Hotel Blue Bird

Coonoor Road, Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, 643001, India | Hotel
Prices starting from $22.00
 

Travel Blogs from Ootacamund

More hilltop fun in Ooty

A travel blog entry by jackajaylus

11

... at least this hotel has a shower and we just crashed for the first day here and explored the town a bit when we woke up. We were incredibly tempted by some super cheap BB guns which have provided hours of childish fun.

The next day we booked ourselves onto a touristy tour of the surrounding area including, excitingly, a safari around a tiger reserve!!! However it wasn't quite as great as we ...

More shades of green than an Absinthe bar

A travel blog entry by tommy

14

... one which was the best I'd ever done. I'm sorely tempted as I write this to head to the end-point Munnar and give it a crack on an Enfield. I found a rental place and took them through my newly devised bike hire checklist:

1. Horn - pass
2. Brakes - pass
3. Helmet that provided some chance of surviving a spill - pass
4. Mirrors - fail, but after a short but emphatic conversation, pass

...And I was on my way. I headed ...

Ooty 5

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy

1
8

... of minutes what I hadn't been able to do in decades! Apparently my friends - or at least the parents of the family - are still living in the same house they were in way back then. The house has since been designated as a National Monument in Holland. It really is a lovely house. Now that I have their phone number, I will call them as soon as I get back home to Bangkok in a couple of weeks. What a spectacular find! Thanks very much Vincent and Jeannette!
...

Ooty 1

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy

3
28

... from. It turns out there is a bicycle rental place less than a kilometer up the road from my guest house in the direction of and just past the Boat House.

So after a late breakfast, Susan and I walked around the lake until we found the rental place and, after several false starts on imperfect bikes, we hit the road (after agreeing a rental rate of 70 rupees per bike for two hours.) Apparently bicycle rental in India is normally much cheaper, but these ...

The Beauty of Ooty

A travel blog entry by davidandnancy

1
12

... lawns, but with a population today of over 200,000 most of the original town has been replaced by Indian urban sprawl – low-rise concrete development plastered with signs advertising local businesses. Despite this, the setting of the town – in a valley in the mountains – is stunning and there are always green trees in view beyond the rooftops.

Ooty's history is one of British ex-pats recreating Tunbridge Wells in the hills ...

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This hotel, located on Coonoor Road, Ootacamund, is near Botanical Gardens.
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