8 Cottages in Dalhousie For Homely Vibes & Blissful Stay

Dalhousie Cottages

1. Birdwood Cottages, Dalhousie
2. 
Dalhousie-Retreat
3. Mid Conifer Resort & Cottages
4. Sunny View Cottages
5. Aamod Cottage
6. Tilsharit Green
7. Brij Villa
8. Iris Cottage

Popularly known as the little Switzerland of India, Dalhousie is a place brimming with natural splendour and peaceful vibes. From its lush green pastures to vintage vibes and pristine rivers, there is a never ending list of things that draw tourists to this hilly abode.

Moreover, the town also houses a multitude of cottages where you can witness the blend of Victorian architecture and modern-day comforts. Some of the cottages in Dalhousie such as Sunny View Cottage also come with a modular kitchen where you can whip up something delicious for the entire family!

Though nestled away from the hustle and bustle of city life, these Dalhousie cottages also serve you with easy access to several shops and restaurants. Whether you are visiting Dalhousie for restoring your inner peace or you wish to set your adrenaline thumping with a quick hiking trip, one can indulge in a plethora of things while they stay in these beautiful properties. Confused as to which cottage would best suit you and your family? Scroll down and read about these best cottages that await you with a bundle of surprises! 

Here is the list of best cottages in Dalhousie:

COVID-19 : DALHOUSIE is in Orange Zone
Last Updated: 06 May 2021
Latest Information on Travelling to DALHOUSIE?
  • Entry is open for domestic travellers from other state. However, thermal screening will be conducted by state health authorities upon arrival.
  • No e-pass required to for Inter-state travel to Himachal Pradesh.
  • Entry/Exit from state borders will be allowed only from 6am to 8pm.
  • Face masks are compulsory when going out in public. Fine of Rs 1000 to be imposed on those not wearing masks.
  • COVID-19 test is not required on entry to the state. However, thermal screening shall be done for all passengers entering the state.
  • Night curfews (8pm-6am) declared in Mandi, Kangra, Shimla and Kullu till Jan 5.
  • All supermarkets, parks, malls and attractions are open with strict COVID-19 prevention norms in place.
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Flights are running to Kangra Airport from Delhi and Chandigarh.

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Local transport services, like taxis, autos and buses are functioning in the state.

The state government of Himachal Pradesh has taken several steps to curb the spread of Covid-19 while tourists to visit Dalhousie. Thrillophilia recommends you follow all guidelines and safety measures issued by the government and practice personal hygiene to keep yourself safe.

Entry from other states open in Himachal Pradesh; negative RT-PCR test is a must Updated: 06 May 2021

Inter-state travel to Himachal require a Covid-19 negative certificate. However, if the report is negative, there is no need for home/ institutional quarantine.

Entry from other states open in Dalhousie, thermal screening to be done upon arrival Updated: 17 Dec 2020

The Dalhousie district is allowing unrestricted entry to travellers with no requirement of e-passes or Covid-19 negative certificate. However, thermal screening will be done by the state medical authorities upon arrival Read more.

Hotels, Homestays and Resorts Set to Open From 1st of October Updated: 29 Sep 2020

Most hotels, resorts and homestays in Dalhousie are set to open from 1st of October with strict COVID-19 precautions in place. Tourists must book a minimum of two days stay at any of these hotels.Read more.

Kangra Airport, nearest to Dalhousie is Open for Domestic Travel Updated: 04 Sep 2020

Kangra Airport, which is the nearest to Dalhousie, has begun functioning domestic flights, with strict social distancing norms. Thermal screening is mandatory for arriving as well as departing passengers.

Night Curfew Lifted in Dalhousie Updated: 04 Sep 2020

As per the MHA’s Unlock 3.0 guidelines, the night curfew in Himachal Pradesh, that was imposed between 9 p.m to 5 a.m has been lifted to allow unrestricted intra-state travel.

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Birdwood Cottages, Dalhousie

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Enjoy a hassle-free stay experience in these quaint two-bedroom cottages in Dalhousie sprawled over a 7200 ft area. The property sits comfortably amidst dense deodar plantations and features homely amenities such as a dining area, kitchen, sitting area, and storage room.

Its rooms are equipped with a television, fridge, and all the cooking essentials needed to whip up tasty snacks and meals. Those who have an undying love for nature and the vigour to try something new every moment would instantly fall in love with this retreat. If you are someone who loves strolling along the scenic forest trails, this place is one of the best cottages in Dalhousie for you! 

Location:
Dhupguri, Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Cost:
INR 6120 per night

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Dalhousie-Retreat

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If you fancy the idea of waking up to the touch of a fresh mountain breeze and ending your day watching the sun hiding behind the mighty Pir Panjal ranges, this scenic retreat will win you over in no time. Located 3 Km away from the town, Dalhousie Retreat is a pristine property situated away from the maddening hustle of the city.

While here, soak in its tranquillizing vibe, spot a variety of birds, head for enthralling treks or lie down with a book in your cosy bed. Additionally, this cottage is complete with all the modern amenities such as cable TV, fridge, DBD, microwave, and gas range. With three spacious bedrooms, one living room, and a kitchen, it forms an ideal retreat for a group of six people. 

Location:
Aftab, Upper Bakrota, Tagore Road, Dalhousie

Cost: 
INR 10,000 per night

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Mid Conifer Resort & Cottages

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Reckoned among the best cottages in Dalhousie, this peaceful abode welcomes you to take a break from your monotonous routine and unwind in the laps of nature. The property is well-equipped with all the contemporary amenities and serves its guests with magnificent views of the town and its surrounding snowy peaks.

While here, you could pay a quick visit to the nearby central market, hear the melodious chirping of birds, or simply gaze at the snow-clad peaks for as much time as you wish!

Location:
Near Guthri, Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Cost:
INR 2256 per night
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Sunny View Cottages

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Established in the year 1930, this vintage cottage is sprawled over 1.5 acres of land and is counted among some of the best cottages in Dalhousie. Tourists flock here to get away from the maddening city crowd and enjoy all the royalty and extravagance that this place has to offer.

This is a cosy cottage built in the English style and is majorly known for its spacious rooms equipped with a modular kitchen where you could prepare tasty meals for the entire family. With a wide range of services and luxuries to offer, Sunny View Cottages is undoubtedly one of the best retreat for you!

Location:
Panjpulla Road, Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Cost:
INR 6000 per night
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Aamod Cottage

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Nestled on a hill adjacent to Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, this beautiful retreat is one of the best Dalhousie cottages for nature lovers and peace seekers. This place stands out with its Victorian charm and picturesque settings where you can easily reconnect with nature.

Aamod Cottage features plush and cosy rooms which are nicely done up to a higher taste. These rooms also come with an attached balcony to enjoy morning coffee with views of mountains at the front. If you want to enjoy a rare blend of modern amenities and rustic living, look no further than this eco-friendly cottage! 

Location:
Village Ala, Dalhousie Khajjiar Road, Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Cost:
INR 5500 per night 
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Tilsharit Green

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Searching for some of the best cottages in Dalhousie? Plan your stay in Tilsharit Green to make the most of your Dalhousie trip. Situated amidst the dense forests and on the main road leading to the Dalhousie town, this peaceful retreat is just your home away from home.

Expect a vacation full of activities such as forest walking, bird watching, and trekking while you stay over here. The property features neat and clean rooms and offers you home-cooked food which is too good to be missed. With the local market merely one km away from here, you can also explore the town easily. The cottage comprises three spacious rooms and an outdoor patio where you can enjoy some isolated time.

Location:
Chamba Road, Pukhri, Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Cost:
INR 2016 per night
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Brij Villa

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Perched on the highest peaks of Moti Tiba, this cute getaway is dotted with Deodar plantations. An ideal retreat for families and honeymooners, Brij Villa boasts its colonial architecture and mesmerizing surroundings complete with elaborate hill views.

While here, guests can not only admire its surreal environs but also avail a series of amenities including Wifi, barbecue, and 24-hour room service. It also features a multi-cuisine restaurant that will take you on a pleasant gastronomical journey with its wide list of Indian, Continental, and Chinese cuisines. Chess, badminton, yoga, and bonfire are some of the extracurricular activities that one can enjoy over here.

Location:
Silverton Estate, Moti Tibba, Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Cost:
INR 7839 per night
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Iris Cottage

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Scenic hills, enchanting valley views, and magical location- Iris Cottage has everything that makes it a tourist's haven. From seamless hospitality to unparalleled surroundings, each element of this cottage contributes towards a better stay experience. The property encompasses a well-equipped kitchen and an outdoor space from where you can enjoy its spectacular environs.

This cottage is an ideal choice for families, thanks to its comfortable setting and contemporary amenities which ensure a hassle-free stay for its guests. If you want to get the best of both worlds in the form of charming location and modern luxuries, this accommodation is one of the best cottages in Dalhousie for you. 

Location:
Moti Tibba, Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Cost:
INR 10,572 per night 
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Excellent trek, the trek was not that long and as well as easy, Nicely organized by the team, worthwhile expereince.
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Value for money, the place is with amazing views of the mountains, so much fun we had on this campsite.
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Well-organized and well-managed tour, My family was very happy with this experience and they intended to take this chance again.
Horse riding was exciting and fun, the horse is very well-trained, We explored the place in 2-hours. It was AWESOME
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Snow valley resort is an excellent place to stay with your family. We stayed for 2 nights.The staff were so cooperative and humble. It was a good and memorable stay, good and spacious rooms with beautiful views food was also good.
12 February 2020
Excellent
Hotel is really very nice in terms of location, food, service etc. Had a great time in the resort. Complete calmness can be experienced here. The staff and management at the resort is also very good. Food is absolutely amazing. We have also availed the guided trekking tour. And our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable we really had a lot of fun. All thanks to Thrillophilia for giving us the best deals online.
Thrillophilia organized the trip very well and I mostly prefer it bcoz it is always easy for me without unnecessary toil I get exactly what I want.
Our operator made a very good arrangement from accommodation, foods, activity and guide everything was absolutely up to the mark
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Ascending and descending of the trek went great, our leader was friendly with all the trekkers. The place is beautiful.

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  1. Which are the best cottages in Dalhousie?

    1. Chobhyal Cottage: Situated close to attractions such as Banikhet Forest and Mata Jawala Temple, this elegant getaway welcomes you to unleash the charm of mountains without losing out on any comfort.

    With facilities such as 24-hour room service, luggage storage, and laundry, guests can freely explore around without mulling over safety and comfort. Moreover, it also encompasses a fitness centre and restaurant that serves up a wide selection of cuisines to its guests.

    2. Anand Bhawan Cottage: Nestled amidst the Bakrota hills, this plush cottage provides both short term and long term accommodations to its guests. Both types of cottages can accommodate four people at a time and are complete with a kitchenette and attached washroom. For those searching for a homely stay in the hills, Anand Bhawan Cottage comes as the most favourable choice!

    3. Mongas Resort: If you are searching for some quaint Dalhousie cottages to unwind and relax in absolute peace, your search might end at this 3-star property nestled in the hill station of Dalhousie.

     This place stands out with its ardent hospitality and homey luxuries and has all the prominent attractions located just a stone's throw distance away. While here, you can either head out for a trek to Ganji Pahad or enjoy lavish meals while soaking in the spellbinding views of the valley.

    4. Aamod Cottage: Boasting its Victorian-style villas and rooms, this opulent retreat promises a stay full of peace and comfort. The property features plush rooms and comes with a private balcony from where guests can bask in the views of spectacular Pir Panjal ranges.

    Additionally, it also wins over its guests with its scrumptious food choices and a wide range of adventure sports. This cute retreat has 12 mud cottages that have been built keeping the ecosystem in mind.

  2. Which area has the best cottages in Dalhousie?

    Most of the popular Dalhousie cottages are nestled around Chamba, Bakrota Hills, and Khajjar road. If you want to soak in the surreal beauty of Dalhousie, plan your stay around Chamba and Khajjar. You can also find several plush properties near Mall road which is known as the heart of the town.
  3. What activities and amenities are available in cottages in Dalhousie?

    Dalhousie cottages invite its guests with a wide array of amenities and exciting activities. While here, guests can not only enjoy homely facilities such as TV, DVD player, free parking, WiFi, coffee maker, private sit-outs, and room heater but they can also indulge in a plethora of enthralling activities including hiking and guided tour of the surrounding region.
  4. What is the price range of cottages in Dalhousie?

    Whether you are a budget or luxury vacationer, Dalhousie cottages have something for everyone. The prince range of these cottages lies between INR 2000 per night to INR 17279 per night.
  5. What is the best time to visit Dalhousie?

    March to May remains the best time to explore the hilly backdrops of Dalhousie. March month marks the onset of the summer season in this town which continues till May. During this time, the town experiences pleasant weather and the temperature remains below 30 degrees.