One may associate the city of Amritsar with the Harmandir Sahib, or the Golden Temple – the Sikhs’ main place of worship. Now a thriving transport, cultural, and commercial hub, visitors here will find more things to do and more places to explore other than visiting the sacred temple. Exploring the culture through various festivities and visiting museums will make a great itinerary. Another way to revisit tradition is by staying in heritage hotels in Amritsar, India, that have been remodelled to accommodate modern travel amenities. For convenience, we’ve listed down some of the best, charming, and value-for-money heritage hotels in Amritsar, India, for your next trip. Check them out below.
1. Ranjit's Svaasa Amritsar (from USD 62)
Spanning over two centuries of history is this heritage hotel located near Mall Road. The interior of the hotel vividly reflects the traditions and local culture featuring unique fabric choices and warm color tones. Now, the property is a thriving heritage haveli with guests looking to experience the luxurious spa treatment. Recent guests highly rated such rejuvenating experience because the property makes use of age-old Ayurvedic massage treatments and because they also offer acupuncture services and diet consultations. The air-conditioned rooms, meanwhile, do not disappoint in making every guest feel comfortable. Among the in-room amenities included are a private safe, a tea tray and an electric kettle, as well as private bathrooms with a hairdryer and naturally made toiletries. For in-house dining, Dining by The Garden serves all-day meals.
Ranjit's Svaasa Amritsar
Address: 47-A, Mall Road
Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre
2. Green Acres Haveli and Retreat
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You won’t be able to miss Green Acres Haveli because of its distinctive red brick walls that are over 150 years old. It is located on the outskirts of Amritsar city – providing a perfect location for rest and relaxation. You’ll be welcomed by the hospitable family who will make you feel comfortable and at home throughout your stay. Because the property is a farm stay, expect to have farm ambiance and lush gardens where you can enjoy home-cooked Punjabi food for outdoor lunch and have a bonfire in the evening. The best thing is you’ll also be able to sample fresh produce from the property’s vegetable garden and fruit orchards. If you want to cool off, there is also a swimming pool. And after that quick dip, enjoy that well-deserved rest in one of their guest rooms with attached washrooms. Green Acres provides an intimate experience that makes you feel like you own the property so it’s especially ideal for traveling families or groups of friends.
Green Acres Haveli
Address: 1, Green Acres, Airport Road, Amritsar, Punjab 143002, India
Price: from 58 USD
3. Heritage Haveli
Conveniently located near the airport and 15 minutes from the Golden Temple, this Airbnb accommodation is perfect for on-the-go travelers who have a packed travel schedule but still don’t want to skimp on having an unforgettable heritage hotel experience. It is basically a farm stay surrounded by orchards which create a relaxing atmosphere amidst the bustling city life. The property boasts 4 bedrooms, each with a private bathroom and can accommodate up to 11 adults. Some of the modern comforts included air conditioning, in-room safe, WiFi, as well as coffees and teas. Take a dip in their 40-foot (12-meter) long swimming pool or brave the heat by booking a safari or sightseeing tours which can be arranged by the property for your convenience.
Heritage Haveli w Breakfast, Wifi, nr AirportAmritsar, Punjab, India
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:the property is spotless and the pool in very good conditionspeaceful clean and healthy one of the best time out of home
Host:the staff is really friendly and genuinethe hosts were very helpful gave useful recommendations and made us feel at homesingh is very friendly and helpful a great hostour hosts also graciously organized a bonfire on both those eveningsthe property itself is beautiful the staff are very attentive and rooms more than adequateRead more reviews
Location:an interesting location near enough to the fabulous temple
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4. Welcomheritage Ranjitvilas (from USD 61)
Featuring an inviting seasonal outdoor pool and WiFi in all rooms, Ranjitvilas is yet another heritage masterpiece by Welcomheritage. It is located 6.2 miles (10 kilometers) from the Golden Temple while the nearest airport is only minutes away by car. The location makes it a popular choice among travelers; away from the crowd but very accessible to the city center. Ranjitvilas exudes authentic Indian / Punjabi charms evident in its building’s interior and exterior design. But what makes it even more special is that the staff has been well trained to offer five-star hospitality treatment to its guests. The in-house restaurant is available, which serves various Indian dishes. As for the rooms, each comes with air conditioning, a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV, and a fridge.
Address: Palm grove, airport Ajnala road
Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace
5. Virasat Haveli
Posted by Virasat Haveli on Saturday, 24 November 2012
If you want to look for a heritage accommodation in Punjab, look no further than the Virasat Haveli. Designed with old-world charms and using Nanakshahi bricks, it was remodeled in 2003 to be what it is now. A unique feature of this hotel is that they don’t charge guests for room cost at all! You just need to pay three times the amount of your meal at their in-house restaurant and you already get access to their comfortable rooms. So taste the flavors of India, Punjabi, and even Chinese cuisines – there’s no excuse considering what comes with it. After your food, enjoy several activities within the hotel’s premises such as horse riding, folk dancing, camel riding and much more.
Address: Rakh Jhita, Punjab 143413, India
Price: Free room (from 18 USD for meals)
Heritage properties near Amritsar
6. The Kothi Kothi Village Stay
Be as local as much as possible by booking a room or two at The Kothi Kothi Village Stay. It got its name from the fact that the 20th-century family house retained the character of traditional Punjabi Kothi which is a mix of vernacular and colonial architecture. Although it’s a heritage hotel, all the rooms inside the property are fitted with modern-day facilities and amenities. And because it is surrounded by agricultural fields, guests will be able to have farm-like experiences such as leaning Punjabi food making, having tonga or gaddha rides, or simply just visiting nearby museums.
The Kothi Kothi Village Stay
Address: Village: Nawanpind Sardaran.Post Office Tibri, Gurdaspur-Kahnuwan road,Gurdaspur – 143530, Punjab, India, Pathankot, Pathankot, India, 143520
Explore the city of hospitable people
It may seem like another Indian city but Amritsar has its own set of charms. From the grandeur of Golden Temple to the simple smiles of the locals while passing through its busy streets, it’s difficult to find nothing to love about this place.
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