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Circular Road | near Lift, Shimla 171001, India
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HPTDC Hotel Holiday Home
Ranked #24 of 95 hotels in Shimla
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ahmedabad, India
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61 reviews 61 reviews
51 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well located and close to the Mall lift. But the hotel needs to improve substantially in its guest service. Rooms are very basis but has great views of Shimla. The hotel is mostly used for government programmes and non government guests gets lesser priority. No complimentary breakfast and Wifi access is poor in the guest rooms

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in Hotel Holiday Home just for two days in the month of May 2014. This hotel is actually a government owned and managed hotel. HPTDC ie Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation owns a chain of such hotels across the state just like GMVN & KMVN in Uttarakhand. This Hotel offers a good mix of service, comfort, food and... More

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for three days in end July 2014, Very convenient since in the madness of Shimla it has ample parking, Food is good and the rooms comfortable. The hotel is located close to the Lift and hence reaching the Mall and other places is quite convenient. The service was prompt and rooms well maintained.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had visited here 4 times. Location is very good. Walking distance from lift. Ample paring space. Food is very good. rooms are well clean. Excellent view of Shimla. Staff is old but active. Bar is also available. overall value for money.

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Gurgaon, India
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the premier properties of HPTDC. I can’t complain of anything but this is also not a place that you will go back for. If you are in Shimla and need a place to stay this is the only one option. This is a big hotel and the best thing is that it is close to the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

good experience, nice food , and service is very prompt and fast , rooms are well maintained and the best part is good parking space , which is a issue in shimla, location from the lift is just a walk ...

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New Delhi, India
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

One of the best HPTDC run hotels.compared to the rest that I stayed else where. HPDTC always gets the best location and view, so if you want a pleasant stay at resonable cost then stay here. Locationwise its near the lift to the MALL and very easy to mve around on your own without depending on Greedy cabbies. The food... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The hotel is very near to the LIFT to Mall Road. And there is a short cut to hotel's 3rd floor if you're walking down from Mall road which is well guided through signboards. But one has to take few steps to use this short cut. Now coming to services and rooms. The rooms are not spacious as The Peterhoff... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Good hotel. It was great experience and main thing is car parking is free. Room service is good. Food is very delicious special y butter chicken and pander massa. Still my mouth is fill with water whenever I recall those days.

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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Stayed there for 3 nights recently...terrible experience...the showers not working...interiors and carpets at least 30 year old, and average staff age is 40+..wi fi only works on ground floor and the entire 3rd floor smells of food 24X7 because the kitchen is closeby..also, wedding parties is a constant nightmare with loud noise..the travel desk is mostly empty with no staff..overall... More

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Address: Circular Road | near Lift, Shimla 171001, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla
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The Holiday Home is run by Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. The hotel is situated on the Circular Road near Lift. The Hotel facilities are - drive in, parking within premises, multi-cuisine restaurant and bar, coffee shop, room service, laundry. The rooms are tastefully done with attached baths. The hotel is conveniently located from the city center. ... more   less 
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