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Clarkes Hotel

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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. 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.
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We stayed 2 nights in this hotel in a Premier Room, so had a Sitting room as well as a large bedroom - Fabulous. The location as other reviewers have stated is perfect for the Mall and Bazaar, on a hill with admittedly a lot of steps up from where the taxi is allowed to drop
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I reviewed this hotel last year on 26 December when I and my family stayed here for the first time and that too on our first ever visit to Shimla. My previous review summed up our amazing experience. We again visited Shimla a few days back and stayed at this hotel twice over (on
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Response from Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes Hotel
Responded 29 Dec 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 all the services extended are truly cherished. We look forward to welcome you back to Clarkes on your return to Shimla. Warm Regards, Pooja Bhondekar pooja.bhondekar@clarkesshimla.com
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We had booked 3 nights at this very conveniently placed hotel for the Mall and bazzar. Unfortunately the hotel was pretty full and we hadn't booked a delux room. We hadn't expected to have a room with no windows and therefore no view. The staff were very pleasant about it but
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Response from Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes Hotel
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Trip advisor member, I thank you for taking the time out and sharing your review on TripAdvisor. Its delightful to learn that you enjoyed our services, food and your experience at the bar. I thank you for your kind words about the team. Such words mean a lot to us and motivate us to do even better! On a different note, I’m also regretful that we could not provide you with an upgrade to a higher category room due to non- availability of rooms during your stay dates. I truly wish we had any other category to offer you, which would have made your stay even more enjoyable with us. I have also taken a note of your concern with the hotel not being equipped with an elevator. I’m certain we will be able to address this need whenever our beloved ‘Grand Heritage Hotel’ goes under renovation in future. Thank you for staying with at Clarkes hotel and we trust that we will get to welcome you back to experience our hospitality! Warm Regards, Pooja Bhondekar pooja.bhondekar@clarkesshimla.com
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The hotel location, amazing staff and facilities were just fantastic. The location was central and within walking distance of lots of special places in Shimla. The room was well presented, clean and with a spectacular view. The restaurant was great (dinner and breakfast each
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Response from Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Trip advisor member, I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable meal 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 the room food & services extended are truly cherished. We look forward to welcome you back to Clarkes on your return to Shimla. Warm Regards, Pooja Bhondekar pooja.bhondekar@clarkesshimla.com
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Just went to this hotel for a group lunch, food was good and the staff all attentive and nice. Be warned those of you with breathing problems, there are steps, a LOT of steps and something I overlooked, you are at altitude. Oh boy!!
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Response from Clarkes-Shimla, General Manager at Clarkes Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Trip advisor member, I am delighted to note that you have had an enjoyable meal 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 the food & services extended are truly cherished. Clarkes Hotel is situated on the famous Shimla mall road. As The Mall Road is vehicle restricted, there are two ways to reach Clarkes Hotel. You can either take the stairs from the hotel parking (5 minutes), or take the roadway from the high court gate (10-12 minutes). We look forward to welcome you back to Clarkes on your return to Shimla. Warm Regards, Pooja Bhondekar pooja.bhondekar@clarkesshimla.com
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Dear Tripadvisor member, The temperature remains in between 15°C to 30°C in May. Mostly Dry with no rains.
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Dear Guest, We provide gluten free meals on requests. Parking is available for the self- driven cars, We can arrange for Driver accommodation in the nearby hotels at INR 1000 to 1500 per day.
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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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The hotel can arrange taxi service. It is better to talk to the hotel directly
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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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"Go For delux room"
"It appeared that all rooms enjoy a spectacular view and very quiet due to the design of the building."
"Higher floor, better views..."
"On same floor at The Restaurant"
"Valley facing rooms"
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PRICE RANGE
US$99 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
shimla clarkes hotel
LOCATION
IndiaHimachal PradeshShimla DistrictShimla
NUMBER OF ROOMS
32
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