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Woodville Palace

Raj Bhawan Road, Shimla 173206, India
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Springs, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were really looking forward to our stay at Woodville palace because it is such a renowned hotel. The hotel looks stunning from the outside with majestic gardens and mist encircling the surrounding trees. Unfortunately, I was surprised from the moment I walked in at how poor the service was. This must be the only hotel in India where staff... More 

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Jalandhar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Woodville Palace from 23-25 July as parts of the wedding of our brother. The property is so beautiful and so well maintained that it immediately gives you a blast into the beautiful past when the indian royalty existed. The family history is rich and noble and is displayed aptly by the decor which is a jewel to... More 

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DSJ82, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for providing your valuable feedback on TripAdvisor. We were happy to make your special occasion such a grand success. We are delighted to know that you appreciated our rich heritage and our hospitality. It is always a blessing to host happy occasions such as the wedding in your family. We do hope to see you all... More 

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

Visited Shimla for a day and decided to stay at WoodVille as I loved the location of the property. When checking in - the manager told us that he had 2 rooms available that were on the right wing. These rooms have a separate entrance and are quite near to the car parking area. Even though the rooms weren't the... More 

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DSJ82, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Jain, Thank you for providing comments on TripAdvisor. As you were a direct guest at the hotel, and we had only 2 rooms available, the rooms were shown to you prior to check-in. We were otherwise sold out due to the wedding. We were intimated of your complaint soon after your check out. We tried contacting you on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Loved the stay at presidential suite . The staff is very helpful and the manager gave us an upgrade but food is definitely an issue. Go for excellent scenery, heritage property. Even mall road is very close to the hotel. In all it was a great experience.

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DSJ82, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments on TripAdvisor. We are glad to know you had a pleasant stay. We have taken your feedback in account. We look forward to your next trip to Shimla and Woodville Palace Hotel! Kind regards, Divraj Singh Jubbal More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Stayed for 2 nights. Good, neat and clean palace (should not call hotel). Traditional stuffs are maintained and showcased which take u to in a different time zone. Good, polite staff. Rooms are good. View is good, Most important, the parking space is available which is a severe scarcity in Shimla.The famous mall road is almost a 1.2 kms walk... More 

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DSJ82, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your TripAdvisor review. We are glad to know you appreciate our heritage and our hospitality was to your satisfaction. We do look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Divraj Singh Jubbal More 

Douala, Cameroon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights in the Royal Room & the other one on the same level (forgotten the name/number). I have seen various posts about the room quality but from our experience it was good. You have to bear in mind this is not a modern hotel. The deal we had was half board which was via a buffet.... More 

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DSJ82, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your TripAdvisor review. We are happy to learn that our hotel was a delight to you, between its original feel and delivery of services. We do hope to see you on your next journey to Shimla. Kind regards, Divraj Singh Jubbal More 

Pune, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This place is out of the world. It transports you to the 1920s and 30s. Starting from the gate to the lobby, coridoor and room decor, everything is impeccable. The hollywood bar and the restaurant are an experience by themselves!! Even watching the turbaned gentleman make your drink will keep you captivated. The service was great. The food and drinks... More 

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DSJ82, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for providing your kind comments on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you had a wonderful stay at our property. Our staff take pride in looking after all your needs, big & small. We do look forward to welcoming you back to the Queen of the Hills. Kind regards, Divraj Singh Jubbal More 

Windsor, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The tone is set from the moment that you are met at Shimla Station by the elegantly uniformed driver for the short trip up to this charming hotel set in the woods above The Mall Road. Staying at the Woodville Palace is like stepping back in time to the 1930s but with every modern convenience. The rooms we were allocated... More 

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DSJ82, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are glad to know that you had a memorable stay. The Royal Suite hasn't changed much since the 1930's and its always nice to have a traveller appreciate it. We have passed on your words to Kirpa, the barman. We do hope to welcome you back on your next trip.... More 

New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We stayed from July 4-8 2015 and had a really amazing time. We had booked the imperial room which is the newly done rooms of the hotel. Hotel food is really good and staff is really courteous. The could understand our need and arranged a really nice candle light dinner at their lawns.. We had a really memorable time. Will... More 

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DSJ82, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for providing your comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you had a wonderful stay. Your kind words on our staff and food are much appreciated. We do hope you visit again soon, perhaps in the winter for a snow vacation. Kind regards Divraj Singh Jubbal More 

New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

When I stayed here 5 years back for the first time, the aura of a heritage property still existed. Now it is just any other hotel apart from the outside facade and pictures on every wall. The owners live in the original heritage structure, the rooms are all newly built and purposely left shabby to give an old building feel.... More 

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DSJ82, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for providing your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are sad to hear that you were not satisfied with our property and services. We assure you we have an adequate inventory of original rooms as well as public areas are mainly in the original structure. We do hope that you would get in touch for a tour on... More 

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