The luxury 5-star Oberoi Cecil hotel promises exquisite accommodation and a host of excellent facilities, with unrivalled views across the valley. Perched atop a Himalayan mountainside, this historic property has plenty to offer those seeking fun and relaxation.
Located roughly 5km from Shimla city centre, and just shy of half a kilometre from Shimla Railway station, the hotel affords easy access to the surrounding area. Guests can experience an architectural heritage enriched by the colonial era, with a range of buildings in the Tudor revival and neo-gothic styles. Further attractions include the Sankat Mochan temple, the Visceral Lodge and the Mall - the latter the city's main shopping street.
The hotel occupies what was once a hill station. Built in 1884, it has been fully renovated to an exceptional level, retaining its periods features while creating great warmth and grandeur.
## Leisure Facilities
In addition to a beautiful heated indoor swimming pool, the hotel boasts a well-equipped fitness centre, a billiards room and a spa offering a variety of body and massage treatments. There is also an activity centre for children.
Measuring 23sqm, the Deluxe guestrooms are elegantly-appointed, enjoying views of the Cedar garden and the city. Employing panelling, pillars and chandeliers, their classic interior recalls the age of the Raj. Notable amenities a teak armoire with TV and DVD player, Wi-Fi and an en suite bathroom with bathtub and luxury toiletries.
## Restaurant and bar
The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, preparing a number of cuisines including Indian and Italian. Its wood panelling and chandeliers add to the venue's old-world charm. The bar is located in the five-storey Atrium lobby, offering a range of hot and cold beverages and the chance to sit in front of a roaring fire.
## Other Information
Parking is possible onsite.
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