The hotel is located in the lap of the Himalayas and is surrounded by the lush greenery of pine and deodar forests. The railway station is just 5 km away from the hotel and the nearest airport is at Jubbarhatti, which is about 23 km from Shimla town. The hotel lies within close proximity to the Shimla shopping centre and other places of interest. A premier heritage hotel in Shimla built over 4 acres of serene natural beauty and adorned with multilevel rose gardens and lawns, this establishment is a combination of centuries-old world charm and a modern sensibility that caters to the needs of the present day traveller. The 31-room hotel provides rooms in English country manor style and numerous facilities to make guests' stays pleasant. In addition to a reception area with 24-hour reception service, facilities available to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a bar, games room, restaurant, conference facilities and Internet access in public areas. Furthermore, room and laundry services are provided, and those arriving by car may leave their vehicles in the hotel car park. This heritage hotel comprises Royal Cottage and Royal Suite room categories which have been tastefully decorated into theme rooms. The rooms are furnished in the period style of the 1930s and are a perfect blend of vintage ambience and modern amenities. Each room has a separate theme and no two rooms are decorated alike yet they provide the same high quality service and comfort to the guests. In addition to a private bathroom with a bathtub, shower and running hot and cold water, the rooms are equipped with a telephone and a television with satellite channels.