Cloud 9

Hotel in Kalimpong

The five wood-panelled rooms on the 1st floor of this cheerful property are irreverently homey, and the restaurant below serves interesting Bhutanese dishes and chilled beer. Binod the owner is a Beatles junkie and loves to bond over music in the late evenings – he might even buy you a beer if you're good with the guitar! Front-facing rooms are brighter but slightly more expensive.