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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I have stayed at Chapslee a number of times over the years. I have also visited Reggie for tea just to catch up with news of friends. He always makes us very welcome and it is always comforting to be back and savour this part of India and its history.

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You don't realise how the day goes by at Chapslee, here the silence is so immense that you can hear a pin drop, yet it is so fulfilling that this silence soothes your nerves too. The notion of ‘time’ at Chapslee is fictional - Time ceases to exist here. From dinner served in silver plates and cutlery that transports one... More 

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having spent the previous 10 days on a wonderful but frenetic tour seeing the sights and visiting family in Northern India we were looking for a place to relax and take it easy, away from the heat and humidity lower down. One condition though, we didn’t want to stay in an “off the shelf” standardized hotel. It had to have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Chapslee a few years ago on the recommendation of my in laws (who have themselves visited twice). It was a thirtieth birthday treat and we had never before been somewhere that felt so special. We arrived to discover a personal note from the owner, apologising that he had been called away on business and was... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a step back in time & enjoy the height of Raj era hospitality, elegance, style & service. Staying here is like being a GUEST at a fine stately home rather than just a paying museum visitor. Everything from the wallpaper to the carpets is original so you dine using silver cutlery at a period table surrounded by historical artefacts,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Elegant house and surroundings.Charming host-great food.we felt we were special guests in the Raj era.The city and countryside are beautiful and well worth exploring.Old Simla offers many charms and good shopping also

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Thank romanors
Northwood_Shimla, Owner at Chapslee, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. I am grateful. Chapslee, a very 'English/Scottish' house, was furnished in the 'hey-days' òf the raj. Both factors, combined make it a house of a by-gone e ! My grandfather's lifestyle which I experienced through my school going years, fascinated me. I vowed to perpetuate it as long as I could ! I am... More 

New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

The old weathered wood at Chapslee tells many stories...of grace and elegance, unmatched hospitality and flawless service, years of history and an air of sophistication. There are no loud notes flowing out of its large beautiful windows, no harsh lights, no garish colours...just a soft glow and warmth that engulfs you the minute you roll up the cobbled drive way.... More 

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bharari, Owner at Chapslee, responded to this review

Madam, what an absolutely wonderful and charming review, so tastefully worded and so well written. Thank you so much. It is reviews such as this that makes my 'labour of love' since 1976, when i first opened our doors to guests, so very worthwhile, and me personally, so very proud. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Chapslee's history closely reflects that of Simla - intriguing, close to some key events and adventures, and yet very calming after the heat and tumult of the Gangetic Plain. We found the attentiveness of the staff, and charm of the owner, extremely impressive. The dexterity with which trays were presented - comprising fine bone china for bed tea, best crystal... More 

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Northwood_Shimla, Owner at Chapslee, responded to this review

Thank you,Sir, for your very kind words and the compliments. Many things that we take as a matter of course, are much appreciated, such as bone china bed tea service, and hot water bottles, or electric blankets. More 

Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here over Christmas and could not fault it. The service is exceptional and you are welcomed into the house as if it were your home. We were included in a beautiful meal with many of the owner's friends to celebrate Christmas. The hotel is close to the town and we completed a lovely walk to... More 

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Northwood_Shimla, Owner at Chapslee, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. It was a pleasure to have had you as a guest at Christmas. It is my endeavour to make every guuest feel that they are my personal guests. Do come again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

In 2006 I stayed at Chapslee after spending a month living in a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in the remote Spiti Valley, HP. I felt I deserved a treat after leading a very basic existence. I came to the right place. I was treated like royalty by Reggie and his staff.The lodgings were more than comfortable, the food was delicious and... More 

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bharari, Owner at Chapslee, responded to this review

Hello Mrs C , Thank you so much for your very kind review of your stay at Chapslee and for all the compliments with regards to my establishment. It is reviews such as yours that make our efforts worthwhile. More 

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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Chapslee

Address: Chapslee, Shimla 171001, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla
Price Range: $432 - $533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Chapslee Hotel Shimla
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
#5 Family Hotel in Shimla
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