THE OBEROI WILDFLOWER HALL, SHIMLA
Situated at 8,350 feet in the magnificent Himalayas, Wildflower Hall is a fairytale luxury resort set in 23 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. Enjoy beautiful views of mountains and valleys from the rooms, restaurants, outdoor Jacuzzi and the heated swimming pool. Nature lovers can explore the Himalayas and enjoy adventure sports. For the ultimate in pampering our luxury spa pavilions are tranquil havens for revitalizing the body and soul.
The Oberoi Group
All rooms feature a personal bar, satellite television and DVD player and direct dial telephones with dataport. Three interconnecting sets of rooms are available at the resort. 24 hours in-room dining, same day laundry and dry cleaning and 24 hour butler service all add to the exceptional standard of services guests enjoy at Wildflower Hall.
24 hours room services
The Restaurant - It has a large open-air terrace offering panoramic views over the mountains. The menus include a varied range of Pan-Asian and Continental dishes. Guests can dine here looking out over the most spectacular scenery in the world. Lutyens’ - An elegant Indian restaurant specialising in traditional Indian cooking, Lutyens opens in the high season for dinner only. The Cavalry Bar - The Bar is open from 12 noon to 10.00pm and offers a full range of fine wines and spirits. Just the spot for an aperitif before dinner. Spa - A world class Spa opened recently at Wildflower Hall, bringing the resort right into the top league of luxury destinations. The Oberoi Spa by Banyan Tree 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. Therapies offered by trained therapists include an Aromatic Massage, Balinese Massage, Head and Shoulder Massage, Hawaiian Massage, Thai Massage and a Wild Lavender Scrub. 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. Sauna and Steam rooms are also on this level. More adventurous outdoor activities are available to make the most of the magnificent surroundings: River rafting, Mountain Biking, Horse Riding, Trekking, Archery, Ice Skating (in winter) and Golf (at Naldhera) can all be arranged. In Summer, the Resort’s Tennis Court opens. Horses and Ponies are available for hire at the Resort and must be booked in advance. The Resort can arrange- at extra cost – transport, equipment, guides and picnic hampers for any of these activities. Indoors there is a Card Room, a Billiards Room and a Library with a large catalogue of books, music and DVDs.
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
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