The Cedar Grand & Spa

Near Winter Field, Cart Road Shimla171003ShimlaIndia
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About The Cedar Grand & Spa

Perched in the foothills of the Himalayas in Shimla, The Cedar Grand & Spa is a modern upscale hotel enjoying excellent views of cedar forests. This multi-storey property is within walking distance of Mall Road, home to shops and eateries.

Boasting forest views through large windows, the contemporary rooms with wooden flooring and central heating feature sleek en-suite bathrooms with free toiletries. Flat-screen TVs, minibars, seating areas and hot drinks equipment also feature. Selected rooms add four-poster beds and Jacuzzis. Spacious suites and family rooms are available.

Conveniences at The Cedar Grand & Spa comprise a 24-hour reception, free parking and free Wi-Fi. Leisure facilities include a spa offering massages and wellness treatments plus a gym, sauna, hot tub and steam room.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at the all-day on-site restaurant, which prepares Indian and international dishes. There’s also room service and a stylish sports bar.

Shimla Railway Station, boarding point for the narrow-gauge World Heritage Site Kalka-Shimla Railway, is just over a kilometre away.

Contact

Near Winter Field, Cart Road Shimla, 171003, Shimla, India
Telephone: +91(177)2813300 | Fax: +91(177)2813400 |

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • 24-hour room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 12:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Excellent hospitality

Travellers overwhelmingly sang the praises of the personnel at reception, saying they were efficient, friendly and obliging. Guests were also impressed by the efforts of the housekeeping team. In the restaurant, reviewers commented that there was tasty food, good service and a decent amount of menu variety to tempt all palates.

Rooms with forest views won praise

There was praise from guests for the spacious, clean, comfy and well-maintained rooms. It appealed to guests that there were excellent forest and city views from the rooms, along with tasteful décor and good facilities.

Handy central location

Not only did guests like being close enough to walk to the shops and restaurants of Mall Road at this property, but they also appreciated the proximity of the bus stand and Shimla Railway Station.

Negative Reviews

Unreliable Wi-Fi network

The Wi-Fi network here was a disappointment to some reviewers. They complained of a patchy signal and sluggish speeds in certain corners of the building.

Some doubts about value for money

Bargain hunters occasionally felt they paid over the odds for a stay at this hotel as the nightly rates weren’t always the most competitive around. They also felt that some of the additional services on offer were slightly overpriced. Factors like the discovery of unsatisfactorily cleaned bedding only added to the feeling that guests weren’t getting enough bang for their buck.

Parking grumbles

There was negative sentiment among guests over the limited number of spaces offered in the car park. During the busiest periods at the hotel, the amount of spaces was reportedly insufficient to cater for all the guests who were driving.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 361 reviews across the web
7.8 /10
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    7.9 /10
7.8 out of 10 based on 361 reviews