Wildflower Hall is nestled at an altitude of 8250 feet above sea level set in 23 acres of virgin woods of pine and cedar.
From the 87 suites and rooms every guest has spectacular views over the cedar forests and mountain ranges. Every room has a spacious marble bathroom with separate shower and walk-in closets and personalised butler service. 3 Deluxe Suites feature a separate living room with a fireplace. In addition, the very grand Lord Kitchener Suite has a four-poster bed in the master suite and a second bedroom. Guest rooms are appointed with teak floors, hand-knotted rugs and rich furnishings which reflecting the colonial heritage of the hotel and respect the traditional skills of local craftsmen. All rooms feature a personal bar, satellite television and DVD player and direct dial telephones with dataport. Three interconnecting sets of rooms are available at the resort. 24 hours in-room dining, same day laundry and dry cleaning and 24 hour butler service all add to the exceptional standard of services guests enjoy at Wildflower Hall.
The two restaurants offer the choice of fine international cuisine and traditional Indian cooking, or simply relax with a quiet drink in the timeless elegance of The Cavalry Bar.
A world class Spa opened recently at Wildflower Hall, bringing the resort right into the top league of luxury destinations. The Oberoi Spa offers holistic treatments based on Ayurvedic, Asian and Western therapies to relax, rejuvenate and inspire. With tranquil views through lush green cedar and pine forests, the Spa Pavilions offer stressed out guests a peaceful haven in which to revitalise themselves, both inside and out.
There is a multitude of opportunities to enjoy the natural surroundings. You could take day treks through the mountains, raft over the surging River Sutlej, mountain bike along Himalayan paths or take a horse ride at a more leisurely pace.
Wildflower Hall offers 83 Premier Rooms, 3 Deluxe Suites and 1 Lord Kitchener Suite. Rooms offers spectacular views over the cedar forests and mountain ranges. Every room has a spacious marble bathroom with separate shower and walk-in closets and personalised butler service. Amenities include a personal bar, satellite television, DVD player and direct dial telephones with dataport.
Children over 12 are welcome but there are no specific facilities.
Facilities at the hotel include 24 hr in-room dining, business centre, beauty salon, laundry & valet service, indoor heated swimming pool, steam & sauna room, Spa and fitness centre. ‘The Restaurant’ offers Pan Asian and Continental dishes, ‘Lutyens’ offers speciality Indian cuisine and the ‘Cavalry Bar’ offers a full range of wines and spirits.
The hotel offers complimentary activities including swimming, use of the fitness centre and guided walks. Activities charged at an additional cost include rafting, mountain biking and horse riding.
When to travel
Shimla's salubrious climate helps make it a year-round destination. Though Shimla has pleasant climate throughout the year, it experiences cold winters. The temperatures can drop to sub-zero conditions during the peak winter season. The best time to visit Shimla would be October to November and from March to May. It is advisable not to visit Shimla during monsoons as the place has a history of having landslides every now and then.
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Location and directions
Located at an altitude of 2,500 meters (8,250 feet), Wildflower Hall is a picturesque 45-minute drive over a 13 km distance through forested hills from Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh.
How to get there
9-hour direct flight to Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport, followed by a 1-hour domestic flight to Shimla. The Shimla airport is 1-hour 30-minutes from the hotel.