Its the only decent option to stay in in Kurseong. The property has probably seen better days but currently its in shambles. The rooms are decent but the food lacked imagination and taste.
The staff is extremely helpful and friendly. Service was prompt.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Nestled on the foothills of the Himalayas, Cochrane Place Hotel is the restored stately British Colonial home of Percy John Cochrane, MBE. Restored in stone, log and cast iron splendour we are a boutique hotel that seeks to provide guests with a warm and friendly atmosphere replete with fine wooden paneling and plasterwork, period furniture and beautiful objects of art. Situated just outside the town Kurseong, WB(India) and perched on a ridge overlooking the Ambootia Tea Estate, Cochrane Place has a total of 28 bedrooms & three duplex suites. Each of our rooms, which overlook the magnificent Himalayan mountain range & picturesque valley, have an individual character. They are equipped with contemporary amenities and yet retain a traditional old world charm. Guests can relish nostalgic recipes from the past such as crumpets & pies; Savour authentic Anglo Indian cuisine with special recipes from the Raj at our restaurant Pankhabari - many of the ingredients & vegetables used in the cooking are grown in our very own vegetable garden; and finally sample over 30 different varieties and blends of teas in Cafe Chai Country - our specialist tea cafe. There are many places of interest for the traveller - taking a ride on the UNESCO World Heritage Toy Train, Organised Tea Safaris taking you to the neighbourhood tea estates, Day picnic at the turquoise Salamander lake with the endangered Himalayan Salamander, Getting spiritual at the famous Sonada and Ghoom monasteries, River rafting at the Teesta River & plenty of walking/ trekking trails ranging from easy to tough. Wrap up your day with a much deserved Green tea facial at our in house Spa. So relax, unwind and enjoy the warm hospitality that awaits you at the Cochrane Place Hotel.... ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Cochrane Place Hotel Kurseong