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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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    4.5 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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Belbroughton, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went up to Shimla on the Toy Train, which is a great experience. The Cecil Oberoi is a wonderful situation in an interesting area. The staff were very professional but friendly and the rooms and hot tub were excellent. Recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my first visit to Chandigarh and wanted some good hotel to stay. stay with oberoi hotel was perfect. Rooms are..Friendly staff, luxurious rooms, lovely shower, great spa / massage service, good restaurants, a nice rooftop pool and well located in

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New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the Oberoi is exceptional because it is historical and very well maintained. It is very pricey but in Simla it's also in a class of one as far as accommodations are concerned. The staff is very attentive, remembering every detail about us. When we left they gave my daughter a gift. The lobby is lovely and the indoor pool is... More 

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Delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There isn't much to say. Like most Oberoi properties, Cecil is a joy to experience. Additionally, it has the quaintness of structure and heritage tag, both of which are well deserved. F&B is beyond awesome and the rooms are beautiful and barring the restrictions on outdoors due to monkey menace, it is a mini-heaven on earth. There is a sense... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The service of the hotel was quite nice, all the staff were very polite and helpful. The food in the restaurant was also very nice. The rooms were OK, nothing exceptional compared to other five stars. There is nothing that is wrong with the hotel except that it is frustratingly boring. There is absolutely no place where you can sit... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful hotel in an older historic building. The hotel is close to the mall but away from the hustle and crowds on the mall. It's old world elegance. A step back to the days of the Raj and Rudyard Kipling! Beautiful furnishing and artwork. Service is unparalleled. No detail overlooked. The breakfast buffets are out of this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

must visit the place to believe the luxury it offers.... simply the best place to stay in shimla... with excellent pool ... and best hospitality ever experienced... hotel is beautiful in its architecture ... must visit...

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In India there is no other place like Shimla that one can ignore to Visit and Cecil is gem of its kind which make the city more marvelous to stay. Beautiful Location, Beautiful city & great Service. Its Truly Awesome...

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

Dear Guest, We thank you for having spared time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure having you and your family stay with us in June. I am glad that you enjoyed the services. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the location of the hotel which is within close proximity of the famous sites... More 

Delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Place to stay Best Hospitality Best Staff Best food Best restaurant Best staff Everything is best. My first Visit and I will plan soon and refer my all familia to stay at Oberoi only. Thanks to Oberoi Shimla team for the great hospitality....

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

Dear Guest, We thank you for having spared time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure having you and your family stay with us in June. Your kind words of appreciation for the team, food, restaurant are really appreciated. Thank you for your high recommendation. The team and I look forward to the pleasure of welcoming... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Cecil after 9 years with high expectations and as usual Oberoi exceeded all my expectations. We were upgraded to a suite without asking for. My kids enjoyed a lot in activity centre. All the ppl on front desk n activity centre were talking to my kids on first name basis n were very friendly. Restaurant, pool, spa n... More 

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

Dear Guest, We thank you for having spared time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure having you and your family stay with us in June. We are truly delighted to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your experience of the hotel and its facilities. Thank you for your kind appreciation, specifically for the team ,food ,indoor... More 

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