The estate on which WelcomHeritage Woodville Palace is nestled, has a history dating to 1865 when Sir William Mansfield, Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Army, became the first resident of this charming estate. The palace was reconstructed in 1938 by Rana of Jubbal, who brought in hundreds of expert artisans from far and wide to ensure the highest quality of craftsmanship. Raj Kumar Uday Singh of Jubbal, his grandson, opened the palace as a heritage hotel in 1977.WelcomHeritage Woodville Palace is located in four acres of greenery and yet it is only a kilometer from the bustling mall. Today, the palace is one of the finest places to stay in Shimla. A special attraction of the palace is “The Hollywood Bar 1930s” which has a galaxy of signed photographs of film stars like Clark Gable, Laurel and Hardy, Katherine Hepburn etc. Furthermore, the Palace has a Tiger Lounge with a collection of photographs signed by Indian and European royalty. Another feature is the garden restaurant inaugurated by superstar Amitabh Bachchan. The palace has multi level rose gardens and plush green lawns. It is a gateway to other exquisite hill stations of Kufri and Chail.

A multi cuisine restaurant, The House of the Rising Sun was inaugurated by none other than Indian film star Amitabh Bachchan. The architecture of the restaurant is truly appealing. You can see the bamboos and deodars through the glass structure of the restaurant. With the nature around you and scrumptious food on your table, a perfect evening awaits you here.The Art Deco ethos of the Woodville Palace Hotel permeates in this dining hall and even as one sits down to enjoy the tasteful Himachali cuisine, the British era of the 1930’s is re-captured so tastefully that one does not know which to give attention to: the scrumptious food or the elegant décor.


ROYAL SUITE - Formerly the room of Raj Kumar Birendra Singh of Jubbal & his wife Raj Kumar Rani Ourmilla Devi of Jubbal ( formerly the Raj Kumari of Kapurthala), this is room has been preserved since the 1940's. From the original beds and furniture and fixtures this room would be a delight for any traveller with an appreciation of the past.The room has a bedroom with an attached siting room where guests can enjoy breath taking views of the gardens. A dining table for 4 is part of the suite. The main bedroom has one of the few functional fire places in the Palace.

IMPERIAL ROOM - Imperial rooms are a throw back to our original Palace rooms. They are ideal for weary travellers. Since each room is unique in design and decor, guests are delighted with each of their individual rooms. Add a bit of romance by requesting one of the few rooms with an original fire places to keep you warm on a cold winter evening.

DELUXE ROOM - Cozy rooms in a perfect blend of vintage decor and modern amenties, our deluxe rooms cater to everyones needs.

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