Top 13 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Dharamshala, India - Updated 2021

airbnb Dharamshala, India
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The Dalai Lama calls this city home. Perhaps this is the main reason Dharamshala is a go-to spiritual destination. This city has a lot of significance in the Tibetan Buddhist faith. However, this isn’t all that Dharamshala can boast of. The city is perched on the side of a hill, part of the slopes of the Himalayas. Surrounding it are lush cedar forests and stunning scenery that characterizes the city’s landscape. If you’re not here to marvel at the palatial home of the Dalai Lama in Upper Dharamshala, you’re probably here to enjoy the extensive natural features. You definitely need not worry about finding a great place to stay. We’ve put together a list of the top 13 Airbnb vacation rentals in Dharamshala, India. Read on, and check them out!

1. A peaceful house (from USD 37)

This house has been carefully designed to satisfy the needs of the guests who are looking to indulge in a peaceful and calm stay in Dharamshala. Nestled in the village of Jogibara, the house boasts a perfect combination of nature sounds, the spectacular views of the Himalaya Mountains and modern facilities. Featuring one bed and one bathroom, the house is superb for solo travelers and couples. You can also enjoy a fireplace and wireless internet for free. The best thing about this house is the steam bath that can be found downstairs. Pay an additional fee and you will get to relax your muscles.

Mud House | Artist-created Studio
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
54 reviews
Entire loft 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable and complete bang for the buck4
the room was insulated and warm when it was cold outside and cool when it was warm
the toilets and house including the bedsheets etc were very very clean
we had an amazing stay at this apartment
Host:
host was very sweet
gorka is an amazing host
gorka is an amazing host
amazing place and friendly and helpful hosts
gorka is a very good host
Location:
peaceful location near illiterati cafe
mud house has the perfect location to spend a few days in mcload ganj
a beautiful place set just that bit away from the hustle of the tourists
the location is a bit tricky though but when we reached we were amazed
very nice mud house not so nice neighbourhood
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2. Backpackers' inn (from USD 10)

This accommodation is located in Dharamshala Valley in a quiet and serene destination. A place where you get to interact with other tourists as well as locals. Indeed, the Backpackers’ Inn is a wonderful home away from home. The rooms are chic with a simple design. There are two single beds that face a flat screen television mounted on the wall. There is also a lounge area where you can relax and socialize with other guests. Each room has a balcony from which you get to enjoy the amazing view of the valley.

Backpackers inn
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
92 reviews
Room in aparthotel 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
just pay a bit extra for heater and have the most comfortable stay
however interior of the room was just like a hostel
room was clean n best part was balcony facing clear view of mountains
the rooms are good size all with balconies from which there is an amazing view
wifi works well most of the time (which is very good for dharamsala) hot water is always available
Cleanliness:
nice room clean and comfortable
it's clean and well maintained
the room was clean and comfortable
the room was very spacious and relatively clean for india
rooms are clean fresh and have attached washrooms
Host:
staff is friendly and helpful
lovely room and friendly staff
the staff is quite friendly polite as well
ganesh and crew were a very gracious and helpful host
everyone was super helpful
Location:
location wise stay is very near to main market area
a good place to stay location is great walking distance to the main square
backpacks is a great location
location of this stay is so good
far enough away from all the car horns but close enough to easily walk to the main road
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3. Bed and breakfast in Dharamshala (from USD 38)

Rent out a room in this bed and breakfast that boasts of a walking distance to the residence of the Dalai Lama. Within the same neighborhood, there are wonderful restaurants as well. The room is spacious and elegant and there is a large queen bed in the center, with two chairs on the opposite wall. Storage space is also available in the wardrobe that’s next to the bed. A glass door slides open to usher you onto the balcony. Here, you’ll enjoy a fascinating view of Dharamshala against a backdrop of lush forests. Hot water is available in the shower, so you need not worry about bathing on a chilly night.

Newly built in a quiet area of Mcleod Ganj -Room 2
McLeodganj, Dharamsala , Himachal Pradesh, India
86 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
absolutely stunning views and a tastey breakfast
view from the room is amazing
quite secluded and peaceful location with a great view from the balcony and room
the room i stayed in was complete with kitchen and had a beautiful balcony
the room has gorgeous views and made for a memorable stay
Cleanliness:
rooms are clean and neat
the linen is very clean and comfy
the bathroom was also new and clean as well
if you need a clean comfortable and quiet stay
the rooms are clean with all the necessities available
Host:
rohitash was a very courteous host
rohitash was a great host
rohitash was a great host
rohitash was an outstanding host
rohitash was an excellent host
Location:
mcleon ganj is interesting location
the room is in an ideal location 10-15 minutes walk from the main square of mcleod ganj
location is so serene surrounded with variety of birds chirping around
for me this location made the trip excellent
it is close to a nice walkway behind the main temple
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4. Crystal House - serenity at its best (from USD 30)

With a backdrop of the snowcapped Dhauladhar Mountains, this rental places guests in a stunning part of Dharamshala. It is a cozy guest house that comfortably accommodates visitors in its spacious rooms. Each room is well decorated, bearing a vibrant appeal. Large beds take up space inside. These are able to sleep up to 2 guests. There is also a flat screen television available to offer entertainment. The bathroom is large and has, among other modern amenities, a hot water shower.

Crystal House-Serenity at its Best
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
140 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is no wi-fi or internet on this property but going off the grid has its own pleasure
comfortable stay at leisure
comfortable room good wifi and proper cleanliness around
it has a lovely yard and veranda fully equipped kitchen and abhijeet and his family were wonderful hosts
bathroom door is having big holes that outside person can clearly tell all moves by a person
Cleanliness:
very clean rooms & bathroom
hot water clean towels
everything was super clean
the house was very clean while checked in
rooms were well decored and clean
Host:
wonderful host with exemplary hospitality
awesome hospitality by the host
the host was really good and hospitable
the host is also really helpful and active throughout the day
host is very friendly enjoyed it
Location:
location is excellent with a waterfall near by
the location is very quiet and pretty close to nature
an ideal place to relax away from the day to day hustle and bustle
and what i liked most was the location and the property
its very close to city center so good option to stay
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5. Meditative Meadows (from USD 72)

Stay in this rental that’s perched within the Dharamshala Valley, sitting amidst the lush forest. With the city center just 5 miles (8 km) away, you’ll be able to quickly access great shops and restaurants in town. This double storey house has three bedrooms and has the capacity to house up to 9 guests. The ground floor is the living space that is well decorated and cozy, and has an indoor fireplace to keep those cold nights at bay. Furthermore, you’ll be steps away from one of the bedrooms, furnished with a double bed. Head up the stairs, and you’ll find the remaining two bedrooms - both furnished with double beds. Not to worry about the bathroom, for there is one located on this floor!

Meditative Meadows
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
44 reviews
Private room in nature lodge 4 Beds 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we stayed in one of the rooms upstairs and the view from the verandah was just fabulous
the property is beautiful and the rooms are comfortable
Cleanliness:
clean space comfortable peaceful
warm couple great food clean place
the house was clean tidy and cosy
they should offer a little variety in breakfast though and ensure cleaning on regular basis
* rooms are quite spacious and comfortable
Host:
ram & uma were very nice hosts too
he and his wife are great host
host were very friendly and helpful
host was very helpful in terms of directions and local sightseeing suggestions
the entire credit goes to the wonderful host - ram
Location:
lovely house in a beautiful location - we had a great stay
we went for treks to the river and the location is lovely
ramnik has maintained his place very well
the stay at ram & uma's place near dharamshala was a really good experience
the location of house was perfect there was no noise of vehicle the was quite and so relaxing
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6. A comfortable studio apartment (from USD 190)

Situated right next to The Dalai Lama Temple, this studio apartment is perfect for those looking to enjoy a staycation in a peaceful atmosphere. Throughout the day you may hear the chanting of the monks that will make you feel relaxed. Featuring three bedrooms and three bathrooms, the apartment is great for up to six people. Sit back and relax in the living room that provides plenty of space for everyone to be together and enjoy quality time. Or, turn on the satellite TV and stop at your favorite show. The apartment comes with basic kitchen appliances, such as refrigerator and microwave.

Studio Apartment with 3 rooms and living area
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
17 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Host:
our hosts were outstanding
the experience is on of a kind and something you always wanted to have
the caretakers really look after you well and make the most delicious home made food
Location:
a really nice place to stay with lovely location
arjun has a fantastic place which is tastefully done up
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7. The Sojourn, Dharmshala (from USD 136)

A stunning cottage overlooking the mountains, this rental is the perfect place to stay. With three bedrooms, this rental guarantees the comfort of a maximum of nine guests. There is a stunning living room that’s fully furnished where the sofas are classy and have a relaxing appeal. The bedrooms each have large double beds. The master ensuite is spacious and boasts of a large window that connects to the balcony. From here, a wonderful view can be enjoyed. Closets are available in each bedroom, providing enough storage space. The cottage also has a terrace where you can enjoy a meal or simply relax at the end of an exciting day of exploration.

3 bedroom cottage for up to 8 pax in dharamshala
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
29 reviews
Entire cottage 9 Beds 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
walking distance to lovely food public swimming pools and of course the gorgeous river
overall we had a very comfortable stay and are missing it already
the house is clean and has all the amenities for a comfortable stay
Cleanliness:
its a very clean cottage
the rooms are basic but have everything one should need and the whole house was very clean
the rooms are large the linen is clean and the loos are airy and modern
Host:
very nice host and villa
the staff is very good and gave us the best service
from arrival to departure the hosts were very gracious and ensured our every need was met
very good for family feels like home good staff good service good home cooked food peaceful
the staff is excellent and will cook for you if you need them to
Location:
this is a nice and comfortable bungalow close to the bus stand (about a 15 minutes drive)
though the location is very calm and quiet
very peaceful and serene location
great location great property friendliest of staffs
beautiful place located at the foot of the dhauladhar mountains
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8. A boutique home with gorgeous views (from USD 94)

Stay at this boutique home that presents the gorgeous views of the mountains and lush landscape all around. Up to six people can stay and rest comfortably at this house as it offers two bedrooms, all with double beds. Extra mattresses can be provided upon request. All bedrooms also come with heaters and flat-screen TVs. In the morning, play your favorite music while indulging in your morning coffee in the spacious patio. Watch the sun sink in the evening as you pour yourself a glass of wine to make the evening perfect.

Meraki Villa - DISINFECTED BEFORE EVERY STAY
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
7 reviews
Entire villa 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the bathrooms were clean and had all essentials
Host:
tanya was a great host
tanya is a wonderful host and the property is quite beautiful
a beautiful place with a very warm host
Location:
the place is ideal for weekend getaway
best place to stay in dharamshala meraki is a very nicely done place with ideal location
i witnessed one of the best sunsets from ankita’s place
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9. Room in cottage (from USD 27)

Standing against a backdrop of the snowy mountains, this rental is situated in one of the most scenic locations in Dharamshala. A bus stop is located just a few minutes’ walk away, so you can conveniently access the best attractions in the area. This room is found in a cottage that guarantees the comfort of two guests in the rental space. There is a large queen bed that promises total comfort. A bathroom is adjoined to this room. Guests also have access to a common kitchen and dining area. There is also free Wi-Fi internet available.

Nandinis cozy 1 bedroom with easy access to lawn.
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
20 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our rooms were beautiful and had gorgeous views of the mountains
the place is great with good view of the mountains adequate size rooms and many open and common areas
i looked around mcleodganj and realized that better rooms were available at half the price in hotels
of all the rooms the centre room with the fireplace was the best
Cleanliness:
the homestay - the place is as clean as it can get
the rooms were kept pretty neat and clean
Host:
thapa are gracious lovely and an amazing host
nandini has been a fabulous host
suresh the manager is very helpful and handled most of our queries without any problems
very accommodating and thoughtful
overall it has been a very good experience at staying at nandini homestay and with a great host
Location:
the place is away from much of the hustle bustle of main city and is peaceful
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10. Suite for family of four (from USD 54)

This rental is a spacious room that can accommodate four guests in its king-sized and a queen-sized bed. A large window is the hallmark of this room, offering a pleasant view of the mountains outside. Also available is a flat screen television for entertainment. Guests also have access to the common areas such as the living and dining space.

2 double beds suite room for 4 with a pvt terrace
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
27 reviews
Private room in cottage 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
rooms are very spacious with almost all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay
the room was comfortable and attractive
Host:
amazing staff and very nice home cooked food
the staff was friendly and helpful
the staff was friendly and responsive
the staff was excellent and very kind
the owner and the staff was very courteous polite and very efficient
Location:
great location beautiful house thanks karan
very good place to stay and a terrific location
the location was easy to find using (hidden by airbnb) maps
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11. Cottage in the mountains

Enjoy the serenity that comes with staying in the mountainous area. This two bedroom cottage is an ideal holiday getaway destination situated within a protected forest area. The home is warm and quite inviting. The living room is modest, with basic décor. The furniture is wooden with a comfortable appeal. There’s a fireplace in the living room where you can enjoy a warm fire on a cold night. Furthermore, there is a dining table standing next to a large window, an inviting space to enjoy the spectacular view outside. There are five beds available in the two-bedroom apartment, allowing this rental to accommodate a maximum of five guests. Also available are a cook and a helper to make your stay here better.

Secluded heritage cottage in the mountains+brekkie
92 reviews
Entire cabin 5 Beds

12. Queen-size bedroom

This accommodation is a queen sized room that offers spectacular views of the mountain. The interior is beautiful and colorful. From the curtains to the bedspreads and the floor rug, everything is a different color that complements the overall mood of the room. The windows are large, perfectly framing the superb scenery outside. There’s a large bed next to these windows and an armchair stands next to the bed. There is also a common balcony where you can relax and unwind. Also, there’s a common lounge and the kitchen available to guests. For those who seeking a massage to relieve those sore feet/back, this service is available to guests at a discounted rate.

Holistic Homestays - (3) Queen size bedroom
25 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

13. Double room

This room is found in a guesthouse known as Tree of Life Holistics. Located in a serene part of Dharamshala near the mountains, this rental offers fascinating views as well as close proximity to exciting attractions.The room has a double bed set in a well decorated and vibrant space. This rental guarantees the comfort of two guests. Also available is a common balcony where you can catch the breathtaking scenery. A common lounge and kitchen are also accessible to guests.

Holistic Homestays - (2) Double Room with a view
14 reviews
Private room 2 Beds

Serene Dharamshala

Find serenity that is elusive in big cities. This destination is perfect for those getting away from the hustle and bustle of daily city life. The landscape is simply exquisite, rich in amazing natural features. From the mountains to the forests, there are lots of places to explore. So go ahead and book a place today.

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