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Hotel The Lotus

Railway Rd | Opp Tehsil Office, Kalka 133302, India
Hotel The Lotus
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This hotel is nearer to Railway station "Kalka". I stayed here during my Shimla trip. Hotel is not as per their website picture. it is very dirty and congested. No lift, no restaurant. Bathroom are not cleaned. Please avoid this. you can get many hotel near to it.

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Dharmapuri, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Its near to kalka railway station but very narrow steps rooms r not clean no hot water no proper room service there are some good hotels near to this hotel like hotel rose pls don't book this hell hotel pls

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Vadodara, India
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We had a connecting train next day morning to Shimla. so we had to stay in Kalka. So stayed in the same hotel 2 times from and to Shimla. Service was good and the staff was vey helpful. Rooms were okay and bathrooms were less than okay. Biggest problem was to climb till 3rd floor to reach the room.

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New Delhi, India
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34 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

if you want to stay over night with very basic but clean room, opt this Hotel. Else its not good for you. this is walking distance form Kalka Railway station and have some good restaurants near by form foods. Even though they have room service form same hotels better to have it there and save some money. I opt this... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We stayed there one night to catch the train because it was the closest hotel to the Railway Station and the cheapest in the area., we had no problems and never once felt unsafe. The hotel itself is clean, the food in the restaurant was good, and even though our room was very small (we were in the budget room)... More 

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rahulgo50, Owner at Hotel The Lotus, responded to this review

Sir Thank you for your review. I am happy to know that your stay was satisfactory and upto the Mark. We always strive to make our service better. More 

Mumbai
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33 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Its a very basic hotel and you would use this only if you were to catch an early morning train to Shimla or reached Kalka late in the night and taking a flight/train the next morning. It is a 10 minute walk from the station. And this probably was the closest to the station. We reached Kalka late in the... More 

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rahulgo50, Owner at Hotel The Lotus, responded to this review

Sir Thank you for your review. Sir Hotel the Lotus is a budget hotel and serves the purpose as a transit place for tourist going to Shimla . We do our best to make the travelers feel comfortable and safe and I want to assure you that in past 15 years of service there has not been a single bad... More 

Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I stayed in Room 106 on 16th Sep 2013. This is a very basic hotel. Staff was courteous. My room was on the third floor with narrow stairs and no lifts. I was with my family with 2 children. Extra bed provided had a dirty bed sheet on it. So I put some of my own clothes on it to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We were savaged by bed bugs during our awful one night stay. The only saving grace was the fact that the manager did his best to remedy the situation, but his actions were in vain as the alternative room we were given after we complained of bed bugs, was also infested. In short, avoid kalka altogether to be honest.

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rahulgo50, Owner at Hotel The Lotus, responded to this review

Sir Firstly I am really sorry for the inconvenience caused to you. I know that your stay with us was below satisfactory. I was there with you and I accept our mistake. We have always kept our standard for cleanliness and hygiene and this was a drop from our standard. I have personally looked into the matter and had it... More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We stopped here for half a night in order to catch the train to Shimla, which is what I expect most of their customers do. Up a flight of very steep stairs we had 2 terrible rooms. I can do old, I can do shabby...so long as it's clean and this wasn't. The sheets were not clean, the doorframes and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

This hotel is a pretty far drop from hotels in Delhi or Shimla, but you've got to pass through Kalka to take the train from one major city to the other. But the redeemer is Kumar, who works at the Lotus. He was a huge help, from booking our hotel, to getting us settled in, and giving us advice on... More 

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