Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly resort with 3 restaurants and full-service spa


This family-friendly Kodaikanal resort is located on a lake, within 3 mi (5 km) of Bryant Park, Kurinji Temple and Kurinji Temple Kodaikanal. American University of India and Kodaikanal Golf Club are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Resort Features

3 restaurants, a full-service spa, and a golf course are available at this resort. Free buffet breakfast, free valet parking, and a free area shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 91 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and furnished balconies. Sofa beds and 24-hour room service are standard, as are LED TVs with digital channels.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Carlton features a golf course and an indoor tennis court. Dining is available at one of the resort's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 3500 square feet (325 square meters) include a conference center. This family-friendly resort also offers a spa tub, a 24-hour fitness center, and a sauna. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

The Carlton has designated areas for smoking.

  • Terrace 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Total number of rooms - 91 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Conference space 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Sauna 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (free) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Hair salon 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Computer station 
  • Children's club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Conference center 
  • Indoor tennis court 
  • Free self parking 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Year Built 1985 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3500 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 325 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor tennis court  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (free)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Miniature golf on site  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( INR 550 per day )


Free long-term parking, Free self parking, Free valet parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Private bathroom 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Furnished balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning.

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.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A golf course, an indoor tennis court, and complimentary bicycles are featured at the resort. Other recreational amenities include a spa tub, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Miniature golf on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa. Services include massages, body wraps, and body scrubs.

  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Massages 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 10 AM

Check-in time ends at 12:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; guests who are foreign nationals must present a valid passport and visa.


Check-out time is 9 AM

Payment types


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No pets or service animals allowed

Guests who do not check-in on the expected date of arrival can be charged for the full amount of the reservation. There will be no refunds issued for early departures. For more details, please contact the office using the information in the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: INR 550 per day (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 6000 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: INR 4300 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 8 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Carlton is listed in the 2016 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.

Added Benefits

Book a stay in any room or rate plan now - December 31, 2016, and receive the following benefits per couple: Non-alcoholic welcome drink on arrival; 2 (500-ml) bottles of mineral water per day; complimentary stay for children under 8 years without extra bed; box of homemade chocolates in room; complimentary use of gym and indoor games (except billiards); 30 minutes of boating once/stay (2-night minimum stay required); half-day local sightseeing once per stay (2-night minimum stay required).

Full details at check-in. Offer subject to availability. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.

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