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Snow Lion HomeStay

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   27A Gandhi Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
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Ranked #9 of 79 Hotels in Darjeeling
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The rooms were very tidy, well decorated, neat n clean, well lit, with intercom and 24hours available hot water in the geyser, well private bathrooms and sanitary...there is a library cum waiting room. The hotel boys help a lot. They are so polite that at times you can't hear what are they saying..they serve you the breakfast but however lunch... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived after a long journey and they whisked our bags direct to the rooms. The rooms were large and I had hot water. The rooms were clean and comfy. We were leaving early the next day and they made us a packed breakfast of toast and eggs to take with us! Awesome. The front desk were friendly and helpful.... More

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

TashiDelek!!! Thank you very much for taking time out to post your valuable feedback. We really appreciate it!!! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation in Darjeeling. We strive to treat all our guests with warmth, personalized service & hospitality. We are constantly trying to better ourselves on all aspects. I, on behalf... More

Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We showed up at 10 in the night after a long journey from Bhutan. The front desk person was really helpful and got us settled in quick. We just needed a clean comfortable place to spend the night as we were checking out early morning. Do visit their dining area upstairs during sunrise to catch a glimpse of the spectacular... More

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

TashiDelek!!! Thank you very much for taking time out to post your valuable feedback.We really appreciate it!!! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation in Darjeeling. I am glad to inform you that we have upgraded all our rooms with Bhutan Pine wood panelling on the walls and Italian wooden flooring. We strive... More

Agra, India
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We visited Snow Lion Homestay in June, 2014 as a couple on our trip to Gangtok & Pelling. Its location is superb, just right in the middle of city center from where you can have a 5 minutes walk to busy Gandhi road. Run by a very caring Tibetian family, they don't have a restaurant inside but when you are... More

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

TashiDelek!!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable feedback.We really appreciate your feedback. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation in Darjeeling. I am glad to inform you that we have upgraded all our rooms with Bhutan Pine wood panelling on the walls and Italian wooden flooring. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Snow lion was a great, affordable stay. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Rooms were a bit damp during monsoon season but otherwise fine. They did not have much information on the city, but the location is perfect for getting around Darjeeling! Nice stay.

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

TashiDelek!!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable feedback.We really appreciate your feedback. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation in Darjeeling. I am glad to inform you that we have upgraded all our rooms with Bhutan Pine wood panelling on the walls and Italian wooden flooring. We... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Pros :Good ambience ,courteous staff, Clean room and toilets Cons: No restaurant, No signboard hence difficult to identify property at night ,very limited parking hence if you book a cab from outside it might wait quite far from the hotel . Over all good experience but no restaurant is really a heartbreak .

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

TashiDelek!!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable feedback. Like you've highlighted, the main prerequisites for a comfortable stay & value for money are Good ambience ,Courteous staff, Clean room and toilets.. Unlike other hotels on Gandhi road, we have parking space for upto 6 vehicles which is a luxury keeping in mind the space... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

It has been a delightful stay at the hotel. The people and the staff were excellent with the homely touch, food was acceptable as one can expect away from home. Cleanliness was outstanding, perhaps the grooming of rooms was unbelievable, family too warm to make one feel like being at home. The owner is very enterprising and passionate about his... More

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

TashiDelek!!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable feedback. We really appreciate it. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation in Darjeeling. We strive to treat all our guests with warmth, personalized service & hospitality. We are constantly trying to better ourselves on all aspects. I, on behalf... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Although this place is called a homestay, its just like any other hotel you would go. I visited Darjeeling in May 2014. This is run by a Tibetan family and I must say the decor and cleanliness if first rate. We, were not lucky to get a room with a view, but nevertheless we enjoyed every bit here. So, if... More

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

TashiDelek!!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your very honest & consolidated review. We really appreciate the detailed description of our place in the hills!!! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation in Darjeeling. We strive to treat all our guests with warmth, personalized service & hospitality. We are... More

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Very nice stay. It is not a hotel, but a home stay. A Tibetan family runs it. It is very clean. Towels and bed sheets are also very clean. No restaurant in the home stay. Family serves breakfast on the 3rd floor from 8-10 AM. In case you need food for lunch/dinner they bring it from outside. You can get... More

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

TashiDelek!!! Thank you very much for taking time out to post your valuable feedback! We serve cereals & porridge along with a seasonal fruit along with toast and eggs with Darjeeling tea. Coffee & milk are also served. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation in Darjeeling. We strive to treat all our... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The positives about staying at the Snow Lion are its location - easy walking distance to the main street and shops etc, the possibility of a view of the mountains from the rooftop and the quirky breakfast room (unfortunately only accessible for breakfast). The available communal room had no windows and wasn't very inviting. The owner was helpful when we... More

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

TashiDelek!!! Thank you for taking time out to post your feedback. We will look into the points you have brought up and take action. We strive to treat all our guests with warmth, personalized service & hospitality. We are constantly trying to better ourselves on all aspects. I, on behalf of the entire Snowlion Homestay family thank you for choosing... More

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Address: 27A Gandhi Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
Location: India > West Bengal > Darjeeling
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Snow Lion HomeStay 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Snow Lion Homestay Darjeeling
Snow Lion Homestay Hotel Darjeeling

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