Shillong is in northeastern India and is the capital of the Meghalaya state. It is mainly known for its natural wonders. Since the 1800s, the city became known for its grassy rolling hills and was once referred to as the “Scotland of the East”. Shillong is also home to Lady Hydari Park, which is both a zoo and a manicured garden. You can also visit the lovely and clean Ward’s Lake and Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, where visitors can learn about the history and culture of the area’s indigenous people, or take your kids to Thrills Fun Park. Shillong is also endowed with several roaring waterfalls. What is on your must-see list for your Shillong trip? It’s best to plan because there are so many things to do! Have you found an accommodation that fits your style and needs and will allow you to experience everything that you would like? If not, check out this list of the top ten Airbnb vacation rentals in Shillong for some suggestions!
If you are the type of traveler who dislikes tourist traps and crowds, consider staying in this Russet accommodation. It is ideal for people who would like to uncover hidden gems in the city and avoid areas that are overly touristic. The private room is about three kilometers (1.86 miles) from the city center and is surrounded by traditional communities that are usually not frequented by tourists. The room itself is simple and colorful, and some of the amenities include wireless internet, breakfast, access to the kitchen, and cable television.
RussetShillong, Meghalaya, IndiaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe room is as described and we also appreciate the well stocked kitchenette~ a small kitchen was like the icing on the cakethe kitchen was very well stocked with some maggi rice sugar milk tea bags etcthe room is spacious with a nice yard in frontit had two comfortable beds and a sofa that can be doubled as another bedvery clean and nice placevery clean and nicely decorated placethe bathroom was very cleanbathroom was nice and cleanthe place was super clean and very well maintained
Host:host is brilliant with everythingannie is very helpful and great hostthe host is very courteous and helpful) anne is an amazing host who does everything to make her guests feel at homeanne was an amazing host to usRead more reviewslocation is easy to locatethe place is located away from the hustle and bustle of shillong but still very easily accessibleit was easy to spot the locationwe felt like stayed in close friends homeit's a nice cozy place pretty close to all the major eateries/attractions within shillong
Highwinds is a vast house with generously-sized bedrooms. The rooms are sunny, airy, and tastefully decorated with neutral, earth tones. Some of the amenities include WiFi, an indoor fireplace, heating, breakfast, a washer, and a dryer. Highwinds is in a quiet residential area; it is in the Laitumkhrah neighborhood near Pine Mount School.
HighwindsShillong, Meghalaya, India
Top guest reviews
Host:staff is friendly and very helpfulRead more reviewsnice ambience central location and friendly staff
Kynjai Homestay has a wooden theme, with most of the furniture either made of wood or a shade of brown. The rooms in the house have massive French windows which provide a view of Shillong’s famous grassy hills. Guests are given a complimentary breakfast each morning, and they can choose between a continental breakfast or an Indian one. The house is in a peaceful residential area but it is only about two kilometers (1.24 miles) from downtown Shillong.
Kynjai HomestayShillong, Meghalaya, IndiaSuperhost
Top guest reviewscomplimentary breakfast hotwater wifigreat place to stay comfortable and a nice viewthe view from the room is amazing as we had booked top floorit had all the basic amenities and the room was sparkling cleanjied’s very cool sister arranged for a full naga meal to be delivered to our room for dinnerthis place was clean and neatvery neat and clean placethe room was clean and properclean and good value of moneythe place is clean and neatly maintained
Host:dajied is an amazing hostdajied is a brilliant hostdajied is super hostdajied was a great hostdajied is a great hostRead more reviewsgreat place located near a big parkthis is a really cute placea little away from the central areas but it’s worth itthe location of this building is niceit's located in a quaint calm residential area
Sunbeam 3 is one of three rooms in a house. It normally accommodates one person but guests can request a larger bed that fits two people. The house is colorful both inside and out. The exterior is appropriately yellow and orange, like the sun. The interior has bursts of several colors ranging from yellow to aqua to purple. Sunbeam has a common kitchen to be used by all guests. Guests can purchase groceries at one of the convenience stores, and fresh food markets that are within walking distance. Those who do not feel like cooking can walk to a nearby cafe or restaurant.
SunBEAM 3 HomestayShillong, Meghalaya, India
Top guest reviewsthe room/restroom was nice and clean
Host:ravi is an awesome hostgood host of courseravi was an excellent host and gave great advice and tips for traveling around shillongsmall but good room with good hosthe was kind enough to help me out with my local as well as onward travel from shillongRead more reviewsthe location is easily accessible by cab and is about 3km from the main police bazaarits a nice cozy place in shillong
This homestay is located 5km (3.1 miles) from the city center and is nestled among nature. Each room is spacious, sparkling clean, and has an en-suite bathroom with basic toiletries included. There’s also a complimentary breakfast provided and the dining room is available for lunches or dinners. Other amenities include WiFi, a TV (not in the rooms but in the living room), free parking on the premises, and a kitchen for guests to whip up their own meals.
ORANGE HOMESTAY - Strategically LocatedShillong, Meghalaya, India
Top guest reviewsthe locality is on the outskirts of shillong with excellent views from our room and terraceour room was on the top most floor adjacent to the terrace and hence we enjoyed it morerelatively big rooms good food ( they had dinner once)lovely clean and comfortable roomsit’s good and clean placerooms are very spacious and cleanneat and clean place with cooperative staffit has a lovely terrace and the rooms are spacious and clean
Host:the staff is really greatexcellent and helpful staffthe staff were very courteous and helpful specially banjoplovely place great staff and good experiencethe staff is super friendly and very accommodatingRead more reviewsorange home stay is located at a place which is truly away from the crowded shillong citygood location near to quite a few sight seeing locations as well as short cut to cherrapunjiorange is a wonderful place to stay especially if you are travelling with your familygreat place outside the main city for travellers looking to base out of shillonglittle noisy neighbourhood but else the stay is good
Check-in to this homestay found in a quiet and peaceful residential area. This Airbnb offers a comfortable stay, providing a TV, heating, hot water for showers and even a laundry service. This room is en-suite with two twin beds, comfortably fitting up to two guests. If you’re driving into Shillong, you’ll be pleased to know that car parking is available as well as accommodation for your driver. The homestay includes a complimentary breakfast and dinner is also available, which you can order from their menu (vegetarian-friendly).
The Areca Room at Sha Ri Loum is on the Gr floorShillong, Meghalaya, India
Meica is a private room in a house that is a reasonable distance away from Shillong city center. It is about 3 kilometers (1.86 miles) away from the downtown area and about six kilometers (3.72 miles) away from the hospital. This means that guests can avoid the noise of the city center, but they are still close enough to visit some of Shillong’s most popular attractions and nightlife.
MEICAShillong, Meghalaya, India
Top guest reviewsroom was nice and tidya beautiful and clean placethe room is clean and cozy and more than enough for our purposes
Host:thank you for the best hospitality given by your caretakershosts and staff were nice and friendlythe hosts and staff are wonderful; hospitable and helpful without being intrusivethe host is extremely hospitable they'll be there at your help 24x7extremely pleasant and caring hostsRead more reviewsto start with the location of this place is really goodit's a peaceful secluded place within the city near the golf clubnice location near the golf course and away from the hustle bustle of police bazaar area4if you're planning on booking this place then you should definitely do so without a second thought
This vacation home is best suited for groups or families. It is spacious and has a rustic and earthy vibe due to the use of wood floors, panels, and beams. Outside the house, there is a lovely garden with a variety of plants and flowers. There is also an open veranda which is perfect for watching the sun rise and set. The house is in a quiet area far from the city center, making it perfect for a serene nature retreat.
Vacation Rental in Upper Shillong
Peachtree Homestay sleeps up to 14 people, making it ideal for large families and groups. The exterior of the house is multicolored and combines different textures such as brick, stone, and wood. The interior of the house is spacious and almost as colorful and bright as the outside of the house. There are several large windows in the house, allowing sunshine in and also enabling guests to have a great view of the landscape. Some of the amenities in the house include a kitchen, wireless internet, cable television, and breakfast served each morning at no extra cost.
The Shaurya Apartments and Homestay is a simple, yet elegant housing for people who like their travel accommodation to feel like an actual home. The house is large, can house large groups and families, and is incredibly private. It is in the Laitumkhrah District of the city which is known for its resorts and multitude of eateries. Some of the amenities offered to guests include a fully-equipped kitchen, wireless internet, and complimentary breakfast.
Shaurya Apartments & Homestay (Apartment 1)Shillong, Meghalaya, India
Shillong is for every traveler
Shillong has both a busy city center filled with hotels and secluded, less frequented sites. This makes it a wonderful place for all types of travelers. Whether you like to hit up all the top tourist destinations or stay in a remote, serene area, you will find something you enjoy in Shilong; your trip is bound to be exciting!
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