Le Méridien Mahabaleshwar Resort & Spa

4.5 (60 reviews)

211 / 212 Mahabaleshwar - Medha Road, Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra, 412806, India   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: (91) 2168 262222   •  Hotel Reservations: (91) 9022 000222

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Transportation Options

Le Méridien Mahabaleshwar Resort & Spa is within driving distance of several major Indian airports and train stations. Pune International Airport (PNQ) is approximately a four-hour drive while Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) is approximately a six-hour drive away. Guests may reserve a pre-paid taxi at one of the airport taxi counters or hail a regular taxi at the taxi stands directly outside of either arrivals terminal.

Guests travelling by train may choose to arrive at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or the Pune Central Train Station, and transfer to the resort via taxi. We are also happy to arrange private car service from either airport or train station in our fleet of air-conditioned sedans. Please contact our Concierge one day prior to arrival for arrangements.

Once in Mahabaleshwar, regular taxis are a convenient way to visit the areas nearby attractions. For a more local experience, we recommend touring the region on bicycle or autorickshaw. In addition, the resort is set on 27 acres of lush forest—perfect for hiking or exploring with one of our chauffeured golf carts.

If you are traveling by car, please see driving directions, from the airport or any other location.

Getting Here

Airport

Pune International Airport (PNQ)

Travel Distance: Approximately 135.0 km/83.89 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Taxi

  • Fee: Approximately 6000 INR plus tax. Fees vary depending on traffic conditions and amount of luggage.
  • Hours: 24 hours
  • Travel Time: 4 hours

Helicopter

  • Fee: 250,000 INR; Fee is all-inclusive, per way. Rate is subject to change.
  • Hours: 24 hours
  • Travel Time: 45 minutes
  • About:

A helicopter can be arranged to or from Pune. (Bell 407: 5 Seater)

Private Car Service

  • Fee: 5,500 INR
  • Hours: 24 hours
  • Travel Time: 4 hours

Chhatrapati Sivaji International Airport (BOM)

Travel Distance: Approximately 275.0 km/170.89 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Private Car Service

  • Fee: 8,000 INR
  • Hours: 24 hours
  • Travel Time: 6 hours

Helicopter

  • Fee: 360,000 INR; Fee is all-inclusive, per way. Rate is subject to change.
  • Hours: 24 hours
  • Travel Time: 1 hour, 40 minutes
  • About:

A helicopter can be arranged to or from Mumbai. (Bell 407: 5 Seater)

Taxi

  • Fee: 9,000 INR; Approximately 9000 INR plus tax. Fees vary depending on traffic conditions and amount of luggage.
  • Hours: 24 hours
  • Travel Time: 6 hours

Railway

Pune Railway Station

Travel Distance: Approximately 125.0 km/77.68 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Taxi

  • Fee: 6,000 INR; Approximately 6000 INR plus tax. Fees vary depending on traffic conditions and amount of luggage.
  • Hours: 24 hours
  • Travel Time: 4 hours

Private Car Service

  • Fee: 3,000 INR
  • Hours: 24 hours
  • Travel Time: 4 hours

 

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST/VT)

Travel Distance: Approximately 300.0 km/186.42 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Private Car Service

  • Fee: 8,000 INR
  • Hours: 24 hours
  • Travel Time: 6.5 hours

 

Taxi

  • Fee: 9,000 INR; Approximately 9000 INR plus tax. Fees vary depending on traffic conditions and amount of luggage.
  • Hours: 24 hours
  • Travel Time: 6.5 hours

Getting Around

By Taxi

Autorickshaw

  • Fee: Flat rate based on destination.
  • Hours: 24 hours
  • About:

Hire an autorickshaw to visit one the many attractions, such as the iconic Mahabaleshwar Temple or Wilson Point with the highest views of the Western Ghats. Explore the region's distinct cuisine at the local market or make your way to lovely Venna lake for boating and horseback riding.

Black & Yellow Taxi

  • Fee: Flat rate based on destination.
  • Hours of operation
  • About:

Once at the resort, local "Black & Yellow" taxis are readily available to take guests to the nearby city centre or the main Mahabaleshwar market.

By Bicycle

Bicycle

  • Fee: Complimentary
  • Hours of operation
  • About:

For an utterly authentic local experience, we urge guests to explore the mesmerising beauty of old and new Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani on bicycle. The resort is pleased to provide complimentary bicycles to all of its guests on a first-come, first-serve basis.