Spread over two acres of undulating terrace gardens with an
idyllic view and located minutes from the MALL.
The main service of the YWCA of Nainital, which originally owned
this building since 1913, is to provide board and residential facilities for
After 1947, the membership of the Association started dwindling,
and so its assets including the building were transferred to the YWCA of India
in 1968. The YWCA of India then developed it into a full-fledged Holiday
Home after enlarging it in 1968 and continued to manage it till 1994.
Since then, the interior plan of the building has been changed
to create 28 independent rooms with attached toilets and baths, resulting into
28 well furnished units with excellent hotel standards in the main building and
four independent cottages.
“Fairhavens” due to excellent media projection and professional
marketing, it is retained as one of the 5 top properties of Nainital in the
world in just six years and boasts the honour of hosting well known
personalities from cinema stars, politicians and socialites.
Contact number:- (05942)
Pine Retreat, Mussoorie
‘Doon View’ as it was called before being renamed “PINE
RETREAT”, overlooks a fascinating view of Dehra Dun. This busy town
transforms miraculously into a lighted fairyland at night. Located amidst
the picturesque backdrop of the Shivalik Mountains the foundation stone of
‘Doon View’ YWCA Mussoorie was laid in 1916.
Till 1994, the YWCA of India developed and ran the place as a
Holiday Home cum Summer School.
The “Pine Retreat” located near Hampton Court, just below the
Mall, has a separate approach road from the main highway with parking facility
inside the premises. The property is completely camouflaged by huge Pine
trees from the main mall.
The Hotel Structure is over 100 years old, which is now,
completely renovated keeping in mind the old ambience of the place. The
18 well laid out rooms with all modern amenities, are the most comfortable ones
in the area. There is cozy recreation room with T.T. Table and Carom
Board, Billiards Table and Tennis Court for relaxation. The peak season
is from May to mid July and opens 8 months in a year.
The chief attraction of this Guest House is its vicinity to the
shopping mall of Mussoorie and yet being able to maintain its quietness in a
peaceful, beautiful and spacious surrounding. The Retreat strives to be
the best in Mussoorie and till now has reached its target.
Contact number:- (0135)
Spreadacres, Dehra Dun – A Service Project for the Elderly
The YWCA of India Project at Dehra Dun, which started in 1945,
caters especially to the elderly and to young women. “Spreadacres” House is
located at the foot hills of the Shivalik ranges of the Himalayas .The project was started with the objective
of providing residential home to retired elderly women who needed a safe place
A high standard is maintained and all facilities are provided to
make the elderly residents comfortable. Sale of fruits from the orchard,
which is part of the premises, goes towards the costs for annual repairs of the
property. Other contingency amounts are managed through the YWCA of India
Elderly Home- No new residents being taken due to renovation
Contact number:- (0135)
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Multipurpose Centre for Senior Citizens
“Wyoming”, Coonoor located in an estate of almost 16 acres of
wooded land in the heart of Coonoor and very favourably placed came into
existence in 1905. Earlier utilized as a Missionary Holiday Home, it
became a National Project in 1969.
“Wyoming”, Coonoor attracts many tourists and transit guests
because of residential schools situated in the vicinity. Excursion groups
from schools and colleges are also housed and provided low cost guest services
at the Project
The Project can accommodate a total number of 50 persons but is
unable to provide all meals due to lack of professional staff.
The Project is generating most of its funds for self
administration through the guest facilities and the Tea garden in the 1 hectare
and there has been talk of selling out a piece of land which cannot be utilized
due to its deep slope but part of the flat area has recently been converted to
provide space for games and camp fire. Major repairs have also been
completed to give it a more comfortable and welcoming look.
Contact number: (0423)2234426/
Guest House, New Delhi
A welcoming annex to the National Headquarters for four decades,
the International Guest House cater to transit guests on shoestring budget both
foreigners and Indian since it was opened in 1962, the IGH is located in the
heart of the city, close to the Connaught Place and Parliament House both which
are a hub of activity socially and politically.
Though the objective was to provide transit guest facilities to
YWCA members and middle income tourists, the Project was also conceived to be
an income generating service to help finance the YWCA of India’s growing
programmes for women’s development.
Contact number:- (011)23361561/23361662
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Canteen CMC Hospital, Vellore
A National Project serving CMC, Vellore as a Canteen and
drop-in-centre since 1947 has been appreciated over the forty years of its existence. The belief that the YWCA Canteen in the Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore is fulfilling an important purpose in meeting the real needs of many hard working hospital staff, students and patients and their relatives demanded that the services had to be constantly upgraded and expanded
and improved a process that began in the Centenary year of CMC Hospital.
A commitment made to TotalQuality marked the programme of improvement and expansion of facilities and services.
Contact number:- (0416)
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The Holiday Home has a total number of thirty three rooms
including cottages and can meet all requirements be it for marriages,
conferences who prefers to book it .
To enable travelers on STD booth has been installed with
proposals for CYBER Café also in the offering. To avail of the best of
plants and horticulture facilities, the Project has recently taken up
membership with the Nilgiri Rose Society. The Project Committee is
diligently taking care of the day to day matters with cooperation of the staff
and continues to be host to many a workshop and camp of the YWCA of India, and
Local YWCA’s, the National Christian Council, Girl Guides, Student Christian
Movement, Bible Society etc. are also utilizing the services of “Anandagiri”
Contact number:- (0423)2442218/
Working Women’s Hostel, Chandigarh
Located in the picturesque and well maintained city of
Chandigarh, the Working Women’s Hostel came into existence in late 70s in
Sector B one of the posh locality of the city. The land on which the
building was erected was donated to the YWCA for the work of the community,
however, noting the need for a working women’s hostel, the land was accordingly
Contact number:- (0712)2749764 / 4013511