From the summer retreat of the erstwhile ruler to a charming European-style cottage—there's no dearth of charming mid-range hotels in Shimla. The hill-station is replete with spectacular hills, colonial buildings and maze-like alleys, and these hotels are ideal places to savour its charm. Here are some of Shimla's most affordable hotels, which offer you a comfortable stay amidst spectacular surroundings without breaking your bank. Remember to book well in advance if you're planning to visit during the weekends or in summer.
Shimla Havens Resort
Situated at an altitude of 6400 feet above sea level, Shimla Havens is a new resort nestled amidst pine and cedar forests. Spread across 6 acres of lush green land, the resort offers well-designed rooms.
Set amidst the forested landscapes of Craignano Hills, Whistling Pines is a colonial-style resort situated near the Naldhera Golf Course. Its old-world décor featuring colonial-style furnishings.
The summer retreat of the erstwhile Raja of Sheikhupura, Hotel Springfields in Shimla is a quaint, heritage property that is a perfect combination of old world charm, privacy and comfort.
The perfect combination of great views and a comfortable stay, Fairmount Hotel is located within a 10-minute-drive from the Mall Road.
Forest Hill Villa
This charming cottage with a uniquely European character is set amidst acres of unspoilt environment bordered by a thick pine forest. The Forest Hill Villa is a large yet cosy hill mansion built mostly with wood and sto