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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some of the reviews are missing the point. If you want to spend your time whining about the road, then don't go. On the other hand, if you think of each destination as an adventure and you want to experience a wonderful property having only eight rooms, with great food and warm hospitality, then go to Glen Burn. You will...

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Blackford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The accommodation was very comfortable and charming. Food was plentiful and tasty. The local staff were charming. However the access road put us off venturing out more than our one trip to Darjeeling. We also had groups of travel agents visiting every afternoon which totally spoilt the feeling of calm and exclusivity. They took over meal times and seating around...

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Newmarket, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a glorious place Gelnburn is, nestled on the hillside, surrounded by tea plants and with a magnificent view, if you're lucky, of the Himalayas at different times of the day. The road to the plantation is rutted and so makes the 40 minute drive pretty uncomfortable. However I believe this is to be rectified during 2017. The main part...

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Nestled in a beautiful forested valley, surrounded by tea gardens and overlooking the river Rung Dung this is and idyllic location with views of Darjeeling, Sikkim and the Himalayas. Accommodation in large suites within tea plantation managers bungalow - all wonderfully decorated and furnished in mid 20th century style and with spectacular views. Meals (breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner)...

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We travelled from Pelling to Glenburn and the journey to put it mildly is HORRENDOUS. "Roads""do not exist and one can feel the bumps in every corner of your body. The last 45mins to an hour is equally bad but the place more than makes up for the travel hazard. Faye and Will (the outgoing Managers) take great care of...

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Singapore
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is not your usual hotel experience. This is different - not in Darjeeling but about 45min drive from Darjeeling, boutique hotel in a tea garden estate, handful of rooms with mostly foreigners as guests, different cuisine and a unique experience. It is not cheap though but if you want different experience then you need to come here. The only...

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Sydney
Reviewed 31 December 2016

For an entire week we were fortunate enough to gaze upon the majestic Mount Kanchenjunga from our room, the Singalila Suite in the Waterlily bungalow, or from the terraces and gardens of the stunning Glenburn Tea Plantation. Its moods and colours were constantly changing from dawn to dusk and in the full moonlight of mid-December when the air was bright...

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Faye F, Manager at Glenburn Tea Estate, responded to this review

Dear SydneyVera, What a wonderfully descriptive review, thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience so beautifully on here for future guests to read. It is lovely for us to hear how much you enjoyed the ever changing scenery and appreciated the local people here who do indeed make Glenburn a special place. Thank you also...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Stayed for 3 nights and loved it, Faye and Will make you feel very at much at home, nothing is a problem, you can be as adventurous as you want or just enjoy peacefullness of the estate with a good book. Very relaxing atmosphere with very graciuos hosts. Good luck to you both for 2017

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Faye F, Manager at Glenburn Tea Estate, responded to this review

Dear Adele186411, Thank you for writing such a lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time at Glenburn even though it was so brief! It was lovely meeting you both and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels around the South. Many thanks for your best wishes! Faye and Will.

Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Just got back from a 3 night solo stay at the glenburn tea estate. I can't believe how they are ranked #4. They should be #1 hands down. Pick up at the airport was prompt with a safe driver and clean car. The driver stopped at a picturesque spot for a quick picnic lunch - paneer Kathi rolls, brownies and...

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Faye F, Manager at Glenburn Tea Estate, responded to this review

Dear Sachiv V, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and thoughts on Glenburn. We are so delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay here. It was a real pleasure meeting you and you inspired us to do the Badamtam trek which we had never done ourselves and we loved it! It is...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We will be talking about this wonderful tea estate and welcoming hotel for a very long time. The attention to one's every need, the delicious food, the delightful staff, the superb setting, the tea tour and treks are just some of the attractions of Glenburn. But don't take our words for it just go and experience it yourself ...

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Faye F, Manager at Glenburn Tea Estate, responded to this review

Dear SandP19, Thank you for your lovely, brief, concise and wonderfully positive review! We are delighted to hear you appreciated everything Glenburn had to offer. It was such a pleasure meeting you and I particularly enjoyed our hilarious discussions over the dinner table! Best wishes to you both and I hope you have a wonderful Christmas, Faye

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Additional Information about Glenburn Tea Estate

Address: Darjeeling 734101, India
Region: India > West Bengal > Darjeeling
Price Range: ₹ 34,497 - ₹ 43,923 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Glenburn Tea Estate 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Glenburn Tea Estate Hotel Darjeeling
Glenburn Tea Estate West Bengal
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Darjeeling
#3 Family Hotel in Darjeeling
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“In the new, lower level bungalow.”
 of 5 bubbles Lozamagoza, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are distinctive. We loved ours for its amazing views and large bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles SydneyVera, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The separate bungalow has suites with stunning views of Kanchenjunga”
 of 5 bubbles SandP19, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are superb. We were in the bungalow which has its own large terrace”
 of 5 bubbles _j_llewellyn57, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the newer, lower, bungalow have the better views, and are larger”
 of 5 bubbles David270, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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