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Hotel WelcomHeritage Woodville Palace Shimla

Raj Bhawan Road, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh - 171002 Map View Map

Hotel Location: Raj Bhawan Road
Rooms: 31
Check-in time: From 1200 / Check-out time: Until 1200
  • Raj Bhawan Road, Shimla


The Hotel Woodville Palace comes with a rich connection with the past and the property dates back to almost 1886 when it was originally constructed to serve as the residence of the Sir William Mansfield, Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Army. The charming and picturesque estate is located at a height of 7000 feet near the heart of Shimla, and offers the perfect blend of colonial charm and modern day facilities. The historical essence is so well maintained that entering into the impeccable Woodville Palace feels like steeping into a time machine where one is transported to the bygone times of the British Raj.

The property houses 31 rooms across various categories each of which ensures a touch of tradition and comfort of the modern day. The palace is adorned with multi-level rose gardens and lawns. As one of the premier heritage hotel property in Shimla, offers a number of facilities to make the stay for their guests a pleasant one. The rooms are equipped with telephones, television with satellite channels and running hot and cold water. Besides, Woodville Palace has a number of multi cuisine restaurants that offer Indian, Continental and Regional cuisine that are a true delight for your stomach and taste buds. Apart from the wonderful and congenial room service, doctors on call, travel desk and various activities are also available for the guests.

Hotel Features
  • Grounds
4Food & Drink
  • Restaurant/ Coffee Shop
  • Private parking is available on site.
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Room Types
  • Royal Suite

    Hotel Woodville Palace being a heritage hotel having a rich royal history has its accommodation named and styled in the same manner. The accommodation at the property is divided into wings. One of these is the Palace wing which houses the Royal Suite. As the name suggests the Royal Suite is spacious and well adorned with vintage ambience and modern facilities. Decorated with wooden furniture and framed pictures on the walls that keep the essence of the past alive, the room offer spacious living area with dining table, sofas and chairs. The room is well lit with beautiful side lamps and perfect room lighting. The Royal Suite features other standard facilities such as premium bedding, television, telephones, intercoms and en-suite bathroom with running hot and cold-water facilities. Guests can enjoy round the clock room serviceand enjoy the balconies of these rooms offering view of the scenic landscapes.

  • Imperial Room

    The imperial room is another well-furnished and spacious room option available in the Palace Wing of the Hotel Woodville Palace. The imperial room features carpeted floor, rich curtains and large windows that open to the scenic view of the beautiful Valley of Shimla. The room has a warm and cozy feel to it with its perfect lighting and wooden furniture. The guests can enjoy the facilities and amenities available at the room such as premium bedding, television, living space with sofa chairs and table, telephone, intercoms and en-suite bathroom with running hot and cold-water facilities. The round the clock room service and housekeeping ensures that the rooms are well maintained and the staying experience is an enriching one. 

  • Deluxe Room

    Each room at the Hotel Woodville Palace has its own distinctive character and feel. The Deluxe room which is also the part of the Palace wing has colonial touch with its antique furniture and décor. The wooden flooring and large windows that open to the serene natural beauty of the valley refreshes the mind and body. The rooms are well adorned with double sized bed, antique dressing table, personal writing desk, sofas and chairs thus making the room well equipped yet spacious. The perfect room lighting adds to the warmth of the rich colonial interiors. The room comes with standard facilities such as clean bedding and linen, television, living space with sofa chairs and table, telephone, intercom and en-suite bathroom with running hot and cold-water facilities. The room offers 24 hours room service for the guests who wish to spend time enjoying the view from their room. 

  • Princely Suite

    The princely suit is one of the premium accommodations at the Hotel Woodville Palace. The princely suite is a part of the Heritage Wing of the property. The princely Suite comprises of a luxurious master bedroom and a separate dining area. The Suite comes with a well carpeted floor, king sized bed, rich curtains and wooden furniture. The Suite also features a small living space with sofas and table. The spacious Suite beautifully capture the historical time for its guests through its ambience. The Suite is well equipped with all the modern day facilities to ensure the guests have a pleasant and comfortable stay such as clean bedding and linen, television, telephone, intercom and en-suite bathroom with running hot and cold-water facilities.

  • Majestic Suite

    The Majestic Suite is the next accommodation option of the Heritage Wing at the Hotel Woodville Palace. The Suite is well adorned with beautiful wall colors decorated with rich curtains and interiors. The Suite features premium bedding and an attached spacious living room equipped with comfortable sofas, dining table and chair. The rooms are well lit and ventilated and decorated walls with framed pictures. The room windows open to the breathtaking view of the valley and deodars and pine forests serves as the beautiful backdrop. The room features all standard amenities such as television, telephone, intercom, 24 hours room service and en-suite bathroom with round the clock running hot and cold-water facilities.


The House of the Rising Sun 

Hotel Woodville Palace features an in house restaurant called The House of the Rising Sun which is a multi-cuisine restaurant. The restaurant is well designed and reflects rich décor adding a remarkable dining experience at the restaurant. The menu offers variety of cuisines to choose from which are prepared fresh and served in the most authentic manner by the expert in house chefs. The restaurant apart from being famous for its mouth-watering tastes and warm ambience is also famous for its inaugural ceremony which was done by the superstar of the Indian film industry- Amitabh Bachchan. The restaurants ensure that the guests enjoy every bit of their dining experience and go back with satisfied taste buds and happy stomach.

Imperial Dining Hall

Imperial Dining Hall in the Hotel Woodville Palace is an exquisitely designed dining area where delicious regional cuisine is served. So for those traveler and guests looking for a change from the multi cuisine menus and wanting to explore the local flavors, then the Imperial Dining Hall is their perfect dining abode. Set with an ambience of historical touch and warm hospitality, the Imperial Dining hall prepares and serves its guests with the lip smacking local dishes and flavor that leaves the diners wanting for more.

The Hollywood Bar 1930s

Imbibing the concept of the heritage hotel in its in house bar, the hotel has named it as. The bar walls features framed autographed photographs on its walls from popular stars of the 30s which bring the concept of the bar to life. The well conceptualized décor and services according to the name of the bar together gives complete vintage feel to its guests. The Hollywood Bar 1930’s at the hotel Woodville Palace is fully equipped with liquors from across the globe. The guests wishing to let their hairs down over a drink with friends or family must head to this in-house bar without second thoughts. The array of available cocktail, mocktail and liquor options will ensure, you have a good time spending both your time and money here. 

Useful Info

Distance from Airport

  • Shimla Airport-20.1 km

Distance from Railway Station

  • Shimla Railway Station-3.9 km

Distance from Top  Attractions in the Area

  • Jakhu temple- 6.7 km
  • Christ Church-6.9 km
  • Mall Road-1.0 km
Useful Hotel Stats
  • Number of floors-2
  • Number of restaurants-2
  • Number of bars-1
  • No pets are allowed
  • Minimum check-in age of guest is 18 years
  • Government-issued photo id is needed during check-in