No matter whether you wish to escape the chaos of the city for the weekend and wake up to see the Himalayas, or feel like spending a month in the mountains working from there - these hotels/homestays under 1500 INR would be a perfect choice for you!
Offering cozy rooms, picturesque views and superfast WiFi, these are some of the most pocket-friendly stays in and around Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
If you're looking for a quaint place away from the hustle and bustle of the Mall Road, then this would be one of the best options for you - though this property is about half an hours' drive from Shimla, that would offer you serene landscapes, delicious food and untapped cultural experience. Lying in the rich belt of Apple cultivation, the house is the oldest house in the quaint village of Kathasu.
Cost for 2: 1200 INR/per night.
Located 9.5 km from The Mall Road, Mountain and Peace Homestay provides accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. There's a gorgeous terrace where you can sit and work, and both skiing and cycling can be enjoyed within close proximity of the homestay. Victory Tunnel is 15 km from Mountain and Peace Homestay, while Jakhu Temple is 12 km away. The nearest airport is Shimla Airport, 32 km from the accommodation.
Cost for 2: 1400 INR/per night.
Boasting a terrace, The Pine Residency is located at a distance of about 5 to 6 km from The Mall Road in Shimla and 15 km from Kufri, 8 km from Jakhu Temple, and 10 km away from Shimla Railway Station. The rooms have great views and it's a perfect place for those who wish to work from the mountains.
Cost for 2: 1440 INR/per night.
Away from the crowded city center, yet only 15 min from Mall road, each room of this gorgeous homestay offers a scenic view of the mountains and the greenery surrounding Shimla. One can enjoy the sunrise from his/her bed as each room has floor-to-ceiling glass windows to facilitate a beautiful view.
Cost for 2: 1100 INR/per night.
A small mud-roomed terraced property located next to an apple orchard, it is the best place to stay away from the hustle-and-bustle of Shimla, and perfect for those who would like to stay amidst nature. Surrounded by mountains, it's gonna be a surreal time staying here and you'd wake up every single day listening to the chirping of the birds.
Cost for 2: 1300 INR/per night.
Auro’stay is a cozy BnB in Shimla, a great personal place for those looking for a comfortable stay within an affordable budget. With a breathtaking view of the snow-laden mountains, cedar trees & surrounding greenery, the freshness of the breeze flowing and every room immaculately furnished with all needed comforts & facilities, Auro’stay is the place guests love for its serenity, privacy, and delightful experience.
Cost for 2: 975 INR/per night.
Offering a gorgeous garden view, Peace homestay is just 4 km from The Mall Road and 4.4 km from Victory Tunnel. This apartment offers free private parking, a 24-hour front desk, and free WiFi. With direct access to a balcony with river views, the air-conditioned apartment consists of 1 bedroom and a fully equipped kitchen, perfect for those looking for long stays. Jakhu Temple is 3.1 km from the property, while The Ridge is 3.8 km away. Although it's located pretty close to the Mall Road, the surrounding is rather quaint.
Cost for 2: 1080 INR/per night.
As the name suggests, this camping site is located amidst an apple orchard, overlooking the gorgeous mountains and pristine valley. There are about 6 Swiss-tented camps with all basic amenities, and you can also enjoy a bonfire in the evenings. Walk and pluck your own apples from the orchard while living here.
Cost for 2: 1140 INR/per night.
9. Summer Lead
Offering cozy rooms with all modern facilities, Summer Lead has gorgeous views of the mountains and valleys from all the rooms. This can be your perfect 'home away from home', where you can unwind at your own sweet pace and soak in the beauty of nature around you.
Cost for 2: 1200 INR/per night.
If you know of any other good place to stay in Shimla at an affordable cost, drop the name in the comments below!
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