Somewhere in southern India, tucked away on a hill, a town known as Ooty is found. Sitting 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 and famous things like toda huts. It’s a landscape that’s made up of lush trees that grow on rolling hills. Within the depths of this enchanting land is the stunning Ooty Lake. An artificial body of water, it is a great site for boating and other water activities. Complementing this beautiful scenery is a vast expanse of land on which exquisite roses are grown. This is called Rose Garden and is found on Elk Hill. 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 getting away to Ooty and experience all the fun things to do? Find out where to stay by checking out our list of the best Airbnbs in Ooty, India!
1. A gorgeous colonial house with antique furniture (from USD 100)
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 house is suitable for up to nine people. 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.
Gravityville-Heritage,Quirky and Gorgeous HideoutOoty, Tamil Nadu, India
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Amenities & Room:lovely ambience and quirky roomsall rooms have heaters and the garden is gorgeous
Cleanliness:the place is impeccably clean and well maintainedthe place is maintained clean and the house is beautifulthe property is very clean and very well maintainedwe 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
Host:truly appreciate the hospitality thoughtfulness of the staffexcellent polite and decent staffthe hosts are quite humble and helpfulprem was an outstanding hostwe enjoyed the delicious home cooked food and served with so much 'prem' by prem the caretakerRead more reviews
Location:the place is very near to all attractionsabsolutely outstanding great locationa beautiful house secluded yet so close to the citysuch a beautiful place and every corner and wall speaks for itselfthe place is so peaceful that you will hear only birds singing
2. Reuben's Homestay (from USD 140)
Rent out this mansion known as Reuben’s Homestay. Found just outside Ooty town, it’s 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 in Ooty 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. This rental is the perfect home away from home.
Reuben's HomeStayOoty, Tamil Nadu, India
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Amenities & Room:we didn't have wifi because of some external conditions but other than that loved the placethere was only a single issue with the wifi but apart from that everything else was near perfectionwe had a comfortable staythere is a nice fireplace in the living roomwe had a very comfortable stay and a nice time
Cleanliness:a beautiful place very clean and hospitablethe kitchen area was also clean and fully equippedgreat home clean with amazing service and communication and a beautiful gardeneverything was good expect a little cleanliness issue(utensils were not as expected)house is very nice neat and clean
Host:staff was very helpful and politecare taker madhu also guided usthe host took very good care of usthe host was very helpful and accommodatingmadhu is a an excellent care takerRead more reviews
Location:location is very nicethe location of the bunglow is awesomethe location is also good and and easily accessiblethe property is located in prefect location and it is very well maintained specially gardenbest place for family trip
3. 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.
Fuschia Kotagiri, Cabin 4, 1001 reviews.Ooty, TN, IndiaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:my room was well-kept comfortable and included a balcony again with a fantastic viewgreat place to stay forget about everything no phones no wifi and just enjoy your vacationsbeds were pretty hard for software old aussies fun talking to sharan and chadthe rooms are comfortable and neatdo not expect much from the rooms but they are comfortable
Cleanliness:with a clean and tasty food3: neat and clean cottagesthe rooms are basic but very clean and we had nothing to complain aboutplace is so clean tidy and also pet friendlythe accommodation is clean neat and comfortable and sharan is a lovely host
Host:host is nice familythe host is very welcoming and kindsharan is a great hosthe was a fantastic host and went out of his way to help methe people there help you with everything and are great hostsRead more reviews
Location:the location is absolutely wonderfulthe location was awesomea peaceful place away from the citya waterfall near the place is funamazing location and wonderful host
4. The Grange Hotel (from USD 49)
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.
The Grange HotelOoty, Tamil Nadu, India
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Cleanliness:very clean and peaceful hotelnice and clean hotel a little apart from the city center
Host:staff is so helpfulpeople were welcoming and helpfuleveryone is kind restaurant food also greatnishanth is the best host i've met till nowhe's polite friendly caring and is always there for youRead more reviews
Location:location is also fantastic inside the cityawesome place in the heart of ootythe location is pretty central and yet it's quite peaceful inside the hotelhowever it is very close to the commercial street - which i loved about thisgreat place in the ooty town
5. 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. This budget-friendly Airbnb hosted by Vijayaprabu 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.
Enjoy the breathtaking nature views from the garden, have a small barbecue party, and warm yourself up by the campfire!
DE AMOR – Young Family &Honeymoon SuiteOoty, Tamil Nadu, India
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Amenities & Room:excellent view from the roomthe view from the room is breathtakingawesome view from the roomroom has beautiful viewthe view from the room is simply breathtaking
Cleanliness:clean and well maintained roomsit was very clean and comfortableit was very cleanthe room was really cleanthe room was very clean & pleasant
Host:also the care taker mrthe care taker mrcare taker jose is helpfulgood response from host vijay prabhu garu and care taker josemr jose caretaker is very helpfulRead more reviews
Location:location and rooms was superbbeautiful place a good location away from townvery quite and peaceful locationabsolutely love the location of the homegood location amazing view
6. 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.
❤️NovaScotia Heritage Bungalow-An Ecorganic stay. ❤️Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
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Amenities & Room:the place is quite beautiful with incredible views and lovely roomslovely stay in ooty with large comfortable rooms and beautiful viewsthe dining area was nice for us to sit and eat breakfast lunch and dinner
Cleanliness:very clean and comfy - thanksthe house is very cleanrooms were clean and had basic amenitiesgood clean place with a view
Host:care takers and staff are very friendlythe staff is very helpful and friendlya beautiful place with friendly staffthe host was very helpful he gave us a little tour around the towndinesh is a great host and have caretakers there who take care of all the things before handRead more reviews
Location:casa bison had everything we could need and the location was incredibly picturesque and scenicdecent place for a comfortable family stay; away from hustle bustle of citydinesh's place is very easy accessible from ooty main which is less than 10 minutes to reachjust 10 mins away from the ooty town me and my friends got the best place around here
7. 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.
ESS ESS COTTAGES
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Cleanliness:rooms were good and cleanthe room was spacious and cleanwe needed them the property was kept clean
Host:hospitality of the host was awesomegreat host and a wonderful stayand a caring host make this property a good choicethe host is very nice and always approachable just a call awayvery gracious host and we had nothing to complain about will definitely visit againRead more reviews
Location:a good place to relax
8. 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.
Come to the Home on a hill - Vineyard CottageOoty, Tamil Nadu, India
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Amenities & Room:great property: cozy place for families of different sizes
Cleanliness:clean large room and bath roomvery nice place very neat and cleanhe has kept the place very clean and all basic facilities are availablethe kitchen is setup and the place is super clean
Host:the host was very friendly good hospitalityshe was really friendly and always ready for some pattingbenjamin is helping and caring hostbenjamin is a gracious host and cares for his guestswonderful host and would definitely love this placeRead more reviews
Location:the house is at a calm and quiet locationwe recommend this place
9. 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.
Dar Es Abu HomestayOoty, Tamil Nadu, India
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Amenities & Room:its a room which is provided to travelers who can live peacefully with very basic amenitiesexcellent coordination by siva kumar and a warm and cozy place
Cleanliness:room was clean and cozythe house is clean and spaciousgood surrounding and very clean placebut it's cleanlastly a bathroom which was very clean
Host:the host is also very helpfulthe host was very friendlybut host was polite n goodhosts are very helpfulpriya is very nice hostRead more reviews
Location:great location close to ooty lakegood place near boat housethis place is located in the serene residential gated society in the central ootysituated in heart of city yet so peaceful and quietamazing place and very scenic location
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. With the many choices of accommodations, including farm stays and Oyo rooms, you’ll be able to enjoy a comfortable vacation in Ooty.
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