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The Elgin, Darjeeling

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  • Excellent49%
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  • Average9%
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  • Terrible3%
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Great location, short walk uphill to the Mall. A former residence of Maharajah of Cooch Behar before becoming a hotel. Very cosy and welcoming. Lounge areas provide different seating areas, one with log burning fire. Lovely dining room. Buffet breakfast and evening meals. Evening meal...More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 8 April 2018

Dear Sir / 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. The Elgin...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Stay: very comfortable try n get the deluxe suite if possible it’s very spacious but the bathroom size is small but being a heritage property it’s acceptable. Location: best . 1 min walk to Mall Road Food:limited menu but very good in taste and quality....More

Thank DrVaibhav S
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 5 April 2018

Dear Dr Vaibhav ! Thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation! Your praise and feedback is a great insight for us and my team to keep up the good work in the hotel We have made a note of all the points you...More

Reviewed 20 March 2018

This is a hotel which has warmth, colonial charm & nostalgia for past times in spades. It seems to have been barely altered since its opening 125 years ago. It is so inviting with beautiful quality furniture & comfortable armchairs throughout, something that is almost...More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 21 March 2018

Dear Sir ! Thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation! Your praise and feedback is a great insight for us for me and my team to keep up the good work in the hotel . We have made a note of all the...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I spent four wonderful days at this property with a friend of mine. The sheer elegance of the property and the professionalism of the staff made our stay simply exquisite, all the flooring is wooden and the building is actually more than a century and...More

Thank Ouiseau
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 19 March 2018

Dear Sir ! Thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation! Your praise and feedback is a great encouragement for me and my team to keep up the good work in the hotel . We look forward to welcoming you back soon ! The...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Was on a business trip which is quite unlikely reason to visit Darjeeling! This beautiful property which is the oldest ( 150 years and more may be) is very well kept. Service stands out and is exceptional under the leadership of Badal. Ideal location, good...More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 18 March 2018

Dear Sir ! Thank you so much for your feedback and appreciation! Your praise and feedback is a great encouragement for me and my team to keep up the good work in the hotel . We look forward to welcoming you back soon ! The...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Banquet Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Price range
US$151 - US$232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in Darjeeling
#3 Family Hotel in Darjeeling
#3 Luxury Hotel in Darjeeling
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$151 - US$232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in Darjeeling
#3 Family Hotel in Darjeeling
#3 Luxury Hotel in Darjeeling
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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