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Clarkes Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Mall, Shimla 171001, India
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Ranked #11 of 95 Hotels in Shimla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a poor hotel in Dharmashala, see earlier review, this is a brilliant hotel, central, comfortable, great views, great service and good food. We only stayed for thre nights but it became clear how the staff valued their customers when we asked if we could pop into the conference suite as this gave a good view over the town, "of... More

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This heritage resort is located at the mall road with beautiful location & easily accessible. Rooms are nice & cozy with a valley view. Main market is nearby. Food is very good as well as servers. You can feel the history in every area of the hotel. It is one of the oldest heritage property in Shimla. We look forward... More

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I hesitate to say that Clarke's is the best hotel in the world, since there are still a few that I haven't tried. What I can say is that it's the best I've ever stayed at, and I'd go back without hesitation. My wife still gets teary-eyed when she thinks of it. We arrived at Clarke's after a month of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply one word to explain the overall experience "EXCELLENT". excellent service. Food is ok type. Right from the front desk manager to the house keeping staffs understands the meaning of hospitality.

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New Delhi, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a good exp.. room was very spacious and quite large with no smell at all considering the age old factor and too much carpets.. the maintenance guys were very good.. doing vaccum every 3-4 hours. indian food was excellent in terms of lunch and dinner. PIZZA is good. Breakfast was not very good.. quite a disappointment..i guess just... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lip smacking thin crust pizzas. Try the smoked chicken and pepperoni. Definitely worth a visit. it's the only place in shimla which has a wooden oven and they make some really awesome pizzas ! And The old world hospitality of the oberoi is quite charming

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Manila, Philippines
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24 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We came here to see the famous old English Heritage Clarkes Hotel, the first hotel purchased by Mr. Oberoi and owned and managed by the hotel group of the same name. We only had tea with cookies. The old glamour has somewhat faded and the place needs some sort of a face lift. As a matter of fact the roof... More

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Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. It was indeed a pleasure to have you stay with us, during your recent visit to Shimla. Positive feedback encourages our team to strive to perform better. It has always been our focus to provide our valued guests with personalized service. Your... More

New Delhi, India
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28 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Old Charm of the property is a big plus. Apart from history nothing else is worth paying for. We took a premier room and a suite which were decent in size almost similar to each other though suite cost more. Hotel is not managed properly... wooden furniture is not even polished carpets are dirty and beds aren't all that comfortable... More

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Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. It was indeed a pleasure to have you stay with us, during your recent visit to Shimla. Positive feedback encourages our team to strive to perform better. It has always been our focus to provide our valued guests with personalized service. Your... More

New Delhi, India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

hotel rooms very clean, staff were helpful and professional, room service food was excellent. i stayed there month of august first week with my wife.(Highly recommend this hotel for the price and quality of stay) The break fast was unlimited like American break fast, continental, indain service is excellent . The location of hotel mall road easy to walk from... More

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Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you stay with us at Clarke’s Hotel, Shimla. We thank you your valuable comments on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay, it was a pleasure to have been of service to you. I once again thank you for your kind words. My team and I... More

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Clarkes Hotel is located on the famous Mall road of Shimla. It has independent parking space down the hill, which is a big advantage considering the paucity of car parking space in Shimla. This heritage property is well managed and has the old world charm of the colonial British architecture attached to it, which has been retained to its maximum... More

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Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are happy to learn from your feedback that your visit to our hotel was pleasant and comfortable and that the facilities provided to you were to your satisfaction, your comment on noise was of great concern to me. I would like... More

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Address: The Mall, Shimla 171001, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Clarkes Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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