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The Elgin, Darjeeling

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New Delhi, India
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Hotel for 3 Nights in the 1st week of June'15. The Hotel has a fantastic location, just adjacent to the Mall Road. It is a Heritage Hotel but unlike similar hotels it has been upgraded with all modern comforts without compromising on its Heritage Character. The rooms are very large and comfortable and the hotel has... More 

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Madame! Greetings and Namaskar! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation of the property ! we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us ! Your words of praise will go a long way in encouraging the Elgin team to keep up the good work so we can continue to exceed your expectations . The... More 

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69 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed in this hotel for five nights with my family during my family vacation. The location of this hotel is excellent.... Mall is just five minutes walk with all good restaurants and big bazar with in 5-10 min walk. The people in restaurant .... Bar.... Room service all are very very warm and accommodative. They will give you a... More 

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor Member! Greetings and Namaskar! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation of the property ! you have pointed out that the property lacks some very basic facilities like a gym , spa and 24 hrs room service that would be a great value addition to the property considering it is rated 4 stars by the Government rating... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is situated in the heart of Darjeeling Hill besides Mall Road. The hotel is a heritage one where you can feel the glory of Royal Family. The rooms are attractive with good service. This is the same hotel where Sharukh Khan stayed during making of RBGJ in 1992. The candle light dinner in hotel with piano music adds... More 

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Sr! Greetings and Namaskar! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation of the property ! we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us ! Your words of praise will go a long way in encouraging the Elgin team to keep up the good work so we can continue to exceed your expectations . The... More 

Guwahati, India
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40 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Title of the Review says it all. Fantastic service by Mr. Badal Majumder, Manager of the Hotel and his colleagues. Stayed here for 3 nights and the management made all possible efforts to make the stay comfortable. The Room No. 58 was fairly large, airy and well lit. The bathroom had problem (no supply of hot water due to... More 

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Sir! Greetings and Namaskar! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation of the property ! we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us ! Your words of praise will go a long way in encouraging the Elgin team to keep up the good work so we can continue to exceed your expectations , we... More 

Gurgaon, India
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32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel has nice front garden and lobby level sitting place, which is amazing due to royal palace setting. Rooms you have different type of rooms and each gives different experience. Some rooms have beautiful view of mountain and green. Place does have parking facility and nicely located to central area and market. Overall good experience. But I feel price... More 

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor Member! Greetings and Namaskar! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation of the property ! we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us ! Your words of praise will go a long way in encouraging the Elgin team to keep up the good work so we can continue to exceed your expectations .... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The property is very nice, location is also apt, 10 min walk from the mall road The rooms are made in an colonial style.The staffs are also very polite and eager to help you.The food is also very tasty. There is no mini bar in the room.Bathrooms are very small in size.room size is decent.Lobby is very nice.

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Sir! Greetings and Namaskar! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation of the property ! we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us ! We have made a note of your feedback with regards to the minibars in the rooms and we will surely make it a part of our next upgrade programme as... More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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95 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located close to mall road the hotel provides British Colonial style living on a heritage property. Rooms are not very big but tastefully decorated to add to the colonial flavor. Hotel provides only MAP package and dinner room provides 4 course dinner with daily change of menu.

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Sir! Greetings and Namaskar! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation of the property ! we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us ! Your words of praise will go a long way in encouraging the Elgin team to keep up the good work so we can continue to exceed your expectations . The... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Superb hotel All staff is so helpfull having smile every time Manger sh. Badal ji is so great men. Sh. Ashok ji in restaurant is very kind Juliayana at reception is so prety I always want to stay in this hotel Delicious food every time I stayed in room no 33 On 1 july to 3 july 2016

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Madame! Greetings and Namaskar! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation of the property ! we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us ! Your words of praise will go a long way in encouraging the Elgin team to keep up the good work so we can continue to exceed your expectations . The... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at the Elgin were so helpful and kinda. Always going out of their way to help us. We booked a twin room and they upgraded us so we could have a view, although the fog never cleared. Dinner was always delicious. I loved the old world feel of the place and despite being so old it was still... More 

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Madame! Greetings and Namaskar! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation of the property ! we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us ! Your words of praise will go a long way in encouraging the Elgin team to keep up the good work so we can continue to exceed your expectations . The... More 

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I loved the decor of this hotel, it was really beautiful and elegant. The staff were really hospitable and even upgraded our room for free. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Darjeeling.

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, Darjeeling, responded to this review

Dear Madame! Greetings and Namaskar! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation of the property ! we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us ! Your words of praise will go a long way in encouraging the Elgin team to keep up the good work so we can continue to exceed your expectations . The... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
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Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elgin is the oldest heritage hotel in Darjeeling , built in 1887 it was the summer residence of the Maharajah (King) of Cooch Behar. The property was then leased and run by succession of British families the last being Madame Nancy Oakley . It was then acquired by Mr K.C Oberoi of the Oberoi family of Hoteliers fame in 1969 and has been run and managed by the Elgin Hotels & Resorts Chain to this day . The Elgin brand which now owns and operates 4 Heritage Hotels & Resorts in the region of Darjeeling & Sikkim is headed by its Managing Director Mr B.R Oberoi fondly known as Diamond Oberoi . ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Elgin, Darjeeling

Address: 18 HD Lama Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
Location: India > West Bengal > Darjeeling
Price Range: $133 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Elgin, Darjeeling 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Elgin Darjeeling Hotel Darjeeling
Elgin Hotel Darjeeling
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Darjeeling
#2 Luxury Hotel in Darjeeling
#6 Family Hotel in Darjeeling
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