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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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Calpe, Spain
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a trip to the monkey temple a new other temples in the area. And good shopping experience in the town all very good Cloth bought in the shops made up and delivered to the hotel on the same day. Town walking distance romantic the hotel and a safe environment.

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having spared time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We are glad to know that you liked the location of the hotel. The team and I look forward to your return to Cecil once again. Warm regards Vishal Pathak More 

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37 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the oldest hotels in Shimla. I have been staying in this hotel for the last 5 years. Just near the railway station and 5 minutes away from the mall. The rooms are airy and well maintained and the staff is really helpful. A really good place to enjoy your stay and also the lovely weather.

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you stay with us at The Oberoi, Cecil during your visit to Shimla. I take this opportunity to thank you for your time in evaluating our product and services. We are extremely delighted to have you as an “ambassador” for The Oberoi, Cecil and look forward to welcoming you back. Warm regards Vishal... More 

Salcombe, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easily one of the 2 best hotels of our entire trip! No modern glass and gadgets - just a feeling of times gone by. Beautiful decor, wonderful linens in the bedrooms and amazing customer service. Fantastic food for every palate, with great choices at breakfast, beautiful lounge area and service was excellent across the board. The Chef treated me to... More 

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted you had a memorable stay at The Oberoi, Cecil. We are truly grateful for the wonderful things you have said about the hotel, team and services. At The Oberoi, we are committed to consistently providing warm, efficient and discrete service to our guests and their appreciation and acknowledgement is always our greatest reward. Thank you... More 

Stirling, United Kingdom
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328 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in here as we were walking back from the Viceregal Lodge. It's a stunning hotel and as soon as we entered we wished we'd booked to stay here instead of Clarke's albeit the location of Clarke's is better in my opinion. We were in the main lobby and we had tea and scones - warm... More 

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. I am pleased to learn that you enjoyed your short experience at our hotel. We look forward to your next visit soon. Warm regards Vishal Pathak More 

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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 night sin this very comfortable hotel as part of a Great Rail holiday and found it excellent in so many ways. No marble and glass of the modern hotel, warm and comforting wood with plenty space and small lounge areas near some rooms. Very comfortable rooms with great attention from the Housekeeping staff with attention to detail.... More 

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. I am pleased to learn that you were comfortable at our hotel and found the team attentive and in particular Kashish. Our team indeed is our strength and I am proud to be a part of it. Please do let me know in case any of your friends do plan... More 

London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I consider myself lucky to have stayed at this lovely hotel on a number of occasions and I can not rate it highly enough. The ambience, comfort, staff who cannot do enough for you, all second to none. Fabulous !!!!!

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is always a pleasure to welcome you back at The Oberoi, Cecil. I take this opportunity to thank you for your time in evaluating our product and services. We are extremely delighted to have you as an “ambassador” for The Oberoi, Cecil and look forward to welcoming you back. Warm regards Vishal Pathak More 

Hampshire
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71 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel as part of a tour and therefore cannot comment on the room rate. There is definitely a colonial atmosphere at this hotel. It had a lovely wooden feel to the interior and the dinning was excellent. Perhaps we were unlucky with the room allocation a we were in the original building. This was not served... More 

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor. It is always a pleasure to receive positive and constructive feedback from our guests. I have taken note of your feedback regarding the steps leading to the room and the room temperature. Please accept my sincere apologies for this discomfort. I am please to learn that the rest of... More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here recently and was really treated well - the staff are lovely and made a stay in an amazing location, awesome. Food is fantastic and the restaurant staff so friendly and attentive. Accommodation very good and pool just what you need after a day's exploring. View from restaurant very atmospheric as dusk sets in. Commented on how good jasmine... More 

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having spared time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to know that you found our hotel to be beautifully maintained and our team to be amazing. It is also a pleasure to know that you enjoyed our facilities and the indoor heated swimming pool. I am pleased to learn that our... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there for 5 days during April 2016 at the Oberoi Cecil in Shimla. The hotel is delightful, the staff very attentive. The rooms are very comfortable and the public areas very relaxing. I enjoyed every moment of my stay. The view is just excellent and we liked

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you stay with us at The Oberoi, Cecil during your summer visit to Shimla. I take this opportunity to thank you for your time in evaluating our product and services. We are extremely delighted to have you as an “ambassador” for The Oberoi, Cecil and look forward to welcoming you back. Warm regards... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent experience there about us..shimla is a great place to been for Honeymoon or leisure holiday plan with your family or your Gf or Wife...It gives a true experience about everything and I more imp thing GO there IN WINTERS

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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you stay with us at The Oberoi, Cecil during your visit to Shimla. I take this opportunity to thank you for your time in evaluating our product and services. We are extremely delighted to have you as an “ambassador” for The Oberoi, Cecil and look forward to welcoming you back. Warm regards Vishal... More 

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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Cuisines: Indian, International
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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: $282 - $577 (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 Family Hotel in Shimla
#1 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
#1 Luxury Hotel in Shimla
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“Away from the front door and suggest from floor three up”
 of 5 bubbles Marchinglobsters, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the rear are quieter.”
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“Try to get a room that is not overlooking the road”
 of 5 bubbles Richard_Harpum, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Definitely in the main building served by a lift”
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