This we know—you can’t throw a stone without hitting some sort of guest house in Gurgaon, so we scoured the city to find a few decent places to lay your weary head. Here goes: Good night and good luck.

Sun Villa

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This homestay, very close to Cyber Hub, promises high-end furnishings, cosy beds and warm interiors. There’s free Wi-Fi in all 15 rooms, no dearth of space and the impressive breakfast selection gives us a reason to wake up each morning.

Where: E 39, Akashneem Marg, DLF Phase 2, Sector 25

Nearest Metro Station: Sikanderpur

Contact: +91 8010114400

Price: Starting at INR 1,500 for a single room

Find out more here.

Affordable Home Stays

The name says it all. However, it isn’t, as the name suggests, a bare, no-frills hotel. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV with multi-channel cable, and a tea and coffee maker. They also offer a bunch of services such as 24 hour taxis, laundry, medical services, internet and even some tour packages. We’re big fans of all that natural sunlight filtering into this hotel.

Where: B 516, Phase 1, Sushant Lok Phase I, Sector 29

Nearest Metro Station: MG Road

Contact: 011 29562097

Price: Starting at INR 1,700

Find out more here.


fabhotels Get A Room: Gurgaon's Affordable Hotels and Homestays

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This is what you get when a bunch of people from big-name hospitality and consulting get together. They bring in all the industry’s best practices of housekeeping, laundry, and F&B to relatively modest quarters. The rooms are basic–white bed linen and spotless showers are what they promise and what they deliver.

Where: For a complete list of location, click here

Contact: +91 9910208724

Price: Rooms start at INR 1,500 {breakfast included}

Find out more here.

Nine One Eight Home Stays

Neat, clean rooms {each one’s done up in different colours} with jazzy tiled bathrooms. Every guest at Nine One Eight comes back with praises for the ever-pleasant manager. The food here will remind you of your ghar ka khana and the staff is willing to whip up snacks for you through the day. We feel that this homestay is especially ideal for slightly longer stays.

Where: Sector 21, Opp. IDPL Complex, Behind Infospace (SEZ)

Nearest Metro Station: Huda City Centre

Contact: +91 9871800227

Price: Starting at INR 2,500


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We were surprised by how tasteful this little hotel is, located within walking distance of restaurants like Wokamama {brunch?}. The rooms are neat, the bathrooms are pretty great {some lucky ones have a Jacuzzi}, and we love the softly-lit courtyard plus fountain, facing the restaurant. The best part? Justa runs an art camp at their seaside resort in Karnataka, and work from artists like Jogen Chaudhary is up on display throughout the hotel. Not ‘justa’ hotel, in that case!

Where: DLF Phase III, Near Neelkanth Hospital

Nearest Metro Station: Guru Dronacharya

Contact: +91 9590777000

Price: Starting at INR 3,500 {breakfast included}

Find out more here.

Cinnamon Stays

Cinnamon Stays is a family-owned home-style accommodation with five rooms, each unique unto itself. There’s a Doodle Room, decorated with framed doodles {you’re encouraged to make your own} and a Puraani Jeans Rooms, which is a charming throwback to college times. All rooms come with a balcony and fortunately, full power backup. We like that although they strive to provide hotel-like amenities {gym, hair dryer, laundry, Wi-Fi} you can still get the kitchen to make you less-oil-wala khana, cheeni-kam-wali chai and anything else you desire.

Where: Sector 48, Off Sohna Road

Nearest Metro Station: Huda City Centre

Contact: +91 9650550015, +91 9650400466

Price: Starting at INR 3,500 a room night {breakfast included}

Find out more here.

Harry’s Bed & Breakfast

The endearing white villa with its white-washed wrought-iron-encircled terrace and plenty of potted plants along the outline of the green front lawn certainly makes for a pretty picture. On the inside, expect home décor, which we wouldn’t call stunning, but there’s not one thing unappealing about it. The rooms are spacious, comfortable, and the best part may be that they’re genuinely happy to have you over.

Where: Plot 40, Silver Oaks Avenue, DLF Phase I

Nearest Metro Station: Sikanderpur

Contact: +91 9871699996, +91 9810158515, +91 9811607501

Price: Starting at INR 4,000 {breakfast included}

Find out more here.

The Atara

atara Get A Room: Gurgaon's Affordable Hotels and Homestays

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We love this. So chic, so lovely. It’s the kind of place that puts ‘boutique’ in ‘boutique hotel.’ It has all the trappings of a bigger hotel {like hypo-allergenic down pillows and rain showers} with a few added bits of design quirk. The rooms have that sleek minimalist thing going on, and we especially love the fact that there is RO filtered water running through their taps and showers, which means you actually have a hope in hell for a decent hair day.

We also loved their little library, which was perfect for some mindless coffee musing.

Where: DLF Phase I, A-Block

Nearest Metro Station: Sikanderpur

Contact: +91 8527575333

Price: Starting at INR 4,000 {approx.}

Find out more here.

OYO Rooms

oyo1 Get A Room: Gurgaon's Affordable Hotels and Homestays

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The concept of OYO Rooms has quickly picked up steam for its concept – offering a brand on a budget in a category where those two words often don’t go together. Like it says in the name, it’s all about the room and not as much about the overall experience. They standardise the basic overnight room experience i.e. all what you’d expect, no nasty surprises. OYO Rooms emphasises that spotless linen is a priority. It happens to be ours too!

Where: For a complete list of locations, click here.

Contact: +91 8010044466

Price: Starting at INR 999 {breakfast included}

Find out more here.

Featured photo: The Atara


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