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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Agra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1 Overall rating -Great Value for money - 4 out of 5 2 Travel Time -26th Jan'15 3 Price -Got offseason 30% discount , costed us less than 4k 4 Comfort -Good 5 Location -"It is near Viceroy house and around 1.5 kms from Mall If you want a quiet place then this is the place away from hustle bustle... More 

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Chandigarh, India
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: - Historic place with great views (Take VIP rooms on 1st floor for best views) - Away from the crowd, great for people/tourist haters - Big rooms and open spaces. Good for families/kids - Average room rates - Staff are courteous and helpful. Also, surprisingly they even discourage tipping. Cons: - 2.5 km from Mall road. - Maintenance isn't... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We stayed during September 2014.The property has a huge lawn with birds chirping....perfect for nature lovers like us! were witness to a wonderful himachali wedding ceremony as an added bonus. Room conditions and cleanliness have ample space for improvement. Meals served in the restaurant was hot and fresh. Overall a good experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I stayed in this royal property. An excellent location with scenic beauty. Strongly recommend for stay. Food is very good with very good hospitality. A peaceful and quite environment. Hotel staff are courteous with quick room service.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Best place to stay in Shimla, ideally located, beautiful walk to Mall and Ridge ample parking, huge rooms, economically priced, excellent view, friendly staff, visited by many politicians even by our current prime minister Mr.Modi

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We were there for two nights ,surroundings of hotel are beautiful but service and staff are a bit slow . you need to book full time cab or need to hire it through hotel, thats a bit expensive because you dont have any other option. Although location is little isolated but very beautiful. Spending our mornings in hotel premises was... More 

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