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Hotel Peterhoff Shimla

Near Institute Of Advanced Studies | Code No- HPS 23, Shimla 171004, India
Hotel Peterhoff Shimla
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The property is a lovely place but its mismanaged being a government establishment. Pros: wonderful architecture of the hotel with a big lawn in front with a breathtaking view Big and spacious rooms Near to the simla museum n institute of advance studies Cons: The rooms dont have nice view. Food is overpriced. The lawn out front is wonderful but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Choose this property only if you want a nice relaxing holiday away from the hustle and bustle of Shimla. Located in summerhill near Institute of Advanced Studies the hotel offers excellent views. The service is the usual HPTDC kind that means a bit slow but friendly.

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of their suites for three nights. We had driven all the way from Kalpa to Shimla via Rampur, Narkanda and Shillaru, driving for about eleven hours because of terrible roads at the start of Kalpa side. We were given our suite room within few minutes of presenting our details and all our luggage was sent to... More 

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Chandigarh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this is an amazing place to stay in shimla. built by the britishers it was ealier the vice roys house, then c.m house and now its a hotel. it ha history all around built by the britishers soo long ago makes u encounter there living style. it has an amzing lawn, the facilties are good and the food is good.... More 

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Thane, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are coming to shimla, try to book peterhoff. It's premium HPTDC hotel, location is great and very safe. It's situated at top of shimla and all luxury hotels and VIP area is around this hotel. If you really want to live in British time shimla, this is the place. Facilities are very good but not maintained upto international... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located atop a small hillock with a good valley view from the lawns, Peterhoff is a great Government run hotel. The rooms are huge ( colonial size rooms, though the hotel was redone in the 80's- it used to be the Viceroy;s residence in pre independence era), good appointed rooms - nothing lavish but more than adequate, Neat and clean... More 

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Agra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Peterhoff has a great history behind it, original one got gutted in fire in1981, it is right next to observatory hills where viceregal house is, has an amazing garden, good restaurant, great food, mediocre bar, disappointments are there as well, property needs a make up, it is run down, but it has history all around, The Mall is 2.5 kilometres... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Peterhoff is one of the oldest properties in Shimla with one of the best locations. A thin road leads from the Shimla highway up to the mall road to this huge place perched on top of the valley overlooking the valley below. I am told this place is owned by the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Department. A British era built house,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This is a beautifully located property.. Very scenic views and a lovely garden outside the reception area. However, the rooms are smelly and need improvement. There is no internal heating though a room heater is provided which makes it comfortable. The dining area smells of old food and furniture which is a real turn off. The room service is bad.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

After completing my MTA degree from HP University,Shimla,after 07 years,I had visited again Shimla along with my wife and daughter in August,2015.Being a heritage property of HPTDC and because of off season discount,we booked this hotel.Hotel is located far away from the crowded Mall,toward University and Advance Study.It has heritage building and some portion of the hotel is used for... More 

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