Situated in the Baramulla District of Jammu and Kashmir, Gulmarg is a beautiful hill If you are planning a trip with family or a group of friends, you can look for affordable 5 star hotels in Gulmarg or resorts in Gulmarg and experience a luxurious trip.
It lies at an altitude of 2730 m above sea level and boasts of snow-capped mountains, lush meadows, evergreen valleys and deep ravines. Check HolidayIQ for information on the best time of the year to visit this divine place, so that you can plan your trip in advance and get good 5 star hotel deals in Gulmarg
Gulmarg Ski Area is the most popular ski area of the region and attracts many national and international tourists. In addition to skiing, visitors can also engage in snowboarding, tobogganing, snow scooters and snow bobbing. It offers spectacular views the surrounding snow-capped peaks.
HolidayIQ provides you with a list of good 5 star hotels in Gulmarg which include Highland Park Hotel, Hill Top Hotel, Royal Park Hotel, The Vintage and Pine Palace Platinum.HolidayIQ’s easy to use interface makes 5star hotel booking in Gulmarg an easy task.
Alpathar Lake, located at a distance of 13km, is the most beautiful lake in Gulmarg. It stays frozen during winters and is a splendid sight to behold. Get a great view of the picturesque landscape from many of the 3 star hotels and five star hotels in Gulmarg.
Displaying mountaineering equipment and modern warfare that were used by the Indian Army during successful expeditions, the Kanchenjungha Museum is also a popular tourist attraction.
You can find the best 5 star hotels in Gulmarg that are located close to the main tourist spots through HolidayIQ.
In Five-star hotels, below are some necessary conditions that should be applied:-
All rooms (100%) should have Air-Conditioners
Suites - Minimum 2% of room block with a minimum of 1
Minimum size of bathrooms should be 45 square feet
Some rooms should have bathtubs
Hair Dryers should be available in rooms
Safe keeping should be available in rooms
Minibar / Fridge is mandatory in rooms
Heating and cooling to be provided in public areas and temperature should be between 20 to 28 degree celsius
Grade A cities:
One multi-cuisine restaurant-cum-24 hr coffee shop / all day diner, one specialty restaurant and 24 hr room service.
Grade B cities:
One multi-cuisine restaurant-cum-coffee shop open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., one speciality restaurant and 24 hr room service.
Note: The Ministry of Tourism may review and revise the cities falling under the Grade 'A' & Grade 'B' from time to time.
Grade A: Delhi*, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad/ Secunderabad.
*Delhi would include the hotels falling in Gurgaon, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, NOIDA and Greater NOIDA.
Grade B: Cities in the rest of the country excluding Grade 'A' cities.
There should be a bar present at the hotel premises.
In the kitchen, wet garbage area to be air-conditioned.
Percentage of supervisory staff should be minimum 80% and hotels of Five-star category should have formally qualified Heads of Departments.
Percentage of skilled staff should be minimum 60%. The supervisory or the skilled staff may have training or skill certification as follows:
i. Degree / diploma from Central or state IHM's / FCI's or from NCHMCT affiliated IHM's or from other reputed Hospitality schools.
ii. Skill training certificate issued under the guidelines and scheme of the Ministry of Tourism.
Staff restrooms (Separate for male and female employees with bunk beds, well-lighted and ventilated), Staff locker rooms and dining area are mandatory.
Inhouse Dry- cleaning / Laundry services are mandatory.
Iron and Iron Board should be available in the room.
Paid Transportation on call - Guest should be able to travel from hotel.
Shoe cleaning service facility to be provided for in house guests.
Newspapers should be available in the rooms.
Shop / kiosk - Five-star hotels to have one utility and one souvenir shop. 4 Star to have
minimum one utility shop.
There should be bookshop available.
For Five-star category, it would be 'Necessary' to have an X-Ray Machine at the guest entrance for screening of baggage. Manual checks may be conducted for staff and suppliers at designated entry points
There should be Under belly scanners to screen vehicles.
Each bedroom door fitted with lock and key, viewport / peephole & internal securing device. A safety chain / wishbone latch is acceptable in place of viewport / peephole.
A telephone for incoming & outgoing calls in the room is Mandatory. Five-star hotels should have direct dialing and STD/ ISD facilities.
In room internet connection / dataport is mandatory in Five-star hotels and there should be Wi- Fi wherever possible.
There should be a business center for business meetings. This should be a dedicated area.
(This provision may be relaxed for resort destinations, tourist and pilgrimage centres).
Swimming pool is mandatory for Five-star hotels. This can be relaxed for hill destinations. Mandatory that trained Lifeguard to be available. Board containing do’s & dont's, no diving sign, pool depth etc. should be displayed at a strategic location in the pool area.
Conference Facilities are mandatory for Five-star hotels
The Khyber Himalayan Resort and Spa, Gulmarg has a very beautiful location. Gulmarg is one of the best places to visit in. I like the fresh food and meals of this hotel. Rooms service in this hotel is also very good, all essential services like TV are fitted in this hotel. There are also arrangements of heating as Gulmarg is a very cold place. It's weather is so enjoyable.
The Khyber Himalayan Resort is one of the best hotels in the city. The service provided by the staff members is always satisfactory. The food provided was very sweet and fresh. The management body is also satisfactory. It was a good experience to be here really enjoyed a lot. The staff members are always cool and calm. They are always cooperative and helpful. The cool breezes of this place attracts everyone either young or old. I suggest everyone to come once to this place once in life.
Very nice hotel in Gulmarg it is worth going for 2-3 nights. The rooms are located with and without balconies but very well maintained. The spa and swimming pool do wonders for the tourist. Only their breakfast needs to pay more attention on the quality and quantity. The welcome drink which is a Kashmiri Kawa is also up to the mark which relaxes the tired tourist immediately. The bathrooms are with see through windows installed with wooden blinds which looks great and you can view the entire mountain range when in the toilet, I have no more greater words to praise this Khyber Himalayan spa and resort in Gulmarg and would definitely go again if I get the opportunity.
Khyber Hotel in Gulmarg is one of the best hotels in entire Kashmir. This hotel has all essential features like great food, good service etc. This hotel is perfectly placed in beautiful valley of Gulmarg. There is not a lot of things to do still you wouldn't get bored in this hotel. If anyone visits Gulmarg and doesn't come to this hotel then for sure he/she has incomplete journey.
I stayed two day with my family in the month of December. The hotel environment was very good. The staff behaviour was good, as they attend the entire request on time. The appearance of the hotel was nice. The room provided to me was good, spacious and clean including wash room. The amenities provided in the room were in proper condition. There is good view from the hotel room. The food was good and tasty in both veg and non-veg in reasonable cost. There was no delay happened in check-in and checkout process. There were no activities arranged by the hotel management as well. My destination was good also the stay was worthy for the money moreover I will surely recommend this hotel for other travellers.