Don't Leave Town: Unwind At These Staycation Spots For Under INR 5,000/Night

Editors posted on 21 June

Every time we go out of town on a vacay, we usually end up coming back tired because of all the travelling and well, desperately seeking another holiday to recover. So, we’ve put together a list of properties in and around Delhi that you can escape to when you need a break, but can’t deal with all the hassles of an outstation trip.

Best part? All these staycation spots are priced under INR 5,000 per night. Pack your bags now!

Satya Jyoti Farm, Near Gurgaon

Just 70kms from Gurgaon lies a 28-acre organic farm with eco huts, a bio pool and it also overlooks the Aravallis. Always wanted to live the quiet, farm life? Satya Jyoti Farm is just the place you need to visit. While this farm does not have WiFi, AC or a television, their fresh organic meals, farm animals and the clean village air & starry skies, pretty much make up for everything. Time for a city detox, then?

Price: Starting at INR 1,200 per person.

The Lazy Patio, Hauz Khas

This rooftop BnB overlooks the Hauz Khas Fort and lake, and while you’re very much in Delhi, The Lazy Patio will offer you all the comforts you’d ideally need to escape the city’s chaos. Each rustic-looking cabin with full-length windows comes with a comfy bed, AC, dresser, a study table and chair. Every inch of this space with its mini-wind mill and fairy lights is stunning {& totally Instagrammable}. We also hear great things about their breakfast, that includes parathas and eggs; You can even ask for Nutella crepes, if that’s what you prefer.

Price: Starting at INR 3,962 for two.

Homestays

22, 4th Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi

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Heritage Apartment, Hauz Khas

Another Hauz Khas gem, the Heritage Apartment is designed beautifully with haveli-inspired interiors, massive windows and has a great view of the Hauz Khas lake and the fort. There’s also a full-fledged kitchen, so if cooking’s how you unwind, you’ll love this place. Not in the mood to chef up? A lovely little French patisserie is right downstairs for you to load up on croissants and cake.

Price: Starting at INR 4,222 for two people. 

Couples Nest, Near Qutub Minar

This B&B is not only couple friendly in terms of allowing non-married couples to stay over but are also LGBTQ friendly. It is a romantic getaway nestled in the middle of the city. It is located close to the Qutub Minar so you can check out some historical monuments as well.

Price: Starting at INR 1598. 

Green Living Studio, Near Lotus Temple

It’s an apartment studio with a garden terrace covered with 80 different species of plants that help beat the Delhi pollution and therefore this place does not need any other form of air purifier. Escape to this place after a long week at work maybe?

Price: Starting at INR 1799. 

The Little Cave, Chhattarpur

Ever wanted to stay in a cave but can’t leave town? Check into this property that will provide you a unique experience of staying in a cave and that too in the middle of the city. It offers amenities like a jacuzzi, spa treatments and private movie screenings. Yep, it's a perfect spot for a staycation.

Price: Starting at INR 1699.

Deepak’s Homestay, Nizammudin West

Located in a posh locality, this homestay offers great aesthetics and a comfortable stay. The Dargah of Nizammudin is just a walk away and other places of interests such as Humayun’s Tomb is super close too. Khan Market is also just 4 kms away (in case you wish to party and eat good food).

Price: Starting at INR 3050. 

The Barn, Chhatarpur

The Barn in Chattarpur is a stark contrast to the rustic retreats that have cropped up close to Sohna Road. It’s clean, modern and quiet; a perfect getaway for a busy couple looking to get away from the city. The cottage is set on a 2 acre horse farm and comes with a stable, a garden and a lot of peace and quiet. 

Price: Starting at INR 4300