"We are so much addicted to the Pulsars and Activas that we have forgotten how we started. Almost all of us started with bicycles before joining the bandwagon. - By blogger and nature enthusiast Srijalism.
A popular hill station in South India, the city was established as a hill station way back in 1845 by the British to escape from common tropical diseases in the plains. Many hotels in Kodaikanal still maintain the old world charm blending naturally with the landscape. Forest areas around the city are full of eucalyptus trees giving off pleasant aroma and keeping the air clean. The Kodaikanal Lake covers nearly 60 acres and is a popular tourist destination. Other important spots are Coaker's Walk, Green Valley View, and Bryant Park. The Kodaikanal Solar Observatory was set up in 1901, and the city also has the 1895-founded Shembaganur Museum of Natural History.
3 Budget Hotels Offering Excellent Hillside Views
Cheap hotels around the hillside provide great views and also attract visitors in great numbers. Richwin Hotels - It has a wonderful spot near popular tourist destinations such as Byrant Park and Coaker's Walk, early morning views from the hotel room must be experienced. Decent accommodation is provided for individuals as well as families. Delicious Indian food is offered. Hotel Spring Valley - The hotel has a regular route to Dindigul Railway Station. It is the ideal place for short stays and offers both standard as well as deluxe rooms. Sightseeing trips are organized for in-house guests. Villa Retreat - This is the best property for views of the valley. The hotel strives to provide tasty food and has a hard-working service team keen on pleasing the guests. Cheap hotels at the scenic hill station are very competitive and offer good packages.
2 Lifestyle Hotels Blending With The Scenery
As expected, a few luxury Kodaikanal hotels are found close to sites offering great views of the valley. The Carlton - The luxurious property has a wonderful location close to the railway station and bus station. The hill station doesn't have an airport, but Madurai Airport is just around 80 km away. It has long been one of the popular luxury resorts offering comfortable rooms and leisure activities including massage. Le Poshe By Sparsa - The Kodaikanal Lake is very close to the hotel, and guests have access to a 24-hour front desk. Spacious rooms with hardwood flooring and cable TV are offered. Car rental services, indoor sports including billiards, laundry services, and a children's playground are also found within the spacious property. Guests are served delicious Continental, Italian, Chinese, and Indian cuisines.
2 Boutique Hotels For Memorable Stays
The beautiful backdrop has inspired many enthusiasts to set up boutique hotels in Kodaikanal. Pine Borough Inn - The beautiful small boutique resort has taken great care to maintain a plant nursery. Decent-sized rooms are clean. Hot water and fresh towels are provided. For a boutique hotel, the tariffs are quite reasonable. Kodaikanal hotels are ideal for leisure stays surrounded by beautiful gardens and trees where hammocks could be easily set up.
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