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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

5.0 of 5 Chaura Maidan, Shimla 171004, India
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent stay…personalised care…Good food..and smiling interactive staff. A pleasant walkable distance to Mall Road from the Hotel. Collection of old photographs of Simla are very refreshing and alive.

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Marden
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst I cannot be sure of todays costs as we went in 2009 and we also went with a train journey group, I can be sure of the excellence of the hotel, the choice of food was wonderful and the swimming pool was fantastic. It was downstairs in the hotel, but as the hotel was up in the mountains, the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here for 3 nights with 3 friends as part of an organised holiday and we all wished we could stay longer. Shimla is such an interesting place and it was lovely to stroll around on foot from the hotel. The hotel itself is stunning inside with an amazing atrium in the centre which houses the bar. A feeling of... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner at The Oberoi Cecil in Shimla was hands down the most memorable, worthwhile, and well-spent moments of our time exploring Shimla, predominantly because of the incredible service offered by the team. Tashi, the hotel's assistant manager, on the day of and with minimal notice arranged the most delicious, fresh, gluten-free meal to cater to my gluten intolerance, and created... More 

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

Hotel Oberoi Cecil stands for its own class at Shimla. The Hotel's Management, has high standards of Rooms, Excellent Service & Hygiene & very good food catering to suit various palettes. Location is perfect just a half an hour walk from the Mall.The Hotel is nestled at one corner of the Mall .The Indoor hot warm swimming pool, the spa... More 

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pune
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of Cecil is great and within walking distance of most attractions. Had a wonderful time. Great Service too. It is a charming property and staff are helpful and look after guests well. Only issue we faced was too many calls from the guest relations wanting to check how every meal and every service was which we could have... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor We are indeed delighted to learn about your memorable stay at the hotel I have noted your comment regarding call from Guest Relations. Accept my sincere apologies for any inconvenience that was caused to you. The aim of such calls is to ascertain if we can do anything else to... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Oberoi Cecil stands for its own class at Shimla. Historical place, well done & maintained by Hotel Management, has high standards of Rooms, Service, Hygiene, etc. Location is perfect & very safe, except for open windows which may Invite monkeys into your room. Indoor hot warm swimming pool is a highlight, apart from Activity rooms with quiet a plenty... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor We are delighted to learn that you stay at the hotel was memorable, our teams toil tirelessly to create memories for our valuable guests. Your encouraging feedback will help in motivation the staff to keep raising the bar of service delivery We look forward to hosting you again in the... More 

Durban, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an enjoyable stay at this luxurious, well appointed and maintained hotel with the best warm water indoor pool I've had the pleasure to swim in. Kunjan was warm welcoming and helpful after a long journey at check in. The food at breakfast and in-room dining was delicious and the service provided by the staff was exceptional. Sumon at the... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review We are indeed delighted to learn that your stay at the hotel was a memorable one I have passed on your appreciation to Kunjan. Out team toils tirelessly to ensure all our valuable guest receive incomparable service excellence We look forward to having you with us again in the future Warm regards... More 

Seoul, South Korea
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although a stickler for ITC & Fortune Hotels, we turned to the Oberoi Cecil after we did not get any response from WelcomHeritage Woodville Palace. Actually our first choice was the Wildflower Hall but as Oberoi Central Reservations informed us, Wildflower Hall has a no child policy we went in for the Cecil. Everything from the reservation onwards was handled... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review We are indeed delighted to learn of your memorable stay at the hotel. Your encouraging feedback has been share with the team as well My sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused due to the delay in the transfers from the railway station on your arrival Thank you for recognizing so many of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in The Oberoi Cecil for 2 nights in January 2015. The hotel is a good heritage property and the extensive use of wood just gives the feel of the olden days. The location is great for those who want to enjoy early morning walks/runs or evening strolls in Mall road. The staff is polite and very courteous. However... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review Thank you for choosing to stay with us. am glad you had a pleasant stay at the hotel Your preference for larger rooms and less salt in dishes has been noted and conveyed to the relevant departments. On your next visit we will endeavor to exceed your expectations in all aspects of... 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:
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#1 Spa Hotel in Shimla
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