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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Chaura Maidan, Shimla 171004, India
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is my second stay here and I have enjoyed each time. The staff is amazing and I appreciated the chef remembered my diet restrictions or housekeep saw that I needed screen cleaner for my laptop and supplied it just becaue. Any place with real wood floors is tops in my book as well giving a charm to the hotel... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at The Oberoi Cecil from the 17th t0 19th of August 2014. Firstly, we got extremely we got a room to stay here even though we booked last minute! The staff of the hotel is brilliant. The restaurant staff, housekeeping staff, front office staff, valets everybody made us feel like VIP's. They are always smiling... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My colleagues and I enjoyed a one night stay at the Oberoi Cecil as part of a weekend trip from Delhi. Having travelled to Shimla via the Toy Train in the morning, we were greeted at the station by the hotel driver and driven the short distance to the hotel. The hotel is elegant and it is hard not to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel, staff even lovelier, went with my grandaughter and was made to feel very welcome! They even gave us a birthday cake and present for birthday! Lovely warm pool!! Lovely break, felt very spoilt

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oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking out time to share your beautiful experience at The Oberoi Cecil in highly appreciable words. We were equally delighted to have you as our guests and look forward to your continued patronage. Warm Regards Arpit Pant More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Oberoi Cecil, Shimla is one of its kind and probably the best in Shimla. Stayed there on a business trip... everything there was perfect. Courteous staff, good food, gr8 location, nicely done rooms, gym, heated pool... everything you will need in a hill station.

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oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was wonderful to have you with us on your recent business trip to Shimla. The Oberoi Cecil located in the heart of town is an ideal place to be when one has to explore Shimla for work or leisure. I am happy to read that you took some time out to enjoy the facilities of the hotel.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla is truly truly an outstanding luxury hotel in Shimla. Stayed at this fabulous property with my family during the weekend and certainly it was just an amazing experience. The property is equipped with just about everything, right from dinning options and recreational facilities to business equipments and medical services. I had booked my stay through travelguru,... More

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oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting this heartfelt review of the experience of your stay at The Oberoi Cecil. The Oberoi Cecil is a luxury hotel situated at an astonishing elevation in the heart of colonial part of Shimla town. I am most delighted to read that the hotel met your expectations and that you have taken back fond memories... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Offering views of the Himalayas, rooms are equipped with satellite TV, DVD player and tea/coffee-making facilities. En suite bathroom comes with a shower. Some rooms come with a private balcony overlooking the Cedar Garden or Chaura Maidan. Food is excellent.......doing justice to all international cuisines ! Our father is capable of only restrictive walking, so wheelchair was provided through out... More

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oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure to have you and the family stay with us. The Oberoi Cecil owing to its central location offers a wonderful opportunity to explore nature and the beautiful town of Shimla. The rooms and the hotel facilities have been carefully designed keeping the needs of traveler's into consideration. Thank you for appreciating the team's efforts.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oberoi Cecil stands up to the reputation of having impeccable service. It infancy exceeded whatever reviews we read about the hotel. The location of the hotel, the view of the valley and the staff were just awesome. Thank you for making our trip memorable. Definitely a place to revisit.

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oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your stay experience and your kind comments. The team and I are excited at the prospect of welcoming you back. We look forward to your next visit. Regards Arpit Pant More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was there in Cecil for a night with friends, and absolutely loved the hotel. we were shown two adjoining rooms on the third floor- one with a balcony and the other without- both of them were brilliant. - tried the restaurant for diner- top class - The swimming pool is fantastic (baring the level of chlorine in the water) -... More

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oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your visit to Shimla. I am happy to learn that the entire team was able to make your stay experience memorable. Regards Arpit Pant More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We were here as a family, intending to just Chill after an exhausting 2 months of work, travel and a family loss. This place was so perfect. Right in the middle of Shimla and on a restricted road so it takes care of traffic issues etc. The hotel has the old wooden charm with modern amenities. Great staff and fantastic... More

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oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, July is indeed a great time to be in Shimla as the monsoons are approaching and city's pace comes back to its slow and relaxing self. It is wonderful to note that The Oberoi Cecil provided you with the perfect setting that helped you unwind and rejuvenate. Warm regards Arpit Pant More

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Address: Chaura Maidan, Shimla 171004, India
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Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla 5*
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The hotel is located in Shimla, the gateway to the majestic Himalayas. Downtown Hotel with Colonial styling, 1 km from Shimla Station & 22 km from Jubalhatti-Shimla Airport. The Hotel is situated at the quite end of the famous Mall and is an ideal base from which to discover the unique beauty of the spectacular Himalayan ranges, Cedar forests and ancient monasteries. ... more   less 
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