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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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Sussex, UK
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92 reviews 92 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed 4 nights in this wonderful luxurious heritage hotel at the end of our tip to the golden triangle. It was like stepping back in time to the colonial days. It appears predominantly favoured by British travellers. It is elegantly situated just a short taxi ride from the Mall. The mist came down & then it snowed, so our... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at this wonderful hotel in march 2015. As this was a special trip to celebrated my forthcoming 70th birthday they upgraded us to a room with a balcony overlooking the shimla hills, with breathtaking views., and also made me a cake , which was decorated with happy birthday in advance on it. The service was superb, with staff... More 

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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Back here after a decade +! Had celebrated honeymoon here. Had a very warm welcome Even though Vodafone network is poor the hotel wifi network is flawless even for multiple devices. Hotel Manager Amit Kaul took personal care to each & every minute detail. Send us sugar free desserts on knowing I am diabetic! Chef Rajkumar Bhatia took utmost care... More 

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Hamirpur, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i had dinner with my wife on 14th Feb and its the best in the class hospitality and preparation of food.Its the oldest and almost the first property acquired by Clarks,The drive to the hotel is another experience through the 103 tunnel of shimla and uphill narrow roads,but the yhave pick up and drop facility also.

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kings langley, herts
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37 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a fabulous hotel. From arriving to leaving the whole experience was amazing. The staff were all, without exception fantastic. They were genuinely pleased to help with anything we could want. The reception staff even gave us a wrapped present on our last evening, I have never been treated so well!! Our room was wonderful with fantastic views over the... More 

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Westgate-on-sea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to this hotel as part of the Kuoni Taj tour. We only spent 2 nights and could have easily spent more time. We had a wonderful room with walk in wardrobe. The view from the window was amazing over looking the snow covered mountains. All the staff were so helpful and couldn't do a enough for us. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been visiting this space for breakfast, lunch and dinner, finally made by stay and it was all above expectation in terms of service and such a warm staff and executives. This gives a feeling of being home and wonderful staffs as awesome weather in Shimla. I thank you all and I am sure my next visit would be... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had heard that the Cecil Oberoi was the crème de la crème in terms of history and service and it didn't disappoint. It was snowing in Shimla but the warmth of our welcome was tangible. Hot chocolate or tea or good coffee..not easy to get in India..on our arrival. Nothing was too much trouble and after sampling five five... More 

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Panchkula, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A true Obeoi Hotel in every sense, wats different is the wooden interiors. Went there as a part of celebrating my wedding anniversary, it was a surprise stay for my wife( which the hotel staff knew beforehand) and brought surprises for me too. My stay has been a memorable one all due to care extended by the staff.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Cecil Oberoi hotel for two nights as part of tour of India. The hotel was built during the British rule of India and has magnificent architecture. The interior is kept to the original style of wooden panels with an atrium in the main lounge. We had a room overlooking the Himalayas. The room was luxurious in... More 

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