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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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Chaura Maidan, Shimla 171004, India
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    5 of 5 stars
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Felixstowe
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

3 nights here and it proved to be my favourite hotel in India. I wasn't sure what to expect from an Indian 5*' but it genuinely is an international 5*. It has so much character and has been very well looked after. Every member of staff was so polite and helpful. The bedroom was large and very comfortable with a... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Shimla with the Great Rail, India Triangle trip. My husband and I had booked this trip for our Ruby wedding anniversary. The hotel provided a cake, left a bunch of flowers and gave us a suite room, luckily we had 3 nights in this hotel to make use of the facility. The indoor heated pool is fantastic. The... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the moment you arrive at the hotel till the moment you leave you will find that the staff just cannot do enough for you. As for the hotel itself with all the wood paneling and the lovely rooms it is difficult to find fault. We stayed as part of a large family group and were amazed that the head... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Oberoi Cecil hotel is perfect , it is sheer class in every way, our room was superb, and we were lucky enough to have a balcony overlooking the glorious valley. We were treated like royalty, the service by every member of staff was over and above and this personal touch was so appreciated - absolutely nothing was too much... More 

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Noida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the second time we stayed at Cecil and the experience was the same or may be better than the last time. the staff at oberoi and the service they provide leaves you with a wow factor. on the first day when we went out of the room to eat something, to our surprise and delight, there was a... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here as part of a Great Rail Journey around India. I cannot praise the standard of this hotel high enough. From the greeting at the door to the time we left we found the staff to be friendly courteous and polite. Nothing was too much trouble for them. Our room on the ground floor was large and clean. My... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We travelled to Shimla on the Toy Train with large comfy chairs, arriving after dark. We were driven to the hotel where we were welcomed and taken to our room, which had a balcony overlooking the valley. My wife and I just stood there, on the balcony, in the dark with the lights in the valley, it was a truly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The sincere greeting on arrival from the manager Mr Kaul and his team set the tone for a lovely two night stay at The Cecil , the only downside being that we couldn't stay longer . Old world quality is present everywhere even though the hotel was rebuilt some time ago it hasn't lost any of its vintage charm.Our room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Shimla is a beautiful place and cecil is like home for all travellers who are friendly towards nature and humans :) Valley view suite will force you to extend your stay. Restaurants are outstanding with superb class service and lounge of the hotel located in the centre of the hotel is beautifully designed. Staff is courteous and service is friendly.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Quiet hotel far from the city I like the indoor worm swimming pool But the wifi free for 30 minutes daily I liked the food it was Halal Staff are working to achieve the guests satisfaction unforgettable experience

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