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The Shire Guest House

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Within a five-minute drive from the hustle and bustle of Gangtok town, the quiet stillness and tranquility pervades the idyllic location of The Shire, where you can sip tea in the garden ad-midst flowers blooming and with the quiet companionship of the flutter of butterfly wings. The mighty Khangchendzonga, the guardian deity of Sikkim lies resplendent in all its glory showering munificence on all who gaze at her. The tradition of Sikkimese hospitality is evident from the fact that The Shire is a home away from home. We believe in not only providing Rooms but providing large open spaces and green areas for our guests. As soon as one enters through the driveway we have a garden area behind the bamboo grove and the garden area connects to the open terrace area from which one can view the opposite valley,with beautiful sunsets,stargaze at night and above all it has a direct view of the summit of the Worlds Third highest peak in all its beauty. Indoors we have a lot of common seating areas with a indoor fireplace and a library.
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Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Smoking rooms available
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HOTEL STYLE
Quaint
Charming
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This homely place is just the right place to relax after a long hectic tour all over Sikkim, away from all the hustle bustle of the streets of Gangtok. The ambience,the host, just everything here makes you feel at peace and at home.Me n my...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Guys this is the Bestest homestay in gangtok... the family members are the best people i have ever met in my life.. visiting gangtok den this is the best homestay for anyone ... the room services, cleanliness, all the facilities were upto the mark...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Without doubt one of the best homestays I stayed during my time in Sikkim! Upon arrival,we were warmly welcomed by the host. The family was extremely friendly.Karma is an amazing host & very down to earth and knowledgeable person and will take care of your...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome place to stay in Gangtok. Karma the host is courteous and very helpful and will guide you appropriately. Nice ambience and very good home food. Serene and beautiful full place. We were very happy with our 2 night stay over here.

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Karma and his mother (and the entire family) do their absolute best to ensure a warm and comfortable home away from home. Absolutely mouthwatering food, cozy and clean rooms and the family's helpfulness go a long way to make your stay memorable. The location is...More

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"For the ground floor, try to get the room with the garden/ sitting area view. It is the biggest and the..."
520asmitas
21 Jun 2018
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"Ours was a standard room that a window towards the garden. We loved it."
SwetaM109
15 Jun 2018
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"Good rooms and very good home food."
raveendrap2018
1 May 2018
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"All rooms are ok but you will get nice view of out side of the guset house in garden"
SudhirKubal
27 Apr 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 19 - US$ 63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaSikkimEast SikkimGangtok
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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