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The Elgin, Darjeeling

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18 HD Lama Road, Darjeeling 734101 India See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Lovely to look at - driving up to the Elgin transports you to another time - with its flower beds, quaint gate, driveway and even the short walk to the Reception in the rain... Indeed the Property is charming and seemingly very well maintained -...More

Thank Harsingar
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 17 June 2018

Dear Sir! Thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation! As The Elgin is a very old and busy priperty and the management does its best to upkeep the property we apologise that in your case with regards to the bathroom and plumbing issues...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

Beautiful Property. Well Maintained. Nicely Located. Staff is very nice and co-operative and also very good food. Excellent place to relax. Really worth staying. Overall Hospitality is very good. Will like to stay again if ever visited that side in future.More

Thank dkgupta999
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 16 June 2018

Dear Sir! Thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation! We look forward to serving you again ! We are also happy to know that you enjoyed the cozy atmosphere of the various lounges and dining areas of the hotel and the service rendered...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018

We visited Darjeeling on 28th may and stayed for 3 nights at Elgin. I must tell that the hospitality given by them was really good and specific requests for food for my 4 year old daughter was well served. I would specifically appreciate and thank...More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 16 June 2018

Dear Sir / Madame ! We are so happy to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday with your family with us and have returned back with fond memories ! Thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation! We look forward to serving you...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Though it is a heritage property it comes with own limitations. They differentiate customers basis the channel thru which booking is received Please ensure that you confirm about floor on which room is given and if any view available as there is no lift. Pros...More

Thank R V P
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 9 June 2018

Dear Sir Firstly we would like to thank you for choosing to stay with The Elgin, Darjeeling . We have noted your feedback and we apologise that it being a high season we were unable to give you a room with a view of the...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed from 22nd may-28th May 2018 with family. Weather was superb with rains at frequent intervals. But I wasn’t impressed by the hotel at all. They have a beautiful heritage property but desperately in need of upgradation. The floor planks make noises as some...More

Thank NeeraV5
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 9 June 2018

Dear Madam! We are happy to know of your feedback in areas that need our immediate attention and improvement , we will be briefing the respective team members of your feedback and undertake the necessary maintenance work especially of the bedroom you have identified and...More

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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
Non-Smoking Hotel
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$134 - US$229 (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$134 - US$229 (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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Traveller (545)
Room & Suite (78)
Dining (46)
Pool & Beach (10)
Family and Play Areas (31)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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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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Aniruddha D
3 October 2017|
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Response from pattynrich | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know it should be fine. The strike was over last week. It reopened last Friday. It's a beautiful place to stay. You will be welcomed for sure.
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"Rooms are well designed. Quite place. You can enjoy the nature."
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"There isn't much of a view from any room, the decision would be stairs vs fireplace."
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