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The Elgin, Darjeeling

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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 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 .
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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

Thank nirmals371
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

Reviewed 2 June 2018

My family and I stayed at The Elgin for two nights. The hotel was comfortable with a very nostalgic air of a bygone era about it. The photographs on the wall showed an era of Imperial splendour with the "natives" being used for the benefit...More

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

Dear Partha! 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 again ! We...More

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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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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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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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"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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PRICE RANGE
US$159 - US$249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
elgin darjeeling hotel darjeelingelgin hotel darjeeling
LOCATION
IndiaWest BengalDarjeeling DistrictDarjeeling
NUMBER OF ROOMS
23
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