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5 star hotels in Shirdi

Discussion in 'Hotels' started by BK21, Jun 18, 2017.

  1. BK21

    BK21 New Member

    I am going to Shirdi in August, and there are many hotels there, but I am particularly looking for a 5-star hotel. I want to pre-book my stay, so it is important that I get the hotel details before I leave.

    Please give all the options I have for 5-star hotels in Shirdi.
     


  2. briannagodess

    briannagodess Well-Known Member

    Hello, welcome to the forum!
    Shirdi Hotels.
    (Images from Amol, India Rail Info and Prabirghose)

    Overview

    Shirdi is one of the most popular pilgrimage destinations in Maharashtra. It is home to the Sai Baba Temple, dedicated to the Sai Baba of Shirdi who lived there around the 19th century. A revered guru of both Hindu and Muslim devotees, his home, Shirdi, became an important religious destination during his lifetime and even after his death. As such, Shirdi is replete with tourist infrastructures such as restaurants, hotels and more. Recently, a new railway station, the Sainagar Shirdi Railway Station, was built on the city to make the journey for pilgrims easier and better. In this guide, we would highlight the best luxury hotels that one can stay in when in Shirdi.

    Luxury Hotels in Shirdi

    1. St Laurn Meditation & Spa - First we have the St Laurn Meditation & Spa, located on the Rui Shiv Road, just a 10-minute walk to the Sai Baba Temple in Shirdi. The hotel has this creamy pink facade and the exteriors are contemporary. The reception area is vast and spacious, set amidst a central dome area where natural lighting is found during the day. Flanked with artificial palm trees around, the vibe is very serene and calming. There is a variety of rooms to choose from with the most affordable being the Standard Room and the most expensive being the Family Garden Room. Interiors are well-thought of, with the hardwood flooring, large windows overlooking the surrounding greenery and all-wooden furnishings. The bathrooms have separate enclosed shower and toilet areas. Do opt or the Family Room or Family Garden Room if you are a family or group as they have two bedrooms along with two separate bathrooms. For dining, there's an on-site restaurant named the Cafe Lotus which serves a variety of vegetarian dishes from the North Indian and South Indian cuisines. Alternatively, there is a number of hotels nearby St Laurn Meditation & Spa where you can find top-notch restaurants such as Ahimsa and Little Italy. For leisure, the hotel has a large outdoor swimming pool surrounded by lush greenery. There are sun loungers too in case you want to laze by the side of the pool. The little ones can spend all their energy in the outdoor play area with swings, slides and rope net. There's an indoor games centre too for chess, table tennis, carom and other board games. There's a separate kid's swimming pool and a fun rain dance area too. For the adults, there's the Leaf Spa, where they can indulge in treatments for the body and the soul. Or they can continue unto their fitness regimen in the on-site fitness centre. Other facilities such as banquet halls, shuttle transfers, elevator, parking and travel desk are also available here. The property also has several shrines dedicated to Sai Baba where you can pray in or just pay your respects to the holy guru in. For internet, you can avail of it by asking for the password through the reception staff, it is free of charge but speed isn't as fast.
    • Room Rates - Standard Room at Rs. 3,439/Night, Deluxe Room at Rs. 4,510/Night, Family Room at Rs. 10,103/Night and Family Garden Room at Rs. 11,888/Night (Inclusive of Taxes)
    • Room Amenities - Air Conditioning, Television, Safe, Desk, Sitting Area, Telephone, Closet, Tea/Coffee Maker and Attached Bathroom
    • Hotel Facilities - Restaurant, Swimming Pool, Outdoor Play Area, Indoor Games, Kid's Swimming Pool, Rain Dance, Spa, Fitness Centre, Banquet Halls, Shuttle, Elevator, Parking, Travel Desk, Shrines and Internet
    • Address - No. 5/19, Rui Shiv Road, Shirdi, Maharashtra 423109, India
    • Contact Number - +91 24 2325 6317
    Laurn.
    St Laurn Meditation & Spa (Image from Booking)

    2. Sun-n-Sand Shirdi - Next we have the Sun-n-Sand Shirdi, a five-star hotel located just a kilometre away from the Sai Baba Temple in Shirdi. The property provides for free shuttle services to and from the Sai Baba Temple so guests won't need to worry about parking or transportation options. The hotel has this pure white facade, surrounded by lush greenery of trees, grasses and shrubs. The reception exudes glamour, with its central chandelier piece and marble flooring. For families, the property rents out an Apartment, also their most affordable accommodation option, which consists of a bedroom, living room and pantry area. It is spacious but the interiors are somewhat plain. The rooms and suites are more tastefully designed with their hardwood flooring and all-wooden interiors. The bathrooms have glass-enclosed shower areas and fitted with marble mainly. For dining, the Little Italy, a highly praised Italian cuisine restaurant is located within the hotel premises. It has an assortment of vegetarian-friendly pizzas and pastas that would be a sure-fire hit for families. Checkers is their all-day cafe offering vegetarian dishes from North India and South India to guests. The hotel also has an outdoor swimming pool with a separate area for kids. There's an indoor games centre for sports such as billiards, table tennis and air hockey. It also has equipments for video games and arcades. An outdoor play area with swings, slides and seesaws can also be enjoyed by the kids. For the adults, also not missing are the spa and fitness centre. For special events, the property has a conference hall that can be divided into various sections for meetings. Other facilities such as parking, travel desk and luggage storage can also be availed from the hotel. The downside is that their internet can only be accessed after paying a set fee.
    • Room Rates - Apartment at Rs. 3,576/Night, Standard Room at Rs. 4,172/Night, Superior Room at Rs. 5,364/Night, Studio Room at Rs. 5,959/Night and Junior Suite at Rs. 14,302/Night (Inclusive of Taxes)
    • Room Amenities - Air Conditioning, Television, Safe, Desk, Sitting Area, Telephone, Closet, Electric Kettle and Attached Bathroom
    • Hotel Facilities - Restaurants, Shuttle, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Indoor Games, Outdoor Play Area, Spa, Fitness Centre, Conference Hall, Parking, Travel Desk, Luggage Storage and Internet (Paid)
    • Address - Shiv Road, Nighoj Village, Rahata, Shirdi, Maharashtra 423109, India
    • Contact Number - +91 24 2325 5728
    Sun.
    Sun-n-Sand Shirdi (Image from Booking)

    3. Keys Prima Hotel Temple Tree - The Keys Prima Hotel Temple Tree is located on the Ring Road, around two kilometres away from the Sai Baba Temple. The hotel is housed in this eight-storey building with a cream facade. The reception area is set upon glass enclosed walls, marble flooring and trendy furnitures. There are only two accommodation options in the hotel, namely, the Keys Room and the Junior Suite. Both are designed contemporarily, with draped curtains, hardwood flooring and wooden furnishings. The bathrooms have curtain-enclosed shower areas and fitted with marble inlays. For dining, the hotel has the Keys Cafe, which has modern interiors, with its high ceilings and eccentric lighting fixtures. Make sure you sample the buffet spread here with its assortment of North Indian and South Indian cuisines dishes. The hotel also has a swimming pool, with separate areas for adults and children. Next to the swimming pool is a children's play area, with swings and slides amidst sands for cushioning in case the little ones fall. There's an indoor play area for kids as well and for the adults, there's a billiards table in the hotel premises. Other facilities such as a banquet hall, travel desk, elevator, shuttle, parking and luggage storage are also available within the premises. Internet can be accessed without any charges at any area of the hotel for staying guests.
    • Room Rates - Keys Room at Rs. 2,704 and Junior Suite at Rs. 5,575/Night (Inclusive of Taxes)
    • Room Amenities - Air Conditioning, Television, Safe, Desk, Sitting Area, Telephone, Closet, Electric Kettle and Attached Bathroom
    • Hotel Facilities - Restaurant, Swimming Pool, Outdoor Play Area, Indoor Play Area, Billiards, Banquet Hall, Travel Desk, Elevator, Shuttle, Parking, Luggage Storage and Internet
    • Address - Ring Road, Behind Sai Ashram, Shirdi, Maharashtra 423109, India
    • Contact Number - +91 90 1159 0115
    Keys.
    Keys Prima Hotel Temple Tree (Image from Booking)

    4. JC Castle - JC Castle is located on the Shirdi Manmad Highway, around a 20-minute walk to the Sai Baba Temple. It is also just 1.5 kilometres away from the Sainagar Shirdi Railway Station. The hotel has a royal facade, from its pink exteriors, to the latticed balcony decors. The reception is very airy and bright owing to the glass-panelled entrance. You can choose from three accommodation types, namely: Classic Room, Classic Family Room and Executive Suite. Rooms have dated interiors with the tiled flooring and wall decals. The furnitures are all wooden which add this rustic charm to the rooms and suites. Bathrooms are spacious but don't have partitions for the shower and toilet areas. Cafe Castle is their on-site restaurant which serves mainly vegetarian dishes from the north and the south. You can also opt to dine in the nearby three-star hotel which also has pure vegetarian dishes. The hotel also has a small outdoor swimming pool with some sun loungers by its sides. The hotel also has a banquet hall that can be divided into smaller conference rooms. Other facilities such as parking, elevator, travel desk, shuttle, parking and luggage storage are also available in the property. Internet is free of charge for staying guests but signal is only good in the reception area.
    • Room Rates - Classic Room at Rs. 3,008/Night, Classic Family Room at Rs. 4,012/Night and Executive Suite at Rs. 7,021/Night (Inclusive of Taxes)
    • Room Amenities - Air Conditioning, Television, Safe, Desk, Sitting Area, Telephone, Closet, Electric Kettle and Attached Bathroom
    • Hotel Facilities - Restaurant, Swimming Pool, Banquet Hall, Parking, Elevator, Travel Desk, Shuttle, Luggage Storage, Parking and Internet
    • Address - No. 106/1, Shirdi Manmad Highway, Shirdi, Maharashtra 423109, India
    • Contact Number - +91 88 8811 0101
    JC.
    JC Castle (Image from Booking)

    5. Shraddha Inn - Last on this guide is the Shraddha Inn, located in Pimpalwadi Road, just a 10-minute walk to the Sai Baba Temple. The property has this creamy pink facade accentuated by the traditional architectural style of arches and lattice works. The reception is spacious, with a central statue of a gilded elephant. You can choose from their Superior Room or Suite, both exudes a classic touch with their interiors. The lime flooring helps in cooling the interiors and the white-washed walls balances the dark hues. From the windows, you are afforded views of the greenery surrounding the hotel. You would also notice the intricate lattice-like works on the windows as well as the arches. For dining, their on-site restaurant is known as Rajbhog, which serves dishes from various cuisines such as North Indian, South Indian, Chinese and Thai. It is known for its extensive buffet spreads that are truly value for your money. You can also have your light meals or snacks in Naivedya, their all-day dining cafe. There's an outdoor swimming pool in the lawn premises, with slides and some sitting areas around it. You would also find the outdoor play area here, where kids can have a grand time in. Other leisure facilities such as a spa and games room with library are also available for the use of guests. They also have conference halls, parking, travel desk, shuttle and elevator. Internet is available only in the reception area and you can access it without additional charges.
    • Room Rates - Superior Room at Rs. 4,484/Night and Suite at Rs. 10,880/Night (Inclusive of Taxes)
    • Room Amenities - Air Conditioning, Television, Safe, Desk, Sitting Area, Telephone, Closet, Minibar and Attached Bathroom
    • Hotel Facilities - Restaurants, Swimming Pool, Outdoor Play Area, Games Room With Library, Conference Halls, Parking, Travel Desk, Shuttle, Elevator and Internet
    • Address - Pimpalwadi Road, Dattanagar, Shirdi, Maharashtra 423109, India
    • Contact Number - +91 24 2325 6630
    Shraddha.
    Shraddha Inn (Image from Booking)

    Conclusion

    Only one of these hotels is a five-star property, which is the Sun-n-Sand Shirdi. The others are mainly four-star properties, which can also be termed as luxury hotels. So if ever you need choices for the best hotel destinations in the home of the Sai Baba, just refer to this guide. As you can see, all properties have an on-site swimming pool and restaurant choices. With top-notch facilities and warm services, you can enjoy your stay and pilgrimage to Shirdi even more. Good luck and I hope this helps you!

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