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The Elgin, Darjeeling

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18 HD Lama Road, Darjeeling 734101 India See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely enjoyed every minute of our stay here. Extra comfortable rooms exemplary staff. Elegant surroundings and spectacular views. Make sure to book ground floor rooms if you have any issues with stairs no elevatorsMore

Date of stay: January 2018
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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 9 September 2018

Dear Sir / Madam! We thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation ! Once again we look forward to serving you again ! The Elgin was built in 1887 and being a listed heritage property, the Elgin management is doing its level best...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Elgin heritage resort in November for 2 nights. It was by far one of the best luxury hotels we ever stayed in. The sheer elegant set up of the hotel in its true English colours is just too mesmerising. The class in...More

Date of stay: November 2016
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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 9 September 2018

Dear Sir! We thank you so much for your positive encouraging feedback and appreciation of the property, wewill surely convey your regards to Mr Oberoi and also say hello to our resident canines Sky and Lilly! Once again ! We look forward to serving you...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We loved our night at the Elgin: the room was beautiful with a great view, and the dining staff were very friendly and helpful. The dinner was delicious and made even better by the soft jazz being played by an excellent pianist. The breakfast was...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Josh R
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 28 August 2018

Dear Sir! We thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation especially for our pianist in the dining room at dinner time and also for our service team members ! I shall certainly share your feedback with our team members who made your stay...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018

I checked into Hotel Viceroy on 17th Aug and the hotel was a disaster !! There was construction and renovation going on in every nook and corner of the hotel. The room had cob webs, towels had insects, food was being served in the room...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Lalita R
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 23 August 2018

Dear Mr Madam! We are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with us and that we could participate and make your friends birthday a memorable one ! I will certainly share your feedback with the entire team of the hotel who...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Thumbs up: Nice hospitality : Each of the hotel staff were very polite. Good food Heritage feel Piano performance at dinner : It was an awesome piano performance by the pianist. His choice of songs were awesome. Close to Chowrasta Cons: Price for the stay...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 23 August 2018

Dear Sir! We thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation especially for our pianist in the dining room at dinner time ! We shall certainly share your feedback with him ! Once again ! We look forward to serving you again ! The...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
Hotel class
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
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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
,
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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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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