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“Good hotel in Shoghi near to Shimla”
Review of Sunrise Villa

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Sunrise Villa
Ranked #27 of 117 Hotels in Shimla
Reviewed 1 April 2012

I would like to thank Mr. Munish Aggarwal and his wife for the warm welcome and the service provided to us during the stay. I has stayed there for 2 nights from the 29 January 2012 to 31 January 2012. It was the perfect choice for me. The hotel has a good location and a nice well maintained garden. But there must be a renovation according to me for the rooms and for the bathroom as well. Mr. Munish Aggarwal i would suggest that you could try to renovate all the rooms and give every room a touch especially in the bathroom, i would advise you to put a shower tap to replace the bucket as more tourists prefer to have a shower tap. There was also a paper sticked on the wall stating that WI-FI connection is not available in the room but only downstairs in the office, what i believe is not professional at all. Because nowadays everybody has got a laptop and having internet in their own room is a must for them and many hotels provide it with free of charge. I believe when any guests come to your hotel in the future, they should know the rules & regulations and would advise you to input that also on your website so that the guests could know that before booking the hotel. Overall, i would think once again before booking at the hotel for the price also. because i believe i could have got more better hotel at the same rate.

Regards
Kavi

Room Tip: Rooms are not so spacious
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  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 11 March 2012

Hi Guys,

Yesterday only i returned from Shimla (10/02/12). After reading the review in Trip adviser i choose Hotel Sunrise Villa for my honeymoon package.

I still amaze that how this hotel got 7th position in overall Shimla. On what basis this decided even i dont know, Last time when i visited Kerala i select the hotel based on Trip advisor rating only. But this time i think i made some mis-judgement.
First of all this is not a hotel, this a house changed to Hotel kind. We choose the Honeymoon site in the 3rd floor, as the name suggest, the hotel was located in the top of the hill (shoghi), u can see the sunrise. Room size was ample for a couple. But rest all is not that worth. There is no room heater facility, if you need the heater it ll cost you Rs.200/-.
Regarding the food, as it was included in our package, it was prepared by the owner's wife (with 1 additional guy), it was a home food. But if you thought of having variety of food with your own choice than this hotel was not the right one.
Next is your package travel to sight seeing, in hotel itself they provide the sight seeing package. For local ss & Kufri trip they are charge you around Rs.1800/- but this might be less in out side, Even they are not having the vehicles on their own, they are hiring the car from outsiders so they try to keep some margin.
In overall if you are not bother about your money, then pls dont choose this hotel as it is only for budget ppl.

Also in my return to Kalka, initially i planned in the Toy train as it took 6 hrs finally i decided to reach Kalka in Taxi. When i checked the Office Manager (Mr,Ankur) he charged me Rs.2000/- for a Indica but if check in outside they will charge you Rs.1800/- for Swift Dzire with some additional local SS. So pls check outside & choose the package.

My intention to write this comment is not to say fault about the hotel & facilities. But the feedback which is available in the net & the actual are completely different.

Pls think before you choose this hotel.

Room Tip: Choose the 3rd or 4th floor rooms as it will have the overall mountain & sunrise view.
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  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Sunrise_Villa, Owner at Sunrise Villa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2012

Thank you for your review about Sunrise Villa Shimla.

We wish to clarify the points raised by you for the benefit of guests coming to Shimla

Sunrise Villa is managed by our family and three helpers, the same is approved by Department of Tourism, Government of Himachal Pradesh. We reside in the same Villa on the ground floor. We also have travel management Company " Sunrise Travels" which has additional staff.

Our rates, travel packages are all published on our websites with all details and sightseeing places covered and the type of vehicle provided. Hiring of taxi from us and meals are optional. We do not insist for this. All vehicles we provide are well maintained with drivers having complete knowledge of the area and cover all the sightseeing points provided and also act as a travel guide at the same time. The vehicles are provide for the full day, there is no time limit and you can use them as per your convenience.

We do not have our own vehicle but we take full ownership of the services provided and no guest has complained about this. Our services are worth the amount we charge for and we keep on fine tuning our services as per the feedback received from guests.

Room heater charges are extra @ Rs 100 per heater per night. You took two rooms and two heaters so we charged @ Rs 200 for two heaters.

We provide neat and clean homely hygienic buffet vegetarian meals only with the best available ingredients ( you can have a look in our kitchen) in our dinning room.

Breakfast usually has any one of the following in addition to bread / butter/ jam/ tea. Alu / onion / gobhi paratha with curd / pickle/ butter, alu poori, Chana Bhatura. This costs Rs 75 per person.

Dinner usually has 2 vegetables, 1 dal, rice, chapati / poori and pickle.This costs Rs 100 per person

On the return you took Tata Indigo vehicle for Rs 2200 which included Shimla Local sight seeing places like, Indian Institute of advance studies / army museum / Mall Road / ridge and dropping at Kalka Railway station. Ankur has quoted the same package for Rs 2000 for tata Indica car.

We always try to provide the maximum possible information to guest about our services at the time of bookings to make their trip a memorable one. All information provided on our website is also updated regularly.

Regards,
Munish Aggarwal
info@sunrisevilla.in

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Reviewed 22 February 2012

Amazing place for stay you can go to Rohatang from here they will help you and they arrange Guide for you and the prices like 1000 or 2000 per day every thing available there in night you can go outside to visit the Market for buy such woolen things

Room Tip: Very good place for stay
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  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 February 2012

The stay was amazing. We liked the views from the room on the top floor and the large terrace. Food was also good but was served in the dining room. enjoyed the views and took lot of photographs.
Shimla city is a little far away but the city is highly crowded. We liked this quite place instead of Shimla. We did trekking to nearby Tara Devi temple. It took two hours but it is worth doing so. Do not forget to carry water along with you The trek starts next to sunrise villa

Room Tip: rooms on the top floor
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  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 10 February 2012

Visited Shimla during week of 26th Jan to 29th Jan. Sunrise villa offers very decent stay with good hospitality and very good food. The staff is very courteous and helpful. Owner's famly, Munish and Shalini made very extremely helpful and made our stay very comfortable. This place is 13Kms from Shimla and is actually very welcome break from they city. True to its name - morning sun reaches your room and freshes you up ......

Room Tip: Rooms on higher floor offer good view and sunlight...
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  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with family
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Sunrise_Villa, Owner at Sunrise Villa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2012

Thanks for your review about our villa. You had booked the accommodation through travel agent, it was a pleasant surprise to see that we were past colleagues in VSNL Mumbai. Thanks for appreciating our services. You have given the right room tip, all rooms on the higher floors have independent private balconies with panoramic views of the valley and are east facing. You can enjoy sunrise from the distant Himalayas from all the rooms. There is no lift in our villa.

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Reviewed 6 February 2012

We liked the place a lot. A decent and affordable stay. View was great and kids had a great time though it was freezing cold in our room on the 4th floor. Food was simple, tasty and hygienic.
Do not expect hotel like service and housekeeping as they are a bit relaxed about it. If you want a change of towels or any cleaning to be done, you will have to ask for it. Loved the place though and would like to stay there again. Mr Mukesh, the car driver attached to the Villa was well informed and a great tour guide. Thanks Mr Munish Agarwal!

Room Tip: The view from the 4th floor is amazing.
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  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled with family
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Sunrise_Villa, Owner at Sunrise Villa, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2012

Thanks for your review. Regarding room service and house keeping, we have limited room service. Food is normally served in the dining room on the ground floor. Change of towels and cleaning is done for guests who leave the keys and instructions with us while going outside or whenever requested by the guests.. As such we provide best possible facility / service required by the guests as per their convenience.
Looking forward for your next visit to Sunrise Villa Shimla.
regards,
Munish Aggarwal

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Reviewed 27 January 2012

We had the most peaceful and hospitable stay with excellent home cooked vegetarian food. Mr Munish Agarwal, his family and his team ( Ranjit and Narayan) went out of the way to make us comfortable. The driver (Ishwar) was very accommodating and informative. This homestay is located away from the bustle of Shimla but near enough to visit, by car or local bus. There is plenty of opportunity to walk in the hills around and the scenery is stunning. For the train buff you can see the tracks from some rooms and with a keen eye you can see the trains passing. You can take a half an hour walk to Shoghi station and sit and watch the trains too. The rooms are large and clean, heaters can be provided in winter. We strongly recommend this place for a blissful holiday

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Sunrise_Villa, Owner at Sunrise Villa, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2012

Thank you for your review. Happy to read about your comfortable stay at Sunrise Villa Shimla and found our service to your satisfaction.
regards,
Munish Aggarwal
info@sunrisevilla.in

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Additional Information about Sunrise Villa

Address: Anandpur Road | Near rail under bridge, Shoghi, Shimla 171219, India
Region: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla District > Shimla
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Shimla
#6 Family Hotel in Shimla
Price Range: £22 - £41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Sunrise Villa 1*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If you are looking for a good hotel / resort stay in Shimla, visit Sunrise Villa, a mini resort for affordable, economical, homely yet luxurious stay in Shimla in the lap of nature away from the congested city. Facilities include: drive-in-parking, lush green lawns, fruit trees, flower beds, peaceful surroundings with neat and clean environment and rooms, home-made hygienically prepared buffet vegetarian meals served across the dining table in the dining room. ... more   less 
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