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Hotel Sonar Bangla - Darjeeling

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1/1, Robertson Road, Darjeeling 734101 India
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#53 of 267 hotels in Darjeeling
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Finding an ideal hotel in Darjeeling does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Hotel Sonar Bangla - Darjeeling, a nice option for travellers like you.

Hotel Sonar Bangla - Darjeeling features 24 hour front desk, room service, and baggage storage, to help make your stay more enjoyable. The property also boasts free breakfast.

Nearby landmarks such as Dali Monastery (0.1 mi) and Jhandi Dara Sunrise Point (0.5 mi) make Hotel Sonar Bangla - Darjeeling a great place to stay when visiting Darjeeling.

When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Glenary's, Hotel Lunar, and The Park Restaurant, which are some Indian restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike.

Plus, during your trip, don’t forget to check out some of the popular gardens, such as Tea Garden, Barbotey Rock Garden, and Lloyd Botanical Garden.

Hotel Sonar Bangla - Darjeeling puts the best of Darjeeling at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Free breakfast
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24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
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Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
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Shared lounge / TV area
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Centrally Located
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arijit wrote a review Oct 2022
Kolkata (Calcutta), India11 contributions1 helpful vote
It is at the back side of Glenary. Very close to mall road. Service very good. We stayed at 3rd floor, 603 & 605, on 29-30 October 2022. View from room excellent. But all rooms are not such type. No lift is there. Car goes upto gate of hotel, but road is very congested and car cannot stay there for much time.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 2 Nov 2022
Dear Guests, Very warm greetings from Hotel Sonar Bangla, !! The management of HSB, gratefully acknowledge your valuable feedback. Your feedback encourages us to serve better... Best Wishes !! Thanks & Regards
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Nandu wrote a review Jul 2022
4 contributions
Nice hotel in good location, all the staffs are good and helpful, all areas area clean And nice. Food test is awesome. Service staffs area good . Everything was perfect no complants... Best stay ever..
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Responded 31 Jul 2022
Dear Guest, Very warm greetings from Hotel Sonar Bangla, Darjeeling!! The management of HSB, gratefully acknowledge your valuable feedback. Your feedback encourages us to serve better... Best Wishes !! Thanks & Regards
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Abhijit O wrote a review May 2022
Pune, India4 contributions12 helpful votes
Centrally located but too much cramped, non ventilated!!! They did not give extra matress in spite I paid for it. The room given was so cramped that we had no place to move. Zero ventilation rooms Only relief was food was of good quality. So giving 1 star. Also it's located in very crowded area. My experience is not good
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 25 Jun 2022
Dear Guest, Warm greetings from Hotel Sonar Bangla! First and foremost thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We would like to express our apologies for the inconvenience faced by you. We shall look into the issue and try to work on that so that we can give you absolutely wonderful experience with us. Best Wishes!!
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Pinki D wrote a review May 2022
Kolkata (Calcutta), India42 contributions9 helpful votes
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It was a nice experience in sonar Bangla Darjeeling. Good view from d super deluxe room ND also d suite room. Super yummy food . Only thing that thr is a very limited variety in d brkfast which they should work up on. Nd very difficult to get upto d higher floors as thr is no lift which is definitely a problem for ppl with heart disease nd leg pain.staffs were very good ,well behaved nd caring. Its just in d lower lane of glenarys takes only a few minutes to go to mall. Cars cn directly drop u to d hotel.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Go fr d super deluxe nd suite rooms in d upper floors. Bt if u r a heart patient stay om d lower...
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Responded 25 Jun 2022
Dear Guest, Very warm greetings from Hotel Sonar Bangla, Darjeeling!! The management of HSB, gratefully acknowledge your valuable feedback. Your feedback encourages us to serve better... Best Wishes !! Thanks & Regards
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Souvik wrote a review May 2022
79 contributions20 helpful votes
Location very good close to mall and vehicle reached till hotel entrance .Food quality and quantury is very good .Buffet breakfast was also very good . Room size is small can feel abit cramped for space . Mt Kanchenjungha visisble from room on 2nd floor room window .
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from hsb reserrvations, General Manager at Hotel Sonar Bangla - Darjeeling
Responded 25 Jun 2022
Dear Guest, Very warm greetings from Hotel Sonar Bangla, Darjeeling!! The management of HSB, gratefully acknowledge your valuable feedback. Your feedback encourages us to serve better... Best Wishes !! Thanks & Regards
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CHEL1978 wrote a review Mar 2022
29 contributions14 helpful votes
First of all the Hotel Location is Good just few hundred meters from Mall, staffs are very friendly specially the room service boy always respond with a smile. Rooms are old need maintenance. Bathroom with broken tiles, mattress that will pain your back. the worst part is the food. there is a huge gap between the food we order and the food we received. they charged Rs:- 400.00/Day for room heater which should be included in room tariff because this is something mandatory in Darjeeling. whatever rating i am giving is because of the behavior of the staff.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Room Tip: go for Supper Deluxe or above category.
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Responded 25 Jun 2022
Dear Guest, Warm greetings from Hotel Sonar Bangla! First and foremost thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We would like to express our apologies for the inconvenience faced by you. We shall look into the issue and try to work on that so that we can give you absolutely wonderful experience with us. Best Wishes!!
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Rakesh V wrote a review Aug 2021
3 contributions1 helpful vote
"We stayed at Hotel Sonar Bangla on our trip to Darjeeling and it was great. A nice cosy hotel which was located in the city center. A very convenient location because all the attractions were at a walking distance. Very budget friendly hotel with decent rooms and a good breakfast spread. The staff were very nice and friendly, esp. Ramesh and free breakfast served in the room itself, was great. The manager Mr Banerjee was very cooperative. The duplex Room was perfect for myself and my wife. Our room faced the mountainview. Enjoyed staying there. Would definite stay here again!"
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 16 Sep 2021
Dear guest, thanks for your review and choosing our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us as we strive to improve with each and every stay of yours. We would love to have you in our hotel again.
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subhasishbose wrote a review Feb 2020
New Delhi, India51 contributions42 helpful votes
hotel is in good location. Neat and clean. suggest to book super delux and above category room which is white snow view mountain facing. prefer top floor. Food is good & limited option but not on high quality. No fruit available. we were able to see kanchanjunga from our hotel room.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Response from hotelsonarbangla, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Sonar Bangla - Darjeeling
Responded 12 Feb 2020
Dear guest, thanks for your review and choosing our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us as we strive to improve with each and every stay of yours. We would love to have you in our hotel again
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Amit wrote a review Dec 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
This is the most dirtiest hotel I've ever visited. Rooms are very small and smelly. Not clean at all. Counter staff and waiters was pathetic. Only Mr. Rameshji is very helpful. Dining room stinks. Pls avoid this
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 12 Feb 2020
Dear guest, thanks for your review and choosing our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us as we strive to improve with each and every stay of yours. We would love to have you in our hotel again
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debmalyaaaboo wrote a review Dec 2019
34 contributions16 helpful votes
Location is good. Very near to the keventer's and a small uphill road just opposite the hotel goes straight to the glenary's. Food is really good. But the rooms are a bit costly in terms of the rates they charge. Rooms need a bit maintenance . Water supply is 24hrs both hot n cold. Recommended if you get a good discount.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Dear guest, thanks for your review and choosing our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us as we strive to improve with each and every stay of yours. We would love to have you in our hotel again
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$35 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaWest BengalDarjeeling DistrictDarjeeling
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Sonar Bangla - Darjeeling
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Sonar Bangla - Darjeeling?
Nearby attractions include Himalayan Tibet Museum (0.4 km), Dali Monastery (0.3 km), and Tenzing Rock HMI (0.05 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Sonar Bangla - Darjeeling?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Sonar Bangla - Darjeeling?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Sonar Bangla - Darjeeling?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sonam's Kitchen, Tom & Jerry's, and Kunga Restaurant.
Is Hotel Sonar Bangla - Darjeeling located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Darjeeling.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Sonar Bangla - Darjeeling?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Tinchuley Village (11.3 km) and Rabindra Bhavan (13.0 km).
Does Hotel Sonar Bangla - Darjeeling have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.