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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We've just left the hotel after a 3 night stay and we are still glowing. The hotel has timeless elegance, is perfectly located and our deluxe suite, with stunning views overlooking the mountains and cedar forests, was extremely comfortable and beautifully furnished. We chose to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a fabulous hotel. Great location, easy walking distance to bazaars. Beautiful hotel, wonderful room and brilliant staff , very friendly, helpful and nothing too much trouble for any of them. Menus extensive if you don’t want buffet. Caroline had a few of the house...More

Thank Allan P
Response from GeneralManager_Cecil, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, ShimlaResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for having spared time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. It was wonderful to have you stay with us. It was a pleasure having you stay with us at The Oberoi, Cecil on your recent visit. I take this opportunity...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at the hotel for 3 nights in mid Feb., and had a deluxe suite. The service was second to none. The attention to detail was truly amazing. The second two nights were cold, after a snow fall, & extra heaters were put in...More

Thank Robert709
Response from GeneralManager_Cecil, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, ShimlaResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for having spared time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. It was wonderful to have you stay with us. We are truly delighted to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your experience of the hotel and its facilities. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A top quality hotel set on the hillside (where isn't in Shimla!) between perhaps the two most visited attractions in Shimla, both within walking distance. One way leads to The Mall, a pedestrianized street where the Victorian Gaiety Theatre and Christchurch are located, and in...More

Thank Stuart M
Response from GeneralManager_Cecil, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, ShimlaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you stay with us at The Oberoi, Cecil on your recent visit. I take this opportunity to thank you for sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor. It was wonderful to have you stay with us. I am delighted...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great suite with a perfect view. Service was perfect. Restaurant impressed me. The standard food was rather bland but staff were happy to cook me special dishes with more spice - unbelievably good . Just be careful to close the balcony doors...More

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Response from GeneralManager_Cecil, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, ShimlaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback on this forum. It was wonderful to have you stay with us. It’s nice to know that you felt pampered by the personal touch provided by every team member made your stay memorable. I am also glad...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
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
Room amenities
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$192 - US$591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
#1 Luxury Hotel in Shimla
#1 Business Hotel in Shimla
#1 Spa Hotel in Shimla
#1 Family Hotel in Shimla
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$192 - US$591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
#1 Luxury Hotel in Shimla
#1 Business Hotel in Shimla
#1 Spa Hotel in Shimla
#1 Family Hotel in Shimla
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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honeywellLondon
29 January 2018|
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Response from Foodytracy | Reviewed this property |
They have hairdryers in the bathroom. Iron and board was in one of the wardrobes.
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KANKARIA
13 November 2017|
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Response from Kath K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, no problem.
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31 July 2017|
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Response from abhinav b | Reviewed this property |
I think you can ask request them for special attention to your pet, I believe it will be easier if you connect with the property they might have a solution for your query.
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"Valley view rooms are preferable. Corner suites perfect."
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"Our suite was on the 4th floor in the far corner of the hotel with a fabulous view down the mountain side"
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"Rooms with a balcony overlooking the valley are probably best, but leave the windows closed if out, since..."
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"The newer block rooms are better"
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