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The Elgin, Darjeeling

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Internet
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Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star Hotel
The Elgin is the oldest heritage hotel in Darjeeling , built in 1887 it was the summer residence of the Maharajah (King) of Cooch Behar. The property was then leased and run by succession of British families the last being Madame Nancy Oakley . It was then acquired by Mr K.C Oberoi of...
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Location and contact
18 HD Lama Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
40.9 km to Bagdogra Airport
30 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The hotel was outstanding and it's situated in the walking distance from the mall. The foods were excellent and the decoration and the staffs were outstanding. Everyone who has a budget should visit this hotel, you surely not get disappointed.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this property and found it to be an ideal place to stay in Darjeeling. From there the mall is in walking distance. Meals were excellent and we enjoyed the piano that was played during dinner hours. I would love to recommend this hotel...More

Thank Sauren_Ray
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr Ray! We are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with your family with us ! We thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation! We look forward to serving you again ! The Elgin was built in 1887...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After my recent visit to Elgin Darjeeling for the third time, I must say this hotel now has a permanent place in my heart. Visited the place with my two-year-old daughter and Mr. Majumdar and his team made our stay very comfortable. The check in...More

Thank abhigngly
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir! We are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with your family with us and have returned back with fond memories ! Thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation! We look forward to serving you again ! We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the best short trips I've had and the credit goes to Darjeeling and the Elgin which hosted us during our stay. However, I believe a hotel is as good as the people who run it and the owners who imbibe the...More

Thank prosenjit g
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir ! We are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with with us and have returned back with fond memories ! Your feedback is very encouraging for me and my team members and I will certainly be sharing your feedback...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Holidays n the destination chosen was too good n the top up was the images on internet of Elgin Darjeeling . As a luxury vacation for my family we booked the suite room based on the images portrayed. But to our disappointment, they were large...More

Thank Shila C
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Madame! Thank you so much for your feedback ! We apologise that we were unable to meet or exceed your expectations ! As the property is a very very busy hotel we have a master plan in place to refurbish and upgrade the suite...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$166 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in Darjeeling
#3 Luxury Hotel in Darjeeling
#3 Family Hotel in Darjeeling
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$166 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in Darjeeling
#3 Luxury Hotel in Darjeeling
#3 Family Hotel in Darjeeling
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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swapna40
8 March 2018|
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Response from ACL3112 | Reviewed this property |
No idea - hotel prices go up and down based on demand, the time of year, etc. What I do is the following: I check on a couple of websites (not the hotel) first to see what's on offer, after that I check with the hotel and... More
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Aniruddha D
4 October 2017|
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Response from pattynrich | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know it should be fine. The strike was over last week. It reopened last Friday. It's a beautiful place to stay. You will be welcomed for sure.
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Rubai B
28 March 2017|
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Response from ElginGuestRelations | Property representative |
Dear Madame ! All the Elgin properties in Darjeeling & Sikkim are pet friendly and you can bring and keep your pet with you inside the hotel as long as you can take care of your pet and your pets food .
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"Request Front Garden view"
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"Rooms are well designed. Quite place. You can enjoy the nature."
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"There isn't much of a view from any room, the decision would be stairs vs fireplace."
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"Ask for valley facing rooms. They have only 9, so insist when you book."
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