Named after Shyamala Devi, an incarnation of Goddess Kali, Shimla is perhaps the most popular hill-station in India. Once the summer capital of the British, this quaint town with its hand-painted signs, old buildings and iron lamp posts remind one of the colour drawings in a fable. Blanketed in snow during the winter months of December through February, Shimla is the perfect companion for writers seeking solitude and those with a penchant for all things adventurous. Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh is indeed a great place to escape to during the summer or better still, if you enjoy the cold, what’s holding you back?
Best Time to Visit Shimla - While this depends on your personality purpose of visiting Shimla, for the general crowd, the months from March through October are considered the best time to visit this place. If you are someone who is into winter sports and enjoy playing around in the snow, then the winter months of December through February are the best time for you to vacation here. However, just like yourself, there are plenty of people around the country who share the same passion and finding suitable accommodation can be a task. Though there are plenty of good hotels in Shimla, it is advisable to make your bookings in advance.
Where else would you get quality rooms coupled with excellent service and host of amenities that don’t burn a hole in your pocket? With Treebo Hotels, you can truly enjoy affordable luxury. Whether you’re travelling solo, or a couple, or better still with family, Treebo hotels is an ideal budget-friendly accommodation option in Shimla.
Couple Friendly Hotels in Shimla - Shimla is a popular weekend getaway for people from Delhi, and other places in the north. With its stunning views, pleasant roads, friendly people and dogs, and weather, it is easy to understand why people head to this quaint town so often. Shimla is safe and welcomes people heartily, and there are good hotels in Shimla for unmarried couples. Treebo has launched couple friendly hotels in Shimla, effectively increasing the budget hotel options for couples looking for a quick break.
Events in Shimla - Planning a trip here? It’s best to centre your Shimla hotel booking around the following events. The ice- skating carnival is held from December through February and is a great time to be in Shimla. The Bhog Fair held is held in November and people from across the country travel to Shimla to pay respect to Devta Bansor. The Lavi Fair is the most important event held here as it seeks to pay tribute to the trade pact signed between Tibet and the former state of Bushahr. This fair is an important event for businesses and small-scale industries in Shimla. Also, the prospect of enjoying a ‘white Christmas’ draws tourists from around the country to this hilltown in December.
Experiences in Shimla - Riding the Shimla-Kalka Toy train is something you just can’t afford to miss when travelling to Shimla. A thrill that you will remember, the toy train is perhaps the best way to explore and experience the lush green forests and man-made tunnels that Shimla is famous for. Enjoy ice-skating? Well, why not make the most of Asia’s only open air ice-skating rink in Shimla? As a matter of fact, professional and amateur skaters travel to Shimla during the winter months to make the most of this ice-skating rink. If shopping is what you desire, Lakkar Bazaar is the place for you here. Therefore, when choosing accommodation in Shimla, it is important to look booking hotels that are close to popular tourist haunts. This market is a heaven for woodwork, artefacts, woollens and yes, great food. Adventure junkies ought to go river rafting at Tattapani, nestled on the banks of the river Sutlej. Over the years, Tattapani has earned a name for itself when it comes to river rafting in India. Enjoy trekking? Then how about taking a walk to Jakku Temple or better still enjoy the sunrise at Chadwick Falls and sunset at Scandal Point? There are plenty of trails for both professionals and as well as beginners to choose from. When in Shimla, how can one forget about Mall Road? This famous street in Shimla is dotted with restaurants, bars and pubs, shops, markets and hotels. Two prominent attractions here are the Ridge and Scandal Point. As for eating out, try the food at Alpha Restaurant, Indian Coffee House, Sagar Ratna, Baljees and Devicos, Cafe Shimla Times, Goofa Ashiana and Wake & Bake Café. There’s much more to enjoy here and you must visit the Military Museum at Annandale, Observatory Hill, Arki Fort, Gaiety Heritage, Cultural Complex, Viceregal Lodge and Hadimba Devi Temple. Now that know where to go and what to do in Shimla, book Shimla Hotels are close to these attractions. With this you will have more time to explore and unearth here.
What are the good hotels in Kufri Shimla?
Asked by Priyanka, 19-04-2018
Treebo Snow View resort is only 2 km from Kufri Shimla, and offers economical and comfortable rooms that are packed with facilities and amenities that will make your stay a comfortable one. The amenities it provides include rooms with a balcony, complimentary breakfast, TV with cable/DTH connection, on-site parking are just a few of the amenities available. To know more, click on the link: https://www.treebo.com/hotels-in-kufri-shimla/
Response by Treebo Shimla Team, 20-04-2018
Planning a trip to Shimla as part of our relationship anniversary. Are there any couple-friendly hotels in the city?
Asked by Sindhu, 16-04-2018
Presently, there are two couple-friendly Treebo properties in Shimla. Check them out by applying the 'couple friendly' filter found on the left side of the Shimla city page. You also have the option to view them by clicking on the following link https://www.treebo.com/couple-friendly-hotels-in-shimla/
Response by Treebo Shimla Team, 17-04-2018
I heard about the tourism lifts in Shimla and want to stya close to one, so I can use it as a mode of transport when in Shimla. What are the good hotels close to it?
Asked by Monish, 05-04-2018
Treebo Varuna is only 1.3 km away from the tourism lift, You can easily take a walk to the lift, and its also within walking distance to many eateries and tourist attractions. If you're interested in learning more about the hotel and the services it offers, please click on the link: https://www.treebo.com/hotels-near-tourism-lift-shimla/
Response by Treebo Shimla Team, 10-04-2018
I am looking for hotels close to Military hospital, as I have family coming in to Shimla for a family reason.
Asked by Veda, 16-03-2018
Treebo Varuna is located close to the hospital, as well as the airport, bus stand and train station. It is an ideal choice if your family wishes for a pleasant stay with excellent service and convenience https://www.treebo.com/hotels-near-military-hospital-shimla/
Response by Treebo Shimla Team, 28-03-2018
As we're travelling to Shimla from Delhi by bus, we'll need accommodation situated close to the ISBT Tutikandi. Does Treebo have good hotels close by?
Asked by Usha, 09-03-2018
A good Treebo property can be found at a distance of 1.5 km from ISBT Tutikandi by selecting this area under the left navigation tab 'Shimla hotels by location'. Or else, visit the following link to book your stay https://www.treebo.com/hotels-in-isbt-tutikandi-shimla/
Response by Treebo Shimla Team, 12-03-2018
Please help me with the process of booking a couple friendly hotel in Shimla
Asked by Bryan, 01-03-2018
We are shopping enthusiasts as much as we are travellers. Therefore, we'd like to stay near Lakkar Bazar for a day where we can go shopping for wooden articles. Can you suggest hotels that are close by?
Asked by Anna, 21-02-2018
Find a Treebo property located just 1.4 km away from Lakkar Bazar by choosing this area under the left navigation tab 'Shimla hotels by location'. Click on the following link to book rooms at the property https://www.treebo.com/hotels-in-lakkar-bazar-shimla/
Response by Treebo Shimla Team, 26-02-2018
Do you have any couple-friendly Treebos near Chotta Shimla Bus Stop?
Asked by Shambu, 14-02-2018
Yes. A couple-friendly Treebo property is situated just 2.5 km away from Chotta Shimla Bus Stop. You can check it out by choosing 'Couple Friendly Treebos' under the Filters tab on the left side of the page. Make your booking rightaway by visiting this link https://www.treebo.com/hotels-near-chotta-shimla-bus-stop/
Response by Treebo Shimla Team, 14-02-2018
I am visiting Indira Gandhi Medical College in Shimla for early admissions. Which is the best Treebo hotel to choose close to the institution?
Asked by Chandan, 08-02-2018
One of the best Treebo hotels near Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla would be Treebo Varuna which is about 1.3km from the campus. The hotel is close to the Shimla Old Bus Stand and the Railway Station. The hotel also offers amenities like laundry and room service, wake-up service, and a travel desk. Check out this link for more information: https://www.treebo.com/hotels-in-shimla/treebo-varuna-sherwood-estate-the-mall-shimla
Response by Treebo Shimla Team, 10-02-2018
Do you accept payments by credit cards?
Asked by Rishi, 22-12-2017
Yes, we do accept payments through credit card at most of our hotels. We want to make your stay as comfortable and as convenient as possible. You can check the facilities section to see if the particular hotel of your choice allows the payment through credit card.
Response by Treebo Shimla Team, 28-12-2017