at 8,250 feet in the magnificent Himalayas, Wildflower Hall is a
fairytale luxury resort set in 22 acres of virgin woods of pine and
cedar. The former residence of Lord Kitchener, rebuilt to a new
magnificence, Wildflower Hall recreates the grand style of the
colonial era. Wood panelling and original artwork create an aura of
old world charm. Teak wood floors, hand knotted rugs and rich
furnishings complemented by spectacular views make the rooms very
For centuries, the Himalayas have inspired awe and
awakened spirituality in the souls of all mortals who encounter their
greatness. This fairytale resort offers a tranquil
sanctuary in the mountains.
The Oberoi spa at the resort offers holistic treatments based on
Ayurveda, Oriental and Western traditions in private
spa suites or pavilions
that are ensconced in a dense cedar forest and offer spectacular
vistas of the majestic snow peaks.
Enjoy beautiful views of mountains and valleys from the restaurants,
outdoor Jacuzzi and the heated swimming pool. Take leisurely walks on
the trails winding through the fragrant pine forests and enjoy Gourmet
picnic hampers that accompany your explorations. For the adventurous
the resort offers white river rafting, trekking, mountain biking,
archery, billiards, ice skating (in winter) and golf.
The hotel will be undertaking maintenance work
to improve the outdoor Jacuzzi from 15th July until 30th September,
2011. To minimise disturbance to guests, work is scheduled between
9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience
that the maintenance work may cause to our guests.
Location & How to Reach
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.
The resort is a serene and relaxed getaway offering an experience of
nature on a grand scale. From its vantage point on top of a knoll, the
hotel looks out onto a magnificent vista of rugged mountains,
snow-clad peaks, verdant meadows and cedar forests.
By Air -
Daily direct flights to Shimla from Delhi are
available. Private air charters can also be organized. The flying
time is 45 minutes. The Shimla airport is 90 minutes from the
hotel. Limousine pick up can be arranged from Shimla or Chandigarh
By Road -
The hotel is located 13 Kms from Shimla, next to
the village of Charabra, on the Shimla-Kufri road. Shimla is
connected by road from Chandigarh (124 Kms), from Kalka (110 Kms)
and from Delhi (385 Kms). The drive from Delhi to Shimla takes
approximately 8 hours and from Chandigarh to Shimla, approximately
3 hours. The drive from Shimla to Wildflower Hall takes
approximately 45 minutes.
By Rail -
Fast trains run daily from Delhi to Chandigarh and
Kalka. From Kalka, train connections on a quaint narrow gauge
railway, built in 1903, are available upto Shimla. The travel time
is approximately 4 hours. There are number of trains to Chandigarh
and Kalka. Limousine pick up can be arranged from Shimla or
Chandigarh railway stations.
- Wireless internet access in all rooms and
- 24 – hour Business Centre
- Full service Oberoi Spa
- Fitness Centre
- 24 hours in room dining
- 24 hours personal butler service
- 24 hours Concierge
- Meeting and Conference facilities
- Tijori the boutique shop
- Outdoor heated swimming pool
- Indoor heated pool
- Beauty parlor
- 24 hours laundry service
- Travel desk
- Electronic safe deposit box in all rooms
- Room for guest with special needs
- Extensive safety and security arrangements
The Restaurant -
The Restaurant has a large open-air terrace
offering panoramic views over the mountains. The menu includes a
varied range of Pan-Asian and Continental dishes. Guests can dine
here looking out over the most spectacular scenery in the world.
This specialty restaurant offers authentic Indian
cuisine. The old world interiors with views of the beautiful
gardens create a perfect ambience for the evening.
The Coffee Shop -
Serves an International Menu.
The Cavalry Bar -
Reflecting its gracious past, the Cavalry bar with
its wood paneling and original artwork creates an aura of old
world charm. Offering a full range of fine wines and spirits, it
is just the spot for a before and after dinner drink.
24 Hrs in Room Service -
If you prefer the privacy of your own room or
suite, there is of course the option of 24 hour in-room dining and
SPA & Fitness
The world class Oberoi Spa at Wildflower Hall, has
brought the resort 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.
Our state of the art gym offers the very best equipment to burn off
Energised by the pure mountain air and inspired by
the spirit of the Himalayas, embark on a luxurious journey of
rejuvenation in the therapies at Wildflower Hall. Our therapists
will pamper you with an unmatched array of treatments and rituals
designed to refresh and replenish your spirit. Inspired by ancient
Indian traditions of health and healing that have evolved for over
5000 years and incorporating international influences, The
therapies is one of the defining spas in the Himalayas. Enjoy the
serenity of private spa pavilions and spa suites surrounded by
soothing views of cedar forests or the majestic Himalayas. Unwind
in our heated swimming pool or the outdoor whirlpool while you
take in the spectacle of the snow-capped Himalayas. Feel yourself
reach new heights of awakening at the therapies.
Fitness Facilities -
A top of the range Gym located at
Spa level features Life Fitness Exercycle, Multigym, Stepper and
Treadmill machines. The heated indoor swimming pool opens from 9am
to 9pm. The fabulously sited outdoor jacuzzi is on the terrace.
Steam bathing options are also available on this level.
More adventurous outdoor activities
are available to make the most of the magnificent surroundings:
River rafting, Mountain Biking, Trekking, Archery, Ice Skating (in
winter) and Golf (at Naldhera) can all be arranged. In summer, the
Resort’s Tennis Court opens. The Resort can arrange- at extra cost
– transport, equipment, guides and picnic hampers for any of these
Indoors there is a Card Room, a Billiards Room and a Library with
a large catalogue of books, music and DVDs.
Adjoining the Spa is the magnificent heated indoor
swimming pool with beautifully detailed mosaic floors and
chandeliers. The pool offers splendid views of the mountain
ranges. Attached to the indoor heated swimming pool is an outdoor
deck that offers an infinity whirlpool. Soak in the sun on the
deck outside with a refreshing drink while you admire views of the
Swimming Pool -
Meeting & Conference
Nestled at 8250 feet in the Himalayas, Wildflower
Hall offers an inspiring venue for your meetings.
The resort rests between acres of cedar and pine trees, and bears
testimony to its rich colonial heritage.
amongst the leading resorts in the world, Wildflower Hall is an
ideal venue for high level meetings and conferences, with meeting
rooms capable of hosting from 8 to 50 guests. All meeting rooms at
the hotel lead to an open terrace and offer panoramic and awe
inspiring views of the Himalayas. State-of-the-art equipment coupled
with unobtrusive service and professional expertise will ensure a
memorable conference experience.
resort offers a range of activities to relax and recharge after your
meetings. Rejuvenating treatments at the Oberoi Spa, stimulating
yoga sessions, scenic nature walks and trekking trips, river
rafting, and mountain bicycling.
Wildflower Hall is a picturesque 45-minute drive over a 13 km
distance through forested hills from Shimla, the capital of Himachal
Pradesh. Shimla is 45 minutes by air from Delhi.
All our rooms come with the following features:
Satellite television & DVD player | Wi-Fi connectivity | Separate
walk-in closet with electronic safe | Direct dial telephone with
voice mail | Personal bar | 24 Hour Butler service
rooms are appointed with teak floors, hand-knotted rugs and rich
furnishings which reflects the colonial heritage of the hotel and
respects the traditional skills of local craftsmen.
rooms and suites offer spectacular views over the cedar forests,
mountain ranges or the gardens. Every room has a spacious marble
bathroom with both a bathtub and a separate shower cubicle with
deluxe toiletries. Three interconnecting sets of rooms are available
at the resort.
The Premier Garden View Rooms come with large bay
windows offering views of the beautifully landscaped gardens.
Premier Mountain View Room -
The Premier Mountain View rooms come with large bay
windows offering a magnificent view of the surrounding mountains
and the cedar forests.
Deluxe Suites -
Each Deluxe Suite has a separate living room and
bedroom. The living room features a fireplace and has an
additional guest bathroom. The Suite comes with large bay windows
offering views of the surrounding mountains and the cedar forests.
Lord Kitchener Suite -
Located on the 4th floor, The Kitchener Suite
offers spectacular views of the Himalayas. It features a separate
living room and two bedrooms with dormer roofs. This grand suite
has a four-poster bed in the master bedroom. The living room has a
fireplace and an additional guest bathroom.