States of Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and area of Jammu has some charming heritage hotels that are visited as standalone getaways and are popular with inbound travelers to the area.
Baradari Palace, Patiala – Charming Neemrana Non-hotel and is the only heritage hotel in town.
Ranjit's Svaasa Amritsar - Svaasa is an 18th century colonial heritage mansion centrally in Amritsar. The feel of the mansion, its antique collection and genuinely warm hospitality are highlights.
Hari Niwas Palace Jammu - Hari Niwas Palace is an art-deco structure, converted into a heritage hotel in the year 1990. Within the 50 acre palace complex also hosts the Amar Mahal Palace Museum. The estate offers very good views of the area around.
Heritage Hotels of Dalhousie - This was a getaway destination for the pre-independence Lahore and now an idyllic hill station (6500 ft asl) and sports very good Hilamayan views around. Grand View and Mount View are the twin pre-independence era heritage hotels near Bus Stand.
Dharamsala / Mcleodgunj - Twin towns that has quite a few heritage hotels, most of them now managed by HP Tourism (e.g. Kashmir House) . There are some other which fall in homely to idyllic category (Such as Glenmoor Cottages, Chonor House). White Haven Estate is a plantation estate.
Palampur - Tea Plantation country. There are number of heritage stays here none better than Taragarh Palace. Tara Villa Homestay is a homely plantation stay.
Pragpur - A heritage village and Judges court, a heritage home set with a very laidback and scenic backdrop. One can stay anywhere from 2 nights to a week.
Nalagarh - A heritage hotel, 20 acre estate, at 60 kms from Chandigarh and now right next to Baddi, the new industrial area. Guest prefer to stay here to avoid a crowded and city like Chandigarh stay.
Fort Ramgarh - A Heritage hotel and a getaway at Panchkula (Twin-city to Chandigarh). If a stay at Chandigarh is what is required then Fort Ramgarh is where one can enjoy a bit of heritage while being not too away from town centre.
All above Heritage hotels offer charming stays and for any traveler looking beyond the typical hotel / resort like stay.