The Elgin, Darjeeling
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The Elgin, Darjeeling

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  • Destination 5.4/7
  • Location 5.6/7
  • Appearance 6/7
  • Front Office 5.4/7
  • Service 5.4/7
  • Room 5.8/7
  • Food & Drink 5.3/7
  • Activities 4.3/7
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Vaibhav .

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  • Vaibhav .
  • Lives in New Delhi
  • 2 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  35 readers
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  • 2.4/7
  •  Posted 2 months ago
1) Common have been done up nicely. Give a very heritage and old English type nuance.

2) Don't know about all the rooms, but the room I was given was very very dingy cramped up with almost zilch ventilation. To top it up, there were loud noises coming from the kitchen located underneath the room, which left you with very little or no sleep. They tried upgrading me to a suite, but one could hardly breath in that room with so much dampness.

3) Television set not working, all the through the stay!!!

4) Food quality- Poor. Rather go out and have some great food at the caventers or other known joints.

5) Bathrooms-OK.

6) WI-Fi- Only near the Lobby.

7) All in All- Overpriced, overhyped and overrated.
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Naru To

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  • Naru To
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 19 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  4934 readers
  • 6.0/7
  •  Posted Aug 15, 2015
Prepare yourself to be blown away by the awesome phenomenon that is this hotel. Right on the centre of the town, located at just the perfect distance from bajar and Station with a unparalleled view of the heavens like Mountains and complemented by awesome food and support staff. If you don't stay here you will be missing the essence.
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Sreeja  Das

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  • Sreeja Das
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 2 Reviews
  •  8 readers
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  • 5.9/7
  •  Posted Aug 1, 2015
The charge made by them was expensive. It was convenient to locate the hotel. This hotel is wooded built Staff members in the hotel were warm in service. Hospitality was good. As I was busy, I was unable to notice any activities arranged in this hotel. No spa or gym was available. Many verities of foods were available. The food served by them was good. Garden was available. All required amenities were provided to my room in working condition. Mountain View was very good from the room.
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Saurabh Katiyar

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  • Saurabh Katiyar
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 1 Review
  •  243 readers
  • 5.7/7
  •  Posted May 11, 2015
The hotel location is very convenient and close to the main market. The decor of the hotel is fantastic, especially the library and bar next to the reception. Hotel staff were very helpful especially considering we were travelling with a one year old. Room was spacious and comfortable but I was maybe expecting a slightly better view. One thing which they can improve on is the menu. The buffet gets a bit boring if you have a longish stay here.
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Mr Puneet

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  • Mr Puneet
  • Lives in Ahiwara
  • 2 Reviews
  •  3 helpful votes
  •  595 readers
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  • 5.5/7
  •  Posted Jan 14, 2015
Elgin Darjeeling is among the most beautiful hotel in Darjeeling. Right in center of the city it's view was simply amazing. We cannot imagine anything better than this for our special trip. We just loved the food and services. We will recommend if you are going Darjeeling you should stay in Elgin, if will surely give you the pleasure of the era.
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Gaurav

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  • Gaurav
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 6 Reviews
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  784 readers
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  • 5.9/7
  •  Posted Jan 13, 2015
Centrally located in the heart of Darjeeling very near to Chowrasta Mall Road, very nice property, staff are too good, nice spread of buffet breakfast and dinner. I stayed for two nights in December, rooms on ground floor have a nice view, If you're looking for an unhurried holiday where you will be pampered and all plans will be made for you - then this is the place for you.
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G banerjee

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  • G banerjee
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 1 Review
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  607 readers
  • Verified Traveller
  • 5.8/7
  •  Posted Nov 24, 2014
The hotel location was convenient. It was near to the city. The hotel did not provide pick up and drop facility. The hotel staff was good and helpful. The hotel room was spacious, neat, clean and well maintained. The room amenities were in good condition. I was able to see Mountain View from my room. I had no delay in check in and check out. The hotel food was good in quality and quantity. I would like to recommend this hotel to other tourist as I am satisfied with the services of the hotel.
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Parama biswas

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  • Parama biswas
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 1 Review
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  619 readers
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  • 5.3/7
  •  Posted Nov 11, 2014
The stay was fine in the hotel. I was having my own car. The room was neat, clean and well maintained. All the basic amenities were in good condition. I have breakfast in the hotel it was good. The quality of the food was good. There was indoor and outdoor games but no swimming pool and gym. The staff was friendly. There was no delay in check in and out facility. I was satisfied with the facility provided. I will recommend the hotel to other travellers. I went on a personal trip. The hotel only arranges the car for sightseeing.
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Siddharth Chavan

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  • Siddharth Chavan
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 1 Review
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  651 readers
  • 5.3/7
  •  Posted Nov 3, 2014
The hotel is a heritage property, offering cosy comfortable quaint ambience that distinctly remind you if the Raj era. Darjeeling was once the summer capital of the British, and some fine properties like the Elgin that excludes the old world charm are reminiscent of those historic times. Each bedroom in the hotel offers magnificent views of the snow capped mountains and peaks; a unique and personal tryst with the Himalayas.
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Anusha Akriti

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  • Anusha Akriti
  • Lives in Bhubaneswar
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  • 14 Reviews
  •  25 helpful votes
  •  9213 readers
  • 6.4/7
  •  Posted Sep 4, 2014
This is one of the best hotels in Darjeeling, just loved it. Went there with my family. At 4:00 in the morning we got up and went to the Tiger Hills. For this you'll have to book a cab the day before. If the weather is clear you'll be able to see Mt. Kanchenjunga. The rays of the sun made it even more beautiful. The service of the hotel was quite good. We also went to the Bengal Natural History Museum. The Mall Road where only pedestrians are allowed was a very good place. Road-side shops, everything was just awesome. Only one problem is that Darjeeling is not too clean. The rooms where we stayed were made of wooden walls, wooden floors, big portraits hanging. There was no fan or AC in the room, still we were wrapped in blankets. The roadside yummy steamed momos and corns are an experience not to miss.
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The Elgin Overview

The Elgin is a 125-year-old heritage property that used to belong to a Maharaja of Cooch Behar. This 4-star hotel is located in the heart of Darjeeling and is in the higher altitudes.The Elgin welcomes you with a glass of cherry liquor and a silk scarf draped around your neck. The hotel offers facilities such as Wi-Fi, 24-hour room service, a spa, LCD TVs and coffee makers in all the rooms, a library, babysitting and Mountain bikes on rent among many more.

The Elgin has luxury rooms and suites. You get to choose your cuisine during every mealtime as the restaurant here provides a wide variety of fares. There is also a special event with Nepalese-themed cuisine and dance held at the hotel. 


Rooms and Amenities at The Elgin

In total there are 22 rooms at The Elgin. There is 1 Suite and 22 Double Deluxe Rooms. The Elgin has an in-house multicuisine restaurant, which serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food and a bar too. The facilities provided by the hotel are doctor on call, travel desk, car parking, room serviceand laundry service. They accept credit cards and have amenities for deposit locker, television in the rooms, internet browsing facilities, STD/ISD/Fax and running hot water. The Elgin also has provisions for indoor games. Every room is provided with a tea/coffee maker.

 

In Room Facilities Other Facilities
Television Doctor on call
Internet Laundry Service
Tea/coffee maker Car Parking
Hot water

Deposit locker

Indorr Games



The Elgin Address

18, H.D. Lama Road
Darjeeling

West Bengal - 734101
India
Also known as Elgin The

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