8 Best Hotels for Couples In Nainital, India - Updated 2024

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Fondly called “Lake District”, Nainital is a popular hill station in Uttarakhand, India, tucked in the gorgeous Himalayas. It is set in a valley surrounding the enchanting Naini Lake that offers an array of water sports, such as kayaking, canoeing and even a relaxing cruise on a gondola. Trekking enthusiasts will have a blast exploring the path to Naina Peak West. If the quietude of the forest and a stroll that leads to the mesmerising view of the Himalayas is your kind of getaway, head to Kilbury Bird Sanctuary. A visit to Jim Corbet National Park is also something animal lovers shouldn’t miss. It is also one of the most chosen destinations for a honeymoon. If you are planning a romantic vacation with your loved one, check out this list of the best hotels for couples in Nainital, India.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to couple-friendly amenities and activities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 17, 2024.

1. Welcomheritage Ashdale (from USD 264)

With rooms that open towards a balcony overlooking the enchanting hills, this hotel is a perfect choice for couples. An in-house cafe, a barbeque area and a gourmet restaurant await you. You can also dine in the open or by the stone fireplace.

This heritage hotel houses an expansive garden with oak trees under which you can sit back and enjoy a quiet time with your beloved. A recreational parlour and a conference room can also be accessed.

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Welcomheritage Ashdale

Wifi Available

Address: Court Road, Near High Court Gate No. 1 , Mallital, NainiTal, Uttrakhand

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

2. The Kumaon Retreat (from USD 48)

Set in Nainital, this charming hotel offers a romantic escape as you revel in the comfort of its cosy rooms. Wake up to enjoy a delicious vegetarian breakfast in the dining area or relish it in the comfort of your room.

Each room has a tea and coffee maker while selected rooms have a balcony with a stunning view of the mountains. Take a stroll around the neighbourhood or go for an evening walk with your partner to Naini Lake, located about 2 km (1 mi) from the property. You can also find many eateries within walking distance.

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The Kumaon Retreat

Wifi Available

Address: 52 Haizwarton Compound Rajbhawan Road Tallital

Parking Room service Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out WiFi Available

3. The Pinewood, Nainital by Leisure Hotels (from USD 41)

If you’re looking for tranquillity and luxury on a budget for the dream vacation with your soulmate, this hotel has it covered. Here, you will be relaxing in a homey apartment decorated with pine wood furniture. A spacious lounge area and large windows that behold the stunning view of the valley await you and your partner.

While mouthwatering a-la-carte meals can be enjoyed at the property, a fully equipped kitchen is also available. Snuggle up in front of the fireplace or head to the games room to enjoy a fun evening. A bike rental service can also be availed.

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The Pinewood, Nainital by Leisure Hotels

Wifi Available

Address: Opp. Balika Vidhya Mandir, Near Balrampur House, Mallital

Parking Room service Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Dry cleaning Family rooms Breakfast in the room

4. The Earls Court by Leisure Hotels (from USD 228)

Spend your next holiday amidst the snowy mountains and the lush pine forests of Nainital at this luxurious hotel. If you are travelling with your partner, the location is perfect for a fun weekend with outdoor activities near Naini Lake. Head out for a scenic boat ride or book a rock climbing session. The property also houses a multi-cuisine restaurant where you can enjoy a romantic dinner accompanied by live music.

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The Earls Court by Leisure Hotels

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Opp. Balika Vidhya mandir, Near Balrampur House, mallital

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

5. The Naini Retreat, Nainital by Leisure Hotels (from USD 217)

Situated atop Ayarpatta Slopes, this 4-star retreat offers an enchanting view of the lake. Go for a trek nearby or enjoy a leisurely walk in the garden with your loved one. Later, dine while enjoying the view of the valley and savour freshly prepared delicacies at the on-site cafe.

You can either choose to stay in the elegantly furnished rooms and suites or book one of the luxurious rooms with a personal concierge at the Maharaja wing.

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The Naini Retreat, Nainital by Leisure Hotels

Wifi Available

Address: Ayarpetta Slopes, Mallital

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

6. Swiss Hotel & Spa (from USD 148)

Ease into the cosiness of the accommodations and the warmth of the bonfire with your better half at this hotel. Free parking is available at the property for those who are on a road trip. They also provide a shuttle service upon request. With aesthetically designed rooms that are smoke-free, Swiss Hotel & Spa aims to offer a peaceful retreat. A 24-hour front desk and room service are some of the other perks of staying here.

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Swiss Hotel & Spa

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: ATI Road Next to Uttrakhand High Court Mallital, Nainital - 263001 05942236013

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms

7. Ayar Jungle Resort (from USD 216)

Set on 5 acres (2 hectares)of greenery, Ayar Jungle Resort offers the perfect escapade for couples. Food enthusiasts will undoubtedly relish the delectable delicacies served alongside live music and a bonfire. You can also request a romantic candlelight dinner to be set up at the property. Later, soothe your souls as you gaze at the starry sky from the private deck of your cottage.

Adventure lovers can try their exclusive sky cycling and zip lining.

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Ayar Jungle Resort

Wifi Available


Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

8. The Mirchoni Resorts Nainital (from USD 90)

Tucked in a beautiful locale amidst oaks, deodars and walnut trees, this mid-19th-century property aims to offer its guests a memorable retreat. The blend of vintage and contemporary designs adds to the elegance, making it a perfect spot for a romantic getaway with your partner.

You will be welcomed with a drink and a complimentary breakfast upon arrival. The wooden floor and cosy beds in the cottage-style suites will make you want to stay indoors and cuddle. A bonfire can be arranged for an additional 1000 INR (12 USD). You can revel in late-night conversations with your loved one under the starry sky while enjoying the warmth of the fire.

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the mirchoni resorts nainital

Address: Ayarpatta Slopes, Mallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263001 ayarpatta

Parking Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Family rooms

Enjoy a romantic getaway in Nainital

Apart from being a scenic wonderland, Nainital is also home to some of the best hotels in India. Choose one from this list and embark on a mesmerising journey with your loved one.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.


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