Experience Mussoorie In The Lap Of Luxury at Jaypee Manor

It wouldn’t take a rocket scientist to figure why Ruskin Bond loved to sip on his evening cuppa at Jaypee Manor. Because, nestled comfortably in the Queen of Hills, this deluxe hotel has that certain quality that not many other luxurious establishments possess. It inspires.

And then, there’s the fact that it offers you a 180-degree view of the breath-taking Himalayas.

Claimed to be the only five-star deluxe resort hotel in the hills of Northern India, the property is a vertiginous six-hour drive from Delhi and 45 minutes away from Dehradun. Picture Palace. Lit almost entirely by natural light from the surroundings, the hotel is as eco-friendly as it exploits is location-handicap in wooing guests- many of them bigwigs from different walks of life (it is said that Vishal Bhardwaj conceptualised the movie Omkara on one of the terraces). The room themselves are endearing- the suites are nothing short of luxury pads- ideal for loved-up honeymooning couples, while the executive rooms are functional, well-equipped and come with a personal balcony, which affords you an unadulterated view of the mist-draped mountains.

The modern conferencing facilities have made the hotel a popular MICE destination. Anil Sharma, General Manager, said, “We have the facility to accommodate anywhere between 30 to 400 guests in our conference halls, and this has made us an ideal venue for residential conferences. In addition to this, we also offer a host of recreational facilities, like the bowling alley, electronic games, pool, billiards, skating rink and jogging track that are very popular among executives.” The rooms too, to cater to the businessman, come equipped with wi-fi, fax on demand, butler service, data port connectivity and car rentals.

Something about the perennial nip in the air in the hills is most likely to awaken your dormant gene of gluttony. In such an eventuality, the F&B outlets at the hotel are only too happy to serve up your choice of cibo. Regency, the multi-cuisine restaurant offers the discerning diner the best of Indian and international fare, replete with subtle stacks of sole fish, plump chicken grills, feisty curries, lush kebabs and a wholesome breakfast spread. Captain Young’s Café- 24 hour coffee shop- serves up a good Continental meal, while at the Marshal’s Lounge, you can sip on the poison of you choice, even as you take in the multifarious views.

Go on step further and indulge in the fitness centre, where a indoor-heated swimming pool takes pride of place along with the spa, which offers a number of relaxing massages, many of them aimed at the tightly-wound businessman.

In-between cushy sessions of luxury at the hotel, talk a stroll on the famed Mall Road, for great bargains, hot street food, and maybe even take a shot at a fleeting romance. Because, what happens in Mussoorie, is most likely to stay there.

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