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    Room facilities:Air Condition, Bar, Free Toiletries, Hairdresser, Hairdryer, Heating, In-Room Dining, Newspapers, Private Bathroom, Room service, Seating Area, Tea/Coffee Maker, Telephone, TV

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    Room facilities:Air Condition, Free Toiletries, Newspapers, Private Bathroom, Room service, Seating Area, Tea/Coffee Maker, Telephone, TV

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    Room facilities:Air Condition, Bar, Doctor on Call, Dry Cleaning, Free Toiletries, Hairdresser, Hairdryer, In-Room Dining, Ironing Board, Laundry, Newspapers, Private Bathroom, Room service, Safety Deposit Box, Seating Area, Tea/Coffee Maker, Telephone, TV, WiFi

General

Over 100 years old, The Oberoi Cecil is a Grand Heritage Hotel. It is situated at Chaura Maidan, Shimla, 7000 feet up in the Himalayas.

A celebration of the elegance and grace of the Colonial era in the Queen of Hill Stations, located in the majestic Himalayan ranges, The Oberoi Cecil is very much a part of Shimla’s colonial history. The hotel has been restored to its original grandeur with wood floors, period furniture, crackling fires and an inviting ambience. Built around a beautiful atrium, the rooms offer splendid views of the mountains and valleys.

Built in 1884 as a Himalayan hill station, the hotel has been extensively renovated and reopened in 1997. With fabulous views across the valley, The Oberoi Cecil is a perfect base from which to explore the spectacular mountain scenery, cedar forests and ancient monasteries of this world famous destination. The Oberoi Cecil is within walking distance of the famous Vice Regal Lodge, former summer residence of the Viceroy of India.

A heated swimming pool, billiards rooms and children’s activity centre and many opportunities for nature walks, make this luxury resort an all season destination.

The Oberoi Cecil is just 10 minutes from Shimla Station and 45 minutes from Jubbarhatti Airport. Flights from Delhi arrive daily. There is ample private parking for guests who chose to drive or rent a car.

Location

The Oberoi Cecil is just 10 minutes from Shimla Station and 45 minutes from Jubbarhatti Airport. Flights from Delhi arrive daily. There is ample private parking for guests who chose to drive or rent a car.

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Accommodation

Rooms & Suites

Teak armoire with a TV & DVD player | Satellite television | Wired broadband internet access | Separate walk-in closet with electronic safe | Direct dial telephone with voice mail | Personal bar | 24 Hour Butler service

The Oberoi Cecil’s classically elegant interiors with panelling, pillars and chandeliers recall the days of the Raj. Many rooms at The Oberoi Cecil have views across the valley and snow covered peaks of the Himalayas. The bathrooms include a vanity counter, a bathtub and come with deluxe ayurvedic toiletries.

The Hotel is centrally heated in winter, air-conditioned in summer and features one of the highest located heated swimming pools in the world. A specially designed children’s activity centre is equipped with computer games, toys, Wendy Room and Billiards Room. Horses and ponies can be hired for trekking in the valley.

  • Deluxe Room: Deluxe Rooms offer a view of the Cedar garden and Shimla city. These rooms are elegantly appointed with Burma teak flooring and have queen size beds.
  • Premier Room: The spacious Premier Rooms offer vistas of the snow covered peaks of the Himalayas. Some come with private balconies that overlook the Cedar Garden or Chaura Maidan. These rooms are elegantly appointed with Burma teak flooring and have queen size beds.
  • Deluxe Suites: The Deluxe Suites have private balconies which offer magnificent views of the surrounding mountains. They have an exquisitely appointed bedroom and an adjoining living room with an attached walk in closet.
  • Luxury Suite: The Luxury Suites offer breathtaking views of the Shimla valley and the Southern slopes of the Himalayas from their extensive private balconies. The living room leads to the large bedroom. The suites have a separate dresser area and an additional walk in closet. The bathroom includes a separate shower cubicle and a bathtub.

Spa & Fitness

The Spa offers an extensive ‘menu’ of relaxing and reviving massages and beauty treatments. Aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, Balinese, Hawaiian and Thai massage all feature, along with Chakra Head and Shoulder Massage and facials.

As well as the spa therapy suites, the Spa offers steam rooms and saunas. This is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a long day in the mountains – or in the boardroom. The Gymnasium, located at the level below the Pool, is free to guests.

Dining

  • Cedar Garden: The outdoor restraunt at the Oberoi Cecil offers a light menu with a range of snack and drinks. Enjoy a light meal here from 11 am to 3 pm.
  • The Tea Lounge and Bar: The Lounge is located in the 5 storyed Atrium Lobby and also has a Bar. Guests can also enjoy tea or a quiet drink in front of a roaring fire. The Tea Lounge and Bar offers service from 11 am to 11 pm.
  • The Restaurant: The Restaurant at the Oberoi Cecil offers a selection of European and Asian dishes. Special rates for children apply at mealtimes. It offers a varity of Indian, Continental, Italian and Regional cuisines and is open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Its wood panelling and chandeliers add to its old-world elegance and charm.
  • 24 Hour in-room dining: 24 Hour in-room dining is available throughout the hotel.

Meeting Overview

The Oberoi Cecil, remote and peaceful in a spectacular setting, is an ideal venue for conferences and meetings. The Kipling Room (seats up to 40), The Curzon Room (up to 20) and The Inner Section (up to 140) .The seating in all three rooms can be arranged in a variety of configurations to suit your business needs. All offer 21st century facilities with all the latest communications and audio-visual equipment available for hire by the day.

Facilities & Services

Business Services

  • Doctor on Call.
  • Money Changer.

Recreation

  • Fitness Centre
  • Massage rooms.

Check-in time

14:00

Check-out time

12:00

Cancellation / Prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type.

Children and extra beds

Free! Up to two additional children under 8 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Accepted credit cards

Visa, Master, American Express Card

Facilities

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Air Condition
  • Babysitting Service
  • Baggage Storage
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Bar
  • Business Centre
  • Car Hire
  • Concierge Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Currency Exchange
  • Desk
  • Doctor on Call
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Fitness
  • Free Toiletries
  • Garden
  • Gymnasium & Health Club
  • Hairdresser
  • Hairdryer
  • Heating
  • In-Room Dining
  • Ironing Board
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Massage Centre
  • Newspapers
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Ping Pong
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Private Bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Seating Area
  • Shoeshine
  • Spa
  • Tea/Coffee Maker
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • WiFi

Activities

Pool Table, Ping-Pong, Fitness Center, Spa, Massage, Indoor Pool (all year), Game Room, Library, Kids' Club

Internet

WiFi is available in all areas and charges apply.

Parking

Free! Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).

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Shimla

Shimla

Shimla is the capital of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, in the Himalayan foothills. Once the summer capital of British India, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Kalka-Shimla Railway, completed in 1903. It’s also known for the handicraft shops that line The Mall, a pedestrian avenue, as well as the Lakkar Bazaar, a market specializing in wooden toys and crafts.

Place to Visit

Christ Church

Christ Church, Shimla, is the second oldest church in North India, after St John’s Church in Meerut. It is a parish in the Diocese of Amritsar in the Church of North India.

The Ridge

The Ridge road is a large open space, located in the heart of Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, India. The Ridge is the hub of all cultural activities of Shimla.

Jakhoo Temple

Jakhoo Temple is an ancient temple in Shimla, dedicated to Hindu deity, Hanuman. It is situated on Jakhoo Hill, 2.5 km /1.3 miles east from the Ridge, Shimla at a height of 2,455 m above sea level.

Summer Hill

Summer Hill is a small town on the outskirts of Shimla, the state capital of Himachal Pradesh at a height of 2,123 meters. It is on a hill, 5 km west to the Shimla Ridge, and is part of the seven-hill cluster.

Kufri

Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state in India. It is located 13 km from the state capital Shimla on the National Highway No.22. The name Kufri is derived from the word kufr meaning “lake” in the local language.

Kalka

The Kalka–Shimla Railway is a 2 ft 6 in narrow gauge railway in North-West India travelling along a mostly mountainous route from Kalka to Shimla. It is known for dramatic views of the hills and surrounding villages.

Mall Road

Mall Road is the main street in Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, India. Constructed during British colonial rule, the Mall road is located a level below the ridge.

Rashtrapati Niwas

The Viceregal Lodge, also known as Rashtrapati Niwas, is located on the Observatory Hills of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. It was formerly the residence of the British Viceroy of India.

Kinnaur Kailash

The Kinnaur Kailash is a mountain in the Kinnaur district of the Indian state Himachal Pradesh. The Kinnaur Kailash has a height of 6500 meters and is considered as sacred by both Hindu and Buddhist Kinnauris.

Baijnath Temple

Vaidyanath Siva Temple, Baijnath Baijnath, a small township in the Dhauladhar range of western Himalayas, 16 km from Palampur in the Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh is famous for its 13th century.


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