Wildflower Hall, Shimla, India

Wildflower Hall

Once the summer retreat of Lord Kitchener, Wildflower Hall is a luxury resort and spa in the forested foothills of the Himalayas.

Wildflower Hall, Shimla, India

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Shimla India

  • Enjoy relaxing spa treatements
  • Experience a variety of outdoor activities from hiking to white water rafting
  • Relax to a breath taking backdrop, views to die for
  • Meet for pre-dinner drinks in the well stocked Cavalry Bar


45 minutes drive from the hill town of Shimla, Wildflower Hall is a fairy-tale luxury resort and spa located in the forested foothills of the Himalayas at an altitude of 2,500 metres (8,350 feet). This was once the summer retreat of Lord Kitchener, and was rebuilt in a grand style after a fire in the 1990s by the Oberoi group as a purpose-built luxury hotel.

Set in 23 acres of virgin forest, each of the 87 rooms and suites offers excellent mountain views. The rooms are all fitted with teak floors, marble bathrooms and are furnished with colonial décor as well as all modern facilities including television, DVD player, internet access and private bar. There is 24 butler service.

There is a choice of dining. The main restaurant serves Pan-Asian and Continental food and has an open air terrace with magnificent views of the mountains, The Lutyens, meanwhile, specialises in Indian cuisine and is decorated in an old world fashion giving it an intimate atmosphere. The Cavalry Bar offers a full range of drinks in a cosy setting. There is also a coffee shop.

The Oberoi Spa
Wildflower Hall is well known for its fabulous spa which aims to relax, rejuvenate and inspire. Guests can enjoy pampering treatments such as body wraps, various aromatic baths including milk and rose baths, cedar and herbs and skin and nail care. The spa also offers a comprehensive range of Ayurvedic treatments, the ancient Indian science dedicated to maintaining balances within the body and promoting good health and long life. Each guests is assessed in terms of body type and treatments are then arranged accordingly. These include massages with oils and herbs and reflexology. Treatments take place in private pavilions and suites, with views of the cedar and pine forests.
Yoga and meditation sessions can be arranged. There is also a heated swimming pool and outdoor jacuzzi plus sauna and steam rooms.


For those looking for a more active stay, horse riding, mountain biking, white water rafting and trekking are all offered in the mountains and valleys around the hotel. There is also a well equipped gym, perfect for burning off those calories. Wildflower Hall is also an ideal base for exploring the historic town of Shimla.

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Client Rating for India 5/5 from 130 reviews

Excellent service and friendly staff that we come to expect from Oberoi Resorts. Wildflower Hall is beautifully decorated, welcoming and peaceful, the ideal place to take in the magnificent scenery.

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Wildflower Hall

Wildflower Hall, Shimla, India

Once the summer retreat of Lord Kitchener, Wildflower Hall is a luxury resort and spa in the forested foothills of the Himalayas.

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