Where to stay in Ladakh for all budgets
The beauty of Ladakh, a union territory in Northern India, and its capital city Leh, is unmatched. Bikers to mountain lovers, and everyone in between head to Ladakh for the perfect escape from city life. From small and quaint homestays to luxury properties, here is a list of hotels to stay in when you are in Leh, Ladakh.
LOW BUDGET STAYS
LeHostel, Leh Old Town
Located very close to the main Leh Market Mall Road, this hostel has Wi-Fi and private bathrooms. They offer female-only and mixed dormitory rooms with bunk beds. LeHostel has a cafe and a restaurant as well.
Address: Leh Old Town, Opposite Ali Ju Old Cinema Hall Besides Polo Ground, Leh
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This homestay has a very local homely atmosphere, with traditional decor. They have dorm room style accommodation where you can book a bed for yourself. A vegetarian breakfast made up of local dishes is provided at the homestay every morning.
Address: Village Likir, Leh
Zostel is a popular chain of backpacker hostels across the country. The one in Leh promises a great view of the mountains, proximity to the main roads and a rooftop cafe. They have both dorms and private rooms.
Address: Shaheen Guest House, Karzu Road near circuit house, Karzu, Leh
Hotel Yarab Tso, Nubra
Located on the banks of the river Nubra, this hotel has 3-star accommodations. They have family, double, and deluxe rooms, which are a mix of traditional and modern. You can dine at their two restaurants and one cafe.
Address: Upper, Skara Rd, Leh
Hotel Zomday, Ladakh
Less than two kilometres from the centre of Leh, Zomday has all the amenities you want when travelling. Clean rooms, central heating, Wi-Fi and fireplaces in the rooms. The building boasts traditional decor elements made of wood and timber, so you can take some picturesque photos during your stay here.
Address: Skara Rd, Leh, Ladakh
Ladakh Palace Boutique Hotel
This hotel is very close to tourist spots like Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace. All their rooms have a Raphsal (a balcony in the traditional Ladakhi style). Their restaurant offers a spread of Indian and global cuisine.
Address: Near Shanti Stupa, Yurtung, Leh
The Grand Dragon Ladakh
One of the few 5-star hotels in the area, The Grand Dragon Ladakh has sensational views and traditional Ladakhi architecture. The hotel also has luxurious rooms and heritage suites. Take your pick from their three eateries and coffee shops.
Address: P. Namgyal Road Sheynam, Ladakh
The Indus Valley, Leh
The luxury property is situated just two kilometres away from the famous Shanti Stupa. Choose from deluxe rooms, King rooms with a spa bath or the Presidential suite. They have three restaurants so you can enjoy local fare as well as international cuisine.
Address: Upper Chulung Fort Road, Leh
Lchang Nang, Nubra Valley, Leh
An eco-luxurious resort and hotel, this one is the perfect place to stay if you are looking to rest and rejuvenate. They have rooms and family cottages. Apart from the usual amenities and activities, they also have mindfulness and yoga sessions.
Address: Teggar Village, Nubra Valley, Leh
Stok Palace, Heritage Hotel Ladakh
This palace was converted into a boutique and heritage hotel in 1980. They offer royal heritage rooms - Suite Rooms, The Royal Suite and The Queen’s Room. Their kitchen makes traditional dishes with recipes handed down over generations.
Address: No. 08, Post Box, Stok Palace, Stok, Ladakh