Was at Ooty to attend the school day at Lawrence school. Booked it because on Tripadvisor the location was shown as being on Onslow road adjoining Hobart Road that's close to Lawrence School Lovedale. That turned out to be wrong.
Took a lot of time to locate the place... Google maps showed the address correctly and the owners son came down to pick us up when we reached close by.
The room is a typical home stay. Hardly a B&B.
It's located in a congested locality on Elk Road. It's in fact the owners residence as well. Room is as shown in the gallery. However is badly maintained.
There's no service. One has to plan ahead and ask for service which could perhaps be met. They were unable to arrange an early breakfast for us.
The cleaning was not upto any passable standard. Same is the case with the toilet. As all kind of muck lies around. One window opens onto Elk Road which is just 3 ft away. Forget sound sleep... You will be woken up every time any vehicle passes by! The other window opens into a neighboring site... Which is full of garbage.
The toilet is in bad shape. Not been cleaned. Leaking and stinks.
Owners should have been forthright and called their place as Home Stay rather than a B&B.
People beware many of the fancy sounding cottages are similar and are in the neighborhood.
I would not stay in this or similar place again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- We introduce ourself as Anmol’s Cottage, a leading holiday destination. We welcome the guest to have a royal hospitality at an incredible value and have the flexibility of creating your own paradise. Now for a limited period you can stretch your holiday without stretching your budget. With Exotic Vacations in Ooty enjoy the magic of the Green Mountains. we offer luxurious stays at budget prices. Located in the Queen of hill stations - Ooty. Our cottage is situated in the Hills of Ooty and we are very close to the Rose Garden, commercial market area and to the sightseeing spots. We have well furnished rooms with 24 hr hot and cold running water, satellite LCD Television, Laundry service, Travel desk, doctor on call. Wi Fi system. Our Cottage greets you with hill station luxury and charm. Anmol’s Cottage the place you’ll want to come home again and again. Here our guests can enjoy the peace and tranquility of our surroundings, while being within walking distance of Ooty’s commercial areas. The warm, friendly atmosphere at the cottage is just right for a light caused meal or that special celebration. An exciting place to relax, breathe fresh air and experience pleasant weather. Service : We have well furnished rooms and we ensure that your stay will be comfortable and enjoyable. All Guest Rooms are furnished with Satellite television.Our Friendly and courteous staff will ensure that you feel at home, in luxurious ambiance at very affordable prices. All of our spacious and luxuriously designed rooms will ensure that your stay will be comfortable and enjoyable. Facilities & Features: 24 Hour Hot & Cold Water, 24 Hour Room Service, Laundry, Doctor on Call, Travel Desk, Internet Browsing, LCD Television, All Major Credit Cards Accepted, Spacious and Secure Car Parking, Bonfire can arrange on request, Horse Riding available, Candle light Dinner Available, Special Honeymoon Decoration on Request, Car Washing Available, Trek to Scenic Places Available on Request. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Anmol's Cottage India/Ooty