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Woodville Palace

Raj Bhawan Road, Shimla 173206, India
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New Delhi, India
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is situated on the Raj Bhawan Road and is a heritage property or British and than to Maharaja which converted into hotel. The hotel is of royal look and comfort. it is little bit far away from the Shimla's main attraction i.e. Mall Road but still walkable.

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Divraj J, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for providing feedback on TripAdvisor. We are always happy to learn of satisfied guests. We are a 20 min walk from the mall, close enough to The Mall, yet cocooned to enjoy Shimla's natural beauty. We do hope to welcome you back on your next visit. Kind regards, Divraj Singh Jubbal More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

after arriving at the hotel at night, we were taken to our hotel room to only find the most disgustingly dirty bathrooms with the bed linen stained and with a huge spider in the bathroom. After complaining to the hotel manager we requested for another room and was informed that there was none available. I then contacted my agent in... More 

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Divraj J, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are always open to constructive feedback but we feel your stay was hampered by the expectations set by the booking agent. We aim to provide a heritage experience and our rooms are a reflection of that. Additionally our menu is made keeping an emphasis on fresh local produce and hence our emphasis is on quality and not... More 

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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been there for 2 nights. Hotel is very awesome. staffs were cool and helpful. We reached at night around 8.30. It was difficult to search as our driver was new in Shimla. Restaurant is good. One must stay in the palace at least for a night.

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Divraj J, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for providing feedback on TripAdvisor. It is always encouraging to hear of happy customers. Your comments on our restaurant have been passed on to the F&B Department. We do hope you will come stay with us again. Kind regards, Divraj Singh Jubbal More 

lancashire
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The woodville palace i am sure was once a lovely hotel unfortunately it is way past its best. i was informed that it will soon be closing for restoration and it is sorely needed. It was cold and lacking in the usual amenities you would expect in a modern hotel. there was only one hair-dryer in the whole hotel and... More 

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Divraj J, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to provide feedback on TriAdvisor. Your kind words on the staff is much appreciated. We are a heritage hotel, and like to give our customers a glimpse into the past. We do hope to see you soon! Kind regards, Divraj Singh Jubbal More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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81 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

We stayed two nights here and barely survived. It's close to the city, and looks all nice and heritage from the outside. Only good thing I have to say about this hotel is, they had a good heater in our room. That's all! Rooms: poorly decorated. Not comfortable at all. I understand it's a heritage hotel, but they can repair... More 

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Divraj J, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to provide feedback on TriAdvisor, we do wish guests who have complaints would raise them at the hotel so that we can provide a better experience. We feel that you would have been happier in a modern hotel as our rooms & cuisine reflect our heritage rather than the last trends. It is... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Absolutely horrendous, rooms disgusting, bathrooms even worse, decor not been updated since it was built, food poor, service and staff poor, value for money NO classes and prices itself as a 4* I wouldn't give it a rating, the rooms were so bad we slept on the floor in our friends room, they were given the 'royal suite' this was... More 

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Divraj J, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting comments on TripAdvisor. We encourage our guest to voice concerns at the time of stay to ensure we can address them properly. We opened our doors to guests in 1977 to provide travelers a glimpse into a life they otherwise would not have had a chance to live, albeit for a few days. By... More 

Robertsbridge, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Completed in 1939 the Woodville retains a great deal of character with many artifacts from the period. large well furnished bedrooms and bathrooms are available facing west so you can see the sunset through the trees. the service was good and so was the restaurant.

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Divraj J, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for providing your kind feedback on TripAdvisors. We are always happy to have guests with a true appreciation for heritage stay with us. We would love to welcome you back, perhaps on your next trip. Kind regards, Divraj Singh Jubbal More 

Dehradun, India
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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

A lovely palace converted to a Hotel, this offers nice rooms,good food,great royal interiors and a beautiful view. The garden is a delight and the best part is that they have a separate wing of the hotel where pets are also allowed. Pictures of the yester years all on the walls of the Hotel just add to the overall interiors... More 

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Divraj J, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind feedback on TripAdvisor. We are always delighted by people who show an appreciation in our history. As we have a long history of pet lovers in our family, we do provide the facility to have people bring their pets with advanced notice and in some rooms. We do look forward to welcoming your... More 

Nagpur, India
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19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This is a heritage hotel with good comfortable rooms having clean bathroom. In our room, they had installed Daikin room heater, but it was not functioning properly. i called the hotel staff to help me fix its settings. A guy promptly came, However he was absolutely clueless about the system. i had to bear with free standing electric heater. it... More 

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Divraj J, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post on TripAdvisor. We were in the phase of testing our new central heating system on your trip and are staff are trained in its use. We do hope you will visit agian, maybe in Summer! Kind regards, Divraj Singh Jubbal More 

Singapore, Singapore
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50 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Stayed at Woodville Palace for 2 nights from 16th Nov. The place is lovey, room was very comfortable. We stayed on the 2nd floor above the reception & had lovely sunset views from our room. The room was lovely. Staff was very warm & welcoming. Since my son was not used to the cold, the heater provided was not enough.... More 

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Divraj J, Owner at Woodville Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for providing your valuable inputs. We are glad to hear you had a pleasant stay. We apologize for the delay on the payment of the extra bed. Do give us another opportunity to extend our hospitality. Kind regards, Divraj Singh Jubbal More 

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