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How to find stay for all budget in Matheran?

Toy train is now operational between Neral and Matheran, it was closed during monsoon.

With the new wave of corona doing rounds in China, Government may soon implement some mesures at croweded places. Wearing masks will be the least one, other drastic mesures may include controlling number of visitors during weekends/holidays especially during this new year eve.

Matheran is the nearest hill station to Mumbai. Its a great escape for 1-2 days. Now that the toy train has also started between Neral and Matheran, more and more mumbaikars will be visiting Matheran. Matheran resorts and hotels are available for all budget.

Travel is not very costly, you can take the mini train or share taxi from outside Neral station.

Do read Guide To Matheran Travel for details of all the options, toy train time table etc.

Unsless you start very early, its a good idea to stay for atleast one day in Matheran. You will find stay for all budgets, do keep in mind these budgets increased during peak season.

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Following are some good options to stay in Matheran, I recommend booking on goibibo whiere you will get good discounts as compared to directly booking on the spot:

Premium Hotels and Resorts at Matheran:

These are luxury hotels with excellent rooms and facilities. You will have to shell out Rs.5000+ to enjoy your stay here.

1. Regal Hotel

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This is a lavish property is very near to Matheran Market place. It boasts of swimming pools, rooms with bath tub, Kids play area. This is Veg Only resort.

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2. Usha Ascot:

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This is also near to the Matheran Market place and offers great options of rooms. The rooms are big in size and the restaurant facility is also very good here.

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3. Byke Heritage

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This property boasts of housing the first bungalow built in Matheran, You can get the heritage bungalow as well. This is also a Veg Resort, in case you are hard core non veg person, you will have to explore Matheran Market to satisfy your taste bud.

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4. Adoma Village Resort

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This is a village themed resort and you will definitely enjoy your stay here with village like experience.

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Budget Hotels and Resorts at Matheran:

Following hotels and resorts are pocket friendly:

1. Westend Hotel And Resort:

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This is bit far from Matheran market but has excellent facilities for couples as well as family outing. The room is spacious with attached washroom.

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2. MTDC Resort:

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This is the nearest resort to Aman Lodge station. It has lots of room options both AC and Non-AC with a budget of Rs.1700 to Rs.2500/- per day.

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3. Premdeep Hotel:

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This is near Matheran market and offers AC rooms for couples and groups in a budget of Rs.1500 to Rs.2500/-

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4. Royal Hotel:

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This has options of couple rooms and family rooms and offers facility of play area and swimming pool. You can expect rooms between Rs.1200/- to Rs.1800/-

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5. Hotel Paramount

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This is a good option under Rs.1000/-. Its near the point from where all the view points start. You will not miss it.

Ultra cheap stay option at Matheran:

Many locals also provide AC rooms with attached bath for around Rs.500/-, you can directly approach any of such house or an agent at market place/railway station can take you there.

Do not expect any recreational area here as these are extension of house and meant for budget travelers.

Matheran Itinary and Points:


Is liquor allowed in Matheran?

Yes, liquor is allowed in Matheran but you will have to buy it here only. You cannot carry it from outside.

What is the fee for entering Matheran?

You will have to pay Rs.100 as environment fee to enter Matheran. Vehicles are not allowed beyond Dasturi Naka.


You can find budget hotel as well as high end hotels at Matheran. Decide as per your choice. Try to avoid long holiday or weekends as its very crowded and price skyrocket.