Famous for its picturesque beauty, unique culture, Buddhist monastery, and exciting adventure spots, Leh is a high desert city in the Himalayas, it is the capital city of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, India.
Every tourist looks for hotels that are good as well as the ones that fit within their budget. Here are some must-try hotels in Leh Ladakh which would suit most of the tourists and are pocket-friendly and also cater to the special needs of the tourists such as organizing tours and treks with guides for their benefit. Here’s a list of 13 Best Cheap Budget Hotels In Leh-Ladakh.
Hotel The Grand Dragon Ladakh
Situated in the Ladakh Old Road of Sheynam, Grand Dragon Hotel is a 4-star hotel but extremely affordable when clubbed with offers and packages. Situated very close to the tourist attractions like the monastery and stupas and learning about Tibetan culture and medicine. The main attractions near this hotel are Shanti Stupa, Spituk Monastery, and Leh Mosque. The rooms are spacious and blessed with a view of the snow-capped mountains and lakes. The staff is warm and helpful. The amenities in the hotel like gymnasium, swimming pool, recreation club, and sumptuous buffet options make you experience luxury on a budget. During the peak holiday season, their prices range from 5000-7000 Rs. Per night, but their off-season prices are lower and negotiable.
The Indus Valley Hotel
Situated in Leh, 300 m from Main Bazaar, The Indus Valley Hotel features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar, and a garden. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with a children’s playground. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk, room service and currency exchange for guests. The hotel is close to the airport and provides pick and drop service for the guests at an additional but reasonable cost. The hotel is also pet-friendly and very safe and secure and caters to the special needs of the guests. There is a spa facility available too. Also, it offers rental bikes to explore nearby places like the bazaar, Shanti stupa, and cycling around the lake. There is an exceptionally good breakfast of continental food with a hint of Tibetan taste for all the people who like to experiment with their taste buds.
Silver Cloud Guest House
It’s commonly known as a traditional boutique hotel, inspired by the Ladakhi culture. The furniture in the rooms are intricately carved in traditional woodwork. There’s no room service and home-cooked food is only served in their traditional dining rooms. Like many resorts in Leh Ladakh, they also are capable of arranging interesting treks and tours for their guests. Silver cloud blurs the line between homestay and hotel, providing you not only with comfort but also privacy and adequate security and a homely touch to it. Unlike many other hotels, the Silver Cloud Guest House also has a meditation room and a traditional prayer hall conducting a variety of prayer and song sessions throughout the year for their guests. All this comes at a nominal price of 2000 to 3000 Rs. per night.
Hotel Sangto Villa
This is a small hotel located in Nomochok, Main Tukcha Road, Leh, and the guests are appeased with the scenic beauty that the hotel has to offer. Not only do the guests like the location but also favor it due to clean accommodation, security, great food and welcoming staff. The Sangto Villa Hotel is very well kept, adding to the charm of the hotel are its gardens which bear beautiful and vibrant flowers of different types. The rooms are available all round the year for 2500 to 3000 Rs. per night.
Located very close to the main bazaar and Karzu pond, circuit house, Leh, the Karakoram Hotel is one of the oldest in the vicinity and is known for years of hospitality. They offer a very interesting view with the Karzu pond on one side and bound by high mountain ranges on the other side. The rooms are big enough to accommodate three. Overall the hotel is in a very serene and peaceful environment, with outdoor porticos making it an ideal place for guests to relax and admire the beauty. A little expensive than the above-mentioned hotels, it may cost you about 4000 to 5000 INR per night, but is worth every penny.
One should have absolutely no problem in reaching Hotel Rafica, located in fort road, and only 15 minutes away from the airport, makes traveling one of your least concerns. Rooms have a delightful and pretty touch to it and are centrally heated to ensure the comfort of their guests since Ladakh all-round the year faces a cool climate. Food is also one of your least concerns, they serve Chinese, Indian, continental and Jain food as well. The pricing ranges from 3000 to 4000 INR per night.
Hotel Yarab TSO
Hotel Yarab TSO is an A-class centrally located hotel in Leh, with 19 rooms including 2 suites and also with the presence of a spacious lawn and an open terrace for the guests to enjoy the scenic beauty of Leh. They also organize traditional and cultural shows on popular demand for the guests. They also arrange the complete Bactrian camel safari on the sand dunes and the silk route at an additional but affordable price. Per night cost goes up to 3000 Rs. The unfortunate part is that the hotel in spite of being so good isn’t listed in the top hotels of the region, but the fortunate part is that it isn’t too crowded and thus untouched and unspoiled.
Set in Leh, 1.7 km from Main Bazaar, Marigold Ladakh offers accommodation with free Wi-Fi and free private parking. This 3-star hotel offers room service. The property is 1.6 km from Soma Gompa and 7 km from War Museum. Every room has a balcony with a mountain view. Buffet breakfast is inclusive in the cost. It is an ideal stay for trekkers and hikers who set out early in the morning and return late in the evening. Shanti Stupa is 2.3 km from the accommodation, while Namgyal Tsemo Gompa is 600 m from the property. The staff is extremely cordial and there are no communication barriers since they all know either English or Hindi.
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Glacier View Guest House
Glacier View Guest House is located in Upper Tukcha Road Leh and easy five minutes’ walk from Leh Main Market. set in picturesque Valley of Leh-Ladakh India, With the magnificent view of Mountains and Valley. Glacier view guest House Leh offers well-furnished Rooms with a Led TV, attached western bathroom, and powered by free Wi-Fi, Electricity back up, Garden and Hill View and a rooftop cafe and Restaurant and free parking space. It is close to tourists’ attractions like Nubra Valley, Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace. They also have provisions for airport shuttle and can make suitable arrangements for trekking activities. The rates are reasonable and inclusive of breakfast and come up to 3500 to 4000 Rs. per night. There are 2 types of rooms available, the superior double rooms and the superior family suites.
Hotel Ladakh Delight
One of the newest hotels in Ladakh, Hotel Ladakh Delight ensures the best service to its guests. located very close to the Shanti Stupa and the Leh Palace. Known for its cleanliness and the promptness of the service staff. Efficient tours and trips are planned by them for adventurous activities. Cost per night goes up to 4000 Rs. including breakfast.
Siala Guest House
Guests are appeased with the pleasant guest house and the traditional Ladakhi hospitality provided by the Siala Family running the hotel. The Siala Guest House has the recognition of many international NGOs and journalists. It is 15 mins away from the airport, bus stand and the taxi stand. It is well designed and constructed as a passive solar cum eco-friendly Ladakhi style, oriented at 20-degree south-east using locally available construction materials. The place is open all round the year. It is a two-storey building with 13 elegantly decorated rooms with a stunning view of a huge organic garden and Stok Kangri. It is bound to suit the taste of an upper-middle-class family. Rates starting at 3500 INR per night.
Hotel The White Yak
Once again located on the old road of Leh, very easy to commute to main tourist attractions like the Nubra Valley, De Pashmina Emporium and the Khardunga. Some of the amenities in The White Yak Hotel include free internet, room service, and an on-site restaurant. It is not a very fancy hotel; it is mainly for the active hikers and trekkers who need to spend a comfortable night before setting on for the expedition. One of the specialties is the method of food preparation, where veg food is cooked in a completely different kitchen. The per-night cost is as reasonable as 2000 Rs. not inclusive of breakfast.
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