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Clarkes Hotel

Clarkes Hotel

A historic hotel in the heart of Shimla, in the Himalayas

Centrally located in the town of Shimla, Clarkes Hotel is a great base for exploring

One of the most historic hotels in Shimla, the former British summer capital, Clarkes is an iconic hotel within easy reach of Shimla's sites

Part of India’s famed Oberoi hotel group, the Clarkes Hotel in Shimla is an iconic property on the Mall Road. Dating back to 1898, this is one of the oldest hotels in the former British summer capital, and still retains its old-world charm along with modern facilities and service. The hotel looks like a grand colonial bungalow and staying here really takes you back to the days of the Raj.

Many of the spacious rooms have excellent views of the town or mountains. The dining room also has great views and serves a range of Indian, Chinese and Western cuisine. Head to the terrace to take in the mountain air with a nice pot of tea, or there is an 18th century bar for a drink at the end of a long day exploring Shimla.

The Clarkes Hotel is centrally located in town and is within a short walking distance of most of Shimla’s sites. Be sure to take a ride on the toy train.

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