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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Dist. and Post Office Darjeeling, Darjeeling 734101, India
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Glenburn Tea Estate
Ranked #1 of 80 Hotels in Darjeeling
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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alamo
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is a old world british style guest home /country estate in th himalayas in india --you are treated like persoanl guest of the family -- you wake up to bird calls from the mist announcing dawn ==tea and cookies arrive as bed tea --such a treat --we all eat together at dinner to share thr events of our day... More 

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An exceptional place draws exceptional guests. Glenburn draws such an array of guests that the resident English managers, Victoria and Auriole, do not lack for social interaction despite managing a remote tasteful boutique hotel set on a ridge 3000 ft above the plains of West Bengal. Tasteful restraint in a country overrun with a riot of colour and excess is... More 

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GlenburnLuxuryHotel, Manager at Glenburn Tea Estate, responded to this review

Dear Picturepalace, How wonderful to receive such positive feedback from you! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, in particular the company of your fellow guests. Our communal dinners are one of Glenburn's distinguishing features which we hope give guests the opportunity not just to take away great memories but also lasting friendships. We very much look forward... More 

Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Stayed here two nights and not long enough. Most unique place I stayed and the best food in a recent three-week trip to Bhutan and India. Quite a few activities including hiking, fishing, exploring, tour of the tea factory and just relaxing. A working tea plantation with a fantastic history and extremely well maintained. Mangers Victoria and Auriole kept things... More 

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GlenburnLuxuryHotel, Manager at Glenburn Tea Estate, responded to this review

Dear Diogenese1, We were thrilled to read your wonderful review of your time at Glenburn, especially your comment about the food which has been passed on to our talented team of chefs. It's great to know that you found the staff so helpful and efficient and we're very glad that you enjoyed such wonderful views during your stay. We look... More 

London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

After a rather uncomfortable 4 hour journey from Bagdogra over very rough roads we arrived at the Glenburn Tea Estate. What a blissful place, great room with good bathroom facing Kanchenjunga which is about 90 km away, but is so clear and beautiful. The food was sublime and dinner is eaten around a single large table with name places so... More 

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GlenburnLuxuryHotel, Manager at Glenburn Tea Estate, responded to this review

Dear Sloop23, Thank you so much for such a great review of your time with us at Glenburn. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay (despite the bumpy road!) and your comments about the food are much appreciated, not least by our team of chefs who work tirelessly to provide unique and delicious meals. We are very sorry that you... More 

Berlin, Germany
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The views from the tea estate are gorgeous, and the place is very serene. The food was excellent one night and so-so the next but the staff aims to please if you have any special requests. The rooms are quaint but note that not all of them have screens. We met some great guests over cocktail hour and round table... More 

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New Delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Whilst the Glenburn Tea Estate looks great on the website, I was not prepared for the soaring epicness of the place. Surrounded by fantastically deep valleys and towering mountains you can see the snow-capped Himalayas the hotel - a majestical view which I had not realised we would be enjoying. The staff and the management could not have been more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Let me start by saying, I was skeptical of the place. My wife had heard friends rave about the place but I was not convinced. Price seemed a bit steep and I did not know what I or the kids would do. However, gave in when a few family friends made a plan together. I as surprised beyond my expectations.... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Me and my family has been to Glenburn Tea Estate for four days. It was a great experience. A very beutiful and peaceful place. Great people and good food. Nice rooms and very nice hikings. Me and my family really recommend you to go there.

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Gurgaon, India
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Its hard to put into words the amazing place Glenburn is.. from the beautiful scenery dominated by the Kangchendzonga, to the unbelievingly tasteful rooms and decor, the wonderful food and the delightful teas, Glenburn is simply incomparable to any other place I have ever visited. Another great thing about visiting Glenburn are the several activities that one can do -... More 

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Washington DC
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45 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A working tea estate in what feels like the middle of nowhere...it is the perfect escape! Upon arrival at the estate you are welcomed by a superior staff who took care of all of our needs for the next four days. There are three buildings that make up the accommodations. The original house is surrounded by gardens with butterflies and... More 

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Address: Dist. and Post Office Darjeeling, Darjeeling 734101, India
Location: India > West Bengal > Darjeeling
Hotel Class:4 star — Glenburn Tea Estate 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Glenburn Tea Estate Hotel Darjeeling
Glenburn Tea Estate West Bengal
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Darjeeling
#3 Family Hotel in Darjeeling

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