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The Elgin, Darjeeling

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18 HD Lama Road, Darjeeling 734101 India See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed with my family for 3 days in December. The common areas of the hotel where nice. But the rooms where in bad shape and the bathroom was horrible. The hot water didn´t last enough time. The bed was hard and the linens looked...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Pegarm
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 1 week ago

Dear Madam ! We thank you so much for your valuable feedback and appreciation ! I would like to apologise about the frequent power failures in the town at the time that interfered with your stay with us and affected the space heating and the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my third stay at Elgin Darjeeling and we were allocated one of the rooms in the newly build "Tenzing Norgay" wing. Food: The breakfast spread at The Elgin continues like in the previous years. But ala carte menu, which we tried for the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank sayak_chakraborty
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir ! We thank you so much for your valuable feedback and appreciation ! We have noted your suggestion to revise the pricing of our newly added A La Carte Menu so that its true and good value for our guests and we are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this hotel from 29th Nov to 2nd Dec. Hotel is near mall road in Darjeeling with best rooms. Front desk, support staff was very caring. Food was great with good option. Spa is also available at hotel which is very relaxing. I recommend...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Alokrpan
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked 2 deluxe rooms for 24th December. The hotel was all into organising for Christmas Eve party. We firstly got a room named ‘Attic View’. We felt claustrophobic after spending 10 mins in there. Later they changed the room and that room had...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank DebatamaR
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir ! We thank you so much for your feedback ! On behalf of my team in the property I apologise that my team and I were unable to meet your expectations and were unable to give you our best possible rooms due to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel itself is beautiful. Has a colonial feel to it. Rooms were clean & comfortable and the hot water bottles were certainly very useful at night when going to bed. Two downsides: 1. During dinner as we were approaching the buffet table for dessert...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank RKRSing
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir ! We thank you so much for your feedback ! On behalf of my team in the property I apologise that my team and I were unable to meet your expectations ! I will be certainly sharing your feedback with my team members...More

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About
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
Non-Smoking Hotel
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
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
USD 137 - USD 245 (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
USD 137 - USD 245 (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 (558)
Room & Suite (97)
Dining (49)
Pool & Beach (10)
Family and Play Areas (37)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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leela72
10 January 2019|
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Response from jayantinaniln | Reviewed this property |
They have a breakfast buffet which offers both veg and non veg options . Location ; it’s walking distance from the mall or centre of Darjeeling. Beautiful hotel .
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strassy
31 October 2018|
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Response from PrathaDenmark | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have fireplaces but they also have air conditioning. I am not too sure of the cost but it is a real "don't miss" venue in Darjeeling
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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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Room Tips
"Most aspects are fine. However, ask for a room in the old original wing"
evamaria215
12 Oct. 2018
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"The more you pay, better the room and the view."
Vandana20
7 Oct. 2018
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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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