Published On: Tue, Oct 28th, 2014

Best Hotels in Pelling

 

Located at an altitude of 6500 feet, Pelling is a quaint hill station located in West Sikkim. The town is famed for its breathtaking views of the snow capped peaks of the Kanchenjunga and is home to a rich history and vibrant culture. Pelling is as close as travellers can get to Mt. Kanchenjunga without forfeiting the comforts of a hotel and civilization. Apart from Mt. Kanchenjunga, Pelling offers stunning views of several nearby mountain ranges like Kabru, Koktang, Frey and Rathong. The town is around 125 km from Gangtok and is well connected by jeep services and frequent buses. Pelling is one of the few holiday destinations to strive for a environmental friendly and sustainable tourism. Pelling is an ideal destination for travellers seeking from peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The best time to visit Pelling is from May to September. Like most places in Sikkim, Pelling is home to several beautiful monasteries, the most important amongst them being the Pemayangste Monastery. The other sightseeing options in Pelling include Khecheopalri Lake, Singshore Bridge, and Sangacheoling Monastery. Pelling is home some of the best hotels in Sikkim the likes of Norbu Ghang Resort, The Chumbi Mountain Resort and Spa, The Elgin Mount Pandim Hotel, Rabdentse Residency and Hotel Tashi Regency. Here are the top hotels in Pelling that offers the perfect mix of value, comfort and stunning views.Hotels in Pelling

Elgin Mount Pandim Pelling

Often rated as one of the best hotels in Pelling, the Mount Pandim is a beautiful resort that offers stunning views of Mount Kanchenjunga. Located close to the Pemayangtse Monastery and Rabdentse Ruins, this 4 star Pelling hotels are perfect for couples and families looking for peace, quiet and privacy. The hotel is a heritage structure with a quaint old world charm but maintained very well and fitted with modern amenities. The bedrooms are clean and spacious with elegant decor. The lounge furnishings with a classy colonial touch and the paintings render a unique charm to the property. Ask for the garden facing rooms if you want the best views.

The Chumbi Mountain Retreat & Spa

Located in Naku Chumbung, this 3 star resort offers clean and spacious rooms with big washrooms. The staffs are friendly and courteous and eager to please. The sight of the Kanchenjunga peak during sunrise is absolutely stunning and is alone worth a stay in this hotel in Pelling. There is an in house spa where guests can indulge in relaxing massages by certified masseuses. Guests can dine at the in house restaurant which serves delicious local and north Indian fares.

Norbu Ghang Resort

Norbu Ghang offers a unique accommodation in Pelling in the form of charming little cottages with splendid views of Kanchenjunga. The resort is perched on a vantage point but is still in proximity to the monasteries and the markets. The staff is friendly and eager to help you feel at home. Try to book the double suite room for best views and private bathroom.

Rabdentse Residency

Despite its location in Lower Pelling, this hotels in Pelling offers stunning views of the Kanchenjunga and is the perfect accommodation for families. The open garden makes for the perfect spot for bonfire gathering and relaxing in the evening. This is more of a budget hotel but the rooms are clean with new linen and a good bathroom with hot water. Guests will have to make a fairly steep climb of 50 – 60 stairs to reach the hotel so it might not be easily accessible for the elderly. Guests can dine on food freshly prepared from the in house kitchen but there is not much variety of dishes.

Surya Kumar

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