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Spars Lodge

Museum Road,, Shimla 171004, India
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first view in the morning - from the 'restaurant' - was of the sun peeping through to show us the glorious Himalayas. We felt more like we were staying in someone's home and eating in their dining room, it was really charming and cosy. Think homestay rather than 'hotel'. An easy walk to town and the staff happy to... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This place is a heaven within the heavenly city of Simla. Tucked away from the hustle bustle of the mall road it's conveniently located close to viceregal lodge and cart road for ease movement. All rooms have a great view of Taradevi and the whole valley so be prepared to wake up to some amazing views. Must try is the... More

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fresh creek
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Great view, great staff, and a really genuine hotel combine to give you a real sense of India, especially with the monkeys right outside your window. Don't go expecting the best accommodation money can buy, but do go expecting staff to go out of their way. Really loved my time there.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Rooms are old and furniture and bath facilities are moldy and filthy. Stuff boys don't know how to clean (remains of last guests) and the manager (17 years in the hotel) is not there to supervise – the poor middle-aged guy still sleeps on the floor in the lobby and the rich old owners that live near-by, don't really care... More

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Spijkenisse, The Netherlands
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27 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

This is a typicla Indian hotel, average on everything. Rooms are OK, people are helpfull and a good view over the Valley. For a one night stay it is just a bit too long and too steep walk too the center of Shimla , where the shops , restaurants and sights are.

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4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Upon arrival the reception was slightly icy as described by previous contributors. They warmed up a bit but never really cracked a smile. The main grind here was the lack of value for money. The rooms were damp (at the height of summer) and at the price the rooms are sold at, it doesn't add up really. Stayed in Leh... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Nice lounge and view from dining room.this place is on the outskirts of shimla about a 20 min walk so nice and peaceful .evening meals are better than breakfast. Staff pleasant.however at 12000rupees plus tax just for the room we thought it was quite expensive our double room would have been nice if it hadn't been damp.bedding always felt damp... More

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Newquay, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

On arrival the manager just about said hello. We were put in a basic double not one of the suits. The only difference being you get more space and duvet covers in the suit so if you pay less you are cold. The wifi only worked once whilst there and they just said it happens. Which we understand as we... More

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Global
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Room 203 has a problem with damp. There was mould on the pillows and coming through the recently painted ceiling. The room had not been cleaned and we had to ask for it to be cleaned, many hours after being promised it would. The duvet cover had a white stain on it. The room was cold and smelled of damp.... More

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Lafayette, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Spars Lodge was a great place to stay, particularly during the in-season up in Shimla. It was inexpensive, clean, and there was always hot water.The staff was helpful and breakfast was always great. There is an excellent view from the entry way / seating area over the city and down into the mountains. The only concern that one might have... More

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Also Known As:
Spars Hotel Shimla
Spars Hotel
Address: Museum Road,, Shimla 171004, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla
Amenities:
Restaurant
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Ranked #14 of 79 Specialty lodging in Shimla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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