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You get the entire cottage to yourself. This includes the spacious living room, the fully equipped kitchen and four rooms with attached bath. Three rooms ( Room No 2, 3 and 4) are connected to the living room and kitchen. The fourth room (Room No 1) has an independent entry.
For the duration of the stay, you will be attended to by a caretaker, cooks and orderlies. The house is good for families, office-colleagues, or group of friends for lounging, meetings, get-togethers or reunions. This is suitable for a group of 8 people or more. (The price quoted here is for the four rooms, the living room and the kitchen).
Food: Pahari / Vegan Meals and More
Breakfast is included in the tariff. Kindly note the breakfast timings are from 8 am to 10 am only.
We have an in-house menu should you want to order lunch or dinner.
Pahari Meals: We offer Pahari meals on special order. Kindly give advance notice to the chef for any Pahari meal.
How to get here
One can take the Shatabdi Train to Kalka from New Delhi. Then a connecting Toy-Train from Kalka to Shimla. Or one can do the Kalka-Shimla journey in a cab (Ola works too). Volvo bus service from New Delhi is also another good option. (Please check Himachal Bhavan for timings ph: 0172 263 8285.
New low cost New Delhi -Shimla flights were introduced in 2017. Kindly check with your travel agent for details.
When you enter Shimla take the road via Chotta Shimla. This road meanders through a forest and goes by St. Bedes College from where the house is about 800 meters away. Its on the Engine Ghar road in Sanjauli.
The house is over 2 kms from The Mall (via Snowdon Hospital). A cab will take about 5 minutes to The Mall.
1) We have segregated spaces for all guests so kindly do not venture into any common areas. The guests would not be expected to linger on the stairs (for photos etc ) while entering and exiting the building.
2) There will be extra bed-linen, towels etc kept in your room for the duration of your stay. There will be no room-service (changing linen, room cleaning) or any other housekeeping task by which physical distancing is compromised.
3) Kindly ensure that everyone including kids are wearing masks on arrival and departure. Kindly do not linger on the main road (for photos etc) during departure or arrival.
4) Guests are expected to sanitize their hands at the sanitiser at the gate, before entering the building.
5)We would prefer if you come with a Covid-19 negative certificate from a certified lab.
6)All guests including children will be thermally scanned during checkin. If a guest is running temperature , he shall be referred to the designated medical facility. The booking will be cancelled and the guest refunded fully.
(Please remember you are coming to a Green-zone. Hope you will appreciate that for your safety and ours, we have to follow the Covid-19 guidelines strictly.
If a guest breaches faith and violates the covid-19 guidelines , the Government has mandated us to inform the authorities immediately whereby the booking shall be cancelled with immediate effect and the security amount forfeited.)