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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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New Delhi, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in Elgin Darjeeling last year during our honeymoon to Sikkim & Bengal. Rooms were cosy and had a vintage feel to it. Loved It! Food was also good and more importantly staff was courteous and well behaved. Would highly recommend this hotel to other travellers.

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Hotel was ok, clean etc. My first room was out the back and had no view, quite dark too. My guide got me moved to a room with a view which was much better. I did have bad luck at this Hotel as my debit card was blocked and my hard drive went wrong. The staff couldn't have been... More 

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

Dear Sir ! Thank you so much for your positive feedback! We look forward to having you as our guest again in the near future and serving you . More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The place is beautiful, so I have to explain my title and my rating. First, I wish there was a choice between "Average" and "Very Good", as I may have picked "Good". But since I did not want to give them the "Very Good" rating, I decided to select "Average", which is a bit unfair. The staff at the front... More 

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

Dear Sir! We thank you for your positive feedback and i have personally briefed the front desk on your feedback! I am sorry that my staff was unable to communicate in an appropriate and clear manner to you which led to the misunderstanding . I look forward to having you as our guest again in the near future you and... More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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38 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed in the property for 3 nights with another couple between 23-25 November 2014 after a great stay at the Group's Pelling, Sikkim property. The Hotel has come a very long way since I stayed in it for almost 8 months continuously over 25 years ago. It is probably the most elegantly kept property in the... More 

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

Dear Sir! We thank you for having chosen Elgin Hotels & Resorts as your preferred hotel of stay in Darjeeling and Sikkim. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at the Elgin Pelling . However we are concerned and would like to address your grievances while staying with us at Elgin Darjeeling . 1) We have briefed... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a heritage hotel so we expected it to have a few quirks. Happily, the only one that bothered us a little was that it was impossible to shower without flooding the bathroom. Otherwise, our room was comfortable. The hotel has a good location and most everything is in walking distance. Breakfast and dinner was included with our room.... More 

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

Dear Sir! Firstly we would like to thank you for choosing our property as your preferred hotel to stay in Darjeeling . We apologise for the inconvenience caused to you in the shower and we have rectified the plumbing. We have also briefed the travel agency who arranges for the taxis on your observations . As all cars are contracted... More 

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are an Indian and if you have ever wondered how Indians were mistreated during the British rule then this is the place to be! The hotel literally takes you back to the time where being and Indian will successfully enable you to be discriminated by the hotel staff and the waiters. It is like paying a premium to... More 

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

Dear Sir ! We are sorry to know that you feel discriminated ! We at Elgin Hotels & Resorts treat all our guests equally and with respect . We have a multilingual staff from all corners of India and it is truly saddening to know that you feel the way you do . I have looked into your complaint of... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the hotel last week for a day only before moving to another of their property, in Pelling (Elgin Pandim). What stands out is the close proximity to the Darjeeling Mall and yet its peaceful once you enter the hotel. Its more than 70 years old property holding on to the majestic elegance of British period. Food was excellent... More 

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

Dear Sir! We thank you for having chosen our property as your hotel of preference in Darjeeling , my staff and i look forward to serving you again in the near future and we will try our best once again to make you feel as comfortable as possible during your stay and hopefully also exceed your expectations . More 

Hyderabad, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed for three nights at this lovely lodge. We really enjoyed the tea service (come on, it's Darjeeling). We were a 5-10 minute walk from most of the interesting sites in town (the market is 5 minutes away, the botanical garden is a 10 minute walk, and the train station is about a 15 minute walk).... 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 wife as our guests! We loom forward to serving you again at the Elgin Darjeeling . More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this delightful hotel during our stay in Darjeeling. Once for coffee and cake and once for dinner. Both occasions were a huge delight as the food was great, the setting delightful and the staff charming. Much nicer by far than the snooty Windermere and much better value too.

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

Dear Madame! My staff and I enjoyed serving you for tea and dinner . We wish you a great holiday and we hope to serve you again. More 

Ahmedabad, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this hotel in summer... This was one of the best hotels I had visited so far... The food was delicious... Try "Bamboo Soup" in the restaurant.It was fantabulous. I was bit disappointed with the location of the hotel because it is in the middle of local market so is cordoned by houses and shops.

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

Dear Sir! We thank you for having chosen the Elgin Darjeeling as your preferred hotel to stay in Darjeeling , we look forward to serving you again and we thank you for your feedback. 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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Also Known As:
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#3 Spa Hotel in Darjeeling
#6 Family Hotel in Darjeeling
#8 Romantic Hotel in Darjeeling

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