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The Cottage Jeolikot

Jeolikot, District Nainital, Uttaranchal, India


Rooms 5

"The Cottage Jeolikot is nestled in the Kumaon region of the Himalayan Indian state of Uttarakhand. The centenarian, red roofed cottage is conveniently situated in the middle of sloping acres blessed with Mother Nature's verdant, colorful, fragrant setting. Settled at the height of some four thousand two hundred feet, it is an all season, all weather destination. The Cottage has treasured the reminiscences of the 'Raj' era, the Kumaoni tradition, and the comforts of the modern era. Savor experiences of Kumaon Himalayas with your stay. Explore the sylvan surroundings. The cottage offers a relaxing escapade from the stress of cities.

Hotel Detail Info -

The Cottage dates back to the Victorian times when Jeolikot became a part of Vergomount Estate. Sir Vergomount prudently chose to locate his estate at an 'all-weather' location, where the climatic conditions would not make it necessary to move from 'hill-stations' to the plains, and vice-versa. Originally established as a health resort, the Cottage was, till independence, run by a Scottish lady and her daughter.

In 1994, Bhuvan Kumari, the present owner realized her childhood dream and made this cottage her holiday home. From the days of her stay at the boarding school in Nainital she was charmed by the mountain cottage and she brought to life the relict building. Today it is a successful holiday home run by her.

There are wonderful spacious comfortable rooms. These rooms are in the shape of the hilly cottages of India. The rooms are made of eco friendly materials to give an idyllic look to the cottages. The cottages are well-appointed with the entire modern facilities like:

  • Attached bath
  • Television
  • Telephone
  • Music channels
  • Room service

The rooms are categorized as the standard and deluxe rooms with both single and double occupancies to cater every need of the guests.

The Cottage provides for homely dining. Bhuvan Kumari personally makes sure the freshest and the most delicious food leaves her kitchen. Food comprises the local recipes, North Indian, South India, Chinese and Continental recipes. All ingredients are fresh from the farms and orchards. The appetizing gastronomy fills your heart with pleasure.


List of Facilities
  • Free wireless Internet access
  • TV room with a coffee and tea maker
  • Air conditioning/ air coolers
  • Heaters in each room
  • Running hot and cold water
  • Laundry at extra cost
  • On site parking for vehicles
  • Doctor on call
  • Yoga teacher on prior request
  • Taxi on prior notice


  • Trekking
  • Nature walk
  • Horse /pony rides
  • Village tours
  • Local sight seeing are the major tourist attractions of the place

Local Info

  • Distance From Airport

    56 Km
  • Distance From Station

    18 Km

The cottage is located in the midst of the nature town. The town is just 7 hours drive from Delhi. Tourist will enjoy the wonderful scenic beauty of nature and its various aspects that are well-evident to the tourists.