Shillong Hotels Overview:
Shillong, also known as the Scotland of East, is the capital of Meghalaya which is situation in the North-Eastern part of India. It is a small hill station which is relatively unexplored with splendid rows of pine, lush green trees and small cottages greet you warm heartedly. This place is a perfect gateway from the hustle and bustle of the city where you can relax and enjoy the fresh chilled air. The Umiam Lake on the way to Shillong gives a feeling of ‘Halfway to Heaven’.
The word Meghalaya is derived from the Sanskrit word “Abode of Clouds” and true to its meaning it has the wettest place of the world – Cherrapunji. The view of clouds touching the hills and the rays of sun piercing through the clouds makes you feel no less than the ‘Home of Clouds’. And to enjoy such a scenic beauty Shillong hotels are the best option for stay. Umroi Airport at Shillong is the closest option to reach whereas taxi and buses from Guwahati to Shillong is usually more common for travellers. Though most of the hotels are usually located near the famous Police Bazaar, yet you can find few of hotels located in the outskirts of the city that offers the scenic beauty of the hill station. A person can find hotels according to his own needs and are also suitable for each person’s budget.
Places to visit
When it comes to pen down the places to visit Shillong, its a never ending list. Every view of this place is delightful to watch and thus can be enjoyed for hours. The most tourist attracted place within the city radius are Lady Hydari Park, Ward’s Lake, Cathedral Catholic Church, Shillong Golf course and those who enjoy the ethnic tribal culture can visit Capt. Williamson Sangma State museum and those located in the outskirts are Sweet Falls, Spread Eagles Falls, Elephanta Falls, Shillong Peak and the famous Natural Hanging Bridge .
Apart from sightseeing people can also indulge themselves in shopping clothes from Police Bazaar and can purchase beautiful tribal artefact that are easily available in the market. For adventurous activity Waterfall rappelling at Elephanta Falls, Boating at Umiam Lake, caving at Krem Liat Prah and trekking is also famous.
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Unsure about your hotel preferences? Our hotel experts have come up with a handpicked selection of Shillong hotels for your consideration. Here are the most popular hotels in Shillong:Hotel Polo Towers
, Centre Point, Ri Kynjai Serenity by the Lake
, Hotel Silk Route, Hotel Knight Inn
. Furnished with all the modern amenities, these Shillong hotels earn a rating of 3.8.
TripAdvisor usually rates these Shillong hotels at an average rating of 3.5.
Shillong offers a plethora of choices when it comes to hotels! You can choose from a plethora of amenities such as spa(1 hotel), restaurant(7 hotels), bar(5 hotels), parking(4 hotels) for you! So waste no time and opt from the most preferred hotels in Shillong which will offer services that are pocket-friendly and satisfying.