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Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898

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Minibar, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds
Minibar, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds
Minibar, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds
Minibar, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds

Overview of Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898

Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898

5-star property

9.0/10 Wonderful

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Business services
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Room service
Map
The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171001

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationShimla Mall14 min walk
  • Popular LocationGaiety Theater14 min walk
  • Popular LocationLakkar Bazar20 min walk
  • AirportShimla (SLV)69 min drive

Room options

About this area

Shimla

Near a train station, Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 is in an area with good shopping. Viceregal Lodge and Christ Church are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Lakkar Bazar. Mahamai Temple and Himalayan Aviary are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Mall Road - 8 min walk
  • Mahamai Temple - 9 min walk
  • Shimla Mall - 14 min walk
  • Gaiety Theater - 14 min walk
  • Lakkar Bazar - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Shimla (SLV) - 65 min drive

Restaurants

  • Cafe Simla Times - 6 min walk
  • Cafe Sol - 6 min walk
  • Eighteen71- Cookhouse & Bar - 7 min walk
  • Jashan - 10 min walk
  • Honey Hut - 11 min walk

About this property

Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898

5-star historic hotel near a train station
Located close to Christ Church and Lakkar Bazar, Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 provides a terrace, a cafe and a garden. Stay connected with in-room WiFi (surcharge), and guests can find other amenities, such as dry cleaning/laundry services and a bar.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • Free self-parking
  • Luggage storage, free newspapers and a reception hall
  • Concierge services, a front desk safe and a 24-hour front desk
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the location
Room features
All 32 rooms offer amenities, such as safes and WiFi, as well as free newspapers and minibars. Guests reviews give good marks for the spacious rooms at the property.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with shower/bath combinations and free toiletries
  • Flat-screen TVs with cable channels
  • Portable fans, daily housekeeping and phones

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Heritage Hotels of India.

Languages

English, Hindi

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
At check-in, guests must provide either a negative PCR COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
Guests providing a negative COVID-19 test result must have been tested no more than 72 hours prior to check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (INR 912 per night)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (INR 912 per 24-hour period)

Parking and public transport

  • Free uncovered self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Conference space
  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have any lifts
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Portable fan
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
At check-in, guests must provide either a negative PCR COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
Guests providing a negative COVID-19 test result must have been tested no more than 72 hours prior to check-in
Customers may be requested by the property to provide documentation of recent travel history (such as showing passport immigration stamps) and/or complete a health declaration.
This property requires that all guests have the Aarogya Setu mobile application on their phone. Guests will be asked to present the mobile application at the time of check-in.
To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; travelers who are not citizens of India must present a valid passport and visa.
Guests who are traveling from Delhi, Punjab, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradeshin to Himachal Pradesh are required to provide proof of a PCR screening for COVID-19 (issued within 72 hours before arrival) during check-in. Guests will be requested to provide documentation of recent travel history by the property.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for INR 2000.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 6080
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 6080 (from 2 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 7360
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 7360 (from 2 to 12 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: INR 912 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: INR 912 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Rollaway bed fee: INR 2000.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property does not have any lifts
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Is Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 27 Jan 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 23 Feb 2023 start from ₹7,500.0, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898?

Check-in is from 2 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898?

Checkout is at noon.

Where is Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 located?

Situated in Shimla, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Christ Church and Lakkar Bazar. State Museum and Viceregal Lodge are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 and receive a full refund?

Yes, Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Reviews

9.0

Wonderful

Rating 10 - Excellent. 50 out of 72 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 69%
Rating 8 - Good. 12 out of 72 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 17%
Rating 6 - Okay. 6 out of 72 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 8%
Rating 4 - Poor. 4 out of 72 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 6%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 0 out of 72 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 0%

9.2/10

Cleanliness

9.5/10

Staff & service

9.2/10

Amenities

8.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.7/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Excellent

Divya

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Property is well maintained despite being old. It is situated near mall road and has easy access to main road. The staff is very courteous and friendly. We had an amazing and comfortable stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

adesh

Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

Dinesh

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice hotel good service . All staff is very mature. Appreciated about Mr Roshan Chouhan in coffee shop
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent

Virendra, Redmond

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The hotel has heritage charm with impressive service, very clean and well maintained. The staff is very friendly. Location is good. The dining options and quality of food and service excellent.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

10/10 Excellent

Neha

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2022

10/10 Excellent

Abhinav

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful Hotel located at the start of Mall road that provides a good view of Shimla. Staff Hospitality and services were exceptionally great. Would recommend worth staying!
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2021

10/10 Excellent

Aditya

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Exceptional hospitality
I had a wonderful stay at Clarkes. The hospitality by the staff is beyond imagination. The location of this hotel is really good. Never had such a good value for money!
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2021

10/10 Excellent

Guriqbal

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved every minute of our stay
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2021

10/10 Excellent

Vineet

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very comfortable stay. Location of hotel is awesome, exactly on start of mall road. Staff was very friendly and welcoming. Can’t ask for anything more. Breakfast was very good with good spread of buffet.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

10/10 Excellent

Prashant

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Our stay at The Clarkes Shimla
Amazing stay, great hospitality and food.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021