Originally owned by James Craddock known as the ‘Architect and Builder of Shimla’ this three acre estate established in the year 1871 is a landmark in Shimla. The estate spells history and exemplifies an era of gracious living.In a fitting tribute to the memory of its original owner, the building was redesigned into a 4 Star Hotel in Shimla endowed with all modern amenities and comforts effortlessly blending into the surrounding landscape and enhancing its beauty. This Hotel in Shimla mall road is beautifully tucked into the lap of nature and offers an ideal mix of picturesque scenery along with close proximity to the buzzing Mall Road. An ideal blend of modern amenities in a heritage property, this luxury hotel in Mall Road Shimla comes well within your budget. So be it a family vacation, honeymoon, adrenaline packed adventure trip or a corporate getaway- we promise you an enjoyable stay in Shimla.

Consistently awarded the ‘Certificate of Excellence’ from Tripadvisor, this hotel in Shimla Mall Road has also been crowned as one of the Top 10 Jewel Hotels of India.With the two in house eateries rated as top restaurants on Tripadvisor – Café Simla Times and Eighteen71 Cookhouse & Bar – the hotel offers the best eating experience in Shimla. For a complete Himalayan rejuvenation the Hotel, visit Akasa Spa at the hotel, our beauty salon and gym or drop in to the billiards and pool for recreation at leisure. With a banquet hall to accommodate up to 500 pax, the hotel is an ideal venue for conferences and weddings alike in Mall Road Shimla.With essential services like a Doctor on call, Travel desk, Laundry and Room Service and easy elevator access through the property – the service is personalized and dedicated hospitality ensures you a memorable stay in Shimla.Our salon offers a wide range of professional services for hair, skin care and make up. Do come in and pamper yourself on this Himalayan vacation.

The complete Himalayan rejuvenation experience – Akasa spa has trained therapists for a variety of massages from Balinese to Swedish and is equipped with a sauna, steam and jacuzzi that completes the experience. To ensure you don’t give your workout a skip while on holiday – this well equipped gym gives you all you need for your daily dose of cardio and strength training.One of a kind experience in Shimla, Score- The vintage sports bar. Designed for you to let your hair down after a busy day sightseeing and shopping. For you to bond with your friends and family. For you to PLAY . DRINK . EAT : all those things that make a holiday fun! Billiards, pool, table tennis, carrom, darts and live match screening! There is lots on offer for a fun evening.If you are looking for a venue for wedding or corporate offsite or exhibition in Shimla - look no further. Hotel Willow Banks offers you a one of a kind indoor -outdoor banwuet space of 9000 sq.ft ideal for hosting exhibitions, weddings, fashion shows, concerts, art exhibitions, flea markets in Shimla. The area has a brilliant view of all of Shimla town and overlooks the hills and popular attractions of the city. The area can accomodate over 500 people.

Built on a heritage and landmark estate, Willow Banks - originally owned by James Craddock Jr., known as the ‘Architect & Builder of Shimla’ - effortlessly blends into the surrounding landscape enhancing its beauty. Centrally located with easy accessibility to numerous attractions, this 4 star hotel in shimla can be conveniently reached from the Tourism Lift, Cart road parking and High court parking. With tastefully designed spacious hotel rooms on Mall Road Shimla fitted with modern amenities; the rooms offer breathtaking views of lush green mountains and age old pines while overlooking the entire town of Shimla. With the two in-house eateries rated as top restaurants in Shimla on Tripadvisor – Café Simla Times and Eighteen71 Cookhouse & Bar – the hotel offers the best eating experience in Shimla. For a complete Himalayan rejuvenation experience in Shimla, visit Akasa Spa, the beauty salon and the gym or drop by at the billiards and pool room at leisure. Personalized 4 star hotel service in Shimla and dedicated hospitality of the hotel promises you a truly memorable holiday in Shimla.


Hotel has 35 well appointed rooms with DELUXE ROOM , SUPER DELUXE ROOM , PREMIUM ROOM , INTERCONNECTED FAMILY ROOMS , PREMIUM ROOMS WITH KITCHENETTE. The rooms have been done up in keeping with the modern standards of hospitality. The rooms come with open terraces and all the modern facilities.

Hotel & Room facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Backup generator
  • Breakfast services
  • Laundary Services
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Luggage storage
  • Doctor on call
  • Parking(free)
  • Restaurant
  • Travel counter
  • Attached Bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • H/C running water
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini Bar
  • Daily Newspaper
  • Premium bedding
  • Reading lamps
  • Room heater
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Television-Room
  • Wakeup-calls
  • window opens