Shimla or Simla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and is one of the most famous tourist destinations of India. Shimla is surrounded by green hills with snow-capped peaks. The spectacular cool hills accompanied by the structures made during the colonial era create an aura which is very different. Popularly known as the queen of hill stations, there is magic in the Shimla air that makes everyone fall in love with it.
Shimla offers a number of hotels and guest houses, which provide accommodation to travelers who visit the city throughout the year. Here is a list of various budget hotels in Shimla.
Amarvilla Shimla is ideal for people looking for privacy along with easy access. This place is located in a very quiet, peaceful neighborhood and only a short walk from the main Mall Road and near to Jakhu Temple, Victory Temple, Indian Institute of Advanced Study and The Ridge. All rooms have a private bathroom, free WiFi and television with cable channels to entertain you. With all the facilities that guests can enjoy, Amarvilla Shimla is considered as one of the best budget hotels in Shimla.
Address: Near Lift Below Sadar Police Station, 171001 Shimla, India (see map)
Price: from 16 USD
Dolphin Cottage Home Stay offers a stunning view of the entire city overlooking the lush green forests of Shimla. This hotel is close to attractions like The Ridge, Victory Tunnel, Jakhu Temple and just 2.9 km (1.8 mi) from The Mall Road and Circular Road, making it a very convenient option if Shimla’s various attractions are on the agenda. All rooms have a private bathroom and cable TV. Some units feature a seating area to relax in after a busy day. A terrace or balcony are featured in certain rooms. This hotel is also pet friendly, so you can bring your furry family members with you on your vacation.
Dolphin Cottage Home Stay
Address: Sanog, Lower Sangti On Seri Neri Road Summer Hill, Near Himachal Pradesh University, 171005 Shimla, India (see map)
Price: from 16 USD
Spacious and bright bedroom with a great view of Shimla! Aapo Aap Home Stay is just 9 km (5.5 mi) from Shimla Railway Station and 7 km (4.3 mi) from the Mall Road, Shimla’s main street. The property provides complimentary transfers to the Panthaghati Bus Station once a day. Rated as one of the best-rated locations in Shimla, Aapo Aap Home Stay is good for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers and families. The home stay is clean and cosy, promising a comfortable stay after a tiring day of adventures.
Aapo Aap Home Stay
Address: Near Sargheen chowk, Panthaghati, 171009 Shimla, India (see map)
Price: from 24 USD
Trimurti Pine Valley Resort is located about 11 km (6.8 mi) from The Mall Road and 10 km (6.2 mi) from Victory Tunnel. Each room is equipped with a private bathroom, free WiFi throughout the property, a flat-screen TV with cable channels and PS3, as well as a computer for relaxing at night. Certain units have a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Guest also can enjoy a cup of coffee or tea while looking out at the mountain or lake.
Apart from the amazing atmosphere of the place, Trimurti Pine Valley Resort also provide water sports facilities, car hire, horse riding, cycling and is also popular for golfing. Trimurti Pine Valley Resort offers such excellent value, and rooms are always in high demand so book early!
Trimurti Pine Valley Resort
Address: Badman, Near Naldehra, Himachal Pradesh, 171007 Shimla, India (see map)
Price: from 28 USD
Another on the list is Treebo Snow View Resort. This lovely place is the ultimate accommodation for travelers on a tight budget but who still expect high standards and friendly service. This comfortable resort offers a breathtaking view of the snow-capped mountains, is near to tourist attractions, has free WiFi, cable TV channels and free private parking. The Shimla Airport is the closest to this resort, at only 36.5 km (22.7mi) away, making it good for a visit!
Treebo Snow View Resort
Address: NH5, Fagu road, New Kufri, 171209 Shimla, India (see map)
Price: from 31 USD
Just a 20 minute walk from the The Mall Road, Summit Le Royale is placed very close to most of the touristic attractions such as Victory Tunnel and The Ridge. This lovely destination is perfect for those whose focus is mainly on the location of the accommodation. In addition to that, the hotel has within its facilities a large barbecue area, free WiFi, free private parking and flat-screen TV with cable channels. Each room comes with a private bathroom with a shower and slippers. Moreover guests can enjoy some of the best mountain views in the area. Chandigarh Airport is about 61 km (37.9 mi) only from the hotel.
Summit Le Royale
Address: Jakhoo Road 1, 734001 Shimla, India (see map)
Price: from 31 USD
Located near the center of Shimla and in the middle of The Mall Road, Lords Regency Hotel has everything to make your stay a memorable one. Each room is equipped with a private bathroom, free WiFi, cable TV and a friendly 24-hour front desk and staff. Furthermore, Lords Regency Hotel offers a stunning view of the entire city overlooking the lush green forests of Shimla.
Overall, the rooms might be slightly outdated, but they are well-maintained and cleaned thoroughly. It’s a great spot to stay if you’re on a budget and this property is also rated for the best value in Shimla.
Lords Regency Hotel
Address: Circular Road Across Victory Tunnel, 171003 Shimla, India (see map)
Price: from 55 USD
The Rock Castle is a 4-star hotel, located just 3.6 km (2.2 mi) from The Mall Road. As for the rooms, they all have a flat-screen TV with cable, en-suite bathroom with complete toiletries and offering spectacular views over the Jakhu Hill. You can also head to the onsite restaurant for a taste of the local and American dishes. Parking and WiFi is available.
The Rock Castle
Address: The Rock Castle Kachighati, 171010 Shimla, India (see map)
Price: from 62 USD
Snow Valley Resorts is only a 10 minute drive from The Mall Road, and its air-conditioned rooms contain a modern look. Each room has a flat-screen television and a seating area and en suite bathroom with complete toiletries.
The 24 hour font desk will help you out with your luggage, laundry, housekeeping, room service, and packed lunch services are available as well. Snow Valley Resorts is just 2.7 kilometers (1.6 mi) from Victory Tunnel, 1.1 kilometers (0.6 mi) from Indian Institute of Advanced Study and 57 kilometers (35.4 mi) from Chandigarh Airport.
Snow Valley Resorts
Address: Ghora Chowki, 171005 Shimla, India (see map)
Price: from 78 USD
Shimla Honeymoon Inn is conveniently located 1 km (0.6 mi) from the railway station. It provides homely rooms with en suite bathrooms with complete toiletries. The guest accommodation has a games room, a 24-hour front desk and a tour desk. Wi-Fi is free in public areas. Furthermore, it’s located near the center of Mall Road, the shopping street of Shimla, giving travelers easy access to all of the city’s key attractions.
Shimla Honeymoon Inn
Address: The Mall, 171001 Shimla, India (see map)
Price: from 74 USD
Queen of hill stations!
You are wasting some years of life if you have not been to these amazing places to visit in Shimla. So, choose your hotel that suits your pocket, pack up and leave!
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