Cheap Hotels in Silchar, Assam

By | May 27, 2012

Cheap Hotels in Silchar

The headquarters of Cachar district in the Indian state of Assam, Silchar offers a large variety of tourist attractions right from scenic beauty to architectural splendor. It is a very attractive destination greatly inhabited by Bengalis with an exceptionally picturesque destination.

The beautiful and famous temple with the idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati on top of the Bhuvan hills is a renowned tourist spot and a place enormously famous for its pilgrimage significance. Around 5 kms to its north is the popular Maniharan temple where a good number of festivals like Shivaratri, Doljatra and Baruni are held every year and devotees from different parts of Assam comes to offer their prayers. This place is also well liked for a fun-fair generally held in the grounds of the temple.  Silchar is also known for the Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited located at Panchgram which is one of the biggest paper mills in Asia. Apart from these, this city an abode of peace and happiness is also well admired for the Palace of Kachari Kings, Kachakanti Kali Mandir, Martyrs’ Tomb and many more.

Most of the cheap hotels in Silchar are located in the heart of the city within walking distance of its business places, shopping and entertainment areas, equipped with all modern amenities required for a memorable stay. These hotels provide quality accommodation and services at reasonable prices and are friendly, attentive and care taking. They provide mouth watering food, spacious rooms with well maintained furniture, paintings and other decorative items.

Some of the cheap hotels in Silchar are here as under:

Renu Hotel, Silchar Rs. 200 onwards
Mohini Hotels and Restaurant, Silchar Rs. 300 onwards
Sharda Hotel, Silchar Rs. 300  onwards
Great eastern Hotel, Silchar Rs. 300 onwards
Geetanjali Hotel, Silchar Rs. 300  onwards
Rambo Hotel, Silchar Rs. 300  onwards
Swagat  Hotel, Silchar Rs. 300 onwards
Shabtadi Hotel, Silchar Rs. 400 onwards
Indraprastha Hotel, Silchar Rs. 400   onwards
Center Palace Hotel, Silchar Rs. 400   onwards
Silchar Tourist Lodge, Silchar Rs. 400  onwards
Kanishka Hotel, Silchar Rs. 400  onwards
Krishna Hotel, Silchar Rs. 500  onwards
JC International Hotel, Silchar Rs. 500 onwards
Ellora Hotel, Silchar Rs. 500 onwards
Kalpataru Hotel, Silchar  Rs. 500 onwards
Sankari Hotel, Silchar Rs. 500 onwards
Kusumananda Hotel, Silchar Rs. 500 onwards
Anjali Hotel, Silchar Rs. 500 onwards
Bani Hotel, Silchar Rs. 500 onwards
Borail View Hotel, Silchar Rs. 600 onwards
Hotel Rose Valley, Silchar Rs. 900 onwards
Riya Palace Hotel ,Silchar

Rs. 1695 onwards

About Silchar

Silchar, the second largest city in the Indian state of Assam and the headquarters of Cachar district is an extremely picturesque destination in the north-eastern region.  The city situated 420 km south-east of Guwahati on the banks of the River Barak is well-known as Barak Valley.

Famous as a major commercial centre due to its popular tea and rice cultivation, attracts traders and tourists from different parts of the country. It is a peaceful town mostly inhabited by Bengalis speaking the Sylheti dialect, Assamese, Manipuris comprises of Meiteis and Bishnupriyas, Marwaris, Mizos, Nagas etc. The town is also an economic gateway to the state of Mizoram and Manipur.

Some of the important localities of Silchar include Central Road, Tarapur, Sadarghat, Janiganj, Park Road, Ambikapatty, Premtala, Shillongpatty, Nazirpatty, Sonai Road, Rangirkhari, Link Road, etc.

Food

Rice, Dal (pulses), Shak (cooked green leafy vegetable), bhaja/bora (anything fried), Macher Jhol (Fish curry) and tok (sour dish) constitute the traditional meal of the people of Silchar.  Apart from regular foods and snacks, a good number of dishes prepared with dried fish particularly Shidal chutney, is greatly   loved by the Silcharians.

Tourist attractions

The Hindustan Paper Corporation Ltd., one of the largest paper mills in Asia located a few kilometers in Panchgram had been one of the landmarks of this city. The Sri Sri Kancha Kanti Devi temple situated at 17 km from Silchar, comprising a four-armed gold statue of the union of Goddess Kali and Durga made by an ancient king is a popular religious destination.   The Maniharan Tunnel and the Bhubaneswar Temple with the statues of Lord Shiva and Godess Parvati is an important pilgrimage centre marks the religious importance of the city. Apart from all these, other tourist attraction of the town includes the Shahid Minar, the historic palace of Khaspur, the Borail Wild Life Sanctuary etc

Educational Prospects

Silchar had been one of the major educational hubs of the state of Assam. The NIT (National Institute of Technology), Silchar is one among the 20 popular national engineering college situated in the country. It was formerly known as REC Silchar.  Assam University, a central university imparting education in both general and professional streams has 16 schools, 34 post-graduate departments and 51 affiliated colleges under it. Other important educational institutes includes the Silchar Medical College and Hospital, Silchar  Polytechnic , B.Ed colleges, Law colleges, ITI ( Industrial Training Institute) etc.

 Holy Cross School, Don Bosco School, Silchar Collegiate School, Kendriya Vidyalayas, Adhar Chand Higher Secondary School etc are some of the most reputed schools of the city.