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1 room, 2 adults

The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, Shimla, India

5-star5 stars
Chaura Maiden, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171 004, India

Mountain hotel with spa, near Mall Road
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Fantastic service
Great pool
Awesome vibe
Great room

The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, Shimla, India

from NZ$315
  • Premier Room, Valley View
  • Luxury Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Luxury Suite
  • Deluxe Suite

What’s around The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, Shimla, India


  • Heart of Shimla
  • Mall Road - 22 min walk
  • Shimla Mall - 26 min walk
  • State Museum - 4 min walk
  • Viceregal Lodge - 8 min walk
  • Gaiety Theater - 26 min walk
  • Himachal Pradesh University - 26 min walk
  • Christ Church - 27 min walk

Getting around

  • Shimla (SLV) - 19 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 75 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details. 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.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Free children's club


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas *

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free valet parking

  • Free nearby parking


  • Area shuttle *

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Health club
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Steam room
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1884
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hindi

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


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.


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

The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, Shimla, India’s small print

Also known as

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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.

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.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 7500
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 7500.00

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of INR 1500 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of INR 3000 per vehicle (roundtrip)

WiFi is available in public areas for INR 1000 per day (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in guestrooms for INR 1000 per day (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in public areas for INR 1000 per day (rates may vary)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, Shimla, India

  • Is there a pool at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla?
    Yes, there's an indoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla?
    Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is INR 3000 per vehicle roundtrip.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla?
    You can check in from 2 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.8 From 25 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Luxury Comfort and Care. That’s Cecil!!!
We were together with family including senior citizens. The hotel is extremely luxurious and comfortable. The staff is very friendly, caring and helpful. They took proactive and extra care of everybody. Food was awesome and you can customise what you want. Overall we had a fantastic stay and would like to come back again.
in4 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing hotel
Amazing hotel and amazing staff. Huge thanks to Prateek who made our trip memorable. Little extra touches mean a lot.
Vishali, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing.good hospitality,service was delayed a couple of times, poo is big,nice spa food was nice but there were not many options in the buffet, rest was good
Prashant, in2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Historic Hotel in Shimla
Great hotel, very historic in the heart of Shimla. Recommended to hire a guide that can take you to the interesting spots in town and share knowledge about the history of Shimla.
Pietro, us4 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing trip , very comfortable , very smiling staff with a yes to every demand
ADS, in1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great birthday weekend
Fantastic weekend in shimla at oberoi Cecil. The service was amazing. The front desk manager urvi and chef raj Kumar treated us very special. The meals were tailored to our needs.
Nasreen, my3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Leisure trip
Very courteous n freindly staff
Raj kumar, in2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
The property to stay in when in Shimla
The Cecil is a lovey property in the heart of Shimla. The staff was helpful and courteous. We adored our stay. Thank you to Jatin for his outstanding service in the restaurant. Also to Mr. Sharma for attending to us during our stay.
Leti, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Pleasant and outstanding service
Enjoyed Cecil tremendously! The staff is courteous and helpful. We will certainly return when in Shimla again.
Leti, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Just Amazing
It has been amazing experience since the time we checked-in. The staff is really helpful and delighted to welcome us. The property is just superb. Overall it's worth the experience.
Vikas, in2 night family trip

The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, Shimla, India

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