Gurung Guest House, Darjeeling

Ranked 52 of 541 hotels in Darjeeling

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Reviews summary (22)

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Destination
5.9 / 7
Location
6.1 / 7
Appearance
6.0 / 7
Front Office
6.1 / 7
Service
6.1 / 7
Room
5.8 / 7
Food & Drink
5.9 / 7
Activities
4.3 / 7

Reviews (22)


Kolkata
1 Review | 1163 Readers

pleasant accommodation

6.6/7
Posted 28 Jun, 2013

Only guest house at tincluley. Booking facilities over phone. Pick up service from new Jalpaiguri. Stayed from 7th June to 9th June 2013 in 2 bed room. Rooms are clean & spacious. Pleasant accommodation within natural surroundings. Warm hospitality. Homely food under fixed package, little expensive. Adequate water. Satisfactory service. Calm & cool atmosphere. Local sight seeing arranged from guest house. Must visit orange garden, mamata park & tea gardens. Visit takda market. Walk around. Leisurely stay for 2 to 3 days.

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Kolkata
3 Reviews | 2443 Readers

Lip-smacking organic dishes; finest darjeeling tea

7.0/7
Posted 20 Jun, 2014

Sometime in one and half years back, a column from a celebrity Bengali filmmaker about Tinchuley made me focus on it. While in Mirik, April 2013, I sort of made my mind to visit the place and booked one room for 3 pax over phone. The very next day we moved there, only 1. 5 hr drive from Mirik, the journey through the Takdah forest area was enchanting. Reaching there, we were greeted by warmth and an awesome lunch made by 'pishi' of Dipendra, the owner of Gurung guest house . . That evening was musical. Dipendra took on the centre stage of the living are as he strummed on his guitar and sang old English numbers of Bob Dylan, Erik Clapton, Frank Sinatra and the likes. The dinner was heavenly as well We were served the finest Darjeeling tea as the first rays of the morning seeped through the casement, followed by a delightful spread of English breakfast in a few hr. We had to leave the place since we had to rush to catch up our flight from Bagdogra, that noon. I was sure to hit back the place once more That chance came when we thought of spending the New year's eve in the hills in the midst of pure bliss of serenity and the green vistas and the flora and the fauna and the ever smiling people and the lipsticking organic dishes and the scent of the jungles and what an experience that has been! One of the greatest New Year's that we had So, go Tinchuley, to Savour the hills called 'life' .

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Kolkata
1 Review | 374 Readers

Superb hospitality and location

6.5/7
Posted 29 Jul, 2015

It is amazing hotel where all facilities are available with great views. I love this place. It was good and I like this so much it's good to see this type of hotel in Darjeeling. It is good experience of the main attraction is there. Hospitality specially Mr. Dipen Gurung and the food quality is awesome. Location of the hotel was good in a very scenic place. Surrounding places of the hotel were very beautiful. Food quality was really good and served well. Rooms were quite spacious.

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Mumbai
2 Reviews | 162 Readers

Overall a nice one!

7.0/7
Posted 30 Jan, 2016

Gurung Guest house located at Tinchuley. Leaving Lamahata behind and keeping Lopchu left the road ascend straight up through Social wild reserve to Tinchuley. Once we arrived we were treated with warm Darjeeling tea. The food was excellent. Hospitality was outstanding and location picturesque. Kanchanjungha was clearly visible all the time. Tinchuley remain always a sweet memory to me and I longed to visit again. Last of all I will always remember Mr. Dipendra Gurung for his hospitality.

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Delhi
4 Reviews | 1426 Readers

Nice Location with an ambiance of cheap city hotel.

3.0/7
Posted 9 Jan, 2016

Tinchuley is a piece of paradise. The small village is far away from madding crowd of city or town. But the only place of stay is unscientifically built, being called Home stay to cut the facilities but violating the rules of home stay actually. Rooms are small without any essential facility. Response is cold enough. Beds are narrow to accommodate a couple also. In sufficient light in the rooms. Toilets are clean but have to go through to approach the balcony. Rooms don't have any window. Room heaters are not available. Food is good.

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Kolkata
9 Reviews | 4451 Readers

Spacious rooms and good food quality

5.8/7
Posted 29 Sep, 2014

Location of the Hotel was good in a very scenic place. Surrounding places of the Hotel were very beautiful . Food quality was really good and served well. Rooms were quite spacious and cozy. Front office and other services were also quite satisfactory.

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9 Reviews | 8810 Readers

Rooms are good & well furnished, Food is good.

5.4/7
Posted 10 Apr, 2014

Gurung Guest House is a beautifully decorated. House was situated at one end of a road to Takdah. The place does not have much to offer. All rooms are good and well furnished. There are wall-to-wall mirrors. Food is good. You get buffet menu here. The hotel is situated just above a deep gorge. One can stay here for one or two days of leisure.

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Ajmer
1 Review | 686 Readers

Good experience and great views

6.6/7
Posted 15 Mar, 2015

It is amazing hotel where all facilities are available with great views. It's good to see this type of hotel in Darjeeling. It was a good experience for me.

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Bhubaneswar
1 Review | 738 Readers

A decent hotel to spend your holidays

5.6/7
Posted 25 Feb, 2015

Location of the hotel is good in a very scenic place. Food quality was awesome. Rooms were very big, hygienic and clean but didn't had TV in all rooms. The staff were very friendly and obedient. I would like to visit this hotel whenever I go to Darjeeling again.

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Reviews summary (22)

Best time to travel

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Experience Scale

Average rating

Destination
5.9 / 7
Location
6.1 / 7
Appearance
6.0 / 7
Front Office
6.1 / 7
Service
6.1 / 7
Room
5.8 / 7
Food & Drink
5.9 / 7
Activities
4.3 / 7

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Kolkata
3 Reviews | 2443 Readers

Lip-smacking organic dishes; finest darjeeling tea

7.0/7
Posted 20 Jun, 2014

Sometime in one and half years back, a column from a celebrity Bengali filmmaker about Tinchuley made me focus on it. While in Mirik, April 2013, I sort of made my mind to visit the place and booked one room for 3 pax over phone. The very next day we moved there, only 1. 5 hr drive from Mirik, the journey through the Takdah forest area was enchanting. Reaching there, we were greeted by warmth and an awesome lunch made by 'pishi' of Dipendra, the owner of Gurung guest house . . That evening was musical. Dipendra took on the centre stage of the living are as he strummed on his guitar and sang old English numbers of Bob Dylan, Erik Clapton, Frank Sinatra and the likes. The dinner was heavenly as well We were served the finest Darjeeling tea as the first rays of the morning seeped through the casement, followed by a delightful spread of English breakfast in a few hr. We had to leave the place since we had to rush to catch up our flight from Bagdogra, that noon. I was sure to hit back the place once more That chance came when we thought of spending the New year's eve in the hills in the midst of pure bliss of serenity and the green vistas and the flora and the fauna and the ever smiling people and the lipsticking organic dishes and the scent of the jungles and what an experience that has been! One of the greatest New Year's that we had So, go Tinchuley, to Savour the hills called 'life' .

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Kolkata
2 Reviews | 1776 Readers

They arranged us a local tour

7.0/7
Posted 16 May, 2013

I stayed in Gurung Guest House on 11/5/2013-14/5/13 in four bed room. The room was quite good, clean enough and spacious. The main attraction is their hospitality in their typical style. They serve food in special metal thali which is made at their own kitchen. Their behaviour is very good. They arranged us a local tour of an orange garden, tea garden, lamahata, lovers meet point, tribeni. We had a great stay in a typical homely atmosphere. Its indeed a home away from home !

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Kolkata
1 Review | 1163 Readers

pleasant accommodation

6.6/7
Posted 4 Jul, 2013

Only guest house at tincluley. Booking facilities over phone. Pick up service from new Jalpaiguri. Stayed from 7th June to 9th June 2013 in 2 bed room. Rooms are clean & spacious. Pleasant accommodation within natural surroundings. Warm hospitality. Homely food under fixed package, little expensive. Adequate water. Satisfactory service. Calm & cool atmosphere. Local sight seeing arranged from guest house. Must visit orange garden, mamata park & tea gardens. Visit takda market. Walk around. Leisurely stay for 2 to 3 days.

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Kolkata
4 Reviews | 5761 Readers

Services of the staffs are very homely

5.4/7
Posted 22 Jul, 2013

We have stayed at Gurung Guest House in the month of May, 2012. Excellent cozy atmosphere. Though not of star category, but it is the only good property at Tinchuley. The rooms are cozy, clean & comfortable. Services of the staffs are very homely. The food is good. The hospitality is very much admirable. This property is run by the Gurung family. The visitors will find to be at home, since the family members of the Gurung family is always at their service. We haven\'t find anything to make any complaint.

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Siliguri
13 Reviews | 21765 Readers

Friendly staff

5.3/7
Posted 30 May, 2012

Gurung Guest House offers good rooms for a minimum price . The ;location is also perfect . Rooms are well maintained and clean . The staffs are friendly at this hotel. Overall a nice hotel.

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Overview

Gurung Guest House is ranked #52 among the 541 hotels in Darjeeling with an average rating of 5.8 out of 7. It is one of the 9, 2-star Guest Houses in Darjeeling. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 6 photos and 22 text reviews and is rated top for its Service, Front Office and Location. It was also named winner of the Better Holiday Awards in 2017 under Great Location.

The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,100 per night. 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 (65%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 65% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 12% 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.

Gurung Guest House is located at Tinchuley .

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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