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British Resort

British Resort

Chaura Maidan | Shimla | Himachal Pradesh

British Resort is categorised as Mid-Segment Heritage Getaway (Rating)

Shimla British Resort (OYO Rooms Heritage Cottage) Shimla is a set of Colonial era Cottages restored into a fine resort with an offbeat character. Rooms have heritage character and here original colonial era styling is retained for travellers to experience.

Reasons to Visit
  • A set of colonial era heritage cottages in Shimla
  • Rooms furnished with modern amenities such as flat screen TV, tea / coffee maker, mini refrigerator, room heater and balconies overlooking the mountains
  • All suits have rare old period furniture but bathrooms are all equipped with modern facilities with running hot and cold water
  • Multi cuisine cuisine served include Indian, Chinese and Continental served in open air restaurants and in rice and curry restaurants.
  • Tea lounge where English evening tea of around 25 varieties is being served(from 3.10 PM to 5.30 PM)
  • Tea and snacks are also served in machaan made of Deodar wood in the open air restaurant.
  • Conference hall for groups / events / meets
  • Recreation options include Jungle piano open air disco, a library and kids play area
  • Special Activities for children indoor and outdoor games
  • Other services includes travel desk, laundry and WiFi
  • Recommended for offbeat holiday travellers and getaway seekers
Know It
  • Chaura Maidan area is about 2-3 kms from town centre / Railway station / Mall area
  • Leather library bar with unique collections of old English pipes, cigars with cigar case, leather and stone paintings, wine cellars, a rare collection of 800 books
  • Hotel uses antique heating system that use large boilers and steam
  • Some rooms have antique fireplace with original smoke outlets.
  • Open grassy loan with cedar forest.
  • Special kid - beds family suite.
  • Hotel has antique cubicle showers and antique baking rooms
  • Bonfire can be organised for groups
Recommendations
  • Villas and Self Catering Stays in and Around Shimla
    "A set of Colonial era Cottages restored into a fine resort with an offbeat character. Rooms have heritage character and here original colonial era styling is retained for travellers to experience. Recommended for heritage travellers and offbeat travellers."
About Shimla

Shimla being the famous holiday resort that used to enjoy the status of being the summer capital of the British Raj, is now the state capital of Himachal Pradesh. Today, Shimla is crowded and overdeveloped over the years and has completely lost its heritage feel.  more

Things to do in Shimla
  • Places to Visit

    Popular Christ Church Shimla, Mall Road Shimla, Kali Bari Temple, Jakhoo Temple, Taradevi Temple
    Special Interest Himachal State Museum, Viceregal Lodge Shimla, Walk to Viceregal Lodge, Lakkar Bazar, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies
  • Activity

    Fun Skiing at Kufri (Snow Experience), Naldehra Golf Course (Golf), Kalka - Shimla Heritage Train (Heritage Train Journies, Heritage Train), Taradevi Temple Walk (Walking), Rafting at Tattapani (White Water Rafting), Fishing at Tattapani (Angling)
  • Excursion

    Himalayan Nature Park Kufri (18 kms), Mahasu Peak (23 kms), Sulphur Springs at Tattapani (52 kms)
Access

British Resort

Chaura Maidan | Shimla | Himachal Pradesh
Rooms
RoomRooms per UnitNo. of UnitsNo. Rooms
224
144
144
111
515
Total Rooms18
Total Occupancy41

Facilities

General
  • 24 x 7 Reception
  • Doctor-on-call
  • Laundry
  • Currency exchange
  • Parking
Food and Beverages
  • Multi Cuisine Restaurant
  • Lounge Bar
Meetings - Conference - Convention - Banquets
  • Conference Hall
Recreation or Indoor - Outdoor Games
  • Library
Activities
  • Bonfire

British Resort

Chaura Maidan | Shimla | Himachal Pradesh

Getting There

Air :
Shimla
Rail :
Shimla 

British Resort is located in Chaura Maidan

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable For
Chaura Maidan Chaura Maidan is an area where Govt. offices with old colonial era buildings is situated just before one reaches Victory Tunnel, Railway station and Mall road. Holiday

Overall Ratings

4/5

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 175 reviews
Summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Amazing Property
By Ajaysharma06 on 05th Jun 2019
4/5

This is one of the best places in Shimla and one of the most iconic of properties. You enter the premise and you will get the reflection of British Era. This is not a place for everyone. You need to...

It is not as you see in photos
By theSoumyajit on 04th May 2019
2/5

The place is firstly ill maintained. There is no upkeep of the beautiful cottages and things are either gathering rust or have already gone into shambles. The resort is actually not what it looks in...

Stay with history
By TheWanderingHotelier on 11th Mar 2019
4/5

The hotel is very easy to locate as it’s just -about 200 meters from Vidhan Sabha which is from where you start your walk towards Mall Road. An additional 200 meter downhill and you’re at the hotel...

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  • Pet Friend: False
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