Published On: Sat, Oct 25th, 2014

Best Hotels in Gangtok

 

Gangtok is a beautiful city in Sikkim nestled between two Himalayan peaks. The city attracts a large number of tourists from across the country owing to its picturesque scenery and views of the majestic Mt. Kanchenjunga. Gangtok is one of the cleanest and well organized cities in India and is often referred to as ‘Switzerland of the East’. The city boasts of a seamless blend of tradition and modernity and offers a unique holiday experience. Gangtok is one of the friendliest and most laid back cities in north east India and since the city depends a lot on tourism, every effort is taken to curb cheaters and scammers. The major sightseeing options in Gangtok are the Buddhist monasteries, with the popular ones being Enchey Monastery and Dodrupchen Monastery. Other popular tourist spots include Nathula Pass, Fambong La Wildlife Sanctuary, Tashi View Point and Ganesh Tok. Gangtok is home to several hotels with most of them in the budget and mid range categories. Most travellers to the city choose a hotel close to the main bus stand as it offers easy access to all parts of the town. The Pajlor Road and SNT bus stand are other recommended areas to book hotels in Gangtok. Here are the top Gangtok hotels that offer the perfect balance of comfort and value.

Bamboo Grove Retreat

Run by an affable and warm owner, Bamboo Grove Retreat is a cozy home stay type of accommodation right in the heart of Gangtok. MG Road is a mere 7 minute walk from the hotel and so are the major shopping hubs. All the staffs are full of energy and more than ready to help you with any requests. The hotel can be booked online from a plethora of OTAs and also from the local tour operators. The rooms are neat and clean, book the attic rooms for stunning views of Mt. Kanchenjunga. The in house restaurant serves delicious local and north Indian fares at reasonable rates. There is ample parking space for up to 12 – 15 sedans and the hotel also arranges Gangtok hotel packages for sightseeing trips.Gangtok Hotels

Hotel Saikripa Gangtok

Located on Jeevan Theeng Marg Development Area, this is a 3 star hotel that offers spacious rooms with beautiful views of Kanchenjunga. The hotel is a little away from the main tourist areas and the market place and is ideal for travellers looking for some peace and quiet. The hotel is run by the Sai Kripa group which owns properties in Lachen and Lachung, which allows guests to plan their entire Sikkim itinerary in one shot. The hotel serves complimentary breakfast and a-la-carte dinner for its guests. Try to book a room on the third floor or higher up for good views of the mountains.

Hotel Central

Rated as one of the best hotels in Gangtok, the Central Hotel is an excellent choice for families looking for accommodation in Gangtok. The hotel houses a play room replete with TT table, books, dart board and board games which will keep the kids engaged during their stay. The rooms are spacious and clean and offer unlimited wi-fi access. The MG road is around 15 minute walk from the hotel or a 5 minute taxi ride for around Rs. 100. The hotel arranges sightseeing trips to Nathu La and Changu at very affordable rates. Try to book a room on the top floor for excellent views and easy access to the beautiful roof garden.

Surya Kumar

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- Surya Kumar is a traveler who likes to share his experiences. All the articles published by him will help you understand India better and answer all your holiday queries regarding, India Hotels, India Holidays, India Tours, India Holiday Packages Find tourist info on travel packages, travel destination, and much more.