Known as the ‘Mushroom city of India’, Solan is a surprise holiday package for many tourists traveling to Himachal Pradesh. Located 1,500 meters above the sea level, it offers a pleasant climate all year round, along with many majestic temples and monasteries to explore. The 800 years old Kuthar fort, from which one can enjoy picturesque views of the countryside, and the ancient Shoolini temple after which the city is named are two wonderful places to explore in Solan when holidaying there with one’s family or friends. Solan being a popular tourist destination offers many budget and luxurious places to stay in, but if one wants to experience a comfortable and cozy stay, then one should definitely try the cottages in Solan.
Top 6 Cottages In Solan
Solan is also called the “City of Red Gold” due to the vast number of tomato farms present in this city that has the majestic Himalayas as a backdrop.
1. Deventure Cottages
If you are looking for a peaceful and comfortable place, away from the city to stay in, then the Deventure Cottage is an ideal choice. Set amidst pine trees and snow-capped mountains, you can wake up to mesmerizing picturesque sights every day in this lovely cottage that also has all the latest modern amenities for your comfort.
The cottages have spacious rooms that can easily accommodate children, with some rooms even having balconies overlooking the hills, that one sit in and relax in comfort. An added feature is the heated swimming pool that is a great place to relax and play in, with one’s family. The cottage offers great flexibility with meal times, with meals being served at times convenient to you and not as per a set timetable.
Facilities: 24 hours In-house Dining, Heated Swimming Pool, Open Sky Bar, Sauna & Steam Room, Play Zone & Kids Area, Indoor Games, Branded Toiletries, Welcome Drink, Mini Bar in the room, Air-Conditioning, Open seating spaces, House Keeping, Security, Billiards & Pool game room, Gym, and local sightseeing assistance.
Accommodations: Has standard rooms and deluxe & super deluxe cottages.
Price: Rs. 13,000/- onwards per room for two adults
Address: Solan-Shimla National Highway, Kandaghat, District Solan- 173215
2. Rambling Rose Barog
This property has a very spacious, beautifully constructed traditional wooden cottage with sit-outs facing the valley. Located in a secluded location, you need to follow a wooden trail to reach the cottage, so it may not be suitable for elders and those with medical problems. The cottage has plenty of hiking options in its surroundings and is great for those who love to bond with nature.
It has an open plan kitchen that can be used by the guests for a fee, along with separate lounge and dining areas. Two large bedrooms have all the latest modern amenities for your comfortable stay. One great feature of the cottage is its indoor fireplace that will keep you warm when you are visiting it in winter.
Facilities: Breakfast, Room Heater, Toiletries, Pet-Friendly, Complimentary Tea/Coffee Bags, Open seating spaces, House Keeping, Cook on hire, Local sightseeing assistance
Rooms: Has 2 Deluxe Rooms
Price: Rs. 3,500/- onwards per room for two adults
Address: Village Mohri, Post Office Barog, Solan.
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3. Doosra Cottage
Rows of Pine trees, welcome you to this beautiful and serene cottage that is bound to be a favorite with families and even solo travelers, especially the creative types. The surrounding landscape offers great natural picturesque views of the forests and valleys. One can also relax in the adjoining garden and enjoy a view of the mountains.
The two-bedroom cottage is well furnished and has all the amenities that modern travelers are accustomed too. Meals can be prepared within the cottage by getting your groceries and even hiring a cook if need be. All the rooms have heaters for the comfort of the guests, with a fireplace also located in the main living room.
Facilities: Well equipped modern kitchen, Bar / Lounge Area, Room Heater, Toiletries, Garden, House Keeping, Cook on hire, Laundry Service, Local sightseeing assistance
Accommodates: 4 guests
Rooms: Has 2 Deluxe Rooms
Price: Rs. 7,000/- for the entire cottage
Address: Below Ross Common Annexe, Dak Bungalow, Kasauli Distt. Solan.
4. Aagman 2C’s Cottage
One of the few disabled friendly cottages in India, that promises an ultra-luxurious experience to all its guests, with specially designed and adapted rooms. It’s a great place to experience Himalayan culture and hospitality, as the owners go out of the way to make every guest feel at home. Its room and balconies offer very beautiful views of the valleys and pine trees around the valley.
The cottages offer traditional Himalayan cuisine, prepared by its local cooks using local ingredients, for some very delicious and tasty meals. It also has a bonfire and playful activities to keep the guests entertained in the evenings, with free Wi-Fi for easy connectivity with the world.
Facilities: Traditional Restaurant, Bar / Lounge Area, Room Heater, Toiletries, Bonfire & BBQ, Garden, House Keeping, Laundry Service, Local sightseeing assistance
Accommodates: 12+ guests
Rooms: It has 6 Deluxe Rooms spread across 3 floors.
Price: Rs. 12,000/- per couple, inclusive of breakfast and dinner.
Address: Aagman 2C’s Cottage, Kumar Hatti, Kasauli – Solan.
5. TAG Resorts Garden Courts
Located in Solan, this is an eco-friendly resort near Kasauli Hills, surrounded by Pine trees and lush green forests. Its proximity to tourist destinations makes it an ideal place to stay in for those who love to go sightseeing and visiting new places.
It also offers plenty of activities for the family to keep them occupied and even has beautifully landscaped gardens if one wants to just sit and relax in the beautiful surroundings. As a premium place to stay in, it offers all the luxuries and comforts in its rooms with the latest amenities that one needs. The cottage even has a private balcony, with an unhindered view of the surrounding valleys.
Facilities: Restaurant, In-House dining, Doctor on call, Room Heater, Toiletries, Bonfire & BBQ, Garden, Yoga classes, Board Games House Keeping, Laundry Service, Local sightseeing assistance
Accommodates: 20+ guests
Rooms: Has Cottages & Presidential Rooms
Price: Starts at Rs. 6,000/- per couple per night.
Address: Village Bhajo, P.O. Kotla, Juanaji Kotla Road, Solan.
6. Ambika Homestay
A unique cottage offering homestay type facilities, for families looking at a private comfortable place to stay in during their holiday. It’s a very luxurious traditionally built cottage. One can also admire beautiful views of the nearby Mount Karol while walking through the property. It also has a working fireplace, which one can sit around and sip a steaming cup of tea.
The cottage offers free Wi-Fi and has a modern kitchen equipped with the latest equipment to try out your cooking skills. It also has a beautiful walking track that can also be used for jogging. For shopping convenience, the Solan market is just a 10 minutes’ walk away. One can also local food from the restaurants located nearby, for an authentic local dining experience.
Facilities: Common Hall, Modern Kitchen, Room Heater, Toiletries, Bonfire & BBQ, Garden, Free Car Parking, Fireplace, Complimentary Tea / Coffee kit, Local sightseeing assistance
Accommodates: 6+ guests
Rooms: Two Rooms
Price: Starts at Rs. 5,000/- per couple per night.
Address: Ambika Shilly Road Near Dc Residence, 173212 Solan.
When visiting Himachal Pradesh, one should also consider visiting Solan which is a very beautiful and serene place near the hills. Apart from natural surroundings filled with pine trees, Solan also offers some very beautiful places to stay in during your holiday. You should consider staying in the cottages in Solan if you are looking for a comfortable stay with all modern amenities. Without delaying any further, plan your vacation to Himachal this very moment and explore beautiful places here.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Cottages In Solan
A. Solan is famous for its picturesque landscapes, evergreen pine trees, and Kasauli hills. It is also famous for the growth of mushrooms and tomatoes.
A. Hotels, resorts, homestays, and cottages are some of the options available for staying during a holiday in Solan.
A. Hindi is the regional language, while English is another language that one can see commonly used Solan.
A. Most of the holiday villas and homestays in Solan provide dining, housekeeping, security and laundry facilities. Some of the villas also offer free wi-fi, 24-hour dining, private swimming pool, and entertainment facilities.
A. Solan has small local markets, where one can shop for basic groceries and stuff. The markets also have handicraft and souvenir shops if one is looking for giveaways and gifts for friends and family.
A. Himachal food is a simple meal using rice and pulses. Solan being a tourist destination offers plenty of opportunities to taste local delicacies as well as cuisine from the rest of India as well as international cuisine. Maggi, is a popular dish in the hill stations such as Solan, due to the ease in making them and also the warmth they provide in the cold weather.
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