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HPTDC The Chail Palace

Solan, Chail 173217, India
HPTDC The Chail Palace
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Rating summary
  • 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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Shimla, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there with a group of seventeen people, some of them in sixties and seventies, in May 2014. Nice people there, wonderful palace hotel, very good services,. All praise for Mr. Rajan at HPTDC marketing office, Shimla for being a thorough professional. He simply goes out of the way to facilitate reservations and co-ordinates well with the hotels booked. Very... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first thing that would strike you is the sheer size of the property! You would be surrounded by mountains, greenery and absolute silence.! And considering that it is a Government owned property, it is extremely well maintained. They have a number of residence types - Suites, Cottages, standard rooms and log huts (in descending order of pricing). We stayed... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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124 reviews 124 reviews
33 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is being Built by Maharaja of Patiala especially for his Summer House.. Now the property is in the Hand of Government of Himachal...but whatever may be the reason there is no perfect finish in any property when it's in the Hand of Government.. But superb property surrounded by lovely Lawns nd some Valley Points some Old Regime Glimpse of... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are one of those who can overcome the morning blues and get ready for a walk in the clouds, then this is the place for you. Property : It is well located in the heart of the town at hardly 1.2 kms from the Chail Market. They have huge lawns, green belts, wide paths for walking covered with... More 

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Chandigarh, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at property for one night, head out for a misty walk in the morning welcoming the sun, huge green lawn in front, The property has cottages but stay away from the cottages if you are a small family...go for the rooms inside the palace instead. Rooms have individual room heaters and most of the rooms have a fire place... More 

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New Delhi, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I stayed at the cottages in this property which is away from the main palace, some people might not like the cottages becoz of its not so good amenities but belive me if you are looking for something different, This is the right place. Yes the ametinies in the cottage is ok but the just loved the location where the... More 

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new delhi
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20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

If you are one of those who can kick the quilt and are ready to head out for a misty walk in the morning welcoming the sun...then you will love the property..massive and well spread out with quaint little trails / treks within the property itself. They have a huge green belt / lawn in front which doubles up as... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We were seven of us and stayed here for three nights. We were in the Wood Rose cottage. Firstly, the cottages are located far from the main palace and take a lot of effort reaching there. Also, they do not provide room service for the cottages. The cottage was very spacious and looked good at first, but turned out to... More 

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Maharashtra, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The palace hotel has beautifully located cottages (3 room to bigger options available) downhill to the main hotel. The access to the cottages are trekking pathways and distances from the main hotel ranges from a few hundred meters to almost half a kilometer. The cottages come with their own kitchen for the bigger groups to try out something special... with... More 

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Bhopal, India
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94 reviews 94 reviews
28 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Very nice and probably the only good property to stay if you are in Chail. The Palace has been converted into hotel and the rooms are named after the daughters of the king. The service and food are both very good. It has huge ground where they have kept food joints. Overall, a very nice hotel to stay and enjoy... More 

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himneelhotelblock, Manager at HPTDC The Chail Palace, responded to this review

Respected Sir, Thank you for providing your valuable feedback about the property. We are pleased to know that you had a wonderful stay at the palace. We are thankful to you for appreciating our services, it would definitely increase our commitment towards our beloved guests. Look forward to welcome you again. Warm Regards, Dy. General Manager, HPTDC, The Palace, Chail... More 

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