Mussoorie’s famous heritage boutique property ‘Ilbert Manor’ that had previously undergone a facelift has resumed its operations completely and now thrown open to guests. The hotel built in 1840, was bought by the present owners (Ashok Pasricha, MD, Dino Resorts) in 2002, after which it went through complete renovation, refurbishment and restoration. The heritage hotel located at the foothills of Himalayas has 17 rooms and 2 F&B outlets.
Devika Pasricha, Vice President, Ilbert Manor said, “We used to visit the hotel and it was a summer house for us. Before we took over the place, it used to run as all suites lodge. After completing spa management course from London, I thought to venture into the hospitality business and at the same time decided to convert the house into a heritage hotel.”
The luxurious property that mainly aims to tap the leisure clients and honeymooners has 3 categories of rooms: 15 Imperial rooms, victorian and suites and the rest 2 are cottages. Pasricha. It has a terrace café ‘Café Gregory’ and multi-cuisine restaurant ‘Hersey Hall’. The rooms have been deliberately named as Everest, John Lang, McKinnon, Pahari Wilson and many others whose portraits and histories capture the heritage of Mussoorie and of the hotel.