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The Carlton

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Executive Suite | Premium bedding, in-room safe, individually decorated
Meeting facility
Deluxe Suite | Premium bedding, in-room safe, individually decorated
3 restaurants, breakfast, lunch, and dinner served, barbecue

Overview of The Carlton

The Carlton

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

8.8/10 Fabulous

39 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Refrigerator
The price is ₹12,981
Price available on 27/03/2023
Lake Road, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, 624101
Main amenities
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 3 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free babysitting
  • Free children's club
  • Free use of bicycles
  • Golf course
  • Indoor tennis court
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
Feel at home
  • Babysitting (free)
  • Children stay free
  • Children's club (free)
  • Playground on site
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator

Room options

About this area

Getting around

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


  • Pastry Corner - 3 min walk
  • Cloud Street - 2 min walk
  • Astoria Veg Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Royal Tibet - 2 min walk
  • Hill Top Restaurant - 1 min walk

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. Other highlights at this luxurious resort include a bar/lounge, a 24-hour fitness center, and a fitness center.


English, Hindi

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
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 available
  • 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 (8 years old and younger) 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 on request (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
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
  • Coffee shop

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Free babysitting
  • Free children's club
  • Free local shuttle
  • Mini golf
  • Playground

What to do

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

Working away

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


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


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


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


  • English
  • Hindi

Room amenities

Be entertained

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

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Portable fan

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

  • 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.

The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; 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.

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).


<p>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. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Does The Carlton offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Carlton does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Carlton?
As of 22 March 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Carlton on 27 March 2023 start from ₹12,981, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Carlton?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Carlton?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Carlton?
Yes, there's free self, valet, and extended parking. Free RV/bus/truck parking is available.
Is airport shuttle service offered by The Carlton?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is INR 6000 per vehicle one way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Carlton?
You can check in from 10 AM - 12:30 PM. Check-out time is 9 AM. Express check-in is available.
What is there to do at The Carlton and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities such as cycling, and practice your swing at the golf course. Additional recreation onsite includes aerobics and racquetball/squash. Relax in the spa tub or enjoy the use of other amenities, which include a 24-hour fitness center and a sauna. The Carlton also has an arcade and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Carlton?
Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants, featuring barbecue.
Does The Carlton have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
Does The Carlton have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around The Carlton like?
The Carlton is a short 5-minute walk from Kodaikanal Lake and 18 minutes' walk from Kurinji Andavar Temple.