TWO STAR HOTELS IN MAHABALESHWAR
Mahabaleshwar, a hill station in Maharashtra, was once the summer capital of the British Raj from 1819 up to independence. This quaint town is nestled away in the Sahyadri Mountain range and is home to one of the few evergreen forests in India. The River Krishna that flows through four major states also originates in these hills. The town is separated into three villages and are about 285 km from Mumbai and 120 km from Pune. The nearest railway station is in Satara, about 60 km away and the closest airport is Pune International Airport about 120 km away from the hill station. You can easily travel to the city via state-run and private buses or hire a taxi.Mahabaleshwar attracts a large number of city slickers every year and many hotels have popped up here to accommodate them. If you’re looking for affordable accommodation, choose from a number of comfortable two-star hotels in Mahabaleshwar. They are normally small two to four storey buildings. They are located close to major transportation hubs, intersections, and popular tourist attractions around the city. These hotels are well maintained and offer basic facilities and on-site amenities. Unfortunately most 2-star hotels in Mahabaleshwar do not house restaurants. That shouldn’t be a problem though with the number of affordable well-ranked restaurants around here.Mahabaleshwar has over 25 points of interests and if you’re a fan of Indian architecture, then you can visit the 5 temples built at the origin of 7 rivers. A natural splendor to visit is Monkey Point, a naturally sculpted rock formation that resembles the 3 Wise Monkeys. Strawberries are locally grown in Mahabaleshwar and desserts made from this fruit are worth a try. A few things to do in Mahabaleshwar are boating in Tapola, horse riding around Venna Lake, trekking, and watching the sunrise and sunset at Wilson Point’s and Kate’s Point, respectively. Try local snacks including mulberries, roasted chickpea nuts, carrots, vada pav and more. A few hotels to enjoy a hearty meal are Grapevine, Aman Restaurant, Elsie’s Dairy & Bakery, and Hotel Rajmahal.