Maharashtra , India
Hotel Sun N Sand Shirdi, Maharashtra, India
Shirdi's first and only 5 star hotel located close to the Sri Sai Baba temple, Hotels Sun-n-Sand Shirdi provides a relaxing and serene resort environment to pilgrims. The hotel has 100 tastefully done up rooms and 20 apartments over looking the serene temple or the pool. The hotels serves a pure vegetarian fare and boast of Shirdi’s only 24-hour coffee shop - Checkers, specialty restaurant - Country Green, swimming pool, health club, jogging track and children's play areas provides plenty to do for clients.....
Hotel Shraddha Inn Shirdi, Maharashtra, India
Hotel has approx 75 Rooms. Every room equipped with luxurious comforts & modern amenities including CCTV, mini refrigerator, STD & ISD facilities & 24-hour room service. Multi-cuisine restaurant offers exclusive vegetarian food, which combines delicacies from North India, Gujarat, South India and the popular Chinese to pamper all taste buds. Driver's accommodation .....
Hotel Sai Leela Shirdi, Maharashtra, India
Located at gateway destination, Our Hotel is just 200m from Sai Baba Temple, 2.5 km away from shirdi railway station, 16 km from Kopergaon Railway Station, 50 km from Manmad Railway Station and 80 km from Nasik Railway Station and 200 km from pune airport.
=== ABOUT SHIRDI =====================================
By Air :
The nearest airport is Aurangabad (144 Km) which is connected by Indian Airlines and private airlines with other cities/towns.
By Rail :
The convinent rail heads are Nasik(90 Km) and Manmad (60 Km).
By Road :
Shirdi is well connected by Road with Mumbai via Nashik-Sinnar and Manmad. You can get the taxis from Dadar-Mumbai(Journey Time-7 hours) up to Shirdi or you can get the Luxury Coach for Shirdi or take a train up to Nasik and take a taxi for Shirdi.
A small village in Ahmednagar district, Shirdi has become famous all over India on account of its association with the renowned Saint Shri Sai Baba. Pilgrims belonging to all faiths, throng here all the year around.
Shri Sai Baba Sansthan, Shirdi was established in the year 1922 to carry out the noble service of Shri Sai Baba. From the year 1922 to August of 1989 the establishment staff provided various facilities for the devotees. On May 4, 1990 Bhoomi Pujan of 'Sai Baba Bhakta Niwas' was performed. A building to accommodate 3500 devotees, having 560 self-contained rooms and two spacious halls has been constructed.
The Sansthan is publishing various photos and books on Shri Sai Baba in many languages. The trust has started English medium schools three years ago. Scholarships are given to the poor and clever students every year by the Sansthan. The Chairperson and the members of the trust are taking keen interest to provide facilities to the villagers and devotees.
PLACES OF INTEREST
Shri Gurusthan Mandir :
This is the place where Baba first appeared to the world as boy of 16 years and this place is supposed to be Baba's Gurusthan. The famous Margosa (Neem) tree is here which has a reference in "Sai Sat-Charitra".
Shri Saibaba's Samadhi Mandir : This is the place where sacred body of Baba is resting in Samadhi. Shri Gopalrao Butty of Nagpur constructed this building, This place is also known as 'Butty Wada'. It consists of Shrine and of a beautiful idol of Shri Saibaba.
Lendi Baug / Data Mandir : This is the place where Shri Sai Baba used to go for stroll. Nandadeep is kept constantly burning near the Pimple tree planted by Shri Sai Baba himself. There is also Datta Mandir in this garden and Shri Sai Baba's beloved horse 'Shamkarna' (Sham Sundar) is taking Eternal rest here. There is also a well here called as 'Baba's Shivdi'.
Maruti Temple :
Baba was having a splendid place in his heart, for the Maruti temple. Baba used to regularly visit this temple