The Wildflower Hall, Shimla in the Himalayas is a famous four-star wellness getaway which is located at a great height of 8250 feet above the sea level. It was nominated as one of the Seven Natural Wonders by Conde Nast in March survey in 2006. Besides, it was awarded as the India’s Leading Spa Resort at the World Travel Awards 2007. It is interesting to notice that it was the residence of Lord Kitchner, the erstwhile Viceroy of India.
The magnificent views of the Himalayas and the cedar forest also give a lot of charm to this place.
The Himalayas are spread out in an area size of 22 acres, and the hotel occupies only 5 percent of them, leaving the outdoors for a lot of activities like mountain biking, nature walks, ice skating in winter and tennis in summer. By the way, the country’s best river rafting is at guests’ disposal.
The hotel has a wide variety of facilities: an Oberoi spa and a fitness center, an indoor heated swimming pool and an outdoor Jacuzzi, etc.
There are two restaurants and a cavalry bar. One of the restaurants includes a large open-air terrace offering its visitors the panoramic views over the beauty of the mountains.
Number of floors: 4.
Number of rooms: 85.
There are three types of the rooms in the hotel: standard room (king bed), deluxe and suite. Every room is nice and clean offering its guests to admire the beauty of the mountains.
If you want to book a non-smoking room, leave a note in the Comments box when booking: "Non-smoking".
There are rooms and facilities for disabled people as well.
The continental breakfast is included in the room rate.
In addition, the hotel has a wide variety of dinning options.
Surya Mahal is a main dining room restaurant where the Indian, Continental and Asian cuisines is served.
At Al Fresco 79 guests can dine and watch the magnificent views over the lake Pichola.
Udai Mahal is an Indian restaurant that serves authentic Indian cuisine.
The Bar is always warm and cozy and welcomes every visitor with its hand knotted carpets and comfortable seating, offering a breathtaking view of the Lake Pichola and the City Palace. You can have here an afternoon tea, a range of international beverages as well as wines, cocktails and coffees.
The Restaurant features a charming open-air terrace with the most spectacular scenery in the world – the magnificent views over the mountains. The menu features Pan-Asian and Continental dishes.
At Lutyens, an elegant Indian restaurant that is specialized in the traditional Indian cooking, you can come only for the dinner.
The Cavalry Bar features wood paneling and original artwork and creates an aura of the ancient world charm, offering a choice of fine wines, spirits and cigars.
There is also a business centre with well-equipped rooms ideal to hold conventions, seminaries, and exhibitions, banquets for conferences, events or conventions.
The hotel features a luxurious Oberoi spa and a modern fitness center with holistic therapies and treatments. It is an ideal place for ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation. Besides, the hotel also has an indoor heated swimming pool and an outdoor Jacuzzi. And it is not all; the hotel also has the indoor recreations that include the following: billiard rooms, cards rooms and a library.
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