About the hotel
Situated in town of Wellington in Ooty, the Riga Residency, Coonoor offers a breathtaking view of the Nilgiris from 6000 feet above sea level. The hotel is marked by lavish interiors and comfortable facilities. The highlight of the Riga is its view of the historic UNESCO World Heritage Nilgiris Mountain Railway (NMR). From the hotel's hilltop location, guests are left spellbound by the sight of this century-old engineering marvel winding its way through the Nilgiri mountains.
Located on Appleby Road in town of Wellington, the hotel is strategically-positioned so that guests get easy access to Ooty's many natural sightseeing destinations, besides the town's shopping and entertainment attractions. The Riga is in close proximity to the Karakorai Aranganathar Temple (Approx. 6 km), a structural edifice thronged by Hindu devotees from all over the country. Those who are interested in natural beauty and the city's infrastructure can visit the Ralliah dam (Approx. 9 km). Other popular tourist attractions in the vicinity are Ooty Lake, Tiger Hill and Doddabetta Peak.
Distance from Coimbatore International Airport: Approx. 80 kmDistance from Ooty Railway Station: Approx. 17 km
The Riga Residency has a fully furnished and well-equipped conference hall that can accommodate up to 50 people. For those travelling on business purposes, the hotel features conference facilities, audio and visual equipment, LCDs, projectors, plus all kinds of business services, meeting facilities and conference equipment. It also boasts of ample parking space, internet access, transportation services, daily housekeeping and travel desk assistance. Round-the-clock room service, security and front desk support is also provided to guests. Guests can also avail of catering services and banquet facilities. In addition, the hotel features a swanky multi-cuisine restaurant known as the Tycoon Restaurant which serves a wide variety of Chinese, Tandoori, North Indian, South Indian, Continental, barbequed and grilled delicacies. The restaurant provides a scenic the Wellington valley and the hotel's lawn and gardens. The hotel also features a well-stacked bar known as the Opium Bar where guests can revel in the multitude of premium liquors, cocktails and mock tails on offer.
The Riga Residency, Coonoor offers deluxe rooms and suites. All the rooms provide a spectacular view of the surrounding hills and valleys through full-length bay-windows. These rooms are equipped with a coloured TV, a telephone line with direct dialling, an in-room safe and more.