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The Elgin, Darjeeling

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

I had the privilege of staying at this very fine property for 2 nights recently. Wow- just wow!! Full of history (LOVED all the old framed photos in the hallways!), the property itself is immaculately maintained. All of the service was first-class. The real highlight...More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 4 weeks ago

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. The Elgin was built...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018

Takes you back to the British era. Possibly the old heritage hotel I have experience that is superbly maintained. Some rooms have fireplaces (which we took) and it was a wonderful experience. Tea in the garden is served with cupcakes and cookies... Darjeeling tea ofcourse!...More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Madam! 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. We have noted that...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

There is truly no other word to describe this place but..... Fabulous The hospitality doesn't let you get homesick but rather makes you lazier. The food too is damn decent.This is truly a heritage hotel where you feel like royalty. The framework is all-wooden andflowers...More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 30 April 2018

Dear Sir / Madame ! Went hank you so much for your feedback and appreciation! We are happy to know that you enjoyed the cozy atmosphere, ambiance , history and your overall guest experience with us . The Elgin was built in 1887 and being...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018

Elgin, Darjeeling is owned personally by the Oberoi (hotels) family. The property was initially designed as a summer palace. We had high hopes when we had booked it. We are a multi-generational Indian family with six travellers and had booked two rooms for three nights....More

Thank Umashankardash
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 22 April 2018

Dear Sir ! Thank you so much for your feedback ! My team and I would like to apologise that we could not live up to your expectations ! We have noted your feedback your feedback and we are happy to let you know that...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

Elgin offered us a very unique experience of staying in one of the old palaces turned into heritage hotel. The feel itself is very different right from the time you enter the lobby, till you settle down in the rooms. Grandeur is visible everywhere, with...More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 19 April 2018

Dear Sir ! Thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation! We are happy to know that you enjoyed the cozy atmosphere, ambiance , history and your overall guest experience with us . The Elgin was built in 1887 and being a listed heritage...More

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US$175 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Spa Hotel in Darjeeling
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US$175 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Spa Hotel in Darjeeling
#3 Family Hotel in Darjeeling
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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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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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"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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"Ask for valley facing rooms. They have only 9, so insist when you book."
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