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Amar Palace

The Ridge,, Shimla 171012, India
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Ranked #55 of 96 Hotels in Shimla
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014
OmprakashMulchandan Navi Mumbai, India
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Navi Mumbai, India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This hotel is very good for view of Shimla, its changing weather, clouds, mountains from the window of Honey Moon Room. All rooms may not have that kind of view. Ridge and Mall Road are very closer. But the approach to hotel is by walk only, you need to walk about half Km and if its raining that time and... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Your trip can be spoiled by choosing a poor Hotel and our experience is the same. Major issues: -The hotel didn't even offer to pick us up (this is possible) and the walk to hotel was nearly 20-25mins walk uphill. With luggage it was very inconvenient. - They offered us a very inferior room. It was stinking and damp. It... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

the hotel very hight and shimla sightsheen arrangement hotel in high rates no suitable in family hotel service very poor no clean drink water and so far mall road the room very dusty i advise no go this hotel

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

the hotel location is close to prominent lake. our room was very specious and clean. bathroom toiletries also very good. food was ok. open restaurant was very good can see view beauty of nature. really value of money............

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Ahmedabad, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The hotel was at a huge height!!! We had to walk up the steep route for 20minutes to reach there. We had to hire Coolies to carry our luggage which itself cost us quite an amount. The hotel room service is very poor! There are much better hotels in Shimla as compared to the Amar palace. The rooms were too... More 

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Sirsa, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We stayed in this hotel in the month of Dec 2013, the room was good, clean, view from window was good, it is a value for money hotel, location is not so bad, near mall road, in a walking distance, owner's behavior is very good. Just one problem we faced, bz it was month of Dec we faced problem of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

we stay as on date 03/05/2014... i do not advise to stay forever in this hotel.. it's a wastage of money & our body..... what a hard walking distance from mall road ...it' 's a very very big height ... manager 's behavior is very third class .. Main problem : very very biggest height.. very big exercise to reach... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed in Hotel Amar Palace from 19 April 2014 to 22 April 2014 with my family and is the best Value for money hotel in Shimla, since its a Family run hotel, you can bargain for the price. i booked a Deluxe room but when i reached there the hotel Manager offered me Super Deluxe room with 2 double... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This hotel is far away from market..we need to climb big slope to reach hotel.Parking facility is only for small car..Manager is not allow us to park our innova.The hotel maintance is very poor.The rooms are not clean.curtains of the rooms is very dirty.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Going by the below mentioned reviewed I chosed this hotel. We reached late in Shimla thanks to our driver so had no option to search the hotel and went directly to the hotel. We were given room no 101 which was in a pathetic condition. Bathroom was stinking.. Bed sheets (not white) tooo old..We were charged 800 for the room... More 

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Address: The Ridge,, Shimla 171012, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
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