The Riga Residency

Riga Residency is a star-class hotel located at Wellington, 6000 feet above sea level atop The Nilgiris or Blue Mountains - the oldest and highest mountain range in India, after the Himalayas. Wellington boasts of a climate both un-spoilt and fresh.

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few of our facilities

Rooms & Suites

Perched on a hill-top, Riga Residency offers deluxe rooms and suites that give a whole new meaning to 'a room with a view'. Full length bay windows open to beautiful views of the Wellington valley and crisp cool mountain air, fragrances of eucalyptus and wood smoke...birdsong...

The Tycoon Restaurant

Multi-Cuisine Restaurant serving Authentic North-Indian, South-Indian, Tandoori, Chinese, Continental, Barbecue & Grill Cuisine. Specialist Chefs for each Cuisine. Choice of Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian. The restaurant offers diners views of the Wellington valley and the hotel's lawn and gardens.

The Opium Bar

The Opium Bar offers premium liquors, cocktails and mock tails in a cozy ambience. Teetotalers, welcome! The woodwork interiors, LCD TV with Home Theatre System and a balcony that spans the length of the hotel make for an ideal ambience in which to unwind.


The rooms at Riga Residency redefine luxury at modest prices, ensuring the comfort of guests. The rooms are available in Deluxe and Suite categories, and have the following amenities: cable television, attached bathroom with hot and cold running water, and a telephone. Free Wi-Fi internet connectivity is also provided. Suites come with a complimentary fruit basket.


Riga Residency has an excellent multi-cuisine restaurant called The Tycoon Restaurant, which serves delicious Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisines. The restaurant offers diners view of the spectacular hills, as well as the verdant lawns of the hotel. The hotel also has a bar called the The Opium Bar, which serves premium domestic and international brands, in a pleasing and relaxing ambience.


The facilities at Riga Residency include a doctor on call, guide service, travel desk, business centre, laundry services, and taxi services. The hotel also has a conference/banquet hall with audio-visual equipment, and can also arrange outdoor catering for groups. Ayurvedic treatment can also be provided on request. Trekking, golfing, and tennis can be organised on request.


Riga Residency is just 70 scenic km from Coimbatore airport, 1 km from Coonoor, and 16 km from Ooty. By rail, Wellington is accessible through Coimbatore the nearest major Railway Station that is well connected to the rest of the country. The UNESCO World Heritage Nilgiris Mountain Railway (NMR) is a preferred means of travel not just for the unique experience but also because Riga Residency is just 500m from the picturesque Wellington Railway Station.