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    Kodai - By The Lake, A Sterling Holidays Resort

    44 Gymkhana Road, Kodaikanal 624101, India
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good37%
    • Average11%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible3%
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    You need to walk uphill to reach the rooms . They have only one electric cart for this for such a hugh resort . We never got the cart when requested . Finally we had to carry the luggage also ourselves . The sad part...More

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    Response from SterlingHolidays, Owner at Kodai - By The Lake, A Sterling Holidays ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Sir, Namaste! Thank you for choosing to holiday with us at Kodai - By the Lake. We appreciate your taking the time to share your review of our resort. We truly regret the inconvenience caused to you. Your feedback about carts and service has...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed at Kodai by the lake, Sterling holidays for a couple days with my friends. The location of the resort is closer to local market and easy access for sight seeing spots. Rooms are maintained well, Good service, polite and friendly staffs, etc., Overall our...More

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    Response from SterlingHolidays, Owner at Kodai - By The Lake, A Sterling Holidays ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Sir/Ma'am, Namaste! Thank you for choosing to holiday with us at Kodai – By the Lake. We appreciate your taking the time to share your review of our resort. We are delighted to know that you had a pleasant stay with us. At Sterling...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    I was not accepting this kind of 5 star services and quality at this place but they changed my perception. Ultimate resort, best in kodai I would say. Right from reception to restaurant, holiday activity everything was perfect, very well managed. I would like to...More

    Thank sankarasiva
    Response from SterlingHolidays, Owner at Kodai - By The Lake, A Sterling Holidays ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Sir, Namaste! Thank you for choosing to holiday with us at Kodai – By the Lake. We appreciate your taking the time to share your review of our resort. We are grateful to you for your kind words! At Sterling we believe that our...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    We recently visited kodaikanal and went to this resort for a lunch. After seeing the property I wanted to stay there but since I was already booked somewhere else, couldn't. Resort is literally awesome and so is there food. Enjoyed a lot and will surely...More

    Thank Ajay K
    Response from SterlingHolidays, Owner at Kodai - By The Lake, A Sterling Holidays ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Sir/Ma'am, Namaste! Thank you for choosing to holiday with us at Kodai – By the Lake. We appreciate your taking the time to share your review of our resort. Thank you for your kind words directed towards our resort. We are glad that you...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    Location was central. Our guest room was most comfortable, well maintained by the staff. Gardens / Plants around the resort was captivating. Buffet breakfast was simply superb with huge choice. Karthik and his staff team was most courteous and helpful and answered all our queries...More

    Thank Rame123456
    Response from SterlingHolidays, Owner at Kodai - By The Lake, A Sterling Holidays ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Sir, Namaste! Thank you for choosing to holiday with us at Kodai – By the Lake. We appreciate your taking the time to share your review of our resort. We are pleased to know that you had a memorable stay. Our resort is aimed...More

    Kodai - By The Valley, A Sterling Holidays Resort
    490 reviews
    #10 of 78 hotels in Kodaikanal
     
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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Price range
    • USD 64 - USD 214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Luxury Hotel in Kodaikanal
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 104
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    • Location
    • India >
    • Tamil Nadu >
    • Dindigul District >
    • Kodaikanal
    • Also Known As
    • Sterling Resorts Kodaikanal Lake View Hotel Kodaikanal
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    Amrita C
    19 June 2017|
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    Response from tyag_1984 | Reviewed this property |
    Totally worth it
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    4 May 2017|
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    Response from ajsrinivas | Reviewed this property |
    yes they do have some items , microwave , fridge and you can get some utensils from the hotel
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    Arjun2207
    2 May 2017|
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    Response from gaurav1430 | Reviewed this property |
    the resort is around 250 metres from the lake. lake is visible from the rooms, but in true terms the resort is not lake facing.
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