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Elgin Darjeeling

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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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed in Elgin darjeeling on my anniversary tour,hotel was nice and clean rooms .Its just a 2 minute walk to the mall road. The hotels lobby is very well furnished with a colonial touch to it. Food was excellent giving a nice variety of choices.It was a good experience overall

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

Dear Sir ! We thank you for your positive feedback and we look forward to serving you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place to stay. Excellent property. We stayed there for 3 days. Very good food and lovely rooms. Loved the view from our room. The staff was very well behaved and trained. Very good crowed and highly recommended.

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

Dear Priyanka ! We thank you for your positive feedback and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

New Delhi, India
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is arguably one of the finest hotels in Darjeeling. We were given room no 412 in the tower wing and the room was big and well furnished. The toiletries can be increased. Food was the highlight of the trip . Was always served warm . Good staff . Always smiling. The orders took time but i believe that we... More 

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

Dear Sir ! We thank you so much for your positive feedback and we do hope to serve you again, we have passed on your compliments to the staff member who deserves your praise . More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Elgin provided a wonderful hotel experience. From receiving a welcome drink on arrival to our final check out, the time spent was very enjoyable. Our room was charming with its ornate bathroom and quaint furnishings. The service was excellent and staff very attentive and friendly. We particularly liked the sumptuous old world sitting rooms which harked back to a... More 

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

Dear Sir ! We thank you so much for such a detailed positive feedback and we do hope we will get an opportunity to serve you again . We apologise for the patchy internet wifi . Although we have done our very best to put in place a good wifi network within the hotel , we only have one GOVT... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the decor is home like and nice . the food needs lots of improvement . understaffed in the restaurant . responsiveness needed . no basic amentities in room like shaving kit , comb . newspaper no variety . charges very expensive for the hotel can be much better . wifi works intermittently

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

Dear Sir ! We thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you and we do look forward to serving you again with the improvements you have suggested . We have spoken with the kitchen and restaurant staff who were on duty during your stay and appraised them of your feedback with regards to the food quality and service... More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Subj. : Stayed in Hotel Elgin Darjeeling, from 6th to 9th October 2014 (3 Nights) , 3 Persons 1) One good Room was organized for us by the Wandervogel Adventures, Kolkata, But first we got the room no. 21 To our opinion this was only one Standard Double Bed Room and was not good enough for us. As we were... More 

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

Dear Sonia ! We have been through your review very carefully and we thank you so much for bringing these issues to our attention and we are also at the same time very sorry to know that you were not happy with your stay with us . We have looked into the bathroom of this particular room and the same... More 

Ulhasnagar, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Didn't feel like hotel.... ambiance make you feel at heritage home...love the hotel decor the wooden flooring, library, antiques,paintings on the wall.food was homely, fresh. I booked room including meals. Though it was buffet but I got milk tea on demand without extra pay. Very nice staff. Location was excellent ...though 2min walking from market but maintain its privacy and... More 

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

Dear Dr Sadhana! We thank you so much for appreciating the history and the ambiance of the Elgin Darjeeling , the property we built in 1887 by the Maharaja (King) of the princely state of Cooch Behar In India . We do look forward to serving a discerning traveller like you again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Its just a 2 minute walk to the mall road. The hotels lobby is very well furnished with a colonial touch to it. Huge restaurant by hill staion standards. Very cute rooms yet luxurious. One of the older but very well maintained hotels of darjeeling

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

Dear Sir ! We thank you very much for your feedback ! We do look forward to see you again as our guest and to be given an opportunity to serve you . More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We have stayed for 2nighs on 2nd and 3rd of July. Rooms which was alloted to us were very good. We stayed in 33 and 32no. Mr Badal who is the Manegar is very nice person. The staff of the hotel is very cooperative. The lawn is very well maintained. Service vise exellent. Food vise superb. Welcome drink of strawberry... More 

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

Dear Rakesh! We thank you for your positive feedback! We have sent your compliments to our Hotel Manager Mr Badal Majumdar and we hope we will get an opportunity to serve you again. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

No lift . Vary old fashioned . But well maintained . Bed in our is toooo smaalllll . Food is good . Staff is good . But it is very overpriced . The worst part is they charge for tea which i expect they should give complimentry because its famous in darjrling . We have a complimentry tea in our... More 

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

Dear Abhinav! We thank you for your feedback about the lift . We have in the past tried working on the option of installing a lift but as the Elgin is a historical heritage property built in 1887 installing a lift would mean changing the entire interior of the hotel to the extent we would loose the charm and ambiance... More 

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