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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$217*
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Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

This hotel is located at maal road which gives it an excellent location which is in proximity to market at the same time is secluded and private as it is on a private access road. The staff was great so was service , stayed with my wife and kid and had an amazing experience. Hotel has an activity centre with...

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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 you and your family stay with us earlier this month. I am glad to know that you enjoyed the location of the hotel which is within close proximity of the famous Mall road. It is a delight to know that...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Words cannot do justice to the experience you will have at this hotel. The location, hotel and people are equally incredible and together made our stay a lasting memory. We loved every minute of it. Can't wait to go back to Shimla and The Oberoi; a perfect combination. Thank you all!

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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 you and your family stay with us earlier this month. I am glad to know that you enjoyed the location of the hotel which is within the heritage zone of Shimla. Your kind words of appreciation for the team are...

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Oberoi Cecil in Nov 2015 on tour of India. Only there 2 nights but can only praise this beautiful hotel and their wonderful staff. They are so friendly and helpful and cannot do enough for you. Shimla is a beautiful place and this hotel is the jewel in the Crown. Will definitely return one day.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking out time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure having you stay with us on your tour through India in November. It is nice to know that you found the hotel to be beautiful and the team to be wonderful and hospitable. The Oberoi Cecil, a grand heritage hotel is...

Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Oberoi Cecil has to be one of the best Oberoi properties. A special mention to Mr Anil Kaul, Lee and Manoj and a very very special thanks to Soumi and Chef R Bhatia for making this stay so special. Would definitely like to come back. Oberoi hospitality has made me their fan for life.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to share your experience with the Trip Advisor community. We are all delighted to know that you found our hospitality to be warm and your comment of definitely wanting to come back is the biggest compliment we could ever receive. Thank you for your special mention of Lee, Manoj, Shoumi and Chef...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Undoubtedly the best property in Shimla, the service at this hotel will make you feel as though you are a guest in their home. The rooms are absolutely delightful and come with large private balconies. The heated indoor swimming pool is an absolute delight.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for having chosen to stay with us and share your experience on Trip Advisor. We are all delighted to know that you think of us as being the best place to stay in Shimla and that you enjoyed your room with a private balcony as well as the service experience of the hotel. It's nice to...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I visited in this hotel in the month of December. We enjoyed alot over that place because there are lot of awesome places near from this hotel. The rooms are well- furnished and we feel like we are in our new home. The atmosphere in the hotel provide us a home feeling. The service proved by the hotel is too...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for having taken out time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. It was truly a pleasure having you and your family stay with us in December. We are delighted to know that you all enjoyed yourselves thoroughly in the hotel and the sights around us as well. We are indeed located within walking distance of...

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Reviewed 13 January 2016

Warm welcome, beautiful lounge area, great room, caring staff, good food, fabulous views of the mountains. Very peaceful and relaxing. The towels and bedding were excellent - I would go back tomorrow!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for having chosen to stay with us and share your experience on Trip Advisor. We are really glad to know that you had a "peaceful" stay at Cecil. We are located beautifully, in a very quiet end of the town yet close enough to the beautiful sights of Shimla. Its nice to know that you enjoyed...

Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

There is something to be said about the worlds best hotel brand.. The Oberoi Cecil ( or any other Oberoi property) is at the top of their game because of there impeccable service.. They not only make u feel like royalty they make u feel loved and taken care of.. The reason why we keep coming back to this chain...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to share your experience and recommending us so highly. It was a pleasure having you and your family stay with us earlier in the month. We are all very glad that you felt really loved at The Oberoi Cecil. Thank you for your compliments for Lee and Prakash. I'm certain it...

North Wales, UK
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Fantastic hotel with very caring and hard working staff. We were there at Diwali and were amazed at the beautiful decorations of coloured rice--mandalas--large and small, all very intricate. The food was excellent with plenty of choice and the waiters were happy to explain the different dishes.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience with the Trip Advisor community. It was indeed a pleasure having you spend such an auspiscious occassion as Diwali with us at Cecil. The team and I are truly delighted to know that you liked the intricate decor and enjoyed the quality and selection of food served. Thank you for your very...

Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

I visited the Oberoi Cecil,Shimla for the third time on the 31st December 2015 and 1st January 2016 and stayed in room no 211.Every time I visit the place the services are always up to the mark.From the moment I enter the place till the time I left....the staff left no stone unturned to make my family and me Happy!...

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

Dear Guest, It was indeed a pleasure having you and your family stay with us over the New Year. We are all very glad to know that your 3rd visit was also a memorable one. Thank you for your compliments on the quality of food served, the views from your luxury suite and the service experience of the hotel. Its...

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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
  • 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 District > Shimla
Price Range: RM972 - RM1,857 (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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