Maharaja Hotel, Shimla

Ranked 139 of 667 hotels in Shimla

Fingask Estate, The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171003 Fingask Estate, The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171003

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Vikrant Dhiman

14 Reviews

"Nice rooms and view"

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66 Reviews | 51 Readers

"Decent place"

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Reviews (53)

New Delhi
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9 Reviews | 18 Readers

3 Reviews | 15 Readers

Good and comfortable stay 

Posted 1 Dec, 2016

My visit to this hotel was in the month of October for official purpose with friends. Destination was good. Location of the hotel was inside the city and was good, was near bus stop. Appearance of the hotel was very good from interior and exterior. Check in check out was done on time. Staff were cooperative and friendly. Service provided was little delay and was average. Room was neat and clean. Room was spacious. All amenities were available with working condition. Hot and cold water facility available. No WiFi facility available in the hotel. Food was excellent in quality and quantity with variety dishes. No activities were held at the hotel. I did not observe WiFi facility in the hotel.

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1 Review

Good hotel to recommend others

Posted 29 Nov, 2016

I stayed at this hotel in the month of November 2016. The destination of the hotel was good. The location of the hotel was good and it was located in the city. The appearance of the hotel was good. There was no delay in check in and checkout. The staff members in the hotel were helpful and quick in services. The room allotted to me was good with all required amenities in working condition. I did not eat food at this hotel. No activity was conducted at this hotel. I will recommend this hotel for other travellers.

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Food quality was very nice

Posted 23 Sep, 2016

I had visited this hotel for official tour with colleagues. The overall service was very good. The behaviour was very good. All amenities were working fine in the room. The food quality was very nice.

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1 Review | 1 Reader

The hotel was nice

Posted 1 Apr, 2016

I had visited this hotel for official purpose. I would recommend this hotel for upcoming travellers. I don't have any suggestion for this hotel. The hotel was nice. The food quality was good in the hotel. The hotel was located nearby the bus stand and railway station. The overall service of the hotel was good. The activities were arranged by the hotel. I would suggest this hotel to improve the room.

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4 Reviews | 6922 Readers

Good place to stay

Posted 25 Feb, 2016

The rooms were in good condition. The environment was calm. Food was also nice. But beware of monkeys. Avoid going alone as monkeys snatch the things. Try to move in groups. Room service was very good. There is a terrace where you can enjoy sunrise and sunset.

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1 Review | 102 Readers

The hotel was very nice and well furnished

Posted 26 Jan, 2016

It was my first experience in Shimla. I was with my lovely wife. She was decided that we were going to Maharaja Hotel in Shimla. The hotel was very nice and well furnished throughout all the destination. It would be providing comfort and feeling awesome when we enter in that hotel. Really, the hotel members were very good in their nature and they provided good facilities to us. I thank to each and every members of Maharaja hotel. The service was very well with nominal cost. When you have enough time to spend please must visit Maharaja Hotel once. I was surprised with viewing all the environment that covers the hotel. I suggest to everyone, please go and feel it by from your bottom of heart.

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1 Review | 91 Readers

Nice and comfortable stay with good service

Posted 21 Jan, 2016

Nice & comfortable stay in the hotel. Mall road and other spots are not far. Services are also good. Multi floor hotel with cleanliness and the room service are also good. The staff was timely handling requests. The rooms were clean equipped with televisions. One should opt for it you are looking for economical & comfortable stay.

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1 Review | 108 Readers

Average hotel but location is not good

Posted 17 Dec, 2015

Hotel Maharaja is fairly located from the bus stand. Not good for the old age people because it's too far and uphill. Location is not so good but average. Rooms are average too but the view is very nice from the rooms. Food is average and took time to serve. Staff is averagely good. Only recommended when no option left.

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1 Review | 171 Readers

Awesome hotel with good scenery

Posted 26 Oct, 2015

My visit to Shimla has been extraordinary. It is one visit which I will remember for my life. My family also liked the place. Our stay at Hotel Maharajah palace was awesome. Location and the scenery around Shimla was mind blowing and refreshing. My kid loved the chillness and the snow in Rohtang pass.

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2 Reviews | 103 Readers

Nice place to stay

Posted 2 Feb, 2016

I didn’t face any problem while finding the hotel. The staff's behaviour was friendly and helpful. I didn’t take food from the hotel. Games were not arranged by the hotel. I had visited the hotel with my family. The hotel was located in main road. The hotel was costly.

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5 Reviews | 563 Readers

Spacious rooms with good room service, fresh food

Posted 4 Aug, 2014

We visited Shimla last year after checking so many hotels through broker we finally decided to stay in hotel Maharaja. Their rooms are big, spacious and lively very near to the mall road hardly 5 min walk and the best part we bargain for the discount and they gave us room on three hundred discount (1300 earlier it was 1600). Room were clean and bathroom is also clean and big. Room service was good and supportive, food was also delicious but it took time because they serve you fresh, after taking order they prepare for meal and non-veg items are very good. Kali Bari temple is situated just beside the hotel hardly 30 steps you go there in the early morning and get refreshed and the front view is spectacular. Visit hotel Maharaja and enjoy the beautiful Shimla.

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3 Reviews | 1862 Readers

Great hotel; service was fantastic

Posted 15 Oct, 2014

The hotel was great. The view was fantastic. The food was good. The service was fantastic. The location was also good. The pool was good. The staff was very cooperative. Hospitality was awesome.

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2 Reviews | 729 Readers

Well done housekeeping and excellent amenities

Posted 10 Oct, 2014

Visited for fun and enjoyment we both stayed there for 2 days. Each and every thing was excellent right from bedroom, attached washroom and other amenities. Also staff was courteous and timely in handling requests. House keeping was well done and food was good. Surely I would recommend this place to stay

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Maharaja Hotel is ranked #139 among the 667 hotels in Shimla with an average rating of 5.1 out of 7. It is one of the 64, 3-star in Shimla. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 12 photos, 53 text reviews and 2 video reviews. it is rated top for its Destination, Room and Location.

The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 4,100 to Rs 4,600 per night. The hotel offer 22 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. Couple (45%) and Family (28%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 35% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 30% 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 July, Aug and Sept for the best experience.

Maharaja Hotel is located at Mall Road which is approximately 1 Km from Shimla railway station . Due to the close proximity, it is considered as one of the best stay option. Shimla State Museum (1 Km), Gurkha Gate (1 Km), Himalayan Bird Park (1 Km), Indian Institute of Advanced Study (1 Km) and Army Heritage Musuem (2 Kms) are some of the popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.

The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay.

Other amenities include 24 Hours Front Desk, Breakfast Services, Doctor On Call, Restaurant and Room Service. 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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