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The Elgin, Darjeeling

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

The hotel has a classy feel. The service will make u feel like a destitute traveller in the Middle Ages . From clogged wash basin to electricity cut without power back up there’s lots to complain for even the least fussy guest. Dinner service in...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank BG221987
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

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

A compact place centrally located. However the rooms are OK. Staff are very very helpful. The sitting area is very huge and well appointed. Food is also quite good. However the town of Darjeeling is not worth its reputation... very crowded, highly polluted and generally...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank iamanumenorean
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sir ! We thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation ! We will be certainly sharing your feedback with our team members in the hotel and they will be delighted to hear of your praise and wonderful feedback ! Once again we...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018

Beautiful 125 yr-old hotel (once the summer residence of the Maharaja of Cooch Behar ) in the heart of bustling Darjeeling, maybe a little more 'shabby' than 'chic' these days. Staff were lovely and helpful, and the rooms (if you get one with a view...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Jane B
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Madam! We thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation ! We apologise for some of the inconveniences u experienced as we did not meet your expectations in those areas . We assure you that we have noted your suggestions on areas where...More

Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

An absolutely fantastic hotel. The rooms are luxurious and clean. The staff is impeccable. The food was beyond belief. I would recommend this hotel whole heartedly!! The location is perfect and the views are dramatic.More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Tmrome27
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sir ! We thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation ! We will be certainly sharing your feedback with our team members in the hotel and they will be delighted to hear of your praise and wonderful feedback ! Once again we...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this hotel from 17.10.2018 to 20.10.2018 and checked out today in the afternoon and so wanted to write a few lines. No doubt its one of the best properties in Darjeeling and it has maintained its old world british charm but following were...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 21 October 2018

Dear Sir ! We thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation ! At the same time we apologise that we did not meet your expectations with regards to the breakfast and dinner buffets and set menus . I will be sharing your feedback...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
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
US$164 - US$259 (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
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
US$164 - US$259 (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 (90)
Dining (49)
Pool & Beach (10)
Family and Play Areas (37)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Questions & Answers
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strassy
30 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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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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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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