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The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok

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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a way to step back in time. Great to sit in gardens with a tea or something stronger and enjoy the relaxation. Rooms good and restaurant well run and staff polite. On the second evening we were treated to a special local drink with our meal.

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok, responded to this review

Dear Madame! We thank you for your positive feedback of the The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok , we are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with us! we would certainly be delighted to serve you again ! As the Elgin Nor-Khill was a Royal guest house built in 1932 by the King of Sikkim for his visiting... More 

Ghaziabad
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A heritage hotel where you feel luxury and comfort. Very well behaved staff. Best hotel at Gangtok. Food is delicious. Amazing view, very well maintained property. over all a perfect stay with king size life style.

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok, responded to this review

Dear Sir! We thank you for your positive feedback of the The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok , we are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with us! we would certainly be delighted to serve you again ! As the Elgin Nor-Khill was a Royal guest house built in 1932 by the King of Sikkim for his visiting... More 

israel
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49 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After a long bumpy ride from the airport to Gangtok (capital of Sikkim) you are met by a smiley staff, enter the lobby and your jaw drops. You feel as if you'v transferred to Victorian time. Couches covered in red and blue brocade, huge chandeliers, hanging from above, old pictures of the king, his family and other dignitaries, furniture in... More 

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok, responded to this review

Dear Guest! We thank you for your positive feedback of the The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok , we are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with us! we would certainly be delighted to serve you again ! As the Elgin Nor-Khill was a Royal guest house built in 1932 by the King of Sikkim for his visiting... More 

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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best thing about this hotel is the welcoming and friendly staff. They make guests feel very pampered. The hotel is old; the furniture could use some updating and the old pedestal bathtub gets the floor very wet. However the rooms are large and comfortable, and wifi always worked. The food was fantastic every day, lots of variety and good... More 

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok, responded to this review

Dear Sir! We thank you for your positive feedback of the The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok , we are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with us! we would certainly be delighted to serve you again ! We have made a note of your feedback with regards to some of the furniture and the pedestal bathtub which... More 

Agartala
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well managed heritage property in a beautiful hill station of Gangtok. Ideally located hotel with lot of history attached. Five minutes walk to MG road. Great view of Kanchenjunga from the hotel. Staff and cleanliness excellent. Enjoyed every moment.

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok, responded to this review

Dear Sir! We thank you for your positive feedback of the The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok , we are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with us! we would certainly be delighted to serve you again ! As the Elgin Nor-Khill was a Royal guest house built in 1932 by the King of Sikkim for his visiting... More 

Dusseldorf, Germany
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No matter whether you get there by helicopter or by car – be aware of the deplorable street situation in all of Sikkim – you will find stylish and comfortable accommodation in the former guest house of the former King of Sikkim. In general the food is excellent. Renovated nicely in an exuberant 19th century style, the lobby of the... More 

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok, responded to this review

Dear Sir! We thank you for your positive feedback of the The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok , we are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with us! we would certainly be delighted to serve you again ! We have made a note of your feedback with regards to the bath tub and the water spillage from it... More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking forward to getting to this hotel after the traffic and congestion in Darjeeling. It was night, but the service was excellent, the dinner just fine, and the room was very homely. BUT............. I was bowled over when I looked out the window at 5.30 am. What a magnificient view of Kunchen junga and surrounding snow caped peaks... More 

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok, responded to this review

Dear Sir! We thank you for your positive feedback of the The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok , we are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with us! we would certainly be delighted to serve you again ! As the Elgin Nor-Khill was a Royal guest house built in 1932 by the King of Sikkim for his visiting... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a walk-in booing during one of the seasonal festivals in Gangtok. If you are looking for a special experience for the family or a couple this hotel is fantastic in every regard. Excellent service, delicious food, accessible to the city yet quiet and set apart, clean and artful interiors, and very knowledgable and helpful desk staff.

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok, responded to this review

Dear Sir! We thank you for your positive feedback of the The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok , we are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with us! we would certainly be delighted to serve you again ! As the Elgin Nor-Khill was a Royal guest house built in 1932 by the King of Sikkim for his visiting... More 

Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A palacial property amidst the green serenity, with sprawling lawns, overlooking the stadium. We were lucky to be upgraded to the presidential suite which was really enchanting with two spacious and elegantly decorated rooms. Food was quite tasty with different variations. The staff there, from the Manager,Mr.Basudev to all the service people, at the restaurant, reception and room service were... More 

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok, responded to this review

Dear Madame! We thank you for your positive feedback of the The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok , we are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with us! we would certainly be delighted to serve you again ! As the Elgin Nor-Khill was a Royal guest house built in 1932 by the King of Sikkim for his visiting... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ı visited this place this september 2016 ,beautiful hotel,excellent food,,rooms are well appointed clean, and inviting. Location is ideal, score is very high.A fabulous experience to stay here,thank you

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor Member ! We thank you for your positive feedback of the The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok , we are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with us! we would certainly be delighted to serve you again ! As the Elgin Nor-Khill was a Royal guest house built in 1932 by the King of Sikkim for... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elgin Nor-Khill ("the house of jewels")is known for its tradition and ethnic Sikkimese ambiance. It is now a luxury heritage property. The Kanchan garden affords a rich view of the hills with the Mount Kanchenjungha in the background, which inspired the Chogyal (King) of Sikkim to paint for hours. The Elgin Nor-Khill was built by the King of Sikkim in 1932 and is the oldest heritage property in Gangtok, the property has played host to numerous celebrity guests such as his holiness The Dalai Lama, Hollywood stars Sir Richard Gere, Michael Douglas and Shirley Maclaine, the US Ambassador to India His Excellency John Galbraith and many more. The lobby is resplendent in the bright folk Sikkimese art with design motifs depicting dragons and flame symbols to thankas and ornate Sikkimese furniture (bachu, chocsue) and traditional jewelry. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok

Address: Paljore Stadium Road, Gangtok 737101, India
Location: India > Sikkim > Gangtok
Price Range: $150 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Elgin Nor-Khill Gangtok Hotel Gangtok
Nor Khill Gangtok
The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok Sikkim
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“ask for rooms facing the garden or one of the suites.”
 of 5 bubbles morchyshu, 6 days ago | Read review
“Ask for a view of the Kunchenjunga. Early morning is best as clouds gather before long.”
 of 5 bubbles raymO4395MO, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms have either a great view or on the other side you get mini suites which are lovely and very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 286sheenac, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for a room with a good view and deal with their sales office directly.”
 of 5 bubbles 565shishirm, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a mountain view are best”
 of 5 bubbles cmcquintas, Oct 9, 2016 | Read review
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