Take A Break! Check Out These 11 Hotels In Shimla For The Perfect Vacay

Other than the fact that Shimla is beautiful and super easy to reach, it's also super crowded. Perfect for family trips and impromptu weekend getaways, Shimla's charm and grace still remains but you won't find it in the hustle-bustle of the city. So we'll help you out!

Shortlisting affordable hotel rooms at Mall Road isn't a unique Shimla experience. If you're planning to surround yourself with tall pine trees, blue skies and the seasonal flaky snow, these hotels in Shimla will sweep you off your feet.

The Nilaya, Mashobra

The Nilaya

This boutique hotel is a perfect stay in the hills especially for people who want to surround themselves with beautiful frames of nature and wildlife. The hotel has a welcoming vibe and offers a beautiful view. Nilaya has an array of games in their attic to ensure that you have a gala with your family and friends. Be prepared to be one with nature, as you'll be invited for nature walks, star-gazing sessions and other fun events. It's located an hour away from Shimla, but the journey is definitely going to be worth it.

Tariffs at The Nilaya start at INR 4,032 per night.

The Chalet's, Naldehra

The Chalet's Naldehra

If dwelling into the history of a place is what you love, you should spend a few days at The Chalet's. The hotel is located amidst a forest and you can spend hours outdoors just being with nature. Their cottages are made out of quality wood and have a very earthy vibe.

Tariffs at The Chalet's start at INR 8,120 per night.

Suro Treehouse Resort, Shogi

Suro Treehouse Resort

One of the best luxury resorts around Shimla, Suro Treehouse Resort offers a comfortable and relaxed stay. They have spacious yet cosy individual and duplex chalets. The resort also promises a fun time as they offer activities like jungle picnics, treks, camping and mountain biking. Suro has a beautiful and scenic landscape, so you'll surely go home with an overloaded gallery!

Tariffs at Suro Treehouse Resort start at INR 10,000 per night.

Marigold Sarovar Portico, Mashobra-Naldehra Road

Marigold Sarovar Portico

Although Marigold Sarovar Portico is located near tourist attractions (Mall Road), it still somehow manages to offer guests a calm and comfortable stay, away from the chaos of maddening crowd. Marigold Sarovar's cottages are elegant, luxurious and have an old-world charm. If you want to keep your health in check, you can use their spa and fitness centre. Their menu also offers a decent variety. Activities like paragliding, trekking, and mountaineering are what people love to indulge in at this hotel.

Tariffs at Marigold Sarovar Portico start at INR 5,900 per night.

Chapslee, Elysium Hill


Everything about Chapslee is just breathtaking. From the outside, the accommodation looks like a set from a fiction movie ('Alice In Wonderland', to be particular). Apart from the lush green outdoor area of the place, beautiful flowers and creepers cover the Chapslee home almost entirely. They have luxury and deluxe suites, and they are as grand as they sound. The interior decor is regal, vintage and aesthetically pleasing with huge paintings and chandeliers.

Tariffs at Chapslee start at INR 23,010 per night.

Mahasu House, Purani Koti

Mahasu House

As the name suggests, Mahasu House is a very welcoming homely stay. Things, like waking up to the smell of pine trees, going for nature walks, fishing and then coming back to chill in a jacuzzi, are literal goals. You can visit this accommodation at any time of the year as they have something suitable for each season. Other than the mandatory woolens and toiletries, you should also carry notebooks, paints and brushes as the Mahasu house is at a very scenic location (get your creative juices flowing).

Tariffs at Mahasu House start at INR 7,450 per night.

Sunnymead Estate, Cart Road

Sunnymead Estate

With Sunnymead Estate's residence-style lodging, you'll feel right at home. There are paintings, wall art, and decorations at every corner of the accommodation (a very Matilda-like vibe). During winter, the accommodation is gracefully covered in snow but if you're visiting during summer, you should definitely spend your mornings in their garden that is loaded with vibrant and colorful flowers. 

Tariffs at Sunnymead Estate start at INR 8,000 per night.

Sevilla Grand, Naldehra

Sevilla Grand

If you're looking for valley view rooms, you'd love Sevilla Grand. You will get to experience the offbeat side of Shimla, as it is 13 km from Mall Road. Away from the hustle-bustle of the city, the hotel resides amidst tall pine trees and lush green landscape.

The rooms are affordable and simple, which means that you can just be one with nature, indulge in activities (like rafting, Burma bridge, and horse riding), and come back to soft cosy mattresses. People love to be here for the outdoor activities and the simple facilities they offer.

Tariffs at Sevilla Grand start at INR 4,500 per night.

East Bourne, Khallini

Hotel East Bourne

East Bourne is a pine forest resort in Shimla with a library, a heated swimming pool, a spa, and much more. The hotel is family-friendly and even has a big banquet hall (if you plan to celebrate). East Bourne is a staycation spot in itself so you can literally not go out of the hotel and still have a good time. It is perfect for people visiting in large groups, who just want to have a chill time.

Tariffs at East Bourne start at INR 7,000 per night.

Taj Theog Resort & Spa, Shimla

Taj Theog Resort & Spa

Breathtaking mountain views, delicious Himachali cuisine, and Taj's signature hospitality come together to make Taj Theog one of the best resorts to stay in on your trip to Shimla. Everything from the wooden furniture to the high ceilings and French windows screams of luxury at this resort. And we can't even begin talking about their world-class spa. If it's warmth that you're looking for, Taj Theog is your best bet.

Tariffs at Taj Theog start at INR 15,200 per night. 

The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

The Oberoi Cecil

This heritage property with teakwood floors, glowing fireplaces, children's activity centre, temperature-controlled swimming pool, and old-world elegance is another great option for the luxury traveller. Guests also enjoy heritage walks, forest trails, and picnic lunches at The Oberoi Cecil.

Tariffs at The Oberoi Cecil start at INR 14,000 per night.