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Hotels in Shimla

Shimla offers an endearing combination of snow-covered peaks, clear blue sky, green pines, woods and vibrant roofs which have made it one of the most popular tourist destinations of India. Apart from the stunning landscapes, the city encloses buildings with colonial architecture depicting the history of India. This beautiful hill station is also a home to educational institutions, museums, religious temples and churches that attract tourists in large number throughout the year. The high number of tourist footfall can also be gauged by the presence of numerous hotels in Shimla, the city offers a range of accommodations varying from luxury hotels to hostels, lavish resorts to comfortable homestays and cottages. Goibibo is one such platform that will bring forth all the best options for you at one place and let you book the most suitable one with the best deals and offers.

For a luxurious stay you can choose among the 5 star hotels in Shimla, Radisson Jass, Marina -Shimla First Designer Boutique Hotel, The Oberoi Cecil, Clarkes Hotel and some others. Other than the 5 star hotels, you can also opt for staying at resorts in Shimla. Snow Valley Resort, Koti Resorts, Kamna Hill Resorts, Marigold Sarovar Portico and several others. These hotels and resorts are equipped with the amenities that can provide you with a lavish stay and delight you with quality services offered by them.

Usually, the tourists prefer to stay around the Mall Road, which lies at the heart of the city and has an abundance of hotels, shops, cafes and restaurants. Hotel Shingar, Hotel Silverline, Hotel Willow Banks, Hotel Combermere are some of the good hotels in Shimla Mall Road.

When these top-notch options fall heavy on your pocket, you can look out for some budget hotels in Shimla that can suit your budget. Hotel Sansar, Auckland Hotel, Hotel White, Hotel Sunrise, Hotel Dreamland and several others can serve your purpose rightly. Another best option for your accommodation can be homestays and cute wooden cottages in the city.

You can expect a calm environment, beautiful gardens, spacious rooms and great mountain views while choosing homestays in Shimla as your accommodation. To name a few homestays that can be your preference to include are Verma Homestay, Kufri Greens Homestay, L R Heights Homestay, Ridge View Homestay etc. Also, Wood Vista, Pine Cottage Estate by Boho, Alpine Stone Cottage, Cedar Cottage are some of the cottages in Shimla that can be chosen as per your preferences. You can read customer reviews and ratings, check the pictures of the property on the Goibibo App and book your accommodation through it easily.

While heading out to explore the charm of Shimla, some of the must-visit tourist spots for you can be Jakhoo Hill & Temple which will serve a dual purpose of experiencing an adventurous trek and worshipping the historic Hanuman statue, The Scandal Point Ridge to capture and witness spectacular sunrise and sunset, Annadale for golf lovers, Naldehra and Shaily peak, Chadwick Falls and the famous Mall Road. The Shimla State Museum, Christ Church, Viceregal Lodge are some of the captivating historical buildings that you can visit.

Shopping is invariably enjoyed by the tourists and Shimla has markets such as Tibetan Market, Lakkar Bazar and Mall Road from where you can shop for Himachal handicraft products, woven carpets, hats, woollen wears, wooden home pieces and some beautiful jewellery. One of the best ways to experience the local culture of any place you visit is to savour the local dishes. On your trip to Shimla, you can try the Himachali cuisine and some popular dishes such as Channa Madra, Siddu, Sepu Badi Madra and others too.

With the ease of hotel booking through the Goibibo App, you are halfway through having a peaceful trip to Shimla.

There are few more popular cities near Shimla, which travellers also visit while visiting Shimla. Some of these are Chandigarh, Narkanda, Manali, Solan, Chail and Barot. You can find huge variety of Hotels in these cities on Goibibo platform right from Budget Hotels to Luxury Hotels. So if you are planning to visit these cities from Shimla then you can easily book Hotels in Kasauli, Hotels in Barot, Hotels in Chandigarh, Hotels in Chail, Hotels in Narkanda, Hotels in Manali and Hotels in Solan from Goibibo at best prices and discounts.

Lying at the height of 2200m (7238ft), Shimla is home to vivid markets, pristine forests, crystal-white snow, welcoming weather, and the overwhelming hotels in Shimla. Spanning over an area of 25 sq km, due to its pleasantly cold weather, Shimla was the summer capital of British-colonised India.

Shimla has something for everyone, making it a popular tourist destination. Shimla offers ice skating, trekking & hiking, camping, and horse riding for the thrill-seekers. Nature lovers can go birdwatching in the magnificent hills, visit Chadwick falls, explore the Himalayan Nature Park, and travel on the toy train between Shimla and Kalka. To understand the soul of Shimla, you can visit Tara Devi Temple, Jakhoo Temple, Kalibari Temple, Gurudwara Sahib, and the Christ Church.

You can also find unparalleled wood artwork at the Lakkar Bazaar and buy lifelong souvenirs at Mall Road. Tourists want to know the history and culture of the places they visit. To explore Shimla in a profound way, you need to understand its diverse traditions and history. You can visit the Shimla State Museum and Army Heritage Museum to get a complete insight into Shimla.

Magical Hotels in Shimla
Luxury hotels in Shimla bestow majestic views, elegant rooms, classy interiors, relaxing spas, and luscious food. If you stay at hotels like Wildflower Hall, Welcomhotel by ITC Hotels, and The Orchid Hotel, you can feast on international & traditional cuisine, drink at the bar, relish scenic views, and work out in the fitness centre.
Boutique hotels in Shimla are a tourist’s paradise – hallucinating-good landscape, super luxurious rooms and suites, and restaurants with mouth-watering food – these are a few of the many awesome facilities provided by boutique Shimla hotels. Clarkes Hotel, The Oaktree House, and WoodVista Cottages are the boutique hotels in Shimla that work to give you the best experience at affordable prices.

Budget Shimla hotels save you from burning a hole in your pocket for cosy stays. Budget hotels in Shimla like Hotel Silverine, Sunrise Villa, and Hotel Fairmount offer luxury-like stays for the lowest price. These hotels have trailblazing rooms with spectacular balconies and terrace views. Other facilities include a complimentary breakfast buffet, elementary room service, and efficient laundry service.

Best Luxury Hotels
Overlooking the forests of pine and deodar, the luxury hotels in Shimla offer rooftop dining and bars for people to feel nature better. The soothing indoor pool and hot tub found in luxury Shimla Hotels ensure that your mind is clear of negativity. The recreational spas of these hotels offer calmness and serenity, providing much-needed, more profound peace. Taj Theog Resort & Spa, Radisson Hotel Shimla, and Woodays Resort are the prime places in Shimla for luxurious stays.

Best Boutique Hotels
Boutique hotels in Shimla combine luxury with affordability, making them the most visited hotels. The rooms and upgraded suites in the boutique hotels in Shimla grant raw views of nature. To add to the grandness, these hotels offer appetising cuisines, retiring spas, and other prominent recreational facilities. If you plan to stay at boutique hotels in Shimla, Woodsmoke Resort & Spa, Hotel Surya, and Springfields are some of the best options.

Best Budget Hotels
If you are looking for cheap stays with necessary facilities like elegant rooms, elementary room service, and wifi, then budget hotels in Shimla would satisfy your needs. Other than these primary amenities, budget hotels in Shimla like Backwoods BnB, Hotel Sukh Sagar, and Hotel Chaman Palace also offer complimentary breakfast, hill views, and access to markets.

Top Areas to Stay
Mall Road and Jakhu Hill are the two busiest areas of Shimla because of the scenic beauty, live bazaars, and other thrilling adventures.

Mall Road is the primary spot of Shimla, with every tourist passing through it. From expensive wooden artefacts to cheap goods, from sophisticated restaurants to mouth-watering street food, the area near Mall Road covers everything. Honeymoon Inn Shimla, Clarkes Hotel, and The Thistle Lodge are some of the good hotels in Shimla near Mall Road.
The area near Jakhu Hill hosts marvellous religious architectures like the Christ Church, Kali Bari Temple, and Jakhu Temple. Jakhu Hill area is also home to several museums and the Indian Institute of Advanced Study. Moreover, you can indulge in adventure activities like trekking, hiking, and ice skating in this area. Hotel Sangeet, Bridge View Regency, and Hotel Willow Banks are some of the ideal hotels in Shimla to spend your vacation near Jakhu Hill.

Best Places to Stay in Shimla for Couples and Solo Travellers
Shimla, situated in the high mountains, is already a romantic destination. However, to increase the magnitude of love in the air, some hotels in Shimla provide a suitable atmosphere. For a couple, the perfect environment is loving, safe, romantic, and calm. 

These hotels offer deluxe suites with unparalleled views of the mountains, an open-air international restaurant, poolside bar, and kid’s playroom to their guests. The Oberoi Cecil, Larisa Shimla, and Zion Shimla are among the great choices for couple hotels in Shimla.

Solo travellers want an atmosphere that is exciting yet calm, amazing yet subtle, and busy yet silent. Hotels in Shimla with private pools, common lounges, restaurants, in-house dining, and common fitness rooms provide the exact same environment. Radisson Jass Shimla, Summit Le Royale, and Shimla Havens Resort are the hotels in Shimla that would increase your solo-travelling experience tenfold.

Best Ski Hotels in Shimla
A 30-min ride from Shimla, Kufri popularises itself as the hill station with exciting winter sports like skiing and tobogganing. To add to the fun, you can also enjoy Horse and Yak rides that offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The ski hotels in Shimla offer exceptional panoramic views of the snow-capped mountains through private suites. You can stroll in the high forests, experience exquisite tea & coffee, or immerse yourself in the heavenly food at these hotels. With upgraded suites, you can get additional dining space, a kitchenette, a separate living room, and a balcony with hypnotising views. Wrapped with sky-high mountains and filled with best-in-class facilities, the best ski hotels in Shimla are Radisson Kufri, Hotel Royal Tulip Shimla, Galleu Hill Resort, and Sterling Kufri.

What are the most offbeat places to stay in Shimla?
Refusing to follow the rules, the offbeat hotels in Shimla offer a bold and soothing environment. Deliberately preserving the heritage of Shimla, these offbeat hotels provide a raw and realistic look into Shimla’s culture.

Vipul Home Stay, one of the offbeat hotels in Shimla, offers fully-furnished apartments with a private bathroom, kitchenette, and a balcony. With hills all around, one can’t find a view as marvellous as the views from this hotel. For a real dive into nature and its serenity, Vipul HomeStay is the perfect destination for explorers.

Hotel Rajat enlists itself among the offbeat hotels in Shimla because of its unique hut-shaped cosy rooms that offer a traditional and down-to-earth experience. Featuring an in-house restaurant, quick room service, and complimentary breakfast, Hotel Rajat speaks for itself.

Hassan Valley Ananta Inn stands between the high forests, making it one of the hotels in Shimla surrounded by greenery. You can have a candlelight dinner under the stars, roam in the jungle, trek on the hills, and gossip with your buddies on Bonfire. 

Best Time to Visit Shimla
As the summer starts, it appears as if the ice melts and gives birth to the profound city of Shimla. With temperatures between 16-18 deg Celsius, Shimla suffers fewer heat waves than other cities. To escape the scorching heat, tourists who arrive at Shimla are welcomed by its pleasant environment. Between March and June, you can celebrate Holi, Baisakhi, the Sipi Fair, and the Shimla Summer Festival, which includes national and international artistic performances. However, since winter sports are temporarily closed, you can enjoy parasailing, trekking, hiking, rafting, and many others.

Between July and September, Shimla receives heavy rainfall, and therefore, all major activities are disrupted. However, the falling rain brings joy to nature lovers. During the monsoons, the trees and hills of Shimla shine brighter than anything else. Since most of the recreational activities stop during monsoons, tourists stop coming to Shimla, and if you are looking for a budget vacation, this is your best chance!

The winters bring chilly winds to the streets of Shimla, and from November to January, Shimla is home to snow and cold air. You can skate on the ice, ski in the snow, throw snowballs at your friends, or make your snowman when you are in Shimla during winter. You can also experience the mesmerising Shimla Winter Carnival and celebrate Diwali, Navratri, Bhoj Fair, Lohri, and Christmas during this time.

Best Time: The best time to visit Shimla is May to Mid-July and December to January.
 
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Shimla has 156 in Hotel, 85 in Homestay, 34 in BnB, 15 in Resort, 8 in Apartment, 7 in Villa, 5 in Guest House, 3 in Apart-hotel, 3 in Cottage, 1 in Hostel for booking.
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What are the branded hotels in Shimla?

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Shimla has 32 branded hotel chains including 10 in Oyo Rooms, 5 in Treebo Hotels, 4 in Internal Chain, 2 in The Oberoi Group, 2 in Pearl And Himshri. Other than these branded Shimla hotels you can also choose your stay from popular non-branded hotels.
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Which location have largest number of hotels in Shimla?

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Largest numbers of hotels includes 50 in Near Shimla Train Station, 44 in Mall Road, 28 in Bemloi, 28 in Cart Road, 27 in Kachi Ghatti.
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Some popular places or landmark in Shimla are 298 near Shimla Old Bus Stand, 298 near Viceregal Lodge, 297 near The Mall, 297 near ISBT Shimla, 297 near Shimla Airport.
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Goibibo has wide range of hotels for unmarried couples in Shimla.Some popular hotels among couples are Asia The Dawn, Woodville Palace - A Heritage Since 1938, Hotel Eve , Hotel Crystal Palace, Hotel de Park. Book your Shimla hotel after reading thousands of guest reviews.
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Shimla hotels starts from ₹259.
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Total 318 properties are available for Shimla room booking. Out of which 10 hotels are 5 Star, 38 hotels are 4 Star, 130 hotels are 3 Star, 270 hotels are Budget Hotels.
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Some popular budget hotels in Shimla are Hotel Grace, Hotel Samrat SS, Honeymoon Inn, Sterling Legacy Shimla, Hotel Snowflake.

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