The Peterhoff became a constructing in Shimla which has housed as a minimum seven Viceroys and Governors General of India at some point of the British Raj. It has been built in traditional Tudor fashion all timber frames and shingled eaves. First occupant turned into James Bruce, eighth Earl of Elgin, who moved into the constructing in 1863. After India's independence from the British Empire, the constructing served because the Punjab High Court.
It became at Peterhoff in which the trial of Nathuram Godse, who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi, befell in 1948-49. In 1971, while Himachal Pradesh became a complete-fledged kingdom, Peterhoff served as the Raj Bhavan. Raj Bhavan and previously Barnes' Court is the legitimate house of the Governor of Himachal Pradesh. The constructing changed into destroyed in a fire at the night time of 12 January 1981. Subsequently, the Raj Bhavan become shifted to the Barnes' Court constructing. The Peterhof was rebuilt to a brand new design as a luxurious lodge in 1991. It has 34 suites.