Astoria Hotel

Annasalai, next to Bus Stand, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, 624101, India | Hotel

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Head for the hills!

A travel blog entry by tan14


... losing him we decided to splurge a little and are in a prime position next to baskin n robbins and a 5 minute walk to the lake. The staff here are lovely, very friendly and funny. The door man keeps singing to me and wants me to take him to Australia. We also have breakfast, wifi and a huge range of English tv available. At breakfast we counted about 20 staff catering for our every need where yes, once again we were watched while we ate.

The ...

The Village

A travel blog entry by wandertrust


... a relief), grab a few gifts for friends, and head to sleep.

The main part of that first day was meeting Das. He was probably 40 years old at least, though visibly shorter and lighter than any of us. He had a warm smile and white five oclock shadow. We’re walking up to Coaker’s Walk, a scenic view for tourists, when he approaches us. “You want trekking?” He asks. We look at each other, all a bit apprehensive of the situation before us. None of us ...

Magnificent Munnar

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe


... As the process was so manual the owners people became the most important asset and as such the company were keen to look after them.

To do this they needed to support their increasing numbers and started by giving land to merchants who set up in Munnar and sold key products to local workers. They also opened up a dairy farm and a rice factory to help provide a sustainable source of food for them.

They ...

Walking up hills is terrible!

A travel blog entry by indiamaymester


... decrease in temperature. Kodai is a city filled with small shops, friendly people, and busy streets during the "season". Many people from the plains have traveled to Kodai to avoid the heat during this time of year. Kodai has a very nice high school, as well as middle and elementary schools that were founded by Christian missionaries. Our group visited them several times, and at least for me, ...

Living amongst Tea, Spices, and Spirituality

A travel blog entry by nettagurari


... moved our souls. The power of the spirituality was further evident in the women who were overcome by the Gods to the point that they lost control, were taken over by the spirits, and performed intense dancing motions.

By 1am Chintan and I were beat and went to our hotel. Yet the spirituality from the night continued, and I hope will remain with me for a life-time to ...


This hotel is located on Annasalai, next to Bus Stand, Kodaikanal.
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