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Chapslee, Shimla 171 001, India
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Phnom Penn
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105 reviews 105 reviews
22 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a cheap place to stay, but boy was it worth it. The hospitality and uniqueness so worth a visit. It took us to a different era of travelling. It was a pleasure to share this unique history even for 2 nights. The meals were home cooked and delicious. drinks before in the family sitting room. Just really... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A step back in time, an experience I won't forget. Genteel, serene and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. G&T in the lounge before dinner and morning tea brought to our rooms before breakfast. House literally stuffed with antiques and beautiful surrounds. Recommended. Preferred this accommodation to the grander Wildflower Hall

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chapslee is not a hotel. It is a time machine. It takes you back to a time when little details were important and enjoyed. For the record, Chapslee does not have a swimming pool or a spa or a concierge service. Instead, it offers its history. It was built in 1835 (though extensively remodeled around 1940) and this is where... More 

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Wales, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Chapslee is, quite simply, unique. We had the pleasure of spending two nights here in early September, selecting Chapslee because we wanted to experience something different; we were not disappointed. From the moment you book a room, it is made clear that you are a house guest rather than simply a tourist. It was unfortunate that our arrival was marred... More 

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69 reviews 69 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We wanted to celebrate my birthday at Chapslee and hence the entire family (my parents, kids, hubby) was in attendance. We stayed for one night. We were upgraded to the best rooms. However we soon realized that this place isnt good with kids. This has nothing to do with the property or the management, and we should have been careful... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

A dream come true, and Chapslee did not disappoint. Staying there is like going back in time. To be able to enjoy the surroundings is a privilege, and to top it all, the service was exemplary . The stay at Chapslee has been the highlight of our holiday. I urge anyone, with a keen interest in history, to visit. Thankyou.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We were delighted with our visit to Chapslee in early September. The setting – the garden, the views of the other hills near Simla, and the house itself – is beautiful, and the meals were extraordinary. We found the other reviews on this site accurate, such as having tea, biscuits, or whatever drinks we wanted brought to our room before... More 

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Tourrettes-sur-Loup, France
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Once in a lifetime you should go to India, Simla and stay at the Chapslee. From 1865, Simla was the seat of government of British India during the summer months. Chapslee house was bought by Charanjit Singh of Kapurthala in 1939; The current owner Kanwar Ratanjit Singh (Reggie) took over in 1970 and his wife Promoti opened a school. The... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A friend & I stayed at Chapslee in late August. There is nothing quite like Chapslee. After 10 trips to India since 1982, I must say Chapslee is my favorite hotel in India. My wife, her best friend & I stayed there for about a week in January, 2001. Our rooms had fireplaces that were lit every night & the... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We were welcomed by the grandson of a maharaja. Our rooms were full of antiques. It was like stepping back in time to the raj. We were served afternoon tea by polite and attentive helpers. Our gin and tonics were served in the library on a silver tray. The food was amazing in our own private dining area with silver... More 

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Address: Chapslee, Shimla 171 001, India
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Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Chapslee Hotel Shimla
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
#5 Family Hotel in Shimla

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