Fortune Hotels, a member of ITC’s hotel group, has recently opened Fortune Select Cedar Trail in the unspoilt hill station of Mashobra, Shimla. Mashobra is untouched by commercialisation and home to beautiful sanctuaries, nature treks, apple orchards, streams gushing through valleys and adventure activities. Also known as the peaceful Shimla, Mashobra takes pride in being one of the most offbeat hill stations in India and is an ideal destination for family holidays, solo trips, honeymooners and corporate offsite. Mashobra lures travellers with a large number of activities, such as rafting, paragliding, rock climbing, trekking, rappelling, quad biking, bird-watching and more.
The hotel is located amidst a lush oak, cedar and pine tree forest, at an altitude of 2,100 metres above the sea level with sweeping views of the majestic Himalayan range. The modern European architecture of the hotel is thoughtfully designed to feature floor to ceiling windows for natural light and offer guests unparalleled views of the pristine mountains. With the aim of attracting the leisure traveller and corporate off-sites, the hotels offers a host of modern amenities coupled with Fortune Personalised Services at great value to its guests.
“We are extremely happy with our alliance with M/s Zed Infrastructure, which has shown immense faith in the Fortune brand. We share a vision to promote this breath-taking property at Mashobra and see it grow into the most-visited destination in the region. This partnership will ensure that our guests are given only the best world-class service and experience. It’s a win-win for us as well as our consumers’,said Samir MC, Managing Director.
Highlights of the hotel:
The hotel offers a range of accommodation options with 47 operational rooms and 16 family suites in a crescendo of views, panoramas, balconies and terraces. The rooms, filled with natural light, are spacious with large bay windows and private balconies so that guests wake up to the enchanting sounds of the free flowing winds and breathe in pure air.
Zodiac, the all-day dining restaurant with a large private terrace overlooking the majestic Himalayas, offers the best of Indian, oriental and Continental cuisines. Neptune, the bar and lounge serves a fine range of liquor, cocktails and mocktails along with a delectable choice of snacks, and is an ideal venue to relax with friends and family.
Spanning two floors, the hotel’s meeting and event space is completely customisable based on the type of event. The two banquet halls can house up to 300 guests and are ideal for corporate events and meets. The hotel is fully geared for spectacular destination weddings that are sure to look right out of a fairy-tale.
Additional hotel highlights include high speed Wi-Fi connectivity, round the clock dining, activity zone, and a fitness centre equipped with state-of-the-art exercise equipment designed for guests committed to maintaining a healthy lifestyle even on holidays.
This beautiful hotel is ideally located at a distance of 33 km from the Shimla airport while the Chandigarh Airport is 130 km away. All the popular tourist attractions of the Shimla hills are at a close driving distance from the hotel — Kufri (12 km), Mall Road (16 km), Jakhoo Temple (10 km), Tatapani (44 km), Lakkar Bazar (12 km) and the Ridge (13 km).