Royal Hotel Matheran
Set in a hilltop town surrounded by forest, this laid-back hotel is 2 km from both Pisharnath Mahadev Mandir (a Shiva temple), and the rock climbing and hiking area of Shivaji's Ladder. Simple rooms feature limited Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms add furnished terraces; some have 4-poster beds. Relaxed poolside tents are also available. Room service is offered.