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The Elgin, Darjeeling

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Reviewed yesterday

Stayed here for two nights. Despite being right in the centre of the town is a peaceful haven. Room was great, just along from reception good size, comfortable bed. Dinner and breakfast both very good. Nothing too much trouble For the staff.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife, I and our toddler daughter stayed at The Elgin for three nights in December 2017. The reservation process, arrival, check-in were all done super efficiently. We ate pretty much all our meals at the hotel. We only had to mention once that our...More

2  Thank VarunYagain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent Christmas 2017 at the Elgin. The wrought iron gates, and then the bright christmas decorations held out the promise of an elegant, welcoming and charming hotel. They were not wrong. From the cherry brandy, to the tastefully appointed rooms and the welcoming lounge...More

1  Thank JRSTraveller
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir / Ma’am! 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. We look forward to be given the oppurtunity to serve you again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel does not have a view. It is well kept hotel .I had booked the room to enjoy the private fireplace in the room. i was told that it is not working . on expressing my displeasure i was upgraded to a suite room.More

1  Thank Shaileshw
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir ! We thank you for your review ! We apologise at the same time that we were unable to make a room with a good view of the mountains available for you and the family at the time as the The Elgin was...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Could not any more get a room at Elgin, but booked the Christmas eve dinner there. Absolutely great food, great hospitality and beautiful decorations. The owner was personally there to welcome all the guests and had time to chat with all of us. We met...More

Thank Silva332
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin, DarjeelingResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Silva ! We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your Christmas Eve dinner in Darjeeling with us. We apologise at the same time that we were unable to make a room available for you and the family at the time of Booking as...More

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Free Internet
Breakfast included
Spa
Hotel Amenities
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Breakfast included
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US$175 - US$264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Darjeeling
#2 Spa Hotel in Darjeeling
#3 Family Hotel in Darjeeling
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$175 - US$264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Darjeeling
#2 Spa Hotel in Darjeeling
#3 Family Hotel in Darjeeling
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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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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Sula R
3 February 2017|
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Response from ElginGuestRelations | Property representative |
Dear Sir or Madame ! We thank you for your query ! The Elgin , Darjeeling has a garunteed 24 by 7 uninterrupted water supply, this is made available through the flooring resources 1) A direct water connection through the... More
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"Near reception was nice and quiet"
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"Valley view rooms are great!"
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"Some of the rooms do not have windows - only skylights. Although the room I saw had a lovely fireplace which..."
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"go for a higher floor room."
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