We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel Shivalik

Shimla- Chandigarh National Highway | 3 Kms from Kalka City, Parwanoo 173220, India
Hotel Shivalik
Write a Review

16 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    1
    4
    6
    3
    2
See reviews for
9
2
1
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (3)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (16)
  • Mar-May only
    (4)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (3)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (3)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (6)
All months
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Food is good. Good himachali hospitality... Nice place to stay in limited budget. Till march there is summer discount, then after winter discount starts...nice venture by hp govt.it is accompanied by shivalik cafe which is also nice.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We stayed in the suite for a day. Honestly, I was scared after reading the reviews. To our surprise we found it just the opposite, especially after staying at chandigarh for a week on a CITCO property. The staff is very courteous and service is timely. Nobody asked for tips. I have not paid anything in tips. Overall a very... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Delhi
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I had been there for several times for doing party with freinds and i liked this place a lot for this. The attractive part is the lawn of the hotel which i think is d best for party thing..... One can enjoy bonfire also... Shimla & Solan are also nearby. One can take overnight stay here in hotel and can... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Chandigarh, India
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
20 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This HPTDC hotel is located in parwano on NH. Good place to have a drink........Good wood old styled ambience........Food is good......served fresh and hot. Go for chilli chicken or garlic chicken. Economical stopover for those travelling to Shimla and beyond.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stayed at HPTDC “The Shiwalik” on the night of 02.10.2014. This hotel in Parwanoo is about 3 km from Kalka railway station, just after one enters Himachal from Haryana. We got 2 rooms on the 1st floor at the back side of the hotel. The rooms were fair. However, the lobby outside the rooms was poorly lit owing to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

A good one in parwanoo, although not the best. But really like the stay. It was just for a day but even then wanted to stay here further to enjoy more. Taste the food as it is really nice and delicious. Roam around the hotel and you can spend some time here also.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Chennai (Madras), India
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The hotel is genuinely scary. It seems to be populated by drunkards who come there from miles around for a drink. The service is indifferent, the hotel is spacious but run-down. Can be used for a stopover for taking the Kalka Mail. However, it can get lonely and scary.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers are raving about these Parwanoo hotels

Kolkata, India
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
35 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

A HPTDC property is sadly not maintained properly. Parwanoo is not a vacation spot if your touring Himachal and should be used as a stop over. I chose a suit which was spacious but not properly maintained. Carpets were torned. The Room Heater stopped after an hour due to some short circuit. The food served is tasty and good.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New Delhi, India
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
17 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

The Hotel is not just Shabby or improperly maintained, it does not even seem to be a safe place to stay, in view of the reckless visitors there. The kind of visitors who come to this hotel are mostly drunkards and thus it is simply not safe to stay here. One of the attendants of the hotel, Mr. Atul Sood,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Noida, India
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
29 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I would say this HPTDC property as one of the worst manages (being stayed in other HPTDC properties), maybe due to the fact that parwanoo is not a much visited tourist destination. I stayed there once with my family as night halt while driving down from Shimla to Noida. But the experience was not so great. It was more or... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

14 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (14)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities