Among the top hill resorts in north eastern India, Shillong deserves a special mention. The beautiful town lures tourists with its scenic beauty and numerous attractions. The capital city of Meghalaya also has a number of nice hotels. Accommodation and quality food is something you can expect when opting for these hotels in Shillong. From modern hotels located in center of city to heritage buildings converted to hotels located at city outskirts, you get a wide range of accommodation options to pick from.
Below listed are the top hotels in Shillong:
The Centre Point
It is one of the popular hotels in Shillong. Strategically located at the middle of the city, this hotel offers fast access to various transport options. The hotel building is made of two parts- Classic and Club. The 31 rooms are fitted with modern amenities and they also offer panoramic view of the city landscape. It is a 4 star hotel with in house restaurant-La Galerie. The restaurant is known for its awesome Indian, Chinese and continental dishes. On rooftop there is a nightclub aptly named Cloud 9.
Ri Kynjai Serenity by the lake
If you want plush accommodation a little away from the bustle of city life in Shillong, consider staying in the beautiful Ri Kynjai – Serenity by the Lake. Its amazing architecture and amenities will please any tourist. Located close to the picturesque Umium Lake- this boutique resort offers you the chance to experience nature while staying in absolute luxury. It is ideal for corporate visitors in Shillong as well as families. The nearby villages offer the chance to explore natural serenity and watch Khasi lifestyle. The in- house Sai Aiom restaurant serves excellent regional delicacies and the hotel also has a modern spa.
Hotel Polo Towers
This is one of the prime hotels in Shillong. Conveniently located at the city’s Oakland road region, the 3 star hotel offers excellent accommodation facilities. It has rooms for parties and business conferences along with regular suites. Its 52 rooms are fitted with MaxRest beds, plush upholstery and you can enjoy fast WiFi too. The food lovers can dine at its restaurants, Milano and Ginger. Health conscious eaters can opt for its terrace barbeque- Sky Grill. To relax and rejuvenate your tired body muscles- head to the hotel’s indulgent spa- Zen Spa.
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The Majestic Hotel
This is a 3 star hotel in Shillong, located at Me-ba-ai Plaza. There are premium room, suites and executive rooms to cater to varying requirements of customers. The rooms all have Mini-Fridge and LED TVs. The 2,000 sq ft hall next to the restaurant is ideal for holding buffets and it is large enough to accommodate 150 people.
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Hotel Alpine Continental
Located in Shillong’s Police Bazaar area, this is a nice 3 star hotel with good amenities and service. There are 24 rooms in the hotel ad they are equipped with facilities like LED Television, Toilet accessories. Complimentary services include Buffet breakfast, fruit, and morning newspaper. In the lobby, you can access high speed wireless internet. ‘Sip-n-Dine’, its Multi Cuisine Restaurant is a delight for food lovers. It serves quality Chinese, south Indian as well as continental cuisine. For quenching your thirst, there is Cocktail, the Bar.
A colonial style heritage Hotel in Shillong, the Pinewood Hotel was set up in the late 19th century by a Swiss couple. It’s Burma Teak and red pine construction reflects the charm of a bygone era. The 8 Cottages of the hotel are spread over lush green land. It is located only 2 km away from Shillong bus terminus. The visitors can avail Laundry facilities, Airport Transportation, Doctor on Call, Room Service. WiFi is provided at additional cost. It has a multi cuisine restaurant along with a bar lounge. The conference and banquet hall can accommodate about 300 people.
Royal Heritage Tripura Castle
As evident from its name, Tripura Castle is a heritage hotel with colonial background. Located in Cleve Colony at Shillong outskirts, it is related with the legendary Manikya Dynasty of Tripura. The well furnished rooms ooze old world charm and they have modern facilities. Its rooms also have attached bath and fireplace. There are 4 types of rooms- the most luxurious being the Maharaja suite. The Manikya Hall, a 30-seat conference room is ideal for business visitors. Its restaurant, Café Shillong Heritage, serves awesome Mediterranean, Pan-Asian and regional gourmets. You may opt for both indoor and outdoor dining while staying in this heritage hotel. The Rice Court, its in-house restaurant offers excellent Chinese food and local Khasi dishes.