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. There are plenty of accommodations that range from huts to 5-star hotels. For the best stay, we’ve put together a list of the best Airbnbs in Dharamshala, India. Read on, and check them out!
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 2McLeodganj, Dharamsala , Himachal Pradesh, IndiaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsabsolutely stunning views and a tastey breakfastview from the room is amazingquite secluded and peaceful location with a great view from the balcony and roomthe room i stayed in was complete with kitchen and had a beautiful balconythe room has gorgeous views and made for a memorable stayrooms are clean and neatthe linen is very clean and comfythe bathroom was also new and clean as wellif you need a clean comfortable and quiet staythe rooms are clean with all the necessities available
Host:rohitash was a very courteous hostrohitash was a great hostrohitash was a great hostrohitash was an outstanding hostrohitash was an excellent hostRead more reviewsmcleon ganj is interesting locationthe room is in an ideal location 10-15 minutes walk from the main square of mcleod ganjlocation is so serene surrounded with variety of birds chirping aroundfor me this location made the trip excellentit is close to a nice walkway behind the main temple
With a backdrop of the snowcapped Dhauladhar Mountains, this rental places guests in a stunning part of the city. This Dharamshala house for rent 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
Top guest reviewsthere is no wi-fi or internet on this property but going off the grid has its own pleasurecomfortable stay at leisurecomfortable room good wifi and proper cleanliness aroundit has a lovely yard and veranda fully equipped kitchen and abhijeet and his family were wonderful hostsbathroom door is having big holes that outside person can clearly tell all moves by a personvery clean rooms & bathroomhot water clean towelseverything was super cleanthe house was very clean while checked inrooms were well decored and clean
Host:wonderful host with exemplary hospitalityawesome hospitality by the hostthe host was really good and hospitablethe host is also really helpful and active throughout the dayhost is very friendly enjoyed itRead more reviewslocation is excellent with a waterfall near bythe location is very quiet and pretty close to naturean ideal place to relax away from the day to day hustle and bustleand what i liked most was the location and the propertyits very close to city center so good option to stay
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 MeadowsDharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Top guest reviewswe stayed in one of the rooms upstairs and the view from the verandah was just fabulousthe property is beautiful and the rooms are comfortableclean space comfortable peacefulwarm couple great food clean placethe house was clean tidy and cosythey 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 toohe and his wife are great hosthost were very friendly and helpfulhost was very helpful in terms of directions and local sightseeing suggestionsthe entire credit goes to the wonderful host - ramRead more reviewslovely house in a beautiful location - we had a great staywe went for treks to the river and the location is lovelyramnik has maintained his place very wellthe stay at ram & uma's place near dharamshala was a really good experiencethe location of house was perfect there was no noise of vehicle the was quite and so relaxing
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. This cottage for rent in Dharamshala Wi-Fi internet available.
Nandinis cozy 1 bedroom with easy access to lawn.Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Top guest reviewsour rooms were beautiful and had gorgeous views of the mountainsthe place is great with good view of the mountains adequate size rooms and many open and common areasi looked around mcleodganj and realized that better rooms were available at half the price in hotelsof all the rooms the centre room with the fireplace was the bestthe homestay - the place is as clean as it can getthe rooms were kept pretty neat and clean
Host:thapa are gracious lovely and an amazing hostnandini has been a fabulous hostsuresh the manager is very helpful and handled most of our queries without any problemsvery accommodating and thoughtfuloverall it has been a very good experience at staying at nandini homestay and with a great hostRead more reviewsthe place is away from much of the hustle bustle of main city and is peaceful
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 terraceDharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Top guest reviewsrooms are very spacious with almost all the amenities you need for a comfortable staythe room was comfortable and attractive
Host:amazing staff and very nice home cooked foodthe staff was friendly and helpfulthe staff was friendly and responsivethe staff was excellent and very kindthe owner and the staff was very courteous polite and very efficientRead more reviewsgreat location beautiful house thanks karanvery good place to stay and a terrific locationthe location was easy to find using (hidden by airbnb) maps
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 dharamshalaDharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Top guest reviewswalking distance to lovely food public swimming pools and of course the gorgeous riveroverall we had a very comfortable stay and are missing it alreadythe house is clean and has all the amenities for a comfortable stayits a very clean cottagethe rooms are basic but have everything one should need and the whole house was very cleanthe rooms are large the linen is clean and the loos are airy and modern
Host:very nice host and villathe staff is very good and gave us the best servicefrom arrival to departure the hosts were very gracious and ensured our every need was metvery good for family feels like home good staff good service good home cooked food peacefulthe staff is excellent and will cook for you if you need them toRead more reviewsthis is a nice and comfortable bungalow close to the bus stand (about a 15 minutes drive)though the location is very calm and quietvery peaceful and serene locationgreat location great property friendliest of staffsbeautiful place located at the foot of the dhauladhar mountains
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.
Top guest reviewsjust pay a bit extra for heater and have the most comfortable stayhowever interior of the room was just like a hostelroom was clean n best part was balcony facing clear view of mountainsthe rooms are good size all with balconies from which there is an amazing viewwifi works well most of the time (which is very good for dharamsala) hot water is always availablenice room clean and comfortableit's clean and well maintainedthe room was clean and comfortablethe room was very spacious and relatively clean for indiarooms are clean fresh and have attached washrooms
Host:staff is friendly and helpfullovely room and friendly staffthe staff is quite friendly polite as wellganesh and crew were a very gracious and helpful hosteveryone was super helpfulRead more reviewslocation wise stay is very near to main market areaa good place to stay location is great walking distance to the main squarebackpacks is a great locationlocation of this stay is so goodfar enough away from all the car horns but close enough to easily walk to the main road
This homestay 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
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
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 StudioDharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable and complete bang for the buck4the room was insulated and warm when it was cold outside and cool when it was warmthe toilets and house including the bedsheets etc were very very cleanwe had an amazing stay at this apartment
Host:host was very sweetgorka is an amazing hostgorka is an amazing hostamazing place and friendly and helpful hostsgorka is a very good hostRead more reviewspeaceful location near illiterati cafemud house has the perfect location to spend a few days in mcload ganja beautiful place set just that bit away from the hustle of the touriststhe location is a bit tricky though but when we reached we were amazedvery nice mud house not so nice neighbourhood
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 STAYDharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Top guest reviewsthe bathrooms were clean and had all essentials
Host:tanya was a great hosttanya is a wonderful host and the property is quite beautifula beautiful place with a very warm hostRead more reviewsthe place is ideal for weekend getawaybest place to stay in dharamshala meraki is a very nicely done place with ideal locationi witnessed one of the best sunsets from ankita’s place
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 areaDharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Top guest reviews
Host:our hosts were outstandingthe experience is on of a kind and something you always wanted to havethe caretakers really look after you well and make the most delicious home made foodRead more reviewsa really nice place to stay with lovely locationarjun has a fantastic place which is tastefully done up
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, McLeodDharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Top guest reviewsthe property maintains the comforts of modern living including hot water shower electricity and toiletthe cottage is comfortable and cozy w a lovely garden and fireplace for cool nightsthe cottage was comfortable and is located in a beautiful settingthe cottage itself is quite private its a simple home nothing fancy but very comfortable and homelycleanliness and food quality is greatthe house is clean well maintained and comfortablethe house is clean and the helpers take good care
Host:the staff is absolutely courteous cooperativethe staff is very helpful as welleveryone was friendly and very helpful and ensured we had a wonderful experiencegreat staff on hand to help w anything and wonderful fresh meals can be arrangedboth kuldeep and hukkum were very kind and helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location perfect for hikersthe cottage is located at a beautiful picturesque locationfar enough to enjoy peace and quiet but close enough to enjoy the local citymark's place is a great place to stay away from the crowdwe loved our stay at mark’s place
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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