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Kodaikanal is a well-known famous hill station of south India located in Tamil Nadu. Famous attractions here are Kodaikanal lake, Coaker's Walk, Bryant park, Silver Cascade falls, Berijam Lake, Kurinji Andavar Temple, Poombarai Village View, and Pine Forest, Pillar Rocks, Mannavanur Lake and more. The waterfall provides relaxation amidst natural beauty of flowing water. Strategically-located Kodaikanal hotels provide a good view of the mountains. Before visiting Kodaikanal, you must book a hotel in advance.

 Kodaikanal hotels prices vary according to hotel facilities, season and type of rooms. Cleartrip is an ideal travel site that helps you plan a trip in your budget. Hotels in Kodaikanal have parks, good view of lakes, free services, such as wi-fi, and many more at an optimum price. If you are planning a long vacation, you can choose homestays or service apartments for a homely feel and nice atmosphere.

Quality of rooms in Kodaikanal hotels can be judged from reviews and pictures on Cleartrip. Various filters are available for easy hotel search like hotels near landmarks, hotels with specific facilities, star hotels and type of property.  You can book luxurious star hotels or budget hotels according to your preference. To ensure you get a hotel of choice, you need to book hotels in Kodaikanal in advance. During the peak holiday session, availability of hotels become less due to huge rush but Cleartrip gives abundant choice regarding hotels and deals with every hotel too. We also provide good offers and attractive deals while booking Kodaikanal hotels within a good budget.

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The Carlton

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Free Breakfast ₹ 11264
4.5 Excellent

Country Club Valley Vista

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4.0 Very Good

Green Pastures - A Hill Country Resort

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Sterling Kodai Lake

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Free Breakfast ₹ 6726
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Sterling Kodai Valley

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Le Poshe by sparsa

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Free Breakfast ₹ 5310
4.5 Excellent

Jem Valley

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Lumino Skypark

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The Hamuse

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Free Breakfast ₹ 3894
4.5 Excellent

KBS Sree Paradise Kodai

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5.0 Excellent

Great trails Kodaikanal by GRT Hotels

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Free Breakfast ₹ 6018
4.5 Excellent

Treebo Trend 4U Resort Kodaikanal

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Free Breakfast ₹ 3181
4.0 Very Good

Hotel Sivapriya

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Free Breakfast ₹ 1445
3.5 Good

Hotel Grand Palace

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Free Breakfast ₹ 1893
4.5 Excellent

Kodai International

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JC Residency

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₹ 3547
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Benzz Park - Kodai

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Altius Nest

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Hotel Pleasant stay

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The Carnival

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Visiting The Princess Of Hill Station: Kodaikanal

Situated in the hills of Dindigul district in the state of Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal is one of the popular tourist spots of India. It was established in the year of 1845 when the city was viewed as a safe haven from hot summer temperatures and other tropical diseases of the plains. Since then the city has flourished economically. The basic income of people living in the city of Kodaikanal comes from tourism and hospitality field. The tourism industry is well-established from the past. With panoramic views of the hills and natural aesthetics, this place is renowned throughout the country.

Booking hotels in Kodaikanal

If you want to escape the summer blues, Kodaikanal is probably the place you can visit. Booking hotels in Kodaikanal is easy. For this, all you need to do is browse through the Cleartrip website as it offers you a plethora of choices. It is understandable that budget plays an important role. Cleartrip has a list of hotels in all price ranges. Budget hotels in Kodaikanal offer services which include television, air-conditioning and room services. There are homestays and guest houses as well. You can also book a luxurious hotel if the budget is not a factor of concern.

Kodaikanal Hotel Booking Tips

  • Location: This aspect must not be overlooked. The locality of your hotel contributes a lot to your vacation. Your hotel must be located in such a place that it has a close proximity to the best tourist spots of Kodaikanal or is in the city centre.

  • Season: If it is the peak season, you might find it hard to get a hotel in Kodaikanal. The price is also higher during this time. It is advised that you book a hotel in advance with Cleartrip to avoid any hindrance.

  • Budget: It is no secret that budget plays an important role while planning a vacation. Your budget can be limited but it should not limit your comfort. You can go through various hotels in Kodaikanal, pick one that fits your budget and comfort.

  • Luxury: If budget is the last thing you would consider on a vacation, you should look for 4-star or 5-star hotels in Kodaikanal. These hotels have a lot to services to offer which includes gym, bar, and restaurant.

Best Localities to book hotels in Kodaikanal

  • Near Kodai Lake: A mesmerising view from here can lighten up your day. You should also opt for this location as it is in close proximity to one of the best tourist attractions in the city. You will find many good hotels near Kodaikanal lake.

  • Hotels near Kurinjiandavar temple: This is a famous temple associated with flowers and Lord Muruga. You can find several hotels in this area.

  • Near Bryant Park: The park is popular amongst tourists. The nearby locality has been known for good hotels. You should be able to find one within your budget.

  • Near Berijam Lake: Berijam Lake has been a prominent city attraction. There are many more lakes in Kodaikanal around which you can get hotels. Berijam Lake has a beautiful landscape, and you can easily find a hotel of your choice in this locality.

The price range of hotels in Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is a busy tourist spot during summer. It is due to this very reason, you have numerous choices in hotels. The hotels start from 750 INR and go up to 6000 INR per night depending on the services offered. Visit Cleartrip and check out the deals available.

How to reach Kodaikanal?

The best way to reach Kodaikanal is through the bus service. The bus service is well-established and connects the city to Madurai and Batlagundu. Buses are also available from Dindigul and Kodai road. The nearest railway station from Kodaikanal is Palani, which is about 64 km away. Dindigul Junction is about 100 km far and Kodaikanal Road station is 80 km away. The nearest airport is Madurai International Airport, which is 115 km away. The transport service in the past few years has expanded.

Dining Places

Being a renowned tourist place, Kodaikanal has some of the best restaurants in the area. Following are the places where you can eat in Kodaikanal:

  • Altaf’s Café, Dolphin’s Nose Road, Kodaikanal

  • Pastry Corner, Annasalai (Bazar Road), Kodaikanal

  • Hotel Astoria, Bazaar Road,Kodaikanal

  • Patel Restaurant, Bazaar Road, Kodaikanal

  • Hilltop Towers, Club Road, Kodaikanal

  • Royal Tibet, Poet Tyagraja Road, Kodaikanal

  • Hotel New Punjab, PT Road, Kodaikanal

Places of interest

Kodaikanal is a place with numerous attractions. Following are the places you can visit while you are in the city:

  • Mannavanur Lake

  • Poombarai Village view

  • Berijam Lake

  • Coakers Walk

  • La Saleth Church

  • Dolmen Circle

  • Christ the King Church

  • Perumal Peak

  • Pine Forest

  • Guna Cave

  • Kurinji Andavar Temple

Interesting facts about the city


As Kodaikanal was established in 1875, the culture of this place has a glimpse of colonial India as well as conventional South Indian tradition. The city has historical significance as well. There are boat races, flower exhibitions and other cultural events organised throughout the year.

Markets: The city is renowned for its traditional handicrafts as well as leather items and embroidery. Some of the popular places for shopping in Kodaikanal are Anna Salai market, the Kashmir Handicrafts center, Tamil Nadu Emporium Poompuhar, and more.

Food: As for cuisine, the locals prepare delicious traditional South Indian dishes as well as Tibetan food items. There are plenty of restaurants offering organic food items as well. There is no shortage of restaurants here in the city of Kodaikanal.

Places to visit near Kodaikanal

  • Kodaikanal Lake: This man-made lake is spread out in the shape of star and is located 3 km from the bus stand.

  • Poombarai Village: Located in the heart of the Palani hills of the state of Tamil Nadu, it is at a distance of about 18 km from Kodaikanal.

  • Pillar Rocks: Located 7km from the bus stand, the place is a set of three big rock pillars, which stand at a height of 400 feet from the ground.

  • Coaker’s Walk: Located at a distance of 0.5 km from Kodaikanal Bus Stand, Coaker's Walk is the most beautiful tourist attraction in Kodaikanal.

  • Berijam Lake: Surrounded by Upper Palni Shola Forest, this place is located about 21 km from the city bus stand.


Kodaikanal has a very pleasant and soothing climate. The temperature in the summer generally ranges between 28 Degrees Celsius and 38 degrees Celsius. In the winter season, the temperature lies between 15 degrees and 25 degrees Celsius.

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October to February

Since winters are pleasant it is a nice time to enjoy here.

March to May

Summers are the busiest of all the seasons as it is not extremely hot. It is the ideal time to visit the city, and there are many tourists during this time.

June to September

July and August are not good for visiting due to monsoons, but if you want to feel the freshness, then you can consider these months. September is suitable for sightseeing.

Festivals of Kodaikanal

  • Pongal: This is a popular harvest festival celebrated here in January and in whole Tamil Nadu. You will feel enthusiasm in markets and homes and temples.

  • Jallikkattu: This is held on the third day of Pongal. This is a bull fight.

  • Festivals like Chithirai, Natyanjali, Mother Salette and Miladi Sheriff are also celebrated with joy.

  • Boat racing and flower exhibition are also organised.

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Kodaikanal Hotels Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is the best time to visit Kodaikanal?

    As Kodaikanal is a hill station, the weather remains pleasant throughout the year. But, the best time to visit is from September to May, when the weather is at its best.

  2. Which are the top 5 must visit places in Kodaikanal?

    Berijam Lake, Coakers Walk, Dolphins Nose, Kodaikanal Lake and Kodaikanal Solar Observatory are the top 5 places to visit in Kodaikanal.

  3. How can I get attractive discounts on hotels in Kodaikanal?

    There are many online travel sites like Cleartrip, which offer various options for hotels ranging from budget hotels to 5-star hotels in Kodaikanal. Go directly to the Hotels page , compare the prices of these hotels and book the best using a valid coupon code to avail the best deal.

  4. Can unmarried couples stay in hotels in Kodaikanal?

    Yes, there are a few hotels in Kodaikanal which provide accommodation to unmarried couples. However, it is important to inform the hotel beforehand to avoid any hassles. Also, ensure that you carry your valid ID proof (such as voter ID, Aadhar card, etc) to show at the time of check-in.

  5. How can I find resorts near Kodaikanal Lake?

    It is very easy to find resorts near Kodaikanal Lake on Cleartrip. All you need to do is enter Kodaikanal Lake, Kodaikanal in the W


    field option on the Hotels Page. The lists of resorts near the famous lake will be displayed in the search results and you can book the resort as per your preference.

  6. How do I book hotels in Kodaikanal near Coaker’s Walk?

    On the Cleartrip website hotels page, mention hotels near Coaker’s in the Where location filter or you may select Coaker’s Walk, Kodaikanal from the landmark drop down option. Lists of all the hotels near Coaker's Walk will be listed and you can shortlist and choose as per your choice and budget.

  7. Do Kodaikanal Hotels offer Wi-Fi access?

    There are several hotels in Kodaikanal which offer Wi-Fi facility to the guests. Some of them are Hotel Spring Valley, Hill Country Resorts, Country Club Valley Vista, and so on. All of these hotels can be booked online through Cleartrip app or website.

  8. What can I buy from Kodaikanal?

    In Kodaikanal, you can buy homemade chocolates, marshmallows and cheese, woollen clothing, handmade articles, hot snacks, children toys, medicinal herbs and oils, coffee Powder, honey, oranges, spices and dry fruits.

  9. Can you name the best cafes in Kodaikanal?

    If you are a coffee lover, then you can head to Pot Luck Cafe, Pastry Corner, Altaf Cafe, Cafe Cariappa, Aby’s Cafe, Cloud Street and many more.

  10. Can you list the top 5 street shopping areas in Kodaikanal?

    The top five places to enjoy local and street shopping in Kodaikanal are Shalimar Weaves, Spices Corner, The Potters Shed, Khadi Emporium and Poompuhar Emporium.

  11. What are the famous sightseeing spots in Kodaikanal?

    Kodaikanal, one of the most fascinating tourist destinations in South India offers some excellent sightseeing spots such as Berijam Lake, Coaker’s Walk, Kurinjiandavar Temple, Kodaikanal Lake, Guna Caves, Pine Forest, Green Valley View, Silver Cascade, Telescope House, Silent Valley View, Devil's Kitchen, Shanthi Valley, Kukal Cave and Shenbaganur Museum, etc.

  12. What are some must do things in Kodaikanal?

    From boating to horse riding, museums to gardens, waterfalls to lakes, cycling to walks, camping to trekking, there are many things to do in Kodaikanal.

  13. Suggest few top restaurants in Kodaikanal?

    Some of the most sought after restaurants in Kodaikanal are Altaf’s café, Café Cariappa, Pot Luck Café, Pastry Corner, Tava, Carlton, Ten Degrees, Hotel Astoria, Patel Restaurants, Hilltop Towers, Royal Tibet, Hotel New Punjab, Cloud Street and many more.

  14. What activities and experiences can I enjoy in Kodaikanal?

    You can visit the Kodaikanal Lake, get the blessings from Kurinji Andavar Temple and Palani Temple, spend time at Berijam Lake, take a walk at Coaker’s Walk, do shopping in the streets of Kodaikanal, go boating and horse riding at Kodai Lake, etc.

  15. How to book a room for international guests near Kodaikanal Lake?

    Go to the Hotels page on Cleartrip website and select Kodaikanal Lake from the landmark dropdown. The list of hotels near Kodaikanal will be listed and you can book the one best suited for international guests.

  16. From where can I book the best tour for trekking in Kodaikanal?

    To book a trekking tour to the two famous tourist attractions- Pambarpuram and Dolphin's Nose, you can log on to Cleartrip website. Cleatrip will help you book Kodaikanal trek without any hassles.

  17. Can you name some 5-star hotels in Kodaikanal?

    The Carlton near the Kodai Lake is one of the 5-star hotels in Kodaikanal. You can book your stay through Cleartrip to avail the best deal!

  18. Can you list some hotels in North Kodaikanal?

    Hotel Spring valley, Snooze Inn, Farm House are few hotels in North Kodaikanal. For more options, you can choose North Kodaikanal from the ‘Hotels by Region’ drop-down on the Hotels page on Cleartrip.

  19. Can you name some resorts in Kodaikanal?

    Hill Country Resorts, Hotel Woody’s, Park View Residency are some resorts in Kodaikanal. All of these resorts can be booked online through Cleartrip.

  20. What are the top 4-star hotels to stay at Kodaikanal?

    If you are looking for top 4-star hotels in Kodaikanal for stay, then the options are Sterling Kodai Lake, Sterling Kodai Valley, and Hotel Le Poshe By Sparsa.

  21. How far is Kodaikanal Lake from Fern Hill Road?

    The famous manmade Kodaikanal Lake is at a distance of 4 km from Fern Hill Road, Kodaikanal and it takes around 10-15 min to cover the distance via road.

  22. Where can I visit the best waterfalls in Kodaikanal?

    The best waterfalls to visit in Kodaikanal are Bear Shola Falls, Pambar Falls, Thalaiyar Falls, Fairy Falls and Silver Cascade Waterfalls.

  23. What are the top places of interest in Kodaikanal?

    Berijam Lake, Coaker’s Walk, Kurinjiandavar Temple, Kodaikanal Lake, Guna Caves, Pine Forest, Green Valley View, Silver Cascade, Telescope House, Silent Valley View, Devil's Kitchen, Shanthi Valley, Kukal Cave and Shenbaganur Museum, etc. are few top places of interest in Kodaikanal.

  24. Can you tell me about some budget hotels in Kodaikanal?

    If you are looking for some budget hotels in Kodaikanal , you can choose from Hotel Spring Valley, Snooze Inn, Farm House, Hotel Sunrise and many more.

  25. how is Kodaikanal’s nightlife?

    Nightlife of Kodaikanal is quite a low key and gets quiet by around 9pm as compared to other bigger cities, but the best way to experience the night life of Kodaikanal is by heading to some good cafes or hotels who serve beer and spirits.

  26. Are there any hotels with bar facility in Kodaikanal?

    Yes, there are few hotels which offer bar facility. Hill Country Resorts Kodaikanal is one option. You can check out for other hotels with bar facility on Cleartrip.

  27. Is pool available at hotels in Kodaikanal?

    Yes, but there are not many hotels which have pool. Hill Country Resorts Kodaikanal and Green Forest Resorts are two hotels in Kodaikanal that provide this amenity. You can check out more hotels with pool on Cleartrip. However, it is always better to check with the hotel at the time of booking about amenities offered by them.

  28. Do hotels in Kodaikanal offer 24 hour check-in?

    Yes, there are few hotels in Kodaikanal like Farm House, The Carnival which allow 24 hour check-in. You can check out more hotels with 24 hour check-in and book these hotels online through Cleartrip.

  29. Where can I go for weekend getaway from Kodaikanal?

    From Kodaikanal, one can visit Wayanad, Trichy, Thekkady, Bandipur National Park, Yellagiri Hills, Munnar, Madhurai, Alleppey, Ooty, Kochi, Coimbatore, Kumarakom, and many more places on weekend.

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