The Oberoi Cecil

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Mon, 12 Dec – Tue, 13 Dec (1 Night)  |  1 Room  |  1 Guest

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Overall Rating

4.5 / 5

(based on 5 review(s))

Rating Summary

  • Comfort5
  • Facilities Available5
  • Value for money5
  • 4.8
  • 4.8
  • 3.8
  • N

    Excellent!

    by nitin gohal on 30-11-2014

  • K

    Excellent!

    by Karan on 02-10-2014

    Had a very pleasant stay. Valley view room provided a really good view and was quite big. The food at the restaurant was really nice and Punjabi thali is a must try.

  • P

    Very Good!

    by Mr Puneet Garg on 01-07-2014

    It was all ok

  • S

    Excellent!

    by shilesh on 16-06-2014

    It was all ok

  • M

    Very Good!

    by Mr. Karanbir Singh Osahan on 13-06-2014

    Although the experience at Oberoi was wonderful,still the hotel lacks in providing many things...... The king size bed which was provided to us had so soft mattresses which made us have sleepless nights and on the last night our grievance was finally resolved. As far as the staff is concerned,all of them were very courteous,soft and helpful who took extra care of us. The best part of the Hotel is the activity area for kids & the swimming pool along with its instructor who could probably lend all he had to teach swimming to the guests, this feature makes the Hotel distinct. The other thing is the lesser variety of dishes in the buffet... But on the whole the experience at Hotel Oberoi was wonderful.



  • Overall Rating

    4.5 The Oberoi Cecil

    (based on 1383 reviews)

  • Traveller Rating

    • Terrible 7
    • Poor 9
    • Average 39
    • Very Good 221
    • Excellent 1107
  • Rating Summary

    • Location 4.5
    • Sleep Quality 4.5
    • Rooms 4.5
    • Service 5.0
    • Value 4.5
    • Cleanliness 5.0

  • Simply stunning

    by Loveoftravel1234 on December 3, 2016

    An absolutely beautiful, timeless hotel in an incredible location. The beauty of the property is only surpassed by the service - truly wonderful and a great pleasure to have experienced. I have left a separate review for the restaurant, Indian food at its finest...

  • Fabulous hotel and right up there with the best Oberois

    by Marchinglobsters on December 2, 2016

    We had a lovely room overlooking the valley on the third floor. Great bathroom and very comfortable bed. The restaurant was located on the floor below the bar lounge and the food is a mixture of a la carte and buffet. The food was really excellent and the service very special. Rajkumar Bhatia and his brigade in the kitchen are very good, the food was most unusual and I had the best curries in India here. The indoor pool was excellent and is 25m. The hotel is very well located for visiting Shimla only about 15 minutes walk away - but watch out for monkeys! Well done Oberoi Cecil.

  • A superb hotel in a stunning location.

    by BobSylv on December 2, 2016

    We stayed at the Oberoi Cecil as part of our Riviera Travel holiday in India. The welcome extended to our party after a 5 hour journey on the "Toy Train" was faultless. The building exudes opulance, with luxury everywhere you look . The rooms are very comfortable, the food is excellent and the service second to none. Watch out for monkeys in Shimla.

  • Outstanding hotel

    by Trevor S on December 1, 2016

    Hotel is the best! Wonderful accommodation; exceptional service - friendly, attentive staff; food/room service is second to none; pool is lovely and warm; drivers are great, cars are clean; everything A1

  • Staggeringly beautiful and luxurious hotel -shame about the muzak

    by ChrisJS51 on November 30, 2016

    A throwback to the days of he Raj, a utterly beautiful and luxurious hotel. We stopped only for lunch on a day trip to Shimla and were initially struck by the ambience created by having Beethoven's 5th piped around the lower floors of the hotel - including the toilets! We soon realised, however, that we were hearing only the first movement - over and over again. Despite the problems with obtaining cash in India, you would have though they would have been able to change just 1000 rupees to pay for the drinks at lunch - but they couldn't (or rather, surely, wouldn't). By the way - the (just short of) 1000 rupees - more than 12 sterling - was for three small bottles of mineral water!!!

  • Away from the front door and suggest from floor three up

    by Marchinglobsters on December 2, 2016

  • Rooms at the rear are quieter.

    by BobSylv on December 2, 2016

  • Try to get a room that is not overlooking the road

    by Richard_Harpum on November 24, 2016

  • Definitely in the main building served by a lift

    by nutkins47 on November 15, 2016

  • Valley view room

    by billbobaggins999 on November 11, 2016

Hotel Amenities

  • General

  • Health club
  • Book Shop
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Suitable for children
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Beauty Services
  • Newspaper
  • Gardens
  • Shopping on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Steam room
  • Services

  • Gift shops or news-stand
  • Front desk
  • Lounge
  • Travel counter
  • Concierge
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Airport transportation
  • Banquet facilities
  • Babysitting or child care
  • Business center
  • Medical services
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • WIFI
  • Room service
  • Media & Entertainment

  • Internet Access
  • Living Area

  • Fire Place
  • Activities

  • Fitness Centre
  • Library
  • Full Services Health Spa
  • Massage
  • Pool Table
  • Outdoors

  • Swimming pool
  • Dining

  • Tea Coffee Maker
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Food & Beverages

  • Breakfast Services
  • Coffee shop or cafe

Room Amenities

  • Services

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Complimentary newspaper(M-F)
  • Housekeeping
  • Slippers
  • Wakeup-calls
  • Wheelchair accessibility-Room
  • Room heater
  • Handicap accessible rooms
  • Bottle opener,Wardrobe, water
  • Bottled/drinking water
  • Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Primium bathrooms
  • Toothbrush/Razor on request
  • Conditioner
  • Shower Caps
  • Attached Bathroom
  • Others

  • Bottled water in room(complimentary)
  • Extra towels,linens,bedding
  • Iron/ironing board(on request)
  • Cribs available
  • Turndown service
  • Welcome amenities
  • window opens
  • H/C running water
  • Temperature Control
  • Moisturiser
  • Media & Entertainment

  • DVD player
  • Internet access-surcharge
  • Internet access-wireless
  • Multi-line phone
  • Premium TV channels
  • Global Direct Dial
  • Dining

  • Minibar
  • Tea Coffee Maker
  • Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway beds
  • Reading lamps
  • Living Area

  • Separate sitting area
  • Desk
  • General

  • Central Air Conditioning

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in
    From 2:00 PM
  • Check-out
    Until 12:00 AM
  • Rooms
    75
  • Floors
    5
  • Cancellation/prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please check what room conditions may apply when selecting your room above.

  • The primary guest must be at least 18 years of age to check into this hotel.
  • As per Government regulations, It is mandatory for all guests above 18 years of age to carry a valid photo identity card & address proof at the time of check-in. In case, check-in is denied by the hotel due to lack of required documents, you cannot claim for the refund & the booking will be considered as NO SHOW.
  • Unless mentioned, the tariff does not include charges for optional room services (such as telephone calls, room service, mini bar, snacks, laundry etc). In case, such additional charges are levied by the hotel, we shall not be held responsible for it.
  • All hotels charge a compulsory Gala Dinner Supplement on Christmas and New Year's eve. Other special supplements may also be applicable during festival periods such as Dusshera, Diwali etc. Any such charge would have to be cleared directly at the hotel.
  • In case of an increase in the hotel tariff (for example, URS period in Ajmer or Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri) the customer is liable to pay the difference if the stay period falls during these dates.
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  • How do I pay for the gala dinner?

    Gala dinner charges which are applicable for Christmas and New Year dates would be extra and payable directly to the hotel. Please check with the hotel directly for more information on the same.