We have nine lovely new homestays in locations all across India. We’ve added some exciting new destinations such as Masinagudi, Mount Abu and Kolkata as well as adding new homestays in old favourites such as Agra, Ooty and Coonoor.
With prices starting at Rs. 2300 it’s the perfect excuse to plan your next trip!
A modern home in Kolkata’s new town is a pleasant respite from the busy streets of Kolkata. The home-stay gives you plenty of privacy and a great view of the manicured lawns and pool below. There are 2 bedrooms available for guests, well furnished with modern ensuite bathroom facilities.
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Sai Ashram homestay offers guests large rooms which open into a sunny eating area. The rooms are beautifully furnished with AC, a plasma TV and plenty of storage. All rooms have modern tiled en-suite bathrooms. This homestay offers a fantastic base from which to explore the many sights of the city; the famous Taj Mahal is just 1.5 kms away. Your hosts can provide a wealth of information, provide travel assistance and cooking lessons and yoga sessions can be organised on request.
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Located just a short walk from the backwaters, life passes by at an easy pace in the village of Kumarakom. Sitting on the edge of the water gives Coconut Creek a peaceful view and three well equipped rooms will ensure you have a relaxing stay. The air conditioned modern rooms are well equipped and with the hosts main residence a short distance away this property offers a perfect blend of privacy and hospitality.
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Located in Tamil Nadu, Kotagiri is one of the oldest hill stations of the region. Sitting on the edge of the Pristine Valley, Cassiopeia is a small guest house with modern furnishings and stylish touches. You’ll be drawn out onto the balcony offering spectacular views of the tea estates below. Find yourself a spot to spend hours watching the bisons feed in the valley below or just catch up on a good book.
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This homestay in Rajasthan is situated in a sprawling landscape with many seating areas, walking paths, climbing adventures and an endless variety of possibilities for your holiday. Ratan Vilas has 15 well equipped rooms and cottages along with seven seasonal tents. The cottages are perfect for families as they have adjoining rooms with twin beds. The guest rooms which all come with AC are large and sunny, the perfect base for exploring the popular attractions of Mount Abu.
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This homestay which has been handed down through generations of the family has five extremely spacious guest rooms with large en suite bathrooms and separate seating areas. There are plenty of close-by attractions including Dilwara temple and Nakki Lake, both just 3km from the homestay.
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Sitting at the edge of the Mudumalai forest in Tamil Nadu it is easy to get your wildlife fix in this beautiful cottage built over a century ago. It is possible to spot a panther, elephant, nimble-hoofed gaur and shy deer along with many other residents of the jungle during your stay. Only a few hours from Bangalore the homestay offers a mix of rooms and cottages, aesthetically done up, blend in well with the serene surroundings.
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Tucked away off the main road, this homestay is the perfect place for a luxury holiday in Ooty. Two suites and three luxury double bedrooms have an enchanting feel with antique furniture and fire places while a small garden offers a relaxing place to sit outside. With delicious food being served in the restaurant at the property you won’t even need to leave the homestay for a truly indulgent break.
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High ceilings, fire places, wooden floors and stunning 180 degree views greet you as you enter this luxury, century old villa in Coonoor. The beautiful, well furnished rooms are matched with splendid modern en-suite bathrooms. Mc Iver is also known for its large spread of organic food in the restaurant run by Chef Pierre Mazou. The restaurant is called La Belle Vie and sources a lot of its fresh produce from local organically inclined farms.
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