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Clarkes Hotel

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Jamshedpur, India
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Reached Clarks on 30th Nov late at around 7:30pm. Hotel was arranged the pick up from Simla Rly Station. It was climbing more than 40 steps to reach the hotel as mall has restriction to cars. After a long day travel it was embarrassing, but the attentive behavior of the staff,the heritage look & the comfortable rooms with room heaters...

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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...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Stayed at clarkes for six nights with my wife. Beautiful heritage hotel located right on the mall road.Great combination of excellent food quality with first class service and outstanding hospitality.Breakfast buffet is very good.It was good to see active involvement of Mr Amardeep singh ,GM of the hotel in its day to day operations.our sincere thanks to chef Mr Dhani...

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

Dear Trip Advisor Member, Thank you for choosing to stay at The Clarkes, Shimla and for taking the time to post the review. Being fortunate to work in a magical Palace and getting the opportunity to create life time experience for our esteemed guests like you, nothing inspires us more than receiving such encouraging feedback. We greatly appreciate your kind...

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Features will transform you to the 19th century, but the service, food and staff are first class. Great to be able to step out onto the Mall. My wife needs a wheelchair - they couldn't do enough to help

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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. The team strives to deliver the best experiences and extremely grateful when these are being recognized. Your comments about all the services extended are truly cherished. We look forward to welcome you back to...

Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Very attentive staff, welcoming, eager to please. Lovely suite overlooking the Mall. Ideally placed for walking around Shimla. Very well managed (Oberoi) would return tomorrow!! Barking dogs can be a problem - security staff moved them on.

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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. The team strives to deliver the best experiences and extremely grateful when these are being recognized. Your comments about all the services extended are truly cherished. We look forward to welcome you back to...

Delhi, Delhi, India
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The hotel is managed by Oberoi group and is a heritage hotel. Its really a pleasure to stay at this property which is right at the mall road. The hotel has its own parking, but i found they should have atleast a couple of drivers to manage this car parking area, since it is small. Overall the interiors of the...

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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. I take this as an...

Melbourne Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We loved Clarkes.My family have a long association with India and so much was as I remember it as a young bride The staff are outstanding especially in the dining room_loved learning about the homemade preserves ! Our room was clean and comfortable and we could not have asked for more .The position on The Mall is ideal. Wifi was...

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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. We look forward to welcome...

Lagos
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Located right on the Mall Road. Very convenient for walking around the shopping area and main attractions of Shimla. Good service and food. Getting up from parking lot is a task on it's own. As there is no lift you need to be in good physical condition to climb up to the hotel. Not good for elderly and physically unfit...

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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. I would also like to...

Maldives
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Great hotel in a nice location. Very close to all heritage buildings of Shimla, beautiful view to mountain slopes. The hotel gives you a feel of going back in time. It looks old but well maintained, uniform of employees adds up to the feeling. Employees are very helpful, open and warm. The only disadvantage is door between connecting rooms. It...

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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. We have noted your feedback...

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Clarkes only for 2 nights with my family.However this short visit was all worth staying at this beautiful property.Next visit, which will surely be Clarkes next year will have a long lovely stay with you people. Thank you for your services. And yes how can we forget LALIT VERMA (I believe its the people who outshine the property👍.)

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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. We look forward to welcome...

Reviewed 18 November 2016

we booked 4 rooms in clarkes hotel shimla , great hospitality, nice behaviour, super good food, rooms elegant and spacious, staff members very nice, manager too good and very cooperative , no complaints best location a class cleanliness

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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...

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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
Price Range: $146 - $745 (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 Luxury Hotel in Shimla
#2 Business Hotel in Shimla
#8 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
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“Best rooms are ones facing mall road”
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“If you are going with aged person please ask the hotel to arrange for wheel chair as it was quite far & high from the parking space”
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“Try for a room away from Bar Area and Upstairs”
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