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    The Elgin, Darjeeling

    18 HD Lama Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This is my second review, i am not normally so generous but Elgin darjeeling was exquisite. The plush interiors, the room with a view of the hill station, polite staff and especially the Manager Mr Badal was very accommodating, the food was scrumptious & beyond...More

    Thank IVAN F
    Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Sir ! Greetings from The Elgin, Darjeeling ! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation ! we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us especially the classic feel of the property which was a fairytale experience for you !...More

    Reviewed 5 June 2017

    An heritage property with all modern facilities.Restaurant service is splendid.Young professionals in front office is going out of the way to help customers.Room service personnel's service mentality is above average.Then a word about house keeping,they are very keen to clean the room immediately after we...More

    Thank jayasjp
    Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 8 June 2017

    Dear Sir ! Greetings from The Elgin, Darjeeling ! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation ! we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us especially the classic feel of the property ! At the same time I will certainly...More

    Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

    The Elgin is one of the bful hotels that we ever stayed. Rightly located at the centre of Darjeeling, it has a beautiful heritage colonial feel to it. The staff deserves a special mention, Rikki, Prashant, Amal, staff at the diner and their manager(Badal) they...More

    Thank YogitaKaushik
    Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 8 June 2017

    Dear Madame ! Greetings from The Elgin, Darjeeling ! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation ! we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us especially the classic feel of the property ! At the same time I will certainly...More

    Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

    The hotel is more than I had expected. The lovely and charming library with old books, chess and ludo, the very well maintained rooms, the wooden flooring, charming restaurant and the piano player. It is definitely a heritage hotel to the T. The fire places...More

    Thank Axi13
    Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 3 June 2017

    Dear Sir ! Greetings from The Elgin, Darjeeling ! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation ! we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us especially the classic feel of the property ! At the same time I apologise the...More

    Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

    The first owner of The Elgin was the Maharaja of Coonch Bihar. This property, which is straight out of fairy tale - for it resembles a deliciously layered pastry then passed into the hands of British gentry and was eventually run as a hotel. It...More

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    Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 25 May 2017

    Dear Guest ! Greetings from The Elgin, Darjeeling ! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation ! we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us especially the classic feel of the property and the service and amenities . We are...More

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    • Top amenities
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    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Internet
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
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    • US$162 - US$245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Darjeeling
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Darjeeling
    • #6 Family Hotel in Darjeeling
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
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    Rubai B
    28 March 2017|
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    Response from ElginGuestRelations | Property representative |
    Dear Madame ! All the Elgin properties in Darjeeling & Sikkim are pet friendly and you can bring and keep your pet with you inside the hotel as long as you can take care of your pet and your pets food .
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    3 February 2017|
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    Dear Sir or Madame ! We thank you for your query ! The Elgin , Darjeeling has a garunteed 24 by 7 uninterrupted water supply, this is made available through the flooring resources 1) A direct water connection through the... More
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    21 August 2016|
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    Response from Barun C | Reviewed this property |
    hi both are equally good. but my vote is for Gangtok. but the road is very bad, be prepared.
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