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HPTDC The Chail Palace

Solan, Chail, Kandaghat Tehsil 173217 India
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#4 of 27 hotels in Chail
The Palace is run by Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. The Palace was built in 1891 by Maharaja of Patiala and is a Premium Heritage Property. Distance from Shimla to Chail is 45 km. The suites, rooms and cottages are sumptuously furnished with ornate and antique furniture with fire place. The Palace has Kings Dining Restaurant (Serving Multi Cuisine Indian, Chinese, Continental & Himachali food),Royal Bar, Conference Hall Capacity 70 Pax Theatre style), Open Air Cafe Royal, Ayurveda Rejuvenation Centre, Guide for trekking, Lounge, Taxi on demand, Laundry facility,Gift Shop, Billiards, Badminton, Lawn Tennis, Intercom, Cricket, Table Tennis, Children Park, Doctor on call, Drive in with Parking Area, Instant Reservation of HPTDC Hotels and Luxury Coaches
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Balby wrote a review May 2021
Shimla, India3 contributions
Nice heritage property surrounded by pine trees. We stayed in a cottage which was clean, service was good and the approachability is also nice. The children were very happy to see maharani suite and the log hut. The interiors of the palace are grand and exclusive.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
FreeIndianBird wrote a review Mar 2021
New Delhi, India124 contributions3 helpful votes
Recently visited this palace after going through reviews but believe me this is the worst palace i have seen till date. There is entry fee of Rs. 100/per head and we asked at gate how much time is needed to cover the palace and guard said 10-15 minutes hardly. While reaching to palace inside road is very bad, infact chail outside road is far better than palace inside road . In palace there is one big hall for visitors in which one table & 3-4 chairs and 3-4 big vasses. I was so shocked & disappointed after reaching we had wasted 3 hrs to reach the palace and expected some old furnitures, museum or architecture but nothing was there. It is completely waste of money & time. Never recommend to see this place, better to go to shimla mall road or any other place.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Sheeraz Jawed wrote a review Feb 2021
New Delhi, India9 contributions
This place is any day and any time better without any doubt. This place does not require any reviews as it will always be on top of any traveler whoever visited them once. ** Checked in on 14-Feb 21 and booked rajkumari suit. Rooms are spacious and clean. Food quality was ok not as great but its ok. ** Front office and support staff is courteous and polite. Overall nice & comfortable stay.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Room Tip: Go for ground floor and first floor room. It has better valley and lawn view.
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Harkaran & Deepika wrote a review Feb 2021
Patiala, India180 contributions3 helpful votes
* This iconic heritage property was built by HH Maharaja of Patiala Bhupinder Singh ji in the year 1891. * It is now owned & managed by HPTDC. * This heritage property is located in the lush green hills of Chail surrounded by pine trees. * The freshness in the air relaxes your body, mind & soul and you will feel rejuvenated. * The property consists of the main palace building, log huts, lush green forest, restaurant(king's hall) & the bar. * The lobby area is quite impressive as various portraits of Maharajas are mounted on the walls with antique piano lying at one corner. * The floor is well carpeted. * The rooms are massive with high ceilings, floor carpet, high doors, glass windows(overlooking the forest), bathtub (placed majestically in antique bathroom). * The furniture(sofas, beds, chairs, mirrors etc) make you feel like you are some king of an empire. * The food & drinks are to die for. * The staff is very polite & well behaved.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
My Gedi Log wrote a review Nov 2020
New Delhi, India58 contributions7 helpful votes
Chail Palace is one of the palaces which are very nicely maintained by the Government. Restaurant food is great. Though the Palace itself is not so big, But the palace premises has cottages and huts with nice amenities to stay at reasonable prices. Service is also good. Perfect place for a getaway in peaceful and clean environment.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Room Tip: Rajgarh Cottage if travelling in group of families.
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Frequently Asked Questions about HPTDC The Chail Palace
Which popular attractions are close to HPTDC The Chail Palace?
Nearby attractions include Kali Ka Tibba (4.5 km), Sidh Baba Ka Mandir (1.3 km), and Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple (2.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at HPTDC The Chail Palace?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at HPTDC The Chail Palace?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at HPTDC The Chail Palace?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to HPTDC The Chail Palace?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sharma Vaisno Dhaba, Soni Da Dhaba, and Chail Palace Resturant.
Is HPTDC The Chail Palace located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.02 km away from the centre of Chail.
Are there any historical sites close to HPTDC The Chail Palace?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Bon Monastery (14.9 km), Kotkhai Palace (14.5 km), and Manorville Mansion Shimla (15.0 km).
Does HPTDC The Chail Palace have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.