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Clarkes Hotel

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#4 of 111 Hotels in Shimla
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent hotel Amidst the heart of Shimla bang on the Mall Road. A beautiful setting with very good services. I stayed at a suite spacious enough with all the facilities. Wifi was available and the staff were very courteous. Dont miss. Do take a stroll in the Mall road. Sparse parking space so if u r coming in Car expect...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are happy to learn from your feedback that your visit to our hotel was pleasant and comfortable and that the facilities provided to you were to your satisfaction. I once again thank you for your kind words. My team and I...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Clarkes for 3 nights and loved every minute of it. I was upgraded to a beautiful suite and the check in and out process was smooth. Their grilled trout is easily the best I've eaten and a special thanks to Dhani who was wonderful in recommending the Roganjosh to me one evening. Wonderfully cooked! The staff...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are happy to learn from your feedback that your visit to our hotel was pleasant and comfortable and that the facilities provided to you were to your satisfaction. I have conveyed your generous compliments to Dhani. It has been a tremendous...

Varanasi, India
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Stayed for two days in first week of July 2016. Due to its location on the mall road, cars do not reach at the hotel door step; either one has to climb up or down four stories (without a lift) or get dropped about 200 meters away and then walk up the slope with luggage. porter service is available. The...

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

Dear Guest, It was indeed a pleasure having you stay with us during your recent visit to Clarkes. Thank you for sparing your time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. It is motivation from discerning guests such as you, which encourages us to give our best. It has also been our focus at Clarkes to provide...

India
Reviewed 2 July 2016

A very charming boutique property excellently managed by Oberoi group. However, being on Mall road, some of the rooms may not be so quiet. Also, breakfast spread is a little limited for the tariff. There is no gym/pool.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are happy to learn from your feedback that your visit to our hotel was pleasant and comfortable and that the facilities provided to you were to your satisfaction. Your comments have been well noted. I once again thank you for your...

Bhopal, India
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Clarkes Hotel is one of the best hotels in Shimla. This a beautiful heritage building built in British era. This hotel is located on the Mall Road Shimla so you can enjoy walking to Mall Road any time. Services and staff is very efficient in performing their job. Food quality is excellent.

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

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you stay with us at Clarke’s Hotel, Shimla. We thank you your valuable comments on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay, it was a pleasure to have been of service to you. I once again thank you for your kind words. My team and I...

Reviewed 23 June 2016

Well visiting Shimla was an awesome experience and the best thing was staying at clarkes hotel shimla , it was nice double room having excellent hygiene conditions, clean and staff was so good that it was just unbelieveable and the breakfast we took there was spot on time and very good. Then we went to the mall road and had...

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

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you stay with us at Clarke’s Hotel, Shimla. We thank you your valuable comments on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay, it was a pleasure to have been of service to you. I once again thank you for your kind words. My team and I...

Shimla, India
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I had a quality time with my fiance. Went on a lunch date as it was my birthday. Amazing food and great service. Staff here is really good and a benchmark I must say, after all it's Oberoi's. Will visit this place again for sure.

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

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you stay with us at Clarke’s Hotel, Shimla. We thank you your valuable comments on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay, it was a pleasure to have been of service to you. I once again thank you for your kind words. My team and I...

Armidale, Australia
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This is a leftover from Shimla's long colonial past, and while that history is certainly a blight on the nation's story, the hotel is well maintained and the staff are unbelievably friendly and accommodating - even to white British guests ordering gin and tonics. The breakfast was lovely and the hotel is walking distance to many of Shimla's key attractions....

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are happy to learn from your feedback that your visit to our hotel was pleasant and comfortable and that the facilities provided to you were to your satisfaction. I once again thank you for your kind words. My team and I...

Reviewed 10 June 2016

It was in November 2015 we arrived at Shimla and it was so cold. Living your whole life in Chennai made the chill even worse for us xD. The rooms were excellent and warm which gave us the must needed immediate relief from cold. The location was apt and th e staff were super friendly.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are happy to learn from your feedback that your visit to our hotel was pleasant and comfortable and that the facilities provided to you were to your satisfaction. I once again thank you for your kind words. My team and I...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Clarks hotel is located on the mall road. Location I think is key to its popularity. The hotel is an independent property of the oberoi group. What it means is that they have tried to maintain the old world charm of the place with minimal changes to the place and the service. So do not expect the oberoi groups service...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are happy to learn from your feedback that your visit to our hotel was pleasant and comfortable and that the facilities provided to you were to your satisfaction. I once again thank you for your kind words. My team and I...

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  • Breakfast included
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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: RM487 - RM2,378 (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
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#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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