John Mock & Kimberley O'Neil



Appendix D - Hotel Operators

These are private sectors hotel operators by district in Chitral and the Northern Areas. We do not attempt to mention every hotel, but to give an idea of the number and type of hotels in major towns and villages.

D.1.0. Chitral District

D.1.1. Chitral Town

No hot running water or geysers exist except at top-end hotels. Hot water is available in buckets on request. Most hotels need advance warning to prepare food.

D.1.1.a. Chitral Bottom end
These hotels all have charpoys; no beds.
  • YZ Hotel (tel 2690), PIA Chowk
  • Chinar Inn & Restaurant, Shahi bazaar
  • Pakistan Hotel & Restaurant, Ataliq bazaar
  • Garden Hotel, Ataliq bazaar; camping
  • Shabnam Hotel, Ataliq bazaar
  • Chitral Luxuary Hotel & Restaurant, off Jama Masjid road
  • Damdam Hotel & Restaurant
D.1.1.b. Chitral Middle
Hotels in this category have beds instead of charpoys.
  • Peace Hotel just above PIA Chowk
  • Chinar Inn & Restaurant, Shahi bazaar
  • Fairland Hotel & Restaurant, Ataliq bazaar
  • Mountain View Hotel & Restaurant (tel 2559), Naya bazaar
  • Summerland Hotel (tel 2337), Naya bazaar
  • Al-Farooq Hotel & Restaurant
  • Hotel Hindukush Tower (tel 2888), next to Shahi Masjid
  • Dreamland
  • Greenland Hotel & Restaurant
  • Hotel Tourist Lodge (tel 2452)
D.1.1.c. Chitral Top end
  • Mountain Inn (tel 2370, 2800, and 2112; fax 2668), Ataliq bazaar
  • Pamir Riverside Inn (tel 2525)
  • Hindu Kush Heights, Dalamutz

D.1.2. Kalash Valleys

No hotels have hot running water or geysers. Hot water is available in buckets on request. Hotels do not have attached bathrooms except a few in Bumboret. Most hotels prepare basic meals.

D.1.2.a. Birir Valley
  • Paradise Hotel, Guru
  • Mehran Hotel, Guru
D.1.2.b. Bumboret Valley Hotels are in four villages: Anish; Brun; Batrik; and Krakal.
Anish
  • Valley Inn - Jinnah Kalash Hotel & Restaurant; camping
  • Benazir Hotel & Restaurant; camping
Brun
  • Foreigner's Tourist Inn; camping
  • Hotel Kalash Hilton Inn
  • Taj Mahal Hotel & Restaurant
  • Frontier Hotel & Restaurant
  • Kalash Guest House
  • Kalash View Hotel
Batrik
  • Peace Hotel
Krakal
  • Lahore Motel & Camping Place
  • Hotel Jahangir
  • Alexandra; camping
  • Kalash Hotel
  • Mateen Hotel
D.1.2.c. Rumbur Valley
  • Exlant Hotel & Restaurant, Grom
  • Kalash Hiltan Hotel, Grom
  • Green Kalash Hotel, Grom

D.2.0. Ghizar District

D.2.1. Gakuch

  • Shandur Tourist House
  • Welcome Hotel
  • Tajikistan Inn
  • International Hotel
  • Pathan Hotel

D.2.2. Gupis

  • Gulistan Hotel
  • Snow Leopard Inn
  • Sarhad Hotel

D.3.0. Diamir

D.3.1. Chilas

  • Deluxe Hotel (tel 208)
  • Hamalaya (tel 209)
  • Khanjrab (tel 290)
  • Kashmir Inn
  • New Shimla Hotel (tel 212)
  • Chilas Inn (tel 211)
  • Panorama Hotel Chilas
  • Shangri-La Midway House Hotel

D.3.2. Astor

  • Dreamland Tourist Inn
  • Rama
  • Tourist Cottage

D.4.0. Gilgit

D.4.1. Gilgit Bottom end

  • Madina Hotel & Guest House, by NLI barracks
  • Hunza Inn (tel 2814)
  • Hunza Guest House, Chinar Bagh Link Rd
  • Tourist Cottage (tel 2376), Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam Rd
  • Golden Peak Inn (tel 3538), Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam Rd
  • New Lahore Hotel (tel 3327), lower Hospital Rd
  • Kashgar Inn, Cinema bazaar
  • Indus Hotel
  • Karakorum Inn, Airport Rd
  • Vershigoom Inn, Airport Rd

D.4.2. Gilgit Middle

  • Skyways Hotel & Restaurent (tel 2742)
  • JSR Hotel (tel 3971), Cinema Bazaar
  • Alflah Hotel, Domyal Link Rd
  • Park Hotel (tel 2379 and 3379), Airport Rd
  • North Inn (tel 2887), Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam Rd
  • Kinbridge Hotel
  • Hunza Tourist House (tel 3788, 2338), Babar Rd
  • Tourist Hamlet (tel 2934 and 2754), Khomer Chowk
  • Mir's Lodge (tel 2875), Domyal Link Rd

D.4.3. Gilgit Top end

  • Gilgit Serena Hotel (tel 2330-1; fax 2525)

D.5.0. Hunza River Valley

D.5.1. Aliabad

  • Prince Hotel
  • Rakaposhi Inn
  • SR Hotel
  • Moonland Restaurant
  • Dumani View Hotel

D.5.2. Altit

  • Amir Jan's Village Guest House (tel (47) 024)
  • Ideal View Hotel & Camping Point
  • Kisar Inn
  • Williat Ali's Guest House

D.5.3. Ganesh

  • Karakoram Highway Inn (tel (47) 095 and 072)

D.5.4. Garelt

  • Golden Peak View Hotel

D.5.5. Karimabad

D.5.5.a. Karimabad - bottom end
  • Garden Lodge; camping
  • Rainbow Hotel
  • Hunza Lodge (tel (47) 061)
  • Karim Hotel & Restaurant
  • New Mountain Refuge Inn
  • Hunza Inn
D.5.5.b. Karimabad - middle
  • Hill View Hotel
  • Wajid Guest House
  • Karim Hotel & Restaurant
  • New Golden Lodge (tel (47) 094
  • Hilltop Hotel
  • Tourist Park Hotel (tel (47) 045)
  • Karakurum Hotel & Restaurant
  • Mountain View Hotel (tel (47) 053)
  • Hunza View Hotel
D.5.5.c. Karimabad - top end
  • Hunza Baltit Inn
  • Mountain View Hotel
  • Rakaposhi Palace (tel (47) 012)
  • Rakaposhi View Hotel

D.5.6.Murtazabad

  • Eagle Nest Hotel

D.5.7. Sost

  • Tourist Lodge
  • Dreamland Hotel
  • Mountain Refuge Hotel
  • Khunjerab View Hotel

D.5.8. Nagyr

D.5.8.a. Chalt
  • Baltar Cottage
D.5.8.b. Hoper
  • Hoper Hilton Inn
  • Hoper Inn
D.5.8.c. Minapin
  • Diran Guest House
  • Alpine Hotel
D.5.8.d. Nagyr Proper
  • Distaghil Sar Hotel

D.5.9. Naltar

D.5.9.a. Naltar Lake
  • Lake View Hotel
D.5.9.b. Upper Naltar (Dumian)
  • Hilltop Hotel
  • Prince Hotel
  • Pasban Hotel

D.5.10. Nomal

  • Prince Hotel
  • Aliar Hotel

D.6.0. Skardu District

D.6.1. Skardu Town

D.6.1.a. Skardu Bottom end
  • Rondu Hotel & Restaurant
  • Pak Siachen Hotel & Restaurant
  • Hillman Hotel
  • Baltistan Tourist Cottage (tel 2707)
  • Hunza Inn (tel 2570)
  • Hotel Al Amin (tel 2798)
  • Karakoram Inn (tel 2442 and 2122)
  • Sadpara Hotel (tel 2951)
D.6.1.b. Skardu Middle
  • Indus Motel & Snack Bar (tel 2608)
  • Hunza Tourist House (tel 2515 and 3491)
  • Yurt & Yak Sarai
D.6.1.c. Skardu Top end
  • Pioneer Hotel

D.6.2. Kachura

  • Shangri-La Tourist Resort
  • Tibet Hotel

D.6.3. Satpara

  • Satpara Lake Inn
  • Lake View Motel

D.7.0. Ghanche District

D.7.1. Khapalu

  • Ghanche Hotel
  • Khaplu Inn
  • Siachan Hotel
  • New Khaploo Inn Hotel & Restourant (tel 62)
  • K7 Hotel & Restaurant

D.7.2. Kande

  • K6 Hotel & Restaurant

D.7.3. Hushe Village

  • Mashabrum Inn
  • Lela Peak Camping
  • K6 & K7 Camping Place
  • Ghandoghoro La Camping Place
  • Ghandughoro Camping Place

D.7.4. Shaishcho

  • Hushe Saitcho Inn/Shop
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