233 East Erie Street, Chicago, IL 60611 USA    
     The Oberoi Cecil Shimla

Rating: Heritage

Hotel Description

The Oberoi Cecil is a Grand Heritage Hotel. The Oberoi Cecil is very much a part of Shimla’s colonial history. The hotel has been restored to its original grandeur with wood floors, period furniture, crackling fires and an inviting ambience. Built around a beautiful atrium, the rooms offer splendid views of the mountains and valleys. Built in 1884 as a Himalayan hill station, the hotel has been extensively renovated and reopened in 1997. With fabulous views across the valley, The Oberoi Cecil is a perfect base from which to explore the spectacular mountain scenery, cedar forests and ancient monasteries of this world famous destination. The Oberoi Cecil is within walking distance of the famous Vice Regal Lodge, former summer residence of the Viceroy of India.

The Oberoi Cecil's classically elegant interiors with paneling, pillars and chandeliers recall the days of the Raj. Many rooms at The Oberoi Cecil have views across the valley and snow covered peaks of the Himalayas. The bathrooms include a vanity counter, a bathtub and come with deluxe ayurvedic toiletries. These air-conditioned rooms are classified as: Deluxe Room, Premier Room, Deluxe Suites, Luxury Suite.

Restaurants & Bar  
Cedar Garden: The outdoor restaurant at the Oberoi Cecil offers a light menu with a range of snack and drinks. Enjoy a light meal here from 11 am to 3 pm.
The Tea Lounge and Bar: The Lounge is located in the 5 storey Atrium Lobby and also has a Bar. Guests can also enjoy tea or a quiet drink in front of a roaring fire. The Tea Lounge and Bar offers service from 11 am to 11 pm.
The Restaurant: The Restaurant at the Oberoi Cecil offers a selection of European and Asian dishes. Special rates for children apply at mealtimes. It offers a variety of Indian, Continental, Italian and Regional cuisines and is open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Its wood panelling and chandeliers add to its old-world elegance and charm.

Facilities & Services
The Cecil offers an extensive ‘menu' of relaxing and reviving massages and beauty treatments. Aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, Balinese, Hawaiian and Thai massage all feature, along with Chakra Head and Shoulder Massage and facials. It has also a gymnasium.

The Oberoi Cecil is just 10 minutes from Shimla Station and 45 minutes from Jubbarhatti Airport.


Chaura Maidan,