The Oberoi Cecil

Chaura Maidan Road, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171004 , Shimla

5 Star
1 of 886 Rank
+91-177-2804848
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  • The Oberoi Cecil - Exterior
    Exterior
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    Lobby
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Restaurant
    Restaurant
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Deluxe suite
    Deluxe suite
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  • The Oberoi Cecil - Meeting Room
    Meeting Room
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Premier Valley Room
    Premier Valley Room
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Exterior
    Exterior
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Meeting Room
    Meeting Room
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Deluxe suite
    Deluxe suite
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Luxury Room
    Luxury Room
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Premier Valley Room
    Premier Valley Room
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  • The Oberoi Cecil - Oberoi Cecil
    Oberoi Cecil Birendra Singh
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    Oberoi Cecil Birendra Singh
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Reception and front office
    Reception and front office Shiv Kumar
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Balcony view
    Balcony view Shiv Kumar
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Appereance of the hotel
    Appereance of the hotel Shiv Kumar
  • The Oberoi Cecil - full view of the hotel
    full view of the hotel Yogesh Verma
  • The Oberoi Cecil - rooftop swimming pool
    rooftop swimming pool Yogesh Verma
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Inside the hotel
    Inside the hotel Nishant Singh
  • The Oberoi Cecil -
    Vinayak mhapseker
  • The Oberoi Cecil -
    Vinayak mhapseker
  • The Oberoi Cecil -
    Vinayak mhapseker
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Appereance of the hotel
    Appereance of the hotel Shiv Kumar
  • The Oberoi Cecil - full view of the hotel
    full view of the hotel Yogesh Verma
  • The Oberoi Cecil -
    Vinayak mhapseker
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Oberoi Cecil
    Oberoi Cecil Birendra Singh
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Oberoi Cecil
    Oberoi Cecil Birendra Singh
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Inside the hotel
    Inside the hotel Nishant Singh
  • The Oberoi Cecil -
    Vinayak mhapseker
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Reception and front office
    Reception and front office Shiv Kumar
  • The Oberoi Cecil - Balcony view
    Balcony view Shiv Kumar
  • The Oberoi Cecil - rooftop swimming pool
    rooftop swimming pool Yogesh Verma

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Destination
4.4 /5
Location
4.4 /5
Appearance
4.4 /5
Front Office
4.4 /5
Service
4.5 /5
Room
4.5 /5
Food & Drink
4.4 /5
Activities
4.1 /5

Video Reviews (2)

Soumi Saha

Delhi
18 Reviews | 3 Readers

"Room is spacious and well-maint..."

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Overall Rating
6.0 /7
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Vinayak Mhapseker

Mumbai
80 Reviews | 6946 Readers

"Good location"

00:36
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5.0 /7
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Guest Reviews


Ongole
33 Reviews | 3 Readers

Excellent services-admire the qualities of manager

7.0/7

The service at the Oberoi Cecil is exceptional, the staff literally couldn't do enough for us. Our room was beautiful, very clean and with fabulous views from the balcony. The breakfasts were superb and again with excellent service. We used the laundry service which was also excellent. A very enjoyable stay in Shimla and if we return we'll definitely return to the Oberoi. The lounge/bar area was super, with a great feel, looking up to the floors above and the skylight. The dining room was great, with superb food and the most genuinely attentive staff I have ever come across.

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67 Reviews | 9 Readers

The beautiful palace-great services

7.0/7

We stayed at this hotel while on a tour of northern states like Himachal, J&K, and Punjab. This is a most bautiful palace, it is superb you want great hospitality & amazing food, then this is your hotel to be. This was my second visit and their hospitality inspired me to write about them. I am simply awed by Oberoi's staff, what a great team you have! They cooperated in every possible way. Would like to mention a little about the chef, Mr. Raj kumar Bhatia, his gestures made it super memorable. His warmth and love showered on us would again ensure that when in Shimla, we have to stay in Cecil only. Not only a great chef but also a great human being. Thank you Oberoi team and Mr. Bhatia for their dedicated service.

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Mumbai
26 Reviews | 97 Readers

Relax Eat and Sleep

5.1/7

I booked Cecil Online. Hotel was excellent when seen on Oberoi website. I had lot of expectation. I called hotel guys about late checking, they assured that they keep room for me. View from Hotel was good. Got WiFi at rooms. @Oberoi Cecil Every one where very friendly Helped me a lot Value for the money here had good reception, rooms, restaurants, WiFi @rooms. Fully satisfied I fully recommend this place.

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98 Reviews | 741 Readers

Outstanding!

6.0/7

I stayed at Oberoi Cecil for 3 nights on a personal trip and loved the experience. Everything about this hotel was wonderful. The food was delicious. The staff was courteous and polite. The property is massive, and you can spend some good time inside the hotel in addition to exploring the city. I strongly recommend this place for a luxurious stay in Shimla.

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3 Reviews

Excellent Hotel

7.0/7

We visited Shimla in the month of January 2017. That was a family holiday trip. I booked my stay through online. The destination of the hotel was excellent. The location of the hotel was easy to reach. We can go anywhere easily from the hotel. The appearance of the hotel was good. The reception staff was provided room immediately and cooperative. The room was clean and comfortable. That was spacious and neatly maintained. They should provide activities in the hotel.

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Mumbai
88 Reviews | 13799 Readers

Excellent

6.7/7

The hotel has a certain old world charm to it - echoes of the Raj. The service is excellent and it is located pretty close to the city. Viewed from afar it almost looks European but has a decidedly Indian vibe once you are inside. It is an ideal getaway from the monotony of city life.

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Delhi
1 Review | 13 Readers

Good hotel with excellent services

5.9/7

I visited this hotel in the month of February 2017 for sightseeing visit with family. The destination was good since the places were very good. The location of this hotel was good as it was very convenient and surrounding was good. The appearance of the hotel was good as the ambience was good. The booking and front office was good since the people were very good in response. I booked this hotel through phone. The room provided to me was good since it was maintained well with good amenities. The overall services at this hotel were excellent as they were attentive and quick. Food at this hotel was excellent since the taste and quality was good. I suggest this hotel to other travellers. The overall experience was good at this hotel.

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2 Reviews | 16 Readers

Good hotel with excellent location

5.6/7

I visited the hotel in the month of May and it was a holiday trip with friends. The destination of the hotel was good especially the mall road. The location of the hotel was good and one could view entire city from the hotel. The best way to reach the hotel was by bus and car. The appearance of the hotel was good especially the interiors. Front office staff's members were professional and I had done booking through online. Rooms were excellent especially the ambience. Services were provided on time. The food was tasty and complimentary breakfast was provided by the hotel. I would like to suggest the hotel to other travellers but the hotel was expensive. The overall experience in the hotel stay was good.

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Chennai
1 Review | 14 Readers

Good hotel with required facilities and I had a pleasant stay

5.3/7

I had been to Shimla in the month of December 2016. Hotel location was good, as it was close to city. I booked it online through make my trip. Booking and front office service was good, as staff were friendly. The appearance of the hotel was good, while it was clean. The service in the hotel was very good, since the staff were helpful. The room allotted me was good, as it was well maintained. The complimentary breakfast provided in the hotel was good in taste. The destination of the hotel was excellent, as it was wonderful destination to relax. It was holiday trip with friends.

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Banda
2 Reviews | 19 Readers

Process in the reception was good

6.0/7

The destiny and location of the hotel good. The hotel is located near to the transport facility. The appearance of the hotel is good, both internally and externally. There was no delay in check in and check out. The serivce availed was quick. The room was comfortable with required amenity. Food provided to me was very good. The management did not arrange for any of the acidity. I liked the room in the hotel.

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Overview

The Oberoi Cecil is ranked #1 among the 886 hotels in Shimla with an average rating of 6.1 out of 7. It is one of the 3, 5-star Heritage Hotels in Shimla. It is part of the "Oberoi Hotels & Resorts" chain of hotels in India. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 23 photos, 179 text reviews and 2 video reviews. it is rated top for its Room, Service and Food & Drink. 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 16,700 to Rs 18,000 per night. The hotel offer 75 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 (40%) and Couple (29%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 36% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 18% have rated the ambience as relaxing.

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.

The Oberoi Cecil is located at Chaura Maidan 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), Gorton Castle (1 Km) and Army Heritage Musuem (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. It has a lovely outdoor swimming pool where you can take a quick dip or just relax your muscles after a long day of sightseeing.

Other amenities include Laundry Services, Restaurant, Room Service and Parking Facility. 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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