20 BEST Resorts in Shimla - 2020 (With Photos & 4711 Reviews)

Shimla Resorts

Finding the best resorts in Shimla can get challenging with so many excellent options available. Due to its proximity to major cities like Delhi and Chandigarh, the popularity of Shimla among tourists is quite high. Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh which makes it the centre of attraction in the state visitors have a lot of options in activities, with trekking, skiing, and paragliding in Shimla to name a few.

Once the Summer Capital of British India, Shimla is proud to have some marvellous structures showcasing Victorian-era architecture from the earlier centuries. The city also has some very old Hindu temples with great religious significance, displaying Hamachi architecture, which is frequented by devotees all around the year.

Along with some truly amazing tourist places like Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Mall Road, Jakhu Temple, etc., Shimla houses of some of the finest resorts in the state of Himachal Pradesh at great locations. With such perfect places like Willow Banks, Radisson, and Snow Valley Resort offering a comfortable stay with world-class amenities, you do not have to bother yourself searching for luxury resorts in Shimla.

Wherever you go in Shimla, you will find refreshing views of lush green hills, so it totally makes sense to find yourself a room with a view that will incline you towards the idea of visiting Shimla repeatedly.

With tourist places in such huge numbers, exploring Shimla might tire you which calls for a nice, comfortable place to stay where you would feel pampered. There are some amazing places to stay in Shimla, ranging from luxury resorts at affordable rates to budget stays.

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Club Mahindra Mashobra

Club Mahindra Mashobra
Club Mahindra Mashobra is considered to be one of the best resorts in Shimla, nestled between the picturesque valleys and lush green landscapes. The club resort offers great views from all directions. The climate is pleasant, air is pristine and the valley is surrounded by the grand view of the Himalayas.

Highlights: Great food, spacious suits, and legendary services are the highlights of the Club Mahindra Mashobra. There is definitely no place better than Club Mahindra Mashobra to spend a great relaxing holiday in the hills as it is one of the best luxury resorts.

Courtesy the scenic beauty and the historic charm, there will never be any dull moments when you stay here in Club Mahindra Mashobra. There are some beautiful churches and temples around the property. You can also opt for adventure activities like rock climbing, skiing, rappelling that are available too near the resort.

Cost depends on the facilities availed by clients.

 Gables, Mashobra, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171007

Woodville Palace

Woodville Palace
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The former resident of Raja Rana of Jubbal, this place is among the best stay options in Shimla. Every bit of the place reminds of the times when Shimla was the Summer Capital of British India with the essence of heritage in its very existence. 

Located at a short distance of 1 km from the Mall Road, this place is an ideal option to experience the best of Shimla. Formerly a summer palace, this hotel is spread across an area of 4 acres, and the views of the surrounding hills are striking that impress nature-lovers without a fail.

The vegetarian delicacies that are served here are known for their unforgettable taste which makes the hotel an interesting place for foodies as well. The major attraction in this hotel is a bar called The Hollywood Bar 1930s that houses a collection of signed photographs of renowned Hollywood stars.

Address: Raj road, Bhawan

Zurich Resort

Zurich Resort
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Zurich Resort presents a complete 360-degree view of the entire value courtesy of its unique hilltop location at a high altitude of 4700 ft.

Zurich Resort is equipped with 24 well furnished and very spacious rooms. These rooms are equipped with several high-end services like CCTV, EPABX, attached bathroom, purified drinking water, 24 hours room service, power backup, doctor on call, parking, security, conference facility and more.

 Price of the room depends on the type of rooms as well as the facilities you want in your room.

National Highway 22, Kandaghat, Himachal Pradesh 173217

Agyaat Vaas Resort

Agyaat Vaas Resort
The owners of Agyaat Vaas have taken every bit of effort to beautify this place without hampering the beauty of the region. Staying at the Agyaat Vaas is definitely going to be a pleasant and unique experience in every way.

Highlights: This luxury resort in Shimla offers a range of basic facilities in order to ensure a comfortable stay for all the guests. You can avail activity based vacation packages from the hotel along with the sightseeing tours. These packages are aimed to help the guests reconnect with nature not only at the physical level but also at the mental and spiritual level.

Price: The price of the rooms is variable and depends on the choice of the room.

Address: Near Hatu Peak, P.O. Ratnari, Tehsil Kotkhai, Distt. Shimla, Narkand, Himachal Pradesh 171213

Willow Banks Mall

Willow Banks Mall
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Willow Banks Mall brings is one of the best resorts in Shimla which forth a unique blend of modern amenities in a heritage property. The rooms in the resort are packed with amenities yet will nicely fit in your budget. So, be it your corporate meeting, honeymoon, a family vacation or a power-packed adventure trip, Willow Banks has it all that makes it one of the best resorts!

Highlights: There are different types of rooms available in the Willow Banks Mall. These include Deluxe, Super Deluxe, Premium and Suites. All the rooms are equipped with tea or coffee maker, Wi-Fi, mini-fridge, cable TV, wooden flooring, 24 hours hot and cold water facility, locker and credit card facility, bathrooms with tubs, and a lot more.

The cost of the room depends on the type of room picked by you.

The Mall Road, Near Shimla Central Car parking (Walk along Metropole road for 200m), Near Tourism lift (200m away, turn right after exiting from the lift), Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001


Radisson Shimla

Radisson Shimla
Radisson Shimla presents to you breathtaking views that assure absolute relaxation and calmness. You can opt from the diverse range of rooms such as the business class rooms, deluxe rooms, deluxe suites, and the executive suites. All these rooms are equipped with several high-end services and thus making it one of the best resorts in Shimla.
Highlights: This luxury resort in Shimla is equipped with several key facilities such as spa, outdoor pool as well as the soothing steam are available. Besides these, you also get free high-speed internet during your stay at the hotel. The on-site dining and the annexed lounge assure absolute convenience to the guests.

Price: Cost of the rooms is variable.

 Goodwood Estate, Lower Bharari Rd, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001
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Woodsmoke Resort and Spa

Woodsmoke Resort and Spa
Woodsmoke Resort and Spa being one of the best resort in Shimla is a boutique property where the air is fragrant because of the freshness of the pine and the heater, butterflies dance all across the valley and the rhododendrons line the winding trails.

Yes, it is as beautiful as it sounds. Believed to be an ideal resort, from both holiday and business perspectives Woodsmoke Resort and Spa offers, a great range of facilities to guests.

Highlights: This luxury resort in Shimla, has about 19 well-appointed rooms in this resort each with an interesting amalgam of wooden floors, stone walls, and the raftered ceilings. The resort has high-end facilities like a spa, conference and banquet hall, business centre, games room, children’s activity cum play area, reading lounge, restaurant, and bar.

Price of the rooms is variable.

 Village Anandpur, P.O Shoghi, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171219

Snow Valley Resort

Snow Valley Resort
Adding to the list of best resorts in Shimla, Snow Valley Resort is said to be one of the biggest Centrally Air conditioned Hotel of Shimla. It has some 72 rooms and all of them are equipped with modern facilities and beautiful views of majestic mountains and the age-old pine trees. This resort offers a fine blend of hospitality and unparalleled services.

It is today one of the top holiday accommodations in Shimla that offers a tasteful stay to its visitors. Some of the popular facilities and amenities that can be availed here include Centrally Air Conditioned (Hot & Cold), 24 Hours Front Desk, Running Hot & Cold Water, Taxi Service, Multi Cuisine Restaurant, Power Backup.

You have an exquisite range of room types to choose from. The cost will be variable depending upon the type of room you pick.

Address: After Kachi Ghatti Towards Shimla, Ghora Chowki, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171005

Shimla Havens

Shimla Havens
Shimla Havens is definitely the most ideal place for anyone who is looking for a perfect escape away destination for rejuvenating themselves. Three words that describe this resort are – Pleasure, Peace, and Party!

Highlights: There is a diverse range of rooms available for you to pick. These include Garden room, Deluxe room, Deluxe suits, and Presidential suits. Some of the amenities and facilities available at this resort include complimentary use of fitness centre, free Wi-Fi, complimentary tea/coffee maker in all rooms, welcome drink on arrival, and so much more.

 Prices vary depending on the choice of room.

Boileauganj to Summer Hill, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171005

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The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla
The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla has been there right since the British Raj. 130 year hence, the resort is still famous for its restored grand heritage, elegance and its much in the talk, the colonial charm. Hence, making it one of the best resort in Shimla.

Highlights: The Oberoi Cecil is known for its crisp, white facade and smart, green terrace railings. The lobby is done with marble fireplaces that further direct the guests to a comfortable lounge. There are diverse types of rooms as well as activities available for the guests. Bar and Dining services are available. Spa, as well as different activities for keeping your kids entertained, is also present.

Price: Prices for the rooms are variable.

Address: Chaura Maidan Road, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171004


Flag House Resort

Flag House Resort
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Flag House Resort is an excellent retreat for all nature lovers who cherish the stunning beauty of the hills with a forest cover decorated with trees like kail, deodar, pine cheel, ban, and others. Situated away from the hustle bustle of the city, peace, as well as tranquility in the lap of the nature, can also be availed through camping.

Highlights: Facilities like Safe Deposit Locker Facility, Bathrobes, House Keeping, Complimentary Newspaper, H/C Water, Desk, Voicemail, Air Conditioning Room, Wakeup Calls, Television Room, etc are available. 

Price: Price of rooms start from Rs. 3290/-

VPO Junga, District Shimla, Junga, Himachal Pradesh 171218.

East Bourne Resort

East Bourne Resort
East Bourne is cradle amongst the 100-year-old deodar as well as oak trees with the colorful and the fragrant rose garden and the green lawns.
Highlights: Some of the key royal comforts offered by this resort include the Ayurvedic health spa, lounge cum library, Sauna and steam, jacuzzi, panchkarma therapy, terrace garden, pool table, multi-cuisine restaurant, a well-stocked bar and more.

Additional facilities of the conference hall and discotheque are also available. The entire resort has been renovated and every room displays a modern look. For the recreation of children activities like Table tennis, badminton, billiards, disco are made available. Spa, jacuzzi, panchkarma therapy can be availed.

Price: The price of the rooms depend on the type of room and facilities availed by the customers.

 E Bourne Rd, Nigam Vihar, Khalini, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171002.


Sukhsagar Regency

The site for the resort Sukhsagar Regency was explored by the Britishers in the year 1994. The motto of the resort is to offer absolute hospitality to its guests. It is well suited for residential conferences, business meetings or simply to unwind with friends or family.

Highlights: The resort has an amalgam of 50 rooms and suites. Each of these rooms is well equipped with high-end facilities to ensure a comfortable stay for the guests. All the rooms in the resorts are well furnished and equipped with high-end facilities.

Prices of the rooms are variable depending upon the type of room chosen by you.
Address: Circular Road, Upper Kaithu, Kaithu, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171003.

Barowalia Resorts

Barowalia Resorts has a pure vegetarian hotel. You can come here alone or with your family and stay here when on a business trip or conference for a comfortable stay.
Highlights: The place has 4 executive rooms, 5 deluxe rooms and 5 super spacious super deluxe rooms. All of them are well furnished and equipped with several high-end services such as Travel Desk, Doctor on call, and Event services, etc. The resort allows bed tea and welcome drink as well as free access to disco and the table tennis court.

Price: Price starts from Rs. 1760.

Address: Tourist Complex, Below Kali Bari Temple, North Bank Estate, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001.


Royal Shimla

Royal Shimla is a charming, intimate resort that celebrates grace and elegance of the colonial era in the Queen of Hill Stations. If you wish to unwind and enjoy a long and relaxing weekend without compromising on the comforts of the home, this is the place for you. Rooms here are spacious and bring forth splendid views of the mountains and the valleys of Shimla.

Besides the basic amenities like the comfortable rooms, additional facilities like spa and gym to keep you active and entertained are also present in the activity room of the resort. In the year 2012, The Royal Shimla won the prestigious RCI Silver Crown for service and hospitality.

Royal Shimla is situated 21 km from Shimla in the mighty Himalayan ranges at Baldeyan near India's Oldest and Highest Golf Course. 

Price: The cost of the rooms will vary depending upon the type of room picked by you.

Wildflower Resort

Wildflower Resort
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Wildflower Hall, one of the finest luxury resorts in Shimla, was earlier the residence of Lord Kitchener, the former commander in chief of the British army. This 5-star hotel is distinguished for its grandeur, opulence, and world-class services.

Enjoy a luxurious stay in elegant rooms/suites furnished with British Colonial-inspired decor and well-appointed with all modern facilities beside gorgeous mountain or valley views. The stay here is not only affluent but provides you multiple opportunities to cherish lifetime moments of a personalized spa, exciting outdoor sports, or private/alfresco dining.

Address: Wildflower Hall, Chharabra, Shimla 171012.

The price of the rooms depends on the room chosen.

-Heated indoor pool,
-Outdoor hot tub,
-Snooker/billiards room, and
-Well-stocked library like other high-grade facilities that also add stars to the stay here.


Taj Theog Resort and Spa

Taj Theog Resort and Spa
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This masterpiece of local craftsmanship not only offers outstanding views of the Churdhar hill but presents an exceptional example of provincial architecture and design. The stay at this one of the miraculous resorts in Shimla promises to be a once in a lifetime experience. Located at the center of various tourist attractions, it also boasts of different in-house restaurants and Theog Junction lounge bar.

-A 24 hrs fitness center,
-Wellness Spa,
-Kids’ zone,
-Temperature-controlled swimming pool, and Jacuzzi like facilities are some of the exclusive amenities that make the stay here a comfortable and pleasurable one.

Price: The price range depends on the type of room (deluxe, premium, luxury, grand luxury, and suite).

Address: Taj Theog Resort & Spa Shimla, Tehsil - Theog, Shimla.

Woodays Resort

Woodays Resort
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Known as the 'Boutique Huts Resort', it is a remarkable place to enjoy a luxurious getaway stay in a Nordic/Scandinavian style huts. The panoramic views of Himalayan snow-clad peaks make this resort in Shimla an excellent location to experience tranquil in the lap of nature.

The stay here in any of the 16 rooms, made of high-grade timber and equipped with plush interiors and furnishing, promises to be impeccable.

-24-hour front desk,
-Kids' zone,
-Free and secured parking,
-Multi-cuisine dining,
-A beautiful garden, exceptional views, and location near the sightseeing spots.

Price: The cost of a room is variable and depends on the type of room.

Address: NH-22, near Amusement Park Dochi, Lambidhar, Kufri, Himachal Pradesh 171012.


Koti Resorts

Koti Resorts
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Located on a picturesque hill-top, this resort in Shimla is an epitome of luxury, privacy, and serenity. It proves to be an exceptional retreat for a getaway from the city's hustle-bustle and enjoy an exquisite stay amid the spectacular & mesmeric Himalayan views. It houses 54 elegantly furnished rooms & suites with a lawn with each room extending breathtaking views of the Deodar forest.

-Indoor swimming pool,
-Indoor games, and sports,
-Kids play area,
-Multi-cuisine restaurant, etc., the stay here is indeed a remarkable one.

Price: The price depends on the type of room you choose as the rooms in the offer are Premium, Deluxe, Suite, and Standard.

Address: Sadhora, Baldeyan, Mashobra-Naldehra Road, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171007.


Shimla British Resort

Shimla British Resort
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The heritage luxury resort in Shimla presents a perfect place to enjoy the charm and allure of the Colonial era with its Scottish and British architectures and beautiful views of the 'Green Glen'.

A stay in the resort is definitely something to be cherished forever and allows you to experience the serenity and rejuvenate yourself in the Queen of Hill Stations, Shimla. The resort houses a perfectly cozy room with wooden flooring, and colonial furniture, and modern bathrooms.

-Library bar,
-Kid's recreational area,
-Open-air restaurants,
-Antique heating system,
-Fireplace, and smoking outlets,
-Car parking, and many more.

Price: Price depends on the room (Scottish Villa, British, Royal, Danish Imperial, and Cottage) you choose.

Address: Annadel Road, near Vidhan Sabha, Himachal Pradesh 171001.

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30 November 2016
Beauty can't be described in words but pictures do very well.
It was the best experience of my life I have visited many places but this place was amazing because of its environment there was a lot of snow this trip have a good impact on my life, we get away from the daily hustle-bustle of city I enjoyed this trip very much I really love this place and I want to visit it again.
Shimla and Manali was fabulous and the tour was also good. I have no complaints with the package. everything mentioned in the package was provided
One of my best lifetime memorable trip to Shimla, it was just beautiful than I had expected. And all thanks to Thrilophillia for the wonderful hospitality and the arrangements.
Had a wonderful experience with Thrillophilia, the hotel was comfortable, food enjoyable. Shimla is a beautiful city. The stay provided was excellent with good food and best service.
06 January 2020
Shimla and Manali are the perfect winter destination in India and being from Surat we took a flight to Delhi and from Delhi, we did a road trip to these 2 beautiful hill stations. All the hotels provided during the stay were very comfortable and food was awesome. Solang Valley is a must-visit destination to play with the snow. Me and my family had really good time on our Manali Shimla tour from Surat. Thanks to Thrillophilia and our driver Mr. Hari.
24 December 2019
We, 4 friends, visited Shimla from Bangalore to experience some snow and adventure in the Himalayas. It was very well planned trip and Priyanka from the Thrillophilia helped us in every possible way to customize the tour as per our requirement. We had a lot fun in Shimla and Manali and looking forward to plan such more trips in future.
Shimla Kullu Manali tour package has been a great experience. The trip organizers are very passionate adventure lovers. They are a fun team and made the whole trip absolutely exciting and fun-filled.
It was a wonderful experience when I visited Shimla for the first time. It was a peak winter in Shimla. The journey was very comfortable as well as full of site seeing. After reaching Shimla we had a very good time when we visited Kufriand many other places, would love to book again with Thrillophilia.
The trek was amazing just, everything was perfectly managed by Thrillophilia and we just enjoyed it. we were 6 in total and they did it well. We were satisfied with all the things like the meal, stay and other activities we did there. Highly recommended.

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  1. What are the best luxury resorts in Shimla?

    1. Woodsmoke Resort and Spa: Located at Shoghi, this marvelous resort is atop a forested ridge and offers 22 luxurious and well-appointed rooms amid panoramic views.

    2. Snow Valley Resort: Known as the biggest AC resorts, it is located at a prime location of NH-22 at Ghora Chowki and promises luxury with Standard, Premium, and Executive suites like rooms and world-class services.

    3. Club Mahindra Mashobra: Another best resort in Shimla, it is known for its Colonial architecture and breathtaking views from all corners. Along with luxurious stay, it also offers lots of outdoor and indoor recreational activities.

    4. Wildflower Resort: Located at the hilltop, it is a delightful retreat for nature lovers and offers mesmerizing scenic views, excellent customer experience along with in-house spa, rafting, cycling, or yoga.
  2. What are the best places to visit in Shimla?

    Established amidst majestic hills and stunning woods, Shimla is one of the most visited hill stations in India. Complete with picturesque surroundings, Shimla is refreshing and thrilling with plenty of attractions and adventure activities. It houses many impressive Hindu temples, including Jakhoo Temple, Tara Devi Temple, Mansa Devi Temple, etc., which are religiously significant and offer grandeur and spectacular views.

    Besides, there exist a plethora of fascinating places like Mall Road, Gorton Castle, Bantony Castle, Institute of Advanced Learning, Himalayan Bird Park, Shimla Reserve Forest Sanctuary, Christ Church, and many more. Another not to be missed attraction in Shimla is a ride on Kalka Shimla Toy Train, the most scenic railway journey in India.
  3. What is the best month to visit Shimla?

    Shimla is an all-year-round destination and offers a pleasant atmosphere all through the year, however, monsoon (July – September) must be avoided. Travelers flock to this pristine location to enjoy a respite from scorching summers (April – June) temperatures are cool and comfortable. Winters (December and January) are the best time to enjoy chilly weather with remarkable snowfalls.
  4. How many days are enough for Shimla?

    To cherish the marvelous beauty of the region, you will surely need at least 2 days and more if you want to visit Kufri too. One day will be complete in soaking in the allure of the attractions like Jakhuu Temple, Himachal State Museum and The Ridge, while the next day you can explore the local handicrafts at the Mall and pay a visit to other remarkable spots like Christ Church, Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, or go for a short trip to Kufri.

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