COVID-19 : SHIMLA is in Orange Zone
Last Updated: 28 Oct 2020
Latest Information on Travelling to SHIMLA?

Entry is open from all domestic destinations in India.

  • Face masks are compulsory when going out in public
  • COVID-19 test is not required on entry to the state, however, thermal screening shall be done for all passengers entering the state.
  • Containment zones to remain in lockdown till 31st of August 2020.
  • No night curfews are active in Shimla
  • All supermarkets, parks, malls and attractions are open with strict COVID-19 prevention norms in place.
  • Social distancing to be followed mandatorily when out in public.
  • 14 days of Institutional Quarantine is mandatory for travellers arriving from any Red Zone districts outside Himachal Pradesh
  • Passengers having ILI (Influenza Like Illness) symptoms are also to be quarantined in a government facility for 14 days. 
  • For passengers arriving from red zone districts outside of Himachal Pradesh, carrying a COVID-19 negative test report from ICMR authorized lab, not older than 48 hours from the date of departure,14 days of Home Quarantine is allowed.
  • All passengers must download Aarogya Setu App.
Flights

Flights to Shimla Airport are available from Delhi

Trains

No train service available

Buses

Inter-state entry of private and government buses in restricted in the state, however, intra-state bus services are functioning in the city from 7 a.m to 7 p.m. with 60% passenger capacity.

Local Transport
  • HRTC and private buses to operate with a maximum of 60% capacity
  • Public transport to be operated from 7 AM to 7 PM

Tourism units are safely open and allowed by the Government and follow proper COVID safety measurements. Therefore, tourists will have to follow the guidelines while visiting any place. Travellers are advised to practice good personal hygiene to ensure their safety.     

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Shimla Resorts with Swimming Pool

Radisson Shimla, Wildflower Hall, An Oberoi Resort, Taj Theog Resort & Spa, Chalets Naldehra, East Bourne Resort, Tag Resorts Oakwood Hamlet, De Exotica Crest, Sterling Kufri, Koti Resort, Sunshine Courtyard Resort.

Spending a quaint time in the
resorts of Shimla with swimming pool is a perfect idea for an amazing vacation. Shimla has always been the top-rated hill station that offers you snow-capped mountain ranges, cool surroundings, sparkling lakes, lush greenery and you can enjoy all this stay at one of the resorts. These resorts offer a perfect blend of natural beauty and man-made modern amenities so that you can enjoy nature without missing out on luxurious amenities.

There are multiple options to choose from Shimla resorts with swimming pool. Shimla is filled with upscale resorts that ensure to give you an experience of a lifetime. The premium resorts in Shimla like Radisson Shimla and  Taj Theog Resort & Spa are equipped with most modern facilities and luxurious amenities. Offering a retreat where you get to relax in a hot water pool of Wildflower Hall and take advantage of the luxurious spa provided by East Bourne Resort, these resorts offer plenty.

Here is a list of best resorts in Shimla with swimming pool:

01

Radisson Shimla

Radisson Shimla
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This is one of the luxurious five-star properties that offers the finest ambiance in Shimla. Radisson Shimla is an upscale hotel that has an inspiring, scenic view of the Himalayan Mountains. Hotel is also in close proximity to the popular attractions of Shimla like the Gaiety Heritage Cultural Centre, Jakhu Temple, Annadale, and Christ Church, all the attractions are within 3 kilometres from Radisson.

Being in the category of premium 
resorts in Shimla with Swimming Pool, this place is loaded with a multi-tiered pool overlooking the huge Himalayan Mountain range.

Location
: Radisson Shimla is located at GoodWood Estate, Lower Bharari Road, Shimla.

Price
: A standard room for double occupancy per night with breakfast will cost you around INR 9000.

Amenities
: In-room Wi-fi, Parking, In-Room Dining, Swimming Pool, Fitness Centre, and more.

02

Wildflower Hall, An Oberoi Resort

Wildflower Hall, An Oberoi Resort
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Get pampered in one of the luxurious Shimla Resorts with Swimming Pool. The name is enough in hospitality as Oberoi is the leading hotel brand of India, so you can be assured of having an amazing and comfortable stay here.

This luxurious hotel is surrounded by 23 acres of protected cedar forest and offers spectacular views of the snow-capped mountains. Wildflower Hall is situated in a picturesque setting on the mountains, 8,000 ft above sea level, it is a unique luxury hotel that offers a heated indoor pool and outdoor hot tub whirlpool.

Location
: Shimla Kufri Highway, Chharabra, Chharabra, Shimla.

Price
: A premier room for double occupancy per night with breakfast will cost you around INR 25000.

Amenities
: Complimentary newspaper, Room Service, Housekeeping, Bathtub, Indoor Swimming Pool, and much more.

03

Taj Theog Resort & Spa

Taj Theog Resort & Spa
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This five-star property belongs to the group renowned hospitality providers Taj. You can expect yourself in one of the finest resort properties of Shimla as Taj Theog really delivers the best in its class.

You can catch clear views of Churdhar Peak and Shivalik range from here, which makes your stay even better. Along with a heated swimming pool, this property has Jacuzzi as well, which will enhance your comfort. In search of Resorts in Shimla with Swimming Pool, Taj is definitely a good option.

Location
: Tehsil Theog, Shimla.

Price
: A deluxe room for double occupancy per night with breakfast will cost you around INR 15000.

Amenities
: This 99 well-maintained property offers Spa, Gaming Zone, Fitness Centre, Jacuzzi, Travel Counter, and much more.

04

Chalets Naldehra

Chalets Naldehra
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Chalets Naldehra is one of the four-star resorts in Shimla with Swimming pool, located 22 kilometres from Shimla Railway Station and just 1 kilometres from Naldehra Golf Course. The property provides 19 spacious rooms and cottages that overlook the valley of Shimlaand Deodar Forests. It is also located at attractions like Shimla Reserve Forest Sanctuary (15km) and Jakhu Temple (19 km.)

Location
: Shimla - Tattapani - Mandi Road, Durgapur, Shimla, Naldehra, Himachal Pradesh.

Price
: A deluxe room for double occupancy per night with breakfast will cost you around INR 12000.

Amenities
: Swimming Pool, Minibar, Free Wi-Fi, Safety Deposit Box, Tea/Coffee Maker, Clothes Rack, Kitchenware, and much more.

05

East Bourne Resort

East Bourne Resort
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East Bourne Resort is among the Top 20 resorts in Shimla with Swimming Pool, located at a mere 3-kilometre distance from Shimla Railway Station. The resort provides some spectacular views of the mountains and a lovely outdoor swimming pool that will surely make you relax.

Most of the attractions are in the hotel’s vicinity like Woodville (1 Km), St Mary's Church (2 Kms), Jakhoo Hill (2 Kms), Jakhu Temple (2 Kms) and Mahamai Temple (2 Kms) and some more.

Location
: E Bourne Hotel Rd, Nigam Vihar, Khalini, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

Price
: A deluxe room for double occupancy per night with breakfast will cost you around INR 7000.

Amenities
: Free Wi-Fi, Golf Course, Free Parking, Laundry Facility, Spa, Fitness Centre, and much more.

06

Tag Resorts Oakwood Hamlet

Tag Resorts Oakwood Hamlet
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Residing in the lap of nature this beautiful resort is located at just 2 kilometres from the National Highway 22 that connects Kalka with Shimla. It’s one of the unique resorts in Shimla with Swimming pool that also provides an option to indulge in adrenaline-filled activities such as rock climbing, rappelling, river crossing, and white-water rafting.

The property organizes rope crossings with ropes, white-water rafting, and also an opportunity to observe the sunsets from nearby Khudroo top. The relaxing swimming pool overlooks the valley and Oak Woods.

Location
: Shungal Village, Near Kathlighat, Shoghi, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

Price
: A deluxe room for double occupancy per night with breakfast will cost you around INR 7000.

Amenities
: Outdoor Pool, Golf Course, Child-Friendly, Bar, 24 hours room service, Laundry Service, and much more.

07

Sterling Kufri

Sterling Kufri
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Unlike other popular Shimla Resorts with swimming pool, Sterling resort is located in Kufri. The resort is just 20 kilometres from Shimla and provides stunning views of beautiful landscapes. The resort is a perfect combination of luxury and comfort, guests can also opt for skiing and apple-picking if the weather allows.

Sterling Kufri is surrounded by terrace farms. The relaxed pace of life and greenery of the area is a world of escape from the city's madding crowd. Cold winter nights are made cozy and memorable with heart-warming bonfires.

Location
: Galu, Jangal Kufri Chharabra, Fagu.

Price
: A deluxe room for double occupancy per night with breakfast will cost you around INR 4000.

Amenities
: Free Parking, SPA, Restaurant, Bath Tubs, Room Service, Smoke-Free property and Wi-Fi.

08

Koti Resort

Koti Resort

Koti resort fits as a perfect destination in your search for Shimla resorts with Swimming pool. Conveniently located at Mashobra, the resort is just 7 kilometres from Shimla Old Railway station and 15.7 Kilometres from Shimla Airport.

Located on a charming hill-top at a height of 6600 feet above sea level, the resort offers mesmeric views of the Himalayas. It provides a welcome sense of luxury, privacy, and serenity, making it an ideal location for either a family holiday or a romantic getaway.

Location
: Sadhora, Baldeyan, Mashobra-Naldehra Road, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

Price
: A deluxe room for double occupancy per night with breakfast will cost you around INR 7600.

Amenities
: In-Room Safe, Baggage Storage, Free parking area, Housekeeping service, Lawn, Outdoor Sports, Indoor Games, and much more.

09

De Exotica Crest

It is one of the decent three-star Shimla resorts with Swimming pool. Located at a height of 7637 feet, the resort has got a beautifully charming, and enchanting site covered with thick forest of Devdar & Kail.

The resort also offers you an unexplored and untouched location of apple gardens which have around 400 trees and ample of fresh air. The resort also has an outdoor swimming pool along with a recreational and activity room. This resort serves as an ideal destination for business and leisure travelers.

Location
: Theog, near New PWD Rest House, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

Price
: A deluxe room for double occupancy per night with breakfast will cost you around INR 3900.

Amenities
: Free Wi-Fi, Especially abled assistance, Doctor on Call, Children’s play area, Campfire, Mini Shop, and much more.

10

Sunshine Courtyard Resort

Sunshine resort offers a pleasant stay to its patrons. It is located in Shoghi at just 3.2 kilometres from Kathleeghat Railway Station and 5.4 kilometres from Shimla Airport. There are multiple attractions nearby worth visiting like Mall Road (19 km), Botanical Gardens (17 km), Kali Bari Temple (17.5 km), State Museum (17 km), and Johnnie's Wax Museum (19 km).

Exotic location and great hospitality are the best features of Sunshine Courtyard Resort. Along with an adult pool, the property also has a kids pool.

Location
: Village Kot, Post Office Anji Brahmana, Anji, Himachal Pradesh.

Price
: A deluxe room for double occupancy per night with breakfast will cost you around INR 7500.

Amenities
: Extra-long beds, Tea/Coffee Maker, Indoor Games, Laundry Service, Child Friendly, and much more.

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30 November 2016
Excellent
Beauty can't be described in words but pictures do very well.
03 January 2020
Excellent
Place is good. If you are expecting a break from city life. It was organized very well. The food has options and games are interesting. Perfect place to be in nature.
16 January 2020
Excellent
I visited last week with my family. the stay was very comfortable, the food provided was delicious. Staff was also very helping. We enjoyed hike to Pabbar River and guided pine forest walk. The room was very clean. We enjoyed the view from our room.
17 December 2019
Excellent
Scenic beauty with all the modern amenities that makes it a perfect weekend getaway. Me and my friends loved our trip to Shimla and the stay at this resort. We booked the property through Thrillophilia due to their best prices as it was our first time we were bit afraid yet received the instant confirmation and everything was the best provided.
17 February 2020
Excellent
I didn’t know about this resort but a friend of mine has suggested this resort and suggested to book from Thrillophilia and I am very grateful as they have the best price online. I have loved their Valley view rooms and spa. Overall amazing experience.
15 December 2019
Excellent
Had the best day there with my family. We enjoyed every moment of our stay, especially the hiking. The food provided was delicious with quite a variety. All thanks to the Thrillophilia for providing such a user friendly online booking platform with discounted deals..
13 February 2020
Excellent
It is a village style resort between the lush green apple orchards. Experiencing Khaddu lifestyle was totally a different and new thing for us. Thanks to Thrillophilia for combining stays with such amazing inclusive activities at the best online deals.
15 November 2019
Excellent
It was a gift from my side to my parents for their 25th wedding anniversary. On special request, the staff has arranged a cake and had also arranged a small decoration room to celebrate the evening for my parents. They were very friendly and I loved their hospitality. Thank you Thrillophilia for providing instant booking confirmation.
19 February 2020
Excellent
The location is perfect for nature lovers. We enjoyed the view from our hotel rooms. The breakfast buffet was delicious. It is indeed a well-maintained property.
07 November 2019
Excellent
Thanks to Thrillophilia fro arranging this awesome trip package with stays and complimentary activities. I loved and enjoyed the sightseeing tour to Kufri with this comfortable stay package.

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People Also Ask About Shimla

  1. What are the best places to visit in Shimla?

    Some of the best places to visit in Shimla includes:

    1. Jakhoo Hills: Believed to be the highest peak in Shimla with a height of 8000 feet. Holy Jakhoo temple is located on the top with 108 feet tall Lord Hanuman Statue.

    2. The Scandal Point, Ridge: It is the tourist hub of Shimla where you will find all the tourists admiring the mesmerizing views of the valley and the snow-capped mountains surrounding Shimla.

    3. The Shimla State Museum: Also known as Himachal State Museum and Library, is located on Mount Pleasant. The museum showcases the glorious past of the state with its rich heritage.

    4. Mall Road: This Street is a haven for Shopaholics. From warm woolens to Handicrafts, you will get all here.
  2. What is the best time to visit Shimla?

    The best time to visit Shimla is from April onwards till July, during this time the weather remains perfect for sightseeing. From October onwards winter season starts where one can enjoy snowfall till the last week of February. It is not advisable to visit during monsoon season (July to September) as the landslides are often due to the rainy season.
  3. What is the highest & lowest price of the resorts in Shimla with swimming pool?

    You can avail of a topmost luxurious resort in Shimla with Swimming pool at Wildflower Hall, An Oberoi Resort at INR 25,000 per night for double occupancy. On the other hand, at De Exotica Crest resort you can get the lowest price of INR 3,900 per night. Rates may slightly vary as per the season and demand.
  4. Can we drink/smoke in resorts in Shimla with swimming pool?

    At most of the resorts in Shimla with swimming pool you can drink and smoke as well in the designated areas and inside your rooms. Only a few properties like Sterling Kufri will not allow you to smoke in the rooms but designated areas are provided for smoking.

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