Ooty Gate Hotel

Address: Coonoor Road, Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, 643001, India | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on Coonoor Road, Ootacamund, is near Botanical Gardens.
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    Travel Blogs from Ootacamund


    A travel blog entry by tezzatravels on Oct 29, 2014

    6 photos

    ... was built by the Brits from 1886 to 1889, running from Mettupalayam to Coonoor. The portion to Ooty was completed in 1908. At 1:12, it is the steepest gradient in the Indian rail system, rising 6,149 feet over its 46k length. It is the slowest train in the country, averaging a bit over 10k an hour.

    I felt like a kid again, seeing this small train--engine and three carriages--being readied. Couldn't believe most did not go down to see the engine. The Space Cadets sat in ...

    No one told us it's cold in India!

    A travel blog entry by jennystolborg on Jan 22, 2014

    1 comment, 10 photos

    ... soon as they took a photo lots of other Indian people wanted to take our photo (as they do everywhere) so we decided to make a hasty retreat. We went for lunch at Cafe Coffee Day (coffee house chain a bit like Starbucks) which I have been wanting to try since we arrived in India and I have to say I was disappointed and wont be going back, although Ollie said the coffee was at least nice. On the way here I got weighed (a beggar on the road had scales so we paid him 10 ...

    High tea

    A travel blog entry by markanthonylow on Aug 11, 2012

    5 photos

    ... dilapidation, crawl up the surrounding hills. Two bustling bus stations at either end take the passengers onto other hill stations or back down into the warmth on rickety diesel fume spewing buses, various shops and business offer their wares, and restaurants offer their fare. Chocolate shops sell handmade chocolates from pyramids of stacked chocolates and a busy market provides all the other supplies the town requires. The market itself is a bustling hive ...


    A travel blog entry by indiaelective on Feb 04, 2012

    37 photos

    ... 2240m) means it gets cold, especially at night so we came well prepared with fleeces and thermals which we were especially glad of when the bus driver punted us off at 1 in the morning. After eventually managing to find the one rickshaw that was on a night-shift, he took us to our pre-booked guest house (how very organised!) which was all locked up and asleep.When we managed to wake someone up: "No room at the inn!" Rickshaw Man managed ...

    Ooty 6

    A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy on Apr 19, 2011

    7 comments, 19 photos

    ... the one he said he was waiting for - and she told ME to come to the window to be served next. Ha.

    I did - and she processed my package - for which the postage was 387 rupees. I paid her with a 500 rupee note - and she gave me my change - 103 rupees. Without putting the money in my pocket and without hesitating, I calmly said "Ten more rupees please." At this she - and everyone else in the post office - employees as well as customers - smiled. ...