Set high in the hills of Kodaikanal, The Tamara Kodai provides a luxury, heritage experience unlike any other. More than 2,000 meters (6,500 ft) above sea level is a picturesque luxury Kodaikanal hotel dating back to the 1840s. The building itself was originally called Baynes Bungalow owned by British District Judge, Mr. Baynes. One of the first few houses to be built in the region, Baynes Bungalow was sold to Father Louis Cyr in 1860, when it was renovated and reopened as La Providence. This stunning building was used as a rest houses for priests of Nagapattinam…

And now, a century and a half later, by you.

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TESTIMONIALS FROM OUR GUESTS

  • DrShyamSundaram

    5 star rating The property is well maintained and serene. The staff and service is excellent. The food and overall ambience is very... read more

    Aditi203

    5 star rating I stayed here with my husband and daughter for 3 nights. We celebrated our fifth wedding anniversary and our daughter's... read more

    dhivya78

    5 star rating Beautiful place. Extremely hospitable crew. Lovely food. Great ambience. Very clean and spacious rooms and bathrooms. A place to visit.
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  • A TripAdvisor Member

    5 star rating Beautiful place. Extremely hospitable crew. Lovely food. Great ambience. Very clean and spacious rooms and bathrooms. A place to visit.
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    milindg2015

    5 star rating We had an amazing time at The Tamara Kodai. We had an early check in(6.00 A. M) because of strike/harthal... read more

    anantgoyal21

    5 star rating Undoubetdly Tamara Kodai is the best resort in kodaikanal. The hospitality was so good starting from the entry to the... read more

  • harishpai1977

    5 star rating One of the most enjoyful breaks..at a property where the Staff, cleanliness, service, rooms, recreation activities, SPA which makes... read more

    ddhaval018

    5 star rating One of the best property in Kodai,very well maintained.Food is delicious,buffet is sumptuous.Property is is full of activities for all... read more

    Sandy2601chn

    5 star rating Pleasantly surprised and very happy with our stay this week! Everyone from the front desk clerks to the housekeeping staff... read more

EXPERIENCES

We’ve crafted a host of wonderful experiences so you and your loved ones can create memories for a lifetimeExplore the experience that awaits you at The Tamara Kodai

AN EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER

True to the Tamara philosophy of the Sustainable Good Life, this luxury resort in Kodaikanal too was built sensitive to the surrounding environment, using efficient and sustainable design, and respecting the importance of the building and its history.

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OUR PHILOSOPHY

The Tamara Kodai stands on two important principles – Luxury and Heritage. The luxury resort in Kodaikanal was created to offer our valued guests a slice of history, through only the best of comfort, hospitality, and experiences. This is reflected in the decadent restaurants, the array of activities and the historical experiences we have to offer!

The Tamara Kodai is also deeply committed to promoting responsible tourism through example. The luxury resort has implemented sustainable technologies and water and waste management. In addition, The Tamara Kodai also supports local communities in Kodaikanal through employment and promotion of local-made products.

FAQ

Kodaikanal can be visited any time of year.

Pets are not allowed in the resort.

Yes, children are allowed in the resort.

We have car parking space. Drivers will be provided complimentary dormitory accommodation as per availability. Food will be provided at our staff cafeteria at nominal charges.