Top 14 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Nainital, India - Updated 2022

airbnb Nainital, India

Set on the outer foothills of the Himalayas, Nainital is a resort city over 6,000 feet above sea level. The city is set in a valley with a mango shaped lake located right in the middle. Many people climb the surrounding mountains to get amazing views of the city, lake, and expansive valley and it is believed that the lake is one of the 64 religious sites where parts of the charred body of Sati fell on earth while being carried by Lord Shiva. Take a day out on the lake, hike the local mountains at Naini Peak, or take a horse to Tiffin Top and take in the views. Book a stay in one of these great Airbnb vacation rentals in Nainital, India, and breathe in the fresh mountain air.

1. Orchard homestay (from USD 29)

Enjoy staying in this spacious accommodation with a huge lawn, garden space and best of all - a scenic view of Nainital. The suite size studio room has two double beds and one single bed and there is also a small dressing room space. It’s a great place for families or groups of friends looking to stay in Nainital. The area is a shared space and guests have access to every area of the house, personalized meals can also be made upon request but alcohol is strictly prohibited.

Prashant’s Homestay Nainital: Orchard
Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
52 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was lovely experience to have breakfast sitting in the garden enjoying the breathtaking view of nainital lake
do not miss out on aunty's poori bhaji for breakfast :)
the lunch and breakfast too was quite delicious
uncle and aunty are sweet and they did everything in their capacity to make the stay comfortable
the best room out of all the room (they have 4 rooms) is "orchard"
place is clean as you expect a clean house to be
room was nice clean warm and spacious
the house is spacious beautiful and spotless clean
the rooms were very neat and clean
nice clean place with all utilities
the host was very good
hosts: prashant and his mother were very welcoming and approachable
thanks for being wonderful host
hosts show great warmth and hospitality and prashant is easy to reach out to
the hosts were kind enough to arrange a bonfire during our stay
a very beautiful place located in a peaceful neighborhood
the location is a 'climb to heaven'
it is a clear 30 mins walk for senior citizens like us
one of the best location i could see entire nainital while standing in garden
we had a wonderful stay at the place more than what we had expected
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2. Haven homestay (from USD 32)

This cosy room is perfect for travellers going solo or couples looking for a nice and cosy private room. The home is large and spacious and perfect for hanging out around and getting back to nature. The large yard, terrace and garden space are perfect for having your morning cup of tea and soaking up the sun before your hike or day out in nature. Breakfasts and dinners can be provided upon request and the home is a quiet and peaceful place and should be respected as such.

Prashant’s Homestay Nainital: Haven
Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
92 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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room was perfect our highlight was sitting on the balcony watching the sunset
the rooms supremely cozy
cozy rooms jhoola outside where you can enjoy lake view with a sip of tea and relax
the cozy rooms the beautiful lawn and a breathtaking view of naini lake is absolutely brilliant
perfectly done room beautiful garden amazing view of the lake
the place is clean and comfy
the room was very clean n cozy
well accomodated detailed and clean room with a beautiful garden
rooms were clean and description was accurate
the bathroom is clean and has a good geyser
the host made sure our stay was comfortable and feel like home
prashant is a wonderful host
prashant is a great host
cheers to prashant and family for being such a nice host
hosts are caring and friendly in nature
location is up a hill but that’s what makes this place so special
it was like visiting a very close relative
the place is really very comforting and relaxing
wonderful location and amazing host
if you are looking for a peaceful get-away amidst homely environment then this is the place for you
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3. Endcliff cottage (from USD 50)

Set among the lush natural landscape of Nainital, this home is a perfect place for solo travellers or couples looking to escape the city life and get back to nature for a while. The home is close to many hiking and walking trails so make sure to bring your gear with you for the mountain treks! The house is modern but has some old world charm. There are two bedrooms with an attached bathroom on both of them as well as a living room with TV. The kitchen is fully functional and the terrace and garden space are beautiful and worth spending lots of time in.

Parn Kuti Cottage (Entire Top Floor) Nainital
Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
71 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

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the house is beautiful with thoughtfully arranged furniture’s and lighting’s and a well equipped kitchen
comfortable except most of apartment not heated so cold in fall and winter
uncle and aunt are really two pure souls the breakfast they offered was a delight
uncle and aunty live in ground floor are friendly provided us tasty homemade breakfast and our delight to chat
the house is beautiful with more than enough space for 4 people with well equipped bedrooms and bathrooms
clean and bed comfortable
the rooms were clean and beautiful
place was sparkling clean
the rooms are cosy clean and elegant
a lovely clean and beautiful house with almost all basic facilities
the hosts are too good and the hospitality was superb
hosts are polite and friendly
wished the host were as welcoming as the rooms
the hosts were lovely welcoming and gave us our privacy
kudos to the hospitality of the hosts which clearly surpasses any hotel standards :)
a peaceful place near to main market
place is really beautiful and near to lake
walking distance to lake and mall road (main attractions in nainital)
very close to main market still very peaceful
very peaceful location tucked away in a quiet corner a little above the lake
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4. Cottage by the woods, Vienna Lodge (from USD 181)

Spend some time in the landscape of the Himalayas in this perfect family style cottage home. A perfect getaway place for groups of up to eight people who want to get back to nature. The Arayapatta forest is located behind the cottage and is home to tons of exotic wildlife, while the home itself offers amazing views of Nainital. The home isn’t too far away from the town but is at the same time, secluded and tranquil. The kitchen comes fully equipped and Wi-Fi is also included.

Cottage by The Woods, Vienna Lodge
Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
21 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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ps: wifi didn’t connect but as we were in a beautiful location it didn’t bother us
extremely comfortable for 3 couples
we arrived early and found a wonderfully clean cozy cottage
kudos ṭo the host and special thanks to kailash and dinesh the help
quiet and nice and comfortable with a great host who makes sure you get what you want
the host is great and very warm the guys working for them are very helpful
the place is very nice and i loved the location
its an amazing place for weekend getaway
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5. Devi Niwas Cottage (from USD 95)

This large cottage can accommodate up to eight people and is a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and just get back to nature. The town is only a five-minute walk away where you can find restaurants. However, a cook can be arranged to come over and make guests breakfast every morning for a small fee. Enjoy a cup of tea while you look at the spectacular mountain view. Linens and essentials are both included.

Devi Niwas Cottage
Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
19 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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a nice& clean place to have a holiday
amazing host and care taker
the host was very helpful and had amazing hospitality
host and the staff is very friendly and always happy to help
care taker laxman bhaiya was very helpful
the hosts were very considerate and interaction with them was great
nice place well furnished and located at a great point near the naini retreat
the best location for trekking to tiffin top
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6. Cottage in the heart of Nainital (from USD 81)

If you’re travelling with a lot of people, then this space is the one for you. With enough room to sleep up to fifteen people, you’ll have tons of room here. The lake is a five-minute walk away and Mall Road is only a ten-minute walk away. The wooden interiors give a homey and cosy atmosphere and make the place unique. Three bathrooms are attached to bedrooms and the living room and balcony give amazing views of the mountains. The home also comes with a caretaker that can help with any needs you have during your stay. Guests have access to every room except the kitchen.

Luxury Wooden Villa Home Nainital (4 Bedroom 6 Bed
Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
46 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 6 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
cottage is clean and well maintained
cleanliness is taken care of
the rooms were neat and clean
the owner was very accessible and understanding and provided us great flexibility and support
host was kind enough to get us entry into members only boat house club
he was kind enough to take us to the boat house club for a lovely evening
the caretaker provides excellent food and great service
varun is a great host and he is always available for anything you might need
here are the pros and cons we found - pros: the location of the house was pretty good
the place is very centrally located and is like a home away from home
good place for two close families if you are looking for home away from home
this place is totally value for money
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7. A serviced home with a fireplace (from USD 310)

Unwind at this serviced home that will welcome you with the warmth of its fireplace and the sweet aroma that comes from the homemade, delicious meals prepared by the in-house cook. Sleep comfortably in one of the three bedrooms available. Enter the kitchen and you will find a stock of green and Darjeeling tea, among other things. Relax under the gazebo, as you sip your favorite drink and wait for the cook to bring you tasty snacks. Bring all your loved ones to stay together here, because the house can accommodate eight people.

☆☆☆☆☆ 3 BDR Lennys Den - Villa, Cook & Garden
Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
35 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire villa 3 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

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nice beautiful cozy place with talented chef jitendra to serve you with superb delicacies
over all the stay was very comfortable and relaxing
the place is sparkling clean and is beautifully done
aunty will provide you a neat and clean atmosphere there
barbeque at night was delicious add to that bon fire and a really clean and neat house
lenny's den (villa) is at very nice place cleanliness also maintained by housekeepers
it is a very very good property nice location nice services very neat and clean and well maintain property
staff is awesome and they care like family
the staff was extremely humble and welcoming
excellent hospitality well maintained house and awesome staff
fantastic staff and great tasting food
staff is highly trained and well versed in their doing
if you are travelling to bhimtal naintal or in the region this is a fantastic place to stay
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8. Relaxing open plan cottage with lake views (from USD 33)

Enjoy waking up to a stunning view of the Naini Lake in this relaxing cottage situated in the heart of a secure neighborhood away from the bustling city center. Rest comfortably in a double bed right after taking a relaxing shower in the spacious bathroom with a full wall mirror and provided toiletries. There’s a laptop-friendly workspace for those who need to do some work. The spacious flat also has a long sofa for lounging. Travelers who drove up to the lake may use the free parking on the premises.

Aspen Cottage (with lake view)
15 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 3 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from both the room and living room is simply breathtaking
a cosy quiet room with a beautiful view
room was very clean and we had good facilities like room heater and heated blankets
a beautiful apartment and an even beautiful couple
place is very clean and nice
the host is extremely friendly and knowledgeable
raj and amrita are amazing hosts
amita and raj are wonderful hosts
raj sir & amrita mam were gracious hosts and even better human beings
the hosts will take care of your each and every need will guide you through your tour
i could write on forever about the goodness of this place
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9. Charming apartment in the Ayarpatha forest (from USD 46)

Travelers who enjoy being away from the city will like this charming two-bedroom apartment that can accommodate guests of four. Ideally, for small families or groups of friends, this flat has a double bed and two single beds in three separate bedrooms. Long showers won’t be an issue since there are two bathrooms for guests to use.

There’s hot water, and shower essentials provided for convenience. Other amenities include a crib and high chair for those traveling with young children. Families can also make use of the fully-equipped kitchen or chill by the patio balcony while watching the sunset by the lake, a perfect way to end the day exploring the Ayarpatha forest.

Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
89 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
the place is quiet and comfortable
amazing place clean fresh warm and well equipped
rooms are cozy nicely done clean balcony takes the crown
outstanding welcome by the host mr
ravi is an excellent host
thank you for hosting us :)
caretaker of the property was helpful
ravi the host is a great person and that makes it more exiting to stay
a good cosy place in the heart of the town well maintained
if you love nature this is an idyllic location as there's plenty of walking and wildlife to see
you have to be a pro hill driver else they would help in parking the vehicle near by
ps: if you are a good driver you can park your vehicle easily
nice place for weekend holidays
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10. Fully furnished apartment (from USD 24)

Experience the peace and tranquility of the beautiful Nainital lake from this fully furnished apartment in the heart of the city. The space has different accommodations available and around the property guests can find a large garden out in front, an organic greenhouse farm as well as a huge backyard where you can read, soak up some sun and read a good book. The kitchen is supplied with basic utensils and ware to cook basic things. Essentials and TV are also included.

1 BHK Furnished Apartment
Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
9 reviews
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the host was super accommodating and very helpful
the host was great and helped in everything right from food travel and giving suggestions
be prepared to walk for reaching city square
lovely quiet location away from main high street
abhishek was really helpful with all our arrangements starting from kathgodam railway station and ending at kathgodam  station
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11. Classic suite room

This room is located in a heritage hotel built in the year 1820 by the royal family of Kumaon. The room comes with a large comfy bed and an attached bathroom and a fireplace that can be used upon request. The wood flooring and colonial style architecture give the room a very old world vibe. The balcony allows for guests to enjoy a beautiful 360-degree view of the town and lake. Breakfast and dinner are also included in the price and essentials as well as Wi-Fi are included.

Classic Suite Rooms at Seasons Silent Trail
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

12. Perfect cosy family home

A cosy two-bedroom home is in the heart of Nainital that’s just down the road from many shops and places of interest. The apartment is peaceful and cosy and offers great views of the lake. The kitchen is fully equipped and for people with a vehicle, there is a parking space available. The room is spacious and bright with a lot of natural light flowing through and just outside the kitchen is a beautiful balcony space with even more great views. The kitchen is fully equipped and laundry facilities are also included.

Perfect Cozy Family HOME
Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
9 reviews
Entire apartment 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

13. Hotel Atithi

Stay in this lovely hotel with amazing views of the hills and lake in Nainital. The lake and the famous Mall Road are only a short distance away and can be walked to. The space is close to nature but not too far away from the town and guests are more than welcome to enjoy a cup of tea on the open terrace and common balcony. Wi-Fi, essentials and linens are provided and guests will also have dining hall access for meals.

Hotel Atithi, Tallital(Foreign Nationals welcome)
Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
4 reviews
Room in hotel 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

14. Lakeview family home for six

See Nainital from a great location when finding accommodations with your family. Big enough for six people, stay at this lake view family home situated beside the Rio Grande Hotel on Kaladhungi road. This one-beroom home has four beds and two bathrooms. It also has a kitchen and dining area, with up to date dishware and cookware. Enjoy watching the serene Naini Lake and get private access for some kayaking or canoeing.

Stairway to Heaven: Family home with great views
Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
15 reviews
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our stay was really comfortable with the amenities provided by the host
the place is clean with all basic amenities available
the apartment was clean spacious well equipped and conveniently located to major attractions
the owners are super cool and very friendly
the host is very prompt and responsive also the caretaker is very warm and helpful person
good experience kudos to rajesh( care taker of the place)
easy check-in process with the caretaker rajesh
the people running the place are very friendly helpful and easy to reach
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Life in the hills

With many of these accommodations located in the surrounding hillside and offering amazing views of the city below, you’ll have great views no matter where you are. The homes are large, spacious and beautiful, perfect for an area that is also natural and gorgeous.

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