The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Oberoi Cecil, Shimla
The Oberoi Cecil was a beautiful hotel, magnificently restored and refurbished. Our suite was fabulous. The lovely main lounge area was fantastic for enjoying a quiet gin and tonic, even if it was very expensive. During our stay, staff was welcoming, friendly and helpful. However the staff member inspecting our room before we left was very abrupt. We had the distinct feeling we were "yesterday's guests". Both room and restaurant service was very slow and the food was certainly not up to the standard we would expect of this hotel. A sandwich we ordered for lunch was so stale, it was inedible. It was a real pity because overall it was a truly beautiful hotel.
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