Rangbhang Homestay, Mirik
Ranked 3 of 25 hotels in Mirik
Phone Number 0-9832913617
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I stayed there for 1 night while returning from Gangtok to bagdogra skipping Darjeeling which most people will term as a foolish step but I wanted to go to a place which is far away from city boundaries and where I can relax in the lap of nature. And I got what I was looking for. It took us 1 hr to reach the place after reaching Mirik as the road leading there is a small broken one with steep curves at every corner. It seems like a never ending journey. It's better to travel with a local driver in a small car as a large one can't even turn on such small and curvy road. As for the homestay, it's a lovely place with good rooms and basic facilities. But remember to pack all your basic stuff well in advance because once your there, you will not find any shop or any facility of any kind there. The friendly owners (Gurung family)live in a house adjoining the rooms with only one helping hand. All meals are prepared in their kitchen with veggies picked from their organic farm surrounding the homestay by auntie herself and served in their dining room. We actually sat and saw her preparing mouth watering dishes while we chatted with uncle. He gave us good company and told us a lot of things about the nature, the birds and other local stuff. I'll like to specially mention here that it was one of the best lunches I had ever had in my life. It was like a family affair. After lunch, we strolled down the roads and woods. Their farm where all the fresh veggies were picked for ours meals. There are only a few houses scattered in a large area which is great if you want to be with yourself for some time. On our request, they organized a bonfire for us and prepared delicious snacks. Remember, it's strictly vegetarian there. If you wish to be alone to read, write or listen music and want no one to reach you, it's the perfect place to be. Inner peace is guaranteed.
It is just like a home away to home. The road from NJP to Rangbang Homestay is the first thing you will really like. After reaching to Mirik you have go downwards 3-4 km. It is basically a remote village on the lap of the nature. Thank you Weekend Destinations for introducing this place. The Gurung family who look after this place is very friendly and cooperative. The location, front view, peaceful environment, rooms, wooden interiors everything is just excellent. They maintained the property very well, neat and clean. The fresh vegetarian food is the another great attraction of this place.
As I always prefer to be near nature, found this location good enough. Very easy to reach from NJP or Darjeeling. Mr. Gurung is very friendly and helpful . . We preferred to reach from Siliguri to Mirik by share jeep, we got down near Boudir Hotel at Mirik market and took a small car (ZEN-Maruti) for Rs. 200/- to reach at Rangbang Homestay within 20 minutes. From Homestay gate, few share jeep are available to go to Mirik lake (locally known as Krishna Nagar / Mirik). One share jeep also available in the morning for direct Darjeeling from Homestay gate. Food is very good and fresh. Rooms are airy and clean. You may roam around to experience hill rural life and flowers and birds. Except rainy season, nice place to visit for couple, family.
Location of Rangbang Homestay is just 4 KM from Mirik Lake . . The Homestay is mentioned & organized by Mr. Dipankar Gurung. The interior of the rooms are unbelievable combination of the Local Culture & the decorations of Star Hotels. You will get the test of Local culture & also fill the comfort like the Star Hotels The Place is surrounded with the Orange Tree. This place called as "Golden Valley"; as the main occupation of the people of the entire village is based on the Harvesting of Orange It is must to say about that the Best Quality of Hospitality we get from Mr. Gurung (Head Sir), Mrs. Gurung, Sandeep & Dipankar. All of they behave like the close relative. They will spend time with you, look after your needs, share their experience about the locality, the culture, the village, guide you & arrange for the site seeing, Take food seating with you. You will fill that you had visited & stay with one of your close relative The Quality of Food is VERY GOOD. Most of the vegetables are come from the Organic Firm in front of the Cottages Only Veg. Foods are available there. Non-veg foods are strictly not allow eating inside the home also. But you will not fill the absence of the Non-Veg. Food, once you take the Veg. Food cooked be Mrs. Gurung & Dipankar The best time of year to visit there is November to February.
Rangbhang Homestay is ranked #3 among the 25 hotels in Mirik with an average rating of 5.8 out of 7. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 26 photos and 4 text reviews. it is rated top for its Location, Appearance and Food & Drink.
The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 1,200 to Rs 1,400 per night. The hotel offer 4 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.
The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Family (75%) and Group (25%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 50% of guests enjoy the hotel's offbeat style, whereas 25% have rated the ambience as hypnotic.
Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Apr, May and June for the best experience.
If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.