Located around 100km from the bustling city of Mumbai, Lonavala is the most visited hill station of Maharashtra, mainly known for its “Chikki” and fudge, the small hill station is a beautiful way of spending your weekend or even for a one-day trip. Much commercialized now than ever before, Lonavala is still thriving with lakes, waterfalls and dams and greenery all around. Winters and monsoons are the best time to visit Lonavala, although it is open for tourists all around the here. There are ample hotels and resorts to chose from when you’re planning to visit Lonavala and are bound to have a joyous trip.
Here’s The List Of 14 Best Hotels & Resorts In Lonavala
Upper Deck Resort
blessed with the view of the deep valleys, Upper Deck Resort is located off the Tungarli lake and dam. With comfortable and cozy rooms, the hotel is beyond blessed with scenery that is overwhelming. The additional facilities of this 3-star hotel include an outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub, and a gymnasium. Reaching the hotel can be tiring or fun, depends on how you see it. Adventure seekers see it as an opportunity for hiking as it is located in the hills and the path forbids cars, however, very recently they have been working on a path for vehicles till the hotel. Per night cost is 6500 Rs. and includes breakfast.
Fariyas Resort Lonavala – TSG’s 14 Best Hotels & Resorts In Lonavala
5-star hotel in Lonavala, located in the Tungarli hills offers refined rooms and suites, with 2 restaurants and 2 swimming pools. The hospitality is the secret behind their customer loyalty and is a legacy that has been preserved for years. The swimming pools are adorned with heightened slides for kids and adults to spend quality time. With a great location, good food and well-maintained property it is an ideal place to spend a weekend or a long holiday with family. The per-night cost is 7000 INR and may vary during long weekends and peak season.
Della Resort & Hotel – TSG’s 14 Best Hotels & Resorts In Lonavala
An extremely famous and talked about resort between Lonavala and Pune is a perfect blend of luxury and nature. It is an adventure destination to carry out outdoor activities like bungee jumping, zorbing, zipline and many other activities unique to this resort only. The Della Resort & Hotel is available for corporate events too, but mainly a family holiday destination with luxurious rooms, swimming pools with slides, spa, restaurants and pubs, sports bars and lounges. Rooms can be deluxe, or suites or one can also avail the signature villas with a private jacuzzi and a small open lawn. Spread over many acres of green, Della is a must-visit for all tourists in Lonavala. It is definitely a little steep in pricing, but worth all the fun if you’re ready to spend. The per-night cost for a deluxe room goes is about 10,000 INR.
The Lagoona Resort
The Lagoona Resort is India’s first environment-friendly resort in Lonavala. A man-made lagoon with an eco-friendly environment is the highlight of this resort. Located in the Tungarli region of Lonavala, one can feel the close connectivity to nature amidst the best resort with services exceeding our expectations. The amenities in the hotel are like any other like swimming pool, clubhouse, internet connectivity but what makes it different is its own restaurant like The Patio, which specializes in more than one delicacies and the resto-bar “Tipsy” where one can enjoy their drinks with a touch of tasteful Bohri cuisine. The rooms are well equipped with television, telephone service, internet, tea and coffee maker, mini-bar, electronic safe and individual temperature controls, to ensure a comfortable stay. The per-night cost is 6500 Rs.
Famous for its water park and kid-friendly outdoor activities, the Kumar Resort is located on the old Lonavala Pune expressway and is completely worth the price. The rooms have balconies facing the pool. The resort is very close to the main market where we can buy all sorts of food items like fudges and chocolates and other sweets. It is very close to Sunil’s wax museum and guests can enjoy free breakfast, on-site restaurants, and a lounge during their stay. The resort is maintained well and the hygiene levels are maintained in the rooms as well as the swimming pool. It is very safe for kids with a lifeguard always on duty. Per night cost is as low as for 3000 Rs.
Tucked in the corner of Lonavala is this serene and picturesque resort with stunning amenities and a perfect place to get away from the mundane routine of one’s life. The accommodation is in the form of small villas or cottages that can accommodate 4-5 people, and have a balcony with a garden view or poolside view. Zara’s Resort is an ideal place to unwind with mouth-watering Indian and global cuisines cooked in the resort itself with utmost hygiene and care. The cost is 3500 INR per night per room.
The Rhythm Hotel follows a very different concept from the others, it is an all-suite luxury hotel offering a premium collection of 84 beautifully adorned Cyprus and Banana Suites with an all-day café and restaurant, lagoon pool, kids pool, relaxing spa and a lounge bar for sheer indulgence and relaxation. A fitness club, library, and a corner store are other features of the hotel. Known for its green atmosphere with blooming flowers and plants all around gives the feeling of serenity and tranquillity that no other place has to offer. The cost is 7000 Rs. per night for a suite.
Imperial Grande is a 3-star hotel with an excellent location overall and for sightseeing, getting around recreation and dining. Very close to the Karla caves and Kune falls and ideal location for hiking and camping as well. The rooms though not very fancy is well equipped and is good value for money. The food is decent and service is quick. it is a good location to spend some quality family time. Per night cost goes up to 3000 Rs.
Nestled in the lush surrounding Tiger point, Misty Meadows Resort is spread over 2 acres of land and is a home away from home. Known for its excellent hospitality and warmth, the resort offers an exotic stay, excellent food and much more within the Serene surroundings of the place. Olive and Spice is the multicuisine restaurant serving a range of cuisines and mocktails. The per-night cost is approximately 3500 Rs.
one of the most exclusive hotels in Khandala, Lonavala located conveniently across the Mumbai Pune expressway. The rooms have a splendid view of the Western Ghats and the resort is nestled amidst mother nature, thus ensuring you the best relaxation resort. Whether you’re craving a midnight snack or a scheduled meal of the day, they are always happy to help and ensure a quick service of international cuisine and well as Indian cuisine prepared in a different way. The resort is adorned with 80 deluxe rooms having separate balconies for a breath-taking view. An outdoor swimming pool is just as important as anything else in the resort and makes your trip fun. They also have events like magic shows, Karaoke nights and barbeque parties during the weekend when the hotel is full. The per-night cost is 5,500 Rs.
Crystal County Resort is nestled in a serene and virgin setting at Lonavala, strategically located between Khandala and Lonavala on the old Mumbai – Pune highway. The Resort is placed in a lively setting between the Western Ghats. Room features include a Tv, minibar, shower and tub, radio, free internet connection and access to the swimming pool any time of the day. Room types are suites and family resorts. The hotel is not only ideal for a family vacation but also for a conference or other official events. Staff is always willing to carry out tasks for the comfort of the guests. the hotel also has indoor game facilities and a bone fireplace with a mini-library. Breakfast is the only meal included in the package. The per night package starts at 3500 Rs.
Amanzi Resort – TSG’s 14 Best Hotels & Resorts In Lonavala
Amanzi Resort is one of the premium and expensive luxury hotels in Lonavala that is slightly a little heavy on the pocket. The location is beyond imagination, one side is bounded by the Sahyadri Ranges and the other with the blue-green water of Pawana lake. Being a luxury hotel, the rooms are adorned with teak wood furniture and have two balconies facing the valley, and the specialty of the room is a private pool so that you can enjoy the utmost privacy and make the most of your trip. It is the ideal place for camping, paragliding, trekking, and kayaking. These activities can be arranged by the hotel and are inclusive in the package. The property is full of green lawns and resting chairs at every corner. They give their guests the option of customized dining as well, with the menu of your choice and location can be in the lawns or by the lake. The villas are peaceful and away from any highway making it an ideal place to rejuvenate. The per-night cost as mentioned above is higher than the other resorts, it is 9000 INR per night for a villa.
Set on 2 leafy hectares beside a lake, Mystica Resort is 2 km from Kune Falls and 3 km from the Khandala train station. Upgraded rooms have minifridges, sofas, whirlpool tubs, and/or tea and coffee making facilities. Room service is available 24/7. Amenities include a BBQ eatery and a floating restaurant on a docked boat, along with a gym and an outdoor pool. There’s a meeting/event space. Overall the resort provides a pleasant experience and is a must-visit. The per-night cost is about 5000 Rs.
Aamby Valley City
They say save the best for the last, and that is precisely what I have done. This is personally my favorite. The Aamby Valley City is a township resort formerly owned by Sahara and located between Lonavala. It is an experience of its own and one must have never guessed that a location as tiny as Lonavala would have another small town within itself. An absolute treat for the soul, the town has a lake of its own with water sports activities under the supervision and a variety of restaurants and bars for each day of the week. The accommodation is in the form of bungalows, furnished in wood and has about 4-5 rooms with balconies and a parking space and a personal lawn and jacuzzi. It’s a town without any traffic and noise and the only sounds you can hear are that of the waves of the water in the lake and the birds chirping. Entertainment and outdoor activities know no bounds here, every sport is played here and equipment for everything is available. Some of the bungalows are bought but some are available to be rented for a holiday. It is a self-sufficient and safe place, totally worth the money. Per night costs starting at 12,000 INR per night.
The majority of the tourists here come to unwind and relax and enjoy the positivity that Lonavala has to offer and return back home only to come back to Lonavala again and again. One can never have enough of this serene hill station. Now Lonavala has urbanized a lot with the development of malls and supermarkets but still holds a special charm as a hill station. It is and will always be the best getaway for people living in Mumbai and Pune as well as people from all over India who want to discover this hidden gem in the heart of Maharashtra.