Hotel Tripura Castle is homage to the world's second-longest continuing royal line. Blessed with splendid views of snow-laden peaks, the landmark heritage hotel is located in the Annexe of the Summer Palace of the Royal Family of the Manikya Dynasty of Tripura. Careful re-designing has ensured accommodation in old world rooms decorated with traditional furnishings while ensuring all modern amenities. Keeping guests' comforts and requirements in mind, Royal Heritage Tripura Castle offers dedicated service to all guests. The Manikya Hall offers an excellent space for gatherings, from wedding parties to corporate conferences. Also on the premises is Cafe Shillong Heritage, a thrilling experience of the gourmet culture.
The Tripura Castle was built in the early 1920s by Maharaja Bir Bikram. It is the symbol of the Maharaja’s romance with Shillong. Though the Castle is different from the western notions of the term, it does reflect the regality of a royal home. The first "heritage" hotel in the north-east, was opened in 2003 in the Castle's Annexe. The heritage hotel is replete with bygone charm with the mix of modern luxuries.
The Hotel Tripura Castle has 10 spacious accommodations with an old world ‘heritage’ character. The carefully selected pieces of furniture from the Castle, coupled with all the modern amenities makes guest feel comfortable. All rooms have attached bath with running hot and cold water, cable TV and video. On clear days, the windows open up to the view of snowcapped peaks. The twinkling lights of Shillong make for a pretty backdrop. The accommodation are categories as:
The Maharaja Suite has a special vibe. The room is adorned by an ornately carved mahogany bed. It is the very same one used by India’s first Noble Laureate, Rabindranath Tagore. He shared a long and close association with four generations of the Manikya dynasty. Experience a comfortable stay in the lavish suite.
The superior rooms offers a pleasant experience for guests. The rooms have beautiful views. All the latest conveniences are available in the rooms.
The Supreme rooms have a pleasant vibe with a range of amenities. Enjoy scenic views and comforts of your rooms drenched in historical glamor.
Indulge in a lavish stay with a range of services. The deluxe rooms have pleasant view of the lush environs.
Hotel Tripura Castle is imbibed with the royal charms of the Manikya Dynasty and the dining is one of its aspects. Traditional gastronomy coupled with the modern vibe of Shillong creates wonderful dining experiences.
The Tea Lounge
The Tea Lounge is a connoisseur’s delight. The relaxing lounge offers a wide array of fine teas. Savor the magic of blends from full-bodied, strong Assam to light, fragrant Darjeeling and a whole range of herbal teas.
A favorite hangout in the evenings, the wood-paneled bar is well-stocked, and has a casual atmosphere.
Café Shillong Heritage
Relish the tastes of brilliant Pan-Asian, Mediterranean, Continental and North-Eastern specialties as well as an impressive wine menu for connoisseurs. Both indoor and outdoor dining options are available. Enjoy the flavors of delicious food accompanied by breathtaking views.
The Rice Court
Apt for the lovers of authentic local cuisines, the in-house restaurant is a cherished dining experience. There is an excellent platter of Chinese food listed on the menu. There are also mouth-watering renditions of local Khasi dishes. The local cuisines are nothing less than a treat to your senses.