Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Almora, India - Updated 2023

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Almora is popularly known as the cultural capital of Kumaon district in Uttarakhand. The state is popular for its snow-capped peaks and narrow alleys, and Almora is no exception. The locals are warm and welcoming, the weather is ever so pleasant - It’s the perfect hill station getaway to calm your nerves. Almora is situated on a 5km (3.10 miles) mountain range at an altitude of 1,650m (1804.46 yards) and is surrounded by the mighty Himalayan ranges. The main attraction here is the 1,000-year-old Nanda Devi Temple famous for its unique wall carvings. There are several other places to explore, as well as unique things to do in this municipality. The nearby towns of Binsar, Katarmal, and Jageshwar are also worthy to include in your itinerary. Check out this list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Almora, India, to choose from when you arrive in this beautiful town.

1. Kumaoni-style home for large groups (from USD 151)

Treat yourself to a warm and tranquil vacation on the mountains in this traditionally built home-turned-guest house in Almora. With plush beds and spacious interiors, it can undoubtedly serve a large party of guests who are exploring what North India has to offer.

Chill out in good company under the stars on the spacious and meticulously maintained garden terrace, or join the property owner, Divyendu, on a walk around the rest of the surrounding village. Parking spaces are provided for cars. Lastly, pets are always welcome to stay for a few nights.

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Petshal, Uttarakhand, India
1.79 km (1.2 mi) from Chitai Golu Devta Temple
15 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Earthen home 8 Beds 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
the rooms are absolutely clean
serene location nice clean rooms & great local food
divyendu is a wonderful host
the host dibyendu and his team are amazing
the entire staff the chef diwanji kundan ji aunty rohit and shubham are amazing and really support
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2. Picture-perfect cottage with stunning mountain views (from USD 223)

Originally a cowshed, this listing has been remodeled and lovingly furnished turning it into one of the best places to stay in all of Almora. The breathtaking sight of the Himalayan mountain peaks from this house makes it one of the most coveted spots in the region. From the terraced gardens to the balcony, you can enjoy the views from anywhere on this property.

It comes with a capacious open-plan area filled with living, dining, and kitchen quarters. Three of its bedrooms - two of which are on the top floor and the other on the lower level - can comfortably sleep up to six guests.

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Shitlakhet, Uttarakhand, India
14.98 km (9.4 mi) from Chitai Golu Devta Temple
18 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire place 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the stay was extremely comfortable and enjoyable
the property is extremely clean and the caretaker is helpful and cooks delicious food
amrita was a great host
otherwise you can tell the owner your preferences and she can arrange it before hand
loved the property and the host for making our vacation such a memorable experience
amita was very helpful in providing directions to the property and responsive throughout
amita as a host ensured that all necessaties and comforts are available to the guests
it’s a beautifull property in an amazing location
what an amazing place- fabulous location & a tastefully done cosy comfortable house
kids loved the house and the walks in the village
if you want a slice of heaven to unwind and relax cowshed is the place
overall a five star place a stay we wont soon forget
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3. Two-bedroom chalet overlooking Himalayan peaks (from USD 44)

Vidyuns is a paradise set in the hills of Almora with each room offering an exceptional view of the snow-clad Himalayan peaks. There are two bedrooms, both can sleep three each and comes with an ensuite bathroom. One of the bedrooms named The Leopard’s Den has a window so that you can wake up to the peaks in the morning! The other is named The Bird Room which has a direct entry into the garden for fresh morning air. Living room area is huge and consists of a dining table. The kitchen is equipped with RO water filter, gas connection for cooking, fridge, and basic cooking utensils. There is a huge verandah overlooking the panoramic view, it is a great spot for morning tea or coffee, an afternoon snooze, or evening drinks!

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Dhamas, Uttarakhand, India
12.85 km (8.0 mi) from Chitai Golu Devta Temple
96 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire chalet 6 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is only a fan in the rooms - which was sufficient most of the times
but the rooms get a lot of natural light through the huge windows
the house was so spacious and comfortable with absolutely beautiful view
the cottage is tastefully done and very comfortable
this is a wonderful place- great location very nice view and very comfortable with all the amenities
rooms and the entire place is very clean
it's surrounded by a clean dense jungle which mostly has tall lush green pine trees
the owners & their staff were very friendly n helpful
the hosts were very helpful all though the journey
they were friendly and approachable
the host are very helpful and took care every small request i made
the hosts are really wonderful and are always happy to help
excellent location & a very comfy house
it was an amazing trip to this place
its ideal for those looking for peace and quiet
a must visit place for peace lovers
the place is about 4 hrs away from kathgodam railway station so having a vehicle will be good
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4. A quaint home stay with a fireplace (from USD 22)

The Green Garden is a quaint homestay in Almora, situated just seven minutes away from the Kasar Devi main road. It consists of two bedrooms and can sleep four guests at any time. One bedroom is also equipped with a fireplace to keep you warm in the winters.

There is a small outdoor garden area to sit by. You can also avail to have a meditative yoga session with the host. In addition to this, the host also provides professional trekking services, where he tags along with the guests to various notable trekking places around.

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Almora, Uttarakhand, India
6.16 km (3.9 mi) from Chitai Golu Devta Temple
103 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is simple and the view is divine
harish ji place is clean with full of basic utilities kitchen fully equipped and provision stores are nearby only
the room is basic but comfortable
rooms are clean and comfortable
the space was very clean and the bed sheets nice and warm
very scenic comfortable and spotlessly clean
the place is nice and clean
the place is sparkling clean and kept in really good condition
harish was an excellent host
harish is a wonderful host who can connect you with services and information
harish is a great host who takes excellent care of his guests
harish ji is a very caring welcoming host
harish himself is very hospitable and helpful
lovely location for a secluded stay
location of this place is the best part
perfect location for working quietly or relaxing
the place is in a great location
this place is the definition of a perfect homestay
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5. Spacious Cottage near Binsar Eco Park (from USD 24)

In close proximity to the Binsar Eco park, one can find a comfortable, spacious and airy accommodation in Panchuli Cottage. It can sleep up to two people and comes with an attached bathroom. The cottage is preferred mostly for its huge windows which brightens the place, as also provides for great, unrestricted views. There is a small outer space to spend quality time reading or talking, with your loved ones.

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Papar Saili, Uttarakhand, India
2.79 km (1.8 mi) from Chitai Golu Devta Temple
Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

6. Holiday home on Binsar Road

If you are looking for an abode to regain your energies and spend time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Kasar Himalaya Holiday home is where you need to head out to. It’s a place far away from the city life but it comes with super modern interiors so you don’t have to compromise on comfort. It accommodates four guests in its two bedrooms with wooden floors and roof. The famous attraction, Kasardevi Temple is just a kilometre away and can be reached on foot.

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Almora, Uttarakhand, India
5.04 km (3.2 mi) from Chitai Golu Devta Temple
3 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

7. Typical Kumaoni-styled accommodation

Book a room at Ayush Homestay to revel in the sweet lifestyle of the Kumaoni locals. One room here accommodates two people and comes with an attached bathroom. The interior has wooden floors, the typical Kumaoni mud walls, and garden views from all sides. Guests have access to the onsite double-storey restaurant, where they can order sumptuous food or even cook up something for themselves. There’s also a library to spend time. You can head out to hike in the surroundings for a little bird watching or meditating.

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Almora, Uttarakhand, India
3.6 km (2.3 mi) from Chitai Golu Devta Temple
15 reviews  
Private room in nature lodge 4 Beds 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the only good thing was the view from room
the room had a pretty window and a nice view
quaint cottages/rooms located right on a hillside providing you with the most serene environment
warm host very nice food view of snow clad mountains from room
very welcoming host with humble attitude
thank you raju and your staff for such an outstanding hospitality
staff was very kind responsive and overwhelming
raju was very helpful in answering all our questions
everyone is very friendly and you will not want to leave
the location is just beautiful
this property is a perfect only if you can walk down and up again the steep slope
this place is just awesome
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8. Spacious abode close to Almora town

Chitai Homestay is a spacious getaway option situated in the rural setting of Chitai Village which is about 5km (3.10) away from Almora town. This place is complete with a bedroom that can comfortably sleep two people, basic kitchen, rooftop for an amazing Himalayan view and a spacious garden courtyard where the hosts can arrange a bonfire on request. Guests can also enjoy local homemade meals prepared by the hosts, at a small fee.

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Chitai Pant, Uttarakhand, India
1.08 km (0.7 mi) from Chitai Golu Devta Temple
3 reviews  
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
mr & mrs ashutosh the hosts are a great team
the hosts were very sweet accomodating helpful and friendly
this homestay is located at an amazing location
the village of chitai is calm and serene
extremely good location and a beautiful place but the approach road is not proper
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9. Rustic Himalayan cottages overlooking Balta Badi valley

Nestled just 5km (3.10 miles) away from Almora town on the Binsar Road, the Goldfinch Homestay is a delightful option which provides breathtaking views of the Balta Badi valley. It can house a maximum of six guests at any given time in its two sets of duplex rooms with amenities like sitting decks, fire-place, sky window, and full-fledged library. The cottage is surrounded by small gardens, and organic fruits and vegetable patches to give you the countryside vibe.

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2.57 km (1.6 mi) from Chitai Golu Devta Temple
Private room 3 Beds 6 Guests

10. Himalayan cottages with breathtaking views

Himalayan cottages are a bunch of cosy cottages placed strategically amidst nature. They have four double occupancy bedrooms which can accommodate a maximum of nine people at any given time. If travelling as a couple, one can choose to rent just one bedroom which comes with a double bed, an attached bathroom, and the stunning valley view from a window seat. There is an on-site bakery where you could relish freshly baked bread, cakes, and cookies.

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2.41 km (1.5 mi) from Chitai Golu Devta Temple
Private room 4 Beds 9 Guests

11. A 103-year-old heritage bungalow stay

Fancy vacationing in a 103-year-old heritage bungalow surrounded by tall deodar cedar trees and offering a stunning view of the Himalayan range? Well, Epworth Homestay is your perfect choice. Just 2.5km (1.55 miles) from the main town of Almora, this place welcomes you with a huge garden area at the entrance. It consists of a generously large bedroom which accommodates two double beds and an attached bathroom so that four people can comfortably stay here. There is also a nice verandah to spend your time gazing at the beautiful sceneries, read, talk and relax. Home-cooked food is available on request.

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Almora, Uttarakhand, India
3.86 km (2.4 mi) from Chitai Golu Devta Temple
3 reviews  
Private room in bungalow 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the stay was awesum and very comfortable
the room was clean and the property is very beautiful
host were always available with the best of hospitality
neetu and her brother gokul were absolutely a great host and super helpful
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12. Wooden cottages in a forest reserve

These are two cottages at the edge of a forest reserve overlooking the gorgeous snow-capped Himalayan mountains; thus providing views which are best of both worlds. The first cottage is a traditional one containing modern interiors and can sleep up to five people. There’s a cuddly living space flowing into the dining area. There are stairs that take you down to the bedroom with a bath attached. Additionally, there’s also a loft area which comes attached with a bath, a great option if visiting with kids. The other cottage is comparatively smaller with a living room, a bedroom attached with bath and a kitchen, and can sleep up to two people. Do note this place allows only vegetarian food but eggs are allowed.

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Papar Saili, Uttarakhand, India
4.04 km (2.6 mi) from Chitai Golu Devta Temple
19 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
please note that the mobile network is extremely weak/nil however there is wifi available in the cottage
the inside of the cottages has everything that you would need for a comfortable stay
it would also be nice to have a geyser in the second bathroom as well
thebeds are comfortable and the toilet is very clean
the care taker was super friendly ad very helpful
rashmi really was a super host
pratap the care taker made sure we had a comfortable and enjoyable stay
the caretaker was also incredibly helpful and welcoming and we felt at home immediately upon arrival
the caretaker is very capable in providing the daily food requirements
it's a pleasant change from city life with its quiet and green surroundings
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The mountains are calling..

Almora speaks of its mountains holding them in very high regard, and why not, these are the mighty Himalayan ranges after all. An albeit mountain town, this place should definitely be on your list to visit. With a wide selection of homestays, cottages, and chalets at your disposal, you will be welcomed and loved by the locals and will not feel like going back home!

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Frequently asked questions about the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Almora, India

1. Which Airbnb vacation rentals in Almora have nice views?

You’ll never run short of postcard-pretty views in any of these accommodations across Almora, from this Kumaoni-style home for large groups to this quaint homestay with a fireplace. Other rentals such as this picture-perfect cottage and this two-bedroom chalet overlooking the Himalayan peaks pride themselves in their mountain-view offerings, as well.

2. Which Airbnb vacation rentals in Almora have parking?

Several of the listed Airbnb rentals in the town of Almora provide guests with complimentary parking spaces near or within the premises. These include this Kumaoni-style home for large groups, this picture-perfect cottage with stunning mountain views, this two-bedroom chalet overlooking the Himalayan peaks, and this spacious cottage near Binsar Eco Park.

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