Hotel British Resort, Shimla

Near Vidihan Sabha,Annadale Road,Shimla, Hp

Ranked 69 of 657 hotels in Shimla

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98 Reviews | 12993 Readers

An outstanding Hotel, best hospitality

Posted 7 Oct, 2015

The resort is the quintessential British Raj property. With an eclectic mix of antique items, furniture and paintings it will surely transport you back to the British era. It is beautifully located among the pines, away from the noise of the city. One can immerse in the tranquillity of the forest from the open grassy lawn area. Rooms are immaculately clean with basic amenities. The staff is courteous and graceful. Pick and drop facility is also provided by the management. The resort also boasts of numerous films shot here. Book lovers can indulge in the leather library and for the sports enthusiasts air rifle shooting is also available. Food served is a definitive plus point. A special thanks to the general manager for his impeccable hospitality Mr. Vinod Rajput a laconic, thoughtful man. A sterling team of management. If you need a relaxing stay with a royal touch.. This is a place for you.

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1 Review | 105 Readers

Beautiful villa but needs better maintenance

Posted 21 Nov, 2015

The hotel built in 1892 during the British Raja retains it charm of a old period bungalow, but the owners have taken this charm very seriously. The big villa, it is also a beautiful villa with more than 5 rooms. They also have a very beautiful attic. The location and the view from the hotel is very beautiful. They have two very nice treks from the hotel. The hotel however lacks activities to keep the guests busy and also needs improvement in terms of better maintenance and enhanced customer satisfaction. Overall it was a nice experience.

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Helpful Staff's and Clean room

Posted 2 Mar, 2017

We stayed here in December. We had an awesome experience here. It was a family trip with. We booked it online. Even though they had transportation facility available, as we had our own car, we didn't use it. The hotel was well maintained. We faced no delays in booking or anything. The staffs were very helpful. It had a good Wi-Fi and it had basic amenities readily available. They even had a coffee maker available in the room. The room was clean. They provided us complimentary breakfast, and they had variety of food available. As we had our trip already planned, we hadn't signed up for any activity. Overall, it was an excellent experience.

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2 Reviews | 248 Readers

Amazing services from the staff and I enjoyed it

Posted 5 Nov, 2014

The hotel was located conveniently. The staffs were co-operative, humble and very polite in behaviour. The service they provided was helpful. The room given was well maintained with amenities placed in proper conditions. There was no delay in check-in and check-out process. The appearance of the hotel from inside as well as outside was excellent. The food was very good served with both veg and non-veg. There were indoor and outdoor games. The total destination was great and money spent on hotel was valuable. I like to recommend this hotel to other travellers.

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2 Reviews | 363 Readers

Good experience with good facilities

Posted 13 Jan, 2016

We (me and my wife) were there for 2 nights during our Shimla-Manali trip. This hotel is quite decent, rooms are very nice. Bathrooms are clean, It's like old fashioned british kind of rooms, it will be really a different experience staying there than like any modern typical rooms. It also has few Maharaja suites where all the items like cot, phones, chairs, lights, fans are old fashioned which we used to see in palaces (movies). I really had different experience there as all the items are old fashioned. Staff are quite helpful. We even got a early check-in. Free breakfast is very good.

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Hotel British Resort is ranked #69 among the 657 hotels in Shimla with an average rating of 5.2 out of 7. It is one of the 64, 3-star Resorts in Shimla. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 33 photos, 65 text reviews and 2 video reviews and is rated top for its Appearance, Destination and Room. It was also named winner of the Better Holiday Awards in 2017 under Great Location.

The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 6,200 to Rs 9,900 per night. The hotel offer 18 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.

The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Family (54%) and Couple (27%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 52% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 16% have rated the ambience as romantic.

Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Oct, Nov and Dec for the best experience.

Hotel British Resort is located at Vidihan Sabha which is approximately 1 Km from Shimla railway station . Due to the close proximity, it is considered as one of the best stay option. Army Heritage Musuem (1 Km), Gorton Castle (1 Km), The Railway Board Building (1 Km), Shimla State Museum (1 Km) and Kali Bari Temple (1 Km) are some of the popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.

The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay. By providing free wifi access, the hotel makes sure you are always connected to the internet.

Other amenities include Laundry Services, Doctor On Call, Restaurant, Room Service and Breakfast Services. For checkin and checkout time, we suggest contacting the hotel.

If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.

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