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HPTDC The Chail Palace

Solan, Chail 173217, India
HPTDC The Chail Palace
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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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Thane, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were 4 adults and two kids for a 2 night stay in the Maharaja suite. It is a ultra luxurious suite with a living room the size of a badminton court with a double beds, antique sofas and chairs. In addition there is a double bed room. The two bathrooms are the size of a bedroom in their own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stay first time, and you are bound to visit many more times. A government property will mesmerise you by the royal suits, food, hospitality and nature in all its glory. The best thing you drive your car very comfortably in its portico.

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Nagpur, India
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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Super Large Rooms, height of a badminton Court, lacking basic facilities, very less firewood available, hot water is a great scarcity, bad Jacuzzi. But, if you want to enjoy a Frankenstein Night, with liquor and Friends ...wow place! Cheers.

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Ayr Scotland
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fabulous place to stay, in the mountains of the northern Punjab,but be aware of the local monkeys. The food here is great and the air is so clear. Great to awake in the morning and see the low cloud. Fantastic views and great value for money.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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97 reviews 97 reviews
35 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Destination - Chail is located in lower Himachal region 45 KMs away from Shimla and a detour from Kandaghat to Kufri would have Chail at a centre. Chail is a wildlife sanctuary (officially) but dont expect it to be. It is a calm and relaxed place with Pine, Deodar and Cedar trees lining up the mountain slopes and which is... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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52 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the log hut as this property is about a km away from the main palace. Loved the location where the cottages where made. It’s actually right there in between the jungles and very quite. It is a very lovely and leisurely walk up till Chail palace from log huts. There is Love lane walk too! The palace... More 

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Shimla, India
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

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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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

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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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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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