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Elgin Darjeeling

3.5 of 5 18 HD Lama Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Northborough, Massachusetts
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317 reviews 317 reviews
103 hotel reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My group of 21 spent two nights at the Elgin. I down graded our rating because we got stuck in Room 36, an interior room which had no real Windows!! There was a tiny openable window in the bathroom facing a wall, and two covered sky lights in the bed room ceiling. If the room had had windows I would... More

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Surat, Gujarat, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

ill stay only one night but very nice resort very helpful staff room was very nice. dinner was also good with orgestra nice view in resort n basically well maintain hotel n very cute dogi was there he kids like this resort

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at Elgin Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Sir! We thank you so much for appreciating the hotel , staff and service . I will let the staff know of your appreciation , once again thank you so much Sir! and we look forward to seeing you and serving you again. More

Gurgaon, Delhi
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Elgin provided us a warm and welcome haven after a tough trek to Kanchenjunga Green Lakes base camp. My BFF Praveen and I had planned it as a two-day R&R before returning home to Delhi. What I like about the hotel is the way it is situated in the heart of the town but still manages to maintain its... More

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at Elgin Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Sir ! It was a pleasure to have you and your friend as our guests at the Elgin Darjeeling . The staff of the hotel wish you bon voyage on your way back home . We hope we will be seeing you once again in the near future and wish you more of such adventures in the mountains . More

Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights in October 2014 along with my husband, son, daughter in law and 2 grandsons who are currently living in New Delhi. This hotel has a lovely old world British ambience and I really liked it. My room was very spacious, bed large and comfortable and the bathroom modern. The boys shared a... More

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at Elgin Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Madame ! We are happy to know that you and the family enjoyed your Diwali celebrations with us at the hotel . We look forward to serving you once again . We wish you a happy festive season once again from all of us here at The Elgin Darjeeling . More

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

June 2014 : Doing a Road Trip to Darjeeling in the peak season or rather just when the peak is about to end is never easy. Never Easy to find rooms. But, we got lucky to be here at the Elgin which was our 1st choice this time around. Location : A walk down from the Mall road. May be... More

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ElginGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at Elgin Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Sir ! We thank you for choosing The Elgin Darjeeling as your preferred hotel of stay ! We look forward to serving you and the family once again in the near future, thank you once again for your appreciation of the hotel , services and ambiance . More

Siliguri, India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I visited this hotel on the suggestion of my friend. I really loved this place. It's very spacious and quiet. The room rate which includes breakfast and dinner was worthy and good enough for such hill station. Will surely love to stay there again on my next visit to Darjeeling. There was not much of food variety but the items... More

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ElginGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at Elgin Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Sir We thank you for choosing The Elgin Darjeeling as your preferred hotel of stay ! We have made a note that you would like more variety with regards to the buffet and we have notified the Chef regarding the same . We are sure that you will find the food variety to your satisfaction the next time we... More

Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The hotel is a heritage property, offering cosy comfortable quaint ambience that distinctly remind you if the Raj era. Darjeeling was once the summer capital of the British, and some fine properties like the Elgin that exudes the old world charm are reminiscent of those historic times.

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at Elgin Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Sir ! I would like to personally thank you for appreciating the ambiance and colonial atmosphere of the hotel which the team at the hotel try very hard to maintain . Once again thank you from the team here at The Elgin Darjeeling . More

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A lovely, classically furnished, colonial hotel in a delightful, peaceful garden. The lounges are gloriously presented and the bedrooms have everything one requires for a good nights sleep and good bathroom facilities. Free wifi in the lounge. But, oh dear, the food and service in the dining room was dreadful. Awful food, greasy, minimal selection and the waiters seemed to... More

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at Elgin Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Madame ! We thank you for appreciating the colonial atmosphere and charm of our hotel. The Elgin is the oldest historical hotel of Darjeeling built in 1887 by the Maharaja (King) of Cooch Behar . We have made a serious note of your feedback on the Dining Room service and quality of food. We have had a briefing with... More

Mauritius
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

A well maintained treasure with a warm welcome, excellent food and on top a superb location. This is one of the five Elgin hotels, all owned by a family with a real passion and knowledge of what hospitality is about

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at Elgin Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Veerle! We thank you so much for appreciating the hard work that our owners the Oberoi family put into maintaining and keeping up the Elgin Group of Hotels . We have passed on your words of appreciation to the family and i look forward to serving you once again. More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I was amazed by the sheer brilliance of this hotel,conveniently located near the Mall as well as perched on a height which affords a panoramic view of the mountains.The hospitality was at its best as well as the quality of food - DELICIOUSLY FINGER LICKING. Spick and span ,luxuriously furnished rooms affording all the amenities and good housekeeping! My holiday... More

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at Elgin Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Mr Sanjay ! It is very encouraging to read your words of praise for The Elgin Darjeeling . Your words will surely encourage our staff and team members to strive further in our endeavour to maintain the highest level of hospitality standards in our hotel possible . Once again thank you for your words of appreciation! More

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Address: 18 HD Lama Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
Location: India > West Bengal > Darjeeling
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Elgin Darjeeling 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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