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The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we stayed in this hotel on 8th may 2017 as a group of 13 peoples.though the stay was lil short one,but it was an amazing experience. good location,very beautiful lawn,view point sitting arrangements, spacious rooms,wooden flooring,big dining hall,beautiful photographs on the walls showing historical events, cooperative staffs all this made it a memorable day.

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Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The dining room and lounge rooms in this hotel reminded us of what living in England in the 1920's would be like. The furniture and light fittings were beautiful. Lovely gardens to relax in. The staff were all friendly. I was provided with individual dishes at every meal as I require a Gluten Free meal. This was never a hassle.

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bangalore
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is also a chain of the Elgin group in which we had stayed at Pelling, The location is great and scenic. Very well maintained and spacious rooms and helpful staff. The food was good and the restaurant staff polite and attentive. Overall a very good stay. Enjoyed and would have liked to stay one more night. Stayed here...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful stay. It is a small hotel with only 20 rooms. The whole hotel has a classic feel. Takes you to British era. The lawn is big and has beautiful sitouts. We loved the stay. Staff is helpful and courteous.

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong, responded to this review

Dear Guest ! Greetings from Elgin Hotels & Resorts ! We are delighted to know that you have really appreciated The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong during your stay with us and we do hope that we will be given an opportunity to serve you again in the near future! We thank you and are very grateful for your feedback on...

Surat, India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would have rated the hotel average...But it was Mr Sushant Ghosh who made our stay comfortable...We were first allotted 2 rooms on ground floor by the Changu-Pangu managing reception..Rooms were not that good..So after complaint Mr Sushant came in picture and allotted 2 rooms on first floor which we had asked previously..He remained in touch with us for our...

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong, responded to this review

Dear Sir! Greetings from Elgin Hotels & Resorts ! We thank you and are very grateful for your feedback on all the little details you have taken time to appreciate and mention . We apologise that the front desk team couldn't accommodate your requests at first for the rooms of your preference because the property was running on a high...

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located on a busy road but once you enter the gate of the hotel the serenity and peace prevail. The old world charm exudes on the undulated gardens, the sit outs, the corridors, reception and bar areas, dining hall, the staircase and the rooms on the first floor! Rooms are well appointed and a visual experience of...

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong, responded to this review

Dear Sir! Greetings from Elgin Hotels & Resorts ! We are delighted to know that you have really appreciated The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong during your stay with us and we do hope that we will be given an opportunity to serve you again in the near future! We thank you and are very grateful for your feedback on all...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the hotel in room 51 which is having a very good view. It properly situated for scenic views. Hotel staff is very co-operative and serves you very well. It has a lot of old pictures ans paintings to give you fealing of old days. Food quality is good. Room are capacious. It has only 24 rooms so...

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong, responded to this review

Dear Sir! Greetings from Elgin Hotels & Resorts ! We are delighted to know that you have really appreciated The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong during your stay with us and we do hope that we will be given an opportunity to serve you again in the near future! We thank you and are very grateful for your feedback on all...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 1 night on our way from Gangtok to Bagdogra. I am pleased to say that we had a good experience during our stay. The property is pretty vast and is asthetically planned. We had a corner room on the higher floor which offered a great views of the mountains. The hotel is at a walking distance from...

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong, responded to this review

Dear Sir! Greetings from Elgin Hotels & Resorts ! We are delighted to know that you have really appreciated The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong during your stay with us and we do hope that we will be given an opportunity to serve you again in the near future! We thank you and are very grateful for your feedback on all...

Kathmandu, Nepal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very comfortable, beautiful rooms, welcoming staff, sitting room with view of garden, small bar, elegant dining room, outside cosy resting spots that are good to meet with people. It was a pleasure to stay. An early morning a walk up the hill to see the mountains is a good thing to do.

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong, responded to this review

Dear Guest ! Greetings from Elgin Hotels & Resorts ! We are delighted to know that you have really appreciated The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong during your stay with us and we do hope that we will be given an opportunity to serve you again in the near future! We thank you and are very grateful for your feedback on...

Mumbai
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a very scenic journey from Tumsong, we reached an equally scenic Elgin Kalimpong. Our first impression was wonderful with a view of the mountains and a beautifully landscaped garden We had booked 4 rooms and unfortunately none of them had the awesome view, so the first let down started here. One room even had a bad smell, and when...

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ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong, responded to this review

Dear Sir! Greetings from Elgin Hotels & Resorts ! We thank you and are very grateful for your feedback on all the little details you have taken time to appreciate and mention . We are extremely sorry for the inconvenience that was caused to you due to the worm in your cauliflower and although we always take great care in...

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  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elgin Silver Oaks was built in 1930 and once belonged to the prominent architect Frederick Desraj who built the old Teesta Bridge. It is now converted into a luxury hill resort in the Himalayas. Lounging in the landscaped gardens in a profusion of colour, one is treated to breathtaking views of the Himalayas. The natural decor is characteristic in the imposing Kanchenjungha which can be seen on a clear day, blooming petunias and asters, the serrated violet edges of iris, iridescent butterflies flitting through colourful azaleas, drooping geraniums, proud orchids and heaven, temporarily descends on earth. Sitting in one of the quaint gazebos, the tea seems to be flavoured by the refreshing winds of the Himalayas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong

Address: Ringking Pong Road, Kalimpong 734301, India
Region: India > West Bengal > Kalimpong District > Kalimpong
Price Range: $191 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Ask for east facing rooms if you would like to see the sun rise.”
jayasreemohan, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Room No 57 gives a nice sunrise view!”
AsisBandyopadhyay, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Not room 44”
Durhamlass14, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“first floor in the center over looking the garden”
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“51... first floor corner room. can see the Kanchenjunga sitting on your couch”
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