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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
Reviews (601)
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

After my recent visit to Elgin Darjeeling for the third time, I must say this hotel now has a permanent place in my heart. Visited the place with my two-year-old daughter and Mr. Majumdar and his team made our stay very comfortable. The check in...More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 4 July 2018

Dear Sir! We are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with your family with us and have returned back with fond memories ! Thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation! We look forward to serving you again ! We...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This was one of the best short trips I've had and the credit goes to Darjeeling and the Elgin which hosted us during our stay. However, I believe a hotel is as good as the people who run it and the owners who imbibe the...More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 4 July 2018

Dear Sir ! We are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with with us and have returned back with fond memories ! Your feedback is very encouraging for me and my team members and I will certainly be sharing your feedback...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Holidays n the destination chosen was too good n the top up was the images on internet of Elgin Darjeeling . As a luxury vacation for my family we booked the suite room based on the images portrayed. But to our disappointment, they were large...More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 4 July 2018

Dear Madame! Thank you so much for your feedback ! We apologise that we were unable to meet or exceed your expectations ! As the property is a very very busy hotel we have a master plan in place to refurbish and upgrade the suite...More

Reviewed 16 June 2018

Lovely to look at - driving up to the Elgin transports you to another time - with its flower beds, quaint gate, driveway and even the short walk to the Reception in the rain... Indeed the Property is charming and seemingly very well maintained -...More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 17 June 2018

Dear Sir! Thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation! As The Elgin is a very old and busy priperty and the management does its best to upkeep the property we apologise that in your case with regards to the bathroom and plumbing issues...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

Beautiful Property. Well Maintained. Nicely Located. Staff is very nice and co-operative and also very good food. Excellent place to relax. Really worth staying. Overall Hospitality is very good. Will like to stay again if ever visited that side in future.More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 16 June 2018

Dear Sir! Thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation! We look forward to serving you again ! We are also happy to know that you enjoyed the cozy atmosphere of the various lounges and dining areas of the hotel and the service rendered...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 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
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Certificate of Excellence
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Luxury
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Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
USD 134 - USD 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
,
Luxury
,
Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
USD 134 - USD 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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Room & Suite (78)
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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
4 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
6 days ago
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"The more you pay, better the room and the view."
Vandana20
1 week 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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