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    Clarkes Hotel

    The Mall, Shimla 171001, India
    011 91 11 2390 4471
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    1 - 5 of 534 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Loved this hotel in Shimla. It has character in spades and service to match. It is also very well positioned right at the end of the mall, a pedestrian only thoroughfare in the city centre. A little difficult to access by car but Clarkes is...More

    Thank chasingtheroo
    Reviewed yesterday

    From the moment we entered the hotel we were made to feel special. An immediate room upgrade was offered and accepted. Although we did not have an outstanding view, we were extremely comfortable. As a Heritage Hotel you expect things to appear from an era...More

    Thank gastronaut_11
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Clarkes has probably the best location in Shimla, at the beginning of Mall road. It is a really old heritage property, maintained in great condition. The premier room we stayed in was huge. The breakfast was fantastic with all the staff really looking to serve...More

    Thank NeeharP
    Response from Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes HotelResponded 5 days ago

    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...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our stay at the Clarkes in Shimla was made memorable by the warm hospitality and caring gestures of every staff member: right from GM Pooja Bhondekar to Jyoti at the front office and Dhani in the dining hall. The room (suite) was tastefully furnished, the...More

    Thank sudipta b
    Response from Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes HotelResponded 1 week ago

    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...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I know it is a Heritage Hotel but the experience could be so much better. The service was satisfactory but our room was dark and shut in with a view onto street level. The dining room was fine if you like 1960`s nostalgia, fluorescent strip...More

    Thank Simon B
    Response from Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes HotelResponded 6 days ago

    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. We do appreciate hearing from our guest, as their comments are vital...More

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    About
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$116 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Shimla
    • #2 Business Hotel in Shimla
    • #8 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 32
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    • Himachal Pradesh >
    • Shimla District >
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    jaixyz
    10 September 2017|
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    Response from newtownhelen3 | Reviewed this property |
    We did not have air conditioning it was not needed porters carry everything up if you have to park down in the bottom car park there was construction across the road at the government buildings in may this year we were on... More
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    Response from Sandhyasethi | Reviewed this property |
    I suggest it's better to check directly with the hotel as there are lots of price variations
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    16 July 2017|
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    Response from Clarkes-Shimla | Property representative |
    Dear Trip Advisor member, We do not have provisions for the pets in the hotel . Regards Team Clarkes
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    "We had a suite on the ground floor with a good view and an easy access to the reception and mall"
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    "Try to get a room overlooking the valley"
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    "Rooms on the top floor facing away from Mall Road are sunnier."
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    "Some rooms are internal - our suite was not."
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