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The Carlton

5.0 star property
Mountain resort with 3 restaurants, near Bryant Park

8.8/10 Fabulous

38 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Refrigerator
The price is P7,044
Price available on 19/05/2022
Lake Road, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, 624101
Main amenities
  • 91 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Golf course
  • 3 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Free children's club
  • Free babysitting
  • Free area shuttle
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Indoor tennis court
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Free use of bicycles
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Babysitting (free)
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (free)
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

Getting around

  • Madurai (IXM) - 164 min drive
  • Free area shuttle
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

The Carlton

In addition to a golf course and a free kids' club, The Carlton features an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for INR 6000 per vehicle. You can indulge in massages, body wraps, or mani/pedis, and The Silver Oak, one of 3 restaurants, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A bar/lounge and a 24-hour fitness center are offered, and rooms at this luxurious resort get the details right with deep soaking tubs and premium bedding.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Operational Recommendations for Hotels (FHRAI - India)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 91 units
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time from 10 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Express check-in/out
  • Check-out time is 9 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; travelers who are not citizens of India must present a valid passport and visa.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Free babysitting
  • Free children's club


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite valet parking
  • Free onsite extended parking
  • Free onsite RV/bus/truck parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Free offsite parking nearby


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Free area shuttle

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning
  • 3 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Barbecue grills
  • 24-hour room service

Taking the kids

  • Children stay free
  • Free children's club
  • Mini golf
  • Free local shuttle
  • Playground
  • Free babysitting

What to do

  • Fitness classes
  • Racquetball/squash
  • Mini golf
  • Shopping
  • Pool table
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (3500 square feet of space)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free bicycle rentals


  • Built in 1985
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Golf course on site
  • Arcade/game room
  • Spa services
  • Indoor tennis courts
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
  • Steam room


  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Premium digital channels
  • Pay movies

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Balcony
  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Stay connected

  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and manicures and pedicures.


The Silver Oak - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The Hearth - Onsite café. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
The Terrace - This restaurant specializes in barbecue.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of INR 6000 per vehicle (one way)

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Rollaway beds are available for INR 4300.0 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Operational Recommendations for Hotels (FHRAI - India).


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Carlton Hotel Kodaikanal
Carlton Kodaikanal
Carlton Resort Kodaikanal
The Carlton Resort
The Carlton Kodaikanal
The Carlton Resort Kodaikanal

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Overall score and ratings






Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Very Good

Srinivasan, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Prime location, pretty views, and good food
The hotel is located at the heart of the settlement, with most rooms facing the Kodai lake. The close proximity to the lake and the surrounding market makes this a prime tourist spot. The rooms are standard-grade 5-star offerings. The cottages are the highlight. Although just marginally expensive than the premium rooms, they come with three rooms, plus a bathroom, and a garden. The bathrooms have a bathtub which is the cherry on the top, and quite rare in the region. The food offers plenty of variety, with the buffet consisting of over a dozen options. In terms of added facilities, have indoor games like air hockey, TT, tennis, as well as spa services. The lush green gardens are a highlight, with swings, see-saws, and other contraptions for both children and adults.
Syeed, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

ANSHUL, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Poonam, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Kailash, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It was an amazing experience, we enjoyed the very comfortable stay and delicious food and excellent service
VIJAYALAKSHMI, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Smart hotel great location beautiful surroundings good restaurant
1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Tell the Truth
Checking in a little rough! They wanted to take our picture! We asked why! They said marketing! We said no! Then they changed their story to taking a picture was a government regulation! No other 4-5 Star Hotel dit this?
Ron, 1-night romance trip
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6/10 Good

The hotel receptionist not attend phone calls & when check out take a longer time ( more than 25 min) waiting. This hotel put clothing sales for three weeks from 02/02/2018 onward. So the clothing sales persons very crowded every were the hotel common areas from 01/02/2018.
2-night trip
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