Looking to get away from the heat of Mumbai? Welcome to Mahabaleshwar, the erstwhile summer capital of the British Raj and one of the last evergreen forests of India! About 285 km from Mumbai and 120 km from Pune, the three villages of Mahabaleshwar offer a breath of fresh air away from the pollution of the city.Hotels in Mahabaleshwar There are quite a number of premium hotels and luxury resorts in Mahabaleshwar that cater tourists that flock this city. Offering amenities like on-site restaurants, swimming pools, jacuzzis and cottages overlooking the valley, tourists are spoilt for choice when it comes to zeroing in on a hotel to put up at. There are plenty of hotels are available near Monkey point, Kate's Point and Arthur's Seat. However, if you are on the lookout for accommodation close to these tourist places, be ready to shell out a lot.
Lately to join the bandwagon of budget properties in Mahabaleshwar, Treebo Residency at Ganeshpeth offers great accommodation without burning a hole in your pocket. This hotel boasts of having an in-house restaurant and a recreational room where guests can challenge each other to a round of chess or table tennis. What sets this place apart is its top-notch service and amenities that include free Wi-Fi and toiletries and complimentary breakfast during your stay at the hotel. What’s more, the rooms here are moderately priced.
This place is mentioned in literary work written way back in 1215. However, only in 1829-30, the perennially wonderful climate, the waterfalls and the clean air lured the British to Mahabaleshwar. Since then, a number of places have been made accessible to the common man. If you are a fan of Indian architecture, then there is no better place than Mahabaleshwar with its 5 temples built at the origin of 7 rivers. Monkey Point allows you to adore a naturally sculpted statue of the 3 Wise Monkeys of Gandhiji. Head to Venna Lake to enjoy boating surrounded by the scenic beauty of perennial waterfalls around you. You must try out some local strawberry ice cream made here.