PRICE: Worth maxing out for
Perched atop the serene mountains of Shimla, Wildflower Hall stands as a beacon of colonial-era charm and contemporary luxury.
This former residence of Lord Kitchener has been meticulously restored, preserving its grandeur while infusing it with all the modern indulgences one could desire.
Each suite and chamber at Wildflower Hall boasts of panoramic vistas, where the towering Himalayan peaks play peek-a-boo through the mists and the whispering pines narrate tales of old. The interiors, elegantly adorned with Burmese teak and handcrafted furnishings, capture a blend of the Raj era and Himachal Pradesh’s indigenous artistry. The palette, a soothing symphony of ivories, deep woods, and muted greens, reflects the natural beauty outdoors, providing an ambience of tranquil sophistication.
The on-site restaurant serves dishes that are not only a feast for the palate but also the eyes, as each plate mirrors the rich culinary heritage of Himachal and the broader North Indian region. Ingredients sourced from the bountiful orchards and gardens ensure a fresh, farm-to-table experience.
Wildflower Hall’s commitment to well-being shines brightly in its spa facilities, where traditional therapies meet modern techniques. Amidst the scent of cedar wood and the gentle hum of nature, one can indulge in treatments that rejuvenate both body and spirit. A session here promises to transport guests to a realm of complete relaxation.
More than just a hotel, Wildflower Hall is a timeless ode to Shimla’s regal past and the majestic Himalayan realm. Here, history, luxury, and nature converge, offering a retreat that enchants and revitalises in equal measure.