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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 3 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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Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I thank you for sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor. At the very outset please accept my sincere apologies once again for the inconvenience caused to you during your stay with us. As mentioned to you while you were here, unfortunately we had a breakdown in our boiler plant wherein the temperature gauge of the hot water boiler...

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cecil is a very good hotel in a wonderful location. Our room was spacious and comfortable with a view over the town and surrounding hills. The staff were very attentive, particularly the chef, waiting staff and barmen. We were sorry to leave and would very much like to return.

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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 liked our services and facilities and in particular the Food and Beverage offering. 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 to...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully done place. Superb housekeeping and front desk staff . amazing food. Overall we are extremely happy to have selected this place to stay. Will strongly recommend this place.they provide pick and drop services from nearby places. A very good kids club as well.

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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...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment you enter the General Manager Vishal Pathak and his team just take you over and pamper you silly . you just dont want to leave . Lee at the front desk , Tashi the restraunt manager and his very ingenious cocktails and his wonderful team of Kashish, Kritika Deepak and shivansh truely make it a home away...

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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. It was a pleasure having and your friends stay with us in December last year. The entire team and I are humbled by your words of appreciation. Nothing motivates us more than the fact that our efforts were to the liking of our guests. We...

Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A surprisingly stunning hotel hidden behind a very ordinary entrance on a dusty road from Shimla station. The lounge is impressive with wooden balcony corridors climbing upwards to the cavernous ceiling. Our room was comfortable, the service was first class and the food delicious. One felt at home here and I would recommend this hotel to any and every Shimla...

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

Dear Guest, I am very pleased to learn that you felt at home during your stay with us. I have communicated your positive feedback regarding the quality of our rooms, the food and the overall upkeep or the property to the entire team. It is very motivating to know that our efforts are well appreciated by our guests. We look...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We reached the Oberoi Cecil late evening tired, hungry and green in the gills because of the arduous drive from Chandigarh.. the first thing we did was have our 4 year old throw up in the reception:( the staff though immediately took us to the room and completed our registration formalities in the room along with warm hot chocolate.that set...

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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...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights in Shimla and it was the best hotel ever. The service was awesome. No words to describe the hospitality. Amazingly delicious food served with ample of options. Beautiful property with a spectacular view from balcony. Definitely, a luxurious trip!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to learn that you enjoyed you stay with us and that our services and facilities were to your satisfaction. We look forward to your return. Warm regards Vishal Pathak

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located on the mall road, short but at times hilly walk to the center of town. Hotel is an old British building with lots of woodwork inside. Old world charm. Old pictures on the walls. Rooms were spacious and comfortable. Breakfast buffet had Indian and western items. Service was excellent as at any Oberoi hotel. When you arrive, the taxi...

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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 enjoyed your stay with us. The décor indeed is reminiscent of the rich colonial era. Thank you for appreciating our food and beverage offering and the service by our team. We would love to have you and your...

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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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  • Wheelchair Access
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Cuisines: Indian, International
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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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: $294 - $595 (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 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
#1 Luxury Hotel in Shimla
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