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Snow Lion HomeStay

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27A Gandhi Road | Opposite Bethany primary school, Darjeeling 734101, India
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New Delhi, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best hotels I stayed. This is not exactly a homestay as name seems, but I really enjoyed a better stay with family there. Rooms are awesome, warm, very attractive, wooden walls and really well maintained. you can see Mt Kanchenjunga on a clear day from rooftop. It demonstrates the Tibetan culture and see lot of... More 

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Thank vinuvbhaskar
Phuntsok G, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

Happy New year & TashiDelek !!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable & honest feedback :-))) We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation in Darjeeling & hope you come back soon in the near future!!! We are located on Gandhi road which is a continuation to the... More 

Bhopal, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms were excellent and well maintained with nice toilets and geasers. Our room was on 3rd floor and can get a clear view of kanchanjunga from the corridor window and terrace. Not much far away from the M.G. road. Dinning is provided on the top level in a nicely arranged room and served with good food.

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Thank Aditya S
Phuntsok G, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

Happy New year & TashiDelek !!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable & honest feedback :-))) We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation in Darjeeling & hope you come back soon in the near future!!! We are located on Gandhi road which is a continuation to the... More 

New Jersey
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Wonderful ambience throughout the home, very tastefully and traditionally decorated. Warm, cozy and comfortable room. Great food (breakfast). Arranged transport for sightseeing and drop-off. Will highly recommend.

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Thank Sugee-RK
Phuntsok G, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

Nameste & TashiDelek !!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable & honest feedback :-))) We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation in Darjeeling & hope you come back soon in the near future!!! We are located on Gandhi road which is a continuation to the Mall on... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

I was lucky to find accommodation at Snow Lion Homestay during a solo trip to Darjeeling in April 2015. I arrived on a dark, wet evening and was delighted to find a warm bed with hot water bags and a hot bath waiting for me. I stayed two nights and had breakfast at the home stay in the mornings. The... More 

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Phuntsok G, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

Dear Bijoy, TashiDelek !!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your encouraging & positive feedback :-))) We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation in Darjeeling & hope you come back soon in the near future!!! We are located on Gandhi road which is a continuation to the Mall on... More 

Melksham, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

This hotel has a good location, fairly high up in the town, where there are plenty of restaurants and other attractions. it has a wonderful, homely feel to it because paintings, ornaments and other art-forms are displayed all over the place. The big surprise was at breakfast in the morning. You actually take your meal in the hosts' own family... More 

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Phuntsok G, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

Dear Simon, TashiDelek & Wish U Happy Diwali !!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable feedback & correct description of us. We all work hard to make your stay as good as it gets!!! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation in Darjeeling. We are located on... More 

Central England
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98 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

The rooms here are hotel style but the family welcome is more like homestay and you have fresh breakfast in the family room every day. Very friendly and helpful. Rooms are all spacious - ones at the front have more light but some traffic noise from road outside. Other rooms look out into next door buildings. Make your choice. All... More 

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Thank papa-rupe
Phuntsok G, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

TashiDelek & Wish U Happy Diwali !!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable feedback & correct description of us. We all work hard to make your stay as good as it gets!!! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation in Darjeeling. We are located on Gandhi road... More 

Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

I stayed at the Snow Lion for 6 days and only that I was heading off to Gangtok I could have extended my stay. The hotel was in a convenient and safe part of the city and easy access to the market and attractions. The staff were very helpful and obliging. The rooms and bathroom were vere clean and I... More 

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Thank Elizabeth R
Phuntsok G, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth, TashiDelek !!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable & honest feedback :-))) We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation in Darjeeling & hope you come back soon in the near future!!! We are located on Gandhi road which is a continuation to the Mall on... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for two days and had a great experience. Really it's a home stay. Rooms are very clean and well maintained. They prepare hygiene complimentary breakfast in there own kitchen. There is no restaurant. After booking they will send a detailed description broucher for our guidence. Front desk service is amazing. They treat guests as there family members.... More 

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Phuntsok G, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

Dear Ajaya, TashiDelek !!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable & honest feedback :-))) We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation in Darjeeling & hope you come back soon in the near future!!! We are located on Gandhi road which is a continuation to the Mall on... More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Really enjoyed our recent stay here. Clean large rooms 5/10mins from main mall. Staff helpful though a little sleepy and did lock my boyfriend out as he returned at 10pm. Easy to organise Tiger Hill tour through, though again we struggled to get out of the hotel at 4.30am due to locked shutters - maybe a system to let early... More 

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1 Thank Sarah3142
Phuntsok G, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

TashiDelek Dear Sarah!!!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable feedback :-))) I have noted down the points you have mentioned. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation in Darjeeling. We are located on Gandhi road which is a continuation to the Mall on a straight gradient. There... More 

Faridabad, India
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53 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We booked the hotel after seeing great reviews. But we were disappointed. They gave us a good room (201) with a view (but a building coming up opposite the road blocks most of the view). The noise of the vehicles and people on the road below was very disturbing. The staff was very rigid in its approach and did not... More 

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SnowlionHomestay, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

TashiDelek!!! First and foremost, all the negatives you have mentioned is not in control of us so it is not fair to put the blame on us. The mountains are visible towards the north on a clear day & not towards the east where there is a building coming up. Since the weather was not clear due to end of... More 

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