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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This is an amazing hotel with great view, tasty food and amazing hospitality.The courtesy and behaviour of the staff is unparalleled and they did everything to make me feel comfortable. The spread of breakfast is awesome and the Chef offered to include any and everything for the buffet. Great Place to Visit

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New Delhi, India
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is not good. Hotel staff behavior is VERY VERY rude. Food also not good. How can anyone stay in this hotel !!! Horrible experience for me to stay in it. Nothing to enjoy and room are too small, stingy!!!

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Located in serene part of Shimla with nice views. Old English charm with wooden interiors blended with the contemporary style.Nice coffee shop and the food is out of the world.Excellent staff and service.Must stay for a memorable experience.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at the hotel for 6 nights for a business visit. I felt at home away from home. The courtesy and behaviour of the staff is unparalleled and they did everything to make me feel comfortable. The spread of breakfast is awesome and the Chef offered to include any and everything for the buffet. The live music by the... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed as part of a Jules Verne tour. This is a very special hotel in a great town. The rooms are beautiful and well appointed although the views can be a little disappointing. Our view was over the metal roof to the houses and views beyond. The food in the restaurant is exceptional and the service very good. Staff... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Grand hotel with a beautiful classic wooden finish throughout its interiors. The staff are extremely hospitable and accomodating. The breakfast buffet was lovely with a wide variety of eastern and western cuisines. The only area for improvement, from my point of view, was the wifi charge which was close to Rs 1,000 a day - thought this could have been... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for having spared time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure having you stay with us this month. We are delighted to know that you found our Grand Heritage hotel to be beautiful and luxurious. It is indeed reminiscent of the rich colonial era. I am glad to know that you enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the name says by it self - expect more & get more. it was awesome to be there & relax with the top line hospitality with inhouse kids area - sports centre - gym & the best is controlled pool for swimming. irresistible (if u r not allowed at wild flower)

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for having spared time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure having you stay with us in May. I am delighted to know that you enjoyed our hospitality and your generous comments regarding our kids activity centre, gymnasium and indoor heated swimming pool are much appreciated. The team and I look forward... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have heard about several VOW points about Oberoi hospitality from my relatives in the past.So decided to spend my Marriage Anniversary at Oberoi Cecil coming all the way from Jabalpur, M.P but was shocked to find out that despite pre-informing the Hotel Staff in the morning, today, about my arrival, I have been debited Accommodation charges without any information,... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a short break with family this summer. The location is outstanding, the facilities with a heated pool makes it a fun place for kids. The food is great and what is most impressive is the personalised service. Highly recommended.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to share your experience with the Trip Advisor community. It was a pleasure having you stay with us this month. I am glad to know that you enjoyed the location of the hotel, the food, our services and our indoor heated swimming pool. Thank you for your high recommendation. I do hope... More 

Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights What I liked: Nice comfortable rooms - we took 2 inter-connected rooms. Heated swimming pool with food and bar menu Helpful and attentive staff Food at the restaurant Could have been better: Checkin experience - we reached at 1430hrs and were told that rooms are ready. But one of the rooms had cleaning staff... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for having spared time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure having you with us this month. I am delighted to know that you liked the rooms, food and enjoyed our facilities of the indoor heated swimming pool. Please accept my sincere apologies for not having been able to provide you the... More 

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