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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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Leicestershire
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

This hotel was excellent in every way. The views were breath taking. The service and attention to detail by all the staff was second to none. The restaurant was extremely good and the waiters attentive and helpful but never intrusive. The rooms were large and very comfortable. If it was possible to allocate this hotel 6 stars then I would!

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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 with the Trip Advisor community. It was a pleasure having you both stay with us this month. It is a pleasure to know that you found the team to be attentive, helpful, rooms to be large and comfortable and liked the restaurant. Your comment regarding Cecil being excellent...

Lerwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2015

I was lucky to stay in this wonderful hotel from 26th to 28th September. It is the most beautiful hotel that I have ever stayed in. The staff were absolutely fantastic. Especially the lovely young man that worked behind the bar, he was so polite and attentive. Me and my friend were made to feel so welcome and nothing was...

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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 pleasure having you and your friends stay with us last month. I am delighted to know that you found our team to be fantastic ,rooms to be amazing and food to be gorgeous. It’s heartening to read that we could make your...

Scotland
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the Oberoi Cecil for 2 nights as part of an Indian Tour with Kuoni. This was the best hotel we stayed at during the tour. Check in was smooth and efficient, our room was very spacious and very clean. We used the pool which was lovely and a lovely respite from the hustle and bustle of our tour....

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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 pleasure having you both stay with us this month. You comment on Cecil being the best hotel during your tour is truly humbling for us. I am delighted to know that you found the Check- in process to be smooth and efficient,...

Port Talbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2015

we stayed at the Oberoi, Cecil -ideally located for the mall. Wonderful hotel and all staff so attentive -nothing too much trouble for them. Such a relaxing place after a hectic trip.room (de-luxe) was super -restaurant excellent and service immpecable.

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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 with the Trip Advisor community. It was a pleasure having you both stay with us this month. I am glad to know that you enjoyed the location of the hotel which is within close proximity of the Mall Road. I am delighted to know that you found the...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I have only one word to express my feeling about Oberoi luxury chain of hotels that is unbelievable super Hospitality. Stayed in this hotel for 4 nights. During the stay my daughter in law and grand daughter fell sick. The way staff of the hotel handle and care both of them is beyond imagination I think our own relatives also...

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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 with the Trip Advisor community. It was a pleasure having you and your family stay with us this month. Your compliment about the Oberoi hospitality being the best is truly humbling for us. We are glad to know that we could be of assistance to you and your...

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2015

An excellent hotel with friendly, efficient staff and a superb level of comfort. My only complaint was that (just like all the other hotels I stayed at in India) the bar did not stock slimline tonic to go with the gin. Why this is so is quite baffling and as a diabetic, a serious setback. Not the barmen's faults, but...

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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 pleasure having you and your family stay with us in September. It is a delight to know that you found our team to be friendly, efficient and had a comfortable stay here. May I however apologise for not having slimline tonic. It...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We stayed here in the first week of October just for a weekend and came back very happy with the hospitality yet again from an Oberoi property. We checked into the hotel @ night with an infant and were upgraded to a suit cause our room had a foul smell . This was an unexpected surprise. The check in was...

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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 pleasure having you and your family stay with us this month. It is a delight to know that you found the breakfast buffet to be sumptuous and delicious and liked the hospitality of the team. I am glad to know that you...

india
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We stayed here for 04 nights as a family with our kids, aged 05 and 02. From the moment we stepped into the hotel, or rather before we actually stepped in, right from the doorman, everyone made us feel very welcome. Check-in was a breeze, and was done in the comfort of our very spacious room. An extra bed was...

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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 in such detail your experience with the Trip Advisor community. It was a pleasure having you and your family stay with us earlier this month. I am glad that you found our services to be exceptional. I am delighted to know that the small gestures made by the team of...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

This a great property with a history. Service here is with personal touch. Shimla mall is at walking distance. Location is so good to have a great view of shimla. Recreation room for kids is great. breakfast is a part of package , bhurgi pranatha was good and filling.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for having spared time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure having you stay with us in July. I am glad to know that you enjoyed the location of the hotel which is within close proximity of the famous Mall and the views from the hotel of the Cedar valley and Shimla....

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 8 October 2015

We traveled in the First week of October 2015 with 4 adults & three kids ... There is a Good part (98%) and 2% ( Bad Part ) Let me begin with the Bad part ... It was a herculean task for us to book two rooms in the Hotel through the travel agent who was in constant touch with...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for having spared time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure having you stay and your family with us this month. I am delighted to know that you enjoyed the hospitality and that you and your family , especially the kids had a great stay at Cecil. Thank you for recognising Sabin...

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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, International, Asian
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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
Price Range: $262 - $576 (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 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
#1 Family Hotel in Shimla
#1 Luxury Hotel in Shimla
#1 Spa Hotel in Shimla
#1 Business Hotel in Shimla
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“Away from the front door and suggest from floor three up”
 of 5 bubbles Marchinglobsters, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the rear are quieter.”
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“Try to get a room that is not overlooking the road”
 of 5 bubbles Richard_Harpum, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Definitely in the main building served by a lift”
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