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Heritage Hotels in Ooty

Located in the mountainous range called the Nilgiris ("Blue Mountains") in southern India, Ooty draws swarms of tourists every year. The weather at ooty remains quite pleasant at a mean of 15-20 C year round, dropping to lows of 0 C during winter. The landscape is marked by rolling hills covered with tea plantations, smaller hills and eucalyptus trees, making Oooty a real treat for the eyes. The heritage hotels in Ooty are best possible accommodation options available, if you prefer to be transported to the bygone era of the colonial times.

The Heritage Hotels In Ooty India are mostly heritage buildings that once belonged to British plantation owners and officers who used them as their summer houses or as their residences. The heat of the plains in south India was naturally too much for the British and they were more than happy to escape to the cool refuge of the Nilgiris. The original name of Ooty is Udhagamandalam which is derived from the TODA word "othakal-mund" which means "house in mountains". Ooty stands at an altitude of 7,347 feet above sea level in the Nilgiri mountain range. It was founded in the 19th century by the British, and served as the summer headquarters of the then Madras Presidency. The heritage hotels In Ooty In Tamil Nadu thus representatives of the colonial lifestyle that was practiced by the British.

Much of the Ooty Heritage Hotels preserve the period furniture, thereby managing to preserve the grandeur of the bygone times, making you feel like being on the sets of a Hollywood period movie. These hotels however, offer all modern facilities like conference rooms, audio visual equipments, etc. to facilitate both corporate and leisure tourists.

Fernhills Palace Ooty A venture of the Welcomheritage Group, the Fernhills Palace Ooty is part of an estate that spans over 50 acres of orchards, forests, plantations, lawns, flowerbeds and so on. The Fernhills Palace Ooty is one of the best and grandest heritage hotels in Ooty. Housed in a typic...more...

Savoy Hotel Ooty Perched atop a hillock overlooking the lush hills at Ooty, the Taj Savoy Ooty sprawls over 6 acres of verdant lawns that are dotted with colonial style cottages. Come relive the grandeur of the Raj, at the Taj Savoy Ooty which is one of the best heritage hotels in Ooty. The...more...

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