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Elgin Silver Oaks Kalimpong

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ringking Pong Road, Kalimpong 734301, India
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Ranked #6 of 11 hotels in Kalimpong
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We only spent a day here and we really relaxed. The rooms are Victorian styled with large bay windows, a perfect place to sit with a novel and sip tea. The hotel is beautiful. The food was pretty good too. Hotel is located at a walking distance from the main bazaar.

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

1. In room number 23 security guards and staff use room at night. They lay on beds and sofa of the room at night. Poor!! 2. Insects in every rooms and washroom. 3. Holes in the floor from where cockroach used to come into the rooms. 4. Poor food quality especially rotten fruits and juices. 5. Kalimpong is very hot... More

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ElginGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at Elgin Silver Oaks Kalimpong, responded to this review

Dear Sir! We thank you for choosing the Elgin Silver Oaks as your preferred hotel of stay . We are sorry to know that you did not enjoy your stay with us , we have made a note of your positive feedback and suggestions . It is our motto in Elgin to make our hotels"a home away from home" 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

Elgin silver oaks is a fabulous and classy hotel with beautiful surroundings with scenic beauty at kalimpong. The food was good with a feel of home food and the hotel staff was courteous. but there is some improvement required in washroom i.e there should be some extra space other than bath tub.

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ElginGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at Elgin Silver Oaks Kalimpong, responded to this review

ear Sir ! We thank you for choosing the Elgin Silver Oaks as your preferred hotel of stay in Kalimpong. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed the food . We will be sharing your feedback with the staff of the hotel especially the kitchen staff and the chef . We look forward... More

Bangalore, India
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

this is a good hotel with some good views ( although i did not get a room with a good view ) . The service is also good , but the food is so terrible that i regretted taking a MAP plan. We had to fill our stomach with bread and butter . The idly was so hard that i... More

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ElginGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at Elgin Silver Oaks Kalimpong, responded to this review

Dear Sir ! We thank you for choosing the Elgin Silver Oaks as your preferred hotel of stay in Kalimpong. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and at the same time we are sorry to know about your experience with regards to the food . We will be sharing your feedback with the staff... More

Gurgaon, India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Just like Gangtok, the view from the rooms is lovely, the hotel is beautiful, the staff is courteous but for a hotel selling packages with food needs to provide you decent food. Again, no naans, no curd, no fresh juices in breakfast, no international food for foreign guests and a feel of home food like Ladyfinger, Lintels, Potatos and Indian... More

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ElginGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at Elgin Silver Oaks Kalimpong, responded to this review

Dear Madame! We thank you for choosing the Elgin Silver Oaks as your preferred hotel of stay . We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us , we have made a note of your positive feedback and suggestions . Madame our motto in Elgin is home away from home and a lot of personal attention goes... More

Bangalore, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Elgin-Silver Oaks is a classy and elegant hotel to stay at Kalimpong. I can say this is the best place to say and bring back good memories of this place. The staff is extremely courteous and the place itself is old world and is just amazing. The rooms are great and sleep quotient is high. Access to all site seeing... More

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ElginGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at Elgin Silver Oaks Kalimpong, responded to this review

Dear Sir! We thank you for choosing the Elgin Silver Oaks as your preferred hotel of stay . We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us , we have made a note of your positive feedback . We look forward to serving you again . We will be sharing your feedback with the staff of the... More

Indore, India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This was most terrible stay in our a week long trip in darjeeling and sikkim. Rooms was very small, staff is not well trained although good and supportive. we were not provided with mineral water which was later provided during dinner. after 11.30 pm all the no. Like room service and reception no.were no reply. Bed was very small and... More

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ElginGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at Elgin Silver Oaks Kalimpong, responded to this review

Dear Sir ! We thank you for choosing the Elgin Silver Oaks as your preferred hotel of stay . We are sorry to know that you did not enjoy your stay with us . As the hotel was running on a 100% occupancy we could give you the best available room at the time and we are sorry that wasn't... More

Pongau
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

When arriving at this hotel we weren't even sure if it's open or not because the whole place looked rather like a construction site than a boutique hotel and the receptionist was more interested in watching the men work than checking our reservation. After receiving our room we had to find out that the bedclothes had not been changed (!)... More

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ElginGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at Elgin Silver Oaks Kalimpong, responded to this review

Dear Sir ! We apologise for the inconvenience caused to you during your stay . One section of the hotel was indeed undergoing renovations and refurbishments in our endeavour to continuously improve the hotel . It was the lean period at the time of your stay and yes we are sorry that you were inconvenienced as our guests . We... More

New Delhi, India
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
31 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This was our first stop in our year ending break to the hills of north Bengal and Sikkim, and the first of the four Elgin Hotels that we stayed with, in this journey. Had done little research before booking so was pleasantly surprised! The four hour road journey after almost a day long delayed flight to Bagdogra from Delhi, was... More

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ElginGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at Elgin Silver Oaks Kalimpong, responded to this review

Dear Sir! We thank you for choosing the Elgin Silver Oaks as your preferred hotel of stay . We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us , we have made a note of your positive feedback and suggestions and we will be working on them so we can serve you better the next you stay with... More

Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We only stayed one night, but I would have been happy to have stayed longer. Its location was great, easy walking into town. The hotel is very old fashioned, but I have no problem with that. Food was of a good quality although a little limited in choice. It was quite good value for money.

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ElginGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at Elgin Silver Oaks Kalimpong, responded to this review

Dear Sir ! We thank you for choosing the Elgin Silver Oaks as your preferred hotel of stay . We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us especially the views of the snow capped himalayas from your room . We look forward to serving you again . We will be sharing your feedback with the staff... More

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Address: Ringking Pong Road, Kalimpong 734301, India
Location: India > West Bengal > Kalimpong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Elgin Silver Oaks Kalimpong 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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The Elgin Silver Oaks was built in 1930 and once belonged to the prominent architect Frederick Desraj who built the old Teesta Bridge. It is now converted into a luxury hill resort in the Himalayas. Lounging in the landscaped gardens in a profusion of colour, one is treated to breathtaking views of the Himalayas. The natural decor is characteristic in the imposing Kanchenjungha which can be seen on a clear day, blooming petunias and asters, the serrated violet edges of iris, iridescent butterflies flitting through colourful azaleas, drooping geraniums, proud orchids and heaven, temporarily descends on earth. Sitting in one of the quaint gazebos, the tea seems to be flavoured by the refreshing winds of the Himalayas. ... more   less 
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