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Where to Stay in Ladakh

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Featuring Ladakh’s luxe hotels, homestays, and B&Bs

If you want to travel to Ladakh obviously you need a stay. So the question is “Where to Stay in Ladakh ?”.

5 Gorgeous hotels in Ladakh

Hotel Omasila

One of the oldest hotels of Leh, Omasila has long been the favorite of repeat Ladakh visitors, with a dedicated fan following that only grows each season. The wooden floors, old-world Ladakhi decor, and a phenomenal terrace with an abundance of flowers overlooking the mountain view are what folks love most about it. It’s also one of the few hotels that stay open through the stark Ladakhi winter and is a great option for those there for the unique ice hockey matches, the Chadar trek, or other winter trails.
Website:  Hotel Omasila

Zeepata Guesthouse

Tucked in a maze in Upper Changspa, Zeepata guesthouse is a little tricky to find if you’re headed there the first time. It is worth the search though, for Leh is brimming with plenty of budget spots but few have the right mix of quietude, local hospitality, global interaction, and privacy. The rooms are cozy and some also have shared bathrooms, but are spotless. The place is ideal for backpackers who prefer to stay away from traveler ghettos for a more mellow experience.
Website : Zeepata Guesthouse

The Grand Dragon Ladakh

One of Leh’s fanciest hotels, the Grand Dragon is great for those who want to travel to Ladakh without roughing it out.
Grand DragonIf you’re looking for hotels in Ladakh that are equipped with every possible comfort—including central heating and a 24-hour coffee shop—Grand Dragon is great even for those who want to splurge for a night or two at the end of a tough hike or a rugged adventure. This hotel in Ladakh is one of the few that is open through the winter, along with hot water showers—a real luxury in a place where pipes freeze in the cold season.
Website: The Grand Dragon Ladakh

Woody Vu Stok House

A beautifully renovated 100-year old Ladakhi house in Stok, Woody Vu Stok HouseWoody Vu has all the architectural elements of a traditional house but is equipped with modern amenities to make your stay fabulous.  The former home of the Lhoskya family, the guesthouse has been renovated keeping in mind the original character of the structure, complete with a huge Ladakhi kitchen at the heart of the house that also doubles as a lounge for travelers.
Website: Woody Vu Stok House

Lotus Hotel

Another old favorite of those familiar with hotels in Ladakh, Lotus is a centrally located old hotel with a traditional Ladakhi-style design and a splendid view of Stok Kangri in the distance. https://media.cntraveller.in/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Lotus-Hotel-Ladakh-Garden  The centrally-heated hotel also has some lovely books in its reading areas and is a great option for those who want to laze under willow and apple trees in the day and go for long walks in the evenings, including a beautiful one up to Shanti Stupa.

 

Information Courtesy: cntraveller

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