HOTEL COMBERMERE, SHIMLA- A TREAT FOR KIDS AND ELDERLY PEOPLE
Nothing beats stress better than a quick getaway in the lap of hills. For me, Shimla is that one place where I can relax, rejuvenate and rebound. This time around my place of choice was Combermere Hotel. Although I stayed only for one night yet I was completely myself here with the comforts.
Why Combermere Hotel?
It’s an ideal venue for business or personal getaway, Combermere truly manifests the Himachali tradition of ensuring impeccable service. In keeping with the historical significance, the hotel has all the modern amenities and comforts, within the folds of an old era.
Combermere hotel is situated in the bustling Mall Road of Shimla. One of the chief features of this modern hotel is the novel use of elevators (lift) from the Hotel’s car parking to the mall road. It is suitable for kids as well as elderly members who have issues in walking from the car parking or bus stand. Given the terrain, it is a boon…trust me!
Once at the hotel, the panoramic view from Combermere will surely leave you speechless, as would the interiors of the hotel, which are a perfect amalgamation of old and new.
Combermere Hotel has over 40 modern and stately rooms, dedicated to the comfort and style akin to the global guest’s requirement. Ranging from Penthouse Deluxe, Executive Suite, Combermere Suite, Luxury Suite, Combermere Luxury room and Luxury room, the hotel provides every guest with a memorable experience. Check out my room and it’s view.
There is a wide range to dine at, in this hotel. You can pick your choice!
Seventh Heaven Restaurant
While taking in the panoramic view, sitting by the comfy bonfire, you can experience the flavorful variety offering from Thai, Mughlai, Chinese and Continental cuisine.
Bask in the breathtaking view of Shimla atop the Hotel Combermere. One can enjoy a scrumptious spread of barbeque, with a portion suiting your mood.
The cafe provides an array of mouthwatering delicacies varying from bakery products, pizzas, burgers, Italian, Mexican, Thai, Continental. The food here is BRILLIANT! We had an amazing brunch here. Let my pictures speak the food flavours. I completely loved it.
Cloud Nine Bar
To relax and sip on the finest collection of liquors and wines, step into the sophisticated surroundings of Cloud Nine Bar.
A recently opened Lounge, it has the best of liquor collection with a view that is straight out of a postcard. Ideal for catching up with friends and associates. The ambience is just stunning with white and electric blue lights all around you. You can even gaze at the valley sparkling with trillions of lights as if someone has dropped a box of diamonds on the ground. Not only this, they have a live singer too, to add that extra zeal to your mood. The food here is nothing short of a culinary delight.
Combermere offers conference facilities with its Lord’s Banquet Hall, with a sitting capacity of 150 and more, and Combermere Conference Hall ideal for small business meetings of 30-40 people.
For those looking at spending their time pampering or unwinding, the hotel treats you to a wonderful Spa and Bath, offering spa, steam bath, sauna bath and jacuzzi bath. If you are looking at working up a sweat, the well-equipped Gymnasium will help you burn the extra calories. For the gamers, the Game Zone provides options for Billiards, Table Tennis, Carrom and Cards room.
The Mall Road – the main street in Shimla having historical significance.
Jakhu Temple – dedicated to Lord Hanuman and is situated on Jakhoo hill, 2.5 kms from the ridge.
Naldehra Golf Course – green pasture that demands one to explore the legendary cow milking place.
Indian Institute of Advanced Studies – set up by Ministry of Education
Kufri – a small village surrounded by lush greenery it has a nature park and has Mahasu peak, a trekker’s delight to soak in the beautiful view.
Chail Palace – known for fishing and trekking, Chail is also famous for being world’s highest cricket pitch and polo ground.
P.C.- The stay was hosted by Combermere Hotel.