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“Excelent Hospitality at a very very reasonable rate :-)”
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Hotel Rainbow
Ranked #17 of 80 Shillong B&B and Inns
Reviewed 29 November 2011

This is a fantastic property. The exterior of the building hides its charm as it looks like a small box from the main road however when you’re inside the story is totally different. The property owners name coincidentally is also the one I share "Karan".
I met Mr Karan there, who is the owners son and I was over whelmed by the time and patents he had spent on me. Karan (proprietor) has become a good friend of mine and what I realize is that they run a couple of hotels in Shillong itself in which Hotel Rainbow is the newest vibrant one.
At first when I reached the hotel I was greeted with a warm smile and to my surprise I found the Hotel decor far exceeding the previous 3 star property in which I had stayed during my previous visit to Shillong. The wood paneling the LED lights the carpet flooring and the giant aquarium. It all felt so unrealistic at such a low price.
I stayed in one of the terrace deluxe rooms which was well done up with bamboo and pinewood in its interior. Another thing I liked about my room was the usage of LED lights which no hotels in Shillong are doing apart from them. The best part of my stay was not the room but it came as a pleasant surprise to me when I realized that in the evening they were going to have a small bonfire in the terrace where we could gather and tea would be served to us.

If you’re in Shillong you must visit them.

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled on business
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3  Thank Karan N
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Reviewed 26 October 2011

This hotel is really an excellent Budget Hotel in Shillong.The hotel staffs are really good and helpful and extend help whenever required.The owner of this hotel always makes round and keep vigil over the maintenance of the hotel and try to improve a lot.This hotel improved a lot from my last visit.

The newly built section on the terrace is excellent and have a terrace Garden also which is great.Also the lobby is well decorated with Cane Furniture and Aquarium that builts a good look when one enters the hotel.

There is no in-house restaurant but they get good food from other nearby Hotel,so takes some time after ordering.


The reception staff specially Mr Asim is very cordial and helped us arranging vehicles for local sight-seeing and trip to Cheerapunji.

Remember this is a BUDGET HOTEL and an EXCELLENT one.

Room Tip: Rooms on the second and top floor are the good ones..specially the terrace one as you can have a vie...
  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled with family
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5  Thank sandyKolkata
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Reviewed 3 February 2011

If you want to find a good , nice and clean hotel, not very expensive.. Try the rainbow, just near police bazar. It is a fine place.

  • Stayed: December 2010, travelled as a couple
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5  Thank joellejeancharles
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Reviewed 10 January 2014
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  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled solo
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Thank Olga K
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Additional Information about Hotel Rainbow

Address: GS Road,, Shillong 793001, India
Region: India > Meghalaya > East Khasi Hills District > Shillong
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 80 B&Bs / Inns in Shillong
Price Range: ₹ 1,000 - ₹ 1,600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel is located in the heart of the city at GS road, which is popular among tourist for shopping and there are excellent restaurants over here as well. The hotel has rooms that can accommodate guest on a single, twin, triple or quad sharing basis. The rooms are very well furnished and gives the guest a feeling like it’s their own house. The hotel is fairly new and has started operations in the year 2006; however we have experience in the hospitality industry for more than 30 years.At the hotel you will find the service provided to you very efficient, professional and most important is that ever one has a warm smile on their faces. The staff working at our hotel comes from multicultural backgrounds. Languages such as English, Hindi, Khasi, Bengali, Assamese, Tamil, Oriya, Malayalam, Telegu, Kannada, Nepali and some regional languages as well are well versed among the hotel Staff. So where ever you come from you would always have someone here who would make you feel that this hotel is truly like a Rainbow. ... more   less 
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Hotel Rainbow Shillong, Meghalaya

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