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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 306*
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peterborough UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lounge in this hotel is the perfect place to relax after all that shopping and sight seeing, but take care most expensive Gand T of my trip and I stayed at other 4 and 5 star hotels. The rooms are well appointed and the staff attentive, massive selection of pillows for your comfort, several varieties I have never heard...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent just one night at the Oberoi Cecil as part of my husband's 70th birthday celebrations. We had become used to staying at Oberoi hotels on our tour and each has something special to offer along with their outstanding service. We enjoyed a relaxing GandT in the lovely lounge bar before dinner, and we felt we had been transported...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here as part of Cox & Kings Tour. This is an excellent hotel-far enough yet within walking distance of Mall Road. Room was very nice, spacious and comfortable. Heated indoor swimming pool and steam room also very nice. On our first night we had our evening meal (buffet) at the hotel. This could have been better in terms...

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Jaipur, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oberoi Cecil has a rich history of more than a century and is redefining the hospitality with wonderfully well groomed staff. This is a very iconic hotel with proximity to Mall Road and distanced from chaos as well. Property is beautifully maintained with a breathtaking view of the valley (where you can still see trees). The rooms are well appointed....

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Radlett, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed four nights in this beautiful,old, atmospheric hotel. The rooms were large and comfortable with wonderful views. The public spaces full of character. The weather was unseasonably cold , the room and hotel was cold. They gave us some plug in heaters for the room but the corridor and public areas were decidedly chilly. However the service was very...

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Lymington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 3 days in Shimla at the end of a tour of northern India and the Oberoi Cecil was an ideal choice of hotel. The location is convenient, on the edge of town but relatively quiet surroundings and everything about the hotel exudes restrained luxury and comfort. Service was uniformly excellent and staff went out of their way -...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is not only historical but the service is way above my expectation. The room is spacious and clean towels, bath ropes & tip top housekeeping. Staff in the restaurant are ever so attentive and very friendly n provide excellent service. The lobby bar is spacious and welcoming. The gym is fantastic and comes with a lovely heated swimming...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived here having suffered a severe migraine attack whilst on the toy train. Staff couldn't have been more helpful getting me up to my room and didn't try to make me sit through welcome drinks. The hotel is very clean throughout and the staff both in reception are all excellent. Bar snacks are available in the large open bar/lounge area...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Shimla, our family stayed at the Oberoi Cecil Hotel, the first hotel Mr. Oberoi bought. The Oberoi chain is now one of the world’s most luxurious. Most of the Oberoi hotels are in India, but they have hotels in Indonesia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and other locations. The Cecil has a multi-story lobby, which is quite impressive. It has a...

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at Cecil was superb. We were overwhelmed with the warmth and hospitality of the team. The rooms were clean and spacious. The food was really good. The kids had a good time at the activity centre. The view from our room was spectacular. Situated right opposite the Shimla Railway station, staying at this hotel helped us go for...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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Cuisines: Indian, International
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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: $296 - $570 (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:
Oberoi Cecil - Shimla Hotel Shimla
Oberoi Shimla
Shimla Oberoi
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#1 Business Hotel in Shimla
#1 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
#1 Luxury Hotel in Shimla
#1 Family Hotel in Shimla
#1 Spa Hotel in Shimla
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“One with a rear view over the hills”
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“Try for a room with a view over the mountain but don't leave windows open as you may find a monkey in your room when you get back.”
bougivalbob, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Request floors 3 and above with view of valley.”
joolsjulie, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose to stay in the old block”
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“The staff are so helpful, I'm sure you would only have to ask.”
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