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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

5.0 of 5 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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Gurgaon, India
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67 reviews 67 reviews
20 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

It's arguably the best property to stay if you choose to stay in Shimla. Positives: The room , the service , the pine tree surrounding , the amazing food , the spa , the children area etc etc etc... Negatives : None at all Final verdict : Spend 3 nights and just do nothing

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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183 reviews 183 reviews
28 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are staying at this wonderful hotel for three nights and I have to say that everything about the place oozes quality from the greeting at the front door to the room service staff. I have been on training courses where the exemplar team is described whereby every member of the team knows exactly what he or she has to... More 

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Ballina, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the moment we arrived to the time we left, we could not fault this hotel. We had booked a twin bed room and as the one shown was not exactly to our taste, the hotel provided us with a suite each at no extra charge. The hotel is absolutely immaculate and the staff provided us with the best service... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best properties in shimla....probably the best one. Since its under the oberoi brand their service impeccable and unmatched. A special thanks and mention to Tashi for for making special dinner arrangements in our room. This property has too much to offer be it in terms of heated swimmimg pool, steam, sauna, games room, mini library,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had stayed there for 2 days pathetic hotel staff has no manners horrible experience more over the tea maker at the goddamn room wasnt working on asking for another one refused by saying they dont provide another one rather they charged 2000 for the tea maker was stunned by this management specifically by a well know brand in hotel industry... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the Cecil after a 10 hour train journey and it was like stepping into another world. From being met at the railway station to leaving 2 days later, everything was perfect. The staff were all caring and attentive, the food was first class and the hotel was a delight to stay in. The staff in the restaurant... More 

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely hotel. Yes there is some wear and tear, but it all adds to the quaintness of the hotel. The staff were so helpful. The food was some of the best we have tasted in India. The indoor pool was also heated. Very relaxing stay.

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Derby, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent three nights in early February as independent travellers touring Rajasthan. The. Oberoi was an oasis of peace, the service was exceptional nothing was too much trouble. The food was fabulous and the location superb. Shimla is a lovely place to visit, old colonial style buildings and great views of the lower Himalayan slopes.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Oberoi in Shimla for 3 nights after a tour of India and this was just a Perfect end to the trip. The Hotel in the foothills of the HImlayas is just paradise. The staff are exceptional and no one can do enough for you, they are all so happy and friendly - personal tipping is a... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
30 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Apart from the old world ambience this hotel stands out because of the really attentive staff who truely look after you. My wife had a troublesome cough and the staff noticed this and provided (unrequested) her with an effective brew of lemon, honey, ginger and cardamom at supper and again the following morning in our room. We showed some interest... 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*
Number of rooms: 79
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Also Known As:
Oberoi Cecil - Shimla Hotel Shimla
Oberoi Shimla
Shimla Oberoi
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#1 Spa Hotel in Shimla
#1 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
#1 Luxury Hotel in Shimla
#1 Family Hotel in Shimla
#1 Business Hotel in Shimla

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