The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

During the times of the British Raj, this was the most exclusive of hotels in Shimla, known for its fabulous ballroom dances and fashionable clientele. 130 years later, our restored luxury heritage hotel retains much of its colonial charm.

Located at the quieter end of the bustling Mall Road, near the Viceroy Lodge, The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla is announced by a crisp, white facade and smart, green terrace railings. Inside, a lobby punctuated with marble fireplaces leads guests to a comfortable lounge, which is lit from above by a skylight that spans the length and breadth of the hotel’s signature atrium.

Guests looking for a luxury dining restaurant in Shimla will be delighted by our main restaurant. This restored grand ballroom now serves a wide range of fine international, pan-Indian and local Himachali dishes, complimented by our legendary service and warm hospitality. The private dining room is perfect for a romantic dinner for two.

Enjoy a meal which is specially designed for you in our kitchen.

The Oberoi Cecil have their own green patch where they grow fresh supplies for the kitchen.

Picture Courtesy: Alison Simpson

Relax at the gorgeous lounge with a cup of your favourite brews.

Enjoy your favourite drink at the bar.

Nestled in the mountainside, The Oberoi Spa in Shimla offers a wide range of Eastern, Western and signature Oberoi treatments, accompanied by fantastic views. It is a wonderful setting to refresh after a fulfilling day exploring the colonial town and Shimla valley. Guests with children can rest assured that while relaxing here, their children will be having fun and making friends in our supervised Children’s Activity Centre.

We offer all guests complimentary access to high speed Internet for up to four devices. Guests who book in advance and directly with us can also enjoy special rates, exclusive privileges and hotel offers. Relax with loved ones on a specially curated family holiday or a romantic honeymoon. Stay with Oberoi Hotels & Resorts in Shimla for an unforgettable experience. The guests can choose from:

  • Deluxe Room
  • Luxury Room
  • Premiere Valley View Room
  • Deluxe Suite
  • Luxury Suite

Take a dip in the temperature controlled pool and relax.

The spa at the Oberoi Cecil offers some of the most relaxing therapies. Visit it after a day of trekking, to soothe yourself.

Address :

The Oberoi Cecil
Chaura Maidan
Shimla – 171 004
Himachal Pradesh, India

Distance from the airport and the railway station :

Chandigarh airport is four hours’ drive from The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla. The roads are picturesque, windy and the views along the way simply spectacular.The airport offers daily connections to Delhi and Mumbai. It also has flights to the major cities in Asia, Europe and America.

There are regular trains from Chandigarh railway station to all the major cities in India. Please be advised that trains can be fully booked weeks in advance.

Weather :

Shimla is known for its mild summers and long, chilly winters.

Winter in Shimla lasts from November to February, during which time temperatures can drop to 19°F (-7 °C) and snowfall is likely.

Shimla’s pleasant spring and summer lasts from March until June. Temperatures average 59 °F and 81 °F (15-27°C), with nights still getting chilly.

During the monsoon and autumn season (July to October), temperatures can range between 59 °F and 77 °F (15°C and 25°C).

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