We stayed here in May 2013 - and it was a truly incredible experience. The cottage is an old colonial bungalow converted into a homestay with some outstanding landscaping. You almost get the feeling you're staying in your aunt's house or something. They look after you very well. The rooms are very spacious and the food is marvellous.
Plus, the weather in Shillong is brilliant even in summer. The only problem - traffic!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- As tourism picks up in Meghalaya, there is a huge demand for homestays in heritage buildings like Aerodene Cottage. Built in 1950 in the Assam style of architecture prevalent during the British Raj, the structure was designed keeping in mind the high rainfall in the region and low winter temperatures. Despite the challenge in maintaining such a building, this boutique guest house provides all the comforts of home, combined with modern amenities and top service, giving guests a taste of the old English cottage. ... more less