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Wildflower Hall, Shimla in the Himalayas

Chharabra, Shimla, India


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From ₹12,500 (approx. $196)
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Perched at an absolutely dizzying altitude of 8,250 feet, Wildflower Hall is a testament to the inadequacy of descriptive phrases like “panoramic views” and “majestic vistas.” And it’s not just its height, or its situation within twenty-two acres of mountainside cedar forest, that makes this Himalayan retreat something which transcends ordinary vacation pictures. The building itself happens to be a stunning example of stately British colonial architecture, and it's got a backstory to match — long before it was an Oberoi hotel, it was Lord Kitchener’s residence, back when he was Commander-in-Chief of India.

The guest rooms are decorated in an understated old-world style, with teak floors and big picture windows to take in that view. Bathrooms are spacious marble affairs, while modern amenities like wi-fi and satellite television are standard throughout. The fourth floor houses the suite that’s named for Lord Kitchener himself, and features a four-poster bed in the master bedroom, a fireplace, and two smaller bedrooms in addition to the separate living room.

Besides the terrace restaurant, which serves Pan-Asian dishes to complement the scenery, there’s a dedicated Indian restaurant and the Cavalry Bar for before- and after-dinner cocktails. If the altitude is getting to you, the spa’s signature indigenous rituals, customized for your body type, will put you on an even keel. A fully equipped gym and heated indoor pool complete the wellness experience, so there’s really no excuse not to leave happier and more peaceful than when you arrived.

Travel advisory: Passport and visa requirements differ from country to country. Please check with your local authority before booking.

How to get there: Wildflower Hall is 45 minutes’ drive from Shimla, which is accessible via daily flights from Delhi. Please contact to arrange airport transfers.

  • 85 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Quiet
  • Wildflower Hall, Shimla in the Himalayas
  • Chharabra
  • Shimla, India

Hotel amenities and services

  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • 24 hour room service
  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wi-fi (charges apply)
  • Yoga

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