Darjeeling Tourist Lodge, Darjeeling
Bhanu Sarani Next to Gymkhana Club Darjeeling
Phone Number 0354-2254412 www.westbengaltourism.gov.in
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Ranked 37 of 537 hotels in Darjeeling
Video Reviews (6)
I went to Darjeeling with my family in the month of June and that was a holiday trip. it was a Government Property. I booked that hotel by directly. The destination was very good. The location of the hotel was good. there were so many places were nearby. The appearance of the hotel was not that much good. It was not maintained. The front office of the hotel was average. they were late to respond. Overall Hotel services were average. Room facilities of the hotel were average. it was not that much spacious. it was not clean. The food and drink were below average. It was so spicy and not good quality. Overall it was a decent stay. it was a little bit costly.
I visited this hotel in the month of October 2016. It was a holiday trip with family. The hotel location was good. The hotel was very good in terms of hospitality, good quality of food and the sight view from the hotel. The hotel arranged the sightseeing facility for the occupants. I visited the place by car. The interiors of the hotel were good. The staff's was very co-operative. The manager politely wished me the day’s greeting every day. The rooms were very clean. The food was very nice and there was also complimentary breakfast. There was free Wi-Fi facility which was free of cost. The hotel was very comfortable to stay.
I travelled to Darjeeling and stayed at Darjeeling Tourist Lodge. I visited this hotel in the month of January 2017 for holiday trip with family. The destination was excellent as the sight-seeing places were good to visit. The location of the hotel was good as the city was good. The appearance of the hotel was good both in internal and external. The receptionist at this hotel was good as they were helpful. The room at this hotel was good and AC and other facilities. The staffs at this hotel were good as the services were good and friendly in response. The food at this hotel was good in taste and quality. There was a park and it was good. There was Wi-Fi only at one place. The overall experience at this hotel was good.
In the month of September 2016 I stayed in this hotel. The location of the hotel was good. The internal and external appearance of the hotel was good. The check in and check out was done on time. The staff members in the hotel were helpful and friendly. The room allotted to me was neat and it was well maintained with all required amenities in working condition. I ate food outside the hotel. There were activities organized in the hotel. Overall, I was satisfied with the stay and I will recommend this hotel to other travellers.
Undoubtedly this is the best place to stay in Darjeeling if you are going for pocket friendly. We choose a 5 bedroom, which was best fit in for our family size. The place is at a walk-able distance from the main tourists spots. In fact the location is practically a Kanchenjunga viewpoint. The maintenance of the of the lodge has has to be taken care care of moving forward as the furniture and wooden panel floors seeks an upgrade.
I should say this before I say anything about the hotel and staff. Darjeeling is my favourite spot on Earth. I could spend all my life there, unfortunately due to my family and career I have to stay at Kolkata. But one should surely visit Darjeeling at least once in their lifetime. Now I come to the hotels, according to me the best spot to stay in Darjeeling is the Darjeeling Tourist Lodge. It's situated in the best place. The view is just amazing, the food ooh! mouth watering, service is just too good, and the mall is so close, everything is just perfect staying in this hotel/lodge. You can get car on rent from the lodge itself, for sightseeing. And one of the best part of Darjeeling is the toy train ride, there is a special ride for tourists called the "Joy Ride". The other spotted to be seen are the tea garden, the rock garden etc. Glenary bakery is a must try, the breakfast is Glenary is a must do.. Just had to mention a date so I did the recent visits date, but I visit Darjeeling every year.... :)
Overall my experience was very good.I have been to Darjeeling at least 10 times and this is the first time I have opted Tourist lodge. located in a very posh area of Darjeeling and just 10 mints walk from Mall. All the room is big enough for a family. If you take the ground floor , you can easily access the small graound attached to your balcony. The view from Hotel is awesome. Probably the only hotel where you can see Kanchanzangha picks from all the room if you have opted for annexe building. FOOD and Room service is good but not outstanding.
This property is of WDTC. I stayed there with my family. Everything is good in this hotel. Rooms are neat and clean. All basic facilities are provided in rooms. Geyser is also available in bathroom. Kanchenjunga view was awesome from room window. Services are quick. Food is tasty. It is of good quality but there are no more food varieties available. Location is excellent. Hotel appearance is very beautiful. Reception was fine. Staff is cooperative and helpful. There is no more outdoor activity available. Garden was beautiful. Darjeeling place is very nice for tourism. Hotel is fully recommendable.
We were there for 3 days at starting of march 2015. Good to stay there. First day we got 4 bed room. It was a very large room. A whole family can stay there. Floor are made of wood. So quite good in winter. Staff behavior is good. One disadvantage is that they take taxes in room and food. Otherwise good. There is a garden area in the backside of lodge from where you can watch good view. If you are lucky, then you can also see kanchanjungha from there. Garden flowers and sitting area were also nice.
Darjeeling Tourist Lodge is ranked #37 among the 537 hotels in Darjeeling with an average rating of 5.3 out of 7. It is one of the 37, 3-star Guest Houses in Darjeeling. It is part of the "West Bengal Tourism Hotels" chain of hotels in India. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 14 photos, 123 text reviews and 6 video reviews and is rated top for its Location, Destination and Front Office.
The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 600 to Rs 2,200 per night. The hotel offer 17 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.
The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Family (60%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 47% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 25% have rated the ambience as relaxing.
Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Apr, May and June for the best experience.
Darjeeling Tourist Lodge is located at Mall Road which is approximately 4 Kms from Darjeeling railway station . Due to the close proximity, it is considered as one of the best stay option. Bengal Natural History Museum (1 Km), Mahakal Temple (1 Km), Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre (1 Km), Observatory Hill (1 Km) and The Mall and Chowrasta (1 Km) are some of the popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.
The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay.
Other amenities include 24 Hours Front Desk, Conference Hall, Laundry Services, Parking Facility and Room Service. For checkin and checkout time, we suggest contacting the hotel.
If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.
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