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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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Delhi, India
Reviewed yesterday NEW

After our 11-hour day travelling we were delighted to arrive at The Oberoi Cecil. What a wonderful hotel, even if we did change rooms after one night as, in our first room, we were sandwiched between a road some 20 feet away on one side, and the bar, with its piano and the general hubbub of a busy hotel, 15...

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North East England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We've just got back from 3 nights at the Cecil and it was truly amazing. Staff are fantastic and very very helpful. Rooms are spotless and very beautiful. I could have stayed longer. Exceptional! The Toy train to reach Shimla was amazing and the town of Shimla is lovely, very clean and so friendly.

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Thank lalderson29
Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had three wonderful day at the Hotel Cecil Oberoi. We have enjoyed staying at all the Oberoi Hotels which we have visited, and this was certainly no exception. It's location is superb - just far enough away from the hubbub, but within pleasant walking distance of both the Mall and the Viceroy's lodge. The views from all bedrooms are...

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Thank andrewsmith23187
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Couldn't fault this hotel. From the moment we arrived we felt welcome and well looked after. The rooms are very comfortable, food was great, and location is good (within walking distance of both the shops on mall road and viceregal lodge). I would stay here again.

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Thank Helen A
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Others have extolled the qualities of the Cecil and I would agree with all that has been said. The service is truly world class (eg, when we checked in my wife was suffering from a cold/hoarseness and they immediately brought her an Indian grog - peppermint tea with fresh ginger and honey - which helped tremendously). The rooms are large...

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Thank bobandrewsjr
Jaipur, India
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Recently got a chance to go and stay in shimla, with college friends for some relaxation and enjoyment. This is a wonderful property close to nature and its gives you total utility of money you spent on it when you comes to this property...........

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Thank prince pulkit s
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights as part of a group tour, and it was lovely. The rooms are old style wood panelled, and are all centred around the full height atrium. All of the staff are incredibly friendly and helpful and the cocktails in the bar are delicious. The hotel has a lovely indoor swimming pool (which is buried...

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Thank rivbom
London
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is great and the staff can't do enough to help their guests. This was as part of an organised trip and the food and facilities were extremely good. Bar service also very good. Bar prices a bit high. This was the same in all hotels we stayed in.

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Thank whofanDT10
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent 3 nights here as part of a more extensive tour of India. Beautiful colonial style hotel. Well appointed rooms with excellent services and well trained staff. Good restaurant also. Could find no fault.

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Thank OCV51
Srinagar, India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cecil is a heritage property located in the heart of Shimla. You find that rooms are cozy with vintage look yet having all the facilities which any new hotel has. The staff is friendly and supportive.

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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: RM953 - RM1,545 (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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“Rooms at the front have the best views, and choose the old part of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles andrewsmith23187, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“For best views, ask for high floor facing the town”
 of 5 bubbles rivbom, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't open windows in your room due to monkeys wishing to enter. Rooms are around a quadrangle looking down into the lounge/bar area.”
 of 5 bubbles whofanDT10, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the rooms around the bar area.”
 of 5 bubbles VincenzoFrancisco, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra for a room with a valley view.”
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