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Kanika Nevatia May 29 2014

Which are the best Hotels in Shimla?

Pritha Manchanda May 29 2014
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Planning a vacation amidst snow-capped mountains, old heritage buildings and scenic locations? Well! Shimla, the “Queen of the Hills” is the ideal mountain getaway. Here is a list of the best hotels in Shimla. This list will definitely help you plan your stay in Shimla.

1. Clarkes Hotel

Located on the Mall Road, Clarkes Hotel is one of the high-end luxury hotels in Shimla. Don’t judge Clarkes Hotel by its facade. Even though it retains its Victorian look on the outside, you’ll find yourself enveloped in luxurious opulence as soon as you step in. The open terrace here is bedecked with flowers and provides amazing views of towering mountains and blue skies. You’ll end up losing yourself in the old world colonial charm of this property.

Photo of Clarkes Hotel (from Official Website)

2. The Oberoi Cecil

Experience A-class worldly luxuries at this grand heritage hotel located near Chaura Maidan in Shimla. Dive into the beautiful heated swimming pool, take long walks in the greens of the Oberoi Cecil Hotel property or simply head to the spa for a relaxing and rejuvenating treatment. Only one word can aptly describe your stay at the Cecil--bliss!

Photo of Oberoi Cecil Hotel (from the official Facebook page)

3. Radisson Hotel Shimla

Located near Goodwood Estate, Radisson Hotel Shimla provides not just a stay, but an experience. Framed by beautiful cedar forests, this luxurious property is one of the best hotels in Shimla. From a multi-level swimming pool to luxuriously spacious suites and rooms, this hotel has everything you can think of. The Pulse Terrasse Bar and Cafe Valley Vue are a hit with all the guests. There is also a Kid’s Den here where your children can entertain themselves, as you relax and revel in the timeless beauty of Shimla.

Photo of Radisson Hotel Shimla (from Official Facebook Page)

4. WelcomHeritage Woodville Palace

Located very close to the vibrant Mall Road of Shimla, WelcomHeritage Woodville Palace is a heritage hotel with colonial flavour. The multi-level rose garden and the nature walks around Woodville add to the beauty of the place. Inside the premises you will find a unique gallery that houses signed photographs of Clark Gable, Katherine Hepburne and many others.

Photo of WelcomHeritage Woodville Palace (from Official Facebook Page)

5. Honeymoon Inn Shimla

Situated near the Mall, Honeymoon Inn Shimla is a quaint little retreat that offers spellbinding views of Shimla. The green deodar trees, picturesque view of the valley and beautiful sunset in the evening make for an amazing stay at this mid-budget hotel. You can even enjoy cozy bonfires and live barbeques out in the breezy nights of Shimla.

Photo of Honeymoon Inn Shimla (from Official Facebook Page)

6. Barowalia Resort

Barowalia resort is a pure vegetarian hotel located near the famous Kali Bari Temple in Shimla. Featuring a coffee shop and a restaurant, it provides a home-like stay. The hotel has a beautiful view of snow-covered peaks and the deodar and oak forests.

Photo of Barowalia Resort (from Official Facebook Page)

7. Hotel Kapil

Providing comfortable stay options to discerning travellers at reasonable prices, Hotel Kapil is clean and well-maintained. It’s a great option for shopaholics as the Mall is only a short walk away. It is also close to the famous Lakkad Bazaar, where you will find wooden toys and other custom-made wooden items. You can pick up a lot of souvenirs for your family at the bazaar.

Photo of Hotel Kapil (from Official Facebook Page)

8. Hotel Springfields

Located nearby the Mall and the famous Jakhu Temple, Hotel Springfields is one of the best hotels in Shimla. This hotel is famous for delighting all its guests with good service and delicious food, time and again. Lounge in the gardens of the hotel and take in the panoramic view of Shimla. This is an ideal hotel to spend a holiday in Shimla. Book any of these Shimla tour packages and spend the great days of your life.

Photo of Hotel Springfields (from the official website)

9. Hotel Snow King Retreat

Located at Fagu approximately 22 km from the bustling hill station, Hotel Snow King Retreat is a beautiful retreat with a noise and pollution-free environment. The hotel bagged the Service Excellence Award from Brands Academy for being the best resort in Shimla recently. Once here, you wouldn’t want to miss the dining experience at the Revolving Restaurant. Also, you can sing along at the Karaoke Bar or enjoy the German Jukebox with friends and family.

Photo of Hotel Snow King Retreat (from the official website)

10. Whistling Pine Resorts

With an impressive interior and a beautiful facade, the first look of Whistling Pines Resort is bound to charm you. This mid-budget hotel is located in Mashobra near the Golf Course Road. A stay here is like a trip back in time in the midst of nature and comfort. The restaurant has managed to garner great reviews from guests, so you can rest assured of a great stay here.

Photo of view of Shimla (by chandanb)

With this list of best hotels in Shimla you can make the right choice for your stay in Shimla. Check out other hotels in Shimla for more options. Also, take a look at the Hotel app link for a great way to search and book hotels.

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