Gangtok is the modern capital of Sikkim and is pleasantly energetic. Blessed with breathtaking views at every turn, this hill station offers abundant natural beauty. The routes in Gangtok are dotted with sprawling tea estates, opulent monasteries and meandering hills. Visit the Nathula which is always crowded with a large number of tourists as it is situated on the border of India and China. Capture the sight of the famous stupa in Sikkim, Do Drul Chorten. Head to the beautiful Tsomgo Lake which is considered to be a holy lake and is worshipped by the locals. Tashi Viewpoint offers spectacular views of the snow-clad peaks of Kancenjunga.
While exploring these beautiful sights, it is important to head back to a place where you can unwind and refresh yourself the next day. Here are a few Gangtok hotels that you can choose to stay at:
Mayfair Spa Resort and Casino
The stunning Mayfair Resort and Spa is situated at a distance of about 10 kms from Gangtok. The famous Namgyal and Rumtek Monasteries are also in close vicinity to the resort. The resort constructed with an inspiration from Buddhist architecture and displays a blend of Sikkim’s traditional heritage as well as modernity. It is also the only five-star resort which offers on-shore gaming casino. There is a variety of accommodation that you can choose from such as rooms, cottages, family rooms, suites, and villas. Take a dip in the swimming pool or go boating, Mayfair is an ideal pad to stay at.
Hotel Tara Palace
One of the best features of staying at Hotel Tara Palace is that it is located near most of the tourist attractions. Accommodation at the hotel is available in the form of deluxe studio, superior family, deluxe and suite rooms. The rooms offers scenic views of the pristine Gangtok Valley and snow-covered mountains. The hotel also provides babysitting facility so that you can step out and shop comfortably. If you have senior citizens in the family, you can make use of the wheelchair facility. Unwind at the bar or relish on delectable cuisines at the restaurant. There is also a coffee-shop where you can sip on hot brews and enjoy your evening snacks.
Hotel New Castle
Nestled amidst lush greens, Hotel New Castle offers warm hospitality to its guests. The location of the hotel is an added advantage for guests as it is located in Deorali. With reasonable accommodation as deluxe rooms, a multi-cuisine restaurant, and beautiful views, Hotel New Castle is an affordable option to stay in. Unwind at the bar which stocks domestic, international liquor including Chaang which is the Sikkimese brew on demand. You don’t have to worry about travelling around the city as the hotel provides car rental services to its guests as well. There is also a bakery at the hotel where you can indulge in some yummy cakes and other confectionaries.