Some travel for adventure and some for peace and relaxation. If you’re the latter, then Landour, with all its splendor and nature healing power, is your ideal destination. Unlike its twin town Mussoorie, which is bursting with touristy things to do, Landour is calm and discreet. People go to this Himalayan town to think, reconnect with nature, and have some quiet time. Though it lacks in main attractions, it has a few local spots you shouldn’t miss, including the historic Church of St Paul, Prakash Store makers of delicious jams and marmalade, the secluded Char Dukan area - a hub of vintage shops, - and more. To best experience this small town, make sure to book one of the amazing Airbnb vacation rentals on our list. Check them out, below:
This Airbnb vacation rental is the perfect holiday accommodation for people who wish for calm, comfort, and relaxation. It is a two-bedroom cabin in the mountains, approximately 100ft (30.48m) from the road, giving you quite a trek. The cabin is spacious, tidy, and has a rustic feel to it. It is complete with an open plan living area with floor to ceiling windows, which give you a magnificent view of your surroundings. It also has an equipped kitchen with dining area. In case you don’t want to cook, you can arrange something with the caretaker and the cook of the cabin for a minimal fee.
Hustlers Den ...Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
Top guest reviewsthe only problem is network issue but the wifi works really wellthe sleeping arrangements are comfortablehaving no cell phone signal was an added bonus surprisingly though the wifi was really goodyour place has an outstanding view from the extended balcony and it’s a well designed and cozy home stayit's a well equipped cottage and we had a comfortable staylittle improvement in cleanliness is requiredgreat stay and neat and clean
Host:sonia and gurinder were lovely hostsalso host sonia was nice to usthe home itself is cozy and comfortable with an able staff taking care of one's needswith respect to that the host's husband gurinder had given us numbers of taxi agenciesspace is beautifully done and the host are a cheerful lotRead more reviewsabsolutely stunning location and the cutest cabin eververy peaceful forested location some pretty walks nearbylocation wise it is right next to woodstock school surrounded by thick forest and ideal for nature loversthe town itself is a lovely walk away (if you are inclined to walks in the hills)hustler's den is undoubtedly in an amazing location
This accommodation is a suite in a newly remodeled Victorian style, hotel located atop a hill, which will give you a 360-degree view of the Himalayan mountains. It is a very affordable suite that has two bedrooms, complete with an attached washroom, cable television, intercom, and more. It is perfect for friends or a small family of four, who are looking for a comfortable place to stay. Moreover, the hotel has an in-house restaurant, which you can call for room service or for dining in.
179 years old Heritage HotelMussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
Top guest reviewsit was a comfortable peaceful stay with a great viewthe room service folks that he has kept are very warm and friendlypranav's place is an old heritage building with very large rooms having beautiful views of the valleyrooms were large and we were allowed to check-in slightly earlier and check out late which was greatwe also enjoyed our mini-tour of the historic ball-room area of the erstwhile himalaya club with youit is spacious decently clean placeclean place and great hospitalitythe rooms are spacious and cleanthe place is clean and the staff are courteous and friendlyit is clean and comfortable and the staff is friendly and helpful
Host:the host was really sweetpranav was the best host we met everpranav is an amazing host and ever ready to answer all your questionspranav is a great hostand the staff and the owner are polite and helpfulRead more reviewslocation is very good - walkable to mall road and close to landourthe location is ideal being near the mall roadthe location is good and have convenient access to mall road or landor marketpranavs place at landaur is very well locatedthe place itself is centrally located and it has some special local flavours to it
If you want a comfortable, stylish, and modern accommodation, this cottage in a quiet neighborhood, just 15 minutes from the main shopping center, is a match for you. This is a two-story cottage in a gated community that has 24/7 security, so you can rest peacefully knowing you are in a safe place. The cottage is equipped with elegant pieces of furniture, lovely decor, and a very polished wooden floor. It is complete with a stylish dining hall, a cozy living room, and two bedrooms. Moreover, there’s a terrace and a balcony that has outdoor furniture which you can use while bathing in the beauty of the place and its surroundings.
The Lilac Cottage, MussoorieMussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
Top guest reviewsthe cottage is comfortable secure and has all amenities in placethe cottage is just perfect kitchen is compact and contains everything one needsthe living room is fullnof natural lightswe did spend a considerable time indoors and were fairly comfortable due to the functional kitchen and heatersthe bed is comfortable bathroom and terrace are excellenteverything was clean and she had basic food (icleaning lady and staff are friendlythe only thing is the washrooms could be made better and cleanerthough i did not find my stay very comfortable and worth the value due to lack of cleanliness
Host:care taker is very helpfulyou were a great host to usaditya is a responsible hostalso the host aditya is very helpfulgreat place with nice hostRead more reviewslocation very good just walk to food court near mrtlocation wise the place is outstandingaditya place is located in surroundings i would called paradiseit is a beautiful property at a beautiful locationoverall a best place to stay close to mother nature
Are you a nature lover and fond of outdoor activities? If so, this room in a Bed and Breakfast is the one for you. It is surrounded by pine and deodar trees and the Himalayan forest, which provides you with hiking and trekking trails. You’ll also observe a rich bird life, here. Aside from having beautiful views, the rooms in the B&B are nothing but comfortable. This rental in particular features a double bed that can suit three people, a cabinet for your clothes, a fan, and a sitting area. There are also common areas in the property which you can use, including the cafeteria, the library, and the veranda. In addition, the place is a part of the well-known park estate where Sir George Everest’s first house is located and where he began the work of surveying India and measuring the Mount Everest and the circumference of the earth.
George Everest View - 4 KM From The Mall RoadMussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
Top guest reviewsthe room is very nice and comfortable with a great balcony and cafe belowthe rooms are good with a private washroom which has a showera very magical place - stunning scenery lovely well equipped rooms and delicious foodroom was although small but creatively designedthe rooms were clean and the bathrooms to were tidythe bathrooms are nice and cleanthe rooms are very spacious and clean
Host:the owner was graciously attentive to our needs and the staff was very friendlyhost and staff were very helpful and even provided jain food on requestvicky the host is very nice and helpfulspecial thanks to siddharth for being so quick and responsive for each of our queries and concernsthe caretakers make very good food and take good care of youRead more reviewsthe place is located in a quite good scenic locationwhat to say about the location of this beautiful propertywe stayed at vicky's b&b location in every aspect is fabulous except some honking during day timelocated at a 15-20 min drive from the mall road calm & serene ambiencethe caretakers are very very helpful and the location is awesome
This suite is one of the most affordable Airbnb rentals that accommodate 5 people, at a minimal rate. Can you believe it? You’ll have a two-bedroom apartment complete with an equipped kitchen and a private bathroom, as well as a terrace with an amazing view of the mountains, for a very reasonable price. Imagine the money you’ll save that you can use to buy more souvenirs to bring back home. The property also features a garden where you can chill with other guests. Moreover, there is an in-house cook that provides food at a cheap cost.
Two bedroom SuiteMussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
Top guest reviewsclean and well maintainedlovely hostthe house was spacious and clean with an amazing view
Host:polite and helpful staffthe care takers greeted us with a lovely smilelovely and peaceful estate with friendly staffthe all female staff concept was very thoughtful of suhelika and were very helpful and proactivethe staff was readily available for help and was prompt in respondingRead more reviewsthe location of the place is the best partlovely location : not too far from the town centrea beautiful well located well maintained dream house close to the mallthe property is a dreamland with beautiful surroundings and close proximity to prime tourist attractions
If what you’re looking for is peace, quiet, serenity, and alone time, this room in a secluded Bed and Breakfast, away from the busy mountain town, is the one for you. You’ll be surrounded by nature, pine trees, birds, and the forest will be your company. If you want to explore, there is a hiking trail nearby. As for the room, it is comfy and equipped with a double bed, a cabinet, and a private bathroom. There is also a cafeteria, a verandah, and a deck, which are being shared by all guests.
George Everest View - 4 KM From The Mall RoadMussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
Top guest reviewsthe property is fantastic excellent view from the roomthere is wi-fi in the cafe but it’s pretty slowthe room though on the small side are very well lighted and have a great viewwe had a great stay the guesthouse has well-decorated comfortable rooms with amazing viewsi stayed at the double bedded rooms but if i get a chance would definitely book the loghutthe room and toilet were tidy and cleanrooms were very neat and cleankitchen was clean and veg non veg was cooked separately
Host:staff was very supportivekind and wonderful peoplethe staff was friendly and accommodatingthe staffs r sweet and the hosts r friendlyhelpful with directions tooRead more reviewsgreat location and nice place overalla bit far from main city point however very good locationlocation is very peaceful yet conveniently located 10 minutes drive from the mussoorie mall roada really beautiful and secluded place away from all the hustle of the townit's located a little away from town which makes it really quiet and peaceful
This Airbnb vacation rental is a studio in an apartment building with views of the Doon Valley. It is perfect for couples who want a comfortable and fully furnished accommodation that is complete with a functional kitchen and private bathroom. The rental also features a television, Wi-Fi, and a free parking within the premises. If you want to relax outside, there is a terrace with chairs, tables, and outdoor furniture that you can use while admiring the mountains and its surroundings. In addition, there is a housekeeper that cleans your room for free, every day.
Single Bedroom Studio ApartmentMussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
Top guest reviewsthe view from the apartment is stunningthe view of dehradun valley from the hotel room was amazinga spacious and well equipped studio room with a beautiful valley view and a very comfortable stayfurther the excitement got doubled after having a room with a scenic view of doon valleythe cottage was simply amazing it has everything you might possibly need and really really comfortable and cozyroom was very clean and comfortablehouse is very clean and well maintainedthings i liked about the place are as follows1) place was sparkling clean and very comfortableall in all ; nice clean cosy comfortable place to staythe place is clean and has a breathtaking view
Host:suhelika is a great hosthospitality of the suhelika and her staff was outstandingsuhelika's crew is friendly and efficientstaff was very courteous and responsivegreat stay helpful host and friendly staffRead more reviewsthe location of the place is superbthe neighborhood was very conveniently located and although it’s a lively neighborhood the apartment was very quietvery close to the main market yet serene and quietthe location is perfect and so will be your experienceamazing location and amazing host
If you want the peace and quiet a small town brings but also want to be in a central location, this affordable Airbnb vacation rental, near a touristy mall road and vintage Landour bazaar, is the right accommodation for you. It is ideal for two people and has all the convenience of a real home, including a private bathroom and a semi-equipped kitchen with complimentary coffee, tea, and creamer.
The Hill Top CottageMussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
Top guest reviewsthe view of the surroundings from within the room is lovely and stunning at nightfallbeautiful view from the room and amazing hoststhey had all the amenities and sources to make my stay comfortablea cozy little place was perfect for the two of us and had everything we needthe room was very clean and at a great locationgreat location and clean room
Host:the host was really helpfulhost was friendly and helpfulthe host were very responsive to all of our requestshost is very kind and hospitableami chand and his family were great hostsRead more reviewsawesome stay the location is was beautifulthe homestay is located in a perfect place if you are looking to explore both mussoorie and landourthe location was perfect and felt very comfortable and safe for 2 young female travelerscomplete value for money the location is perfect and the place is quiet and peacefulthis place is just right for anyone wanting to spend a quiet weekend with a loved one
If you’re an old soul, you’ll love this 177-year-old Victorian style structure turned into a hotel. This Airbnb rental is a suite that is complete with a double bed, a private bathroom, chairs, and television. This place will also provide you with an uninterrupted view of the mountains and its surroundings. In addition, it is just a short walk to the main shopping center and restaurants.
179 years old Heritage Hotel 1Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
Top guest reviewsthe rooms in the olde british structure are huge and has a nice view from the verandahthe rooms are spacious nicely donewe found this place quite spacious and clean
Host:pranav hosts an amazing placeroom service is very responsive and staff are friendly and politepranav and his staff were very courteous and accomodatingpranav is an excellent host and provides good tipspranav is extremely helpful and friendly and went out of his way to make sure we were comfortableRead more reviewsthe location was absolutely perfectits a very nice place located at a central locationit was a great location hence moving around was very easy and convenientaway from noisy and cramp outdoor but very close to all desired amenities what a tourist desiregood location and perfect host
This is a studio in an apartment building with a view of the beautiful Dehradun Valley. Each studio is equipped with a double bed, a functional kitchen, a living area, and a private bathroom. It also has a terrace, a garden sit-out area, and a free parking. You’ll surely have an amazing and worry-free stay here.
Studio room facing the Dehradun Valley!Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
Top guest reviewsthe view from the room is breathtakingwe had a valley view room that was gorgeousvery well maintained amenities were as good in room communication was as prompt as it can getthe view is great the studio room was pretty clean and comfortablesuhelika's place is clean tidy and definitely in one of the better locations in mussoorie
Host:the host anu di was delightfully hospitable and sweetthey were so kind helpful and welcoming to usstaff is helpful and overall it was a wonderful experiencesuhelika and her staff is extremely helpful and warm and they ensured our stay was very comfortableanu ji was an amazing care taker always smiling and offering help whenever neededRead more reviewsnice location just 3 mins walk from mall roadsuhelika's place is perfect location for anyone who prefers to stay near mall road
Stay in a private room for three in the lovely Seclude Mussoorie Hotel in the heart of Mussoorie itself. Travelers who are keen to stay near the beach will find convenience, practicality, and charm in this hotel as it has complimentary breakfast, complete hotel amenities, and even a stunning view of Dehradun Valley. The Blue Moon room has a private bathroom with complete toiletries and essentials, a hairdryer, hot water, and a bathtub. Guests will also have access to Wifi, and TV for entertainment purposes. The property can also accommodate special requests for guests who will be interested in sightseeing, bonfire sessions, candlelight dinners, and barbeques for those celebrating special occasions at the Seclude Mussoorie. The hotel is just nearby the Picture Palace Road and 0.5 km (500 meters) from Mall Road. The nearest transportation like the Dehradun Railway Station is 34 km (21.13 miles) from the hotel for those who wish to explore farther areas in Mussoorie.
Seclude Mussoorie - Blue Moon (Private room)Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
The Divine Firs Estate has been around Mussoorie since the 1800s and has been flipped to an English style bed and breakfast travelers and locals can stay at when in the busy town of Mussoorie. This spacious property gives guests access to the whole house, with a king-bedroom, queen-bedroom and a suite for those traveling with kids. Amenities include cable TV, heating, indoor fireplace, hot water, free parking, and a washer and dryer for those who will be staying longer and doing some laundry. Guests may also use the gym and full kitchen with basic cookware and electric appliances for families who wish to host pot luck than eat outdoors. Hosting small get-togethers is also possible as the house has a balcony and patio, and a backyard garden to entertain guests.
The Divine Firs EstateMussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
Top guest reviewsour only two suggestions are better wi-fi and more heating in the roomsextremely clean and well maintainedit's a clean functional space
Host:ashish is a great host and both tribhuwan and ashish were very prompt with responseshosts are very friendly and trustworthyfirst ashish and his family are wonderful and kind-hearted hostssidhu "caretaker" is great at everything he doesashish was kind enough to provide us with a room heaterRead more reviewsyes close enough to small local shops cafe to walkwe also appreciated its location it being at the centre of all the landour hotspotsthe best part apart from location is the hospitalitythe location is so peaceful with breathtaking views at 7000 feet
If you’re in India and want a rest-filled vacation, make sure to visit Landour. It is a small town that will make you feel that time is not of the essence. It is a complete detachment to your city life. This town promises that you’ll go home refreshed. So what are you waiting for? Choose one of the amazing Airbnb rentals on our list and start planning your trip!
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