Top 10 Pet-Friendly Hotels In Mahabaleshwar, India - Updated 2024

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Less than a six-hour drive away from Mumbai, the hill station of Mahabaleshwar in India is famous as a pilgrimage site among Hindus. It is also a beautiful destination that’s worth a visit for any kind of traveler. The hill station boasts a stunning landscape complete with lush mountains, rolling hills, verdant forests, majestic rock formations, and scenic waterfalls. Adventurers can hike the Pratapgad Fort or enjoy a boat ride on Venna Lake. Tourists interested in history and culture can visit Old Mahabaleshwar to explore the temples and ancient Indian architecture. There’s also a good selection of accommodations in town for tourists. If you’re going on a vacation with loved ones, wouldn’t it be nice to take the whole family? Pets included, of course. Read on for the top pet-friendly hotels in Mahabaleshwar, India.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and pet-friendly rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 11, 2024.

1. Lake Paradise Mahabaleshwar (from USD 43)

Lake Paradise Mahabaleshwar is a charming boutique hotel with pleasant mountain views and modern amenities. Every room in the hotel comes with a private bathroom, air conditioning and a wardrobe. A flat-screen TV, desk, and free Wi-Fi are also included. There are family rooms available that are perfect for bigger groups. Pet owners may bring their four-legged friends for an additional fee.

Guests may indulge in activities like bonfires, biking, and indoor and outdoor games. If you wish to venture out and explore, there are several local attractions nearby. Venna Lake, Lingmala Falls and Mahabaleshwar Temple are a short drive away.

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Hotel Lake Paradise Mahabaleshwar

Wifi Available

Address: Near Venna Lake Panchgani Mahabhaleshwar Road

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Laundry

2. Harmony Palace (from USD 42)

Surrounded by tranquil mountain views, Harmony Palace is a wonderful retreat for tourists who want to bask in the town’s natural vistas. The guest rooms are clean and comfortable and come with a balcony, where you can enjoy your morning coffee while taking in the mountain views. Pet owners can bring their furry friends at no additional charge, but you need to ask first.

Business travelers can make the most of the hotel’s business facilities, which include fax and photocopying machines. Some of the attractions nearby that are worth a visit include Mapro Gardens, Lingmala Falls and Venna Lake.

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Harmony Palace

Wifi Available

Address: P No. 149, At Post Gureghar, Behind Mapro Garden Plot No. 149, APanchgani Mahabaleshwar Road

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

3. DV Inns Farm Villa (from USD 8)

Feel at home at DV Inns Farm Villa that offers modern accommodations with garden views. Expect clean, spacious, and well-appointed guest rooms. If you’re traveling with a large group or family, opt for a villa or family suite as it comes with a separate living room and bedrooms. Pets are allowed to stay in the room for a reasonable additional fee.

Feeling peckish? Head to the in-house restaurant that serves a la carte menu. Free parking and free Wi-Fi are provided on site. Guests staying here can enjoy convenient access to tourist hotspots, including Mahabaleshwar Temple, which is just 328 ft (100 m) away. The hotel is also 2 mi (3.2 km) away from Arthur’s Seat, while Venna Lake is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) away.

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DV INNS FARMVILLA - Besides Strawberry Farms

Wifi Available

Address: Ramsukh Resort Road, near Sri Mahabaleshwar Mandir, Old Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra 412806

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Airport shuttle Laundry

4. Chardara Eco Agrotourism (from USD 35)

Fresh air, sweeping mountain scenery, and beautiful gardens are a few of the highlights of staying at Chardara Eco Agrotourism in Mahabaleshwar, India. Every room is fitted with plush bedding, a cozy seating area, and a private bathroom. Other facilities include a restaurant serving Indian fare, a children’s playground, and a garden.

Pets are welcome here at no additional charge. For two-legged and four-legged travelers alike, Chardara Eco Agrotourism is a wonderful holiday retreat. There are many hiking and cycling trails nearby, should you wish to explore the natural landscape.

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Chardara Eco Agrotourism

Address: Vatambe Post, Varoshi Tel Jaoli, District Satara

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace

5. Hotel on the Rocks (from USD 17)

Nestled just behind the pretty Mapro Gardens, Hotel on the Rocks is known for its rustic charm. All the rooms come with air conditioning, a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV, and a balcony with a garden view. Breakfast is available every morning, including vegetarian options.

Whether you’re staying for a day or a month, this hotel is a perfect spot where you can take the whole family. Reach out to the hotel if you want to bring your four-legged friends. Extra charges may apply.

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Hotel on the Rocks

Wifi Available

Address: 134 , Ghureghar BHilare Vasti , Behind Mapro Garden , Mahabaleshwar

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Free parking Internet services

6. OAKWOOD Mahabaleshwer (from USD 21)

Tucked in a quiet corner of town, OAKWOOD Mahabaleshwer is a pleasant place to spend a vacation in India. With a landscaped garden and a playground, adults, kids, and pets alike are sure to enjoy. Plus, you can bring your pets for free. Family rooms are spacious enough to accommodate the whole brood, and each one is well-appointed with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a kitchenette, a dining area, and a private bathroom.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. If you’re traveling with kids, do visit Mapro Gardens, which is just 1,300 ft (396 m) away from the property. It has a kids’ play zone, a cafe, a chocolate factory, and a nursery.

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OAKWOOD mahabaleshwar

Wifi Available

Address: Near Mapro Garden, Mahbaleshwar Panchgani Road, Gureghar

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Airport shuttle

7. Nexottel Sai Cottage, Mahabaleshwar (from USD 35)

Relax and enjoy the calming views of Mahabaleshwar at Nexottel Sai Cottage. The hotel provides 27 spacious rooms, including the 11 luxurious Valley View Rooms that are perfect for travelers who want to wake up to the scenic surroundings of the hill station. Besides air-conditioned guest rooms, the hotel also features a restaurant, a children’s playground, a garden, and free private parking. Pets are welcome on the property at no extra charge.

Sai Cottage is in a convenient location, just 4.3 mi (7 km) away from Lingmala Falls and about 5 mi (8 km) from Venna Lake. The Main Market is just a 10-minute walk away.

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Nexottel Sai Cottage, Mahabaleshwar

Wifi Available

Address: Satara Road

Ironing service Kid-friendly buffet All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Business centre Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Restaurant Cashless payment available Luggage storage

8. Shiva Valley (from USD 16)

With a photo-ready brick façade and spacious rooms, Shiva Valley is an instant charmer. Each air-conditioned guest room features a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV, and even a seating area. Here, guests can rest their heads in utmost comfort after a busy day of sightseeing. As a plus, pet owners can bring their furry friends at no additional cost. However, you will need to keep your pet on a leash in common areas of the hotel.

Free Wi-Fi and free private parking are also available, and car rentals may be arranged upon request. Just less than 0.6 mi (1 km) from Lingmala Falls, Shiva Valley is a convenient base for tourists. Other nearby attractions include Mapro Garden, which is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) away from the property, and Venna Lake is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away.

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Shiva Valley

Wifi Available

Address: 371,hotel Shiva's Valley, near venna lake Metgutad

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms

9. Treebo Trend Casabella Resort (from USD 19)

Feel right at home in Treebo Trend Casabella Resort, a pet-friendly hotel that’s practically in the backyard of Lingmala Falls. This three-star hotel provides comfortable rooms, complete with air conditioning, a private bathroom, and a television with satellite channels. Pets are welcome, although pet damages must be shouldered by guests. Free Wi-Fi makes it ideal for guests traveling on business. For meals, the in-house restaurant offers tasty dishes, including vegetarian breakfast options in the morning.

Travelers will enjoy the hotel’s proximity to Lingmala Falls, which is only 650 ft (198 m) away. Additionally, Mapro Garden is only 3.1 mi (5 km) away, Mahabaleshwar Temple is 5 mi (8 km) away, and Bombay Point is 6.2 mi (10 km) away from the property.

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Treebo Trend Casabella Resort Panchgani

Wifi Available

Address: Ahead of onwheelz amusement park, Ruighar - Mahu Dam Road, near Ganesh Mandir, Panchgani Mahabaleshwar Road

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Breakfast in the room

10. The Shanti Sadan (from USD 17)

Whether you’re traveling with your family or alone, The Shanti Sadan — just 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Venna Lake — is perfect for you. It has single and triple rooms, each equipped with mod cons such as air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. Make the trip even better by bringing your beloved pooch, as pets are allowed here for a reasonable additional fee.

When it comes to food and drink, guests can enjoy well-prepared dishes at the in-house restaurant. Other nearby attractions include Bombay Point, which is just 1.7 mi (2.7 km) away and Lingmala Falls that’s 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from the hotel.

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The Shanti Sadan

Wifi Available

Address: Near Union Bank

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking

Stay amidst nature in Mahabaleshwar

With a plethora of hiking trails, gardens, lakes and waterfalls, Mahabaleshwar is a nature lover’s paradise. Best of all, it is a suitable getaway destination for the whole family, including your beloved pets. For an unforgettable vacation, book one of the above listed pet-friendly hotels in Mahabaleshwar, India.

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