The Elgin Hotel

, Darjeeling, India
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The Elgin Hotel

, Darjeeling
4 star

Rooms: 25

18, H.D. Lama Road (West Bengal) - Darjeeling - 734 101 - India Hotel Website | | +91-354 - 2257226
108 Traveller

Reviews - The Elgin Hotel

8/10
Great atmospher
Submitted by: Shivanand - GOA in 26/03/09
  • Age Group: 41 - 50
  • From: India
  • Traveller type: Mature Couple
Excellent service, good staff, food atmosphere and everything i visited in May 2001
I love to come again and stay in the same hotel
6/10
Dingy rooms -Great Food
Submitted by: Govindaraj in 04/06/08
  • Age Group: 41 - 50
  • From: India
  • Traveller type: Family Traveller
After a 2.5 hr bumpy ride(bad roads) to the Elgin from Bagdogra we were a bit disappointed to see the small dingy rooms with stale linen. The 14 inches TV in the room was too small with grainy pics.
The best part of the stay was the delicious food and smiling staff. We were lucky to have chosen the Innova tranport package which made the ride through the bumpy roads reasonably comfortable.
9/10
One of the nicest hotels I have stayed in.
Submitted by: Melanie in 14/05/08
  • Age Group: 26 - 30
  • From: United States
  • Traveller type: Adventurer
One of the nicest hotels I have stayed in. I enjoyed the hospitality. I would have no hesitation in recommending the place to my friends. Keep it up. My special thanks to Vasudev who looked after the culinary aspects.
1/10
Pathatic Hotel
Submitted by: Ravi in 30/04/08
  • Age Group: 26 - 30
  • From: India
  • Traveller type: Young Couple
Unpleasing staffs, not even smiling. Dirty and Yellow bed/furnishings. Hard bed, Not even a good double bed. Crapped Hotel. Food, same menu everyday.
Worst is, charging too much for every domestic service, Sightseeing and even drinks.
10/10
An Oasis Of Green In Darjeeling
Submitted by: Dora in 07/05/08
  • Age Group: 26 - 30
  • From: United Kingdom
  • Traveller type: Outdoor/Sports Adventurer
I recently stayed at the Elgin, Darjeeling and I recommend it to everyone who wants to be part of an ethereal experience amongst nature. Nestled among the darjeeling hills, this hotel is a treasure trove of lush landscapes,impeccable service and scrumptious cuisine.
It was my first trip to this part of India and I couldn't have selected a better hotel to play a host to my blissful experience. The minute you check it, you can feel the warmth of the hospitality department. The entire staff makes you feel like royalty and I must also mention that this hotel houses a celebrity, Don the St Bernard, who has won several competitions in the area. Being a dog lover, it was an abosolute treat to spend time with him.
I couldn't believe that any place in this world was meant to be so beautiful. It was such a memorable parting gift, that it has been forever etched in my heart as a hotel which is capable of allowing you to embark on a beautiful fantasy and makes you never want to check out.
All I can do is share this wonderful experience with fellow travellers, as such beauty and quality is meant to be enjoyed by all!
10/10
Best night's sleep in 2 months in India
Submitted by: Jan in 03/04/08
  • Age Group: 51 - 60
  • From: United States
  • Traveller type: Retired
I decided to stay at the Elgin on my last night in India as a spurge. It was well worth it. Attentive staff, comfortable accommodations, extra heater in room (it was cold in March). Plentiful hot water, Good bed with a warm quilt. That night they had a traditional English dinner it was too rich for me, but then I was well acclamated to eating Indian and Tibetan food.
the meals at 1000rs extra per meal for dinner and breakfast was overpriced and the breakfast was later than promised. That is my only complaint.
For a Western who wanted Western food, I'm sure it would be welcome.
10/10
Beautiful Heritage Hotel
Submitted by: Raj in 09/05/07
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  • Traveller type: Family Traveller
A beautiful Heritage Hotel. Waonderful staff, and great food and service. The Elgin Hotel in Darjeeling is undoubtedly one of the best boutique hotels I have stayed in India.

Top Local Tips for Darjeeling

Transportation There are prepaid taxis available at the airport . It is always adviasble to get one at the prepaid kiosk. I would also advise u to take ask for a hotel pick up and drop otherwise . The Elgin Hotel in Darjeeling has a very effiecient airport pick up and drop services . That way u can avoid getting cheated be local taxi drivers

The gardens in the hotel Do take a walk in the gardens of the hotel. If ure a flower lover they have a really good collection in the glass house below . The orchids were really an eye opener.

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Other names for The Elgin Hotel

  • elgin hotel darjeeling
  • Address: 18, H.D. Lama Road (West Bengal) - Darjeeling - 734 101 - India
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