Top 15 Homestays in Ooty

Ooty is a small hill station in Tamil Nadu in the district of Nilgiris. This list would enumerate many home stay in the region of Ooty and Coonoor, that are about forty-five minutes away from each other. The small hill station is the epitome of beauty and charm. It is a small getaway from the hectic monotonous city life. A trip to the hill station will leave one energized and elated.

The beautiful town has many homestays. These homestays provide an affectionate environment, unlike the aloof stays one has in a hotel. In India, guests are equated with gods “Athithi Devo Bhava“. Thus, a homestay in India is not only comfortable but also enjoyable. The hosts would make sure that all the needs of the visitors are being satisfied.

1. Lymond House

Lymond House
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The colonial house is a dex bedroom bungalow with adjoining gardens and lawns. The gardens are lined with trees and beautiful flowers. Lymond House is amongst the many colonial theme-based homestays in the region.

2. The Wilds Northernhay

The Wilds Northernhay
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The Wilds Northernhay homestay is located in the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary. Though it is almost an hour’s drive from Ooty, the stay here would be worth it. The homestay is located in the forest area. The guests staying here relish the wildlife safaris to the national park. The park houses many varieties of birds, deer and tigers. The stay is a secluded from the main city areas and that is what adds to the charm.

3. The Willow Hill

The Willow Hill
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The stay is modelled like an English cabin. The Willow Hill is located near the periphery and accord a beautiful view of the mountain ranges and the adjoining areas. There are many activities that can be undertaken in the area like paragliding, trekking, jeep riding and much more.

4. Tranquilitea Boutique Hotel

Tranquilitea Boutique Hotel
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The stay is located admit tea plantations. Tranquilitea is known for customizing their plans according to their guests. They never host more than one family per trip. This ensures a more private and enjoyable trip with just your loved ones.

5. Tiger Hill

Tiger Hill
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There are many stays located in this area within close proximity. The view from Tiger Hill and the adjoining area is simply breathtaking.

6. Tea Nest Homestay

Tea Nest Homestay
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The stay is located in the tea plantation. The walk around the estate will make one see the sprawling tea plantation. Tea Nest Homestay looks like the whole ground is painted green and the sky azure.

7. Richmond House

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The stay overlooks the fort in the vicinity. Richmond House has four bedrooms and beautiful gardens. The view of the formidable fort is like the icing on the cake.

8. King’s Cliff

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King’s Cliff has both, a touch of old age beauty and all the modern facilities. The ancestral house has now been converted into a homestay for tourists to visit. The stay is on the outskirts of the city. Thus, secluded from the hustle bustle of the town, the English house is a site of peace and tranquility.

9. Berry Hills

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The resort overlooks the mountain peaks. The beautiful stay is well known for their hospitality and facilities. Berry Hills specialty is the home cooked traditional food.

10. Wyoming Bungalow

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The beautiful colonial summer home has now been converted into a homestay. Wyoming Bungalow has about six bedrooms and is quite charming. The Ooty lake is a short walking distance from the stay.

11. Heaven Hill Resort Heritage Homestay

Heaven Hill Resort Heritage Homestay
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Heaven Hill Resort Heritage Homestay provide a chance for the guests to stay in colonial houses in the region. The small garden with a white picket fence and the cozy interiors can transport one back in time.

12. 180° Mciver

180° Mciver
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180° Mciver is a colonial bungalow built in 1900. The bungalow has beautiful gardens lined with rows of flowers. The property has now been converted into a homestay and is often frequented by tourists.

13. Bliss Homestay

Bliss Homestay
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The homestay is well reputed for their prompt service and home cooked traditional food. Bliss Homestay is in close proximity to all the sites of interest.

14. Marlborough House

Marlborough House
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Marlborough House was occupied by the British officials when the weather was suitable. Now, this property has been converted into a homestay that is often visited by tourists. The mansion still has the wooden flooring and the Victorian style furniture intact.

15. Wallwood Mansion

Wallwood Mansion
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Wallwood Mansion is the part of a sprawling tea estate. The colonial bungalow has many rooms with an old world feel.

The many homestays in the town are the promise of a comfortable stay. They are not only economical but also assure a pleasant stay.

About Rohit

An architect by profession, Rohit Agarwal is a curious traveller, seeking out the minutest detail about the places he travels to, and that’s what one will find in his writings. His writings have appeared in various blogs, he’s currently trying to bring forth as many different places a traveller who shares the same level of curiosity like him would like to visit through his writings.

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