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Hotel Willow Banks

Himachal Pradesh, Shimla
INR 5,682.00
Price
Room Type

Plan Min. Duration Min. Price / Night
(INR)
Deluxe Room
Room Info

Deluxe Room

Modern, fully appointed rooms with elegant furniture and rich upholstery in perfect symbiosis.

Bed Type: Double bed

Room Amenities:

  • Balcony
  • Bath Slipper
  • Bathtub
  • Cable Connection
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Hot / Cold Running Water
  • Laundry Bags
  • LCD/LED TV
  • Mini Bar
  • Room Heating
  • Shower Gel/Soaps
  • Tea Coffee maker
  • Wifi Access

Room Only
Inclusions, Exclusions

Room Only

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation in well appointed room.
  • Welcome drink and baggage assistance upon arrival.
  • Meals inclusive of Breakfast & Dinner.
  • Fruit Basket and Cookies in Room.
  • 10% Discount on Extra Food and Beverages.
  • 15% Discount on Laundry.
  • 10% Discount on our Akasa Spa.
  • 10% Discount on Wet Zone services : Steam, Sauna and Jacuzzi.
  • Cocktails and Snacks to be served from 08:00 to 9:30 PM, followed by Gala Dinner on New Year Eve.
  • Free usage of Multi-Gym.
  • Free Wi-Fi Access.
  • Free Table Tennis Facility.
  • Child Below 05 years Complimentary.

Exclusions:

  • Personal expenses, additional meals or services taken from hotel, which are not mentioned in the above package inclusions will be charged extra and payable to hotel directly.

Cancellation Terms:

  • 25% deduction of total booking amount, if canceled four days in advance.
  • 50% deduction of total booking amount, if canceled two or three days in advance.
  • 100% booking amount forfeited, if canceled one or same day.

1N 5,682.00
Super Deluxe Room
Room Info

Super Deluxe Room

Super Deluxe open out to private balconies with an amazing view of the Shimla Valley. You can relax in our sun-deck chairs and soak in the sun while you marvel in God's creation. The sight of the sunrise & sunset is surreal.

Bed Type: Double bed

Room Amenities:

  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Cable Connection
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Hot / Cold Running Water
  • Laundry Bags
  • LCD/LED TV
  • Mini Bar
  • Room Heating
  • Shower Gel/Soaps
  • Tea Coffee maker
  • Wifi Access

Room Only
Inclusions, Exclusions

Room Only

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation in well appointed room.
  • Welcome drink and baggage assistance upon arrival.

Exclusions:

  • Personal expenses, additional meals or services taken from hotel, which are not mentioned in the above package inclusions will be charged extra and payable to hotel directly.

Cancellation Terms:

  • 25% deduction of total booking amount, if canceled four days in advance.
  • 50% deduction of total booking amount, if canceled two or three days in advance.
  • 100% booking amount forfeited, if canceled one or same day.

1N 6,173.00
Premium Rooms
Room Info

Premium Rooms

Premium Room open out to private balconies with an amazing view of the Shimla Valley. You can relax in our sun-deck chairs and soak in the sun while you marvel in God's creation. The sight of the sunrise & sunset is surreal.

Bed Type: Double bed

Room Amenities:

  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Cable Connection
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Hot / Cold Running Water
  • Laundry Bags
  • LCD/LED TV
  • Mini Bar
  • Room Heating
  • Shower Gel/Soaps
  • Tea Coffee maker
  • Wifi Access

Room Only
Inclusions, Exclusions

Room Only

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation in well appointed room.
  • Welcome drink and baggage assistance upon arrival.

Exclusions:

  • Personal expenses, additional meals or services taken from hotel, which are not mentioned in the above package inclusions will be charged extra and payable to hotel directly.

Cancellation Terms:

  • 25% deduction of total booking amount, if canceled four days in advance.
  • 50% deduction of total booking amount, if canceled two or three days in advance.
  • 100% booking amount forfeited, if canceled one or same day.

1N 6,565.00
Willow Studio Package
Room Info

Willow Studio Package

Close to nature – amidst the age old pines – studios with their own private kitchenette!

Bed Type: Double bed

Room Amenities:

  • Bathtub
  • Electronic Safe
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Hot / Cold Running Water
  • Laundry Bags
  • LCD/LED TV
  • Mini Bar
  • Shower Gel/Soaps
  • Tea Coffee maker
  • Wifi Access

Room Only
Inclusions, Exclusions

Room Only

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation in well appointed room.
  • Welcome drink and baggage assistance upon arrival.

Exclusions:

  • Personal expenses, additional meals or services taken from hotel, which are not mentioned in the above package inclusions will be charged extra and payable to hotel directly.

Cancellation Terms:

  • 25% deduction of total booking amount, if canceled four days in advance.
  • 50% deduction of total booking amount, if canceled two or three days in advance.
  • 100% booking amount forfeited, if canceled one or same day.

1N 6,663.00
Family Suite
Room Info

Family Suite

oom for a family of four – with a sofa cum bed – that has its own private Jacuzzi!

Bed Type:

Room Amenities:

  • Bathtub
  • Electronic Safe
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Hot / Cold Running Water
  • Laundry Bags
  • LCD/LED TV
  • Mini Bar
  • Shower Gel/Soaps
  • Tea Coffee maker
  • Wifi Access

Room Only
Inclusions, Exclusions

Room Only

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation in well appointed room.
  • Welcome drink and baggage assistance upon arrival.

Exclusions:

  • Personal expenses, additional meals or services taken from hotel, which are not mentioned in the above package inclusions will be charged extra and payable to hotel directly.

Cancellation Terms:

  • 25% deduction of total booking amount, if canceled four days in advance.
  • 50% deduction of total booking amount, if canceled two or three days in advance.
  • 100% booking amount forfeited, if canceled one or same day.

1N 11,880.00
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Terms and Conditions

Rates offered and Terms and conditions mentioned are indicative and may be subject to change as per hotel's policy.

  • Package valid till 31st March 2019.
  • Package can be extend on pro rata basis.
  • Tariff & Taxes are subject to change without prior notice.
  • As per Govt norm Guest's are required to present your photo ID Proof such as Adhaar Card, Passport, Voter ID or Driving License at the time of Check in at the hotel.
  • These rates are not applicable Between 23rd December, 2014 & 4th January, 2015 i.e Christmas & new year period. Please get in touch with us for the same.
  • Supplementary charges may also be applicable during Long weekends, Public Holidays and Festival time such as Diwali etc.
Hotel Description

Willow Banks was established in the year 1871, a landmark estate which spells history and exemplifies an era of gracious living, originally owned by Arthur James Craddock, "Architect and Builder of Simla". In a fitting tribute to his memory the building has been redesigned into a Hotel, endowed with all modern amenities and comforts effortlessly blending into the surrounding landscape and enhancing its beauty.

Hotel Details

Hotel Type: Hill/Mountain resort
Star Rating: Four Star
Address: Near Tourism Lift, The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

Getting There
By Air

Jubbarhatti Airport 24 km from hotel.

By Rail

Kalka Shimla Railway 25 km from hotel.

By Road

You can  take a bus from Kalka to Shimla. Shimla is connected by road to Chandigarh, Delhi, Dehradun, Kalka, and many other places as well.


Hotel Facilities
  • Wifi Or Net Access
  • Travel Desk
  • Mini Bar
  • Jain Food
  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • Safety Locker
  • Spa Facility
  • Conference Facilities
  • Coffee Shop
  • Banquet Facility
  • Bar Facility
  • Veg & Non Veg Food
  • Gym
  • Elevator
  • Tea & Coffee Maker
  • Laundry
Recreational Facilities
  • Adventure Activities
  • Bonfire
  • Steam / Sauna / Jacuzzi
  • BBQ Facility
  • Games
  • Balcony
Other Facilities
  • Doctor on Call
  • Lawns
  • Power Backup
  • Intercom
  • Games Room
  • Car Parking
  • Hot/Cold Water
City Description

Introduction:

Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh and it is also known as the 'Summer Capital' of India. It's well developed facilities, easy accessibility and numerous attractions make it one of India's most popular hill resorts. Placed in the tower ranges of the Himalaya Mountain. Towards the north lie the snow covered high-ranges and the Shimla valley crisscrosses with whispering streams and swaying fields. Shimla holds a variety of shopping, sport and entertainment. The Malls packed with shops and eateries, is the centre of attraction of the town and scandal Point, associated with the former Maharaja of Patiala's escapades, offers a view of distant snow clad peaks.

Destination Facts:

Location: Himachal Pradesh
Altitude: 2202.00 Meters
Area: 25km sq.
Temperature: Summer 32°C & Winter10°C
Languages Spoken: Pahari, Punjabi & Hindi

Getting There:

Nearest Airports: The Jubbarhatti airport is 23-km from Shimla and major domestic airlines cater their services from here to Shimla. One can catch direct flights from Delhi. Chandigarh also well connected with Delhi by many domestic flights, and is the gateway to Shimla.

Main Railway Station: Reaching Shimla by rail is also very convenient as Kalka is the nearest major railhead which is connected with Shimla on the narrow gauge. The city boasts of three railway stations with Shimla, being the main station with other two located at Summer Hill and Totu (Jutogh) respectively.

Main Bus Station or Road: Access to Shimla by road is made possible by the well-maintained and efficient network of roadways and National Highway 22 that links the town with Chandigarh. The transport system within the town is also good and bus or private vehicles can be used to travel from one part of the town to another.

Distance of a few Major Towns from Shimla:

Kalka: 90 km, Chandigarh: 119 km, Ambala: 152 km, Patiala: 172 km, Amritsar: 342 km, Delhi: 380 km, Jammu: 482 km, Agra: 568 km, Jaipur: 629 km, Srinagar: 787 km.

Eating Around:

Himachalis is very similar to the rest of north India. The food served over here is lentil, broth, rice, vegetables and bread. Some of the specialties and the main food of Himachal include paneer, chouck, bhagjery, jhoul, patrode, siddu/batooru, beduan, chutney, khatti dal

Places of Tourist Interest:

Christ Church: Situated on The Ridge, Christ Church is the second oldest church in northern India. It has a very majestic appearance and inside there are stained glass windows which represent faith, hope, charity, fortitude, patience and humility.

Jakhu Hill: 2 km from Shimla, at a height of 8000 ft, Jakhu Hill is the highest peak a offers a beautiful view of the town and of the snow-covered Himalayas. At the top of the Hill, is an old temple of Lord Hanuman.

Shimla State Museum: The Museum, which was opened in 1974, has tried to protect hill-out and the cultural wealth of the state. There is a collection of miniature Pahari paintings, sculptures, bronzes wood-carvings and also costumes, textiles and jewellery of the region.

Summer Hill: Situated at a distance of 5 km from The Ridge is the lovely township of Summer Hill, Himachal Pradesh University is situated here.

Tara Devi: 11 km from the Shimla bus-stand. Tara Devi hill has a temple dedicated to the goddess of stars on top of the hill. There is a military Dairy Town here as well as the headquarters of Bharat Scouts and Guides.

Sankat Mochan: A very famous Lord Hanuman temple is located here.

Anand Vilas: Midway between Shimla and Junga. "Sarva Dharma Mandir", Temple of all Faiths, is a spiritual group dedicated to Mother Nature.

Kufri: 16 km from Shimla at a height of 8,600 ft, Kufri is the local winter sports centre, and it also has a small zoo.

Chharabra: 13 km from Shimla on route to Kufri.

Chail: Chail was the summer capital of the Maharaja of Patiala before Independence, known for its cricket pitch, the highest in the world.

Arki: (46 km) is the site of an 18th century fort built when Arki was the capital of the erstwhile hill state of Baghal

Tattapani: Location of sulphur springs which are found near the Tatapani mandir. (Holy Temple)

Getting Around the Destination:

By bus or private vehicles. Buses ply frequently to city centre. Heavy local transport can be seen between Shimla and its major suburbs which include Sanjauli, Kasumpti, Summer Hill, Totu, and New Shimla. Tourist taxis are also an option for out of town trips private vehicles are prohibited. The auto rickshaws are common.

Additional Remarks

Best Time To Visit:

• Winter (October to February) are ideal for enjoying snowfall, skiing and ice skating. Average temperature during winter is 8°C and can dip as low as -2°C. This is a good time for honeymooning.
• Summer (March to June) are the suitable time to enjoy the scenic beauty. Temperature ranges between 15°C to 30°C and is ideal for indulging in paragliding, trekking, camping and rafting. There will be no snowfall, but snow can be enjoyed on very high altitudes.

Festivals:

Ice Skating Carnival: - Takes place in winter i.e, October to February. Best time to enjoy the festival, Rhyali Festival:- Celebrated in Rainy Season i.e, June to September. Summer Festival:- Celebrated in Month of May, Sipi Fair:- Takes place Month of May in Sihpur as an honor to Sip Devta.

Shopping And Entertainment

There are Malls and market as such in Shimla, but one can find a few colorful stalls to buy knick-knacks. Best things to shop from Shimla are wooden articles, Blankets, Shawls, and Carpets etc.

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