Elgin HallDalhousie, a town In the hills, is the mesmerizing place to explore. The place is not only enriched with the beautiful nature but the intracultural beauty there is equally stunning. The variety of unexplored and unmatched natural scenes makes the Dalhousie exciting to travel. Travelers are lured with the Dalhousie’s breathtaking beauty. So, if you are also planning to explore it this year then here’s the list of homestays in Dalhousie, that will make your trip more comfortable and lovely. Check them out and pick the best one as your temporary abode.
15 Homestays In Dalhousie
Here is a list of the top homestays in Dalhousie that offer several basic amenities along with some world class services. They ensure the comfortability of guests that they claim of.
1. Tilsharit Greens – Pine Cottage
The loft space is our comfortable but spacious room that can comfortably accommodate 4 adults if needed. This room is organized like a wooden structure and gives the impression of a refuge. It has a balcony where you can enjoy morning/evening drinks overlooking the hill and the sound of birds. This peace takes our heart and we are sure that it will also take your heart. The wooden structure makes it unique and the private balcony offers a private space. Guests have access to public areas such as living room, dining room. The kitchen is available at an additional cost upon request. We look forward to seeing you like a unique experience.
Price- INR 2500 per night
2. Mid Conifer Log Huts
The stay was very good. This is a group of individual houses with views of the Panjal Pir range. In the morning I saw many snowy peaks that pollinated all night. Clouds covered the list, and nearby mountains formed a beautiful landscape. This cottage is made of wood and causes noise when entering inside. Only North Indian dishes are available on the list because the price is too low. There are no shops, restaurants or residential areas near the list, which is perfect for nature lovers like me. It is located in a nature reserve, so you can hear animals at night. The shared terrace where you can see the whole Dalhousie is simply bliss. The staff are very kind and polite and will help you anytime.
Price- INR 2700 per night
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3. Cedar Villa
Cedar Villa is a family home located in a Himalayan village near Dalhousie overlooking the valley and the forest. You will love my place for the scenery, the people, the atmosphere and the location that offers authentic Himalayan landscapes. Cedar Villa is a family run Home Stay, located in the Himalaya village of Bhariyata near Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh, India. The family made on three floors. The host family occupies the ground floor. The first level has two bedrooms with a bathroom and a living room. This floor has balconies on both sides, each with a splendid view of the valley and pine forests.
Price- INR 3000 per night
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4. Shant Kuti
The residence of peace, as the name suggests, is located at an altitude of 7800 feet in the quiet suburb of Dalhousie, called Upper Bakrota. It has an excellent 180-degree view of the Piranjal range in the Himalayas and is surrounded by Deodhar and Pinewood trees. This is a detached house with a garden around it. It offers 3 large bedrooms with private bathrooms. Run by our caretaker – Tilak, who is an excellent cook. There is parking for two cars and a driver’s lounge. The second floor has 2 bedrooms, 1 common bathroom, dining room, and 2 balconies. Television is available in the living room of the first floor. This place is a bungalow, not far from the main Dalhousie Chowk, but away from the hustle and bustle.
Price- INR 2500 per night
5. Iris Cottage Dalhousie
This cottage is very aesthetically furnished in an antique style. All internal work is combined with the appearance of a shelter. An informal seating area is available for families, which can be used during family evening sessions. It is a heritage house that has been preserved because it was built by the European government. Price per room Cottage 1 has 02 bedrooms and a lounge. The lounge in the mooring room is divided by the two rooms, like the bathroom. Cottage 2 has 02 bedrooms and a large lobby with sofas. There is a bathroom shared by both rooms. Cottage 3 has 02 bedrooms. One room has a bathtub and the other has a bed.
Price- INR 6000 per night
6. Peace N Pines
The room where you can experience absolute peace. This place is basically a place where you can use all the friendly facilities. Guests will have themed rooms. The rooms are decorated in an artistic way. The room has its own theme and creative design. Surely the guests will have a good impression of the house. The room is arranged according to the guests’ choice, a beautiful terrace. Guests can use the following services: free Wi-Fi, small terrace, small garden, fireplace, automatic air freshener, toothpaste, shampoo, soap.
Price- INR 1000 per night
7. Nature’s Abode
A homestay surrounded by a wide range of Pine trees along with the lavish and modern facilities. This homestay is the best with its facilities and amenities that you’ll hardly find in hills. The amenities and services include – 2 bedrooms, each of which has – each comprising of: Double beds, Attached Bathrooms, Towels, Tissue rolls, Handwash, Floor mattress for extra guests, Smart TV In both rooms, Private wardrobe with locker, Wooden chairs along with table, Luggage table, and Bathroom slippers.
Price- INR 1200 per night
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8. 8 Bed Mixed Dorm
The homestay in Dalhousie is scenic and peaceful. The homestay is a dorm that will give a hostel-like feel amidst the Himalayan peaks of Chamba. A travelers’ den to feel & explore the beauty of Dalhousie. A dorm bed in 8 Bed mixed dorm with amenities like bedside lamps, lockers, 24 hours reception, Hot water facility, common hangout areas to chill with in-house travelers, Free wifi, cafe, and common television area, towels and toiletries are on rent. This dorm in Dalhousie is away from the main civilization. For about 3 Km from the main Gandhi Chowk of Dalhousie. The hot coffee at the altitude in cool house cafe with snowy mountains visible in the distance.
Price- INR 714 per night
9. Aashray Homestays
Aashray homestays have a hideaway which is 250 meters away from Banikhet Bus stand. It is an utter peaceful stop on the way to the mountains. It’s a 3 story building. The ground floor is on the rent. On the 1st floor, the owner lives with his family. And the 2nd floor has 3 double bedrooms with attached bathrooms and 2 rooms have attached balcony too, with a small kitchen. The place is simply sparkling clean and very much more spacious. The host is also known to be very hospitable and helpful.
Price- INR 1000 per night
10. Ecstasy Farm Homestay
Ecstasy Farm homestay is an amazing place to stay, whether you are with family, with friends or just going solo. It is located very close to the Chamba-Pathankot highway near Banikhet, making it ideal for a stay over when you want to visit Chamba, Dalhousie, and Khajjiar. From the villa, you get a very nice view of the valley, and the villa itself has a well-maintained garden. The caretaker, Sunny, took really good care of us, and the host himself kept checking on us from time to time. The food is at a reasonable price and it’s tasty as well. All in all, the visitors will have a good time in the homestay, and without regrets. You would love to visit this place again in the future.
Price- INR 714 per night
11. Himalayan Canvas
The right place to enjoy your stay with your dear ones, when on a trip. It escapes you to witness the gorgeous view of mountain Kailash. Have a great stay here. Rooms are spacious and up to your expectations. The host is so much coordinating at every moment whenever it is needed. You can use their kitchen to cook for yourselves. It is actually a 4 bedroom house. The location is good but it doesn’t have any common space to share. You can invite the guests but having no common space to share will make you uncomfortable. Amenities include – Kitchen, Free parking on premises, Heating, Laptop-friendly workspace, Iron, Lock-on bedroom door.
Location – Dalhousie – Himachal Pradesh
Price- 785 INR per night
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12. Elgin Hall
The homestay in Dalhousie is truly elegant and spacious enough. The bungalow is beautifully painted in the distinctive shades of violet in Elgin’s main Hall. The place is located in Dalhousie and surrounded by towering deodar trees. It has grand 7 bedrooms with all the amenities ready to access. In Elgin hall, you will experience a rich legacy of 125 years. This will make you resonate with the retro lifestyle during the stay. The food is delicious and homemade, prepared by the in-house cook. Enjoy a hassle-free stay as the trained Caretaking Staff leaves no stone unturned in serving you.
Price- 9700 INR per night
13. Shwetanjali Homestays
Surrounded by huge hills in the beautiful landscapes, Shvetanjali offers the paradisal view which makes it is one of the best homestays in Dalhousie. The sun rising from behind the Himalayas, and it’s set down in the rivers, is truly scenic. The place is situated on the top of a hill and is the perfect spot to experience the blissful and cool breezes. The house is built of stone like traditional Dalhousie architecture, but has incorporated modern fittings, double insulated windows and is furnished with Kashmiri carpets, books, and antique furniture. However, the villa is not handicap-friendly. Also, the Wi-Fi connectivity can be erratic due to the height at which the villa is located.
Price- 7900 INR per night
14. Casa Feliz
Casa Feliz is the place where the host invites you to experience the blissful and peaceful life in the mountains. Along with your loved ones explore natural hill trails, wildlife and untouched natural beauty of the flora and fauna of Himachal. The host offers beautiful private rooms equipped with all the modern amenities and promises you an experience that you will carry with you forever. The place has a shared kitchen for all homes with a chef. It has a large outdoor area in the front, where you can sit and relax or where the children can play. Plenty of space to park the car is available. Mobile phone voice connectivity is usually good in the area.
Price- 2000 INR per night
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15. Brijvilla Homestays
Brijvilla is a modern bungalow which is actually a heritage style house. Located on one of the highest peaks of Dalhousie in Moti Tiba, the place is above the Circuit House in the dense forest of Deodar trees. Brijvilla offers a luxurious stay and is a perfect destination for family stay. The family and friend travelers, senior citizens and couples, the place is suitable and compatible for one and all. The Heritage type ambiance with English Architecture at the hotel is what makes this place stand out from the crowd. You will definitely be left you spellbound. Guests are welcome and they have access to Rooms / Terrace / Restaurant / Garden Lawn / Activity Room.
Price- 7782 INR per night
Dalhousie is the place where one can literally feel the paradise by staying in the clouds that had fallen on the top of hills. To experience this scenic beauty on the earth, a lifetime would fall short. But a week’s stay is considerable for a vacation here. Choose any of the homestays in Dalhousie from the above-mentioned list to enjoy the trip in an even more relaxed manner. So, what are you waiting for? Plan your Dalhousie getaway soon with your friends or family this year.
Frequently Asked Questions About Homestays In Dalhousie
A. The region experiences heavy snowfall beginning from the month of December, till February-end.
A. Depending on which scenic beauty you would like to witness, you can choose the season to visit:
– Summer (March, April, and May)
– Monsoon (June to September)
– Winter (October to February)
A. Bed Mixed Dorm is one of the best options if you are planning a week stay in Dalhousie.
A. Dalhousie is famous for woolen shawls and Tibetan handicrafts which you will find in every nook and corner of the markets.
A. Buddhist paintings, a variety of copper and silver ‘diyas’, Tibetian carpets and various other souvenirs are some of the must buy things in Dalhousie.
A. Elgin Hall is good for a large number of people and many travelers opt for it, despite its comparatively high rates.
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