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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Chaura Maidan, Shimla 171004, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 3 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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

Bangalore, India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Oberoi Cecil is one of the best hotels in the region. It is a class apart from the other 5 star hotel, Radisson. Its a fantastic hotel with great service, a great location, great views and exquisitely decorated rooms. It's hard to pick a winner between Oberoi Cecil and it's sibling, Wildflower Hall. However, I personally think Oberoi Cecil's... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you do much for your kind words of appreciation. The Cecil, indeed owing to its location works as a great base to explore the town of Shimla. I am happy to note that the team was always available to ensure that you had a comfortable time. It was a pleasure to have you as our guests. Regards... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fab family holiday with our kids at the Cecil. The rooms are done up superb with amazing view of the hills. Only disadvantage being that this hotel has no lawns so you're pretty much in your room to enjoy the beauty. Not complaining coz it has a gorgeous lobby and gorgeously appointed rooms. F&B was average...not upto... More

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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. I am delighted to learn that you along with the family and especially the children enjoyed your holidays at The Oberoi Cecil. Your positive comments are a tremendous source of motivation for all of us. I have also made a note on your observation on the food part and would surely... More

Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If they say God is in the details then surely Oberoi is a temple. You get a small print out of tomorrow's weather forecast placed on your bedside every evening. That is an example of the lengths that this hotel goes through to make your stay exceptional. I've stayed in many different kind of hotels but not one of them... More

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

Dear Guest, It is wonderful to know that your first experience at an Oberoi hotel was with us at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla and that the team was able to make your stay and your birthday special. Thank you for your appreciation for our team and all the special gestures that you very kindly made a note of. We do... More

New Delhi, India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The Oberoi hotels are a class apart and the Cecil is no less. An excellent hotel with great service and style. The staff is very hospitable and warm. The rooms are really big and grand. The toilets are superb with nice toiletries. A highly recommendable place to stay but if you want to spend for the comfort and grandeur. The... More

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind comments on your stay experience at The Oberoi Cecil and your patronage for Oberoi Hotels and Resorts. The team at the hotel is our biggest asset and it gives me immense pleasure to note that they made your stay enjoyable. We do hope to see you again with us in the near future.... 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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