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Clarkes Hotel

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The Mall, Shimla 171001 India See on map
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Breakfast included
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5 Star accommodation
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All reviews heritage hotel old world charm oberoi group high court building premier room upgraded to a suite charming hotel hot water bottles dining hall dressing room sitting room bygone era the general manager location is excellent f b buffet breakfast rooms are large
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Clarkes in Shimla is not for the feint hearted! We were placed here by the tour operator instead of Hotel Cecil which they told us had been double booked. Only problem was my husband is disabled. There are a LOT OF STAIRS. No lifts. Saying...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Trip Advisor Member, I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. The team strives to deliver the best experiences and extremely grateful when these are being recognized. Your comments about...More

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Reviewed November 3, 2018

The management and long time staff do an exemplary job here. Very professional. Our lovely room (which I am sure was graciously upgraded from what I paid) was so clean and large, with soft carpeting, that my husband and I could simultaneously perform our ground...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes HotelResponded November 4, 2018

Dear Trip Advisor Member, I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. The team strives to deliver the best experiences and extremely grateful when these are being recognized. Your comments about...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Clarkes is an excellent hotel for a number of reasons. Its location is superb. It is on the pedestrianised Mall Road, but at the quiet end. Cars can only access a lower road, so your luggage is manhandled up a long stairway. Thankfully their staff...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Trip Advisor Member, I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. The team strives to deliver the best experiences and extremely grateful when these are being recognized. Your comments about...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

The biggest positive is the location of the hotel. Its just at the starting point of the Mall Road. Its an Oberoi managed property so you can surely expect excellent hospitality and extremely warm staff. The rooms are a bit smaller than a standard size...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear Trip Advisor Member, I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable stay and it was a pleasure to be at your service. The team strives to deliver the best experiences and extremely grateful when these are being recognized. Your comments about...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Clarke’s was intended to be a stopover before we proceeded to the wildflower hall in shimla. But it turned out to be just as fabulous. The hotel is located on mall road which makes it very accessible. We were upgraded to a suite room when...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Description
Located on the Shimla Mall Road, Clarkes Hotel is an oasis of calm on the bustling promenade. This Heritage hotel has recently been upgraded to Grand Heritage category and is one of the oldest hotels in Shimla. More Clarkes is known for its architecture dating from the colonial era. The hotel is within walking distance of Shimla attractions - Gaiety Theatre, Groton Castle, Museum, Rothney Castle, Viceregal Lodge, Churches and other Colonial era buildings. Clarkes Hotel embodies the elegance and charm of yesteryear, with modern conveniences of today. The hotel maintains the highest levels of service and has all the amenities, facilities and levels of comfort you would expect from a hotel of this class. Clarkes Hotel is just 10 minutes from Shimla Station. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Pool
Awards & Recognition
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Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
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Hotel Style
Business
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Luxury
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
32
Price range
US$98 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shimla Clarkes Hotel
Location
India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla District > Shimla
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Business
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
32
Price range
US$98 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shimla Clarkes Hotel
Location
India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla District > Shimla
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950sweetyg
December 12, 2018|
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Response from Clarkes-Shimla | Property representative |
Dear Trip advisor member, We have a gala dinner priced at INR 3850 plus 28% taxes per person along with live music and DJ on 31st December, 2018. A prior reservation is needed for the same.
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draloktripathi
October 31, 2018|
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Response from jugalbpgohain | Reviewed this property |
The hotel can arrange taxi service. It is better to talk to the hotel directly
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Sanmitaar
September 8, 2018|
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Response from Clarkes-Shimla | Property representative |
Dear Tripadvisor member, We provide extra beds for Children in the Premier rooms or the suites. Please share your email address and stay dates so that the rates can be shared accordingly.
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Room Tips
"No lifts lots of stairs loved the suite which was huge"
Llwyngwril
3 days ago
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"All the rooms are great !!!!"
kenf2696
1 week ago
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"We had room 25 next to th3 restaurant but a lovely room."
DavidB187055
1 week ago
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"If you need to, ask about stairs - no lift in the premises"
Capability186463
Nov. 8, 2018
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