9 Best 5-Star Hotels In Ooty, India - Updated 2024

Melanie
Melanie 
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Ooty, one of the most popular tourist destinations in India, is also known as Ooctacamund and Udhagamandalam. It has earned two monikers — “Switzerland of India” and “Queen of Hill Stations”, thanks to its cool weather. It even served as the summer capital of Madras Presidency in the past, and with good reason. Verdant hills and valleys, picturesque lakes, and lush forests are some of the things you can see here. Nilgiri Mountain Railways, meanwhile, is a man-made attraction that has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Reward yourself with a memorable holiday by staying at one of these best 5-star hotels in Ooty, India.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) hotel ratings, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 08, 2024.

1. West Downs - The Heritage Resort (from USD 84)

The first thing that you notice about this property is its magnificent and unrivaled 19th-century Victorian-style architecture. This historical building served as a retreat during the British colonial era.

While having reinvented itself over the years with modern conveniences, the resort still retains its old-world charm. Suites come furnished with period features such as laced screens, vintage dressers, and chandeliers which will make you feel like royalty.

You can savor a cup of coffee in the landscaped garden while soaking in the sights of the picturesque hills. If work brings you to Ooty, you can book a banquet hall equipped with free WiFi for holding business conferences. Enjoy bonfire evenings while walking down memory lane with a loved one and dining under the canopy of stars. Indulge your palate with a delectable spread in the multicuisine restaurant before hopping over to the bar for a royal glass of wine.

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West Downs The Heritage Resort

Wifi Available

Address: No.100 West Bury Road,Mysore Highway, Ooty - Mysore, Ooty, India, 643001
3.36 km (2.1 mi) from Government Botanical Garden

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms

2. Savoy - IHCL SeleQtions (from USD 180)

Built in 1829, the landscaping and design of this hotel recall the colonial past of India. This property can very well tempt you to stay inside its grounds instead of exploring the rest of what Ooty has to offer, since it has its own share of offerings.

Adults will love the various spa treatments and yoga classes on offer at the hotel. Kids, meanwhile, will have fun at the playground, and can even go on a pony ride. The rooms and suites are kitted out with a TV, a minibar, and a fireplace to keep you cozy. If you want to explore the town, you can rent a car right from the hotel.

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Savoy - IHCL SeleQtions

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 77, Sylks Road
1.82 km (1.2 mi) from Government Botanical Garden

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

Other luxurious accommodations in Ooty

3. Glyngarth Resorts (from USD 108)

Glyngarth Resorts allows you to pamper yourself and have fun. Head to the spa to enjoy a massage or get a face or body treatment, and afterward sweat out toxins in the sauna. You can also rest and relax in the garden, go for a swim in the outdoor pool, or unwind by the poolside bar. For maximum indulgence, book a luxury suite that comes with a balcony, a hot tub, and mountain views.

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Glyngarth Resorts

Address: Hullatty Nilgiris, Sholur, Ooty, India, 643007
7.3 km (4.6 mi) from Government Botanical Garden

4. King's Cliff (from USD 112)

You will really feel like royalty when you stay at King’s Cliff. This resort is committed to making guests feel pampered, and some rooms are even equipped with four-poster beds to reinforce that ambiance. The property is flanked by beautiful gardens, where you can stroll around or relax. If you want something a little more adventurous, you can go on a horseback ride or a jeep ride that takes you through a lush jungle.

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King's Cliff

Wifi Available

Address: Havelock Road
1.43 km (0.9 mi) from Government Botanical Garden

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Laundry Free parking

5. Fortune Resort Sullivan Court - Member ITC Hotel Group, Ooty (from USD 80)

Fortune Resort Sullivan Court is an aptly named resort, as it offers a luxurious experience to its guests. The stylish property offers beautifully furnished rooms with colonial touches. It also has a bar and a multi-cuisine restaurant on site.

Currency exchange service is on offer right in the hotel. You can also make arrangements for tours there. If you prefer to stay in, there are on-site activities you can enjoy such as badminton, table tennis, billiards, and horseback riding.

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Fortune Resort Sullivan Court, Ooty - Member ITC's Hotel Group

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: 123, Selbourne Road, Opp. Rose Garden
1.37 km (0.9 mi) from Government Botanical Garden

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

6. Sinclairs Retreat Ooty (from USD 78)

Sinclairs Retreat Ooty sits on the Nilgiri Hills, providing guests with vantage views overlooking the verdant surroundings. Adults and kids alike can have fun playing pool, or table tennis in the game room. Younger children, meanwhile, can frolic in the indoor or outdoor playgrounds. This hotel has a a Spanish-inspired bar, as well as a restaurant that serves Indian, Chinese, and continental cuisines.

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Sinclairs Retreat Ooty

Address: Gorishola Road ,
1.48 km (1.0 mi) from Government Botanical Garden

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

7. Sterling Ooty Elk Hill (from USD 93)

Sterling Ooty Elk Hill provides you with views of the town and the lush valley. It offers a number of recreational activities to its guests, including badminton, table tennis, and darts. The more adventurous can go for horseback riding, or hiking nearby.

You can also kick back and relax by choosing one of the books in the library to read. If you’re traveling with children, you can enroll them at the kids’ club, or bring them to the playground to keep them entertained.

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Sterling Ooty Elk Hill

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: No. 25 Ramakrishna Mutt Road, R. K. Puram, Elk Hill
2.7 km (1.7 mi) from Government Botanical Garden

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

8. Western Valley Resorts (from USD 59)

This resort is a fantastic option if you’re planning to go on a nature retreat, or want to have a romantic holiday with your significant other. The family and superior rooms come with mountain and lake views, as well as a seating area to relax in.

There’s an indoor play area for kids, while adults can indulge in a game of table tennis, or go cycling and fishing nearby. Feeling peckish? There’s a restaurant on site, serving buffet and à la carte meals.

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Western Valley Resorts

Wifi Available

Address: Bygada Road Yellakhandi Village Nanjanad Po The Nilgiris. Tamil Nadu
10.51 km (6.6 mi) from Government Botanical Garden

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

9. Sterling Ooty Fern Hill (from USD 100)

Sterling Ooty Fern Hill is a resort that will tempt you to extend your holiday just so you can enjoy the amenities and services it offers. All rooms are equipped with blackout curtains to help you get much-deserved sleep. You can avail of one or more of the treatments offered at the spa, or relax your senses at the sauna.

There’s a game room, where you can have fun playing billiards, table tennis, or darts. If you love to sing, the resort has a karaoke system, so you can belt out your favorites. The property even has its own shop if you want to get some souvenirs.

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Sterling Ooty Fern Hill

Wheelchair accessible

Address: P.B No 73, Kundah House Road, Fern Hill Post, Elk Hills, Ooty, India, 643257
3.53 km (2.2 mi) from Government Botanical Garden

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace

Treat yourself to a luxurious holiday in Ooty

Ooty once hosted key figures from the colonial past of India. Today, it is a preferred summer destination in India for its pleasant weather. After sightseeing, head to your hotel, where you are guaranteed not just a good night’s rest but also presented with plenty of options to pamper and entertain yourself.

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