Location Located on Circular Road, 1 km from the Mall, Hotel Himland East is 3 kms away from the railway station, 2 kms from the bus stand and 22 kms from the airport. The hotel is 117 kms from Chandigarh and 87 kms from Kalka. Hotel Himland East is part of the renowned Hotel Himland that was established in 1969 as Shimla's premier modern "drive-in" hotel. It offers a comfortable and economical choice for tourists as well as business travellers. A four storey high structure, it boasts of ornate pillars and high ceilings. The small yet cosy lobby has the wooden reception counter on one side and the restaurant cum bar on the other. A flight of stairs lead to rooms located on the floors above. Rooms The hotel boasts of 23 rooms that are divided into 17 Standard Deluxe rooms and 6 Double Deluxe rooms. Each room has wall-to-wall carpeting or wooden flooring and comes equipped with an intercom telephone and cable television along with an attached washroom that receives a continuous supply of hot and cold water. A study table with a mirror is placed in each room along with cushioned chairs and diwan style sofas. Washroom amenities are common across categories and include soap, shampoo and linen. Please note that room heaters are provided at an extra cost. Dining Besides enjoying in-room dining, guests of the hotel can choose to dine at the multi cuisine restaurant and bar that serves North Indian, South Indian, Continental and Chinese food. The elegantly decorated restaurant can seat 80 to 100 guests at a time and is open from 7 am to 11 pm. The Windsor Bar is part of the restaurant itself, but is open only between 7 pm and 11 pm. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Services & Facilities Hotel Himland East can arrange for conferences for up to 80 persons in its multi purpose hall. For a social gathering, it can accommodate up to 300 persons. Other facilities at the hotel include a car rental service, travel desk, complimentary internet access at the reception, doctor on call and laundry service. Sightseeing tours and guide facilities are provided on request. The hotel accepts all major credit cards and boasts of a parking area, a rarity in Shimla.