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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Professional hotel with warm and professional staff. The hotel in itself is at an amazing location, right next to Mall Road and is a beautifully colonial heritage property. Liked the hot chocolate I got served on checking in. Absolutely loved the decor. Only place where I think they may improve is adding some more local elements to their decor, and...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Oberoi Propoerties are known for their hospitality and on this visit I got to experience it. Cecil is a lovely property in Shimla run by some very lovely people. They will do everything possible to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. The rooms are big and spacious. The only negative is that the property is not very disabled friendly. The...

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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We reached CECIL on 10th of May after travelling for more than 8 hours which includes flight time from Bangalore to Chandigarh and road travel from Chandigarh to Shimla. The winding roads, hills and valleys were a visual treat, but very tiring. We reached CECIL in a very tired and drained condition. We were welcomed with a warm smile and...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

If one can afford don't miss booking it. It's ideally located right before the tunnel when you enter the Shimla City. A five start hotel with vintage charm makes you feel full of that winter warmth of hills even during summers. Rooms are spacious and comfy. Kids and amenities for adults are sufficient. Very nice property. Easy access to mall...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oberoi has always been known for its hospitality but we were overwhelmed with the kind of hospitality we received at the oberoi cecil. We went for a weekend to get away from the heat of delhi on 12-13 may. my husband had requested for a room upgrade however it wasn't possible as the hotel was booked. The next day, there...

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food - Exceptional Service - outstanding Staff - outstanding We stayed at this hotel for about 4 nights / 5days . Everything was superb about the hotel and they maintained the quality of service right from the securities at the entrance , the check in , the room , restaurant , the transfers ....... I have no words to describe...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel. Well maintained but ... Meals in the restaurant, whilst of good quality, are massively overpriced. eg 2 pizzas and 2 beers about £50. Hotel is about 3 km/45mins walk from Shimla centre. Booked as part of a tour, would never return

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Leeds England
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our three day visit to the Cecil came at the end of very exciting but tiring holiday in northern India. We were lucky enough, or unlucky, depending on your view to visit India at the time of a heat wave. I like the heat but then I've always got the opportunity of going back an air conditioned hotel room to...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose the Oberoi Cecil for our Anniversary getaway and were extremely happy about our decision! The hotel has this vintage royal feel to it, the interiors are beautiful and is maintained and up to the mark. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. The beds are super comfortable and the rooms are clean The food and service is outstanding!! There...

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Ahmedabad District, India
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I had stayed in oberoi - amarvilas , agra and so i was expecting the same royal ambience and treatment when we came in oberoi shimla . And our expectation has fulfilled satisfactory. ☺️ The food , The friendly nature of the staff , The ambience , Rooms , pool and gym area - everything is sooo good ! The...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is located in Shimla, the gateway to the majestic Himalayas. Downtown Hotel with Colonial styling, 1 km from Shimla Station & 22 km from Jubalhatti-Shimla Airport. The Hotel is situated at the quite end of the famous Mall and is an ideal base from which to discover the unique beauty of the spectacular Himalayan ranges, Cedar forests and ancient monasteries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

Address: Advanced Study Road, Shimla 171004, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla District > Shimla
Price Range: $234 - $442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla 5*
Number of rooms: 79
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Also Known As:
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Oberoi Shimla
Shimla Oberoi
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