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Hotel Willow Banks

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   The Mall, Shimla 171001, India
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Ranked #13 of 95 hotels in Shimla
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 nights towards end of March 2014. Its one of the better hotels to stay on the Mall Road & its close to the tourism lift. Staffs are generally warm & offer good service. Food was however a bit disappointing. There are many restaurants nearby at walking distance. If you are looking for hotels that open to good... More

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was really good. Especially for couples its a good one with good ambience/service/complimentary breakfast. Heart of the city with good shopping experience in and around. Choice of restaurants very close to this hotel. Loved it. Booked through travel tour agent.

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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Stayed at Hotel Willow Banks for 2 nights with family in the first week of March 2014. I wanted a hotel which was easily accessible on foot and close to the tourism lift. The hotel manager, Mr. Gupta as well as the entire staff of Hotel Willow Banks were very courteous and warm. I was informed about the porter charges... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights late january. Wanted a Hotel with easy access to shops etc and this was excellent location on The Mall. Getting bags to and fro Hotel not easy and one needs to ascertain the price of the Porters from Hotel prior to setting off.I'm sure we were overcharged. The Rooms were good but a little dated... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This Hotel is on Mall Road just behind the lift.2 km(approx) from new bus stand. hotel service is quick and good. food quality is also good but little costly. No vehicles are allowed on Mall road so if u have heavy luggage there is little problem but u can get potter on road and in hotel for carrying the same.... More

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New Delhi, India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Good hotel at Mall road, Staff were helpful, service was quick and effective, Enjoyed my stay . After more than 8 hour travel from Delhi when we entered the hotel felt relaxed after seeing the room. Food quality was good . Will stay again ...

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Mid Sussex
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Large, well equipped room in a good location. Staff were helpful and obliging in arranging onward transport, changing our room, additional heating (the central heating went off at 0900 and didn't come back on until 1700), and umbrellas when it poured down. The location on the Mall means you can pop back in between sightseeing and shopping and can also... More

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Good hotel. We had booked 2 luxury rooms. Good, big rooms. Used to have breakfast in the hotel and all other meals in the various restaurants on the Mall. Staff is helpful. Decent stay. One can never get bored while staying on the Mall.

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Chandigarh, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Almost all hotels at Simla are overpriced andthis one is no exception. The hotel people make you feel as if they are doing you a favour by offering rooms.Season or no season most of the hotels are overcharging. I stayed in September and for two suites I was charged around 25000 for two nights stay.I was charged this in off... More

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Noida, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Its a small budget hotel in shimla. Just that the location is good, its on mall road and no if's and but exactly on mall. Hotel is ok food is ok and bar is ok. Staff is no doubt quite responsive but rooms are just average or below average one can say. Overall: A ok place, nothing great+ nothing bad... More

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Also Known As:
Willow Banks Hotel
Willow Banks Shimla
Address: The Mall, Shimla 171001, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Shimla
#15 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Willow Banks 3.5*
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