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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Luxury Room | Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Overview of The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

5.0 star property

9.6/10 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
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Chaura Maiden, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171 004

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationViceregal Lodge8 min walk
  • Popular LocationKali Bari Temple15 min walk
  • Popular LocationDarlaghat2 min drive
  • AirportShimla (SLV)19 min drive

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About this area

Shimla

In the city centre and near a train station, The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla is in an area with good shopping. State Museum and Army Heritage Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Gurkha Gate and Viceregal Lodge. Travelling with kids? Consider Mahamai Temple and Himalayan Aviary. Break out the clubs and hit the links on a nearby golf course, or seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Gurkha Gate - 1 min walk
  • Viceregal Lodge - 8 min walk
  • Kali Bari Temple - 15 min walk
  • Darlaghat - 2 min drive
  • Army Heritage Museum - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Shimla (SLV) - 19 min drive

Restaurants

  • CITY POINT - 19 min walk
  • The Devicos - 20 min walk
  • Honey Hut - 3 min drive
  • Himchi bar and kitchen - 6 min drive
  • Vik's Kitchen - 6 min drive

About this property

The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

5-star historic hotel in the city centre
A return airport shuttle, a hair salon and a library are just a few of the amenities provided at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla. Indulge in Ayurvedic treatments, a massage and a facial at the on-site spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at The Restaurant, the on-site restaurant. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with dry cleaning/laundry services and a fireplace in the lobby.
Other perks include:
  • An indoor pool
  • Free self-parking and valet parking
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), limo/town car service and tour/ticket information
  • Concierge services, a porter/bellboy and a billiards/pool table
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the pool and helpful staff
Room features
All 75 rooms boast comforts, such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as perks, such as air conditioning and dressing gowns. Guest reviews highly rate the size rooms at the property.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with designer toiletries and deep-soaking baths
  • Flat-screen TVs with satellite channels
  • Free infant beds, coffee/tea makers and daily housekeeping

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: Free WiFi, Wired Internet (INR 1000 per day)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (INR 1000 per day), Wired Internet (surcharge)

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Free off-site parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily: INR 1500 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Restaurants on site

  • The Restaurant

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Free children's club
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

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

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms

Spa

  • 2 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Lift
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Fireplace in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Dressing gowns
  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

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
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
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
2 children, up to the age of 8 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots are available on request at the property

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 9600
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 9600 (from 2 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 9600
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 9600 (from 2 to 12 years old)

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

Optional extras

  • Fee for full breakfast: INR 1500 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: INR 1000 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: INR 1000 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: INR 1000 per day (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 3000 per vehicle (roundtrip)

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
Please note: An extra bed is provided for 1 child over 8 years old and less than 12 years old staying in a room with a parent. For more than 1 child between 8 and 12 years an additional room is necessary at a discounted rate.

We should mention

Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
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

Does The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla have a pool?

Yes, this property has an indoor pool. Pool access is from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 9 Feb 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 27 Feb 2023 start from ₹13,000.0, 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.

Is The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla?

Self-parking and valet parking are free at this property; nearby parking is also free.

What time is check-in at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla?

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

What time is check-out at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla?

Checkout is at noon.

Does The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of INR 3000 per vehicle applies.

Where is The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla located?

This family-friendly Shimla hotel is located in the historical district, within a 5-minute walk of Gurkha Gate and State Museum. Viceregal Lodge and Shimla Heritage Walk are also within 15 minutes.

Reviews

9.6

Exceptional

Rating 10 - Excellent. 108 out of 123 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 88%
Rating 8 - Good. 12 out of 123 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 10%
Rating 6 - Okay. 0 out of 123 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 0%
Rating 4 - Poor. 1 out of 123 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 1%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 2 out of 123 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 2%

9.8/10

Cleanliness

9.7/10

Staff & service

9.8/10

Amenities

9.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.7/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Excellent

Raj

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great hotel with excellent service. Every staff member went out of their way to make us feel like we were special and accommodated every request with a smile. We were there 3 nights and wish it had been longer.
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2022

10/10 Excellent

JAGDEEP

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location, clean, courteous/helpful staff, good food.

4/10 Poor

Verified traveller

Business traveller
Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Value for money vs brand
Considering the cost of the room, value for money was not convincing. Less costly hots would have higher comfort, service etc. Cost of brand considered way too high compared to user value.
Stayed 5 nights in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

Sumit

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent Hospitality
Excellent hospitality by the entire team
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

Praveen

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveller

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent

Manjot

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The Oberoi cecil is amazing. The staff is excellent like the way they welcome and treat the guests . Everything was perfect. I don’t have any single thing for suggestion . They even care about very small things. So our overall experience was excellent here and will definitely visit again whenever come to shimla. Thanks oberoi cecil.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveller

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

8/10 Good

Davinder

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

10/10 Excellent

SHIVSHANKAR

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very amazing Place
Our experience was amazing . We got excellent services from Hotel Team
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022