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Home Stays in Ooty
Home Stays in Ooty (courtesy: ruisilvestre)

Ooty is a pristine hill station offering a serene ambiance and exciting opportunities to spend time amidst nature. The hill town is strewn with tourist spots and is well known for its scenic beauty. Tourists visit the pristine hill station to rejuvenate in a relaxing atmosphere away from the bustle of the city.

A large number of heritage and modern homes on the picturesque hill slopes of Ooty have been opened to guests as homestays. The cozy homestays in Ooty offer a relaxing stay in the Queen of Hills. These historic properties bring to you the luxury of the colonial era while providing you with all the warmth of a home away from home.

Located in the most scenic spots of the hill station like on the hilltop, edge of a cliff, or near an avalanche, these homestays are perfect for a peaceful vacation. They also offer excursions and activities like nature walks and bonfires to make your stay even more enriching. You can pick from budget-friendly stays with basic amenities to the most luxurious ones with kitchen and other modern facilities.

Here’s a list of some of the best homestays in Ooty:

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Gravityville has been a heritage homestay in Ooty since 1936. The colonial English house exudes elegance through its modern interiors and exquisite architecture. Retaining its colonial charm with vintage furniture and well-manicured lawns, the hotel offers peaceful views of the Ooty hills.

You can spend your vacations in a royal way at this luxury homestay. Their staff is courteous and knowledgeable about the city. This homestay has themed bedrooms like Winter Forest, Bunk Bedrooms, Neelakurunji, and Sullivans Oak. You can pick from their themed rooms depending upon the views and beautiful interiors. Each room is attached to private balconies.

Gravityville offers you a homely stay with a kitchen offering fresh food. They serve local, Indian and Continental delicacies at their lavish dining area. A garden area is also maintained on this property where meals can be served on your demand. Overall the accommodation is perfect for joyous and comfortable vacations.

  • Location: Bluegum, Dingledale, Fingerpost, Ootacamund, Ooty-643006
  • Price: INR 7,990 to INR 11,139 per night
  • Distance: 3.4 Kms from Ooty Railway Station, 3.5 Kms from Ooty Bus Stand, 89 Kms from Coimbatore International Airport
  • Amenities/Activities: Parking, Internet, Room Service
  • Private Swimming Pool: No
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Wildlife Bungalow

The peaceful and beautiful Wildlife Bungalow is located near the Mudumalai Tiger-Reserve. Tucked away amidst nature, Wildlife Bungalow promises a pleasant and relaxed stay. Placed on a cliff, the homestay overlooks the sanctuary area.

The quaint Wildlife Bungalow has 5 bedrooms with kitchen and a common area for dining. The beautiful verandas invite you to enjoy the splendid views of the surroundings. You can enjoy delicious meals and chill out with your loved ones in the lap of nature.

You can play outdoor games like cricket, volleyball, badminton or spend your time relaxing in the huge garden area. You can enjoy the views of traveling clouds that appear in the beautiful blue sky. Experience true luxury as you sit amidst the tall eucalyptus trees while enjoying a barbeque and fresh tasty food from the hotel's kitchen.

They have ample space for indoor or outdoor parties. Family gatherings and get-togethers can be arranged by the resort. You can request a special bonfire arrangement too.

  • Location: Hullathy, Ooty-643007
  • Price: INR 14,900 per night onwards
  • Distance: 14 Kms from Ooty Railway Station, 15 Kms from Ooty Bus Stand, 100 Kms from Coimbatore International Airport
  • Amenities/Activities: Trekking, Barbeque, Bonfire, Car Parking
  • Private Swimming Pool: No
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Wyoming Heritage

Wyoming Heritage is one of the best places to stay in Ooty for nature lovers. The property boasts of its colonial architecture and splendid surroundings. The breathtaking vistas from their rooms make it the perfect place for a peaceful vacation.

You can spend your time watching the views of the nearby mountains change from being covered by mist to the slopes being kissed by warm sunlight. Their garden features lush green alpine trees. You can rejuvenate amidst the greenery and enjoy the beauty of nature.

Wyoming Heritage features an artistic living room and comfortable rooms for guests to unwind after a long day. The homestay is well maintained as all rooms including the bathrooms are very clean.

They serve delicious and freshly cooked food. The menu is customized to suit your palette. Coupled with good weather and awesome food, the Wyoming Heritage is the best homestay with a kitchen in Ooty. A stay at this property is sure to make your holiday in Ooty memorable.

  • Location: 6 - Sheddon Road, Near Chettinad House, Via - Hotel Gempark Road, Ooty, 643001
  • Price: INR 3,175 per night onwards
  • Distance: 2.4 Kms from Ooty Railway Station, 2.5 Kms from Ooty Bus Stand, 87 Kms from Coimbatore International Airport
  • Amenities/Activities: Laundry, WiFi, Car Parking, Transportation
  • Private Swimming Pool: No
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Cascade Meadows

Cascade Meadows is nestled on a small hilltop, amidst a tea plantation. It is the perfect budget homestay in Ooty offering a peaceful experience away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It offers a rejuvenating experience with astounding views of the hill station. It is located close to Hadathorai Waterfalls, Catherine Falls, and Kodanad viewpoint. A short walk to the beautiful natural waterfalls rejuvenates you from within, bringing peace of mind.

Cascade Meadows homestay offers you eight spacious private rooms with a bathroom replete with traditional decor. It has a separate living area with a kitchen. Their big garden is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the fresh air. A professional cook prepares delicious food for guests and serves South Indian, North Indian, and other dishes on demand. Cascade Meadows also houses a party hall where you can listen to refreshing music all day long.

  • Location: 1/276 Hadatorai Estate, Nihung Post, Kotagiri, Ooty, 643217
  • Price: INR 1,750 per night onwards
  • Distance: 30 Kms from Ooty Railway Station, 30 Kms from Ooty Bus Stand, 74 Kms from Coimbatore International Airport
  • Amenities/Activities: Garden, Car Parking, Fire Extinguisher
  • Private Swimming Pool: No
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Colonels Inn

Colonels Inn is an impressive homestay nestled in the hills of Ooty and located near an avalanche. The homestay has a congenial host, large spacious rooms, and an attached garden. The property is located near the lush greenery of Kalhatty Waterfalls and Avalanche Lake. The gorgeous vistas are a treat for bird watchers and nature enthusiasts. You can also walk down to the renowned Botanical Garden.

The rooms at Colonels Inn are categorized into Deluxe and Double Deluxe rooms. All rooms have all basic amenities and some have an attached balcony. The rooms are very spacious, comfortable, and pleasant with wooden flooring. The property has a separate sitting area with a kitchen. You can choose to enjoy the delicious food in their dining room or your bedroom. The property also offers a terrace to their guests.

  • Location: Mahalakshmi house, Bandishola road, Ooty, (Near Sacred Heart Church)-643001
  • Price: INR 3,225 per night onwards
  • Distance: 3 Kms from Ooty Railway Station, 3.1 Kms from Ooty Bus Stand, 87 Kms from Coimbatore International Airport
  • Amenities/Activities: Garden, Car Parking, Laundry, Restaurant
  • Private Swimming Pool: No
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Irinjalakuda House

Irinjalakuda is a wonderful homestay overlooking Ooty’s valley. It is located at Havelock Road and many tourist attractions in Ooty are located very close to this beautiful homestay. The property offers a mesmerizing view of the ‘Nilgiris’. Wooden floors and sophisticated interiors lend a classy look to the house. Their floral garden is an ideal place for guests to relax and enjoy the cool mountain breeze.

Irinjalakuda House is a two-storey homestay with Deluxe bedrooms and attached bathrooms. Rooms are accompanied by changing rooms along with a spacious sitting room, verandah, and dining room.

Their courteous staff makes your stay more relaxed and comfortable on both floors. Their first floor consists of an additional studio room. The insulated outer walls of the rooms prevent chillness adding to your comfort. Their kitchen serves delicious Indian and Continental dishes.

  • Class: 3 Star
  • Location: 66/8,66/9 at RS No. 5395, TS No. C1/12, Havelock Road, Ootacamund, Ooty-643001
  • Price: Starting from INR 2,250.00 + Taxes per night
  • Distance: 2.5 Kms from Ooty Railway Station, 2.6 Kms from Ooty Bus Stand, 94 Kms from Coimbatore International Airport
  • Amenities/Activities: Bonfire, BBQ, Restaurant, Laundry
  • Private Swimming Pool: No
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Tuccil Luxury Homestay

Tuccil Luxury Homestay is a beautiful homestay with modern amenities and a relaxing ambiance. This amazing property is located right at the entrance of Ooty, “Queen of the Hills”. It has very good connectivity to all the tourist spots and is a very peaceful place. The well-maintained home has state-of-the-art home automation making it a nice place for family and friends to chill out.

The property has three types of rooms. Nilaya, a voguish contemporary family suite equipped with all types of modern amenities is perfect for a homely experience. Ishatvam Standard Deluxe Rooms provide you with an escapade with advanced aesthetics and fancy facilities. Ishatvam Premium Rooms create an ambiance synonymous with wonder. An attached balcony with most rooms will inspire you to spend your time rejuvenating amidst nature.

Equipped with a smart and modern kitchen, the homestay serves delicious food on-demand. You can also choose to cook and experiment in their kitchen. The place is nice for a vacation with family and friends.

  • Location: 114/15, Vijayanagar Palace Road, Ooty-643001
  • Price: Starting from INR 3,000.00 + Taxes per night
  • Distance: 3.1 Kms from Ooty Railway Station, 2.2 Kms from Ooty Bus Stand, 84 Kms from Coimbatore International Airport
  • Amenities/Activities: Home Theater, Laundry, Luxury Pond
  • Private Swimming Pool: No
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The Abode

The Adobe is an eminent symbol of French heritage architecture. It is located on a hillside amidst the serenity of Ooty’s nature. The homestay is located near an avalanche and is a walking distance away from Botanical Gardens and Ooty Lake.

You will relax and refresh yourself with spectacular views of lush green surroundings and panoramic views of the mountains. Taxi facility is also available for sightseeing and information regarding tourist places is provided. The Abode is a peaceful homestay for families, individuals, and tourist groups under a budget.

The property has four deluxe rooms designed with classic elegance and three family suites. Each room has unique architecture and exotic styles. The rooms at Abode are spacious, decorated, and attached to a family dining hall. The bedrooms are soundproof and have excellent furniture to ensure that guests have a comfortable stay.

You can enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the accommodation. Their friendly and attentive staff assist you in planning your excursions, arranging for transportation, and sharing local information for a fun-filled holiday in Ooty.

  • Location: 14f, Arni House Rd, Stone House Area, Kil Kodappamund, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643002
  • Price: INR 2,800.00 + Taxes per night onwards
  • Distance: 3.7 Kms from Ooty Railway Station, 3.8 Kms from Ooty Bus Stand, 93 Kms from Coimbatore International Airport
  • Amenities/Activities: Camp Fire, Parking Space, Travel Assistance
  • Private Swimming Pool: No
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Marlborough House

The 100 years old Marlborough bungalow is a colonial bungalow that stands as testimony to British craftsmanship and architecture. The beautiful property is surrounded by lush greenery and is located near an avalanche.

Adding to the old-world charm of the place are paintings and artworks from the bygone era. The peaceful ambiance is accompanied by wooden flooring, paneling, and old Victorian furniture. This seasonal get-away is perfect for vacations during summer. It is the most popular retreat to beat the heat and get in touch with your inner self and experience nature in proximity.

Overflowing with greenery, classic wooden furniture laid out beautifully in its spacious rooms, and a rustic charm, the Marlborough house is the most sought-after luxury homestay in Ooty.

The property offers seven bedrooms that can accommodate two to five guests in each room. Their lavish verandahs and windows allow you to enjoy the vibrant view of the hill station. The place is perfect for relaxation and self renovation.

  • Location: 123 Havelock Road, Bandisholai, Opposite to old Vigilance Office, Ooty - 643 001
  • Price: Starting from INR 8,900 per night
  • Distance: 2.7 Kms from Ooty Railway Station, 2.8 Kms from Ooty Bus Stand, 87 Kms from Coimbatore International Airport
  • Amenities/Activities: Room heaters, Modern fittings, Lawns, Gardens, Play area, Outdoor sitting
  • Private Swimming Pool: No
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Logan Camp

Logan Camp is a cozy colonial-style luxury homestay surrounded by the natural beauty of Ooty. Located amidst the surreal beauty of the hill station’s tea garden, it offers undulating views of the Western Ghats. This property is a perfect place to enjoy the beauty of nature with your loved ones. The climate here is pleasant with average temperatures.

Logan camp is the perfect destination for romantic vacations. You can enjoy the scenery with the night sky lit up with stars and witness the beauty of Ooty from the view tower.

Logan Camp has two budget-friendly homestay options to choose from. One is the Logan Bungalows that are two-bedroom bungalows made with wood and equipped with modern amenities. These bungalows have spacious rooms with an attached bathroom, a living area with chimneys, a fireplace, and a garden area.

The other homestay option is Explorers Cottages. They have spacious rooms with bathrooms, luggage space, and veranda. The cottages are equipped with a kitchen that serves homely food from their fixed menu. It has a garden to relax as you enjoy the weather and the scenery around. Logan Camp offers separate honeymoon packages with customised offers.

  • Location: Bicketty, Ooty-643202
  • Price: Starting from INR 2,500 + Taxes per night
  • Distance: 11 Kms from Ooty Railway Station, 10 Kms from Ooty Bus Stand, 80 Kms from Coimbatore International Airport
  • Amenities/Activities: BBQ, Trekking, Outdoor Games, Car Parking
  • Private Swimming Pool: No

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