For some alternatives, try out the Lagoona Resort and the Citrus Lonavala. They are located 30 kilometres and 30 kilometres respectively from the center. Some more alternatives are the Fortune Select Exotica Navi Mumbai, 30 kilometres away, and the Royal Tulip Navi Mumbai, 20 kilometres.
If you'd like to explore some close by cities, try Lonavala and Mumbai. Head 30 kilometres to the southeast from Matheran and you'll discover Lonavala. That said, Mumbai is 45 kilometres to the west. Hotels and apartments in Lonavala are the Sahil Sarovar Portico and Kings Inn Holiday Home. Mumbai options include the JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu and The Residency.
Get your sports fix with a trip to DY Patil Stadium, which is to the west of Matheran. The Four Points by Sheraton Navi Mumbai, Vashi and the ibis Navi Mumbai are top options if you want to sleep close by.
Hotels in Matheran start at AU$59 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.