Mountain view
Free WiFi
Free parking
Private bathroom
Daily housekeeping
Parking on site

Offering a mountain view, The Hive Cottage is located in Nainital, 0.7 miles from Nainital. Free WiFi is provided and free private parking is available on site.

The accommodation has a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Towels are featured.

Guests can enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant. The property also offers packed lunches.

Pantnagar Airport is 24.2 miles from the property. Kathgodam railway station is 21.1 miles from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

The Hive Cottage has been welcoming guests since 9 Dec 2016.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, American, Buffet

Free private parking available on-site

Reliable info
Guests say the description and photos for this property are very accurate.


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • hi, do you have driver's accommodation available as well ?
    No drivers accomodation at our property but there are options at a walking distance.
    Answered on 19 February 2021
  • We need five rooms with two extra bed . Best rooms facing lake and having balcony. Rooms are needed after 25 th June 21. Can we have deal or discussio..
    You can check our rates on All our rooms are mountain view.
    Answered on 17 June 2021
  • My fiance stays in Nainital any restrictions on her coming over to the hotel or any covid related or vaccination certificate reqd ?
    Yes it will be required at the border.
    Answered on 5 August 2021
  • Can you tell that whether the room in suites have a door in between or not
    Yes they do
    Answered on 1 February 2021
  • Is there a fan available in room ?
    Yes its available
    Answered on 6 July 2021
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Host Information

Company review score: 8.9Based on 103 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

Hi, I am Aman, Marketing and Reservations Manager of The Hive Cottage, Nainital. At the Hive, we always try to fulfill your needs and expectations. You can share your feedback with us as it will be helpful for us to serve everyone even better. The Hive Cottage staff is waiting to welcome you.

Property information

I would like to introduce The Hive Cottage, Nainital. The Hive is a heritage luxury cottage with all modern facilities. It was used by Christopher William Corbett, the father of legendary Jim Corbett as post office, the first of its kind in Kumaon. Currently it is owned by Dr. Ranjeet Bhargava, grandson of legendary Munshi Naval Kishore of Lucknow. It is situated in Ayarpatta hills. Many tourist places are nearby to the Hive like Cave Gardens, Bara Patthar, Lovers Point, waterfall, Himalaya Darshan and much more. It is just 1.5 km away from Naini lake and mall road. This is a perfect place for a small family group or friends group. Maximum 20 guests can be accommodated in the Hive at the same time. It is safe place for small kids. The environment of the Hive is very comfortable and noise free. You can enjoy the true natural beauty of this hill station here. We are waiting to welcome and serve you!

Neighbourhood information

At just 1.5 km away you can enjoy boating. shopping, evening walk at the Mall Road (the road covering the lake). You can go for the rope way, High Altitude Zoo, Raj Bhawan nearby. At around 15-30 km: Bhowali Ghorakhal Temple, Bhimtal, Hanuman Temple, Naukuchiyatal, Sattal. 1- 10 km away you can enjoy Cave Garden. Bara Patthar, Horse Riding, Snow View Point, waterfall.

Languages spoken

Property surroundings *
1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: Indian

Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.
Facilities of The Hive Cottage
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Sit back and relax
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Private entrance
  • Water park Off-site Additional charge
  • Horse riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Sofa
  • Desk
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Packed lunches
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secured parking
  • Street parking
  • Valet parking
  • Car hire
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Safety & security
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Hindi

House rules

The Hive Cottage takes special requests - add in the next step!


13:00 - 22:30

You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.


08:00 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 13 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 5 years
Cot upon request
6 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
Rs. 750 per child, per night
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
Rs. 1,000 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please inform The Hive Cottage in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

In the event of an early departure, the property will charge you the full amount for your stay.

FAQs about The Hive Cottage

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Hive Cottage by:

    • Taxi 3h

  • Check-in at The Hive Cottage is from 13:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The Hive Cottage has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Yes, The Hive Cottage is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at The Hive Cottage on this page.

  • The Hive Cottage offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Water park
    • Horse riding

  • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at The Hive Cottage (subject to availability). These have:

    • 1 bedroom
    • 2 bedrooms

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at The Hive Cottage (subject to availability). These can accommodate:

    • 2 guests
    • 4 guests

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • The Hive Cottage is 350 yards from the centre of Nainital.

  • The prices at The Hive Cottage may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at The Hive Cottage can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • American
    • Buffet