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WelcomHeritage Fernhills Royale Palace

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This was an unplanned trip as a surprise to my family....The property is 160 years old, the old charisma is maintained beautifully with the teak wood furnishings and the wall carvings, and some 1000's of pictures all around. Spread across acres of land, this is a quiet, nice, and peaceful place to be. The hotel still works on paper in...

1Thank Rahul L
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I'm an ardent lover of Ooty and we keep visiting Ooty when we take a break from our regular mundane life. One of the times when I visited, we decided to stay at Ooty-Fern Hill and it was worth every bit of it. It is located uphill,hence, ensure that you reach this place by afternoon as it gets really dark...

Thank Kaavya H
Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had an opportunity to stay in Welcome Heritage Fernhills Palace during the middle of Aug,2016. Eventhough the stay was comfortable,the vegetarian food they had served totally lacked quality and taste.Being a vegetarian,we expect good quality food which is a must for visitors like us. To our dismay the breakfast and dinner they served were not at all having quality...

1Thank Muralidharannatarajn
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I had read very good reviews about this place so decided to visit its restaurant with my wife. We reached there at around 11a.m. on Sunday. We asked about available dining options at the front desk. The chef present there rudely told us that there is no brunch available and we would get only tea or coffee. Then we went...

Thank Aaditya C
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I went to this place after 25 years. It was such a pleasure going back the same drive. The lovely forest trees, sunlight falling behind the manicured lawns, were just wonderful. It is like going back in time.

Thank nivedita29
Reviewed 18 July 2016

A stay in this palace will take you to the British colonial period as well as the royality of the Mysore kingdom. It is spread across around 50 acres and literally needs an hours walk to cover the whole area. The palace is wooden to the core and grandness can be seen in the pics displayed from the by gone...

Thank Ojas W
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We had been to the restaurant at the Palace. the restaurant place is big, with all pictures of Kings and their family on the walls. The range is also normal (you are in a palace). we have been here for morning breakfast and loved it. They serve English breakfast too. the scene is also pretty awesome. worth a visit to...

Thank DesuSuresh
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

If u r looking to stay heritage , go for this hotel , this is old palace converted to a hotel . Personally I felt why would I pay such a huge price for this property ! Everything in this place is old , but maintained neat . The outside of the hotel looks terribly bad due to age ....

Thank anandsolai
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Visited their restaurant with my family for dinner. It is very conveniently located with nice interiors and sufficient car parking facility. There was both buffet and alacart available and we chose alacart as we felt the buffet will be too heavy. We ordered some rice pulav, naans & rotis, vegetarian side dishes from the menu. Of course it took some...

Reviewed 22 May 2016

As the name of the hotel suggests it is indeed a royal palace stay. The rooms are royal the expanse of food served is royal, the land around the palace makes you feel royal. Indeed a ROYAL experience. Ooty in general has spoiled its scenic beauty. The ooty I had visited while I was young was completely different than the...

Thank Aparna B

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fernhills Palace is the summer palace of the Mysore Maharajas. It was built in 1844 by Capt. F. Cotton. It changed several hands as the time went by till mid-1860s, when it was temporarily named Moonesami and served as one of the Ooty's earliest club hotels. The year was 1873 when Ferrnhills Palace found a new royal owner. His Highness Chamarajendra Wadiyar X is the first Indian royal to buy an English holding in Ooty. Since then Ferrnhills Royale Palace has been with the Wadiyar dynasty and today it continues in the capable hands of His Highness Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar. The palace is superbly finished with Burmese teak, features a magnificent ballroom with a highly valued ornamental papier-mache ceiling. ... more   less 

Additional Information about WelcomHeritage Fernhills Royale Palace

Address: Fernhill Post, Ooty 643 004, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Ooty
Price Range: $204 - $272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — WelcomHeritage Fernhills Royale Palace 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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“No comments”
 of 5 bubbles 270ska, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not worth staying at this hotel. It is like a mausoleum.”
 of 5 bubbles captask, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“look out for the tea plantation meadows It is tranquil and misty in winters too.”
 of 5 bubbles nivedita29, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The average room carpet area is around 1000 sq. ft. Each suite has a big hall, spacious bed room, very large bathrooms with jacuzzi.”
 of 5 bubbles ojasw, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Royal place.”
 of 5 bubbles DesuSuresh, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
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