Top 10 Resorts In Ooty, India

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Nothing’s as relaxing as heading up the highlands and being surrounded by greenery. Ooty in Tamil Nadu promises exactly that, and a few more things. Formally known as Udagamandalam, Ooty was once a summer station of the East India Company. Today, it’s a popular destination in Nilgiri Mountains. The rolling landscape is filled with tea gardens, colonial-era bungalows, and the occasional waterfall. Some of the sites you shouldn’t miss in Ooty include St. Stephen’s Church, which is the oldest church in Nilgiri. Botanical Gardens are 22 ha (54.36 ac) of well-manicured gardens that pay tribute to the region’s local flora. Relaxation is clearly the thing in mind when one heads to the Queen of the Hill Stations. Continue scrolling to find the top resorts in Ooty, India, and book suitable accommodations.

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. KSTDC Hotel Mayura Sudarshan (from USD 50)

KSTDC Hotel Mayura Sudarshan is a small but serene hideaway just 1.6 km (0.99 mi) away from Ooty Lake. It’s a quiet property, with only 25 guest rooms, all offering stunning views of the surroundings. Your nightly rate also includes free entry to Karnataka Garden.

For your meals, the resort has a multi-cuisine restaurant open daily. If you want to see more of the area, the staff can help you with local sightseeing tours.

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KSTDC Hotel Mayura Sudarshan ,Ooty

Wifi Available

Address: Fern Hill, Ooty,Tamilnadu

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Breakfast in the room

2. Sterling Ooty Elk Hill (from USD 93)

This resplendent resort on Ooty’s Elk Hill is a sight to behold. The entire property is spread across 4.5 ac (1.82 ha) of lush hillside, with stunning views of the racecourse. There are a total of 149 guest rooms and suites available here, and because of the high elevation, they all feature lovely vistas.

Resort amenities at Sterling Ooty Elk Hill include a spa and a multi-cuisine restaurant. There are also tons of activities to try, such as darts and karaoke.

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Sterling Ooty Elk Hill

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: No. 25 Ramakrishna Mutt Road, R. K. Puram, Elk Hill

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

3. Club Mahindra Derby Green (from USD 108)

Club Mahindra Derby Green is a heritage resort offering a long list of amenities on-site for different kinds of travelers. Those who want to relax are invited to spend time at Svaastha Spa. For the foodies, check out Ascot Restaurant on-site and try their delicious local cuisine.

A dedicated travel task is available to assist anyone who wants to explore the rest of Ooty. If you want to take a dip, the outdoor swimming pool is open and features views of the mountainside.

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Club Mahindra Derby Green, Ooty

Address: 29-49, Baikey Road Ettinnes Road, Ooty ( near Race Course)

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

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

West Downs The Heritage Resort stands out for its 19th-century Victorian architecture. The property was built in the late 1800s and once served as a holiday bungalow for British officers.

Today, the resort offers intimate getaways with only 27 guest rooms, all with Victorian design touches. Get your meals at Commonwealth restaurant and follow it up with your drink of choice at 100 - The Bar. You can also get to know other guests or just enjoy the night air at the bonfire area.

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West Downs The Heritage Resort

Wheelchair accessible

Address: No.100 West Bury Road,Mysore Highway, Ooty - Mysore, Ooty, India, 643001

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

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

Step into grandeur at Fortune Resort Sullivan Court. This luxury resort is only 1 km (0.62 mi) away from Ooty’s city center, making it an ideal base for your trip. Guests can pick between 67 beautifully decorated guest rooms and suites, boasting forest or mountain views.

Complimentary breakfast is served every day at their all-day diner, which has a multi-cuisine menu. If you’d rather dine al fresco, the resort is also home to Khyber, where you can host outdoor parties. While staying here, come down to the spa and fitness center for much-deserved self-care.

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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

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

6. Club Mahindra Danish Villa (from USD 74)

Dreamy days await at Club Mahindra Danish Villa. It claims to be one of the prettiest resorts in Ooty. The resort is surrounded by forests, gently sloping down the mountainside. Colonial-style architecture pepper the property, from the main receiving area to each of the resort’s studio apartments.

At Leslige Restaurant, you can experience treetop dining featuring authentic Tamilian cuisine. If you want to go for treks or to check out the local sights, head to the travel desk for assistance.

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Club Mahindra Danish Villa, Ooty

Address: Ooty

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

7. Sterling Ooty Fern Hill (from USD 100)

Sterling Ooty Fern Hill is nestled on 7 ac (2.83 ha) of the beautiful hilltop. Here, guests are treated to unobstructed views of Ooty and Nilgiri Hills. And with its own organic vegetable garden, you’ll get to sample some of the fresh local produce during your stay. As for rooms, the resort has 175 guest suites, some of which are pet-friendly. In-room amenities include LED televisions and mini-fridges.

Fern, which is the resort’s in-house restaurant, features multi-cuisine buffets and a la carte menus.

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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

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

8. EDEN Paradisee (from USD 24)

For intrepid budget travelers who want to make the best of their Ooty trip, look no further than EDEN Paradisee. The resort offers clean and modern rooms, some of which have private balconies overlooking the local scenery. Despite their low rates, each room at EDEN Paradisee has en-suite bathrooms, wardrobes, as well as in-room entertainment.

Free parking is available on the grounds. Ooty Lake is about 3.8 km (2.36 mi) away.

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EDEN Paradisee

Wifi Available

Address: 109, Showreham Palace Road, Off. Ettins Road Near Vijaya Hospital, Next to Khems Hotel Charing Cross

Parking Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services

9. Drizzle Drop Inn (from USD 30)

Fuss-free accommodations are what’s on the slate at Drizzle Drop Inn. If you’re coming to Ooty via the bus or train, this is one of the first resorts you’ll come across. That’s because both the bus and railway stations are 1.7 km (1.06 mi) and 1.9 km (1.18 mi) away from Drizzle Drop Inn, respectively. Meanwhile, if you bring a car, free parking is available on the premises.

City views are to be expected in the rooms here, and every morning, you can join the breakfast buffet or order something a la carte.

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Drizzle Drop Inn

Wifi Available

Address: 215 H, Dispensery Road, Fern Hill Ooty

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

10. King's Cliff (from USD 112)

King’s Cliff was once the stately home of Lady Maybn and Lord Reginald. But that was over 100 years ago. Today, it’s one of the premier luxury hotels in Ooty. There are only nine guest rooms on the property, each one decked out in British finery. Some of these rooms can be joined to form a larger suite.

King’s Cliff is also home to a notable local restaurant called Earl’s Secret. Its menu consists of a wide range of flavors, from Mughlai to continental.

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King's Cliff

Wifi Available

Address: Havelock Road

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

Find something new in Ooty

Ooty is the perfect place to go if you’re looking for a change of scenery while you’re in India. As this list of top resorts in Ooty shows, you can find just about anything here, from budget-friendly resorts to old-world splendor.

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