The Fern Hillside Resort, Bhimtal
Set on a wooded hillside with views of the Himalayan mountains, this relaxed hotel is 18 minutes' walk from the banks of the scenic Bhimtal Lake and 11 km from National Highway 109.
The warm rooms feature sitting areas, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and safes, as well as minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms add balconies with mountain views. Suites have separate living rooms. Room service is available 24/7.
Freebies include parking, and a breakfast buffet served in a restaurant. There's also a furnished terrace with views of the mountains.
69, June Estate, Bhowali Range, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136