Mussoorie is among the top hill stations of the country owing to its scenic beauty and moderate climate. Situated at an elevation of approximately 2000 m in the district of Dehradun, this hill town lies at the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan Range. This place serves as the gateway to the pious shrines of Gangotri and Yamunotri. Apparently, this hill station was founded by an East India Company officer – Lieutenant Frederick Young. Every year, hordes of vacationers come here, especially during the summer months. Over the years, a number of properties have come up in the town to offer accommodation to these tourists, and one of the finest among them is Country Inn Mussoorie.
Situated on a quaint hillside with the Himalayan Mountains in the backdrop, Country Inn is a wonderful place to stay in while in this scenic town. Ideal for leisure and business travellers, this hotel offers accommodation in its well-maintained 49 guestrooms and suites that are equipped with amenities, including tea/coffee maker, electronic safe, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, room heater and mini bar. Guests, wishing to spend time admiring the mountain ranges, can opt for suites that come with private balconies.
This hotel also a number of other facilities, including business centre, library, free parking, shuttle services to/from local attractions, kids zone and travel desk. There are conference and meeting spaces at the property that are Wi-Fi enabled and can accommodate up to 200 persons. These conference halls can be used for hosting corporate meetings, seminars and private gala celebrations.
There is a restaurant in the premises called Mosaic, where guests can relish a range of Pan Indian as well international delicacies. Guests with a preference for Jain food can ask the kitchen staff to prepare food without onion and garlic. As complimentary breakfast, guests can order from tea, coffee, juice, cereals, muffins, breads, fresh fruits, eggs, pancakes and much more.
Another such wonderful staying option at this picturesque hill station is Club Mahindra Mussoorie. Situated at a scenic location in this hill town, this resort offers some breathtaking views of the snow-capped Himalayan ranges. In terms of accommodation, it has two categories of guest rooms – 1 Bedroom and Studio Rooms. Each of its well-appointed rooms are equipped with modern amenities, including mini fridge, tea/coffee maker, microwave oven, kitchenette, LED TV, utensils and sofa-cum-bed.
Besides room amenities, the resort offers other facilities like Wi-Fi in the lobby area, indoor games, parking, laundry and a souvenir shop. There is a business centre in the premises, where meetings can be hosted. The resort has an open-air restaurant called Panorama, where guests can relish from a range of India and international delicacies while enjoying the natural surroundings.
Things to See and Do in Mussoorie
This popular hill station has some amazing sightseeing attractions that have mesmerised tourists since decades. Some of the most-toured places of interest here are Mussoorie Lake, Lake Mist, Gun Hill, Nag Devta Temple, Lal Tibba, Municipal Garden and Bhatta Falls. Shopping at this destination can be best enjoyed at Mall Road, Gandhi Chowk, Landour Bazaar and Kulri Bazaar.
How to Reach
The nearest airport to this place is Jolly Grant Airport, which is about 60 km away. Dehradun serves as the nearest railhead to this destination, around 35 km away. Dehradun Railway Station is well connected to rest of the country by regular trains. By road, this picturesque town can be easily accessed from Delhi, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Dehradun and Tehri. Both private taxis and buses can be availed from these places to reach here.