Established in 1871, the colonial-style Hotel Willow Banks enjoys beautiful views of the Shimla Valley and mountains. About a quarter mile from Christ Church and Shimla City, it has a free Wi-Fi, a sauna and hot tub. The elegant rooms all have a cable TV, tea/coffee-making facilities and a mini-fridge. Some rooms have a balcony. The private bathrooms have a bathtub and hot-water showers. Hotel Willow Banks is on The Mall, a charming shopping lane. It is within 2 miles of Shimla State Museum and Viceregal Lodge. Shimla Airport is about 7 miles away. Guests can enjoy an authentic Ayurvedic massage, get a manicure at the beauty salon or arrange a day trip at the tour desk. The hotel also has a pool table and ping-pong facilities. Overlooking Shimla Town, the rooftop Fiesta Food Court features bonfires and barbecued dishes. Cafe Willows serves international food. Vintage wine and a dance floor are available at the Fusion Pub.