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A Stay Above the Clouds

Enjoy a relaxed holiday in the resort awarded “Best Family Resort” spread over 4.5 acres with an unobstructed view of the Ooty valley & pristine Nilgiri hills.

Sterling Ooty – Elk Hill spread over 4.5 acres has a fantastic view of Ooty’s famed racecourse. Explore the spa, bar & enjoy fresh produce from our vegetable garden. Indulge in a host of indoor & outdoor games within the resort.

Sterling Ooty - Elk Hill resort is a destination by itself for those who want to spend some quiet time. The resort faces Ooty and its famous racecourse. You can sit for hours and watch the beautiful town below. Sterling Ooty - Elk Hill has an observatory that affords a dramatic view all around. It also has its own organic vegetable garden. The fresh produce of the garden is used in the kitchen.        

In the 124 well-appointed rooms of the resort, one can see clouds float by the window. Sterling Ooty - Elk Hill is the place to head to, whenever wanderlust hits you. Visit the indigenous Toda community. You will be surprised to learn about their culture and their way of life. Their homes are called Toda huts.  The resort's Holiday Activity Centre can curate such interesting trails for you.

Resort Highlights

Ideal for a family holiday, with large rooms, refurbished suites including 2-bedroom family suites up to as much as 520 Sq Ft, and Discovery Central with fun games and activities for the kids.

Themed on Nilgiri Mountain Railway: working model train in the lobby, refurbished restaurant – Nilgiri Express – providing quaint ambience and authentic cuisines.

Sterling LOCAL Restobar – traditional Badaga recipes to internationally popular beverages; Celebratory private dining at observatory with breath-taking views.

Relax at Subuthi Spa – Signature treatments, ayurveda therapies, international selections, beauty regimens and mini-treatments.

RCI Gold Crown TA COE 2018 TA COE 2019 TA COE 2020 TA Travellers Choice Best of the Best Award 2020 TA Travellers Choice Award 2021 TA Travellers Choice Award 2023 Agoda Gold Circle 2023

Deepali Ogle

Athlete | Model, Mumbai

The Toda culture trail and dance performance was fascinating. The visit to the plantation and tea factory was lovely. I’m coming back to Sterling Ooty.

Reetu Pereira

IT Professional, Mumbai

My family loves Sterling Ooty, especially in winter. The gardens are well maintained with manicured lawns and flowers, and spacious rooms.



How to get there

The nearest airport is at Coimbatore. The resort can arrange for transfers on request.

The nearest bus stand is at Ooty which is well connected to many destinations. The resort can arrange for transfers on request.

The nearest railway station (broad-gauge) is Mettupalayam, 51 km from the resort. The next nearest railway station (broad-gauge) is at Coimbatore, about 87 km. The resort can arrange for transfers on request.


Resort Facilities

  • Banqueting
  • Bar
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Centre
  • Gift Shop
  • Holiday Activity Centre
  • In-Room Dining
  • Kids Play Area
  • Laundry
  • Multi Cuisine Restaurant
  • On-Call Doctor
  • Parking (based on availability)
  • Power Backup
  • Spa
  • Travel Desk
  • Free Wi-Fi

In Room Amenities

  • Complimentary Packaged Water - 2 Bottles (500 ml)
  • Tea Coffee Maker
  • Wide range of Channels
  • Mini Fridge
  • LED Television
  • Hair Dryer

In Room Amenities

  • Complimentary Packaged Water - 2 Bottles (500 ml)
  • Room Heater (On request)
  • Tea Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Fridge
  • LED Television

Activities and Experiences

  • Air Hockey
  • Air Tattoo
  • Archery
  • Arts n Craft
  • Badminton
  • Board Games
  • Bonfire/Party Games
  • Car Simulator Racing
  • Carrom Board
  • DJ Corner
  • Freego
  • Karaoke
  • Library
  • My Store
  • Outdoor Cricket (bowling machine)
  • Photo Studio
  • Picnic
  • Plantation Visits
  • Playing Cards
  • Table Tennis
  • Toddler Corner
  • Traditional Gaming
  • Treks n Trails
  • Video Games
  • Enquire about the chargeable resort activities at the Front Office



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Guest Room

Guest Room

Comfortable furnishing, contemporary décor, compact yet functional.

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Well-appointed and spacious rooms with superior facilities.

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1 Bedroom


Take comfort to a whole new level as you stay in this spacious apartment.

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2 Bedroom


Extra spacious apartment with spectacular views.



Nilgiri Express is the multi-cuisine restaurant at Sterling Ooty - Elk Hill, where you can indulge in delectable food. The restaurant is known for their regional dishes, especially that of Badaga cuisine. The restaurant offers buffets and a la carte menu to select from. Do try the traditional Badaga Thali and Koi Udhaka - the Badaga chicken curry.

STERLING LOCAL, a one of its kind resto bar, is a collection of tastes, flavours, aroma, and all things gastronomical with a tipsy sense of happiness. Here we encourage you to uncover distinctive flavours of the region and tantalise your spirit! Celebrate. Desi.



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