The Wonders Of Rishikesh: Our Favourite Hotels In The Holy City
Are you planning a trip to Rishikesh but are unable to zero in on a hotel? Are you confused by the many options that are being thrown at you? Worry not!
The wonderful city of Rishikesh is bustling with stunning hotels and accommodations that will redefine travelling for you. These lovely hotels are spread out all over Rishikesh and offer some fo the best services and facilities that will make your trip even more memorable.
Rishikesh is filled with hotels and guesthouses that cater to all kinds of people- people seeking spiritual guidance, tourists coming here for yoga tours, tourists looking for cheaper yet decent hotels and even for backpackers.
However, with so many hotels scattered all over Rishikesh, it can get a little crowded. So here are our favourite hotels in Rishikesh that will surely make your stay more memorable and exciting.
Ganga Kinare Hotel
One of the most popular and elegant hotels of Rishikesh is the Ganga Kinare Hotel. Nestled amid the hustle-bustle of Rishikesh, this boutique hotel overlooks the holy river, as the name suggests. It has its garden and even a private ghat! A beautiful Ganga Aarti is also conducted in the evening in the private ghat. There are also complimentary yoga and meditation sessions that will heal you from within. There is an open-air Jacuzzi, an Ayurvedic spa and a play area for kids. Ganga Kinare hotel also hosts the International Yoga Week in the first week of March, which is quite enchanting and cathartic.
Location: 237, Virbhadra Rd, Sturida Colony, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201
Prices: 5,500 INR per night. Tax is exclusive
Seventh Heaven Inn
This insanely famous boutique hotel in Rishikesh has been garnering quite a lot of tourists over the last few years. The lovely hotel has some high standards that are perfectly complemented with its intricate furnishing and tasteful designing. The Seventh Heaven Inn is a cross between Indian and European styles, with a balcony in each room. You can see the lush green forests and the rolling mountains from the balconies as you slowly sip into your hot cuppa. There is also a wonderful rooftop restaurant that will make you fall in love with this place.
Location: Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249192
Prices: 2,200-2,500 rupees per night. Tax is exclusive
Shiv Shakti Hotel
If you looking for something on a cheaper side, but still decent and comfortable, then the Shiv Shakti Hotel is the place for you. Located right next to Laxman Jhula, this hotel is also flanked by shops and restaurants for your convenience. The hotel has dorm rooms as well as private rooms. The atmosphere is friendly and filled with backpackers. You might also make soon lovely friends here. There are organised workshops, yoga on the roof and free wifi.
Location: Near Sant Sewa Ashram Opp. Sood & Sood Travel Agency, Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249302
Prices: For a dorm room- 350 INR per bed. 800 INR for a double room inclusive of a fan. 999 INR For a double room with air conditioning. Taxes are extra.
Situated right next to the Rishikesh train station, the EllBee Ganga is blessed with magical views of the Ganges and the Rajaji national park. This stunning hotel is complete with tour desks, banquet halls, a 24 hours reception and excellent services. The proximity of EllBee Ganga to places like the Triveni Ghat also makes it a crowd puller. With elegant bathrooms, comfortable rooms and facilities like- air conditioner, electric kettle, ironing and television, this hotel is quite popular among tourists. With flushing views of the Ganga, this hotel will amaze and enchant you.
Location: 355, Haridwar Rd, Palika Nagar, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201
Price: INR 4500 per night.
Situated next to the Patanjali Yoga Foundation and Himalayan Yog Ashram, the Lily Resort is nestled amid lush greenery. This lovely resort also has stunning views of the Ganges and is near the Ram Jhula.
The rooms are elegantly designed with coffee tables, sofas, TV, and wardrobes. You can also avail services like- free buffet breakfast, on-site parking and laundry services.
Location: Shri, Badrinath Rd, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249137
Price: INR 4000 per night.
Nature Care Village Resort
If you are tired from the hustle-bustle of Rishikesh and wish to stay the laps of nature, then the Nature Care Village Resort is just for you. This hotel is located about 45 minutes from Rishikesh and right into the basket of nature. The rooms are simple yet comfortable.
In the Nature Care Village Resort, you can learn about farming, watch as the exotic birds fly by, dip into the cold river, wash your face in the mineral spring waters and let the fresh air engulf you as you sit and meditate. The food is cooked by the matriarch of the family who owns this place, making it all the more warm and nourishing! The resort is also pet friendly.
Location: Chiddarwala, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249204
Prices: 1,200 INR per night (inclusive of breakfast)
Lemon Premier Hotel
Situated right on the banks of the holy river, the Lemon Premier Hotel is an experience in itself. This regal hotel is blessed with its private ghats and is bathed in all kinds of luxury and comfort. The Lemon Premier Hotel is blessed with magnificent views of the Ganga and on a clear day, you might be able to see the foothills of the Himalayas from here.
The lobby is bright and popping, and the rooms are well designed. There are about 65 exquisitely designed rooms including large suites. You will find a wonderful coffee shop and a stunning restaurant in this restaurant. The resort is also home to a relaxing Yoga studio, a spa, a swimming pool and children play area. With everything you can ask for, the Lemon Premier Hotel is surely the pick for you.
Location: Shesdhara, Laxman Jhula Rd, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201
Price: 8000 INR per night
Divine Resort Hotel
Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, the Divine Resort in Rishikesh is one of the most spectacular hotels that you will come across in Rishikesh. If you are someone who likes to stretch out and be pampered with the best of services, then make sure to stay at the Divine Resort.
Overlooking the Ganges, this hotel offers a mesmerising view to the visitors from their very own rooms. From enchanting sunsets to dreamy sunrises, you will be able to witness everything from the comfort of your room. The Divine Resort Hotel also offers services including- travel desks, whitewater river bookings, rafting and jungle safari bookings. You can also indulge in some soulful yoga and Ayurvedic treatments, and unwind in the game room.
The Divine Resort Hotel is also blessed with Sal Trees that attract rare birds and butterflies, making your experience more charming. With easily accessible roads and a premier location, the Divine Resort Hotel is a must stay place in Rishikesh.
Location: Laxman Jhula Rd, near Church, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249137
Price: 6300 INR per night
Holy River Hotel
Situated near the famed Lakshman Jhula, the Holy River Hotel, this hotel is quite a charming place to stay at. Equipped with free WIFI and 24-hour room service, the Holy River Hotel is as holy as its name. The best part about the Holy River Hotel is the marvellous location. Nestled right in the middle of the city, every single tourist spot is just a walk away. You can easily traverse the city from the hotel, and visit the bustling market places, and the tourist hotspots. The public transport stands are also at a walkable distance from here.
You can choose from three room options: Deluxe, Family Suite and Grand Suite. Each of these rooms are well furnished and provide great comfort after a long day of sightseeing.
Location: Laxman Jhula Rd, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249137
Price: 5,500 INR per night (for the deluxe room)
Aloha on the Ganges
The stunning Aloha on the Ganges resort is not just like any other hotel in Rishikesh. This resort is tailored to make your Rishikesh even more memorable and spectacular. The resort was designed keeping in mind the idea of relaxing after a long and hectic day of sightseeing. Hence, you will find peaceful gardens, lush green trees and birds flying through this resort day in and day out. Staying at the Aloha on the Ganges is like having your own space.
This resort provides all kinds of comforts including- a wonderful swimming pool, wifi service, laundry and world-class dining. It also offers experiences such as trekking, picnics, biking, river rafting and yoga workshops among many others for you to choose from. No matter which activity you book, the resort will help you out throughout the process and ensure that your experience was smooth.
If you are looking for comfort with a little bit of adventure then the Aloha on the Ganges is the perfect fit for you.
Location: National Highway 7, 58, Rishikesh, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249192
Price: 8000 INR per night
This beautiful hotel is one of the leading resorts in Rishikesh. Regenta Inn in Rishikesh is a 4-star property and is visited by peace seekers and adventure lovers.
This final hotel on our list is blessed with premium rooms and suites and is located close to all the major tourist hotspots. Equipped with wonderful services and all the needed amenities, Regenta Inn will surely make you want to come back again and again. You can avail services like- free WIFI, banquet hall for parties and even a board room. Regenta Inn also has a wonderful restaurant, which serves Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisine.
Location: Badrinath Rd, near Neam Beach, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249192
Prices: 3000 INR per night
Some of these hotels also offer lucrative discounts during the off-season which you can avail. There are many more wonderful hotels in Rishikesh like-, Aranyam River Retreat, Hotel Yog Vashishth, Palm Bliss Resorts and many more. However, these are our top picks and we believe that you will fall in love with them too.