Dehradun or Dehra Dun is the capital city of the State of Uttarakhand in the northern part of India. Located in the Garhwal region, it lies 236 kilometers north of India’s capital New Delhi and is perched at an elevation of 435 meters above sea level. This beautiful town offers picturesque scenic beauty, which is sure to be an absolute visual delight to its guests.
Sprawling over an area of 300 square km, this vibrant city is a major stopover for tourists and devotees visiting various destinations like Mussoorie, Haridwar, Dhanolti, Chamba, Chakrata and pilgrimage places like Haridwar, Rishikesh along with the Himalayan pilgrimage circuit of the four holy shrines of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. Dehradun provides a gateway to “Dev Bhoomi – Land of Gods”.
Dehradun is well connected to other parts of India by air, rail and road transportation. Air India, Indigo, Jet Airways and Spicejet offer daily flights from Delhi. Dehradun railway station has service to major cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Varanasi, Vadodra and Trivandrum. Buses are plying from I.S.B.T to various other parts of the state as well as other states alike.
There are various sightseeing options in and around Dehradun which are regularly visited by the tourists and residents alike. Here are a few suggested options with their distance and time of travel from our hotel.
Established in 1906, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun has magnificent colonial style of architecture. FRI is spread over 2000 acres of extraordinary scenic and calm green fields having rows of trees. Here one can witness wide varieties of plants and trees from across the world. Tourists can enjoy the botanical garden as well as its six famous museums.
Sahastradhara, which literally means “Thousand Fold Spring” is a famous tourist spot in Dehradun. Located at the Baldi river, It has a collection of water pools where water drips from limestone stalactites, turning it to sulphur springs. Sahastradhara also has a ropeway providing an airy ride to the mountaintop. One can enjoy with kids at “Joyland Water Park” too.
Robbers Cave is a favourite picnic spot for fun loving enthusiasts. Located near Anarwala village at 7.0 Km from the hotel. It is known for unusual cold springs. Named by the British, Robbers Cave is well known locally as “Guchhupani”.
Tapkeshwar is a famous holy temple of Lord Shiva on the bank of seasonal Asan river near Dehradun. Known to have one of the oldest Shivling in the cave, Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple is located 6.3 kilometer from our hotel. As the water droplets continually drop on the Shivling, hence it was named as “Tapkeshwar”.
Buddha Temple is a beautiful Tibetan monastery, also called Mindrolling Monastery and was built in 1965 by his eminence the Kochen Rinpoche. Buddha Temple complex atmosphere provides mental peace. It was created as one of the four schools of Tibetan Religion. This temple complex is known as “Nyigma”.
Encircled between Sal trees, Lachhiwala has its name changed to “Nature Park” and provides a calm and fun loving environment for visitors. Apart from nature views, visitors like to enjoy in manmade water pools here. A stream from Suswa river is collected in a number of pools. This place is famous among trekkers and bird watchers due to it solitude environment.
Surrounded by Malsi Reserve Forest Malsi Deer park has it name changed to Dehradun Zoo and it is a major wildlife lovers attraction for spotting a herd of deer in their natural habitat. The park also has two-horned deer and Neelgai (Indian Antelope) as well. Kids can enjoy playing on the swings and slides. The park opens from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Dehra “The City of Joy” is one of the best shopping destinations. The city offers an array of shopping malls and arcades which will surely keep you busy collecting souvenirs for your loved ones. Some of the famous shopping centers with their distances from our hotel are:
Dehradun has loads in store for all the movie buffs at cinemas located across the city. Here are a few with their distances from our hotel:
17, Rajpur Road,
Opposite Gandhi Park,
Dehradun – 248001,
It is hard to say this about any hotel, but Park View Premium has got better with time. They have added more facilities and now have a full-fledged restaurant that... read more serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The rooftop restaurant has added to the convenience and charm of the hotel. The rooms, as always are clean and well maintained and the staff courteous as ever.
Feedback - We had good experience in hotel. Hotel location is very nice nd staff of front office is very cooperative nd friendly.rooms were nice ND clean. Restaurant food was tasty..... read more Like too c u all again. To cr
Good location hotel in city center, good roooms - If you looking for a budget hotel right in city center then this is a perfect location hotel right on rajpur road. you can walk around easily to main rajpur... read more road. rooms are ok with clean bathrooms and line. rooms are spacious but bathrooms are small. staff is ok but room service is slow. roof top restaurant Mussorrie nights is well setup with good breakfast and dinner. staff is polite and courteous. hotel dont have much parking space so if you are driving your vehicle then during busy times/festive and long weekends getting space to park can be tricky. Overall its a good deal in a budget category.
Overrated hotel - We are waiting in the hotel. Room available but for checkin at 10.30 -11 hotel asks for extra charge. Poor hospitality. We spoke to the manager and he was also... read more not polite to accommodate us in the room. We have to go for a meeting ... either pay extra or wait.
Staff were very cooperative - The hotel should get five stars. Smooth check in and check out. No problems with cleanliness. The staff were very cooperative. Don't see the structure from outside. From inside it's... read more heaven. No disturbance nothing.
City hotel, good rooms and helpful staff - Hotel Park View Premium is in the heart of Dehradun, a few minutes walk from the clock tower and a short ride from the railway station. There are several eating... read more and shopping options around the hotel. The room we stayed in had a mini refrigerator and good quality toiletries. The room was very clean and of a high quality. The entrance is on a side road off Rajpur road. The view of Hotel Park View from Rajpur Road is very misleading and does not reflect the quality of rooms and interiors of Park View Premium. The hotel staff were quite friendly. We enjoyed our stay and this is a great hotel for a stopover in Dehradun if you need to be around the centre, or close to the railway station.
We have been using the hotel for a while now, mostly because it is affordable, clean and very conveniently located on Rajpur Road close to most shopping areas and offices.... read more The hotel has a great restaurant where you can order room service or take the lift to the rooftop to enjoy the rooftop restaurant Mussoorie Lights named so because on clear nights the lights of Mussoorie are visible. The restaurants offer a selection of Indian, Continental and Chinese Cuisine.
tucked away place of luxury - Great value for money hotel, tucked away opposite to Gandhi Park in a lane. one note of caution - do not mix it with its old avatar - the Park... read more View. this brand new hotel has a great rooftop restaurant coming up. Rooms are spacious and comfortable, decor is nice and chic. Staff is friendly. Conveniently located - within 3 minutes walking you have Clock Tower, Big Bazaar on the right and the excellent shopping centres and restaurants towards left.
Value for money - Like any OYO premium property, the rooms were decent size and Bathrooms were clean. AC and wifi were working well. I believe that it deserves 4 star for location, cleanliness... read more and staff.
I would definitely stay here again
Nice stay on the way to Mussoorie - Stayed for a night. Centrally located. Nice clean room. Booked via OYO. The food was excellent. The trip from jolly grant airport took an hour and half. The room service... read more was prompt and efficient. The service staff did not wait around for tips (unlike some other hotels in other places that I have stayed). The hotel reception staff arranged for the taxi to Mussoorie. RS 15OO for a swift desire. The driver was good. The trip to Mussoorie took an hour and 15 minutes. On the way there is a gate where one has to pay a toll of Rs 50.