Reflections Guest House

1b,North Lake Road, Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, 643001, India | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by morristhedog88


Greetings from Ooty! We're currently sitting in candlelight eating cheese and tomato sandwiches. A tree fell on the power line outside the guesthouse this afternoon, which gives you a clue as to the weather conditions up here in the hills- cloudy, windy, rainy and cold! We couldn't get our heads round it when we first arrived, especially when we …

Ooty 4

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


Thursday, April 7, 2011

Today I had a unexpectedly remarkable day, so I will tell about it before going back in time to fill in a bit about the somewhat less interesting week that I had.

I woke up early this morning with the intention of going to the train station when it opened at 08:00. Well, let me back up for a minute: After …


A travel blog entry by indiaelective


We've taken another long weekend to allow us time to get to Ooty, a hillstation in the Western Ghats, around 10 hours away by which ever means of transport you choose. Fortunately, the bus played us a delightfully impossible to understand, ear drum-burstingly-loud bollywood that seemed to involve lots of peolpe setting themselves on fire, getting …

Ooty 6

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


Friday, 15 April, 2011

To my previous update, my friend Art commented "REPAIR your socks?" To this I say: Any man who throws away an entire pair of socks just because of a small hole in one of them - is wasteful. And in a place like India, where it is so cheap to have them repaired, it is unforgivable. So yes, dear Arthur, I do have the …

Ooty 5

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


Various observations / comments:

The owner of my guest house told me that the tax collector had come around - to collect money for garbage removal. The owner told the tax collector, "But we don't have any proper garbage removal service!" Just as she was saying this, the elderly woman street sweeper had just finished sweeping the area in …

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This hotel, located on 1b,North Lake Road, Ootacamund, is near Botanical Gardens.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsReflections Guest House Ootacamund

    Reviewed by morristhedog88

    Frustrating Annoyances

    Reviewed Jul 31, 2013
    by (3 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    No working hot water, which is pretty much a necessity when the temperature is freezing and you can see your own breath. No heating, of any sort, except our own bodies. I got a feverish chill. One plug point, which seemed to not work occasionally. A major powercut occured, which in itself isn't a fault with the guesthouse, but we were simply given candles and matches at first, without even a candle holder. On the plus sides, and there are many, breakfast was fantastic. So warming, after a cold night. A trek was organised at a very reasonable price by the guesthouse owner, who is also very nice. The location was very good, set back from the busy part of town, but only a few minutes walk from the train/bus stations. It could have been excellent, but the frustrating setbacks mean this one is just about satisfactory.

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    Reviewed by indiaelective


    Reviewed Feb 4, 2012
    by (2 reviews) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Good hot drinks, rooms warm, log fires available. Good for booking treks.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by bangkokrandy

    Reflections Guest House Ooty

    Reviewed Mar 20, 2011
    by (4 reviews) Bangkok , Thailand Flag of Thailand

    Probably the best value for money place in Ooty and a very good budget option. Nice view of the lake and surroundings; not TOO close to the (noisy) town, but not too far either, which is good for shopping and eating. My room was very cozy, clean and comfortable. The environment at the guesthouse is also very conducive to interacting with other guests, which is very useful for getting information about other destinations in India - aside from providing good company.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Reflections Guest House Ootacamund

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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