Banquet Hall

Imperial Ballroom & Terrace at Hotel Willow Banks, Shimla

If you are looking for a venue for wedding or corporate offsite or exhibition in Shimla - look no further. Hotel Willow Banks offers you a one of a kind indoor -outdoor banquet space of 8500 sq.ft ideal for hosting weddings, corporate events, exhibitions, fashion shows, concerts, art exhibitions and flea markets in Shimla. The banquet area has a brilliant view of all of Shimla town and overlooks the hills and popular attractions of the city. The area can accomodate over 500 people. Hotel Willow Banks is the ideal venue for hosting weddings, MICE conferences, exhibitions and film shootings.

  1. Weddings in Shimla

    If you are looking for a gorgeous offbeat wedding destination away from all the pollution and stress of the metros, then a wedding in Shimla is the answer to all your wishes. And Hotel Willow Banks will take care of all that you can enjoy the most memorable event of your life. We promise you a beautiful wedding in the hills – a ‘one of a kind’ and ‘largest in Shimla’ indoor-outdoor banquet area, delectable food across cuisines, luxurious ambience and the most picturesque view that will make your wedding photographs totally instagrammable without any filters!

    • Unique Indoor Outdoor Banquet Area: If your dream wedding is one where you have an outdoor mandap overlooking the age old pines and majestic Himalayas – then a wedding at Hotel Willow Banks, Shimla is what you have been looking for! With banquet halls large enough to accomodate over 500 people – you can choose the kind of wedding you want – ranging from simple and elegant to traditional, royal and extravagant. The perfect wedding destination Hotel Willow Banks has an indoor outdoor banquet area that offers a picturesque backdrop of the hills and the popular landmarks of Shimla for all your functions.

    • Prominent Location at the Mall Road: Hotel Willow Banks is located on the main heritage Mall Road – the most prime location in Shimla and easy elevator access is available to the banquet area. The hotel is also just 100m away from the largest car parking in the city- the Shimla central car park. Park your vehicles here & we will arrange for a special welcome and easy elevator access to the hotel!

    • Any theme of your choice!: With elegant options of decor – we can literally create any kind of wedding theme that you have in mind. The beautiful tune of Shehnai and the drum of the Dhol signify the spirit of the Indian shaadi while the floral arrangements of orchids, roses and lilies bring forth the beauty of the Shimla valleys. Entertainment ranges from folk music to live bands to dhol evenings and DJ dance parties to ensure the fun never stops!

    • Unmatched quality of food – Best in Shimla: With two of the best restaurants of the city within the hotel – Cafe Simla Times and Eighteen71,Cookhouse & Bar – Hotel Willow Banks is known for its food – unmatched quality, innovative presentation and diverse range of cuisines on offer from Mughlai, Chinese to Thai, Mexican, Italian and lots more. We share your love for food and will ensure each function has a spread to remember!

    • Rooms and facilities for wedding guests – Lots to keep them comfortable and entertained!: Wedding guests can also spend their time golfing, horse riding, trekking and using in-house recreation like the billiards, TT, jacuzzi, steam, professional spa, sauna, salon, gym etc when they are not occupied in the wedding ceremonies.


  2. Exhibitions in Shimla

    If you are looking for a space to exhibit your products in Shimla – look no further! Hotel Willow Banks is the ideal space for your exhibitions in Shimla. With a sprawling 8500 sq. ft of indoor-outdoor space overlooking the majestic hills, age old pines and all the popular tourist attractions of Shimla, it makes for a memorable shopping experience. For exclusive exhibitions in apparel, lifestyle and home decor or a B2B trade event or a curated flea market or a fashion show in the hills – Hotel Willow Banks offers you one of a kind space for your exhibition in Shimla. Located centrally on the Main Mall Road and with easy elevator access from the Car park (just 100m away) – it is an ideal location for tourists and locals alike.


  3. Movie Shootings in Shimla

    Shimla, one of the most beautiful cities in India also happens to be one of the favourite destinations for movie shootings. Movie shootings in Shimla are popular among many Bollywood and Punjabi film makers. Snow-capped mountains, Green meadows, colourful flowerbed, cool climate throughout the year, friendly locals, easy policies by the state government, colonial monuments etc. are the factors that make it perfect for movie shootings in Shimla. Over time various movies like Tamasha, Shoebite, Jab we met have been shot at Hotel Willow Banks and the most recent addition to the list is the Mastercard TV commercial with M.S.Dhoni and Pankaj Kapoor.


  4. MICE (Meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibits)

    With a high inventory of rooms and central location – The hotel is ideal for team buildings, R&R events and conferences. Shimla is an ideal venue for offsites and team building events. Conveniently accessible from any major city of India – Shimla offers great weather all year round and lots of activities to indulge in from trekking, river rafting and golf to in house training sessions, billiards, table tennis, badminton, pool, carom, darts. Any kind of theatre or cluster seating can be arranged at our indoor outdoor banquet hall cum terrace. The area can accommodate over 500 guests.

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