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“Best Value in Cherrapunjee”
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By The Way
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed February 26, 2013

For anyone headed to Sohra (otherwise known as Cherrapunjee) in Meghalaya, there's a great new backpackers on the main road in Lower Sohra. All the other places in this area are pretty pricey, so this place is awesome. Very basic, but it does the job. It's run by the great Heprit who will go out of his way to help you out. Oh, and the root bridges are worth every step!

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Reviewed December 17, 2015
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Room Tip: Там всего три номера, выбор зависит лишь от количества человек :)
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  • Stayed: December 2015, traveled with friends
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Reviewed April 2, 2014
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  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed March 23, 2014
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  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled solo
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Reviewed March 7, 2013
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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled solo
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Additional Information about By The Way

Address: Shillong-Shella Road | Dukan Road, Cherrapunjee 793108, India
Location: India > Meghalaya > East Khasi Hills District > Cherrapunjee
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 10 Specialty Lodging in Cherrapunjee
Price Range: $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
By The Way is "A HOME AWAY FROM HOME" for Backpackers, is in Lower Cherrapunjee, Dukan Road. The location is on the main road, just before the Petrol Pump Station (Indian Oil) where the ATM is also there, on the right when you are coming from Shillong. It has 3 (three) rooms: 2 (two) dorm rooms with 3 (three) beds each and another single room with double bed and no attached bathroom in all these rooms.Opened on 1 June 2012 i started it when i met two Backpackers from Sweden while i was an auto-rickshaw driver, they wanted a cheap place to stay since the hotels/lodges here in cherrapunjee is beyond their budget. As i had a free room, so i let them stay in my place. Then an idea strikes to my mind that i should open a cheap place for Budget Travelers and Backpackers. Backpackers started to come and stay in my place and suggested me that i should give a name. Since it is by the side of the road and the cheapest place to stay in cherrapunjee so, i named it 'By The Way' ... more   less 
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By The Way Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya

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