10 Best HPTDC Hotels in Himachal Pradesh

The Indian state of Himachal Pradesh has temples, hot springs, some of the world's highest mountain passes, and rich culture. From high-altitude treks to adventure activities like skiing, paragliding, rafting, and some precarious off-roading, people head over to Himachal to experience the adrenaline rush. Tourists throng the hill stations of Shimla, Kullu, and Manali, especially during the hot Indian summers.

These destinations offer accommodation for all kinds of travelers, from budget to splurge. However, more often than not, the government guest houses are the best option for accommodation in the mountains. Being located at vantage points, they offer exclusive opportunities to enjoy the beauty of the place. The state-owned Himachal Pradesh Tourism Corporation (HPTDC) manages properties in Himachal Pradesh. These HPTDC hotels make leisure worthwhile and the holidays unforgettable. Here is a list of 10 such best HPTDC hotels across Himachal Pradesh that tourists may check into, on their next trip to the state.

The Chail Palace

The Chail Palace was the palace of Maharaja of Patiala, Bhupinder Singh. The summer retreat of the Maharaja was later granted to Himachal Tourism. The department converted the facility into a luxury hotel; giving ordinary people a chance to relish the pleasures of royal life for a day!

Constructed in 1891, the property expands over 75 acres. The grandeur of Chail Palace Hotel is reflected in its interior design. Truly one of the best HPTDC hotels to stay in. The Palace has an array of suites, rooms, and cottages that are elegantly furnished with antique furniture, wall-to-wall carpeting, and a fireplace. The luxurious suites that are named and designed after the royal hierarchy, such as the Wazeer Room, Dewan Room, Rajkumari Room, Rajkumar Room, Maharani Room, and Maharaja Room. Besides, facilities of a lawn tennis court, badminton court, elegant lawns, and the children's park add more value for tourists.

Room tariff starts at Rs. 5200 per night.

The Rohtang Manalsu

The Rohtang Manalsu is located on the route to Hadimba Temple, the most famous Hindu shrine in Manali. It offers excellent views of Vasishth and adjoining areas. Set up in two blocks, the property offers rooms ranging from Economy to Suite category. Rohtang Manalsu offers spacious, decently furnished rooms, along with a restaurant and parking facility.

Room tariff starts at Rs. 1200 per night.

The Peterhoff

The Peterhoff is a landkmark property in Shimla. One of the most popular HPTDC hotels in the state. The historical Peterhoff complex is located in the heart of the city ‘Chaura Maidan'. It offers a panoramic view of, Dhauladhar ranges on the western side and Kinner Kailash on the eastern side. In pre-independent India, it was the residence of seven Viceroys. After Independence, it served as the Punjab High Court. Later it was the Raj Bhavan after Himachal Pradesh was declared a new state. Since 1991, it has been running as a heritage luxury hotel. The hotel offers a view of the Dhauladhar range on the western side and Kinnar Kailash on the eastern side.

Room tariff starts at Rs. 3100 per night.


The principal attraction of Naggar is the medieval Castle that was turned into a heritage hotel about a hundred years ago. Constructed in 1460, by Raja Sidh Singh, the castle is a display of Himalayan and European styles of architecture. The hotel offers panoramic views of the mountains on all sides. It also houses a gallery with paintings of the Russian artist Nicholas Roerich.

Room tariff starts at Rs. 1400 per night.

The HPTDC Hatu

The HPTDC Hatu at Narkanda is named after the highest peak of Narkanda, Hatu Peak. Narkanda is a quaint village in the higher reaches of the Himalayas, known as a winter skiing destination. Rooms are well furnished with a heater, geyser, electric kettle, and amenities of modern hotels. The rooms with balconies offer spectacular views of the orchards and the countryside.

Room tariff starts at Rs. 3500 per night.

The Ros Common

The Ros Common in Kasauli is HPTDC's attractive hotel in Kasauli is a colonial Bungalow providing old-world charm along with modern services. The hotel was developed by an Irish gentleman, and named after a place in Ireland that remains green throughout the year. The hotel has 32 luxuriously furnished rooms that offer mesmerizing views of the mountains.

Room tariff starts at Rs. 3500 per night.

The Kinnar Kailash

The Kinnar Kailash in Kalpa is a newly built hotel with well-furnished rooms and modern facilities that serve tourists visiting Kinnaur or traveling ahead to Spiti. The deluxe category hotel offers mesmerizing views of the Himalayan peaks. The design of the hotel has been inspired by the traditional architecture of the area.

Room tariff starts at Rs. 2800 per night.

HPTDC hotel Srikhand

HPTDC hotel Srikhand in Sarahan is named after the majestic Srikhand peak that the hotel overlooks. The hotel is located in close proximity to the Bhimakali temple, wherefrom the hotel draws inspiration from its own architecture. Food is reasonably priced and the hotel has a bar as well. The hotel allows guests to enjoy the beauty of Sarahan at its best. Indeed one of the spectacular HPTDC hotels in the state.

Room tariff starts at Rs. 1800 per night

The Club House

The Club House in Dharamshala is located in the vicinity of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama's residence in Mcleodganj. The well-furnished rooms offer stunning views of the Kangra valley stretching out into the horizon. Rooms have carpet flooring with light-colored walls and exhibit a calm aura. Other facilities include ample parking space within premises, restaurant, doctor on call, laundry, and conference hall.

Room tariff starts at Rs. 2300 per night.

The Yamuna

The Yamuna, located a mere 100mt from the Sikh shrine Paonta Sahib, overlooks the river. The holy town is located on the banks of the river Yamuna in the Sirmour district, near the border between the Indian states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. Like the high-altitude Gurudwara, Hemkund Sahib in Uttarakhand, Paonta Sahib is also a very revered Gurudwara in the Himalayan region. Besides the Saraikhana of the Gurudwara itself, this HPTDC Hotel offers decent accommodation for pilgrims of Paonta Sahib. The beautiful garden bordered by tall trees makes it a charming option for the accommodation of tourists.

Room tariff starts at Rs. 990 per night.

While there is no dearth of hotels that provide luxury and convenience across Himachal Pradesh, HPTDC Hotels in Himachal Pradesh provide unique experiences that private properties would fail to offer in most places. Hence, these reasonably priced properties must be a part of the itinerary during a vacation in Himachal Pradesh. For checking updated tariffs and booking, tourists may check here.



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