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Elgin Darjeeling

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   18 HD Lama Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
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Ranked #9 of 78 hotels in Darjeeling
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Delhi
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Elgin Hotel for 4 nights this June . The welcome we recieved was beautiful the Silken Kada was a lovely gesture. The hotel is situated close to the mall and is a beautiful property . We had a great stay as my kids enjoyed playing in the manicured garden while we relaxed. Just that the bathrooms need... More

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very well preserved heritage property, well located and close to Mall. Staff in general is polite except one or two waiters. Dining hall is a cosy place with a pleasant piano player. Food is homely and good.

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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

Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me n my wife had booked a room at the Elgin Darjeeling for our honeymoon (17th October to 21st October 2013). Having planned the stay almost 2months in advance, we had done the reservation through the Calcultta office of the Elgin Group. Our contact person Ms. Superna Biswas had been communicated our travel plan along with our room request and... More

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ElginGuestRelations, Owner at Elgin Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Sir ! First of all thank you for choosing the Elgin Darjeeling . We at Elgin treat all our guests equally and with dignity and this is what i have always conveyed to my staff . People are our most valuable asset (All our staff and guests aliike). We agree that our reservations made a mistake in their communication.... More

Indore, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights. It was an amazing experience....food was also good. Staff was friendly too. It was near to the mall road, it took just 5 minutes to reach the market. Once you enter the hotel, you feel like you are back in 80s.

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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

New Delhi, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Stayed at The elgin for 3 nights. welcomed with silken khada & cherry brandy. beautiful heritage property.the three pets at the hotel were very pretty & friendly. walking distance from darjeeling main chowrasta & market. The hotel staff very polite & always are at their feet to serve for guests needs. must visit hotel if travelling or with family or... 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 . We have made a note of your comment of the sluggish service and... More

New Delhi, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The location is great.Hotel is at walking distance to the Chowrasta, Mall road.The architecture is nice. The library and coffee room are indeed elegant and peacefull with wifi facility. Nice open space outside to have a Darjeeling Chai or a drink. We stayed here for 2 nights but the first day was dissapointing as we were alloted a room (room... More

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

Dear Sir and Madame! 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

Gurgaon, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

First the niceties: 1) The location is great. Walking distance to the Chowrasta. 2) The architecture is nice. It's supposed to be, when its touted to be a "heritage" hotel. The library and coffee room are indeed elegant. 3) Nice open space outside to have a Darjeeling Chai or a drink, and for the kids to play around. Not too... More

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

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, We have made a note of your comment of the sluggish service and satisfactory quality of food . We will brief the service and kitchen staff likewise . Regarding your... More

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This was my honeymoon trip to north bengal and Darjeeling was one of the place I visited. I stayed in this hotel for 2 nights and its REALLY JUST AWESOME.... people who love to stay peacefully can definitely opt for this hotel. The staffs and hospitality is just awesome. Their hospitality is just from their heart. Foods are very good... More

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

Dear Sir and Madame! 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

San Francisco, California
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed here in March when unfortunately the weather can be overcast, which it was. The garden area was much smaller than we expected based on the photos we saw. There are some extremely tall fences/barriers meant to block out some buildings on both sides, but they are unsightly. There is no view from the ground floor and the curtains... 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

Bangalore, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Recently visited The Elgin for 3 nights as a family of 3 with a toddler. The place itself was beautiful! Like a large scale B&B set in the late 1800s. Awesome nostalgia and even better staff. They were very accommodating with all of our requests. The food prepared was diverse enough for our 3 dinners and breakfasts. Really no negatives.... More

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

Dear Sir & Madame! 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

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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*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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#3 Spa Hotel in Darjeeling #7 Family Hotel in Darjeeling
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The Elgin is the oldest hotel in Darjeeling. Built in 1887, it is now a luxury heritage hotel hotel completely restored to its former grandeur.Originally owned by the the royal family of Cooch Behar, the property was leased and run by a succession of British families, the last being Madame Nancy Oakley.It was then bought by the late Kuldip Chand Oberoi of the Oberoi family of hoteliers fame and has been ever since run by his son Diamond Oberoi to the present day. ... more   less 
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