11 Best Cottage Rentals In Ooty, India - Updated 2024

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Ooty is locally known as Ootacamund or Udagamandalam, a town in Tamil Nadu, India. Despite its topical location, the area has a subtropical highland climate with mild conditions all year long. It is a popular tourist destination with a myriad of things to do. Some of the parks and gardens that can be found in this region include the Government Rose Garden which is the largest garden in India with the largest collection of rose species others with unique colors like green and black colored roses. There is a highland Deer Park along Ooty Lake edge, home to a variety of deer species and other animals. If you’re planning to visit here and are wondering where to stay, we’ve got you covered with a list of recommendations. Scroll down and take a look at the best cottage rentals in Ooty, India.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, 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 03, 2024.

1. Turrett Heritage Cottage (from USD 133)

Book a stay at this cozy cottage surrounded by a private garden amidst the Nilgiri Hills. Enjoy the tranquil environment of this well-lit and airy space that features a fully equipped kitchen for creating delectable dishes. Stay seamlessly connected with WiFi access and a dedicated workspace while the TV with cable offers endless entertainment possibilities.

Whether you opt to sit indoors on leisurely afternoons or outside on the patio basking in the sun, you’re sure to find your perfect spot at this rental. The hosts can arrange local activities and tours.

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Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
1.74 km (1.1 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
195 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 7 Beds 9 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tv n wifi with ups backup was helpful
just enjoyed our time watching movies at amazon fire tv at night
the caretakers vishal and his father stephen ensured our stay was comfortable
we had a very comfortable stay
we ordered breakfast and dinner from the neighbours (dennis) simple and delicious
rooms were clean and very comfortable
the place was clean and well maintained
everything was super clean
a great place to stay with family and very clean and accurate as well
the cottage is beautiful breathtaking and extremely clean
the housekeepers were helpful
great hospitality was shown by the caretaker
caretaker was very helpful
one of a kind marvelous property
the host hari responded to all our questions promptly and also provided great suggestions for shopping and eating
the property is great and the location is excellent
great place to stay peaceful and serene location away from the city
a great place to relax privately in center of the city
it’s a wonderful place to stay
it is a good place to stay for family and friends
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2. Secluded wooden cabin near tea estates (from USD 72)

Escape to this beautiful wooden cottage nestled near tea estates. This self-catering haven is gracefully situated near vegetable farms, offering a retreat infused with nature’s splendor. Stay connected with WiFi access, and the dedicated workspace ensures you remain productive. Whether you choose to unwind by watching TV or embarking on a tranquil walk, serenity awaits. Create unforgettable memories with your loved ones by the outdoor fire pit.

The kitchen is ideal for showing off your culinary creativity and crafting delicacies, and afterward, enjoy your meals at the dining table. The cottage is perfect for a group stay in Ooty.

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Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
1.21 km (0.8 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
4 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

3. Amazing and spacious accommodation (from USD 90)

If you’re wondering where to stay in Ooty, then pick this amazing and spacious accommodation located in a private and serene location. This two-bedroom cottage in Ooty can accommodate no more than eight guests. The apartment is perfectly nestled with perfect blue mountain views. This quaint home features a fully equipped kitchen, beautifully furnished living area and a dining area for you to enjoy your meals at. Each morning you get to enjoy a complimentary breakfast. If you want to stay indoors, there is a television set and some boardgame to keep you entertained.

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Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
665 meters (0.5 ft) from Government Botanical Garden
39 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
rooms were comfortable and the view from the master bedroom offers an excellent view
nice thoughtful touches in all rooms fresh flowers and great breakfast
she's a very gentle person and got us things (tea iron box etc
the special touch was the yummy breakfast that she prepared for us every morning
spacious and clean house
the linen and towels provided were super clean
warm hospitality clean house lovely place
the house is very beautiful and clean
mayberry is a terrific property - spacious clean contemporary fixtures and very accessible
the host was very friendly
sheela is a very gracious host
wonderful host fabulous home
sheela has been an wonderful host
sheela aunty was very helpful and warm
a best place close to town
good location a walk to city centre still quite at the villa
places at a nice place with easy access to most places of interest in ooty
everything was super clean the place is close to city center with shops at walkable distance
the breakfasts were delicious the location was perfect for exploring ooty and the surrounding areas
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4. Exclusive one-bedroom accommodation (from USD 16)

If you’re looking for low-rent cottages in Ooty, then book this lovely one-bedroom accommodation in a secluded and private location surrounded by greenery. This accommodation is located just a few minutes from the Ooty Lake, which is one of the best things to do in Ooty. It features one queen bed and two single beds which are well made with clean bed linens, toiletries and towels are also provided. You can take a short walk to the botanic gardens just a few minutes away and enjoy the beautiful view. It has a well-equipped kitchen for you to prepare your meals and local pubs, restaurants and shop are just close by making sure you never miss anything during your stay.

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Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
2.28 km (1.5 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
18 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything was smooth and comfortable and as expected
the caretaker was very helpful throughout our stay
caretaker was very helpful
ram is a great host
good care takers and prompt support
ram was an excellent host
nice place very close to boating area and 15 to 20 minutes walk to town
the house is located in a calm quite and picturesque area
rates are really good as compared to other properties in the location
location was very near to ooty lake and all the transports are easily available
it is a confortable and cute house with restaurants and tea/coffee stalls nearby
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5. Quaint home in the center of the town (from USD 75)

This stunning three-bedroom apartment features a beautifully furnished living room that has comfortable sofas and a large TV set for your entertainment indoors. The bedrooms are each furnished with a queen bed made with clean bed linen. Visit the local restaurant’s shops and pubs that are a short walking distance from this beautiful apartment. The Botanic gardens are the perfect place to visit and explore and is also located just a short stroll from the home. There is a fully equipped kitchen for you to prepare your own means, and an internet connection to keep you connected with folks back home.

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Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
246 meters (0.2 ft) from Government Botanical Garden
92 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is spick and span inside and the beds/furniture are very comfortable
great cozy spot with enough space for at least 6 folks we loved our stay and dhayanitha's hospitality
the place absolutely beautiful and we had a very comfortable stay
the rooms are nice and adequately sized and the beds are super comfy
very clean beds comforters pillows towels etc
it was exceptionally clean and well-maintained
as seen in photo everything was clean
clean rooms great interiors
everything is nice and clean
the host provided it good response
dhayanitha was a great host
caretaker is very helpful/courteous and hosts are very responsive
superb stay very friendly host
caretaker was sweet and helpful
location is near botanical gardens pretty central
very good place to stay close to the heart of ooty
it is in good location and comfortable for family
the neighbourhood is safe to walk during the day and even after sunset
great location right next to the back gate of hebron school
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6. Cozy four-bedroom rental

If you’re a large group looking for Ooty cottages for rent, then this rental is the perfect option for you. Enjoy your stay in this cozy four-bedroom cottage situated on the mountainside. A maximum of eight vacationers can call the beautiful apartment home. The bedroom features an equipped kitchen for guests to prepare their meals. There is an equipped kitchen for meals preparation, towels, toiletries and bed linens are provided. After a long day, take a moment and sit on the balcony as you enjoy your meals while enjoying the captivating mountain view.

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2.59 km (1.7 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
30 reviews  
Entire cottage 6 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
the house was neat and clean
the house is very spacious and had clean
had an awesome stay with friends here house was so clean and location is so perfect with an awesome view
the care taker was very cooperative & helpful
special thanks to the care taker who suggested and executed the awesome bar-b-q party with ease
the host was very responsive though airbnb messaging and shared required information promptly
the caretaker is also very helpful
good accommodation and helpful caretaker
location is quite picturesque
slightly far & uphill from the bus station but the stay was comfortable
it had a indoor fireplaces with was good place to sit talk and relax
very well maintained place
it is a good place to stay
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7. A wood house in the greens

Enjoy your stay in this beautiful accommodation midst a tea estate. This beautiful home is located proximal to Avalanche Lake and the Emerald Lake. This accommodation features a fully equipped kitchen ready for you to cook your meals. The living room features comfortable seats and cable television set to keep you occupied indoors. After a long day traveling and exploring, take a moment seat on the balcony sipping a warm cup of complimentary tea while enjoying the captivating mountain views.

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Nanjanad, Tamil Nadu, India
10.53 km (6.6 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
14 reviews  
Entire cabin 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all amenities were well thought of and made our stay cosy and comfortable
he made sure we had all the basic breakfast tea amenities in place
the place is nice and clean
our host was kind enough to accept our stay request at adhoc notice
thanks to the caretaker mr
caretaker is also very thoughtful and wise
ramakrishnan was also very helpful and prompt in communication
the caretaker and his family was very supportive and took good care of us
good ambiance close to nature
place is located in very beautiful and scenic spot amidst a tea estate with well stocked kitchen
nothing negative about this place
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8. Executive villa on a private estate

Enjoy your stay in this three-bedroom executive villa located in a private estate. It has three queen-size beds, one in each bedroom and one sofa bed. Go wild and prepare your own meals in the fully equipped kitchen. Toiletries, clean bed linen, and towels are provided during your stay. Talk about elegance, the living room is beautifully decorated and furnished with a comfy couch, a fireplace and a television set are available to keep you warm and entertained indoors. You can pull out a chair and sit outside sipping a glass of wine or a bottle of beer as you enjoy the mesmerizing mountain views.

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Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
3.91 km (2.5 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
22 reviews  
Entire cottage 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

9. Spacious cottage in a peaceful location

Suitable for a large group or extended family traveling together, this cottage can accommodate up to 13 guests. It has a spacious interior comprising a furnished living and dining area, two comfortable bedrooms and three clean bathrooms. High-speed Internet and parking space are also available to guests staying at this property. Several restaurants, a mini-mart, a petrol station and many other amenities are located at a walking distance from this cottage.

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Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
1.71 km (1.1 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
5 reviews  
Entire cottage 9 Beds 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
clean nd good place for staying
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10. Beautiful cottage with a waterfall view

Book this tranquil cottage in Ooty during your trip to this beautiful hill station. The rental offers rooms designed in the traditional style. There is a furnished living area, eight well-appointed bedrooms and eight full bathrooms in this cottage. Its serene location atop a hill makes it perfect for clicking amazing pictures. The large garden of the cottage provides lovely waterfall views. Just a 1-km (0.62-mi) walk will take you to a beautiful waterfall.

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1.94 km (1.3 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
44 reviews  
Private room in cottage 16 Beds 16 Guests 8 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
rooms were clean and view from hotel is awesome
one of the cook was north indian and prepared amazing snacks dinner and breakfast
neat and clean rooms and bathroom
the cook does an awesome job in preparing clean and tasty homemade food
the care taker also was of a great help
the care takers were awesome anf always ready to serve you
easy to communicate with host mr
abhinandan was a wonderful host
abhi host of cascade is very nice person
the location is a little further away from ooty but it's a beautiful drive till cascade
he has an awesome team at the location
great place away from the city
it’s good place to stay away from home
the location of the hotel is amazing the room and the food were nice
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11. Cozy cottage with Ooty boathouse view

This cozy cottage is perfect for a family or group of friends. It has a beautifully decorated living room, a spacious bedroom with two king beds and a full bathroom that is very clean and well-maintained. Guests staying at this rental can also enjoy a pleasant stroll in the gated neighborhood area. A gym is located opposite this cottage. With permission from the hosts, you can even access the terrace and gazebo of the cottage that provides lovely views of Ooty boathouse.

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Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
3.06 km (1.9 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
58 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
its a room which is provided to travelers who can live peacefully with very basic amenities
excellent coordination by siva kumar and a warm and cozy place
room was clean and cozy
the house is clean and spacious
good surrounding and very clean place
but it's clean
lastly a bathroom which was very clean
the host is also very helpful
the host was very friendly
but host was polite n good
hosts are very helpful
priya is very nice host
great location close to ooty lake
good place near boat house
this place is located in the serene residential gated society in the central ooty
situated in heart of city yet so peaceful and quiet
amazing place and very scenic location
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Cottages in a pristine location

These cottages in Ooty are located in a peaceful location offering peace and tranquility. The quaint homes are located proximal to some of the most chilled places you have to visit and enjoy your time free from any mind-boggling issues.

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Frequently asked questions about the best cottage rentals in Ooty, India

1. What is the price range for cottages in Ooty?

Cottages in Ooty can be booked at an average price of 50-100 USD. However, some rentals such as Turrett Heritage Cottage can cost as much as 135 USD per night whereas this exclusive one-bedroom accommodation just costs 16 USD for a night.

2. Which cottage rentals in Ooty have parking?

Turrett Heritage Cottage, this amazing and spacious accommodation, and this exclusive one-bedroom accommodation are some of the cottage rentals in Ooty that have parking available, convenient if you’re planning to drive here.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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