Today a preferred holiday destination, Shimla was once the imperial summer capital of the British Raj, located at an altitude of 7250ft and famous for the quaint little toy train bringing you up. Clarkes Hotel is located at the Mall, 21kms from Jubbarhatti airport and 1.5km from Shimla station; with nearby attractions – Gaiety Theater, Groton Castle, Museum, Rothney Castle, Viceregal Lodge, Christ Church and Kufri (16kms). This 32-room Heritage property boasts colonial British architecture, tasteful interior decor; integrating erstwhile charm and elegance with modern comforts and amenities, while many rooms offer scenic mountain views. Savor Indian, Continental and Chinese cuisine in the magnificent Dining Hall..sans pillars..proferring city, forest or hill views. Enjoy hot beverages on the open Terrace or unwind with a drink from the well-stocked late 18th century Bar.
Nice hotel and large room, hot water bottles was a nice extra. Good location. Breakfast good when it was a buffet not as easy to get what we wanted when we had to order. No free WiFi.
Nov 09, 2016
What a treat! Due to a small issue with our 1st room the hotel management kindly upgraded us to a suite. The entire staff was so helpful and friendly. The kitchen was outstanding. The staff also helped me restlessly with a visa problem that needed resolution later in Delhi. More that we could have expected - in all respects! The only negative point: The high cost for wifi which in our case was mostly waived because of bad connection....Read More
Dec 04, 2015
Very helpful, friendly staff.
The hotel was well placed but a little 'tired'. No free Internet
Nov 26, 2015
Lovely large room, views, staff very helpful, food excellent. Only negative was lack of hot water late evening.