Banquet Hall

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Banquet Hall

Plan your next event at our banquet hall at 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 9000 sq.ft ideal for hosting exhibitions, weddings, fashion shows, concerts, art exhibitions, flea markets in Shimla. The 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

    • Ideal venue for wedding in Shimla: If you a looking for a gorgeous offbeat wedding destination away from the noise and stress of the metros then a wedding in Shimla is the answer to your wishes. And Hotel Willow Banks will take care of all that you need so you can enjoy the most memorable event of your life! A beautiful wedding in Shimla is what we promise – brilliant indoor outdoor venue, lavish food, elegant decor and lots more for your wedding guests to keep them comfortable and entertained!

    • Great weather for summer weddings: Popularly referred to as the summer capital of India Shimla is a picturesque town covered with lush pine trees, crooked little colonial bungles and charming cobbled streets all set against amazing natural splendour. Because of its altitude of 2159 meters, Shimla is cool during the hot sweltering months which make it an ideal choice for summer weddings, with the ideal months being from March to October.

    • Indoor Outdoor Banquet Facility: 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. This unique combination of indoor and outdoor banquet spaces at one level is one of a kind in Shimla. 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 – 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!: Hotel Willow Banks has 45 rooms with majority that offer stunning views of the snowy Himalayan peaks. Also, being centrally located on the main heritage Mall Road, the hotel is stone’s throw away from all popular attractions of shimla this is one wedding that would be memorable for guests and the couple alike! 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 etc when they are not occupied in the wedding ceremonies. This heritage building turned hotel offers a colonial structure and all modern luxuries that make it a perfect wedding spot. The Safe vault, daily newspaper service, running hot water, 24 hour in room dining, laundry service, gym, select rooms with private kitchenette and an in-house ladies salon with professional stylists makes sure that all the wedding guests are kept comfortable and get everything that they need.

      With our great location, delicious food, warm service and a host of amenities available within the hotel – we will ensure your wedding in Shimla becomes a gala affair to remember – and that too, within your budget. Contact us for details today!


  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 exhibition in Shimla. With a sprawling 9000 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 and curated exhibitions in apparel, lifestyle and home decor or a B2B trade event – 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.

    For all kinds of exhibitions:

    • Trade Exhibition in Shimla :Shimla being the capital of Himachal is the hub for all commercial activity in the state. Plan your next corporate event or B2B trade event in Shimla at Hotel Willow Banks.

    • Art Exhibition in Shimla :For a unique experience, book Hotel Willow Banks for an art exhibition and enjoy art with the backdrop of the stunning natural vistas of this hill town.

    • Flea Market in Shimla :Tourists and locals will love this one alike! Unique designer apparel and lifestyle items from a curated list of sellers. The shopping experience will be further enhanced by the open outdoor location at Hotel Willow Banks Shimla.

    • Fashion show in Shimla :Now this one is special! If you are looking for an open air ramp and a majestic backdrop of the Himalayas for your new fashion collection head to Hotel Willow Banks and set up a unique one of a kind event! An outdoor Fashion show in the hills of Shimla!


  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. Shimla has connections with Bollywood since black & white era and Hundreds of movies have been shot in Shimla, but here we take a look at the top Bollywood blockbusters shot in Shimla. Hotel Willow Banks Shimla : The shooting of Tamasha and Jab we met was done right outside the Hotel Willow Banks. The movie Shoebite with Amitabh Bachchan was shot here too but was not released. Recently there has been another ad film shoot with M.S.Dhoni at Hotel Willow Banks Shimla


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

    With a high inventory of rooms and central location – The hotel is ideal for team buildings 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.

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