Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898

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Overview of Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898

Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Christ Church

9.0/10 Superb

69 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Internet access
  • Bathtub
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Bar
  • 24/7 front desk
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The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171001
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • WiFi in the lobby
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Conference space
For families
  • Rollaway/extra beds
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace

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About this area

Getting around

  • Shimla (SLV) - 57 min drive

About this property

Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898

5-star historic hotel near a train station
Take advantage of a terrace, a coffee shop/cafe, and a garden at Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898. Stay connected with in-room WiFi (surcharge), and guests can find other amenities such as dry cleaning/laundry services and a bar.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • Free self parking
  • A 24-hour front desk, a reception hall, and a front desk safe
  • Tour/ticket assistance, luggage storage, and concierge services
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the location
Room features
All 32 rooms include amenities such as safes and WiFi, as well as free newspapers and minibars. Guests reviews say good things about the spacious rooms at the property.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and free toiletries
  • Flat-screen TVs with cable channels
  • Portable fans, daily housekeeping, and phones

Languages

English, Hindi

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
At check-in, guests must provide either a negative PCR COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
Guests providing a negative COVID-19 test result must have been tested no more than 72 hours prior to check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 32 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2 PM - midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions
  • At check-in, guests must provide either a negative PCR COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • At check-in, guests must provide either a negative PCR COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
  • Guests providing a negative COVID-19 test result must have been tested no more than 72 hours prior to check-in
  • Customers may be requested by the property to provide documentation of recent travel history (such as showing passport immigration stamps) and/or complete a health declaration.
  • This property requires that all guests have the Aarogya Setu mobile application on their phone. Guests will be asked to present the mobile application at the time of check-in.
  • To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; travelers who are not citizens of India must present a valid passport and visa.
  • Guests who are traveling from Delhi, Punjab, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradeshin to Himachal Pradesh are required to provide proof of a PCR screening for COVID-19 (issued within 72 hours before arrival) during check-in. Guests will be requested to provide documentation of recent travel history by the property.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • WiFi in public areas*
  • WiFi in rooms*

Parking

  • Free uncovered onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking limited

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Room service

Working away

  • Meeting room
  • Conference space

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Built in 1898
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Portable fan
  • Minibar
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free newspapers
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Heritage Hotels of India.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 6080
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 6080 (from 2 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 7360
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 7360 (from 2 to 12 years old)

Optional extras

  • WiFi is available in guestrooms for INR 912 per night (rates may vary)
  • WiFi is available in public areas for INR 912 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for INR 2000.0 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

At check-in, guests must provide either a negative PCR COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination.

Guests providing a negative COVID-19 test result must have been tested no more than 72 hours prior to check-in.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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Frequently asked questions

Does Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898?
This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898?
You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 and nearby?
Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Cafe Simla Times (6-min walk), Cafe Sol (6-min walk), and Eighteen71- Cookhouse & Bar (7-min walk).
What's the area around Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 like?
Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 is a short 1-minute walk from Mall Road and 12 minutes' walk from Christ Church. Travelers give top marks for the hotel's prime location.

Overall score and ratings

9.0

Superb

9.1/10

Cleanliness

9.4/10

Staff & service

8.7/10

Amenities

8.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.6/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

adesh, 3-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The hotel has heritage charm with impressive service, very clean and well maintained. The staff is very friendly. Location is good. The dining options and quality of food and service excellent.
Virendra, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Neha, 4-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful Hotel located at the start of Mall road that provides a good view of Shimla. Staff Hospitality and services were exceptionally great. Would recommend worth staying!
Abhinav, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Exceptional hospitality
I had a wonderful stay at Clarkes. The hospitality by the staff is beyond imagination. The location of this hotel is really good. Never had such a good value for money!
Aditya, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Loved every minute of our stay
Guriqbal, 2-night family trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very comfortable stay. Location of hotel is awesome, exactly on start of mall road. Staff was very friendly and welcoming. Can’t ask for anything more. Breakfast was very good with good spread of buffet.
Vineet, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Our stay at The Clarkes Shimla
Amazing stay, great hospitality and food.
Prashant, 2-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excellent Hotel
Fantastic Service and great location. Have stayed here many times, and the hotel staff are the best.
Roland, 3-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very good
A very nice place. Restaurant needs to be improved with food quality and service.
Asferachew, 3-night trip
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