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
  • 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)

British Resort

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


  • 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
  • Bonfire

British Resort

Chaura Maidan | Shimla | Himachal Pradesh

Getting There

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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


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 178 reviews
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  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Hotel is not of our taste its location and food is pathetic onces u r their you can not go anywhere. Bad experience
By srajeev1873 on 09th Mar 2020

Hi Not a experience worthy to share v badly maintained property , nothing to do all good food, No hygiene. Worst experience of holiday. Don't go if want to enjoy shimla better stay anywhere else...

Avoid if you can
By Rachnakhanduja on 13th Jan 2020

Three stars only for the welcoming and friendly staff ! We visited on 11-12 Jan 2020 and weren't quite thrilled by the resort for these reasons: 1. The 250 meter steep stretch is quite longer as...

Memorable Visit
By srs1993 on 23th Nov 2019

This is the one of the best place in Shimla 200 meter from Vidhansabha Rooms are good specially Scottish villa. my family enjoyed a lot here staff is good food is tasty. Hotel manager are cooperative...

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  • Child From: 5
  • Child To: 12
  • Only Veg: False
  • Pet Friend: False
  • Resort: False
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