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The Elgin, Darjeeling

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Overview
18 HD Lama Road, Darjeeling 734101 India See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews cherry brandy mr badal heritage property old world charm piano player public rooms british era breakfast and dinner charming hotel lounge area hot water bottles reading room high tea the ground floor every evening dining hall common areas
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited this hotel from 17.10.2018 to 20.10.2018 and checked out today in the afternoon and so wanted to write a few lines. No doubt its one of the best properties in Darjeeling and it has maintained its old world british charm but following were...More

Thank Rhiju S
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded today

Dear Sir ! We thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation ! At the same time we apologise that we did not meet your expectations with regards to the breakfast and dinner buffets and set menus . I will be sharing your feedback...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Old world charm, the staff, furniture, ambience .. all blended in well. Was a holiday palace for a Maharaja a one stage. On arrival you are greeted and ushered into the parlour and offered Cherry Brandy .Rooms are well appointed. The dining room has some...More

Thank ppbAustralia
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded today

Dear Sir / Madam! We thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation ! We will be certainly sharing your feedback with our team members in the hotel and they will be delighted to hear of your praise and wonderful feedback ! Once again...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An Heritage hotel , with heritage lounge and antique chairs , chess boards with glass chess pieces, wooden floored rooms. Walking distance from the Mall. Lovely Ambience. We had breakfast and dinner there for the two nights we stayed. Breakfast options were standard , dinner...More

Thank jayantinaniln
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded today

Dear Sir ! Thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation ! We apologise that we did not meet your expectations with the regards to dinner menu and I will certainly share your feedback with our Chef and the kitchen team . Once again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with the extended family. Had a great time. Fantastic new rooms. Very helpful staff. Professional and courteous. Food was also great. Steeped in history. This is definitely a place worth staying.More

Thank Vip1r
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded today

Dear Sir ! We thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation ! Once again we look forward to serving you again ! The Elgin was built in 1887 and being a listed heritage property, the Elgin management is doing its level best to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The evocation of the Raj (as described in the novels of P Scott or R Prawer-Jhabvalah) is everywhere - in the building, decor, furniture, the live piano music played during dinner. The rooms in the old wing are spacious, have beautiful old furniture, plush sofas,...More

Thank evamaria215
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded today

Dear Madam! We thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation ! We look forward to having you as our guest again soon! The Elgin was built in 1887 and being a listed heritage property, the Elgin management is doing its level best to...More

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Description
The Elgin is the oldest heritage hotel in Darjeeling , built in 1887 it was the summer residence of the Maharajah (King) of Cooch Behar. The property was then leased and run by succession of British families the More last being Madame Nancy Oakley . It was then acquired by Mr K.C Oberoi of the Oberoi family of Hoteliers fame in 1969 and has been run and managed by the Elgin Hotels & Resorts Chain to this day . The Elgin brand which now owns and operates 4 Heritage Hotels & Resorts in the region of Darjeeling & Sikkim is headed by its Managing Director Mr B.R Oberoi fondly known as Diamond Oberoi . Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Spa
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Pool
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
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Family
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Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Family
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Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$ 141 - US$ 244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Elgin Darjeeling Hotel Darjeeling
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Elgin Hotel Darjeeling
Location
India > West Bengal > Darjeeling District > Darjeeling
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Family
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$ 141 - US$ 244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Elgin Darjeeling Hotel Darjeeling
,
Elgin Hotel Darjeeling
Location
India > West Bengal > Darjeeling District > Darjeeling
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Traveller (553)
Room & Suite (78)
Dining (46)
Pool & Beach (10)
Family and Play Areas (32)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Questions & Answers
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srihari k
9 September 2018|
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Response from ElginGuestRelations | Property representative |
Dear Sir ! October is one of the best times to visit Darjeeling ! The weather is sunny and you will be able to see the mountains ! U can kindly call The Elgin Reservations at 033-40646300 or 22269878
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swapna40
8 March 2018|
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Response from ACL3112 | Reviewed this property |
No idea - hotel prices go up and down based on demand, the time of year, etc. What I do is the following: I check on a couple of websites (not the hotel) first to see what's on offer, after that I check with the hotel and... More
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Aniruddha D
3 October 2017|
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Response from pattynrich | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know it should be fine. The strike was over last week. It reopened last Friday. It's a beautiful place to stay. You will be welcomed for sure.
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"Most aspects are fine. However, ask for a room in the old original wing"
evamaria215
1 week ago
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"The more you pay, better the room and the view."
Vandana20
2 weeks ago
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"Rooms facing the Valley !!"
lalitar2015
22 Aug 2018
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"Request Front Garden view"
Harsingar
16 Jun 2018
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