11 Homestays In And Around Shimla That Are Too Good To Be True

Shimla is one of the most visited hill stations present in India. People are mostly used to staying in hotels but they can definitely try homestays. In homestays you get to have the bed and breakfast feel and are more comfortable. These days in Shimla you can choose to stay in homestays when you are in Shimla and they are situated in beautiful locations. So, these are some of the best ones present in and around the location.

1. The Cloudberry


Suitable for family and friends, this 2 bedroom Attic home is conveniently located at a 30 minutes drive from Shimla Mall Road. This drive-in apartment is well equipped & boasts a beautiful terrace with a spectacular 270 degree panoramic view of the Shivalik range!
Details:
Address: Mashobra, Shimla
Cost for one night: INR 4500 onwards
Distance from Shimla: 12 KM
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2. The Apricot

The Apricot is a luxurious 3 BHK apartment in Mashobra. The amenities will make you feel at home while the view will remind you that you are very far away from it. The apartment is very spacious, a perfect getaway in a surreal location for your family or friends. The apricot is a cute boho home which aims at charming you with the decor and leave you spellbound at by the views at the same time. Things to look out for, poster beds, live edge dining tables and cosy lounging swings
Details:
Address: Mashobra, Shimla
Cost for one night: INR 7999 onwards
Distance from Shimla: 12 KM
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3. The White Haven B&B

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The White Haven B&B is an accommodation that provides a comfortable stay with an amazing view of the hills. It has fully furnished rooms with all the amenities that one may need. The place even provides a kitchenette for the guests. It is also away from the main city which makes the stay more pleasant.
Details: 
Address: The White Haven,Near, Housing Board Colony, Shiv Nagar, Mehli, Shimla
Contact: 098053 49999
Cost for one night: Rs 5000 + GST
Distance from Shimla: 6.8 Km
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4.  Hackett Stayz by LivingStone

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The best thing about this homestay is that they want their guests to experience the virgin lands outside Shimla. The guests experience a tranquil and comfortable stay when they are surrounded by the mountains and it takes them away from their usual lives and from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Details:
Address: Himachal Pradesh, Hackett Stays by LivingStone, Beolia, Shimla 
Contact: 084484 49964
Cost for one night: Rs3,850 + GST
Distance from Shimla: 9.8 Km
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5. Sai Alok Homestay

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This is a beautiful homestay that is managed by a couple and they make sure that the guests live in comfort. The guests get to enjoy the terrace which provides them the experience of seeing the beautiful hills that surround them. It is extremely clean and the guests can converse with new people in the well set lounge area.

Details:
Address: A-154, Sector 3, New Shimla, Shimla
Contact: 0124 332 0582
Cost for one night: Rs 2375 + GST
Distance from Shimla: 9 KM
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6. L R Heights Homestay

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This homestay provides only 3 deluxe rooms to the travellers and they are comfortable and scenic at the same time. It is perfect for those people who want to experience living in the rooms with wooden flooring and ceiling. The rooms are fully furnished with all modern amenities. 
Details:
Address: LR Heights, Nangal Devi, Theog
Contact: Ms. Dipti Thakur +91-9805022201
Cost for one night: Rs 2500 + meals
Distance from Shimla: 23.7 Km
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7. ZostelXPadara, Kotkhai

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This Zostel is present amidst beautiful pine trees and the extensive mountains present in Padara. Guests get to enjoy the scenic beauty and the place provides nice home cooked meals. It is a little far from Shimla which lets the guests stay away from pollution and noise present in the cities.
Details:
Address: Village Padara, PO-Tharola, Teh, Kotkhai
Contact: 022 4893 4056
Cost for one night: Rs 3349 + GST
Distance from Shimla: 65 Km
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8. Chapslee Hotel

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The summer home of late Raja Charanjit Singh of Kapurthala has been turned into this beautiful homestay and they try to provide their guests with the historic experience as it was built in 1838. They provide the fine experience which takes hospitality to the next level according to British heritages.
Details:
Address: Elysium Hill, Near Lakkar Bazar, Shimla
Contact: 91-94592-65076
Cost for one night: Rs 25500 +GST
Distance from Shimla: 1.2 KM
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9. Royal Swiss Cottage

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This homestay vouches to provide ‘pure and raw nature’ which takes you away from the mundane city life. The place is surrounded by the beautiful hills of Chail. They provide luxurious suits in the form of cottages with all the amenities that a visitor needs and they value their guests and they also provide packages for tours.

Details:
Address: Village Nehra Kamhali , PO Janedghat District Shimla
Contact: +91-83297-60574
Cost for one night: Rs 3550+ taxes
Distance from Shimla: 40 KM
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10. Madhusudan Homestay

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This homestay is for those guests who want to enjoy their stay nestled in the nature of the hills and forests. It never fails to provide the rustic and disconnected feel of stay even when it is equipped with all modern amenities. This is also a pet-friendly place so people can bring their whole family.
Details:
Address: Prop- S.h B.K Sharma Vill-Talai,P.O- Cheog, Shimla
Contact: 078073 70070
Cost for one night:  Rs 2625 + GST
Distance from Shimla: 20.8 KM
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11. Violet Hill by Vista Rooms

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Guests in the Violet Hill are welcomed by the beautiful gardens in the serene setting. The place provides all the amenities so that the guests are comfortable during their stay. It is an exclusive stay so the guests can enjoy entirely by themselves and they can even enjoy a bonfire in the hills during night time.
Details:  
Address: Shimla-Tattapani-Mandi Road Village Thatrog, Mashobra
Contact: +91 76 76 879 879
Cost for one night: Rs 25500
Distance from Shimla: 12 Km
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So, here are some of the homestays in and around Shimla that we like. Definitely leave comments below which tell us about the homestays that you have visited and keep coming here for more such recommendations from our side.

This post was published by Aishika Mitra

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