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10 Stunning Mountain Airbnbs For Affordable Summer Nights’ Experience

Escaping to the mountains during summer is the most sought-after way to spend your April/May nights. What is also common during these months is the steep rise in prices of hotels all over the hill stations. If only there was a way to enjoy the cool climate without causing much dent to your pocket. Luckily, there is – Airbnb

Researching and looking up hotels and homestays is our favourite pastime, so thankfully, we have come up with a list of 10 stunning Airbnbs in the mountains to ease your summer nights on a budget. Let’s take a look at them. 

1) Luxurious cottage room hosted by Bhaveek in Manali

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Enjoy this wood paneled cozy cottage full of modern amenities, kitchenette and an attached private balcony. Surrounded by pine trees, this abode is an ideal getaway to nature.

Price per night: INR 2,350

Details:  2 guests – 1 bedroom – 1 bed – 1 private bath

Amenities: Kitchen, Wi-fi, Cable TV, Central heating, Fireplace, Dryer, Toiletries, Hot water, Washer, Fire extinguisher, Free parking on premises

2) Narayan Homestay in Banjar

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A quiet and peaceful stay, just 5 mins walk from the main road in Jibhi village of Banjar district. The homestay has a big verandah where the guests can let go off their stress and relax. 

Price per night: INR 2,000

Details: 4 guests – 1 bedroom – 4 beds – 1 bath

Amenities: Toiletries, hot water, indoor wi-fi, washer, kitchen, private entrance, free parking

3) Heavot Caves in Shimla

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A comfortable dome shaped room, surrounded by Himalayan ranges with a front lawn is an ideal offbeat stay. An added bonus is that this place is away from the usual hustle of the city and provides for an ideal escape from all the buzz. 

Price per night: INR 2,490

Details: 3 guests – 1 bedroom – 2 beds – 1 bath

Amenities: Wi-fi, iron, heating, TV, toiletries, hot water, free parking, coffee maker, BBQ grill, fire extinguisher, garden

4) Newly built quiet stay in McLeodganj, Dharamshala

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A newly constructed place, near the residence of his holiness Dalai Lama, is a home away from home. This place is perfect if you’re travelling with your gang of friends. 

Price per night: INR 2,499

Details: 6 guests – 3 bedrooms – 6 beds – 3 baths 

Amenities: Dryer, toiletries, central heating, hot water, iron, washer, wi-fi, free parking, kitchen, fire extinguisher

5) Oxygen Forest/Hill View Nest in Dehradun

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This cozy homestay, nestled in a peaceful green surrounding, overlooking Mussoorie hills and sal trees. Multiple bedrooms in this place enable you to enjoy the visit with your family and friends. 

Price per night: INR 1,480

Details: 8 guests – 4 bedrooms – 5 beds – 3 baths 

Amenities: AC, toiletries, central heating, cable TV, hot water, wi-fi, pool, free parking, kitchen, balcony, garden

6) Private room with an attached Balcony in Dehradun

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A private room on an independent floor with an attached bathroom in a beautiful home located at the foothills of Mussoorie. The space is perfect for a holidaying couple and solo travelers alike. 

Price per night: INR 2,000

Details: 2 guests – 1 bedroom – 1 bed – 1 bath

Amenities: AC, cable TV, toiletries, central heating, hot water, iron, TV, washer, wi-fi, free parking spaces, kitchen, microwave, coffee maker, balcony, garden

7) MyHome Staycation in Shimla

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Spacious and a bright two-bedroom apartment with great views of Shimla. Away from the city’s noise yet pretty close to the city center and the Mall road. A good place to relax your senses and take in the breathtaking views of the Shimla valley. 

Price per night: INR 2,000

Details: 3 guests – 1 bedroom – 2 beds – 1 bath

Amenities: Wi-fi, iron, central heating, TV, toiletries, hot water, kitchen

8) Heavenly Abode – Claridges Residency in Shimla

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Fully furnished place to spend quality time with yourself or your family, away from a regular hotel setting in a homely atmosphere. An ideal place to unwind and let yourself be absorbed in the nature with minimal disturbances and a disconnected view of the valley.

Price per night: INR 1,500

Details: 4 guests – 1 bedroom – 2 beds – 1 bath

Amenities: wi-fi, cable TV, central heating, iron, TV, dryer, toiletries, hot water, washer, elevator, free parking, coffee maker, kitchen, balcony, fire extinguisher 

9) The Woodside Home in Shimla

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Ideal for those who prefer a simple yet luxurious stay in the lap of nature and still want close connectivity to main town. Enjoy small treks and nature walks to explore the unexplored beauty of the city. Beautiful, cozy interiors and scenic views with homely comforts of a modern house.

Price per night: INR 1,900

Details: 2 guests – 1 bedroom – 1 bed – 1 bath

Amenities: wi-fi, indoor fireplace, central heating, iron, TV, dryer, toiletries, hot water, washer, free parking, fire extinguisher 

10) The Kothi – Sunrise Suite in New Shimla

Image courtesy: The Kothi Sunrise Suite/Airbnb

The second floor of The Kothi in New Shimla boasts three comfortable and spacious rooms. Located fifteen minutes away from the famous Mall Road, this jewel is situated in a quiet neighborhood with a stunning view of the Himachal mountain ranges.

Price per night: INR 1,350

Details: 2 guests – 1 bedroom – 1 bed – 1 bath 

Amenities: wi-fi, central heating, toiletries, hot water, washer, free parking

Liked any of these? We’d love to know your thoughts. 

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