Coimbatore has special significance due to its cultural plethora and diversity. Although it is prominent as a bustling industrial city, it still remains one of the pollution-free cities in India. It is also a major healthcare hub and is popular for its medical tourism. Known for its temples and places of historical significance, Coimbatore is a fine combination of tradition and modernity. Here are some of the beautiful places you can visit in Coimbatore. Don't miss them!
Visit Annamalai Wildlife Sanctuary
This is situated at an altitude of 1,400 metres in the Western Ghats near Pollachi about 90 Kms from the Coimbatore. The area of the sanctuary is 958 Sq.kms. You can find a wide variety of fauna such as tigers, elephants, sloth bear, black headed oriole, and many more animals in this wildlife sanctuary.
Siruvani Waterfalls and Dam
The waterfalls and the dam are located at a distance of 37Km West of the city. The water of Siruvani is known for its unique taste. The panoramic view of the dam and the waterfalls are simply mesmerising.
Marudhamalai Hill Temple
Marudhamalai Hill Temple is among the most popular attractions of Coimbatore. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The 12th-century temple is surrounded by many trees, plants and herbs. Some of the herbs are known to have medicinal properties as well. Devotees visit the shrine in large numbers on occasion of festivals like Thai Poosam and Tirukarthigai. Situated on the Western Ghats, Marudhamalai Temple is situated at a distance of 12 km from the Coimbatore railway station.
Hotels in Coimbatore
A wide range of premium and budget hotels are available on OYO rooms. You can pick and choose a hotel of your choice based on your budget. Based on your requirements, you can choose from a wide range of amenities offered by each hotel. For instance, if you are looking for a hotel which has a gym facility, be sure to select the hotel amenities section which is given under each city search page.
If you are looking for OYO rooms with a standard budget, you can avail the following facilities – most of them provide complimentary breakfast, free wifi and air-conditioned rooms. Several other amenities like electricity/ power backup and laundry are also available. For those of you who are travelling on a budget, you can also check out a special section on our website – Best hotels in Coimbatore. Check out some of the best places to stay which would fit right into your budget and also give you good amenities which ensure a comfortable stay.
Best time to visit Coimbatore
The best season or months to visit places in Coimbatore are February, March, August, September, October, November, December. If you are planning a trip to Coimbatore during any of these months, we suggest you carry your camera in handy because you will have so many things to capture during your journey. The vibrant festive spirit of this city will leave you stunned.
Coimbatore you can choose to stay in one of many categories of OYO hotels here that provide a kind of service depending upon its category. There are OYO rooms which are budget hotels where you get the basic amenities and comforts and at the same time will live within a budget that will be light on your pocket. Oyo premium hotels are situated in the prime locations of Coimbatore. There you get all the amenities and comforts that you expect from a class hotel within your budget. OYO flagship is the brand owned by OYO group and they too are situated in the prime locations of Coimbatore which is near Chennai in Tamilnadu. Townhouse hotels are the ones that take care of the young business travellers who have different needs from regular travellers. At the same time, there are OYOX Design, Capital O Hotels, Collection O, Silver Key, Spot On and Palette.
OYO rooms hotels in Coimbatore
These are budget hotels that provide travellers with everything that they look for. They get all the amenities that are found in a good hotel. These hotels are very affordable and at the same time, they provide all the amenities. Here you will have an unforgettable experience. These hotels are situated in the Railway station area. They are also to be found at Avinashi road Coimbatore.
Premium Hotels In Coimbatore
These hotels are situated in the prime area of Coimbatore. So, there is the advantage of staying in OYO hotel and also in a prime area. You will get the best of amenities here. You can stay here alone or with family. These hotels are at Gandhipuram at Coimbatore. These are also located near Railway station area.
Flagship hotels in Coimbatore
Flagship hotels are the brands of OYO which are run in the prime areas. These hotels will provide you with all the comfort you need while staying in a good hotel. At Coimbatore, these are on Ram Nagar area. They are located also on Avinashi road at Coimbatore.
Townhouse hotels in Coimbatore
These hotels are for modern young travellers. These travellers are updated with technology and they are tech-savvy. These hotels are in Gandhipuram area of Coimbatore. There are some Townhouse hotels on Avinashi road also.
Home Luxe Properties
Home Luxe Properties are a special category of OYO hotels. These properties are stylish homes that look trendy suiting the taste of today’s young travellers. The space within these hotels is huge and these hotels are located in the prime localities. These are located in Thudiayur locality of Coimbatore. These are also near the Airport of Coimbatore.
OYOX Design Homes at Coimbatore
These are private homes converted into stylish designer homes for classy comfort. The rooms are elegantly decorated and there is a lot of space. The rooms are big and well-furnished. These homes are to be found in the Vadavalli area of Coimbatore.
OYO Homes at Coimbatore
These are huge and spacious homes situated in Coimbatore. They are at Gandhipuram and RS Puram of Coimbatore. These are not just homes; they are apartments and villas of huge proportion. These are located near the Airport and at Gandhipuram area of Coimbatore.
Capital O Hotels Coimbatore
These hotels are quite spacious and well-maintained. These hotels are for those businessmen who are modern in outlook and who may stay with their family in these hotels.
Collection O Hotels in Coimbatore
These hotels are targeted at modern business travellers who want comfort in modern set up. These are located in Sivananda Colony, R.S.Puram, Sapthagiri Nest and other areas.
Silver Key Properties in Coimbatore
These are executive apartments for business executives. These are specially designed to suit their taste. It is in Mettupalayam road of Coimbatore. At Avinashi road Coimbatore also these hotels are located.
Palette Hotels in Coimbatore
These are in fact premium resorts situated at prime locations and at popular holiday spots. They are at R.S.Puram and Ukkadam area of Coimbatore.
Spot On Hotels in Coimbatore
Spot on Hotels are very light on the pocket and that is why they are popular among tourists who are budget-oriented. They are at R.S.Puram and near Aquaponics Coimbatore. There are budget hotels at Coimbatore at Avinashi Road and RS Puram Coimbatore. The rate is within reach of the middle class. The premium hotels are generally star hotels that are quite expensive to stay.
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Questions and Answers
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What are some of the best options in Coimbatore?
OYO Rooms has various accommodations options throughout the city. You can find a good place to stay based on what you plan to do in the city and also your budget
From ancient temples, picturesque waterfalls, breathtaking mountains to delectable local cuisine, pleasant weather, historic forts and shopping streets, Coimbatore has everything you could possibly look for in a perfect holiday experience. Flanked by the Western Ghats and the Noyyal River, Coimbatore makes for an alluring weekend getaway and has many attractions to its name, including Ashtamsa Varadha Anjaneyar temple, Eachanari Vinayagar temple, Town Hall, Artifacts Museum, Monkey Falls, Vaideki Falls, Valankulam Lake, Dhyanalinga temple, Kovai Kutralam Falls, Gedee Car Museum, Coimbatore Golf Club and Coimbatore Race Course, among others.
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What is a good time to visit Coimbatore?
The weather remains pleasant and sunny around the year, making it the perfect environment for nature lovers and trekkers to enjoy Coimbatore. The best time to visit however is between September and March when the temperature during the day hovers between 17°C to 31°C and the average temperature during the night is 19°C. Winter months of November and December bring out the true grandeur of Coimbatore. However, if you like foggy, misty and peaceful landscape, then monsoon months of June to September would be an ideal time for you to head to the ‘Manchester of South India' when the waterfalls are full to the brim and the weather is ideal for sightseeing.
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What are some of the best stay options near the railway station?
Coimbatore has two railway stations, namely Coimbatore Junction and Coimbatore North Railway Station. These two railheads connect Coimbatore to most major cities in India. Near the railway station, you can easily book any of OYO Rooms affordable accommodations.
Here are a few options you can consider.
OYO 27691 Flagship RVT Nest
OYO 20034 Flagship Mettupalayam Highway
OYO 20012 SilverKey Saravanampatti
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What are some of the best economy accommodations near the airport?
You can find some of the most affordable and comfortable OYO Rooms options near the Peelamedu Airport, which connects Coimbatore to all the major cities of India.
OYO 18452 Flagship Pritam Airport Inn
OYO Flagship 22529 Elegance Inn
OYO 18956 Vangal Nest
OYO 9659 Hotel RR Grand
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What is the best food that you can eat in Coimbatore?
Being a popular tourist destination, Coimbatore has several eating options offering diverse, refreshing and traditional South Indian treasures and mouth-watering seafood. There are host of vendors, cafes and fast food joints in and around the temple city that sell a variety of snacks. You can eat idli, dosa, upma, sweet pongal, payasam, halwa, Mysore Pak as well as delicacies of North-Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisines. Reserve a meal at Shree Annapoorna restaurant to get the taste of authentic Tamil cuisine, have a bite of Adhirasam Krishna Sweets or try the much-loved non-vegetarian dish, Kozhi Urundai at Hotel Junior Kuppanna in Peelameduis.
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Is Coimbatore covered by Metro/bus network? What is the best way to travel across the city?
Travelling around the city of Coimbatore is altogether easy, as many buses, auto rickshaws and call taxis are available for tourists and visitors. The city has an efficient bus network but metro service is also not available here. Auto rickshaws and taxis do not run on meter so it is advisable to negotiate the rate beforehand. You can embark on Bus Route Number 7 that travels from Gandhi Park to Gandhi Park in under Rs. 10 to get a panoramic view of the city.
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Are there any shopping places in Coimbatore?
There are many shopping places you should not miss while staying at hotels in Coimbatore. The city has a thriving textile industry, and fabrics are aplenty. Cross-Cut Road located in the heart of the city is the main shopping hub and is usually chock-a-block with locals and tourists. Make sure you shop at the bustling markets at Oppanakara Street, Raja Street, Ranga Gounder Street, and Sukrawar Pettai, especially known for its handloom sarees. The government-owned Poompuhar Handicrafts Emporium is also a great place to pick up local handicrafts, several handloom and fabric options. Head to Sri Lakshmi Shopping Complex which offers a lot of choices in dresses, ready-made clothes, sarees and silverware. Apart from this, Avinashi Road and Big Bazaar Street are two other places that retail almost everything you may need.
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Which temples are famous in Coimbatore?
Coimbatore is famous for housing many ancient temples. You can visit the Marudamalai Murugan temple, dedicated to God Murugan and considered as 7 House of Lord Murugan in South India, Perur Pateeswarar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and built during the Chola dynasty, one of its kind Dhyanalinga Yogic temple dedicated to meditation, offering a meditative space with powerful and unique energy, The best part about most of these temples is that they are situated on hilltops amidst serene ambience surrounding by greenery, so you can get a good view of the entire city and its surrounding landscapes from there.