The Carlton - An epitome of beauty, serenity and colonial charm.

  Rooms accessible rooms

Discover Paradise besides a lake amidst virgin hills… the only 5 star hotel in Kodaikanal – The Carlton.


The Carlton is an epitome of beauty, serenity and colonial charm. A majestic property set on the banks of the shimmering Kodai Lake, it holds the distinction of being Kodaikanal's only five star hotel sprawling over acres of space. The hotel's pristine terrace gardens overlooking the glimmering expanse of the Kodai Lake enhances the pleasure of your stay by lavishing every conceivable indulgence on you and your loved ones.

Spacious and luxurious accommodation is the hall mark of The Carlton with 91 stylish and comfortable rooms, including four suites and three charmingly built Cottages.


The Carlton offers you the best dining options in Kodaikanal to cater to every taste. Be it the fine dining at The Silver Oak restaurant or an invigorating cup of coffee at The Hearth or a refreshing cocktail at The End of The Road bar.







Rejuvenate your mind, body and soul and add that exotic touch to your vacation by indulging at the Spa with an Ayurvedic / Herbal Massage by our expert masseurs followed by a steam or Jacuzzi. Also a state of the art gymnasium for all you fitness freaks.


The Carlton offers an excellent mix of indoor and outdoor activities for every member of the family like Golf, Snooker, Table Tennis, Chess, Snooker, Air Hockey, Cycling, Boating etc.


Combine business with pleasure at The Carlton as the peaceful environs of the hotel provide an apt venue for destination weddings, business conferences, seminars and events of all descriptions. The Carlton has a state of the art business centre and a variety of indoor and outdoor venues to choose from.


With its regal aura of exclusiveness, The Carlton is aptly called The Capital of Kodaikanal.