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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Considered to be one of the best heritage hotels in Shimla, Chapslee is the former summer residence of the late Raja Charanjit Singh of Kapurthala and is now run by his grandson Kanwar Ratanjit Singh. He is fondly known as Reggie. We feel so lucky to have gotten a chance to stay at this gorgeous property. As we entered the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

nice location of hotel i enjoyed my trip at this place i booked my cab from cabblo.com and this hotel from tripadvisor they booth work good i recommend you all to to gonce in this hotel and you will like it for sure

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was an awesome experience. Enjoyed allot. Every Corner of the resort is built with most care. Staff are very helpful with a pleasing smile. I and my friends enjoyed a allot, stayed there for 3 night felt too short. Will come back again. Highly recommended

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Bethesda, MD
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We were lucky enough to have been guests at Chapslee, and it's an experience we will never forget. This is a magical place, not just a hotel. As soon as you step inside, the seduction of Chapslee begins. It feels like you have slipped back in time to another era, and you are visiting a rambling, grand manor with the...

1Thank TeresaEBethesda
Paddington, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Our stay was like a wonderful trip back in time. The home is a celebration of the history of Shimla and the Singh family. We felt pampered in a way that few experience in this day and age! We were on a tour package and specifically asked to upgrade our accommodation to the Chapslee and were very glad we did....

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Chapslee H, Owner at Chapslee, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind and pleasing review. I am so glad that you enjoyed the Chapslee experience and were able to ‘savour’ the history of Shimla through Chapslee’s life style.

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 29 January 2017

As soon as you reach Chapslee, you will be greeted by Kanwar Ratanjit Singh (fondly known as Reggie), a charming host and a perfect gentleman. A modest figure who regularly greets the tourists who flock to Chapslee, happy to answer all manner of questions from his visitors with time and courtesy. You will soon be wanting to know more about...

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Chapslee H, Owner at Chapslee, responded to this review

The life style at Chapslee takes one back a hundred years that is how my grandparents lived, as that was the style of the day. My wife and I made every effort to perpetuate the same, as the courtesy and grace of that period enticed one into a life of both leisure and pleasure. Thank you for coming to stay...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

What an unforgettable experience Chapslee is. Truly a step back in time with a marvellous host and staff. Deep snow and no electricity during our stay did not detract from the quality of service, such a contrast after the pace of Delhi. I cannot recommend it more highly.

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Chapslee H, Owner at Chapslee, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind and thoughtful review, of your exceptional experience being mired in snow, without electricity !! Very fortunately, the firewood lasted till after you had left. I cannot express my gratitude enough and thank you for taking in your stride or extra ordinary conditions that prevailed. In appreciation, your erstwhile host.

Chandigarh, India
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Reminds you of a different era with its colonial character. The staff were great and made our stay enjoyable with their prompt service.The city centre isn't far and easily accessible. But what makes this hotel special honestly is the colonial feel of it coupled with the service. Full marks to the management. Recommended hotel anytime

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Chapslee H, Owner at Chapslee, responded to this review

Thank you, Sir, for your very kind and complimentary review. I have done everything possible to keep 'Chapslee'I in its original condition ; the Décor, the style and flavour, the service, crockery, cutlery, glass, the very ambience........... I am só happy to learn that you have appreciated my effort.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Having seen this house in a documentary some years ago about the Kalka to Shimla railway it somehow stuck in my mind. Having decided to take a luxury break in India this year it came to light again when looking for accommodation. Booking was fairly straightforward and completed by email. The hosts are keen to know something about their guests...

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Chapslee H, Owner at Chapslee, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I am so pleased to learn that your stay at Chapslee was a memorable one and that you enjoyed the new year'se eve party. Incidentally, you looked very smart in evening dress !!!

Reviewed 20 January 2017

Chapslee is an amazing, very unique experience! It was awesome staying there through our 3 days holiday in Shimla. We were a group of 13, and took up the entire place. With 5 bedrooms and a couple of extra beds, it was a very comfortable stay. The rooms are huuugee with the furniture and fittings maintained in their old regal...

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Chapslee H, Owner at Chapslee, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your heart warming, wonderful review. I wish all my guests wrote in your charming style ! It was a pleasure hosting u all and I hope you shall come again .

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Chapslee

Address: Chapslee, Shimla 171001, India
Region: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla District > Shimla
Price Range: $424 - $472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Chapslee Hotel Shimla
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Shimla
#5 Family Hotel in Shimla
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“Standard rooms are huge and gorgeous, but they do have twin beds pushed together. The suites are gorgeous with king size beds.”
TeresaEBethesda, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Chose rooms on down floor which are really pleasant and quite.”
sankarsripada, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Look out for the luxury and deluxe suites on the first floor facing the valley”
Renuka_Lewis, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great...stay an one more day than your plans have scheduled!”
  • Breakfast Room
  • Enterance living room
  • Enterance living room
MaynardImages, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is a bedroom downstairs called The Pink Room which would be good for those with walking difficulties”
EileenF712, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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