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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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Indoor pool
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Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Overview of The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

5.0 star property

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
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Chaura Maiden, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171 004

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationState Museum4 min walk
  • Popular LocationViceregal Lodge8 min walk
  • Popular LocationArmy Heritage Museum6 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 Viceregal Lodge and Christ Church. 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

  • Annandale - 1 min walk
  • Himachal Pradesh University - 1 min walk
  • State Museum - 4 min walk
  • Viceregal Lodge - 8 min walk
  • Army Heritage Museum - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Shimla (SLV) - 19 min drive

About this property

The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

5-star, family-friendly hotel near Mall Road
This hotel features a full-service spa, an indoor pool and a restaurant. Valet parking is free. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge and a steam room are on-site.
The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla offers 75 accommodations with minibars and a safe. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

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.

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

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Heritage Hotels of India.

Languages spoken

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 60ยฐC 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

Accessibility

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

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  • 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
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
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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Overall score and ratings

4.8

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 91 out of 102 reviews
5 - Excellent 89%
Rating 4 - Good. 9 out of 102 reviews
4 - Good 9%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 102 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 102 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 102 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.9/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
At the Cecil they make you feel like you are their only guest -- ever! It is personalized service and everyone is charming to the utmost. A weekend to remember!
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Luxury in the lap of Himalayas
Best experience. One should visit to believe it.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2021