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Chennai
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We checked in on 9th Sept '16 and stayed till 12th Sept. While the check-in process was smooth, the rest of it calls for a total makeover! Food - poor taste and stale at most times. The spread at breakfast / dinner was too small and no service. e.g breakfast was pretty much the same everyday. The chefs don't follow...

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this resort for 3 days We had really great time n lovely activities The rooms are pretty decent n really impressive one. The place is Located near by the Kodai lake n amazing location n nice view of Kodai. We had reached hotel 11am n all formalities were easy done The staff are really appreciative n super...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The resort is new and there is construction going on. It did not bother my family at all. We all liked the food that was served in their restaurant. Its a good view outside. We also liked their streetfood bus in the lawns, which serves street food for a limited time in the evening, i think it was open from...

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I arrived at the place around 12. No welcome drink served. No WiFi in the room. No toiletries. Very slow room service. Quite overpriced for a very average kind of a place. No way worth the price they charge!!!

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SterlingHolidays, Owner at Kodai - By The Lake, A Sterling Holidays Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Ma'am, Namaste! We appreciate your taking the time to share your review of Kodai - By The Lake. We apologize for letting you down with your experience at our resort. we are especially regretful that room service was not up to the mark, and we have raised this with the Resort Management team so that we can enhance the...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My first impression was filled with little disappointment as it was no way "Resort by the lake", with only slightest glimps of lake at best.However it turned out to be a very nice hill side property with decent rooms and functional hospitality. The best part however is landscaping, with so many floral plants in full bloom,it was a wonderful stay....

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Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 7 September 2016

It was memorable staying event at Kodai sterling .i have enjoyed all around. It is really a big resort facility in Kodai.reception staff was really great.they have provided nice hospitality up to the end. Kitchen staff was marvelous. I specially like to thanks Vaibhav Dave and manikandan for their service and sincerity. I admire their professional approach.how can I forget...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 31 August 2016

it is a good resort situated at the end of the kodai lake.having beautifull scenery .staff of the resorts are very cooperative, a battery car is also available for going to the rooms and coming to reception.food is good and children can enjoy in the garden in front of reception.

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Located at the prime area , it's a good property, I've been a regular visitor since I'm a member here , here comes the bad part, this resort doesn't stand upto its reputation, the service & food is very bad , you see this big menu card & call the room service to order your food , the staff replied...

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SterlingHolidays, Owner at Kodai - By The Lake, A Sterling Holidays Resort, responded to this review

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 deeply concerned to learn that we could not deliver on par with our usual standards of hospitality during your stay at our resort. We have escalated your...

Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 days and 1 night at room num 221 ..fast check in... amazing in house care..the view of the lake from the room was mesmerising. We went for a early morning walk around the lake which is just minutes away..encountered few wild Indian gaurs on our way back..extremely happy with the service provided..hope they maintain their standards in...

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SterlingHolidays, Owner at Kodai - By The Lake, A Sterling Holidays Resort, responded to this review

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. It gives us great joy in learning that you had a pleasant stay with us. Kodai - By The Lake is one of our many resorts that are aimed at...

Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A group of 20 families belonging to Rotary club of Madras South stayed in Sterling- Kodai by the Lake. Our group was of very mixed age groups. Great weather and good resort very close to the lake. Lots of indoor activities organized by Sterling - Including Bonfire, Thappattam, Tattoo zone, Paint-ball gun shooting, etc. Food was excellent and good spread...

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SterlingHolidays, Owner at Kodai - By The Lake, A Sterling Holidays Resort, responded to this review

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 pleased to know that we could make your stay a memorable one. Our resort is aimed at ensuring that our guests feel rejuvenated and enjoy the best of...

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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about Kodai - By The Lake, A Sterling Holidays Resort

Address: 44 Gymkhana Road, Kodaikanal 624101, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Kodaikanal
Price Range: $143 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kodai - By The Lake, A Sterling Holidays Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Sterling Resorts Kodaikanal Lake View Hotel Kodaikanal
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Kodaikanal
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“ask for lawn front room”
CSasikumar, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you are a senor citizen, ask for room on ground floor and located near dining hall cum reception. Many rooms are located up the slope.”
pananavati, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“"Choose the rooms closer to reception - Else long walks on slopes"”
SuryaMeduri, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A bit far from the city and going for sight seeing requires more time and higher car hire charges”
Vayu43, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in close vicinity to the Reception area should be preferred for views as well as quick service”
TrishSabby, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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