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Whistling Pines Resort

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mashobra | Naldehra Golf Course Road, Shimla 171012, India
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Ranked #30 of 95 hotels in Shimla
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Skb_agra Agra, India
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Agra, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here in June last week on my honeymoon and the stay was simply superb and fantastic. We had the deluxe rooms reserved for us and it was beautiful with superb view from the room. The food is excellent and the staff is so very helpful to make your stay comfortable. The location is very very good in not... More

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Vadodara, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dear All Tourists My title deliberately mentioned with "PUN" as you will find this place much far from Lift Shimala Mall road not only that if you have escaped from your home discipline you will find the one waiting for you like boarding school or a Gurukul, every thing is available at a specified time and you have to plan... More

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Pune, India
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff is not co operative...they are not loyal to job. When we spoke on phone with owner - replied loudly and shows no respect to the customer. The rooms looked nothing like the pictures they present. The place was so bad that the Indian park benches would have been a better option.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is faraway from the Simla town but none the less an ideal holidaying retreat.It provides romantic scenic beauty for the dwellers. The rooms are simple spacious clean & tidy. It provides the basic amenities to the travelers. The front desk reception is warm & cordial ,the house keeping services are fair enough. Mr Krishnakant is a warm &... More

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Gurgaon, India
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here with my family for a holiday and we were really happy to be at the resort. the rooms are simple but nice spacious and clean. The view from the room window was mesmerizing. the food is really good veg as well as non veg. the best we had was the dal and the aalo gobhi this is... More

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Pune, India
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had stay here for 2 days, the room was average , if you going to satay there dont opt room no avaliable on 1st floor, because all 1st floor rooms was bad but if you opt 2,3,4th floor room it was perfect, About food- A super declious food with good variety iin veg and non veg... i enjoyed alot... More

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New Delhi, India
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Its the most abominable resort I have ever stayed at. Nothing as shown in pictures. Badly maintained and a joke when it comes to luxury. A small cake of lux and satchets of sunsilk shampoo for toiletries. Bad spread for breakfast. And in the middle of nowhere. Interior or exterior.. This place sucks big time!

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Krishan_wpr, General Manager at Whistling Pines Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sir Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We request you to kindly upload pictures of the hotel of the areas where you believe we have posted fake photos on our website rather than just try to defame the property with baseless allegations and callings us frauds. We understand that you may have had an unexpected... More

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

A beautiful and wonderful stay last week in Shimla at Whistling Pines Resort. The hotel has very warm and welcoming staff and the room was good and spacious. Bathroom was clean and so were the linen. The food is very very good and you must try the butter chicken and the Tandoori chicken here. For vegetarians Dal Makhani is the... More

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New Delhi, India
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We were staying at this property last weekend and had one of the worst experience ever. The rooms were unclean, the quilts provided stinked, unclean bathrooms, no exhaust fan in the bathroom, rude staff (the receptionist), food was pathetic, room service was very slow, phones did not work, very limited breakfast buffet options. These guys did everything to ruin our... More

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Krishan_wpr, General Manager at Whistling Pines Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mam Thank you for writing the review. Let me start by saying that your room was booked for Rs 3500/- a night and not Rs 5000/-. Your husband was caught trespassing into the restricted areas of the hotel and when interrogated regarding the reason he started blaming the hotel and finding faults. Of all the 8 rooms in your... More

Surat, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Hi, Friend here is my experience about this hotel. Its little bit far from shimla mall road but it doesn't matter when the location is good. Rooms in this hotels are very luxury and specious. Food quality is very good. If you feel that its far from mall road them how you'll manage so hotel management have cab services on... More

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Address: Mashobra | Naldehra Golf Course Road, Shimla 171012, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Whistling Pines Resort 3*
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Whistling Pines is a Boutique Resort nested atop the hillocks of Craignano situated 15 kms from the hustle bustle of Shimla Town. Offering the most fascinating and breathtaking views that will immediately transcend you to a different world of Imagination and Romance. The Resort also offers adrenaline boosts for its adventure loving guests by providing expert river rafting expeditions and Trek Tours of varied levels around Shimla. We have for you freshness and virginity of Pristine Nature, The first rays of the sun on your window sill to the subtle goodbye of the setting sun. Our wake up calls are given by many birds and sparrows and the sun greets the day. We look forward to having you with us to count the endless stars, to watch the moonrise above the apple orchards and to feel nature like you have never before. We are proud to welcome you to LUXURY IN THE SHADOW OF PINES! ... more   less 
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