The Experience

Over 100 years old, The Oberoi Cecil is a Grand Heritage Hotel. It is situated at Chaura Maidan, Shimla, 7000 feet up in the Himalayas.

A celebration of the elegance and grace of the Colonial era in the Queen of Hill Stations, located in the majestic Himalayan ranges, The Oberoi Cecil is very much a part of Shimla,™s colonial history. The hotel has been restored to its original grandeur with wood floors, period furniture, crackling fires and an inviting ambience. Built around a beautiful atrium, the rooms offer splendid views of the mountains and valleys.

Built in 1884 as a Himalayan hill station, the hotel has been extensively renovated and reopened in 1997. With fabulous views across the valley, The Oberoi Cecil is a perfect base from which to explore the spectacular mountain scenery, cedar forests and ancient monasteries of this world famous destination. The Oberoi Cecil is within walking distance of the famous Vice Regal Lodge, former summer residence of the Viceroy of India.


The Oberoi Cecil’s classic and elegant interiors with panelling, pillars and chandeliers recall the days of the Raj, with many rooms presenting stunning views across the valley and snow covered peaks of the Himalayas. The bathrooms include a vanity counter, a bathtub and come with deluxe Ayurvedic toiletries.

The Hotel is centrally heated in winter, air-conditioned in summer and features one of the highest located heated swimming pools in the world. A specially designed children’s activity centre that appeals to all age groups, equipped with computer games, Table tennis, pool table, doll house, books, board games and a host of daily activities to keep you engaged. Learn while you have fun and get certificates and prizes with Junior Bartender, Be a Chef and Quiz competitions. Take home a memory, “Cecu” the snow leopard and his family the Cecil Mascot to remind you of all the fun times.

  • Deluxe Room
  • Premier Room
  • Deluxe Suites
  • Luxury Suite


  • Cedar Garden
  • The Lounge
  • The Restaurant
  • 24 Hour in-room dining


  • Cedar Garden
  • The Lounge
  • The Restaurant
  • 24 Hour in-room dining

Meetings at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

The Oberoi Cecil is located at the quiet end of the famous Mall road and is an ideal base to discover the beauty of the spectacular mountain ranges and cedar forests. The hotel is an inspirational venue for board meetings and small conferences.

The meeting rooms are designed to meet the requirements of your business needs and can host conferences from 40 – 70 guests. State-of-the-art equipment coupled with unobtrusive service and professional expertise will ensure a memorable conference experience.

The hotel offers a range of activities to relax and recharge after your meetings. Rejuvenate yourself with a holistic treatment at the Oberoi Spa, get in touch with your inner self with a yoga session, explore the natural beauty of the Himalayas by going on a nature walk, horse rides or a quiet game of golf with your colleagues.

Peace and tranquility, the crisp invigorating mountain air and the classical elegance of the historic hotel create a perfect ambience for successful business meetings.

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