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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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Ludhiana, India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good for the price .. One of the main things which feel to be missing is the originality.. Hasn't got that rich Indian hype to it. Otherwise one of the soothing places to try. Great view, good food and friendly staff make this one of the good choices to stay in.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good place. Expensive a little bit. Foods was awesome. You can pre book the hotels like this in this platform.jkldjskwknskaka.hdksgsiwshsshhjaa.shhsieuehshsjjsj.jsjkwaoshjzbkshhssjwwuusjsjggdehssgshsiwshssshsjsoswishdgshjsjsjskswiwiyhhdjdjs.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Well, let me get this straight- services in all Oberoi properties are great and standardised, and this property too stood to the Oberoi service expectations. Having said that, this property has a fatal flaw - no open area or deck to enjoy the outdoors While the property has an old world charm, it does seem unfair not to have any...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It would be impossible to overstate the quality of the service in the hotel and the restaurant. Well worth paying a supplement for the rooms with valley view. The interior design of the building is unusual in the best sense of the word. The only thing which we did not like was the lack of control of young children running...

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Solan District, India
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Superb service very polite and helpful staff excellent location. “The best hotel facility.the staffs are remarkable.It'"s one of the historical property and preservation of the interiors affirm the significance.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here as our last port of call for three nights during our tour and what a finale, breathtaking. Came up on the toy train and didn't have any problems with the journey, reasonable seats and comfortable for the journey. This was the best hotel we stayed at during our trip and Shimla itself is wonderful. It was my 60th...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its just a memorable trip with good stay in neat and clean property. View of white mountain. Fresh air .service is good atentive waiters polite manager etc. All things are good . I gave five stars for all things.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The stay at Oberoi was the best experience in my life. I had previously stayed with Radisson, Hilton, Marriott and other Carlson & SPG group of hotels across the world, but the way me and my family was treated/taken care of in Oberoi Cecil was amazing and THE Best. We were made to feel special at each and every interaction...

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 nights over Christmas as part of a tour. The hotel is lovely and the rooms very comfortable. We were invited to join in Christmas Carols and offered free mulled wine. Santa arrived as well! We had a stocking left on our door with sweets in which was a lovely. The food was great and a gala...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No hot water at bathroom for the entire morning. On requiring we were told boiler is under repair. We kept on waiting but no solution. Ruined the day. Oberoi should take a course on preventive maintenance.

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Cuisines: Indian, International, Asian
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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
Region: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla
Price Range: $290 - $590 (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:
Oberoi Cecil - Shimla Hotel Shimla
Oberoi Shimla
Shimla Oberoi
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#1 Spa Hotel in Shimla
#1 Business Hotel in Shimla
#1 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
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