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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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The hotel is located in Shimla, the gateway to the majestic Himalayas. Downtown Hotel with Colonial styling, 1 km from Shimla Station & 22 km from Jubalhatti-Shimla Airport. The Hotel is situated at the quite end of the famous Mall and is an ideal base from which to discover the unique beauty of the spectacular Himalayan ranges, Cedar forests and ancient monasteries.
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Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Heated pool
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Reviewed today

My wife and I arrived at the Oberoi Cecil in Shimla for a 3 night stay on Friday, 30th November 2018. From the moment we arrived, to the moment we left for Kalka and Delhi, we received the most incredible and unbelievable high standard of...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Blueleader7
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For our 6 month anniversary we decided to go to Shimla. Booking through the website, there was an issue initially from my mistake. The issue due to miscommunication from the reservation team led to multiple emails with confusing room rates. However to their credit they...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from GeneralManager_Cecil, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, ShimlaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your feedback on this forum. It was wonderful to have been able to look after you. We are truly grateful for the wonderful things you have said about the rooms, food, spa and swimming pool. At The Oberoi,...More

Reviewed today via mobile

Everything about this hotel was perfect! My kids had a wonderful time and were very well engaged. The walks to the mall road due to the proximity were great. The cherry for us was the service...the f& b manager & staff would not leave any...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank 0703nehag
Reviewed yesterday

This Hotel has real history having been used during partition /independence talks. It has a very nice bar area and the restaurant was very good. The staff were very helpful and attentive. We also got upgrade to a suite with stunning views of the valley...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank MacKilt
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had high expectations of this hotel but were dissapointed. Our room on the 2nd floor had a frosted window with obviousely no view whatsoever. I don't understand why as in a small corner which was exposed we would have had a view of the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Carol R
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aashits
26 March 2018|
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Response from Jooles2 | Reviewed this property |
They are both fabulous hotels. Wildflower Hall is more outdoorsy. The grounds are large. There are walks and sports (I believe), bike rides etc. It has a pool. The Cecil is in Shimla itself so you can stroll to the Mall... More
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KANKARIA
13 November 2017|
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"In our opinion, all of the hotel’s rooms are of a very high standard and well-appointed."
Blueleader7
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"Room at the front with a view over the valley is best"
MacKilt
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"Room with a view of the mountains and valley below."
CarolR875
5 days ago
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"High floor for best views."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 155 - US$ 1,441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
oberoi cecil - shimla hotel shimlaoberoi shimlashimla oberoi
LOCATION
IndiaHimachal PradeshShimla DistrictShimla
NUMBER OF ROOMS
79
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