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Hotel The Lotus

Railway Rd | Opp Tehsil Office, Kalka 133302, India
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 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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    3 of 5 stars
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Jaipur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

i think this is one of the best hotels to stay at kalka. if anyone wants to stay near at kalka railway station for his or her onward journey to shimla than it is the best suitable place to stay with. i stayed in this hotel on 20th june 2015 with my family and caught the shivalik deluxe express in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

generally people stay night in kakla to pick a toy train of shimla in the morning . hence its just overnight stay there . because if you start from chandigadh in the morning to pick a toy train then you have to get up early in the morning however , if you come to kalka & stay there then u... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I stayed there there for 2 days, in June 2015 Comfortable stay. 1) This hotel is at walkable distance from Kalka railway station but auto wallah charge Rs 50 2) Rooms are good, i stayed in Room # 105 with my wife & kids. 3) Staffs is cooperative specially the manager and Mr Kishan 4) Food quality was good (Dinner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Stayed there on 13th June for a night. Due to peak season, It is situated about 300-400 meters from Railway Station Kalka. Both Manager and helper were quite helpful chaps. Room Service was good. Breakfast was nice. Room size was small but decent . Bathroom was clean. And view outside room was pleasant. Overall a good hotel to spend a... More 

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New Delhi, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is more of a lodge than a hotel...If you have to stay in Kalka overnight to catch train next morning, try staying in Chandigarh. Don't think there are decent options available in Kalka. Though this is very close to the station, it's not worth taking a chance.

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Singrauli, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Rooms were ok as per their tarrif. Dont expect much. services are ok. we spent overnight only. Hospitality was good. We visited pinjore garden near to kalka, which is around 6 km from Hotel/Kalka station.A must visit place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Very nice Hotel not far from the railway station, quiet (thanks to special window), nice view from room, extremely helpful and friendly manager, nice staff. The best stay out of 8 Hotels during our trip

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Absolutely not a value for money proposition. Location is fantastic. Manager tried his best to help us out however overall hygiene is lacking in the hotel. Did not get anything in room service. Had to remind 4 times for an extra mattress.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Have been there (with family) just for a night and had a comfortable night. Rooms are small. Very close to station (walking distance) and a good restaurant nearby. Choose to stay at this hotel, if you are taking the toy train from Kalka to Shimla

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I would highly recommend travellers who are going to Shimla via Toy train from Kalka station to stay in Hotel the lotus, the hotel staff is very friendly, especially the manager Mr Kumar Saurabh is very helpful and friendly, he will arrange the taxi also to roam around Shimla and manali. Me and my wife had a awesome experience. No... More 

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