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30 Best Homestays To Visit On Your First Trip To Pune

|Marianne Luz Molo
As the educational capital of India, Pune is the go-to city for students looking to expand their scholarly knowledge. Due to having several world-class educational institutions, nearly half of the international students in India are studying in Pune, making it the “Oxford of the East.”

Located on the right bank of the Mutha river, Pune has landmarks that beautifully represent Indian culture and history. The Lal Mahal, Kasba Ganapati Temple, and Shaniwar Wada are some of the well-known ones found in this city. Once the night sets in Pune, the city becomes vibrant with its extravagant nightlife attractions. Because of this, Pune is called “the most liveable city in India”, offering both education and recreation at its doors.

Whether you’re in the city to learn or want to bask in the exciting nightlife, what other ways to experience what Pune has to offer than to book your flight and stay at some of its best accommodations?

1. Royal Nest

The Royal Nest guesthouse is ideally situated near Pune’s top museums and universities. Only 15km from Fergusson College and 11km from the Darshan Museum, this guesthouse is perfect for relaxation after a busy day in the city.

The property has a garden, a terrace, and a bar available to all guests. And for selected units, travelers can enjoy a gorgeous mountain view of Pune. All units have a TV, a private bathroom, bed linen, towels, and a wardrobe.

With its fully furnished rooms and well-organized bed space, the Royal Nest guesthouse can make your stay in the city all the more relaxing.
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2. Ashirwad Guest House

Located close to the Ganapati Temple, Ashirwad Guest House is a budget-friendly accommodation for male travelers. It is in central Pune and has easy access to city transport and nearby food stalls.

This accommodation is akin to a male dormitory with a shared bathroom. The property has a restaurant, a 24-hour desk, and an ATM for convenience. Some rooms offer a balcony, while others have a city view. Ashirwad Guest House is notable for its helpful and optimistic hosts who offer advice on travel destinations in Pune.

For a place built in the heart of the city, it is well-maintained and retains its homey atmosphere.
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3. Niva Stays Eon

Niva Stays Eon, situated 6.7km from Aga Khan Palace, guarantees a convenient homestay for employees and tourists all over the city. It is close to noticeable landmarks such as EON IT Park and WTC, making work trips a less hassle commute.

Enjoy delicious homely cooking with Niva Stays Eon’s expert cook. A vegetarian breakfast is available every morning, and lunch is prepared with great care. All rooms have air-conditioning and toiletries, while free WiFi and free private parking are set for the whole property.

Niva Stays Eon is one of the best-situated homestays in Pune, truly a testimony to India’s biggest industrial hub.
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4. OYO Home Saraswati Niwas Vadgaon Budruk

Trendy and homely vibes will welcome you at OYO Home Saraswati Niwas Vadgaon Budruk in Pune. If you’re looking for a top-recommended OYO Hotel branch in the city, this guesthouse is the perfect match.

As a branch of OYO Hotels, this accommodation offers clean, safe, and secure units despite being a guesthouse. The hosts designed the facility to cater to the needs of your usual travelers coming to Pune, it delivers a comfortable atmosphere with its spacious and properly ventilated rooms.

Only 600m from Cricket Ground and Durga Café, come and enjoy your stay at one of OYO Hotels' top-rated guesthouses.
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5. Oakwood Residence Naylor Road Pune

If you’re looking for a comfortable place with top-quality cleanliness, excellent service, and a convenient location in Pune, look no further than Oakwood Residence.

Located in the heart of Koregaon Park, this homestay is recommended for couples traveling around Pune. Oakwood values cleanliness above all and as such, they implement a strict hygiene standard with their bathrooms and facilities sanitized to the brim. There is a free laundry service for guests and a convenience store just 25m from the property.

A budget-friendly apartment with the service and quality of a five-star hotel, Oakwood Residence is one of Pune’s top picks for homestays.
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6. Oxford Golf Resort

One of the most beautifully designed resorts in Pune is located 13km from the city. Oxford Golf Resort focuses on privacy and emphasizes the beautiful mountain landscapes of Pune, perfect for golf enthusiasts.

Situated in Bavdhan, this resort has fully furnished rooms to ensure the top comfort offered to guests. Its floor-to-ceiling wood chalets make up a nice private atmosphere for each unit, and large windows are placed in each room for that fresh mountain air. For non-golfers, the resort also offers a plethora of indoor activities in the form of games and clubs.

Choose Oxford Golf Resort so you can take in a much-needed rest in the form of Scotland’s best recreational activity.
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7. Treebo Trend Park View Hadapsar

At Treebo Trend Park View Hadapsar homestay in Pune, you can stay in one of Treebo Hotels' service apartments in the city center's recreational areas.

You have easy access to nearby parks and recreation, with Bund Garden only 6.6km from the property. Tourist spots include Darshan Museum which is only 6.4km from the homestay. The apartment has a restaurant that offers self-catering accommodations, and rooms have a nice view of the city's landscapes.

Relaxation and travel are all available at Treebo Trend Park View Hadapsar. A service apartment that has excellent value for money with a calm atmosphere amidst the busy city.
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8. AR Suites Fontana Bay

The AR Suites Fontana Bay is a fantastic getaway from the hustle and bustle of traveling around India. This is a much-needed homestay for travelers wanting to relax and rest their feet.

The apartment is a 10-minute drive from Pune International Airport, while Pune Central Mall and the main railway station are nearby. Airport transfers are provided for guests who are staying. The location is perfect as all the nearby good places like Kalyani Veg and Irani Café, are all at a walkable distance from the homestay.

A top recommended place to stay and unwind after a few rough patches traveling around the city. This homestay makes sure that you are well-rested and full of energy upon checkout.
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9. Bauhinia

Bauhinia is a perfect homestay for travelers seeking a quiet facility surrounded by a calm street and a homely atmosphere in the city of Pune.

Despite being built around the city’s central and 2.8km from Fergusson College, the Bauhinia homestay still retains the tranquility of the countryside. The homestay is a perfect match for couples staying for a few days. Each unit is neatly decorated with tiled floors and a lively shared lounge area. Because of its quiet streets, it is great for early morning walks for guests wanting to explore the city’s surroundings. The location is also tourist friendly with nearby ATMS that offer currency exchange.

Bauhinia is one of the best places in Pune with top-quality service and a welcoming homely atmosphere.
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10. Treebo Trend Brooks Manor

Another great option from Treebo Hotels is for travelers looking for a budget-friendly apartment in the city.

This lovely budget apartment is only 7.4km from Bund Garden, and the property has various facilities, such as a game room for guests to entertain themselves without leaving the homestay. All the staff working for Treebo Hotels are well-trained. The host and all the workers are time-efficient and they provide excellent food service. Despite being in the city, street noise is filtered inside the apartment so travelers can enjoy their leisure time in peace.

With that said, booking in Treebo Trend Brooks Manor will let you immerse in all Pune city has to offer as well as provide a solitary retreat to rest and unwind at the end of each day.
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11. Copper Apartment 1BHK

Come and rest your weary head at Copper Apartment 1BHK located near the University of Pune and Fergusson College. It features a balcony that accentuates the scenery from Pataleshwar Cave Temple for all scholarly travelers.

This apartment is fully air-conditioned with a functioning kitchen and bathroom, and a flat-screen TV is also available. Enjoy your morning stay while the staff prepares a continental, Full English/Irish or Italian cuisine for breakfast served straight to your doors.

We know how stressful and hectic it is to be a learning professional in the busy city of Pune, and that is why Copper Apartment 1BHK makes it their goal to keep you well-rested and energetic each day.
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12. Royal Orchid Golden Suites Pune

A place where you can stay close to the multiplex and shopping malls is the Royal Orchid Golden Suites in Pune. It is rated as one of the most visited accommodations for a family trip.

It offers facilities such as a fitness center and a balcony overlooking gorgeous greenery. It is only 5 minutes away from the airport and staff will gladly offer transfers for an added fee. Situated in the shopping district, it is a nice area for jogs and guests who adore cycling. The property also sports a café that serves a wide breakfast buffet spread, available for lunch and dinner.

Overall, staying in Royal Orchid Golden Suites is recommended for a first-time trip to Pune.
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13. Royal Plam Hospitality Services

A perfect location where you can take in the captivating beauty of Pune city’s greenery while unwinding on a relaxing balcony. Enjoy a gorgeous garden and cycle around the area to take in that fresh Pune air.

This homestay takes great emphasis on its garden and all the balconies, terraces, and shared lounge have a view of the said garden. The property also offers a bicycle and car rental service for guests wanting to explore the city. Pune International Airport is only 6km from the property and staff are willing to offer a free shuttle to guests.

Amidst the busy educational capital of India, take a seat and let the beauty of the countryside relax your soul.
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14. White Villa Suites

Within the business district of Pune lies White Villa Suites, an exceptional accommodation for work meet-ups and get-togethers. Staying here will give you the best location for both meeting up for business and exploring the city right after.

The villa provides a wide range of amazing facilities for all such as a quiet meeting room or a spacious hall complete with functioning faculties. The accommodation also has a garden, a shared lounge, a terrace, and a balcony overlooking both the view of the city and the villa’s garden. Free private parking is available for guests staying as well as visitors.

Never stop working in the middle of traveling during your stay at White Villa Suites.
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15. SaffronStays Happy Fields

SaffronStays Happy Fields is a place where guests from all over can experience life on a farm. It’s a luxury farm stay serving organic food straight from the fields to your table.

Featuring a pool view from an outdoor swimming pool where guests can admire the work on the farm, as well as the view of a gorgeous garden. The property has free bikes available, and cycling can be enjoyed within the area of the villa because of its convenient location away from the city.

Although situated a bit far from the city, SaffronStays is the best place for a quick getaway from the hustle and bustle.
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16. Gargi Corporate House Roystonea

This homestay in Pune features a view from Darshan Museum. Gargi Corporate House is a service apartment that provides relaxation and comfort to all travelers looking to visit Pune’s historical monuments.

The house features a flat-screen satellite TV. The kitchen is equipped with all necessary working appliances such as a fridge, an oven, and a dishwasher. The bathroom has a functioning shower with free toiletries and bathrobes handled by the staff.

For a simple service apartment, Gargi Corporate House excels in equipment quality and overall above-average service from their staff. Book your trips now and get your money’s worth and more.
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17. WabiSabi Stay

The WabiSabi Stay is perfect for guests looking for a private homestay with a quiet atmosphere in Pune.

Set in the Maharashtra region of Pune, this homestay welcomes travelers looking for a quiet recluse away from the noise of the city. This homestay emphasizes privacy with a self-service accommodation, free private parking, and a private bathroom. There is free WiFi for the whole property and free toiletries upon request. For breakfast, a full English/Irish, American, or Asian cuisine is available every morning.

A top recommended homestay for work and general leisure time that demands a peaceful and serene atmosphere all around.
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18. SaffronStays Riverdale, Mulshi

Another SaffronStays homestay is near Riverdale International School in Mulshi, Pune. It is a lakefront villa featuring an outdoor pool and a mountain view.

The villa has a terrace overlooking both the pool and the mountains with a private pool also readily available if guests inform the staff beforehand. Free private parking is available to guests, making this place a worthwhile visit for a family trip or multiple guests. The villa has 4 separate bedrooms, complete with bathrooms and free toiletries.

SaffronStays in Mulshi, Pune is a gorgeous villa in the city that completes every traveler’s checklist for a summer vacation.
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19. Aquarius Resort

Aquarius Resort in Pune is located 400m from Points Café, it is only a drive away from the local museums and other entertainment landmarks of the city.

This resort offers complete amenities plus a terrace overlooking a great view of the garden while you eat. The property offers private parking and a bar. This resort has been rated a great place to stay for couples. Each room has a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom with bed linen and towels.

Aquarius Resort is a perfect homestay for couple and family trips looking for a budget-friendly place with top-notch facilities, equipment, and staff.
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The COLIWO UN located in the middle of Pune is an excellent homestay for guests just arriving in the city.

Only 950m from the famous PMC Garden, this homestay can be used for work and recreation because of its convenient location and facilities. The property has a garden, a shared lounge, and a terrace. All rooms have a desk and a patio with a mesmerizing view of the city streets. Rest your feet, sip from a cup of coffee, and take in your first few breaths of fresh air in Pune.

As the name suggests, it’s a top-recommended place for a quick stay for first-time flyers to Pune.
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21. Beautiful and Cozy 2BHK Flat

The Beautiful and Cozy 2BHK Flat, known for its eye-catching garden and overall beautiful exterior design, is near the city’s airport in Vidyanagar, Pune.

This homestay is a unique, gorgeous house with beautifully decorated interiors and a wonderful vibe. The owners recommend guests stay over for the holidays as the property gets seasonal decorations perfect for picture taking. The homestay takes emphasis on its garden and each bedroom has a view of the greenery it provides.

At this Beautiful and Cozy 2BHK Flat in Vidyanagar, they make the holidays welcome even the weariest of travelers. Book your reservations now and let your family enjoy a classic Pune holiday season.
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22. Hermitage Suites Koregaon Park Garden & Terrace Room

Reviewed as one of the top homestays for its location and highly recommended by locals, Hermitage Suites is located in Koregaon Park and is a great property for a family outing.

As a suite situated in Pune’s very own Koregaon Park, this homestay is very close to some of the best and most famous restaurants, pubs, and grocery stores. They offer a bicycle rental service for guests who are sightseeing around the area and a garden view from the property’s terrace. There is also private parking available and free WiFi around the property.

A different experience awaits you at this homestay, be ready to be greeted by the culture and customs that locals will provide.
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23. 4BHK Luxurious Service Apartment

Rated by previous guests as their go-to homestay for friends and family trips in Pune, 4BHK Luxurious Service Apartment features a highly trained chef that serves exquisite quality dishes.

Situated 300m from Aga Khan Palace, the apartment has a terrace with both a garden and a city view. The staff will serve a vegetarian breakfast that is both delicious and neatly presented. The rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, a dining area, and a kitchen. The staff is well versed in both English and Hindi to accommodate international travelers during the reception.

4BHK Luxurious Service Apartment is a wonderful choice for travelers wanting to experience the local cuisine Pune has to offer.
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24. Apple Tree Apartments Koregaon Park

Located in the middle of Koregaon Park and only a short walk from a plethora of cafes and restaurants, Apple Tree Apartments gives you mesmerizing city views and impeccable cleanliness.

Being an accommodation in Pune, the building gets crowded from time to time, therefore, making it easy to contract diseases. This apartment prioritizes the health and safety of the guests above all. As such, they uphold strict practices in social distancing and participate in regular disinfection of the property. This is a peaceful apartment unit located close to everything you would ever need.

From the cleanliness down to excellent service, previous guests have rated Apple Tree Apartments as their favorite place to stay in Pune.
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25. The Grand Tulip

Enjoy a gorgeous place at the heart of the city of Pune with The Grand Tulip homestay. Whether it's exceptional customer service or responsive staff, this homestay goes out of its way to exceed your expectations.

Only 10m from known restaurants such as Jijau Upahar and the famous park Garware Balbhavan, the homestay is known to be situated in a convenient location. With Pune International Airport being 12km away, the staff is willing to provide a paid shuttle service. A buffet of continental or vegetarian breakfast is available every morning and served straight to each room.

Keep your eyes out on any open reservation slots for The Grand Tulip to finally experience an enjoyable and hassle-free trip.
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26. 1BHK AC Service Apartment 301

Located near Pataleshwar Cave Temple and Fergusson College, 1BHK AC Service Apartment 301 offers a different type of stay. This apartment caters most to international students, as evidenced by its location and nearby landmarks.

Only 12km from the University of Pune and other established schools, the property has excellent city views. It also sports a garden and a terrace that lets the fresh air brush down from atop the Pune hills, making each morning a refreshing sight.

An accommodation in the center of the city, it is budget-friendly and fit for students and families alike. The host is modest, and accommodating, and makes sure to take care of the little details.
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27. Bamboo Villa Silent Stylish 3.5 BHK Villa

Have a delightful stay at the lovely Bamboo Villa Silent Stylish 3.5 BHK Villa. Perfect for travelers looking for a stylish place to stay while admiring the city sights.

The villa features a terrace and a balcony with a delightful garden view. The kitchen has all appliances needed for a longer stay, such as a fridge, an oven, a washing machine, a microwave, and a stovetop. The property has great amenities and accessibility for a cost-effective homestay.

Only 300m from Vithoba Balaji Murkute Park, Bamboo Villa Silent Stylish 3.5 BHK Billa is a perfect accommodation to start learning more about the wonders of Pune.
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28. MajickMoments Hadapsar

One of the highly recommended homestays in Pune is the MajickMoments Hadapsar. It is recommended for its location being at the center of Magarpatta City where known business centers are located, making this place a perfect rest spot for traveling employees.

If you’re looking for a homestay that serves Asian cuisine, the chef here will go further and beyond what you have in mind. Enjoy an Asian breakfast while overlooking a lovely garden. For local sightseeing purposes, the property is only 400m from DC Sports Ground and Aditi Garden.

Enjoy a clean and comfortable stay while you focus on work as the staff over at MajickMoments Hadapsar will do their best not to disturb you.
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29. Palm Retreat The Villa

If you’re looking for a beautifully decorated homestay in Pune, look no further than Palm Retreat The Villa. It offers both comfort of home and social activities for multiple parties.

The homestay has a local feel to it from its warmly painted exterior seemingly inviting you into the well-kept interior with brightly lit rooms. The property has an outdoor pool which is open all year round. Up on the terrace is the biggest attraction of the homestay, guests can partake in a barbecue party every night. And as a bonus, it’s only a minute's walk from the property to the villa’s lake for fishing enthusiasts.

This is a lovely villa deserving of your visit and is only a quarter of what the beautiful city of Pune has to offer.
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30. SmartStay

A captivating and chic designed place to stay in Pune is the SmartStay found near Udaan Biodiversity Park. It features a central location close to the airport and the central city market.

This little homestay has each of its units decorated in the most vibrant colors of India. Staying here makes you feel like staying at a local friend’s house, from the locally made furniture down to the wooden bathroom cabinets. The property has a bicycle and car rental service available for guests. For room service, the chef serves a vegetarian breakfast.

The host in SmartStay is passionate and personally attends to each of their guest’s needs himself. Choose a homestay that is run by lovely people dedicated to the business and you won’t regret the trip.
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There’s an abundance of places to stay in Pune, but booking trips become difficult if you’re trying to make the most out of it. With these top recommended homestays, your planned vacation to the most liveable city in India will soon be a reality. We hope you choose the right homestay for you and have the best time in Pune.
Marianne Luz Molo
Born in Tacloban City, the cultural center of the Philippines. She has made trips to other parts of the country such as Baguio, South Cotabato, and Palawan. Cycling is her favorite mode of traveling as it lets her get close and personal with the locals. She seeks out the places with the most diverse customs and aims to let the world discover these hidden gems.

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