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The Carlton Kodaikanal

Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal
INR 4,575.00
Room Type No. of Nights Meal Plan Package Price
Deluxe Room 3D/2N Breakfast & Dinner 22,800
Whats Included
  • Accommodation on double occupancy. (2 Person)
  • Meals inclusive of Breakfast & Dinner.
  • Welcome drink on arrival. 
  • Chocolates in the room.
  • 01 Free half hour Shikara ride once during the stay.
  • Half day sightseeing once during the stay.
  • Children below 08 yrs. not chargeable
  • All applicable taxes.
Whats Excluded
  • Additional services taken or expenses incurred during your stay at the hotel, which are not mentioned in the above package inclusions will be charged extra and will be directly payable to the hotel.
Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellation ups to 10 days in advance no charge.
  • 10 days to 5 days in advance – retention will be charged for 01 night charge.
  • Cancellation received 5 or less than 5 days in advance will have 100% retention applicable.
Hotel Description

The Carlton is the only deluxe 5 star hotel in Kodaikanal. The Carlton is an epitome of beauty, serenity and the colonial charm. A majestic property set on the banks of the shimmering Kodai Lake, it holds the distinction of being Kodaikanal's only Five Star Hotel sprawling over acres of space. Spacious and luxurious accommodation is the hall mark of The Carlton with 91 stylish and comfortable rooms, including four suites and three charmingly built cottages. 

Hotel Details

Hotel Type: Hill/Mountain resort
Star Rating: Five Star
Address: Lake Road, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu.

Getting There
By Air

Nearest airport is Madurai airport which is at a distance of 120 km from Kodaikanal. Another one Coimbatore Airport 175 km.

By Rail

Kodai Road Station 85 km.

By Road

Reach Kodaikanal from Kodai Road (80km), Dindigul or Madurai and then take a cab/taxi to Kodaikanal. The drive from Kodai road takes approximately 2 hrs while the drive from Madurai takes approximately 3 1/2 hours and from Dindigul it takes about 2 hrs.

Hotel Facilities
  • Daily Newspaper
  • Travel Desk
  • Mini Bar
  • Business Center
  • Speciality Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Club Lounge
  • Concierge Services
  • Safety Locker
  • Spa Facility
  • Conference Facilities
  • Coffee Shop
  • Executive Club Floor
  • Babysitting & Kids Area
  • Banquet Facility
  • Bar Facility
  • Veg & Non Veg Food
  • Gym
  • Elevator
  • Tea & Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • LCD Television
  • Air Conditioning
  • Beauty Saloon
  • Currency Exchange
  • Laundry
  • Disabled
Recreational Facilities
  • Adventure Activities
  • Bonfire
  • Steam / Sauna / Jacuzzi
  • BBQ Facility
  • Games
  • Balcony
  • Golf
Other Facilities
  • Doctor on Call
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alcohol Not Allowed
  • Lawns
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Shopping facilities
  • Power Backup
  • Valet
  • Intercom
  • Games Room
  • Car Parking
  • Hot/Cold Water
  • Cottages - Set amidst lush green lawns the 3 cottages have private flower gardens and are a perfect abode for families to spend their private moments. Amenities include Tea/Coffee maker, Colour HD TV in living bed rooms, DVD player, cordless phones etc.

  • Suites - The 4 Suites offer the best things in life for the privileged few. To name a few the amenities include Tea/Coffee maker, Colour TV in living and bed rooms, DVD player, cordless phones etc.

  • Deluxe Room - Live it up in style in any of the 84 tastefully decorated Deluxe Rooms having wooden flooring with the finest en- suite amenities and private balconies each providing a spectacular view of the shimmering Kodai Lake.

City Description


Kodaikanal is the most beautiful and popular hill station in Tamil Nadu. Kodaikanal is unique place. Kodaikanal is the most sought after honeymoon destination in South India because of its scenic beauty and it has the attribute to leave any nature lover mesmerized by its charms. The word Kodaikanal means gift of the forest in local language. The dense forest with many varieties of trees, the huge rocks in the wilderness and the enchanting waterfalls, makes it a real gift for the tourists visiting this place. Kodaikanal is famous for eucalyptus oil, homemade chocolates, plums and pears. Kodaikanal is famous for the kurinji - flowers, which blossoms only once in twelve years.

Destination Facts:

Location: Tamil Nadu, District Dindigal
Altitude: 2133 Meters
Area: 21.45 Sq. Km.
Temperature: (summer 20 to 36°C) & (winter 8 to 30°C)
Languages Spoken: Tamil Nadu and English

Getting There:

Nearest Airports: Nearest airport to Kodaikanal is Madurai airport
Main Railway Station: The nearest Railway station is Kodai road
Main Bus Station or Road: Tourist bus services are plenty to reach Kodaikanal from Madurai, Coimbatore, Bangaluru, Trichy and Chennai

Distance of a few Major Towns from Kodaikanal:

Munnar- 185km, Dindigul-25km, Palani Hills- 57km, Thekkady-154km, Madurai- 40km.

Eating Around:

Mutton Biriyani, Coconut Chutney, Lady's Finger Sabji, Idly, Dhal Curry, Pongal are some famous dishes found here.

Places of Tourist Interest:

Kodaikanal Lake - It is recognized as Kodaikanal's most popular geographic landmark and tourist attraction. Rowboats and pedalos can be hired at the Kodaikanal Boat Club with its main entrance near the only five-star hotel in Kodaikanal, The Carlton.Horses and bicycles can be hired beside the lake for short periods.

Bryant Park - It is a botanical garden. The garden is with325 species of trees, shrubs and cactuses, the park is a rainbow of stunning flowers during the peak season. A large section is dedicated to nearly 740 varieties of roses. There is an 1857 Eucalyptus tree and a Bodhi tree which adds a religious significance to the park. Ornamental plants are cultivated in a nursery for sale

Bear Shola Falls - It is a tall waterfall in a Reserve forest. The final approach to this quiet area is a gently climbing foot-path.
Shenbaganur Museum of Natural History- There is outstanding taxidermy collection of more than 500 species of animals, birds and insects and a living collection of over 300 exotic orchid species. The museum is affiliated with Loyola College in Chennai and exhibits artifacts of the ancient Palaiyar tribes' people whose descendants still live in these hills.

Guna Caves - It became popular by the Tamil movie Guna, previously called Devil's Kitchen, are deep bat-infested chambers between the three gigantic boulders that are the Pillar Rocks. The deep narrow ravines of the caves are now closed to public due to the trajic deaths of twelve youths there.[citation needed] These dangerous caves are highly protected now, and tourists can see sections of the cave system from afar.

Dolphin's Nose - It is a flat rock projecting over a breathtaking chasm. It is an undisturbed area 1 kilometers (1 mi) down a very steep rocky trail beginning soon after Pambar Bridge. Orange juice vendors along the trail offer a welcome rest stop.Beautiful views of steep rocky escarpments rising from the plains can be seen. The old village of Vellagavi can be reached through a rugged bridle path here. A short paved walkway leads from the road here to Pambar falls (which is also locally addressed as 'Liril Falls' after the famous Liril Soap Advertisement filming in 1985).

Kurinji Andavar Murugan Temple - 4 kilometers (2 mi) from the bus-stand, is famous for its Kurinji flower which blossoms in the area only once every 12 years. The deity here is called Sri Kurinji Easware, who is in fact Lord Murugan. This temple was built in 1936 by a European lady, who on coming to India, converted to Hinduism.She changed her name to Leelavathi and married a Mr.Ramanathan. She is also known as Lady Ramanathan. This temple is under the management of Arulmighu Dhandayuthapani Swamy Thiru Kovil, Palani.

Getting Around the Destination:

Many transport option one can get in this city.

Additional Remarks

Best Time to Visit:

April to June and August to September is the best time to visit the destination.


Special events and festivals go, during 14 -15 August every year Kodaikanal comes alive with the carnival this is the highlight of the year.

Shopping And Entertainment

The people of the city sell clothes, loan out books and handicraft.

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