the place chail as well as hotel ekant are very relaxing places. there is not much hustle bustle of cars and traffic and the rooms are very clean and spacious. they are also at a fraction of the cost of most other hotels in chail.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Ekant, a resort where Hospitality is a tradition and is striving to provide a homely atmosphere with a panoramic view from all of its 17 well furnished rooms with all the modern amenities : 24 hrs.running hot & cold water,wall to wall carpeting,wooden flooring, Color TV, Cable Connection, Terrace, Yoga & Meditation, Multi-cuisine Restaurant, Parking, Room Service. We can say "A Gateway to Chail." Chail was essentially a sleepy little mountain village set in a beautiful locale till the 19th century. Its transformation began in 1893, when the Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala decided to create a new summer capital which would be 'better' than Shimla; all this for a bruised ego, after he was banished from Shimla for eloping with Lord Kitchner's daughter. Lord Kitchner just happened to be the Commander-in-Chief of the British Indian Army at that time. ... more less