Mumbai is the highest populated city in India and is an abode to people of all cultures, beliefs, and thoughts. This makes the city stunningly colourful inside out. One side of Mumbai will stun you with its luxurious shopping malls, international brands, and the Bollywood film industry. On the other side, you can find struggling artists, daily labourers, the world's largest Dharavi slum and highly populated streets. Mumbai is filled with top class educational institutions, hospitals, businesses, and industries. The fact that this seaside destination has no dearth of sightseeing places also makes it a popular tourist spot. Whatever experience you take back from Mumbai, this will be a city that will stay in your memory for a long time.
If you are planning to spend a couple of days in Mumbai, ditch the regular hotels and book a homestay from OYO Room. Homestays give you an exact idea of how people in this city live. There are homestays in Mumbai available all over the city. Depending on what purpose you are visiting and how long you will be staying, you can pick the right location and confirm your homestay booking. These holiday homes are all well-maintained and either come with a 24 hours in-house staff or an OYO captain to assist you during your stay. These homes are all equipped with all basic amenities and are safe for you to stay alone or with family and friends.
Amenities at Homestays in Mumbai
Just like how you would expect your own house to have certain basic amenities to make your life easier, these homestays also come with features and amenities to keep you comfortable. One feature that is exclusive to a homestay is privacy. When you book the entire property, you get the outdoor and indoor spaces all to yourself. If you are planning an anniversary trip or a honeymoon trip to Mumbai, this privacy is a great factor to consider.
On OYO Room’s properties, you do not have to get anxious about safety. The homes come with a security guard outside or are 24 hours CCTV monitored. They are also located in safe areas that can be accessed at any time of the day. You can expect all homes to have 24 hours power backup too. If you want to stay at home without going out, you can watch all the local channels on the flat screen TV placed in all the rooms. All common areas like the living and dining rooms are furnished too.
These holiday homes in Mumbai come with an attached kitchen space too. You can use the different appliances in the kitchen like the oven, induction stove and the fridge to cook and store food. The kitchens are also filled with basic utensils and tableware. Whenever you are in the mood to make some Maharashtrian delicacy, you can get fresh ingredients from the market and cook here.
Best Homestays in Mumbai
OYO Room offers two basic kinds of homestays in Mumbai. These are the premium and budget categories. The premium homestays offer the best services and amenities in places that are central in Mumbai. If nothing but the best pleases you, do not have a second thought and choose from these premium homestay options. Below are a few choices you can consider.
1.OYO Home 42516 Exotic Stay Thane is an independent home that is self-serviced. This property is located in Hawaiian Village, Thane West. The whole house is CCTV monitored and is filled with luxurious furniture and upholstery. Popular restaurants in Thane are all less than 1 km from the house.
2.OYO Home 42714 Elegant Stay property is also located in the Hawaiian Village, Thane and this house is architecturally beautiful with open gardens around. The area around the house is serene and peaceful. All rooms in the house are air-conditioned and you can expect other basic amenities like a flat screen TV, fridge, power backup and a kitchen in this house.
3.OYO Home 45343 Luxurious Stay is a one-room home in a high rise apartment and is fully air-conditioned. The common areas are at par with five-star hotels and the interiors are tastefully done.
Budget Homestays in Mumbai
If you are an economical traveller and love finding lodging on a limited budget, then OYO Room offers you multiple options to pick from. These properties cost very less for a night’s stay and are still neatly maintained with all needed amenities added. Consider the properties from this link for top booked budget-friendly holiday homes in Mumbai for a pleasant stay.
OYO Home 44033 Elegant Stay Near Grand Hyatt is a good budget-friendly option which is a self-serviced independent home. This has a 24*7 caretaker who handles your everyday issues during the stay. This hotel is very close to the Grand Hyatt hotel and comes with a pleasant view of the streets around.
Homestays Near the Popular Locations in Mumbai
West Mumbai is home to the richer population and the beaches here are serene and peaceful. You can find lots of properties in Andheri from OYO Room. Navi Mumbai is in Thane and this is the satellite township of Mumbai. If you are travelling to Mumbai for work, this is the place you should be staying in. All IT and ITES industries and businesses are located here. Homestays in Navi Mumbai are affordable and very close to the bustling companies. Santa Cruz is close to the various sightseeing places and beaches like Juhu. You can plan to stay here if you are a vacationer looking for action. For people who come on very short visits, properties near the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport are easier to stay in. Apart from these, there are holiday homes located in every corner of Mumbai. You can decide on the location that suits you and then book the property.
Q. How to book an affordable homestay in Mumbai?
Priorly known as Bombay, Mumbai is India’s Bollywood destination and a culmination of varied cultures, traditions, and practices. This is the largest city in India and is also densely populated. One side of Mumbai takes you to high rise apartments and sprawling bungalows while the other side houses Dharavi, the world’s largest slum area. This city is also filled with innumerable IT companies, business units, and industries. Every day, thousands of people visit the city for work or for leisure. If you are one such traveller, consider staying in a homestay from OYO. Homestays come in so many budget ranges and are spread out all over the city.
Q. How many Homestays in Mumbai are available for booking?
There are so many homestays in Mumbai that you can book from on OYO. New properties are added every day and you will definitely be spoilt for choice. Since Mumbai is a bustling city and is filled with tourists, the best properties keep getting booked really fast. All you have to do is visit the website and enter your travel dates to get a list of properties that are available for staying in. You can now use the location filter to narrow down the places you prefer to stay in.
Q. What are the basic amenities available in Homestays in Mumbai?
When it comes to amenities, a holiday home offers so much more when compared to traditional hotel lodging. While you only have to order for food in hotels, you can cook your own food when you stay in such residences. All homes come with a functional kitchen. The kitchens are not empty spaces. They are filled with appliances like a fridge, an induction stove, a gas cooktop, a microwave and other basic equipment needed to cook. You can also use the utensils, cutlery, and plates to serve and eat food. These homes also have clean RO water to drink and to cook with. You can use the geysers in the bedroom to get hot water anytime and the houses are power backed-up too.
Q. What is the price range of Homestays in Mumbai?
Prices of homestays depend on the location and the size of the property you opt for. Smaller and compact homes with basic amenities come at very reasonable prices and you can book these if you want a place to sleep, change and relax whilst you are in Mumbai. For people who are vacationing in Mumbai and want comfortable and luxurious treatment, the higher-range or premium holiday homes can be booked. You can check OYO’s page to find the lowest and highest prices for the properties. The price filter can then be used to narrow down choices. On OYO, holiday homes are available for as cheap as 600.
Q. Will there be any caretaker available at the homestay?
Most of the homestays in Mumbai will come with a full-time caretaker. This person will be available 24*7 for all your issues and queries. In the case of their unavailability, you can always call up OYO’s customer team and ask for help. These homes are all self-serviced and you get total privacy and independence staying in them. For cleanliness and maintenance of the property and your room, a housekeeping team will be available.
Q. How will I manage my meals in a homestay?
If cooking is your passion, then staying in a holiday home in Mumbai will give you ample opportunities to experiment with different Maharashtrian dishes. Street food is the speciality in Mumbai. You can try making bhel puris, pav bhajis, vada pavs, and different kinds of chats at home. When it comes to the main course, it is easy to make Maharashtrian delicacies like vegetable pulav, khichdi, Bombil fish curry and fish koliwada in the kitchen space provided. You can use the appliances and the cooking utensils in the house to make tasty food.
Q. How can one commute from homestays to the major parts of the city?
Commutation within Mumbai is not a problem at all. Irrespective of which location your homestay is located in, taxis can be booked through mobile apps or by calling them up. Auto rickshaws are available in every nook and corner of Mumbai and take you all around quickly. Apart from these, local buses connect all major parts of the city and are very cheap. Mumbai metro trains run across 17 stations and take you to your destination very fast. Self-driven rental bikes and cars are also available in Mumbai if you do not have your own car.
Q. Which are the best budget homestays in Mumbai for stay?
Budget friendly, cheap homestays are available all over Mumbai on OYO Home’s page. You can book these for weekend trips and for your business trips when you cannot afford to spend a lot. These homes, though affordable, are not compromised in any way. They are maintained clean, have comfortable bedrooms and include all basic amenities like a kitchen, CCTV monitoring, geysers, and power backup. You will be surprised at how much the house provides to you for such a minimal cost. Check out these budget-friendly options on OYO and book your favourite house now.
OYO Home 42516 Exotic Stay Thane is located in the Hawaiian Village in Thane West and this is an awesome independent house with lots of open spaces around. The house is filled with all essentials needed to stay comfortably and you can use the fully equipped kitchen area too. There is ample parking facility available for your cars and the whole area is CCTV monitored.
OYO Home 42714 Elegant Stay is also in the Hawaiian Village in Thane West and this is an independent house amidst a nice residential area. The outdoor garden is pretty and serene. You get 24*7 caretaker facility here and the whole house has power back up in case of electricity failure. A lot of good restaurants are very close by.
Q. Which are the famous and luxurious homestays in Mumbai?
There is no dearth to famous and luxurious homestays in Mumbai. These are perfect if you are in Mumbai for a peaceful and serene vacation. These homestays are located in central areas of Mumbai, near beaches, popular tourist destinations, and markets. You can expect all high-end amenities here and these homes come with awesome interior designs and are maintained flawlessly. If you want to make your anniversary trip or your honeymoon more special, book a premium homestay from OYO. Below are popular premium homestay options you can choose.
OYO Home 46164 Grand Stay Khar West Station is in Santacruz West and this is a high raise, premium apartment with top-class facilities. The house is filled with beautiful décor and the view from the balconies and the windows are just amazing. This house has security protection all 24 hours a day.
OYO Home 44033 Elegant Stay Near Grand Hyatt is located in Santacruz East and this is less than 500 metres from the Grand Hyatt Hotel. This independent house reflects the style and you can enjoy facilities like a flat screen television, air conditioners, fridge, and parking facility when you stay here.
Q. Will I only be allowed to book the whole property? What do I do to book just one room?
OYO allows you to book a single room only if that is what you want. There are few travellers who have a limited budget. These people cannot afford to book the whole space. That is absolutely fine if you are alright sharing the common areas like the living room and the kitchen with other guests. If privacy is a matter of concern for you, then it makes sense to book the whole property for yourself.