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Near Auckland School, Lakkar Bazaar, Shimla - 171001, Himachal Pradesh, India


Rooms 6

"Formerly the summer residence of the late Hon'ble Raja Charanjit Singh of Kapurthala, Chapslee today functions as an exclusive Heritage Hotel in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Situated next to the Auckland House Senior School.

Hotel Detail Info -

Chapslee Hotel in Shimla was originally built in 1835, and acquired by Lord Auckland, then Governor General of the East India Company.

The hotel was opened to visitors in 1976, and since then, Chapslee has continued to enamor guests with its old world charm and world-class services. Richly and brilliantly decorated with heirlooms such as Gobelin tapestries, rare textiles and cabinetry from the Doge's palace in Venice, chandeliers from Murano, blue pottery jardinieres from Multan, Peshwa vases, Persian carpets, marble statuary and a priceless collection of Indian object of art – Chapslee is the perfect retreat to allow you enjoy a royal holiday amidst splendor and grandeur of the bygone era

The Hotel offers six elegantly appointed suites, categorized as Luxury Suite, Deluxe Suite, and regular suites. Each of these spacious and luxurious suites are tastefully decorated with period furniture, and appointed with modern-day facilities like:

  • Attached bath
  • Running hot/cold water
  • Telephone
  • Color television
  • Room service 

Chapslee is known widely for its lip smacking cuisine, and the elegant Dining Room at the hotel is the perfect place to savor traditional Royal Indian cuisine from the Palaces of the Maharajas and Nawabs of India. Anglo-Indian cuisine of the British Raj is also served with gracious hospitality, characteristic of those times.


List of Facilities
  • Courier service
  • Purified water
  • Travel desk
  • Party space
  • Room service
  • Electric blankets
  • Credit cards accepted


  • Library cum card room
  • Tennis court
  • Croquet lawn

Local Info

  • Distance From Airport

    24 Km
  • Distance From Station

    2 Km

The former summer capital of the British in India and the present capital of Himachal Pradesh – Shimla is blessed with the best of nature’s bounties. Surrounded by cool wooded hills and dotted with stately buildings of the colonial era, Shimla creates an aura which is very different from that found in other hill stations in India. The stately Viceregal Lodge, the happening Mall, and Scandal Point are some of the pales of tourist interest in the city.