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Gem Park-Ooty
Ranked #10 of 78 Hotels in Ooty
Certificate of Excellence
Chennai (Madras), India
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“Great Hotel...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2007

This really is one of the finest hotels in India. We have stayed with our daughter twice and intend to go again with our second daughter!!. The standard rooms are quite spacious and give good value for money. The packages are the best way to stay there as they offer superb value for money. Food is good and the room service efficient. Pool is temperature controlled and quite big.
All in all an ideal Hotel to holiday with the family again and again.

  • Liked — The wonderful rooms
  • Disliked — none
  • Stayed September 2003, traveled with family
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2 Thank muralis1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2006

I have been holidaying in Ooty for the past 3 consecutive years.I visit in April and in October. Apart from the weather in Ooty , Holiday Inn Gem Park is the other reason to look forward to the Ooty trip.
I holiday there with my two teenagers and a 7 year old.This amazing hotel has all kinds of recreational activities to keep the kids amused and the parents to them selves.At the same time we do fun things together , like swimming, watching movies,. My husband is a gym enthusiast and has a great time at the well equipped gym.The teenagers often go to the discotheque.As for me just 'being' there is a therapy.I am mostly found lounging on a sette at the sit out near the huge windows , reading , sipping coffee or just looking out at the rolling hills.
Have tried out their suites, the deluxe and once even the standard room.Service is very efficient and gracious.The staff respond quickly to any requests, the travel desk too is very well informed and co operative.
The food is certainly worth mentioning. Their chinese restaurant has a great ambience and the food is awesome.The toda cafe has a beautiful view of the hillside, and serves up snacks and meals throughout the day.Quick service.
The prices are reasonable.They have value for money packages including breakfast .Its great for people who like sight seeing .A big breakfast and you are ready to take on short trips in & around Ooty.
The only draw back is that you need a vehicle to get to the hotel if you are not a walking enthusiast. But we found quaint roads leading to the main street and its quite a good exercise to walk up & down.The markets can easily be accessed by these side roads.
All in all a most pleasurable experience , which takes us back again & again

  • Liked — The comforts, Food & View
  • Tips/Secrets — Look for the small roads to explore the place and to get to the main town centre.
  • Stayed October 2005, traveled with family
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5 Thank Rusha
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Additional Information about Gem Park-Ooty

Property: Gem Park-Ooty
Address: Sheddon Road, Ooty 643001, India (Formerly Holiday Inn Gem Park-Ooty)
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Ooty
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Ooty
#3 Spa Hotel in Ooty
#3 Luxury Hotel in Ooty
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Gem Park-Ooty 4*
Number of rooms: 95
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Overlooking the beautiful Nilgiri Mountains, the hotel stands tall with all elegance and style. A contemporary structure with a traditional feel, Gem Park Ooty has kept itself well with the spirit of the beautiful and picturesque city. It is located in the heart of the town, minutes away from key tourist attractions and major shopping areas. With its convenient location and fine service, the hotel has aptly gained favor of all business and leisure travelers who throng the city throughout the year. The hotel welcomes you to a stunning beautifully done up lobby with impressive Indian art on the walls. It is the spotlessly attired staff, ever ready to do the most to make you comfortable that makes the stay an experience for a lifetime. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Gem Park-Ooty Hotel Ootacamund
Holiday Inn Ootacamund
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Gem Park-Ooty India

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