Classic Hill Top Resort
When you visit a place as beautiful as Dhanaulti, you will tend to look around for a place to stay that suits the ambience of this hill station. For many young travelers, comfort has replaced the need to be somewhere where their wallet may be shy. For those people, the Classic Hill Top Resort is a perfect choice.
However, this is one of those resorts in Dhanaulti which is amazing for families to head out to, as there are amenities here that kids may enjoy, plus there is spa for the spouse! A 3 star hotel that is located in the depths of the Himalayas, there is greenery all around the hotel at all times.
This relaxing and well decorated resort is located at a distance of about 12 kms from the camp known as Wildex and around 21 kms from Tehri Dam on the Bhagirathi River, where you can go and enjoy a lot of water adventures or simply relax and let nature rule your day!
The rooms in this Resort in Dhanaulti are well-maintained, with basic and comfortable amenities. If you are in the mood to relax at the hotel itself, you can spend a day enjoying the view and frolicking in the hot tub, sauna, the fame room or the steam bath.
The resort has gained rave reviews from several tourists and travelers and has remained a favourite for many frequent visitors as well.
Club Mahindra Kanatal Spa Resort
Located near the Chamba Mussoorie road, the Club Mahindra Kanatal Spa resort, true to its name, has been attracting several tourists due to their amenities and luxury settings. This resort gives you a breathtaking view of the hills around Dhanaulti.
Located closer to Mussoorie, this hotel is close to the Ganges River, giving you a good chance to go rafting there. Reviews have said that the staff and the amenities in this resort are really good. Head to the Club Mahindra Kanatal Spa Resort in Dhanaulti to enjoy a luxury holiday in the midst of relaxing nature.
Apple Orchard resort
Student travelers and budget adventurers, this is the perfect resort for you to enjoy an excellent view, good food and an excellent service at affordable rates!
The Apple Orchard Resort is nestled deep in the beautiful Himalayas and as its name would suggest, it is located right in a sprawling apple orchard with a breathtaking view of the dense jungle and the almost snow capped mountains.
The resort in Dhanaulti has a well-maintained set of 15 guest rooms with lovely interiors. The resort feels like a private valley that is tailor made to suit your needs and the rooms are well equipped with wooden floors, attached bathrooms, locally made quilt and blankets to keep you warm and comfortable.
The ambience of the resort is such that you will want to simply sit back and relax or enjoy a good meal at the Glass House restaurant, a haven for those who love delectable, spicy north Indian cuisine.
Whispering Pines Resort – A Himalayan Retreat
It is an amazing feeling to stay in a luxury resort atop a hill, surrounded by dense forests of Oak, Rhododendrons and more, and then you need to head to the Whispering Pines Resort in Dhanaulti with your family and friends.
One of the best known and popular resorts in Dhanaulti, this resort is one of the highest natural resorts in the North and has a unique set of rooms arranged for tourists who crave for something different in this hilly paradise! Whispering Pines Resort has over 14 Alpine Tents with well tiled attached baths.
If you really want the ultimate outdoor experience, then you can avail tents that allow you to camp right at the hills, with the lights and the sky full of stars for company. There is a particular and exclusive known as the adventure section of the retreat that can provide for 50 to 60 Dome and Alpine Tents with ground bedding and sleeping bags if you have the camper in you looking for a pure outdoorsy experience in the mountains.
Karma Vilas Resort
Closer to Musoorie, the Karma Vilas Resort is barely a few kilometers away from Dhanaulti and has gained popularity among many tourists and travelers for their upcoming luxury amenities. The villa is built in the style of the 19th century from the Victorian era and has a wide array of forests and pine trees adorning its 6.5 acre estate.
Rated widely as one of the best heritage hotels in all of Uttarakhand, the Karma Vilas Resort is located properly right at the centre between Mussoorie and Chamba, at an altitude of 6000 ft. Since it happens to be a mere kilometer away from the city centre, it is easily accessible from two different highways, namely, the Mussoorie-Delhi highway and the Mussoorie-Dhanaulti highway.
You can enjoy the lovely view from the Garden Café as you sip on different varieties of tea and coffee or you could dine in style at Maya, the premier lounge where chefs will prepare lip smacking cuisine for you.
Royal Orchid Fort Resort
Once again, we re-visit those hotels and resorts that are well known amongst many travelers and tourists for being immensely luxurious and of course, worthy of the 5-star treatment they give their customers. The Royal Orchid Fort Resort has a sprawling estate in Mussoorie and has stuck to its name by ensuring that all their customers get a royal treatment whilst they are here.
Royal Orchid Fort Resort, Mussoorie is the recipient of several awards, some of which include the coveted ‘Business & Service Excellence Award 2013 - Best Luxury Hotel in Mussoorie’ by ET Now and Big Research. This resort is a little on the high-end in terms of spending, but if it is pampering and luxury you require at the top of the hills, in the middle of nature, then this resort is an excellent choice for you.
You get to see the magical and vast expanse of Doon Valley and this simple reason alone has made Fort Resorts a favourite amongst travelers of all ages. The resort is easily accessible from Dehradun by road and is well connected to Delhi by Train/Air.
This resort brings out the natural beauty of the legendary 6-acre Tara Hall Estate and is a tribute to architecture from the modern era. Royal Orchid Fort Resort is much like an ancient fort which guarantees you both the pleasures of royalty as well as the leisure of a luxury family resort with its array of facilities like tastefully done rooms, a multi cuisine restaurant, 24-hour room service and banquets where you can celebrate those special moments.
Drive Inn Dhanaulti
A simple yet well furnished 3 star hotel in Dhanaulti, the Drive Inn Dhanaulti is located off the Chamba- Mussoorie highway and is known to be one of the best traveler friendly hotels there is in Dhanaulti. You could choose between different types of rooms to stay in at the hotel, ranging from the Deluxe Room to the Presidential Suite.
This hotel offers travelers a wide array of amenities and is a perfect alternative for anyone who wishes to be here for the weekend. The hotel has been visited many times and has received rave reviews from travelers at all times. The hotel is well known for its prime location as tired road trip goers find the location easier to access than other resorts that are way too deep in the hills to find.
Get going to the Drive Inn if you are interested in a stay that provides you basic and good amenities, and an easy access to the other places where you can go sightseeing as well.
180 Degree Resorts
Rustic looking with a view worth swooning for, 180 degree resorts near Dhanaulti is the new craze for young travelers and couples to head to for their short vacations. The 180 Degree Resorts is perched perfectly on a high cliff with an unbridled and simply magnificent view of the entire valley and a crystal clear view right up to New Tehri.
The resort is a haven for anyone who simply wants to relax in the expanses of the hills and not be disturbed by anyone or anything. It is the kind of solitude that gets people flocking here, one wherein there is solitude and harmony in silence.
The resort is situated at a height of 8500 ft, gets completely covered by snow in winters and during the other seasons or times of the year, it looks like the summer cottage you sketched for a dream home in the hills. Located closer to Kanatal than to Dhanaulti, this resort gives you easy access to Dhanaulti by a distance of a few kilometers and has been lauded for its excellent amenities and services.
Visiting hill stations during the peak summer time is a blissful decision to make, especially if you get to stay in resorts that allow you such a view. Rio Resort is one such resort. The resort is a perfect example of giving the customer the experience of solitude without having to take them too far away from the city of Dehradun, where it is closer to.
This is yet another resort near Dhanaulti that has a very tranquil and serene environment. Rio Resort's interiors have been designed in harmony with nature and you will be surrounded by a lot of Deodar wood forests around you when you live here. Rio Resort was conceptualized with a brilliant idea of blending in urban décor with nature, mixing them in a way that embodies luxury.
This resort is a perfect getaway for couples and young travelers alike, and is best to visit during the months of June to September.
Hippies and budget travelers, this one is for you. To truly experience the heart and soul of Dhanaulti, you need to experience the charm and rustic look of this paradise hill station. Camp Moksha has a series of 10 camps and deluxe rooms that do not have the facilities of a bathroom.
Nothing like the feeling of living outdoors, completely! This camp has a lovely view of the hills and is the best option for budget travelers.
Dhanaulti has few resorts and hotels inside the town, and a lot of times, travelers have to head to the resorts in Mussoorie or Dehradun in order to head out to the places and sightseeing spots nearby.
You don’t need a plan or schedule to head to this paradise of a hill station with your friends and family; you just need warm clothes and a good place to stay and hopefully, there will be enough and more places, resorts and hotels that you can choose from!