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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited with my wife and daughter(toddler). Warm people who greeted us nicely and gave excellent service. Will stay with them again if we visit Darjeeling again. Offers WiFi and free breakfast. Some rooms have great view of the Kanchenjunga.

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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Meet that folks of this home stay. They are very nice and warm and make you feel at home. Breakfast area is very welcoming. The rooms are well maintained and very cosy and feels very premium. They help you in getting around the town. Highly recommend if it fits in your budget.

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Thank Ajay B
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on the last week of september and had a very good experience. The rooms were nice though we did not get a mountain view room. The hotel arranged our pickup from airport and sightseeing. The breakfast was nice and w also got to meet one of the owners. Overall it was a Wonderful stay!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Snowlion Homestay on the 29th October 2016 and stayed there for 3 nights. Overall the experience was quite nice and we enjoyed the stay there. We stayed in rooms 201 and 202 and the view of the Kanchenjunga was absolutely stunning. Rooms were cozy and clean. Our main problem was with the driver. We hired a car from... More 

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Thank Anant S
Snowlion H, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

Dear Piyali & Anant, Namaste & TashiDelek!!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable & positive feedback :-) As is our motto, we provide true value for money! I have reprimanded Jacky regarding his behaviour and he sends his apologies. It is always such a pleasure and humbling experience when your collective efforts are acknowledged.... More 

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights. Accomodation was clean and pleasant. Staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was great...delicious masala omelettes and hot tea! Had wonderful chats with the lady of the homestay. All in all, a comfortable stay. Would go back to Snow Lion.

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Snowlion H, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

Dear Lucy, Namaste & TashiDelek!!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable & positive feedback :-) As is our motto, we provide true value for money! My mum sends her best wishes to you! It is always such a pleasure and humbling experience when your collective efforts are acknowledged. We are very happy that you... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and friendly staff, good view and place to take picture of the mountain ranges from the roof top. One of the few places in Darjeeling offering car park and close to all the happening places. I have attached few pictures taken from the roof top.

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Snowlion H, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

Hi, Namaste & TashiDelek!!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable & positive feedback along with the breathtaking photos :-) As is our motto, we provide true value for money! It is always such a pleasure and humbling experience when your collective efforts are acknowledged. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with... More 

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stayed there for 2 nights - excellent rooms, very clean and neat. The homestay is run by a Tibetan family and you will feel at home. There is parking space for 4-5 cars, which is a luxury in a place where the homestay is. The food is very good. Not great views from the hotel (at least from the rear-side... More 

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Snowlion H, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

Dear Praseed, Namaste & TashiDelek!!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable & positive feedback :-) As is our motto, we provide true value for money! Non-view room guests can enjoy their breakfast which is served in our dining area from where the KanchenJunga mountain ranges can be viewed on a clear day & also... More 

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Reviewed 8 October 2016

We had a really lovely stay at this very homely hotel, It is run by a Tibetian family and they really do look after you really well. They picked us up from Bagdogra airport and took us strait to the hotel in Dajeeling.

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Snowlion H, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

Dear Kumar, Namaste & TashiDelek!!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable & positive feedback :-) As is our motto, we provide true value for money! Always a pleasure to have happy guests who are satisfied with our services. Everyone appreciates our location with parking facilities esp families with elderly people. It is always such... More 

Trivandrum, Kerala, India
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

We were a group of 13 people, with three families and kids - and stayed at Snow Lion home-stay for 2 nights in April first week. We were searching for rooms after reaching Darjeeling late in the night, and we were having a hard-time getting decent budget hotels. Did a quick search for nearby hotels, and came to know about... More 

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Snowlion H, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

Dear Vivek, Namaste & TashiDelek!!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable & positive feedback :-) As is our motto, we provide true value for money! Parking space on Gandhi road is a premium and we are fortunate to provide this facility to our guests. We are located on Gandhi road which is a continuation... More 

Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights last week. I booked this property after reading positive reviews on Tripadvisor. My experience is quite good. I am satisfied. I would like to point out few things: Location: Very near to Mall, 5 mins downward walk from hotel. The road is narrow & too many cars were parked on the road. This will... More 

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Phuntsok G, Owner at Snow Lion HomeStay, responded to this review

Hi Sougata, Namaste & TashiDelek!!! Thank you so much for taking time out to post your valuable & positive feedback :-) As is our motto, we provide true value for money! It is always such a pleasure and humbling experience when your collective efforts are acknowledged. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of Darjeeling, close to the Mall's shopping and entertainment, is "Snowlion Homestay." The hotel is owned & managed by a Tibetan family. Located on Gandhi Road, which is a continuation of the Mall Road, it provides an ideal base for the many local tourist attractions, whilst being in a central, upmarket area of the town. All our rooms have en suite (attached) bathroom with showers, hot & cold running water (24hrs), W.C, in-house telephone and remote control television with Cable TV (37 channels including BBC, Star TV, Zee, ESPN etc). We provide room heaters and hot water bottles at no additional cost during the winter season. WI-FI is freely accessible in the lounge. We would be happy to arrange for a taxi to collect you at BGD airport or NJP station. We have pick-up from BGD airport or NJP station and travel to Darjeeling (one way). If you choose to use us to be dropped back to the Airport or Station at the end of your stay, we will arrange it. The drive up to Darjeeling is 3hrs and is in any event very scenic. Often tourists choose to use a slightly longer (and even more scenic) route via Mirik Lake. This latter route is approximately 4 hrs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Snow Lion HomeStay

Address: 27A Gandhi Road | Opposite Bethany primary school, Darjeeling 734101, India
Region: India > West Bengal > Darjeeling
Price Range: €30 - €67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Snow Lion HomeStay 1*
Number of rooms: 12
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Snow Lion Homestay Darjeeling
Snow Lion Homestay Hotel Darjeeling
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