No one knows the Kodaikanal area better than the locals. Apple Valley is one of the most popular choices with local travelers. Locals also like to book rooms at Kodai-By The Lake, Kodai Gate, and the 3.5-star Sterling Valleyview Kodaikanal.If you’re looking to travel soon, the 3.5-star Hill Country Resort Kodaikanal is a favorite among last-minute travelers. It also features an average guest rating of 4.2 out of 5. Another popular last-minute pick is RJ Inn in Kodaikanal.