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Clarkes Hotel

Expedia.comUS$101*
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#4 of 111 Hotels in Shimla
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$101*
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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We totally loved our 2 nights /3 day stay at Clarkes Hotel,Shimla. The location of this hotel is wonderful. The staff was excellent. The check-in process was super smooth. We reached at around 7 in the evening, all exhausted and drained out. The welcome drink (apple tea) was mind blowing. They even upgraded our room and didn't made us wait...

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

Dear Trip Advisor Member, The Clarkes hotel is a Grand Heritage Hotel situated at the Mall Road since 1898 and we thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. The team strives to deliver...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing heritage hotel on the Mall Road, close to everything. The view from our room was breathtaking. The staff were very knowledgeable, hospitable and attentive at all times. This is a heritage hotel and part of the charm is that the architecture and design (no elevators for example) reflect the late 19th century when the hotel was built. Rooms are...

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

Dear Trip Advisor Member, The Clarkes hotel is a Grand Heritage Hotel situated at the Mall Road since 1898 and we thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. The team strives to deliver...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed there for two nights / three days. The hotel is at one end of Mall Road in Shimla. Mall road is the main city centre / thoroughfare in Shimla and is vehicle free. So, when u arrive at the hotel, you are dropped off at the rear end of the hotel. The hotel staff are always present there...

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

Dear Trip Advisor Member, The Clarkes hotel is a Grand Heritage Hotel situated at the Mall Road since 1898 and we thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. The team strives to deliver...

Woodland Park, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clarke's Hotel stay was great. The staff was so attentive & caring. The accommodations were excellent & good value. Nice walk to mall area. Very comfortable. The breakfast was great every morning & the staff so professional. Thanks for a wonderful 3 night stay. We'll be back.

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

Dear Trip Advisor Member, The Clarkes hotel is a Grand Heritage Hotel situated at the Mall Road since 1898 and we thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. The team strives to deliver...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Impeccable service and amazing room Room service is pricey and food is not worth its value The only thing missing in this hotel is a heated swimming pool, otherwise Clarkes makes up to a great hotel choice in Shimla It has an outdoor seating just in front of the hotel, one can just sit there and chill in Shimla' weather

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

Dear Trip Advisor Member, The Clarkes hotel is a Grand Heritage Hotel situated at the Mall Road since 1898 and we thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. The team strives to deliver...

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are wanting a Hotel that is convenient to the shopping, history, good food places then clarkes Hotel is the place. You will feel safe, well cared for and the staff treat you like Royalty. We have been here 4 nights the beds are very comfortable, good quality linen, room service each day shampoo extra provided. What more can...

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

Dear Trip Advisor Member, The Clarkes hotel is a Grand Heritage Hotel situated at the Mall Road since 1898 and we thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. The team strives to deliver...

oxford uk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a peaceful couple of days respite away from the heat of the plains in Shimla at Clarkes hotel. As per other reviews the service is exceptional. The room was lovely, spacious and well equipped with a lovely bathroom. Reliable wifi, good range of TV channels and nice selection of tea and coffee. Nice breakfast with Indian and western choices...

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

Dear Trip Advisor Member, The Clarkes hotel is a Grand Heritage Hotel situated at the Mall Road since 1898 and we thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. The team strives to deliver...

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had always heard of this hotel as a heritage one, it was as expected with elegant design and colonial furniture, the carpeting and the stairwells remind one of some places in Europe, the furniture could do with bit of renovations,that I believe are in the plan. The benches outside add to the ambience. The staff is so courteous and helpful,...

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

Dear Trip Advisor Member, The Clarkes hotel is a Grand Heritage Hotel situated at the Mall Road since 1898 and we thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. The team strives to deliver...

Surrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a little trouble initially as we were upgraded to a suite that turned out to be very noisy, at the end of the building. We asked to be moved and got a lovely room (no 39) that was spacious and well equipped. I don't think you will get any nice views from any of the rooms as the...

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

Dear Trip Advisor Member, I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. We look forward to welcome you back to Clarkes on your return to Shimla. Warm regards Amardeep Singh Email: Amardeep.singh@clarkesshimla.com

athens, greece
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely Hotel, rooms big, we were fortunate enough to be upgraded to suite. The Hotel is located at the end of the mall, so great for going out for a troll and seeing the shops or to eat at one of the many restaurants located at the mall.

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

Dear Trip Advisor Member, I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. We look forward to welcome you back to Clarkes on your return to Shimla. Warm regards Amardeep Singh Email: Amardeep.singh@clarkesshimla.com

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the Shimla Mall Road, Clarkes Hotel is an oasis of calm on the bustling promenade. This Heritage hotel has recently been upgraded to Grand Heritage category and is one of the oldest hotels in Shimla. Clarkes is known for its architecture dating from the colonial era. The hotel is within walking distance of Shimla attractions - Gaiety Theatre, Groton Castle, Museum, Rothney Castle, Viceregal Lodge, Churches and other Colonial era buildings. Clarkes Hotel embodies the elegance and charm of yesteryear, with modern conveniences of today. The hotel maintains the highest levels of service and has all the amenities, facilities and levels of comfort you would expect from a hotel of this class. Clarkes Hotel is just 10 minutes from Shimla Station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarkes Hotel

Address: The Mall, Shimla 171001, India
Region: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla District > Shimla
Price Range: $159 - $766 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Clarkes Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Shimla Clarkes Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Shimla
#2 Business Hotel in Shimla
#8 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
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“Suite with own dressing room.room 48 great side”
newtownhelen3, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms very quite a bit, some have no windows.”
Thelockes, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back to have a view of Shimla”
CKIM, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 21, a suite was very comfortable and spacious.”
RamblinBoyCannock, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on higher floors facing the mall road are quieter.”
ahuja_puneet, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
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