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Snow Lion HomeStay

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27A Gandhi Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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chennai
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located in the centre and hence we can walk down to nearby restaurants to eat since they do not have restaurant inside. But the rooms are very good, give nice complimentary breakfast made in the home upstairs itself.

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Llanllawddog, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I contacted the Snow Lion by internet from outside the country and was dealt with promptly and efficiently. They organised relatively economical pick up from airport making the journey easy after what had been a long flight from the UK. The rooms are beautifully presented. I was there in the Winter and each night I was provided with hot water... More 

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

TashiDeleki!!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable feedback. We really appreciate your encouraging words and correct description of Snowlion Homestay!!! 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 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms were large,neat and clean.Staff was supportive and helpful.Blanket,towels provided was clean.Breakfast was good.Rooms were large,neat and clean.Staff was supportive and helpful.Blanket,towels provided was clean.Breakfast was good.It's a small hotel, with excellent rooms, with intercom and 24hours available hot water in the geyser, well private bathrooms and sanitary.In the end they will honour you with a white piece of cloth... 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 your encouraging words and correct description of Snowlion Homestay!!! 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 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The owners took very good care of us and made us feel like family. I was travelling alone with my 4 year old daughter - and when I got sick one day they took so good care of both of us. The livingroom was nice and cozy and the food was good. The road outside is a little bit noisy... More 

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

Dear Saga & Sabine, 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 holiday in Darjeeling & would love to have you stay with us on your next visit to the queen of the Hills!!! We are located... More 

Chittaranjan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Rooms were large,neat and clean.Staff was supportive and helpful.Blanket,towels provided was clean.Breakfast was good.Mt. Kanchenjunga was visible from some rooms.Location is easy to access. Room heaters were provided.Location is good.

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

Happy Maha Shivaratri!!! Thank you very much for taking time out to post your valuable feedback. We really appreciate your encouraging words and correct description of Snowlion Homestay!!! 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... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

It's a small hotel, with excellent rooms, the best thing about it being pet friendly. It is located just besides the main road and very close to the main market. The staff is polite and courteous. The hotel rooms are not very heavily priced and hence affordable. The market is hardly 6-7 minutes walking distance.

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

Happy Maha Shivaratri!!! Thank you very much for taking time out to post your valuable feedback. We really appreciate your encouraging words and correct description of Snowlion Homestay!!! 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... More 

Navi Mumbai, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I had visited this hotel on my winter vacation . Nice place to stay in. Very friendly staff. And well maintained neat n clean rooms. Very good complimentary breakfast. Room Heaters available on request. Above all centrally located..

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

Happy Maha Shivaratri!!! Thank you very much for taking time out to post your valuable feedback. We really appreciate your encouraging words and correct description of Snowlion Homestay!!! 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... More 

New Delhi, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The stay at the hotel was very pleasant with courteous staff and good complimentary breakfast and clean and spacious rooms. The only drawback was the water heating system which needs to be changed as it gives you half a bucket of hot water and you have to wait for another half an hour in the biting cold to get another... More 

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

Happy New year 2015!!! 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 are located on Gandhi road which is a continuation to the Mall on a straight gradient. There are many popular restaurants &... More 

1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Please don't even ask for a taxi at this place. We were properly robbed. Half an hour journey to rock garden cost us Rs. 1850 and they sold it saying it's half a day's travel. We started by 9 and back by 10:30 and were on our way back to bagdogra airport and reached there by 1 PM without knowing... 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. To clarify your point, the vehicle provided was a SUV to Rock Garden and usually families spend time there by going for long walks along the paths or just relaxing by the waterfall areas. It is clearly mentioned in my emails & the taxi file is... More 

Pune, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The staff is very friendly. The breakfast served is good as well. The rooms are well maintained. Hot water is also served instantly in flasks to room whenever ordered via intercom. Room heaters are also provided optionally at an additional charge of 400 rupees.

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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 

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