Mussoorie is a mountain retreat located in Uttarakhand, about two hours journey from Dehradun. The British first settled in this beautiful place in the early 19th century, followed by many maharajas to escape the hot weather from surrounding locations. The pristine area is a beauty to behold, from its magnificent cityscape to gorgeous countryside. Outdoor lovers from around the country and beyond converge in this town, especially during the peak season, between May and July, to enjoy the numerous activities it offers. Boating on Lake Mussoorie, trekking, camping, and mountain biking are popular activities here. Within the hill station are local cafes, eateries, shops, and more to explore, especially on the famous Mall Road. And when it comes to places to stay, you’ll be spoilt for choices. From homes amidst nature to luxurious accommodations, here’s our list of the top homestays in Mussoorie, India.
1. Rustic lodge amidst a virgin forest (from USD 36)
If you’re planning to escape the bustle of life and enjoy rural life amidst unspoiled wooded areas, you can’t beat Seegreen Lodges. This homestay is located in Mussoorie’s countryside, highlighting chirping birds, deodars and old pines, protected by the Forest Department. The meadows are evergreen, perfect for picnicking, camping, and many trekking paths to explore the location. The lodge comes with a restaurant, and an Asian or à la carte breakfast is served daily. The simple interior features a big bed and opens to a balcony, with marvelous vistas of nature.
Parking Restaurant Non-smoking rooms Laundry Free parking Internet services WiFi Available Parking on site
2. Well-decorated accommodation close to the lake (from USD 17)
From the nearby brooks’ comforting sound to the views of the densely forested areas around, outdoor lovers will love this homestay. It’s surrounded by a beautiful garden, with each of the rooms overlooking the valley. Take a few minutes’ walks to Mussoorie Lake and get mesmerized by the sight and sounds of nature, or get relaxed by bird songs and mountain breezes from the terrace. The interior is well-decorated and come with expansive windows that allows lots of natural light and fresh air. Outside the building is a bonfire and a barbecue area, where you can unwind and socialize in the evening.
Heaven Comfortable Home Stay
Address: Journey Inn 77/1 Kulri Bazar, Mall Road, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand 248179
Parking Pets allowed Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services WiFi Available
3. Luxurious villa with mountain views (from USD 54)
Experience high-end hospitality in this luxurious villa. The penthouse boasts four bedrooms, each has a shower, and can accommodate more than ten guests. The living area is spacious and features large windows that allows natural light and incredible views of the mountains. The sights can be better enjoyed on the terrace, complete with a Buddha statue. You can also cook all you want in the fully equipped kitchen. Plus, pets are allowed at no extra cost.
Casa Arhan Lush 2-3-4-6BHK Penthouse Mussoorie
Address: Casa Arhan, Bala Hissar Rd, Arundale Cottage Estate
Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms
4. A home away from home (from USD 24)
This apartment with views of the countryside is a home away from home. All the cutely decorated rooms are equipped with a private bathroom, a smart TV for your entertainment, and a balcony to drink your morning coffee as you enjoy views of the mountains. A vegetarian breakfast is served every morning. After a long day exploring the town, you can relax in the garden. WiFi and parking are free.
Address: Barlow Ganj Road
Garden Terrace Heating Non-smoking throughout
5. Centrally located homestay (from USD 12)
Enjoy easy access to all that the town offers when you stay in this accommodation, situated near the main bazaar. Offering car hire services, the homestay is located close to several attractions of the area. The rooms are simple and equipped with flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and private bathrooms with baths. Plus, all the rooms offer beautiful panoramas of the city or the mountains. There’s a front desk and free parking on-site for your convenience.
SPOT ON 79984 Hotel Castle View
Address: Landour Bazaar, Picture palace. Mussoorie,
Pets allowed Room service Non-smoking rooms Breakfast in the room Bicycle rental (additional charge) Car hire Luggage storage Private check-in/check-out
6. Well-serviced rental with mountain vistas
This homestay, located in Landour’s forested area, is fully serviced, giving you ample time to decompress. The rental with mountain views and ancient touches come with beautifully decorated rooms and housekeeping service. All the units are spacious, air conditioned, and fitted with smart TVs for your pleasure. A vegetarian breakfast is served daily, and there’s a restaurant on-site for all your dining needs. Free parking is provided.
Mount devdar home stay
Address: mount devdar homestay ,devdar road lbsnaa,happy vally mussoorie
Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Physical distancing in dining areas Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Heating Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Delivered food is securely covered First aid kit available On-site parking
7. Hotel-like accommodation with mod cons (from USD 33)
Macquary Inn is a hotel-like accommodation with more generous hospitality. It features 10 bedrooms, each with private bathrooms and an à la carte breakfast daily. This homestay, overlooking the Doon Valley, is a few minutes’ drives away from the Mall Road, yet far enough to detach yourself from the hustle and bustle of the city life. There’s a large community terrace, where you can mingle with the other guests and have a fun evening. Plus, the rooms are tastefully decorated and fitted with plush beds that’ll lure you to sleep. Parking and WiFi are complimentary.
Macquary Inn home stay
Address: Macquary cottage near Hampton court school Mussoorie 248179 Macquary Cottage
Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Access to health care professionals Delivered food is securely covered CCTV outside property Fire extinguishers Cashless payment available Packed lunches WiFi Available
8. Old English cottage amidst wooded hills
Experience the beauty and tranquility of nature as you stay in this well-equipped old English cabin set amidst grassy mountains. There are snow-capped mountains, towering pines and flowers all around the property, along with a plethora of hiking trails. The cottage has a restaurant on-site and serves vegetarian and English breakfast every morning. Kick back on the terrace and enjoy the Doon Valley views, or read a book on the house’s garden. The homestay is perfect for a family getaway.
La Villa Bethany
Address: La Villa Bethany, Near kellogg Memorial Church, Landour
Pets allowed Hiking Airport shuttle Daily housekeeping Garden Non-smoking rooms Internet services WiFi Available
9. Cozy accommodation overlooking the mountains (from USD 37)
Get the best views of the mountains as you take advantage of the high-end hospitality offered in Harnam Niwas. The one-bedroom accommodation features a private bathroom with hot water and can accommodate three guests. Sunbathe on the terrace, or watch interesting movies on the TV installed in the living area. Board games are also provided, and there’s a play area for the kids. Laundry facilities, room service, blankets, and free parking are provided for your convenience.
Harnam Niwas Homestay
Address: Harnam Singh Road
Heating 24-hour security Process in place to check health of guests Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Sun terrace Daily housekeeping Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Library
10. Comfortable accommodation close to the Mall Road (from USD 61)
From spacious rooms to stunning mountain views, you won’t want to leave this homestay. It’s close to Mall Road and offers everything you need to have a comfortable and enjoyable holiday. The private bathrooms come with a shower and free toiletries for your convenience. All the comfy units come with a smart TV for your entertainment. Plus, vegetarian breakfast is served daily. However, parking isn’t available on-site.
Cozy Home Stay
Address: The Mall Road
Parking Free parking Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi Air conditioning Private parking WiFi available in all areas
Mussoorie boasts homestays that meet your needs
From tastefully decorated colonial homes to cute vacation rentals situated amidst lush vegetation, Mussoorie is home to some incredible homestays. You’ll find family-friendly homes, pet-friendly abodes, and everything in between to suit your needs and budget.
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