Off season, the electric fire (which didn't have a plug, just two wires pushed into the socket) barely made an impact on the cold in the room. The restaurant was (if possible) even colder. BUT the food was really good, the location was fantastic, and the building was a step back into the British Raj.
If I could have stayed longer I would have. It was more than I could have imagined.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Formerly the residence of a British Architect, is situated at an impressive 7250 feet above sea-level. The resort is surrounded by 2000 acres of magnificent cedar and pine forests and enjoys breathtaking views of the Greater Himalayas. All guest rooms and public areas overlook dense cedar forests. Shimla British Resort provides an opportunity to get close to nature and experience the mystery, romance and adventure of the Himalayas while enjoying the comfort and luxury in a setting which dates back to 1893. ... more less