SaffronStays SaffronStays Honeystone - Villa in Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh

SaffronStays Honeystone - Villa in Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh

Quick Takeaways


  • SaffronStays Honeystone is located in Narkanda, India's first ski-town in Shimla district. The home is on the old Hindustan-Tibet Road (now NH5) and a 6-hour drive from Chandigarh making it an ideal weekend getaway.

  • This 5-bedroom home is in the middle of a coniferous pine forest and offers spectacular views of the mountains. Just imagine them covered in a white blanket during a snowfall in the winter!

  • This stone and wood house has 2 villas which together comprises of 5 bedrooms. The lower villa consists of 2 bedrooms and the upper villa comprises of 3 bedrooms.

  • Enjoy a hearty English breakfast or authentic Himachali food in the open lawns. And don't forget to gorge on wood-fired pizzas!

  • A steaming hot shower in the open or a sauna session during the chilly weather should be on your to-do list.

  • Enjoy the views of the valley from the home, revel in the warmth of the indoor fireplace or plan a night of stargazing in the outdoor bonfire area.

  • The home is on the way to Hatu Peak, a tourist spot that is 12000 feet above sea level offering a 360° view of the Dhauladhar and Sivalik Mountain Ranges. Tani Jubbar Lake is also close to the home, just 10 km away.

  • One can visit Thanedar (15 km from the home), the place where Samuel Satyanand Stokes first introduced apple production in India. We have a home SaffronStays Thanedhar Estate with apple and cherry orchards which you can explore.

General
  • Television
  • WiFi and Internet
  • Air Conditioner
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Swimming Pool
Food and Drinks
  • Breakfast included
  • Only Vegetarian or Jain Meals
  • Meals provided at extra cost
  • Meals included in Tariff
  • Self Catered
  • Meals not provided
Social
  • Child friendly
  • Elderly Friendly
  • Pet Friendly
  • LGBTQ Friendly
Other
  • Alcohol Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Genset
  • Parking Available
  • Accommodation For Driver
  • Towels and Toiletries
  • Inverter
Occasions
  • Pre Wedding Photoshoots 43
  • Proposal or Anniversary or Babymoon
  • Small Weddings
  • Sundowners
  • Anniversary Celebrations
  • Milestone Birthdays
  • Corporate Offsites 52
  • Strategic Meetings
  • Day Events and Kitty Parties 57
  • Birthdays and Celebrations 59
  • Clubbing
  • Adventure
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife
  • Dining
  • Nature
  • Theatre Or Films
  • Historical monuments
  • Street food
  • Geographical wonders
  • Beach
  • Places of worship
  • Amusement park
  • Museums and Art
  • Business District
  • Transit
  • AVAILABLE
  • BOOKED
  • SPECIAL RATES
  • UNAVAILABLE
* In case a date does not have text inside it, it means default rates of the property apply OR status is "Available"
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SaffronStays Recommends

- Enjoy with a hearty English breakfast or authentic Himachali food in the open lawns. Don't forget to gorge on wood-fired pizzas!
- Indulge in a stargazing session by the warmth of the outdoor bonfire
- A sauna session or a steaming hot shower in the outdoor shower area during the chilly weather
- Take a walk in the orchard surrounding the home

About the Home

"SaffronStays Honeystone has 2 wooden houses which comprise of 5-bedrooms. This stone and wood house is located in Narkanda in Shimla district. Located 176 km from Chandigarh, your weekend getaway plans will be sorted. Narkhanda, India's first ski destination is also known for cherry and apple orchards as well. One can visit Thanedar (15 km from the home), the place where Samuel Satyanand Stokes first introduced apple production in India.

The two wooden houses are connected by a cobbled stone staircase and each villa has a bonfire area and a well-manicured lawn. While the lower villa consists of 2 bedrooms, the upper villa comprises of 3 bedrooms. Enjoy the views of the valley from the home, revel in the warmth of the indoor fireplace or plan a night of stargazing in the outdoor bonfire area. Experience stunning snowfall in Narkanda as the valley gets covered in a white blanket. The home is the perfect mountain retreat which allows you to rejuvenate in peace.

The home is surrounded by beautiful spots that you cannot miss. Visit Hatu Peak which is just 4 km away and Tani Jubbar Lake which is 10 km from the home. And don't forget to zip down the ski slopes!"

Please Note

- Extra-person charges are inclusive of breakfast and dinner
- Sauna facility is available at an additional charge

Meal arrangements

The tariff is inclusive of breakfast and dinner. Lunch can be availed at an additional cost of INR 1000 per person, per day for adults and INR 750 per child, per day for kids.
Inform the concierge team whether you want to opt-in for the meals and your meal preferences 48 hours prior to check-in. Meal charges have to be paid online at the time of booking, 5% GST is applicable on the same.
Fish and mutton preparations shall be charged extra, at actuals which is payable in cash to the caretaker onsite. Please inform in advance, to allow our caretaker to procure the same.

Click here to view the sample menu.

Meal Charges Breakfast and Dinner (₹) All Meals (₹)
Adult - Veg15001500
Adult - Non Veg15001500
Children - Veg10001000
Children - Non Veg10001000

Charges Available at Dinner (₹)
Barbecue1500

These are all charges Per Person, Per Night (Excluding GST)


Stay and accessibility

Yes, our home is child-friendly. There is plenty of space to run around and many indoor activities that will keep your children occupied.

No, our home is not senior citizen- friendly.

No, our home is not wheelchair accessible.

No, this is not a pet-friendly villa.

From Chandigarh Airport follow NH5 to MDR9 in Kumarhatti. Head towards Old Bus Stand road in Shimla. Take Circular Road and Dhalli Bypass to NH5 in Dhalli. Head towards Narkanda and take the road which goes to Hatu peak. While going towards the Hatu peak there is a signage board of Skyline villa rental.

Accommodation

You can either book one room or the entire home, depending upon the number of people travelling with you. If you would like to book the entire villa, please select the maximum number of rooms possible.

Yes, driver accommodation is available. 2 people can be accommodated in the driver accommodation.

Free parking is available onsite. There is parking space for 4 cars.

Yes, the home has a garden/lawn area within the premises that could be used for outdoor picnic activities.

Others

Yes, we do allow events/shoots at the villa, subject to Home Owner's approval.

There is a caretaker onsite.

Yes, we do allow unmarried couples. They should both be adults and should have with them government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in.

Absolutely, but all guests have to be adults and government-approved Photo IDs that clearly show the address must be provided to the caretaker during Check-in

Room specifics

2 extra mattresses can be arranged per room. Our home has adequate bed sheets, blankets and pillows for extra bedding.

Our bedrooms have lovely queen-sized beds. There are single beds on the loft. All our mattresses have mattress protectors.

Yes, we provide toiletries like soap, shampoo, toilet paper, towels, etc.

Our home is surrounded by greenery and it is cool throughout the day. Our home is not air-conditioned but all the rooms have been furnished with fans.

No, there is no WiFi available. There is adequate network connectivity, if not 3G then 2G.

Yes, we have a backup genset in case of rare occasions of power failure.

Food and Beverages

Breakfast will be served from 8 am to 9 am Lunch will be served from 2 pm to 3 pm Dinner will be served from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm The tariff is inclusive of breakfast and dinner. Lunch can be availed at an additional cost of INR 1500 per person, per day for adults and INR 500 per child, per day for kids. Inform the concierge team whether you want to opt-in for the meals and your meal preferences 48 hours prior to check-in. Meal charges have to be paid online at the time of booking, 5% GST is applicable on the same. Fish and mutton preparations shall be charged extra, at actuals which is payable in cash to the caretaker onsite. Please inform in advance, to allow our caretaker to procure the same.

Yes, you can use the common fridge to store food/beverages. In case there are other guests on site, please adjust and use the common fridge accordingly.

Yes, alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. There is ample ice stocked in the fridge.

Guests are not allowed to access the kitchen or order outside food.

Payments

A Guest is entitled to a refund of 75% if he/she cancels the confirmed booking upto 15 days before the Date of Check-In (before 1 PM). A Guest is entitled to a refund of 50% if he/she cancels the confirmed booking upto 7 days before the Date of Check-In (before 1 PM) If the Guest cancels within 7 days of the Date of Check-In, he/she is entitled to no refund.

Unfortunately, there is no option for part payment. Guests are required to pay 100% of the payment before check-in.

Once you have chosen your dates and your booking has been accepted, you will receive a payment link where the payment can be processed. In case you're unable to make an online payment through the link, you could also deposit the cash in our bank account directly. We also offer other options like PayTM, NEFT/IMPS or UPI.

All additional payments (such as extra meals, pet charges, etc.) will have to be paid to the caretaker onsite in cash at the end of your stay. In special circumstances, we do accept these payments through PayTM.

A security deposit of INR 5000, per room, is to be paid online two days prior to check-in. If no damages are observed, the deposit will be returned by NEFT within 5 business days after check-out.

Things to do

Nature lovers can set out on nature trails and explore the exotic flora and fauna around. Take a tour of the town. Visit the Himalayan Bird Park, Gorton Castle and Shimla Heritage Museum. Take a dip in the Chadwick falls and experience the thrill of travelling via Jakhu Ropeway.

House Rules

Given the location of our home, playing loud music is allowed within a limit and during specific time/hours. Guests are requested to respect our neighbours and keep the noise level mild and within the villa.

Yes, smoking is allowed but strictly not inside the home. If you wish to smoke, please do so outside in the garden/lawn area. Alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. We do not encourage late night revelry or loud music.

Check-in time at 1 pm and check-out time is 10 am. Please note that check-out timings are strict as we need to ready the rooms for our next booking. Guests are requested to respect the timing of other guests as well. In case you wish to check in a little early or check out a little late, do inform us at the time of booking.

As required by law, all adults have to provide their government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in. Your co-operation is of utmost importance to us.

Guests are strictly prohibited from crossing into neighbouring properties under any circumstances. We request our guests to respect the privacy and personal space of our neighbours.

Safety

There is no watchman, but a caretaker onsite.

Yes, our home has a stone wall surrounding the premises.

Yes, we do have a first-aid kid onsite.

The villa is well lit up. There is enough lighting even in the surrounding areas i.e lawns, grounds.

Yes, there are CCTV cameras installed in the exteriors.

How to get there

While roads connecting to the property are good, guests are advised to check the road and weather conditions before leaving for a road trip. Our home is cool and breezy round the year, so you could visit at anytime.

Take a bus till Narkanda. From Narkanda you can hire local taxi cabs

Pets

There are 2 pet dogs on the property.


Views 9290 time(s)
Normal capacity (per Room) 2
Extra People allowed (per Room) 2
Num of Rooms 5
MAXIMUM CAPACITY 20
Security Deposit (per Room booked) 5000
Check In 1 PM
Check Out 10 AM
Cancellation Policy Strict

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