Accommodations and Hotels in Nainital – Crowded around a deep and green volcanic lake, Nainital is largest city in Kumaon region and favourite hill resort. The town occupies a steep forested valley around the lake Naini and famous Naina Devi Temple. Nainital was founded by homesick British reminded of the Cumbrian Lake District.
There are plenty of hotels are set in the forested hills around the lake. there’s a spider’s web of walking tracks covers the forested hillsides to viewpoints overlooking the distant Himalayan peaks.
For travellers, it’s an easy place to kick back and relax, eat well, go horse riding or paddling on the lake. In peak seasons, around May to mid-July and October – Nainital is packed to the gills with holidaying families and honeymooners, and hotel prices touches sky.
Tallital which means ’Lake’s Foot’ in Hindi is at the southeastern end of the lake where you’ll find the bus stand and the main road heading east towards Bhowali.
The 1.5km promenade known as the Mall leads to Mallital (Lake’s Head) at the northwestern end of the Naini lake. Most hotels, guest houses and restaurants are located in the Mall between Mallital and Tallital.
You’ll most find shops, including pharmacies, in Bara Bazaar; check out the Panchachuli (Bara Bazaar; h10am- 8pm Mon-Sat) outlet, where you can buy shawls and other textiles handwoven by women from the Kumaon hills.
Nainital is packed with hotels but they fill up fast in peak seasons, making it hard to find a bargain at those times. The prices given below are for the main peak season; virtually all hotels offer around 50% discounts in the low season.
The main peak season is generally from 1 May to 30 June, and some hotels have a semipeak price in October, at Diwali (October/ November) and at Christmas.
A bit north of the Mall, this exceptionally friendly hotel is excellent service value. Standard rooms are basic, but have comfy beds, along with chairs, coffee tables, TVs and colourfully tiled bathrooms with geysers.
Deluxe rooms are more stylish, and have sofas. It’s run by the amiable Anu Consul, who spent 10 years living in Mexico and knows what it’s like to be on the road. Offseason prices start at ₹600.
Contact – 9411107877;
Website – www.travellersinparadise.com;
Location – Mallital;
Tariff – ₹1500-4500