Best Places to Stay in Shillong: Homestays, Hotels and More

Travelling comes with a lot of happy challenges and you should face them all from the comfort of your chosen hotel. In the beautiful hill station of Shillong, lies a plethora of stay options waiting to welcome you with open arms. From luxurious hotels to cozy homestays, there is something for everyone. 

The hotels in Shillong are a perfect blend of comfort and luxury. If you are looking for a more authentic and homely experience, homestays in Shillong are an excellent option. You have two options: either live like a local or be a tourist. Here is your guide to some of the best accommodation options in Shillong for a perfect holiday time.

7 Amazing Stay Options in Shillong are – 

  1. The Shillong Hills Guest House

The homely city of Shillong is home to various homestays and guest houses offering a unique local experience to travellers. The Shillong Hills guest house is one of the most popular options as it offers classic facilities and top notch hospitality. As it is a homestay, expect decent settings with safety and security. 

Also, it is located very close to Lady Hydari Park and Don Bosco Museum making it one of the preferred destinations if you are looking to explore the tourist attractions. It has 7 well furnished rooms with cable TV and ensuite wet rooms. The place also serves delicious breakfast and has access to a rooftop terrace offering a wholesome stay experience for you. 

  1. Sha Ri Loum Homestay

While it is a homestay, you are sure to experience luxury and a mesmerizing travel experience at Sha Ri Loum. It is surrounded by lush greenery and also offers offbeat adventure activities. If you are looking for a home in the hills, this is the place to be! One of the best features about this place is that they only serve homemade food and you can indulge in various recreational activities. 

Bonfire is one of the best combinations associated with light music here. It is just like finding your own home in the diverse culture of Shillong and connecting with the locals. Moreover, it is a reasonable option if you are looking for a budget friendly stay. You can also look for various hotels in Shillong near the main tourist destinations for a comfortable time.

  1. Heritage Club – Tripura Castle

Heritage club Tripura Castle is one of the best places to stay in Shillong if you are looking for a combination of perfection and luxury. Surrounded with lush greenery, the hotel is a legacy passed down from generations. Every corner of the hotel speaks of aesthetic decor and makes you feel like a royal traveller. 

With a twist in modern interiors and historic castle-like structure, it is just your dream destination for an offbeat holiday time. It has three independent wooden cottages and 4 restaurants serving multi-cultural cuisine. As you step on the balcony of your room, you are invited to watch the heartwarming views of Shillong. You can find various rooms including the maharaja suite, queen room, supreme room and deluxe room depending on your budget and requirement.

  1. Orchid Lake Resort

Shillong has something for everyone so, if you are looking for a budget friendly accommodation with your friends or family, Orchid lake resort is  one such perfect destination. It is located just 13 km from the Elephant Falls making it an ideal place if you want to explore the nearby tourist attractions. 

It is a decent hotel with well furnished rooms. 

You can find everything from deluxe rooms and other regular rooms depending on your budget. The hotel is filled with various amenities including television, intercom and clean bathrooms. Hot water facility is also available 24/7 clubbed with great hospitality and instant assistance. You can also find various Treebo Shillong hotels near famous tourist attractions for a low rated stay.

  1. Pine Hill Homestay

Shillong has many homestays and Pine Hill Homestay is one of the popular destinations for families and huge groups of friends. It is known for spacious rooms and warm hospitality that makes it a perfect destination if you are travelling with your gang. It is located around 1 hour from the main city of Shillong however, the home stay is worth a visit.

Since it is away from the main city, you are sure to be attracted by the tranquility of nature. The hustle and bustle of city life is completely away when you are at Pine Hill Homestay. Most of the visitors love the variety of breakfast options and cleanliness of rooms. It is indeed one of the peaceful retreats amidst the magic of nature.

  1. The Golf Retreat

The Golf Retreat Hotel in Shillong is a luxurious and serene hotel located in the heart of Meghalaya. The hotel is situated on the famous Shillong Golf Course, one of the most picturesque golf courses in India. The Golf Retreat Hotel offers a range of luxurious accommodation options to suit every budget and taste. The rooms are spacious and elegantly decorated with all modern amenities such as air conditioning, Wi-Fi and TV.

The hotel boasts of excellent dining options, with a multi-cuisine restaurant that serves a variety of dishes. The hotel also has a business center and conference rooms for those who want to combine work with leisure. The hotel also provides golfing packages in case you are up for an adventure.

  1. Vivanta Meghalaya 

Vivanta Meghalaya Hotel in Shillong is a luxury hotel situated in the heart of the city. The hotel is known for its warm hospitality, stunning views and excellent amenities. The hotel offers a range of accommodation options including rooms, suites and cottages. The rooms are spacious and you can experience comfort with modern amenities. 

Vivanta Meghalaya is an apt option if you are looking for a luxurious stay. Since the property is located in Police Bazaar, it offers an amazing opportunity to check out the bustling markets and try the local delicacies of Shillong. The hotel has an in-house restaurant and bar so, be ready for authentic multi cultural cuisine here!

If you are looking for a budget-friendly stay or finding couple-friendly properties, check out Treebo Shillong hotels. Treebo hotels are a perfect choice for all types of travellers as it offers various amenities, great hospitality and prompt room service.

  • Find comfort in more than 120 locations with budget-friendly Treebo hotels 
  • Enjoy complimentary breakfast, Wi-Fi and branded Treebo toiletries 
  • Take advantage of the best amenities, room service and unbeatable hospitality 
  • Avail huge discounts through online booking from the Treebo website 

To experience the best of Shillong, the ideal way is to book a beautiful hotel and enjoy the scenic views from the balcony. It only takes one step to change your location and step into a completely different world of tranquility, great food and lovely people!


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