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    Windamere Hotel

    Observatory Hill, Darjeeling 734101, India
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    31/12/2017 1/1/2018
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    “high tea” (24 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    This hotel is a great find and one of the quirkiest, quaintest hotels we have stayed in. We loved everything about it from the lovely log fire lit in our room every day an hot water bottles in our bed, to the afternoon tea and...More

    Thank BarkingBug
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The hotel is ina superb location and a classic British Colonial Hotel. The Observatory, one of the sights in Darjeeling is very nearby. The garden overlooks the monutains on one side and the Mall on another side Had lunch at their restaurant. Excellent continental (British...More

    Thank analytic10
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This grande dame of Darjeeling hotels is a bit faded and dated and musty. But, if you want to have high tea in Darjeeling, it is one of the few places that offer the 'traditional tea'. Instead of serving on the beautiful veranda overlooking the...More

    Thank SESNoVA
    Response from Elizabeth C, General Manager at Windamere HotelResponded 1 week ago

    First of all, it is known as "Afternoon Tea", so this writer, who appears to be an outside guest to what is a private hotel, needs to know that "High Tea" is at 6 p.m. and is a hot meal. She mentions where she was...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Sometimes I wonder if hoteliers ever stay at other half decent hotels to see how well it’s done elsewhere. This faded hotel needs to be grabbed by the collar, shaken up and put back together such that it keeps the quirkiness of its bygone-era charm...More

    3  Thank SteppieC
    Response from Elizabeth C, General Manager at Windamere HotelResponded 1 week ago

    We cannot find any name on file which relates to this writer's identity, so we find the review rather suspect (but could be wrong). We feel that the whole point of Windamere Hotel has been lost on this person and maybe she shouldn't visit what...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    My wife and I have just arrived for our annual stay at the Windamere and the hospitality once again has left us both delighted and humbled. You are never a "customer", always a guest in a beautiful colonial home. Let me assure you at the...More

    1  Thank BanditJamshedpur
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
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    • 40
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    • West Bengal >
    • Darjeeling District >
    • Darjeeling
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    • Windamere Hotel Darjeeling
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    Terence B
    29 July 2016|
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    Response from Aparajita J | Reviewed this property |
    Yes you have to be a guest there but usually they make an exception you can contact the hotel before and make a reservation. It's a beautiful set up
    5 June 2016|
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    Response from haggisbasher48 | Reviewed this property |
    You need to ask the hotel - we were part of a tour group.
    Vikram S
    20 May 2016|
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    Response from Caz526 | Reviewed this property |
    There is a square with a large tv screen & shops nearby but there is nothing that would interest children in the hotel. Our 12 year old took his mobile devices but the wifi was very hit & miss. Not really a hotel for... More
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    "Alexander David Neel was a lovely large room with great seating area."
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    "valley view rooms at parking level are great."
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    "Try for one of the four colonial suites in the main building; avoid the suites in the annex."
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    "Try to get a room which does not overlook the Mall or the housing area to one side"
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