Top 13 Family Resorts In Ooty, India - Updated 2024

Alyssandra Raiza
Alyssandra Raiza 
Updated
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Nestled in the hills of Nilgiri is the town of Ooty. Though modest in size, it is rich in natural wonders and called the “Queen of hill stations”. Ooty lures visitors with its rolling landscapes, which makes for plenty of excellent picnic spots. You can even hop on a Mountain Railway and enjoy the picturesque views of hills up-close. Set against this gorgeous backdrop is Ooty Lake, a man-made body of water that’s perfect for boating. Such a breathtaking destination like Ooty is best enjoyed with your loved ones. If you need help planning your next family trip there, check out our list of the top family resorts 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 08, 2024.

1. Fortune Resort Sullivan Court (from USD 80)

Spend a luxurious vacation at this opulent resort that boasts a gym and a spa. You can get a relaxing massage and sweat out toxins in the steam room. Enjoy playing table tennis and billiards while your little ones have fun in the playground or kids’ club. Those on work trips can take advantage of the on-site business center.

Additionally, treat your taste buds to a variety of mouthwatering cuisine served in its onsite restaurant where you can also get kids’ meals. Have a relaxing evening with drinks and cocktails in the in-house bar. Keep in touch with the world during your stay with free internet access.

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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

2. Green Nest Resort Ooty (from USD 72)

Enjoy a pleasant hillside getaway at this chic resort that offers free Wi-Fi. It features a playground and offers board games for kids’ enjoyment. You can savor Indian, continental and Chinese food at its onsite restaurant, which also serves a kid-friendly buffet. Rent a free bicycle at the property and explore the nearby attractions.

Every guestroom comes equipped with cable television for your entertainment. Select rooms also feature a separate lounge area to enjoy in-room dining, while a few other units boast stunning mountain or garden views. You can also go to the terrace to take in the scenery.

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Green Nest Resort Ooty

Wifi Available

Address: kettikambai,kotagiri,Coonoor
13.33 km (8.3 mi) from Government Botanical Garden

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Garden Non-smoking rooms

3. King's Cliff (from USD 112)

Spend a memorable family holiday in this elegant resort that features a lovely floral garden for your leisure. Visits to tea estates, horseback riding over the hills, and jeep safaris into the forest are all provided by the property. Apart from that, your kids can enjoy playing board games or badminton.

In addition, you can stay up-to-date on the latest news or watch live sports on satellite television standard in every room. Certain units are also equipped with a fireplace to keep you warm and cozy. Indulge in exquisite Chinese, Indian, and continental cuisine offered in the resort’s restaurant, and enjoy alfresco dining in the garden. 

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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

4. Sinclairs Retreat Ooty (from USD 78)

Enjoy a tranquil retreat in this magnificent resort tucked away in the Nilgiri Hills at a height of approximately 2,001 meters (6,564.96 feet). Stay in shape during your stay with access to the gym onsite. While your children have fun in the playground or indoor play area, you can spend your leisure time playing pool or table tennis. The on-site Pine N Petals restaurant offers Chinese, Continental, and Indian food.

Moreover, you can grab your favorite drink at Alto Espirito, the in-house chic bar with Spanish overtones. You can nibble on light appetizers and drinks while basking in stunning valley views at The Portico. As part of the amenities in the room, you will find satellite TV, a desk, and a separate seating area.

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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

5. La Niebla Farm Resort (from USD 81)

An unforgettable stay awaits you at this charming hillside resort on a tea estate. You can start your day with a steaming cup of tea or coffee on your balcony admiring the serene mountain view.

In the two outdoor pools, one of which has a waterslide, you can have a blast with your kids. Moreover, you can unwind and rejuvenate in the warm, bubbly waters of the hot tub available in the bathroom.

In the evening, enjoy a campfire in the garden under the star-studded sky. Keep your children engaged and entertained with outdoor play equipment while you enjoy your favorite cocktail at Moon Piper, the onsite restaurant.

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La Niebla Farm Resort

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 6/205 The Woods Little Planeteers Rd Melur Hullathy P O Udhagamandalam (Ooty)
5.76 km (3.6 mi) from Government Botanical Garden

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

6. West Downs The Heritage Resort (from USD 83)

This exquisite resort offers a delightful escape for your family. Start your day with a sumptuous complimentary breakfast, then head over to the onsite cafe for a fresh cup of coffee to get energized. You can enjoy lunch or dinner at the in-house restaurant that serves halal meat and kids’ meals.

You can hire a taxi or car at the resort for sightseeing or have a relaxed afternoon cooking smoky, juicy meats on the barbecue grill. Or enjoy the fresh air on the playground with your kids. You can post your vacation pictures on social media with free Wi-Fi access.

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West Downs The Heritage Resort

Wheelchair accessible

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

7. Club Mahindra Derby Green, Ooty (from USD 108)

Club Mahindra Derby Green is surrounded by vibrant flowers and sprawling fields, making it perfect for those looking to enjoy nature. The resort has air-conditioned rooms, each fitted with a satellite TV, plush beds, as well as a cozy lounge area. The en-suite bathrooms also come with hot and cold shower facilities.

At the resort, you and your family can enjoy a number of activities together. You can spend a relaxing day at the Ayurvedic spa or join a cooking class. For some active, outdoor fun, you and your little ones can try land zorbing.

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Club Mahindra Derby Green, Ooty

Address: 29-49, Baikey Road Ettinnes Road, Ooty ( near Race Course)
2.46 km (1.6 mi) from Government Botanical Garden

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Airport shuttle Laundry

8. Sterling Ooty Fern Hill (from USD 100)

Sterling Ooty Fern Hill is another sought-after accommodation in Ooty, noted for its excellent food and top-notch service. Each suite at the hotel is spacious and comes with modern comforts such as an LCD TV, heating, and blackout curtains. Room service and front desk are also available for guests 24/7.

There are plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy here. Kids can have lots of fun at the kids’ club and playground, while adults can unwind in the sauna or enjoy a massage at the spa. Families who prefer to be a bit more active during their holiday can indulge in outdoor activities, such as horse riding and boating nearby.

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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

9. Sterling Ooty Elk Hill (from USD 93)

Nestled at an elevation of 2240 m (7349 ft) above sea level, this 4-star resort offers breathtaking vistas of Ooty Valley. Its rooms boast bright and modern interiors, as well as a good set of amenities to meet your family’s needs. You can sleep soundly on the plush bed, enjoy your favorite shows on the cable TV, and keep clean in the private shower.

Everything you need can be found right in the resort. Enjoy meals together at the restaurant or have some delicious snacks at the in-house Coffee Shop. You can also enjoy family-friendly activities like ping-pong or a barbecue.

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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

10. Mountain Retreat - A Hill Country Resort (from USD 72)

Mountain Retreat boasts elegant suites and cottages that are fitted with mod cons such as a TV, free wireless internet access and ironing facilities. To make your stay extra special, you can check out their family special package, which includes breakfast for the entire family, a complimentary stay for 2 kids under the age of 13, discounts on laundry service, as well as complimentary use of the game room.

Enjoy fresh and delicious meals in the on-site restaurant. If you wish to venture out and explore, the resort is just 4 km (2.5 mi) from Botanical Gardens and about 5 km (3.1 mi) from the Central Bus Stand.

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Mountain Retreat - A Hill Country Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Grand Duff Road, Valley View, Lovedale, Ooty
3.68 km (2.3 mi) from Government Botanical Garden

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms Business centre

11. Delightz Inn (from USD 62)

Nestled on Tiger Hill and set against the breathtaking Doddabetta Hills is Delightz Inn. This three-star resort is a great choice for families that love the outdoors, with numerous activities that you can enjoy together, including horse riding and archery.

For families with young children, a special family package is offered by the hotel. This includes a two-day and one-night stay at a deluxe suite with complimentary stays for two kids under the age of six, several meals, and even a nature walk to the beautiful Tiger Hills.

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Delightz Inn

Wifi Available

Address: Belmonte Terrace, Melthalyatimund,
1.92 km (1.2 mi) from Government Botanical Garden

Parking Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Family rooms

12. Drizzle Drop Inn (from USD 30)

Drizzle Drop Inn provides the warmth and comfort of home. The inn boasts bright rooms with soft beds, a flat-screen TV and free wireless internet access. Each room also features a balcony, where you can catch some fresh air and enjoy the view. Continental and buffet breakfast is available every morning to help you start the day right.

During your stay, you will also have access to a shared lounge and garden, where you can unwind and relax. Your little ones are free to play at the children’s playground. Meanwhile, bikes are available for hire at the inn, so you can also keep active and explore the area.

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Drizzle Drop Inn

Wifi Available

Address: 215 H, Dispensery Road, Fern Hill Ooty
3.35 km (2.1 mi) from Government Botanical Garden

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

13. Fortune Retreats (from USD 30)

If you’re looking for budget-friendly accommodation, look no further than Fortune Retreats. It offers cozy rooms and apartments, and each is kitted out with a cable TV, Wi-Fi access, a refrigerator, and a private bath with complimentary hygiene essentials. Some rooms even come with a balcony, where you can relax and take in the nature views. The in-house restaurant serves authentic Indian cuisine. You can even request room service and enjoy delicious meals in the comfort of your room.

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Fortune Retreats

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Belmont Terrace, Tiger Hill,
2.16 km (1.4 mi) from Government Botanical Garden

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Laundry Dry cleaning Facilities for disabled guests

Explore Ooty with your loved ones

With its stunning landscapes and a plethora of outdoor activities to enjoy, Ooty is an excellent destination to enjoy some time with the family. Book a stay at one of the above listed family resorts, and you’re sure to have a memorable trip.

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