Top 10 Homestays In Rishikesh, India - Updated 2022

homestays in rishikesh

Hindu faithful and outdoor lovers flock to this beautiful place year round. Rishikesh, a city in Uttarakhand, is perched on the Himalayas base and along the shores of the holy river Ganges. It boasts temples and ashrams — centers for meditation and yoga studies in the riverside Swarg Ashram. Outdoor activities such as water rafting, kayaking, cliff jumping, and water rafting are popular here. Within the city, you can enjoy an Ayurvedic massage in one of the spas, peruse the local markets, or relish regional cuisines. And like there are endless ways to have fun in this city, the accommodations boast great hospitality. You’ll find homes overlooking the holy river, and rentals set close to the must-see destinations, such as nature trails and temples. Here’s a rundown of the top homestays in Rishikesh, India.

1. Cozy lodge with garden views (from USD 11)

You’ll feel at home in this upscale accommodation, highlighting well-decorated rooms with an open kitchen and a balcony overlooking the garden. Its attached private bathroom comes with free toiletries for your convenience. Magazines and newspapers are delivered to the property daily, which you can skim through on the terrace, with gorgeous surrounding views. If you don’t feel like cooking, there’s a restaurant on-site. The homestay also offers car rental services and free WiFi for your pleasure.

The White House

9.99 User Rating

Address: Gulab Nagar Tapovan Near Inter Collage Rishikesh Rishikesh Tehri Garhwal, Tapovan, Rishikesh, India, 249192

2. Opulent home close to attractions (from USD 16)

Stay close to many local attractions such as Tapovan Main market and Himalayan Yog Ashram while you enjoy all the high-toned comfort provided in Jiva Home. This homestay has tastefully decorated rooms, each graced with beautiful art and equipped with smart TV, seating areas, and a kitchenette. There’s a rooftop seating area, where you can relax and enjoy the mountain views. Plus, lots of hiking opportunities are available around the property. Pets are welcomed, and you’ll have complimentary parking and WiFi at your disposal.

Jiva Home

Wifi Available

Address: Tapovan Road Jivahome opposite Maa Yoga Ashram, Tapovan
Accommodates: 2

Parking Pets allowed Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Safety deposit box WiFi Available

3. Comfortable homestay amidst nature (from USD 7)

If you’re planning to disconnect yourself from everyday life, look no further than this gorgeous accommodation. The homestay is located in a peaceful area, surrounded by lush vegetation and mountains. The spacious rooms are equipped with a wardrobe, bathroom, and balcony. The rooftop deck offers stunning views of the surrounding area and is an ideal place to meditate. For your dining needs, the property offers delicious food at affordable prices. There’s also a tour desk on-site to help you choose the must-see destinations in the city. WiFi is also provided.

Gungun Homestay

9.3 User Rating

Address: Gulab Nagar Near Govt. Inter college, Village Tapovan Tehri Garhwal,, Tapovan, Rishikesh, India, 249192

4. Comfy room away from city’s bustle (from USD 8)

This plush homestay is oriented to make your stay lovely. It’s located in Upla Tapovan, away from the city’s hustle and bustle, yet close to the local attractions such as Patanjali International Yoga Foundation, and Ram and Laxman Jhula. The accommodation boasts complimentary WiFi, a terrace to relax and take in the views of the city, and comfortable rooms with private bathroom. Note that parking is not available.

Madhuvan Home stay

Wifi Available

Address: Upla Tapovan, Near Jashoda Guest House
Accommodates: 2

Terrace Non-smoking rooms Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi Fire extinguishers Invoice provided

5. Modest accommodation with mountain views (from USD 6)

Vansh homestay, located on Laxman Jhula Road, close to Patanjali International Yoga Foundation, is a home away from home. The property is surrounded by lush mountains and offers a terrace to decompress. Each room is equipped with a balcony overlooking the mountains and a private bathroom. Note that there’s no internet access and parking space on the premises.

Vansh homestay

Address: Laxman Jhula Road
Accommodates: 10

Terrace Heating Non-smoking throughout

6. Plush abode near the famous Laxman Jhula (from USD 21)

Sneha Home Stay, a short walk away from Patanjali International Yoga Foundation and Laxman Jhula, offers four well-furnished rooms to choose from. These units come with a private bathroom with hot water and toiletries. Plus, all the rooms have expansive windows offering stunning views of the Ganges river. Housekeeping and shuttle services are provided for your convenience. Plus, keep in mind that parking is not available.

7. Well-equipped homestay with access to a private beach area (from USD 33)

Enjoy high-toned amenities in this upscale homestay that offers access to an exclusive beach area. The beachside accommodation, suitable for a family, comes with a playground for kids and a shared kitchen to make you feel at home. The location is full of nature’s gift to explore. Take a refreshing dip in the outdoor pool after a long day of exploring the city. Alternatively, unwind at the lounge area or the shared garden. Car rental and room service are offered.

Himalaya House Homestay & Tents

Address: Mahadevchatti Near koudiyala, 36 km from Tapovan Rishikesh on Badrinath Road and 1 km trek down

Hiking Tour or class about local culture Special diet menus (on request) Breakfast in the room Beachfront Airport shuttle Outdoor pool Daily housekeeping

8. Homey abode with access to a shared lounge (from USD 54)

This homestay is equipped with tastefully decorated rooms and high-end facilities to grace your Rishikesh getaway. Each unit comes with a smart TV and a private bathroom. An Asian breakfast is served daily, and you can cook your meals in the shared kitchen. For some relaxation, take advantage of the on-site garden and shared lounge. Or, you can explore the area and beyond with the bicycle and car rental available on the property. Airport shuttle and free parking are provided.

Rishikesh home stay

Address: Bhajan Garh Road 169, bhajan garh road dhalwala muni ki reti

CCTV outside property Parking CCTV in common areas Fire extinguishers Newspapers 24-hour security Bike tours Shared kitchen

9. Well-appointed cottage with River Ganga views (from USD 29)

For mesmerizing panoramas of River Ganga and top-notch hospitality, look no further than this cottage. The homestay comes with spacious, well-decorated bedrooms, featuring private bathrooms, smart TVs, and balconies with picturesque vistas. Step out to the holy river and take a dip, or kick back on terrace. Pets are welcome at no extra charge. However, parking isn’t provided.

Ganga View Cottage

Address: Tapovan Road
Accommodates: 4

Pets allowed Terrace Heating Non-smoking throughout Air conditioning

10. Luxurious homestay with modern amenities (from USD 82)

From the glamorous views to the high-end comfort offered in this homestay, your stay will be memorable. Founders Home boasts modern amenities for your pleasure, such as a dedicated spot for yoga or meditation, a gym to exercise, a swimming pool, and more. The rooms are cutely decorated and offer smart TVs, private bathrooms, and a balcony overlooking the holy river Ganga. After a long day, you can unwind in the site’s garden or the rooftop with spectacular vistas of the mountains and river. If you love cooking your meals, there’s a shared kitchen for use. WiFi and parking are complimentary.

Founders Home by I-Create

Wifi Available

Address: F11 Ganga Vatika Retreat Muni Ki Reti
Accommodates: 2

Parking 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning Ironing service

Explore the sacred city of Rishikesh

Rishikesh offers exciting activities to do all year round, from hiking to taking a dip in the holy river. These top homestays in Rishikesh, India, are oriented to help you make your stay the best, whether you’re coming alone or with your family.

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