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The Elgin, Darjeeling

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

We were a group of 5 and booked in for two nights very soon after the strike. We could not fault the excellent service that we received. The dining room food and service was first class. Our rooms were clean and well appointed with plenty...More

Thank Matisse08
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 22 December 2017

Dear Sir / Madame ! We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday in Darjeeling with us and we are truly grateful for your understanding of the difficult situation that the operations team in the Hotel were going through during the political...More

Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

By far our favorite hotel in India. You feel as though you have stepped into the past, walking into this elegant hotel. The lounge area was a great place to enjoy a pre-dinner drink & chat with fellow guests. The staff attended to every need...More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 20 December 2017

Dear Valatari! Greetings from The Elgin, Darjeeling ! We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday in Darjeeling with us and we are truly grateful for your compliments to the various areas and facilities of the hotel with your great attention to...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

You are greeted with a combination of Buddhist compassion with a white scarf and British formality with cherry brandy. After staying in spartan hotels while bicycling through Sikkim this was an elegant change. It feels like being taken back to a previous century with the...More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 4 December 2017

Dear Sir ! Greetings from The Elgin, Darjeeling ! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation ! We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday in Darjeeling with us and we are truly grateful for your compliments to the various areas...More

Reviewed 22 November 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. A lovely old fashioned hotel where time stood still in the middle of the noise and the crowds of Darjeeling. We had a great room on the third floor, the staff could not do enough for you, we had hot...More

Thank ACL3112
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 26 November 2017

Dear Sir / Madame ! Greetings from The Elgin, Darjeeling ! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation ! We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday in Darjeeling with us and we are truly grateful for your compliments to the...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017

My second visit to this Heritage hotel, and probably the best that Darjeeling has to offer. Beautifully maintained garden, very prettily lit at night. The staff were friendly and helpful. The food in the dining room was very tasty , breakfast were plentiful. My only...More

Thank lindylou601
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 26 November 2017

Dear Madame ! Greetings from The Elgin, Darjeeling ! We thank you for your feedback and appreciation ! We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your Himalayan holiday in Darjeeling with us ! We have at the same noted your feedback that certain areas...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Banquet Room
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Price range
US$184 - US$279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in Darjeeling
#3 Family Hotel in Darjeeling
#4 Luxury Hotel in Darjeeling
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$184 - US$279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in Darjeeling
#3 Family Hotel in Darjeeling
#4 Luxury Hotel in Darjeeling
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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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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