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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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The Resort is excellent. Great view from the Room. The service was great. The food was good. The ambience was also excellent. My Family loved the hotel. They had also arranged a Bonfire, as it was a lot cold Out side.

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Manali, India
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Just check out fromthe hotel in the middle of 3 feet snow. No power in entire town of Shimla and most roads are blocked due to heavy snow. Now some details about our stay. It took us 2 hours to travel last 15 km to the hotel due to snow in Shimla last week. On reaching thankfully the hotel has...

Thank singhtikkam20
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This is the worst resort ever which has horrible staff and offers a terrible experience. The food is lousy. The resort is situated at a remote area of 20 kms away from the town inside a jungle. Pathetic service. Worst untidy rooms. Overall a nightmare to visit there again.

1Thank Abhijit M
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I stayed here from 10-Dec-16 to 13-Dec-16 as part of my vacation to Shimla. Good Points: 1) Located in a calm location 40 min drive away from crowded shimla. 2) Good view from room. 3) Soups provided for dinner were mind blowing for the chill weather. Area that needs serious attention: 1) Staff to have touch of hospitality from front...

3Thank Vicky P
Pune, India
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The stay was very nice and comfirtable. The rooms wass good and clean. the view fro the rooms is very good and beautiful. Staff iss helpful. Mr Surya wass a pleasant man to talk to and guided us to many sightseeing places. our package includid breakfass and dinner and it was upto the mark.

1Thank ujwalkumar1984
Reviewed 3 August 2016

It was an amazing property with good hill view and grenery surrounding . The hotel staff are very friendly. The hotel is very clean. Its value for money. I had an amazing experience staying in that hotel.

Thank raja k
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Believe me its very pathetic Hotel, book it at your own risk, Hotel owner (Mr Surya Kant and Krishan Kant) and staff are very rude, once you are there you are in a trap. Difficult to locate, rooms are very old and stinking similar to Government's Toilet.

8Thank RoadRunnerRavin
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Reviewed 6 July 2016

this hotel is very outer side of shimla, service is very very poor and bad, staff is very irritating and reception staff is very bad manner. she dont know how to talk with guest. and no body take care of guest. hotel like a sarkari hotel. so, i suggest personally never book this hotel.

5Thank rakeshjha2016
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Terrible n horrible place We visited this place on 24 June four couples had worst experience of my life totally third class poorly managed property carpets were stinking no fans in room when u visit this hotel which is so called resort u feel like u have reached back in 90s as everything is so old TVs furniture carpets And...

1Thank Satish_Batra
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This has to be one of the biggest mistake I ever made in choosing a hotel. The hotel even lacked basic ventilation and the rooms had a terrible smell and the staff was hostile and threatening. The complaints were dealt with threats and I choose to cut short my vacation despite having paid complete amount in advance. Found the place...

1Thank Rishi S

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whistling Pines is a Boutique Resort nested atop the hillocks of Craignano situated 15 kms from the hustle bustle of Shimla Town. Offering the most fascinating and breathtaking views that will immediately transcend you to a different world of Imagination and Romance. The Resort also offers adrenaline boosts for its adventure loving guests by providing expert river rafting expeditions and Trek Tours of varied levels around Shimla. We have for you freshness and virginity of Pristine Nature, The first rays of the sun on your window sill to the subtle goodbye of the setting sun. Our wake up calls are given by many birds and sparrows and the sun greets the day. We look forward to having you with us to count the endless stars, to watch the moonrise above the apple orchards and to feel nature like you have never before. We are proud to welcome you to LUXURY IN THE SHADOW OF PINES! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whistling Pines Resort

Address: Mashobra | Naldehra Golf Course Road, Shimla 171012, India
Region: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla
Price Range: ₹ 2,348 - ₹ 4,025 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Whistling Pines Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Whistling Pines Resort Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
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“Chose good room in front”
 of 5 bubbles singhtikkam20, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Not suitable one who wants to do a walk around in town and enjoy the beauty of heritage walks.”
 of 5 bubbles , 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Hotel not at all worth staying - if you are looking for a good holiday”
 of 5 bubbles passmy01, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have very good window view. There is no lift and very difficult for senior citizens”
 of 5 bubbles SVRamakrishna, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Choose rooms on the first floor or ground floor as there is no lift for old people”
 of 5 bubbles priyankasj, 23 May 2016 | Read review
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