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Innkeeper
E-mail: aapoaap.shimla@gmail.com

Homestay Information

  • We do not provide room service - Breakfast, dinner, tea/coffee etc. is served in the dining room of main house.

  • There is no restaurant - Vegetarian Dinner is cooked in house kitchen on advance request of 24 hours.

  • There is no elevator/lift - Access to guest rooms/ dining room/lounge is by staircase only.

  • There is no central heating - One electric heater is provided per set during winter months along with electric blankets for the beds.

  • Distance to Mall Road is 10 Km by car - 12 Km. by bus and 6.5 Km on foot.

  • There is no intercom/phone in rooms.

  • Cleaning is available on alternate days between 11:30 A.M and 01:30 P.M only. Bath/hand towels and bed linen/pillow covers are changed after every 3 nights.

  • Please read the following points carefully before booking:

  • We are located at a distance of 10 Km. from the Shimla Mall Road / The Lift/ Town Centre. It takes 20-30 minutes by car for one side transfer between Mall road & Aapo Aap, depending on road, traffic & weather conditions. For better understanding the neighborhood and transport options, kindly refer to the Location Tab.

  • Cleaning is available on alternate days between 11:30 A.M and 01:30 P.M only. Bath/hand towels and bed linen/pillow covers are changed after every 3 nights. Please maintain the cleanliness of your room in general. Kindly leave your room key with the staff if you wish to avail any of the aforementioned service.

  • Room service is not available : Limited room service for changing or replenishing drinking water in the guest room is available. There is no intercom/phone in the rooms.

  • Meals, including breakfast & dinner, are served in the dining room of the main house.

  • Continental Breakfast is served between 08:00 AM and 10:00 AM. Indian breakfast is served between 09:00 AM and 10:00 AM, on prior request. Please submit request for Indian breakfast the evening before.

  • There is no restaurant : Simple lunch & dinner (vegetarian or lacto-ovo vegetarian) can be prepared at home on prior request of at least 6 hours. For Himachali cuisine, dinner request needs to be placed the previous night. We do not prepare meat/meat products at home.

  • Lunch is served between 01:00 PM (13:00) - 02:00 PM (14:00); and Dinner is served between 07:00 PM (19:00) and 09:00 PM (21:00).

  • We plan our lunch & dinner menu according to our guest's preferences. Since we cook meals on request, meals ordered but not consumed will be charged at full price. Local produce is used in the kitchen.

  • Home-cooked meals are charged per head on individual basis. Sharing of plate would be charged as per number of persons sharing it individually. Meals are charged per meal, per person.

  • Food Delivery At Home: Meals (lunch & dinner) can also be ordered, between 12:00PM and 09:00 PM, from restaurants as per their actual food menu prices and delivery charges. Last order is taken at 09:00 PM for delivery at home. Delivery time is approximately 01:00 hour. For any specific requirements, please email/call us beforehand for arrangement.

  • Food ordered from outside restaurants is NOT served in the guest room by house staff. It can be carried by the guests to their room on their own. Do not keep the empty utensils, after meals, outside the room! Please wash the utensils with water before returning them.

  • Charges for breakfast and other meals, if opted for along with the room, cannot be adjusted towards any other account of rent/meals/sundry etc.

  • We do not prepare and/or serve alcohol & meat products. There is no restriction on the same being bought in by the guests themselves.

  • Eggs are not served during Navratras – Prayer days (twice a year for 7-10 days, usually in the months of April and October). No meat/egg products can be ordered from outside during that period.

  • Shops of daily requirements such as dairy, grocery, vegetable & fruit shops are in the vicinity. There is a Hindu temple and Tibetan Buddhist monastery within walking distance (15-20 mins.) as well.

  • We use & provide RO/UV treated, purified & filtered water for drinking in guest rooms. The same is used for cooking/tea/coffee making purposes.

  • Aapo Aap is a smoke-free property throughout. All rooms are non-smoking. Smoking is prohibited inside the room/washroom/common areas.

  • "Aapo Aap" is walk-up premises. There is no elevator.
  • To maintain the peaceful environment please refrain from loud music or noise from your room.

  • We have 3 dogs - There is one pet dog inside the main house & 2 adopted mutts outside on the premises. The dogs are not chained and roam around freely. All dogs are properly vaccinated by Government vets every year.

  • The rooms as well as suites & apartments are independent of the main house & hence there is no movement of our pet dogs inside the guest accommodation.

  • You may keep the chair and tables outside for sitting purposes on your own but please keep them inside your room before leaving the room unattended.

  • All types of Visa, MasterCard and Maestro cards are accepted. We do not accept American Express cards. There is an ATM/cash dispensing machine at a distance of 1.25 Kms. as well.

  • Tips are at the sole discretion of the guests and are distributed equally among the staff members.

  • There is no waiting/sleeping room. If you are arriving early morning, before the specified check-in time, please confirm the availability of your room with your host. Standard check-in time is after 14:00 (02:00 PM).

  • Luggage may be stored in the common room at guest’s own risk.

  • Regular items left behind require you to contact us for return, within India, for a flat fee of Rs. 500/-. Payment needs to be sent before we initiate the courier transfer. Parcel is subject to clearance by the courier company. Larger items & International courier will incur extra charges.

  • Access to “Windows 7” based, “Skype” enabled desktop computer with Internet access is available for all in-house guests. Free WiFi is available at front desk, dining room and lounge.

  • The Wi-Fi speed/ connectivity depends on network and weather conditions. Management cannot be held responsible for any speed/connectivity related issues. Full amount of Wi-Fi plan, for optional (paid) in-room WiFi internet connectivity (portable Wi-Fi rental), will be charged regardless of internet speed & connectivity.

  • In-house laundry can be done within 36-48 hours, subject to weather conditions. Shoes and soiled clothes are not washed. Laundry done at the risk of the guest. Ironing service is not available. Additional charges apply.

  • Please DO NOT flush down the drain any condoms/latex, sanitary napkins, infant/adult diapers and/or anything made out of non-biodegradable material such as plastic, cloth or polythene bags as it leads to choking of sewerage lines.

  • Guests are requested to refrain from washing clothes in the washroom on their own as that leads to choking of the water lines & wastage of water, which is very scarce here. Please help us in conserving water.

  • Please switch off all the electrical appliances when leaving your room unattended, as a safety precaution. The management and staff reserves the right to check the rooms & turn off the electrical appliances.

  • Kindly read the room type, description and inclusions carefully before booking through online/offline travel agents. Facilities & services offered on direct booking may not be available if booked through travel agents, travel portals, tour operators or third party sites.

  • Many places of tourist attraction in Shimla (Monuments, museums, zoo, wildlife sanctuary, aviary, forts etc.) in Shimla are likely to be closed on Mondays & public holidays. While making your tour plan, do keep this information in mind.

  • Twin bed refers to two single beds placed further apart while queen bed means one combined large bed. Both types of bedrooms accommodate two persons on existing beds.

  • Some rooms have an additional bed placed in them for convenience/sitting purpose. Usage of such a bed for sleeping purpose by any additional person would invite an extra charge .

  • The measurement of bed size is in “Inches”.
  • Low lying wooden bed with cotton mattress, sleeping sheet and pillow is provided as an extra bed in rooms (only one).

  • Aapo Aap is not centrally heated. Electric room heaters are provided in the winter months (November - March). Only one room heater is provided per set.

  • Electric blankets are provided in every bed during winter months (November - March). Hot water bottle is provided in extra bed.

  • Emergency power backup (electricity generator) is available between 06:00 pm to 09:30 pm and between 07:30 am to 09:30am during winter months (November 1st to March 31st) and between 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm during other seasons/months, subject to weather conditions.

  • Kindly refrain from using open flame candle in the rooms. We provide solar power rechargeable emergency lights, on request, in case of power failure.

  • Property has limited desk hours. Please contact prior to arrival regarding arrival time to ensure smooth check-in.

  • Kindly do not invite strangers into our home. Rights of admission reserved.

  • Please let us know in advance, before your arrival, if you have any food/spice/nut allergies or dietary restrictions.

  • Kindly refrain from picking flowers from the garden/pots.

  • Any damage/breakage or loss of items resulting out of guest's carelessness will have to be paid in full by the guest (including the freight and handling charges).

  • We speak as well as understand Hindi and English.

Hospitably Yours,
Innkeeper @ Aapoaap

E-Mail: aapoaap.shimla@gmail.com

Aapo Aap Shimla Homestay : Shimla homestays, Himachal homestays, Shimla B&B, Shimla bnb, Shimla bed and breakfast
On Spiritual parameters, Aapo Aap gives you total energy of facing the rising sun. In its south west, there is spiritual protection of Maa Tara Devi. The terrace, on which the meditation room is located, has beautiful unobstructed view which is ideally suited for Sadhna. The mediation room with its tapering conical roof lined with wood and having big glass windows on all sides makes it an ideal place for merging individual consciousness in Cosmic Consciousness.

"Aapo Aap" literally means "On Its Own" (Swatah-in Hindi). This name has been inspired by our Guruji's place known as "Dera Aapo Aap" ("Dera" means "Living Abode")

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