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Tehsil Kandaghat, Chail 173217, India
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HPTDC The Chail Palace
Ranked #4 of 10 hotels in Chail
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Theoretically it sounded perfect when we booked a cottage with 3 bedrooms for our party of six, but little did we know ( nor were informed) that it is 1.5kms from the main building. With an octagenerian and a septugenerian in our group we were completely house bound. The cottage was musty, dusty and in bad shape. The rooms and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While, we did not stayed at the hotel... but it is a property worth to stay and enjoy the clamminess / nature around the palace... everyone who visit Chail must stay for a day at the palace and enjoy every bit of nature... well being managed by State Govt, it definitely lacks in service and lawn etc are not maintained... More

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

We stayed in Chail Palace for two nights. The palace property is very good(this is the main building). But the rest of the property (log huts and cottages) are isolated from the main building. Do not expect good service when you stay in log huts and cottages. Though the attendant was available at the log hut, he disappeared in between.... More

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Chandigarh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved every bit of it. The place is awesome, honeymoon deluxe cottage was comfortable, very-2 quiet & relaxing, food served in the restaurant was yummy, plenty of space for parking. Would certainly love to visit again shortly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The HPTDC Hotel Chail Palace is very good. The rooms are very spacious and well furnished , I stayed in Maharani Suite and enjoyed the stay over there. The surroundings are very good and peaceful with lot of greenery . It is best suitable for those who want to go for relaxation as it is located away from the city... More

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Mohali, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The Palace is a great property surrounded by beautiful pines and green environs. The weather is invariably enjoyable. Though the city does not have much to offer, but an overnight stay in the Palace is a unique experience. However, the cottages/huts on the same property are a different story altogether. 'STAY AWAY FROM THE COTTAGES' at any cost. They are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

After reviewing it one I am inclined to review it again due to completely different experience. Chail palace is very well located but becomes very crowded in summers. In lean seasons it really comes to life. Chail has good forest areas all around and also offers good bird watching opportunities. Chail Palace is not recommended for bird watchers. Last time... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

chail palace is actually converted in hotel. Thus it has rich quality of architecture,though the service is not up to the mark and the price of food and beverages is a bit high. still the quality is good. besides the hotel offers a haven of peace and serenity away from the bustle of the city which is the foremost advantage... More

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Mohali, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The Chail Palace as such is a very exclusive place to see. The surroundings with huge deodars are really enchanting. Himneel Block of the Chail Palace is a very good place at low budget. The rooms are pretty good with good open space in front.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Yes you right, this hotel was used in 3 Idiots. Not remember ? When Sharman and Madhvan went to Javed Jafari palace in search of Ranchordas. The chail is better than Shimla because you'll get less crowed than Shimla. The Chail Palace was summer capital of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh. Chail at 2226 m was somewhat higher than Shimla. The Chail... More

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Address: Tehsil Kandaghat, Chail 173217, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Chail
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
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The Palace is run by Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. The Palace was built in 1891 by Maharaja of Patiala and is a Premium Heritage Property. Distance from Shimla to Chail is 45 km. The suites, rooms and cottages are sumptuously furnished with ornate and antique furniture with fire place. The Palace has a bar & multi cuisine restaurant. The Palace has a Billiards room and a tennis court. ... more   less 
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