Shimla Accommodation

List of Shimla Hotels

Shimla Mall Road Hotels If you plan to spend your evenings on the Mall Road and the Ridge, then stay in a hotel on the Mall Road or in a hotel close to the Lift.
Shimla Honeymoon Hotels We have shortlisted a handful of hotels that offer romantic ambience and meet exacting standards of honeymooners.
Himachal Tourism Hotels Himachal Tourism hotels have great location and very affordable tariffs.
Read reviews of HPTDC hotels in Shimla
Shimla Economy Hotels Shortlist of hotels with very low room rates for backpackers and others travelling on a very tight budget.
Resorts Around Shimla Popular resorts around Shimla at Soghi, Mashobra, Fagu..

Seasons and Discounts

Off Season Discounts: Hotels offer Off Season discounts and packages from 16th November to 31st March and again from July 15th to September 15th. Discounts can vary from 30% to 50% of the published rate.
Peak Season: Peak season at Shimla coincides with summer vacations at schools. During summer months, literally thousands of tourists from Punjab, Delhi and rest of India descend to Shimla. If you are planning to visit Shimla during summers, please make a prior room booking be prepared to pay higher room tariff.
Room Heaters: In peak winters, December to March, climate at Shimla can turn pretty cold with snowfall. It is a great time to be at Shimla as long as you stay in a hotel with a centralised room heating system or at least provides room heaters.
Complimentary drop to Mall Road If you are planning to stay at a hotel away from the Mall Road, negotiate for complimentary pick-up and drop to Mall Road atleast once during the day. Unfortunately, taxi fare at Shimla is ridiculously high
Local Travel: There are various Shimla based taxi operators who offer the standard sightseeing package. Check with a local taxi operator before making travel arrangements with the travel desk of your hotel.

Reaching Shimla

Toy Train to Shimla The saying that journey is more interesting than the destination is true for Shimla.
Travel by World Heritage Toy Train is an experience in itself
Volvo to Shimla Volvo buses from Delhi and Chandigarh are economical options to reach Shimla
Shimla by Air Technically, Shimla has an airport short table top landing strip at Jubberhatti, 26 km from Shimla.
Flights to Shimla are irregular and schedules rarely maintained.
To reach Shimla by air, fly down to Chandigarh and then take a taxi to Shimla.