Synonymous with Nainital, Mall Road is a tourist heaven dotted with hotels, restaurants, shopping complexes and is flanked by the iconic Naini Lake to its left. Constructed during the British Raj, this road runs through the heart of Nainital connecting Tallital with Mallital. With the entry of heavy vehicles prohibited and parking not allowed, an evening stroll down Mall Road is an ideal way to go local and explore Nainital. Supporting the very first statement made, there are scores of hotels on Mall Road that offer varied accommodation options. Have money and don’t mind spending lavishly? Do check-in to one of the posh Lakeside hotels on Mall Road. For those looking to save, there are a number of budget properties along Mall Road to choose from. Apart from these, several 2-star and 3-star rated hotels on Mall Road promise comfort and quality accommodation. Popular tourist attractions close to Mall Road include the Cantonment Shopping Center, Appu Ghar, the G.B Pant Altitude Zoo and the famous Boat House Club Ltd where tourists need to pay a small fee or be referred by a member to access the facilities of this erstwhile club that now plays host to an annual Regatta, held in June and October, and as well as the All India Bridge Tournament in September.