Kates Point is a popular tourist landmark in Mahabaleshwar, Maharasthra which stands at a height of 1,290 meters. It is named after Kate, the daughter of the British governor of that time Sir John Malcolm. The original name of the point is Nake Khind and it provides a very beautiful view of the Krishna Valley and the Dhom Dam. The point is at a distance of 6 KM from the market. It is at a distance of 7 KM from the Mahabaleshwar bus station. The nearest railway station is Wathar which is at a distance of 60 KM and the nearest Airport is the Pune International Airport which is at a distance of 120 KM from the point.If you are visiting the city, hotels near Kates Point Mahabaleshwar will provide you with excellent accommodation. The hotels are located centrally and provide a variety of amenities and good services. Hotels in Mahabaleshwar near Kates Point will provide you with cozy rooms, delectable food and takes good care of their guests. There are other famous points in Mahabaleshwar which can also be visited such as the Echo Point, Elephants Head point and the tourists can get a good view of the Sahyadri mountain range from these points. Other interesting places to visit include Pratapgad Fort, Parsi point, Sydney point.If you intend to try out the local cuisine you will be in for a treat. Mahabaleshwar is also famous for Italian cuisine just like the Indian cuisine. Some of the famous restaurants are Swaad Restaurant, Mapro, The Grapevine, Bagicha corner. You can also set out to fill in your shopping bags with various Leather goods, wooden pieces of art and also your baskets with fresh strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries from the Mahabaleshwar town bazar. The Imperial Store is another place to shop for things such as wine, entertaining videos and also medicines in case of emergency. The nights can be spent enjoying the cultural performances that occur on the lake side.
“The room condition was bad... the a/c in the room was in one corner and therefore it was not cooling the room... the fan was not rotating horizontally... the flush in the toilet was not working properlty... the flush nob has fallen apart when we tried to use it...“
Very simple, extremely well maintained,value for money
“We stayed for 4 nights,we had an amazing time, everything begging from cleanliness, maintenance,staff politeness,the food,the farm,the strawberries everything was amazing. We really cherish the hospitality and will suggest all to surely stay there, the food was awesome. Its a complete package. If we“ are going mahabaleshwar it's fixed we'd stay with them. The owner whose farm it is allowed us to visit the farm and pluck strawberry ourselves. That was an additional benefit of staying with them. Very down to earth n simple people. Very happy and thankful to them for such service
“Nice place to stay in mahableswer...Amazing service .Good staff.highly recommended for everyone.the rooms were certainly worth the money.would love to visit again.and would like to recommended this proparty to all who love serene surrounding“
“The overall stay was good except the spread for breakfast was very limited, just poha and bread pakoda one day and upma with thepla isn't worthwhile. The hot beverages were also not warm enough. There should be more varieties for breakfast buffet.“
“Very comfortable stay with friendly staff, room were clean and food is also greatAlll this in a very budget from friendly hotel, location was great view from balcony was breathtaking all the important visit place are very near from the hotel.“
“Hotel is very good and comfortable. Food is bit expensive and breakfast is not up to the mark. Hotel staff are very good and cooperative Hotel needs to improve breakfast quality. I like the maharastian thali“
-abhishekgoel_ca, 27 Jun 2018
Questions & Answers about Hotels near Kates Point,Mahabaleshwar
We have many places we want to visit in Mahabaleshwar, and we have very short time. Is Kate's point worth it, should we visit it?
Asked by Siddharth, 16-04-2018
The views from here are incomparable, and it is easily one of the best view points in Mahabaleshwar. If you visit Kate's point you can also cover lots of other tourist attractions including needle head, elephant's head, and you will also have a view of the river Krishna and Dhom Dam. If you are on a tight schedule, visiting Kate's point means you can cover many other tourist attractions. Additionally you can hire a local tourist guide who will regale you with stories of Bollywood scenes that were shot there.