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The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is so smelly The food is Hopeless . The best part was the staff. It is not definitely up to international standards. We felt that the hotel management should SPEND money on training staff. The main dinning room has no fans, it feels so hot & humid while having dinner.The food quality is pathetic. The bathrooms are very... More 

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

"ATTENTION" - BLACKMAIL AND FALSE REVIEW Dear Tripadvisor Members ! We are indeed very disappointed to state that this review is a false fake review that has been posted with the sole intention of blackmailing the property to secure a refund which is not a genuine claim being made , please be aware that this review intends to tarnish the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is about 10 min walk to Mall Road. So it's good in a way that its a bit away from hustle bustle. Maharaja Feel,wonderful lawn and the football stadium view. Very polite staff. Small rooms but well ventilated. Would recommend everyone be it family,friends or couples.

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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! As the Elgin Nor-Khill was a Royal guest house built in 1932 by the King of Sikkim for his visiting dignitaries and friends, it is now a leading luxury heritage... More 

India
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18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had stayed in the premier category suit room which indeed was very spacious and clean. The location of the hotel is quite good considering the fact that it is a 10/15 minutes walk from the mall road and still offers peace and privacy. The best part is its garden area outside the dining/lounge which overlooks a football ground from... 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 will certainly keep in mind your feedback for more options to be created in the buffet meals which we will be able to design and incorporate whenever we do... More 

Nagpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great heritage property... the royal guest house of the Chogyal Kings of yesteryears, according a lovely unobstructed view of the mountain range from all the rooms on one side. Good food, excellent hospitality. Limited wi-fi connectivity in the lobby. But, who wants wi-fi at such an exotic place. Beautiful flowers at the entrance. The discerning customer may ask for one... 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! As the Elgin Nor-Khill was a Royal guest house built in 1932 by the King of Sikkim for his visiting dignitaries and friends, it is now a leading luxury heritage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best hotel in gantok . Service is too Gud . Food was awesome . Lawn and lobby is well maintained . Staff is very understanding . View from the hotel is good. Good experience . Kids enjoy a lot. They must make one play zone for kids. They welcome well.

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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 will certainly keep in mind your feedback for a separate kids zone to be created which we will be able to design and incorporate whenever we do our next... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Gangtok is the hub of travel through Sikkim and this hotel is conveniently located close to a football stadium. The hotel comprises of main structure housing lobby, the restaurant and rooms (including suites) with garden in front. One more adjoining building comprises of rooms on two levels. In fact, there are number of hotels on the road passing by this... 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 happy to know that overall you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with us and were happy with the quality of service, food and the management of the property . We have made a note of your feedback with regards to the bedrooms in... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Nor-Khill was the guest house of the royal family of Sikkim & its shows. Beautifully & elegantly furnished it is the best place to stay in Gangtok. The views from the painstakingly manicured lawns are breathtaking. Food is great & staff are friendly. If you are lucky, you may even see a football match in progress in the stadium right... 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! As the Elgin Nor-Khill was a Royal guest house built in 1932 by the King of Sikkim for his visiting dignitaries and friends , we are elated to know of... More 

Phuket
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Had to upgrade to a suite to get a decent size room and even so bathrooms are too small. Did not feel it was very clean and did not sleep well. Buffet selection in the restaurant which was adequate. Staff seem to be a world of their own at times although friendly. The best parts are the front lawn, furniture... 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 feedback of the The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok , we are happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with us!, at the same time we apologise that we did not meet your expectations, your observations will only help us further improve in our endeavour at The Elgin to continue to exceed our... More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

This hotel, a grand heritage property, is an experience itself. Right from the grandiose lobby to the carpeted rooms and the outdoors, it gave us a feel of regality out and out. Rooms were beautiful and spacious and the bathroom very chic. Dinner spread could have been improved, the spread seemed slightly lacklustre, though the breakfast spread was good. Staff... 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 have passed on your feedback to our Chef and we will certainly be adding more variety and colour to the dinner spread to bring in the lustre that you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Rather than writing a review I would like to thank the management and staff of Norkhill for a memorable trip to Gangtok.I stayed in Norkhill from 11th May to 14th May'2016 in Room no 307.A Marvelous heritage property and the best in Gangtok.Very courteous staff specially their general Manager Mr Basu who was extra caring and helpful during our stay.Great... 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! As the Elgin Nor-Khill was a Royal guest house built in 1932 by the King of Sikkim for his visiting dignitaries and friends , we are elated to know of... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • 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 )
Things to do
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • 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: $143 - $177 (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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#1 Business Hotel in Gangtok
#2 Luxury Hotel in Gangtok
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