Top 14 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ooty, India - Updated 2024

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Somewhere in southern India, tucked away on a hill, is a town known as Ooty. Located in Tamil Nadu State, Ooty has remained an obscurity to tourists, until now. It’s a quaint destination that is endowed with a scenic landscape of rolling hills and famous things like toda huts. Within the depths of this enchanting land is the stunning Ooty Lake. An artificial body of water, the lake is a great site for water activities. Complementing this beautiful scenery is a vast expanse of land of exquisite roses on Elk Hill called Rose Garden. Ooty is certainly a plant lover’s haven with sites like the Government Botanical Garden where you can explore their large selection of plant species. Thinking about vacationing to Ooty and experiencing all the fun things to do? Find out where to stay by checking out our list of the best Airbnb vacation 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 April 06, 2024.

1. Turrett Heritage Cottage (from USD 133)

Turrett Heritage Cottage is a lovely colonial-style home situated in the lush Elk Hill neighborhood. Guests with a large group can book not just the cottage but also the annex house. Relax and admire the wondrous garden, which won the Best Private Rose Garden award at the 2022 Ooty Flower Show.

The home is fully furnished, and includes a well-equipped kitchen that’s also stocked with cookware and condiments. For entertainment, there’s a TV set with cable channels, as well as home Wi-Fi so you can keep in touch or update your social media pages.

Stayed at this property?
Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
1.74 km (1.1 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
201 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. Splendid family apartment with scenic views (from USD 85)

You’ll find that this apartment has plenty of space to fit a medium-sized family and include wonderful extras such as a complimentary breakfast. A housekeeper service can help you run errands such as grocery shopping. The rooftop deck is a shared space where you can enjoy the sight of the surrounding mountains and the Heritage Palaces.

Regarding sleeping arrangements, the living room has a bunk bed and a couch that can be converted. Wi-Fi is also available so you can show off to friends and family the beauty of Ooty.

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Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
2.75 km (1.8 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
46 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 4 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
linens were clean and changed everyday
place is very very clean
the rooms were quite clean and well maintained
rooms are clean and as per the pictures
overall place is neat and clean
perfect place host abdul was a phone call away
people are very friendly and hospitality is great
abdul was very helpful
care taker was really helpful and took care of our every need
the host were very accommodating and helpful as well
the proximity of the tourist spots from this location is great
location is great everything is near by not walkable though
well worth the money and the location is also very close to the city's attractions
nice place in the heart of the city
great place to stay away from all the hustle and bustle of the city
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3. Gorgeous colonial house with antique furniture (from USD 139)

Enjoy the ultimate stay by letting yourself spend a couple of happy days at this colonial house that dates back to 1936 and is furnished with antique furniture, collected from various places. Even better, you can bring some of the best people in your life because the property is a suitable vacation home for a group in Ooty.

Facilities offered here include four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a spacious living room, and a pretty garden, which makes for a nice place to enjoy a stroll in the morning.

Stayed at this property?
Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
3.68 km (2.3 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
106 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 8 Beds 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely ambience and quirky rooms
all rooms have heaters and the garden is gorgeous
the place is impeccably clean and well maintained
the place is maintained clean and the house is beautiful
the property is very clean and very well maintained
we found the rooms spotlessly clean a plus - i am a doctor :)
highly recommend the place is not only super clean but also done up really well
truly appreciate the hospitality thoughtfulness of the staff
excellent polite and decent staff
the hosts are quite humble and helpful
prem was an outstanding host
we enjoyed the delicious home cooked food and served with so much 'prem' by prem the caretaker
the place is very near to all attractions
absolutely outstanding great location
a beautiful house secluded yet so close to the city
such a beautiful place and every corner and wall speaks for itself
the place is so peaceful that you will hear only birds singing
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4. Reuben's Homestay (from USD 138)

Rent out this mansion known as Reuben’s Homestay in Ooty. The Airbnb rental is found just outside the town, within a short distance from the center where you can access the various places of interest found there. Still, you’re away from the bustles of the town, enjoying tranquillity when staying here.

This rental house has four bedrooms and can host up to 10 guests. The house sits in front of a lush lawn that offers a great place to enjoy an afternoon. Inside, you’ll feel right at home in this alluring space that’s bright and genial. There’s a spacious, well-furnished living room, an equally spacious kitchen that’s fully equipped, and stunning, elegantly designed bedrooms.

Stayed at this property?
Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
1.59 km (1.0 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
126 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 4 Beds 11 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 11

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we didn't have wifi because of some external conditions but other than that loved the place
there was only a single issue with the wifi but apart from that everything else was near perfection
we had a comfortable stay
there is a nice fireplace in the living room
we had a very comfortable stay and a nice time
a beautiful place very clean and hospitable
the kitchen area was also clean and fully equipped
great home clean with amazing service and communication and a beautiful garden
everything was good expect a little cleanliness issue(utensils were not as expected)
house is very nice neat and clean
staff was very helpful and polite
care taker madhu also guided us
the host took very good care of us
the host was very helpful and accommodating
madhu is a an excellent care taker
location is very nice
the location of the bunglow is awesome
the location is also good and and easily accessible
the property is located in prefect location and it is very well maintained specially garden
best place for family trip
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5. Cozy cabins in Fuschia Kotagiri (from USD 27)

Stay in simplicity and enjoy the peace and tranquillity offered in this beautiful destination. Known as Fuschia Kotagiri, this accommodation offers wonderful cabins for rent to guests. Able to host up to two guests, the cabin offers a modest accommodation with all the basic necessities. A parking lot welcomes you to the property from where you’ll follow a trail that leads you to the cabins. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, this destination offers serenity amidst a scenic landscape. At times, you’ll catch a glimpse of animals like deer and bison. In the cabins, you’ll get a king-sized bed and an adjoining bathroom with a shower.

Stayed at this property?
Ooty, TN, India
2.37 km (1.5 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
193 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in cabin 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my room was well-kept comfortable and included a balcony again with a fantastic view
great place to stay forget about everything no phones no wifi and just enjoy your vacations
beds were pretty hard for software old aussies fun talking to sharan and chad
the rooms are comfortable and neat
do not expect much from the rooms but they are comfortable
with a clean and tasty food
3: neat and clean cottages
the rooms are basic but very clean and we had nothing to complain about
place is so clean tidy and also pet friendly
the accommodation is clean neat and comfortable and sharan is a lovely host
host is nice family
the host is very welcoming and kind
sharan is a great host
he was a fantastic host and went out of his way to help me
the people there help you with everything and are great hosts
the location is absolutely wonderful
the location was awesome
a peaceful place away from the city
a waterfall near the place is fun
amazing location and wonderful host
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6. The Grange Hotel (from USD 57)

This beautiful 1860-built building stands on an expansive property and offers 10 rooms to guests. If you’re traveling in a really large group, you can rent out the whole place which can host over 16 guests. However, if you’re simply traveling alone, just one of the rooms will do. Get a taste of the area’s history by staying here. Each room is made up of sleek, wooden floors and elegant beds. Modern amenities are provided including a flat-screen television and free WiFi.

Stayed at this property?
Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
1.05 km (0.7 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
24 reviews   Wifi Available
Room in heritage hotel 16 Beds 16 Guests 10 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
very clean and peaceful hotel
nice and clean hotel a little apart from the city center
staff is so helpful
people were welcoming and helpful
everyone is kind restaurant food also great
nishanth is the best host i've met till now
he's polite friendly caring and is always there for you
location is also fantastic inside the city
awesome place in the heart of ooty
the location is pretty central and yet it's quite peaceful inside the hotel
however it is very close to the commercial street - which i loved about this
great place in the ooty town
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7. Tiny honeymoon suite on a hill (from USD 30)

When in Ooty, there might not be a better thing to wake up to than with your loved one beside you and a stunning view of the beautiful rolling hills. You don’t even have to stay in luxurious hotels for couples to have this experience. One of the budget-friendly places to stay in Ooty, this Airbnb rental can actually accommodate up to three guests, making it ideal for couples and small families. A kitchenette, a small bathroom, and a flat-screen TV are all included in the room as well.

Maximize your time here by enjoying the breathtaking nature views from the garden, having a small barbecue party, and warming yourself up by the campfire.

Stayed at this property?
Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
3.6 km (2.3 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
288 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent view from the room
the view from the room is breathtaking
awesome view from the room
room has beautiful view
the view from the room is simply breathtaking
clean and well maintained rooms
it was very clean and comfortable
it was very clean
the room was really clean
the room was very clean & pleasant
also the care taker mr
the care taker mr
care taker jose is helpful
good response from host vijay prabhu garu and care taker jose
mr jose caretaker is very helpful
location and rooms was superb
beautiful place a good location away from town
very quite and peaceful location
absolutely love the location of the home
good location amazing view
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8. Nova Scotia Bungalow

This 19th-century house is perched on the hills of Ooty, flanked by lush trees and a breathtaking scenery. Five minutes away, you’ll find the bus stop where you can catch a bus to the town center. This house has six bedrooms and is perfect for a large group traveling together. Come and enjoy the serene hilltop location that offers spectacular views both day and night. Each room in the house is spacious and well-furnished. Make yourself at home in the living room or have fun in the indoor games area. The property also boasts of a badminton court and a kids’ swing.

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Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
2.11 km (1.4 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
25 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in castle 7 Beds 16 Guests 6 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place is quite beautiful with incredible views and lovely rooms
lovely stay in ooty with large comfortable rooms and beautiful views
the dining area was nice for us to sit and eat breakfast lunch and dinner
very clean and comfy - thanks
the house is very clean
rooms were clean and had basic amenities
good clean place with a view
care takers and staff are very friendly
the staff is very helpful and friendly
a beautiful place with friendly staff
the host was very helpful he gave us a little tour around the town
dinesh is a great host and have caretakers there who take care of all the things before hand
casa bison had everything we could need and the location was incredibly picturesque and scenic
decent place for a comfortable family stay; away from hustle bustle of city
dinesh's place is very easy accessible from ooty main which is less than 10 minutes to reach
just 10 mins away from the ooty town me and my friends got the best place around here
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9. Two-bedroom house

Stay in this modern and stylish house that’s nestled on a hill and offers spectacular views of the forest and the rolling hills in the background. This is an elegant home away from home that offers a comfortable place to stay. Its living room is large and boasts of plush, leather couches. The lower floor also houses the kitchen and dining area. You’ll be able to prepare whichever meal you please in the fully equipped kitchen. Upstairs, the bedrooms are found. With an air of luxury, the rooms offer a wonderful place to rest at the end of your thrilling day out. Both rooms have a double and a single bed ensuring the rental can comfortably sleep six guests.

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2.73 km (1.7 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
3 reviews  
Entire house 3 Beds 6 Guests

10. Cottage accommodation

Rent out a cottage in this peaceful destination. This rental is perched very close to the lovely Ooty Lake, a place you can go to enjoy thrilling water activities like boating, fishing or even swimming. Located in the beautiful countryside, you’ll enjoy the lovely view and the tranquillity of this area. These rentals are simple but cozy, with a double bed found in each. You also get a private bathroom adjoined to the room. Also available is a television so you can watch your favorite shows when you want to.

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5.32 km (3.4 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
18 reviews  
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
rooms were good and clean
the room was spacious and clean
we needed them the property was kept clean
hospitality of the host was awesome
great host and a wonderful stay
and a caring host make this property a good choice
the host is very nice and always approachable just a call away
very gracious host and we had nothing to complain about will definitely visit again
a good place to relax
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11. Townhouse in Ooty

A two-bedroom rental, this townhouse can host up to six guests. It’s located close to the town center so you’ll be within easy reach of all the best shopping outlets, restaurants, and cafes in the area. Also, Ooty Racecourse is just a stone’s throw away, with a view of this beautiful site from the home. The house is quite homey and offers a comfortable place to stay. There’s a spacious living area that’s beautifully furnished. There’s an open kitchen here as well and it’s equipped with all you’ll need to prepare your meals. Both bedrooms boast of a double bed, complemented by plush mattresses.

Stayed at this property?
Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
1.89 km (1.2 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
22 reviews  
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
place is very clean too
it is clean well maintained and exactly as is shown in the picture
it's new property house is clean and spacious
the place was well maintained and clean
the place was sparkling clean when we checked in and it really felt very homely
the owner is very friendly
great hosts as well
hosts of this place are very polite and helpful
very prompt host so anything he's there to help
host mohnish and his wife is helpful in suggesting new places to explore
this place is located at a good location in ooty
kloney mane is a very good restaurant right off the street near the home
the place is great looking and exactly located in the city which is helpful in terms of commutation
it's a good to place to relax away from city noise
overall we loved the place and will try to come to same place again in future
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12. Snowdon Heritage

A heritage mansion, this beautiful building is today a luxurious bed and breakfast. It has a quaint and elegant interior that matches the beauty of the exterior. You can rent out a room that has the capacity to host three guests. Each room in this mansion is elegantly designed and tastefully furnished. You’ll enjoy spending your nights on the queen bed or simply lounging on the cozy couch in the room. You’re also allowed access to the dining area where you can enjoy your meals.

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Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
830 meters (0.6 ft) from Government Botanical Garden
30 reviews  
ROOM IN BED AND BREAKFAST 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the stay was comfortable and has an antique touch
spacious clean and well furnished rooms
bedrooms and washrooms were clean and received healthy response from the host
host has maintained the property very well and cleanliness won't be any issue
the host is cool
the host and her staff were very friendly and helpful
guka was a great communicator and host
strongly recommend delicious meals prepared by the host herself
a nice homely place to reside in budget
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13. Vineyard Cottage

Get away from the bustles of daily life and relax in the Vineyard Cottage, an accommodation that can host up to 10 guests. Come and enjoy a vacation with your friends or family in this home away from home that’s nestled in the midst of tranquillity. The house is endowed with modern amenities making it a perfect home away from home. A large living space ushers you into the house. Inside, you’ll feel the warmth of the home. Each room has a comfy bed with warm bedding. You also get a television and fireplace in the living room. The kitchen is fully equipped and perfect if you need to prepare your own meals.

Stayed at this property?
Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
3.33 km (2.1 mi) from Government Botanical Garden
23 reviews  
Private room in residential home 5 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great property: cozy place for families of different sizes
clean large room and bath room
very nice place very neat and clean
he has kept the place very clean and all basic facilities are available
the kitchen is setup and the place is super clean
the host was very friendly good hospitality
she was really friendly and always ready for some patting
benjamin is helping and caring host
benjamin is a gracious host and cares for his guests
wonderful host and would definitely love this place
the house is at a calm and quiet location
we recommend this place
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14. Guesthouse accommodation

This vacation rental in Ooty can host up to six guests. Found in a gated community, you’re are certain to enjoy the peace and quiet in this area. Still, you can access various places of interest on foot, found in the nearby town center. This rental’s main space is massive, with just a coffee table inside. From here, you walk into the equally spacious bedroom which boasts of two king-sized beds. Cooking isn’t allowed but breakfast and dinner can be provided on request.

Stayed at this property?
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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A tranquil holiday

Enjoy a tranquil holiday in this hill town. If you’re looking for a destination that’s far from the stresses of daily life then this is a perfect place for you. As there are the best Airbnb rentals in Ooty, along with quaint farm stays and economical options such as Oyo rooms, an enjoyable vacation is within easy reach.

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