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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla places you next to Gurkha Gate and within a 5-minute walk of State Museum. This 75-room, 5-star hotel welcomes guests with a restaurant, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool. Centrally located in Shimla, the hotel is also a short walk from Viceregal Lodge and St. Andrew's Church.

Dining

This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. Start each morning off right with full breakfast served for a fee.

Rooms

All 75 air-conditioned rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and free newspapers. Guests can expect wired Internet, free WiFi, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Free bottled water, safes, and phones are also available.

Property features

Guests of The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for INR 3000 per vehicle roundtrip. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a steam room, WiFi in public areas, and 2 meeting rooms.

Highlights

  • Free in-room WiFi
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla features an indoor pool and a health club. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

This 5-star property offers access to a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. 2 meeting rooms are available. This luxury hotel also offers a steam room, spa services, and a library. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla has designated areas for smoking.

  • Indoor pool 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Health club 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 75 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Hair salon 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Year Built 1884 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Steam room 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Wired internet access ( INR 1000 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( INR 1000 per day ), Wired high-speed internet ( INR 1000 per day )

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla offers 75 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

The Restaurant - Onsite restaurant. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a health club, and a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Spa Services

The Oberoi Spa has 2 treatment rooms. Services include massages, facials, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; guests who are foreign nationals must present a valid passport and visa.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 8 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

  • No onsite parking is available.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No pets or service animals allowed

Please note: A complimentary child bed is provided for 1 child over 8 years old and less than 12 years old staying in a room with a parent. For 2 children between 8 and 12 years an additional room is necessary at a discounted rate. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 6000.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 7000.00
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: INR 1500 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): INR 1000 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: INR 1000 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) 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.

Hotel Name

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  • Oberoi Cecil - Shimla Hotel Shimla

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 2 children 8 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Heritage Hotels of India.

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