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Clarkes Hotel

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Clarkes Hotel in Shimla. From arrival until departure, all the staff we encountered were extremely friendly, polite and helpful. The hotel is perfectly situated just a short walk away from the Mall and the lower bazaar so you just...More

Thank MarkNay
Reviewed 2 days ago

The hotel is a beautiful nineteenth century building in a lovely setting on the Mall, a short walk from the Ridge. This was our second stay. We were given huge rooms looking south to the Plains. The staff were most friendly and polite. The food...More

Thank koihai2018
Response from Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear Trip Advisor Member, I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. The team strives to deliver the best experiences and extremely grateful when these are being recognized. Your comments about...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed 3 nights in December 2017 - it was wonderful in every way. Our original plan had been to stay for 2 nights, but we increased to 3 nights and were upgraded to Suite. Excellent food - breakfast, and also (at dinner) European style...More

Thank jca55
Response from Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear Trip Advisor Member, I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. The team strives to deliver the best experiences and extremely grateful when these are being recognized. Your comments about...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here with 2 friends as part of a ‘Golden triangle’ tour. Clarke’s is a heritage hotel retaining much of it original charm. It is not modernised, and may lack some of the things which people may expect as part of a superior hotel;...More

Thank addis22
Response from Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Trip Advisor Member, I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. The team strives to deliver the best experiences and extremely grateful when these are being recognized. Your comments about...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an amazing stay in Clarkes Shimla, I booked a Superior Room and they upgrade it too Suite Room and we reached Shimla by 7 am and provide us the early check-in without any cost. The Hospitality of them was amazing and I loved...More

Thank Aparna S
Response from Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Trip Advisor Member, I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. The team strives to deliver the best experiences and extremely grateful when these are being recognized. Your comments about...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
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Minibar
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Restaurant
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Price range
USD 119 - USD 211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Shimla
#2 Business Hotel in Shimla
#8 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 119 - USD 211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Shimla
#2 Business Hotel in Shimla
#8 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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disappointed170
9 January 2018|
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Response from Aparna S | Reviewed this property |
No swimming pool available
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TJamal
17 December 2017|
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Response from Bruce K | Reviewed this property |
I've never counted the steps but there are about 60 to 80 on the south side arranged in two flights from the parking area. One can enter directly from the Mall on the north side without steps but that side is not accessible... More
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jaixyz
10 September 2017|
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Response from newtownhelen3 | Reviewed this property |
We did not have air conditioning it was not needed porters carry everything up if you have to park down in the bottom car park there was construction across the road at the government buildings in may this year we were on... More
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"Suite Room with View"
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"Premier rooms have valley and city views; superior rooms have no views!"
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"Ask for valley facing rooms (subject to availability)."
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"all rooms seemed to have good views"
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