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Clarkes Hotel

#7 of 108 Hotels in Shimla
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The Mall, Shimla 171001, India
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chennai
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Before commenting on the Hotel, let me first tell you that this is not the Hotel to stay for anyone who have difficulties in climbing steps. This is a heritage Hotel and there are no lifts. Going up and down is an issue. But for this, this is a great hotel, nice old colonial type rooms with modern facilities. Right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Located on the famous Mall Road...this old property is a landmark in Shimla...the building itself is more than 100 years old but superbly maintained with all the modern luxuries. The biggest highlight is its location and the warm and welcoming staff. The rooms are cozy and comfortable. They had interconnecting rooms which was fun because we were a group of... More 

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New Delhi, India
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at the Clarkes for 3 nights and loved every minute of it. I was upgraded to a beautiful suite and the check in and out process was smooth. Their grilled trout is easily the best I've eaten and a special thanks to Dhani who was wonderful in recommending the Roganjosh to me one evening. Wonderfully cooked! The staff... More 

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Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are happy to learn from your feedback that your visit to our hotel was pleasant and comfortable and that the facilities provided to you were to your satisfaction. I have conveyed your generous compliments to Dhani. It has been a tremendous... More 

Varanasi, India
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27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for two days in first week of July 2016. Due to its location on the mall road, cars do not reach at the hotel door step; either one has to climb up or down four stories (without a lift) or get dropped about 200 meters away and then walk up the slope with luggage. porter service is available. The... More 

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Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was indeed a pleasure having you stay with us during your recent visit to Clarkes. Thank you for sparing your time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. It is motivation from discerning guests such as you, which encourages us to give our best. It has also been our focus at Clarkes to provide... More 

India
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352 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very charming boutique property excellently managed by Oberoi group. However, being on Mall road, some of the rooms may not be so quiet. Also, breakfast spread is a little limited for the tariff. There is no gym/pool.

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Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are happy to learn from your feedback that your visit to our hotel was pleasant and comfortable and that the facilities provided to you were to your satisfaction. Your comments have been well noted. I once again thank you for your... More 

Bhopal, India
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48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clarkes Hotel is one of the best hotels in Shimla. This a beautiful heritage building built in British era. This hotel is located on the Mall Road Shimla so you can enjoy walking to Mall Road any time. Services and staff is very efficient in performing their job. Food quality is excellent.

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Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you stay with us at Clarke’s Hotel, Shimla. We thank you your valuable comments on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay, it was a pleasure to have been of service to you. I once again thank you for your kind words. My team and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well visiting Shimla was an awesome experience and the best thing was staying at clarkes hotel shimla , it was nice double room having excellent hygiene conditions, clean and staff was so good that it was just unbelieveable and the breakfast we took there was spot on time and very good. Then we went to the mall road and had... More 

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Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you stay with us at Clarke’s Hotel, Shimla. We thank you your valuable comments on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay, it was a pleasure to have been of service to you. I once again thank you for your kind words. My team and I... More 

Shimla, India
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I had a quality time with my fiance. Went on a lunch date as it was my birthday. Amazing food and great service. Staff here is really good and a benchmark I must say, after all it's Oberoi's. Will visit this place again for sure.

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Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you stay with us at Clarke’s Hotel, Shimla. We thank you your valuable comments on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay, it was a pleasure to have been of service to you. I once again thank you for your kind words. My team and I... More 

Armidale, Australia
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91 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This is a leftover from Shimla's long colonial past, and while that history is certainly a blight on the nation's story, the hotel is well maintained and the staff are unbelievably friendly and accommodating - even to white British guests ordering gin and tonics. The breakfast was lovely and the hotel is walking distance to many of Shimla's key attractions.... More 

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Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are happy to learn from your feedback that your visit to our hotel was pleasant and comfortable and that the facilities provided to you were to your satisfaction. I once again thank you for your kind words. My team and I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

It was in November 2015 we arrived at Shimla and it was so cold. Living your whole life in Chennai made the chill even worse for us xD. The rooms were excellent and warm which gave us the must needed immediate relief from cold. The location was apt and th e staff were super friendly.

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Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are happy to learn from your feedback that your visit to our hotel was pleasant and comfortable and that the facilities provided to you were to your satisfaction. I once again thank you for your kind words. My team and I... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Clarkes Hotel

Address: The Mall, Shimla 171001, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla
Price Range: $135 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clarkes Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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Shimla Clarkes Hotel
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#2 Business Hotel in Shimla
#2 Luxury Hotel in Shimla
#8 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
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