Ooty or Udhagamandalam has been a popular summer retreat since the time of the British. It used to be the summer capital of the Madras Presidency. Even today Ooty is popular not just among the people of Tamil Nadu but all over India. Ooty tourism provides a much needed break from the busy life of the city. The verdant surroundings and natural beauty are a treat for the senses. This destination beckons tourists to explore its various spots and discover the joys and bounties of nature in clean and serene surroundings. There are a plethora of tourist spots in Ooty to entice and entertain tourists. Emerald lake, Mukerti National Park, Sim’s Park, Glenmorgan, Droog Fort, Botanical Garden and Rose Garden are some of the famous spots for tourists travelling to Ooty.
Since it is a famous destination for travellers, Ooty has ample choice of accommodation to suit everyone’s tastes and pockets. A good accommodation is essential to enjoy Ooty completely. Hotels may be chosen by price or site. All hotels can be booked online and travellers can even avail attractive discounts on bookings especially during off season.
There are a quite a few lakes among which Ooty Lake is one of the most famous lakes and a major attractions that features on every Ooty tourism guide. This scenic lake give one the feeling of calm and serenity and makes for a memorable vacation. There are many Ooty hotels which are close to this beautiful lake. Hotel Lake View and Hotel Darshan are two Ooty hotels overlooking the lake.
Hotel Lake View – This hotel spread over eight acres enjoys a unique and magnificent location besides the popular Ooty Lake. The rooms are all in the form of independent luxury cottages on a terraced slope, so that each cottage enjoys a spectacular view of the lake.
Hotel Darshan – A beautiful budget hotel just adjoining the Boathouse Lake, Hotel Darshan is one of the best budget Ooty hotels. It is well connected as there is a bus stop right outside the hotel. Each room enjoys a lake view. Booking for the hotel are available online.
Besides these Ooty hotels which overlook the lake, there are other hotels which are within a kilometre of the lakes. Kluney Manor, Hotel Hills Palace and Hotel Hills Palace are some hotels close to the Pyakara Lake, which is a famous picnic spot known for the lake and the waterfalls. Destiny The Farm Stay and Red Hill Nature Resort are Ooty hotels close to the Emerald Lake, which is a spectacular glistening lake with plenty of flowers and birds. There are plenty of hotels to be found near the Ooty Lake which is close to the centre of the town.
You may choose to stay in these hotels if you enjoy the sight of water from your window or wish to be close to the lake side. The spectacle of the gleaming lake, clear blue skies and lush greenery will definitely enthral and excite you. So do experience the immense beauty of this charming hill station with an accommodation at a lake side hotel.