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The Carlton

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Lake Road The carlton Road, Kodaikanal 624101 India
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#8 of 140 hotels in Kodaikanal
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The Carlton is the only 5-star hotel in Kodaikanal. Beautifully built with a ravishing design, this luxury hotel near Kodai Lake welcomes the guests to have a pleasing stay! KODAIKANAL is presently one of the few remaining unspoiled hill resorts in the country covering an area of 22 Sq. Km. and at an altitude of 2,133 meters (7000 feet) above sea level. The indigenous vegetation comprises. Sholas or compact evergreen forests and grasslands. Climate: The air is clean and the climate bracing at all times of the year. Never hot in Summer – never cold in Winter. Being 10 degrees north of the Equator, snow is unknown, but ground frost may occur between December and February. Average temperature during the summer/winter/monsoon months is as under: Maximum Minimum Mid November to Mid-February (winter) 16.5˚C 9˚C Mid-March to Mid-June (summer) 20˚C 12˚C July to Mid-November (Monsoon) 17˚C 10˚C The Property The Carlton is the only Five-star Hotel in the “Princess of Hill Stations” - Kodaikanal, which is situated 7000 feet above sea level on the hillcrest overlooking the Kodai lake, surrounded by Lush green lawns and nature at its very best. The Carlton is a perfect blend of “Modern Luxuries” and “Old World Charm” reflecting the regal graciousness of colonial charm.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Hot bath
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Badminton
Bicycle rental
Books, DVDs, music for children
Car park
Wifi
Paid wifi
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary welcome drink
Kids' meals
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Bicycles available
Boating
Game room
Entertainment staff
Table tennis
Board games / puzzles
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Highchairs available
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Spa
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Newspaper
Outdoor fireplace
Shared lounge / TV area
Shops
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Desk
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
City view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Lagoon View
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Hindi, Tamil
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Zafir1311 wrote a review 7 Apr
Chennai, India1 contribution
I visited Carlton recently with my family! I always stay here when I go to Kodaikanal! It’s like a second home to me! Best hotel in Kodai I must say!! Well maintained and the staffs are very friendly!! I always stay in the rooms facing the lower lobby (lake view). The restaurant was very nice with good buffet and al le carte menu! The playground and the clubhouse also was well maintained. Hats off to all the staffs who made our stay very comfortable even after this COVID pandemic keeping in mind with all the safety measure and precautions! I would recommend everyone to stay in carlton when u go to Kodaikanal!!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and for your positive comments. We are happy to know that you had a comfortablestay with us and you enjoyed using our services and facilities.. We eagerly look forward to welcoming you again, sometime in the near future. With warm regards, M.Christopher K DGM
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Hill top wrote a review 7 Apr
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Last week our visit to Kodaikanal was our first since the lockdown of 2020. Had a great time at our second home The Carlton.As usual we had a great hospitality from our friendly staffs. We enjoyed a lot
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from THE CARLTON, Other at The Carlton
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Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and for your positive comments. We are happy to know that you had a great time at the Carlton and we eagerly look forward to welcoming you sometime in the near future. With warm regards, M.Christopher K DGM
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KAPIL NAYYAR wrote a review Mar 2021
New Delhi, India3 contributions
Since we could not get a room at the Carlton, me and my family planned to visit them for lunch. Contrary to the the experiences I had read, we were astonished to see that unhospitable attitude of the restaurant team. It seemed the team was over worked with a group that they were serving, but for a hotel their size it was not something we expected. Mr. Rajan who seemed to be the restaurant manager had such a rude attitude that he rather than sharing the ala carte menu with us, he mentioned few dishes which he could serve from the buffet itself. Infact it was so inhospitable that we decided against having lunch there and had a great lunch at Muncheez. Very astonished
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Anaita E wrote a review Feb 2021
Calangute, India71 contributions29 helpful votes
It was a delight to stay here. The service and staff exemplary... The management has an eye for detail everything was impeccable, up to date and well maintained. The Rooms very comfortable each with an amazing view of the lake. Lots of fun entertainment at their Carlton club to keep busy including boat rides. Kudos to the Chef all meals were delicious and they indulge you with curated experiences ours was a fabulous picnic luncheon set in the Forest Park overlooking natural expanse and a lake. Also a delicious South Indian meal on a banana leaf. Visit to a temple and local market was interesting. Airport transfers and speedy check in. Most importantly great care and all norms followed during the COVID pandemic 😷 Thanks for a safe & memorable experience!
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from THE CARLTON, Other at The Carlton
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Guest, We thank you for staying with us and for your positive review of the hotel, its services and facilities. We are happy to that you had a safe and memorable experience during your stay. We eagerly look forward to welcoming you on your next visit when we hope to delight you again with our services. With warm regards, M.Christopher K DGM
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Seema C wrote a review Feb 2021
6 contributions2 helpful votes
The stay was great and the staff very helpful, friendly, going out of their way to make our stay as comfortable as possible and this positive and upbeat attitude was welcome and refreshing. Thanks Carlton, would love to visit again!
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from THE CARLTON, Other at The Carlton
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Dear Guest, We thank you for staying with us. We are happy to know that you have had a comfortable stay with us . We are happy to know that you would be visiting us agaim which we, eagerly look forward... With warm regards, M.Christopher K DGM
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PRICE RANGE
US$102 - US$228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the carlton hotel kodaikanal, carlton hotel kodaikanal, carlton kodaikanal
LOCATION
IndiaTamil NaduDindigul DistrictKodaikanal
NUMBER OF ROOMS
91
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Carlton
Which popular attractions are close to The Carlton?
Nearby attractions include Ice Skating Cafe (0.3 km), Dynasty (0.4 km), and Kiki's (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Carlton?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The Carlton?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a desk, and a fireplace.
What food & drink options are available at The Carlton?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Carlton?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Carlton?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pastry Corner, Cloud Street, and Tava Vegetarian Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Carlton?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Is The Carlton located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Kodaikanal.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Carlton?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Carlton offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Carlton?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Hindi, and Tamil.