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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 305*
US$ 258*
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Simla and stayed at Oberoi Cecil. What a peaceful stay at this hotel which is a destination in itself. The fantastically beautiful well lit atrium, the melodious piano playing in the lobby in the evenings, the heated swimming pool, the "yes I can" spirit of the attentive and unobtrusive service - the Hallmark of the Oberoi staff training...

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your Oberoi Cecil experience on this forum. It was a delight to have you stay with us. Your generous comments regarding the food and team are much appreciated. I am delighted to know that you enjoyed pianist performance and our indoor heated swimming pool. Thank you for recognizing Chef Rajkumar Bhatia. I have personally...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here in rainy days it was beautiful here and the rooms were very beautiful and spectacular. Best part was food 🥘 I was provided strictly vegetarian food they did extra effort for me I highly recommend this place.love to go again 😍

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback on this forum. It was a delight to have you stay with us. Your generous comments regarding the food and room are highly appreciated. Thank you for your recommendation. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel. Warm Regards, Vishal Pathak

Dar es Salam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The problem after staying is OBEROI Cecil is only one, when you stay somewhere next you start comparing the service and you feel disappointed because OBEROI Cecil Staff are simply superb. I booked my stay in Oberoi Cecil from 2nd May till 5th May in a Premium Room. On arrival i was informed that i was upgraded to the Suite...

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your Oberoi Cecil experience on this forum. It’s nice to know that you felt pampered by the personal touch provided by every team member made your stay memorable. I am delighted to know that you enjoyed our indoor heated swimming. Your kind words of appreciation for our team especially Chandan, Ariena, Navneet, Chiranjit and...

Patna, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with some of my overseas guests and I have to say that this place was simply wonderful . The architecture is beautiful, the location is very convenient and the food is among the best I have eaten at any restaurant across India. The atrium is breathtakingly beautiful ( see the pics ) and the hospitality is second...

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having spared time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. It was a delight to have been able to look after you. We are delighted to know that you found our Grand Heritage hotel to be beautiful and liked the vintage charm. It is indeed reminiscent of the luxurious colonial era with modern facilities. I...

Bemidji, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for three nights fully satisfied . The view was great , the food was great , the staffs were very nice . The rooms were very cozy and very spacious . It is just 15 mins from the main part of the city .

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to share your experience with the Trip Advisor community. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. We are truly delighted to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your experience of the hotel and its facilities. Thank you for your kind appreciation, specifically for the team and the service experience of...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome Hotel with awesome staff.....will never forget their hospitality specially prateek and chef who made awesome dishes for us and the manager Vishal who made our Trip and anniversary rememberable . love you guys

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback on this forum. It was a pleasure to have been able to look after you. I am pleased to learn that you found the food to be amazing. We are all very glad that you felt really loved at The Oberoi Cecil. Thank you for your compliments for the team. I'm certain...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Oberoi Cecil Hotel is full of old world charm and modern conveniences. The staff have the Oberoi touch of friendliness ,efficiency and Indian gracefulness. Nothing is too much trouble at all. Beautiful views and placed with easy access to the Viceregal lodge and the town.

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to share your experience with the Trip Advisor community. It was a delight to have been able to look after you. Your compliments for the interactive team are really appreciated. I am also delighted to know that you liked the views from your room of the cedar clad valley. Thank you for...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely time last weekend, the comfort and the luxury one has got used to in Cecile, but this time the highlight of our trip was the Himachali food. I must say we ordered sceptically but were delighted to see each dish cooked to perfection. i have had some very good Himachali food at friends' places, but in...

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to share your experience with the Trip Advisor community. It was a delight to have been able to look after you. We are glad to know that you found the Himachali food to be delicious. Thank you for recommending the Himachali Food. The chefs are delighted to hear your compliments. The team...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here after our trip up on the toy train.this hotel group is one of ,if not the best in India. Absolutely superb,from booking in to checking out three days later no problems,fantastic.food a little limited but what there was was first class.highly reccomended.

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback on this forum. It was a delight to have been able to look after you. I am delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our services and facilities were to your satisfaction. Thank you for your high recommendation. We would love to have you and your friends...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 4 nights staying at Oberoi Cecil was an amazing experience. Perfect location for reaching promenade, scandal point and some others crucial central points of Shimla. Rooms are elegant, very well maintained and very much clean. SPA is beautiful both as facility and service. As per Oberoi style, all the staff took care of us always in a perfect way....

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your Oberoi Cecil experience on this forum. I am delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our services and facilities were to your satisfaction. Your kind words of appreciation for our team especially Vineet and Chef Rajkumar are really appreciated. It is also a pleasure to learn that Chef...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Cuisines: Indian, Asian, International
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

Address: Advanced Study Road, Shimla 171004, India
Region: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla District > Shimla
Price Range: ₹ 15,058 - ₹ 28,693 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla 5*
Number of rooms: 79
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Also Known As:
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Oberoi Shimla
Shimla Oberoi
The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla Himachal Pradesh
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