The Elgin, Darjeeling

Over 125 years old and once the summer residence of the Maharaja (King) of Cooch Behar, The Elgin Darjeeling is now a luxury Heritage Hotel. The hotel is situated in the heart of Darjeeling town, 6,000 feet up in the Himalayas. A celebration of the elegance and grace of the Colonial Era in the Queen of Hill Stations, located in the majestic Himalayan ranges, the Elgin is very much a part of Darjeeling's colonial history. As you enter, The Elgin warmth hugs you and makes you feel at home with a glass of sparkling cherry liquor and a silken Khada (scarf) draped around your neck.

The Elgin has been restored to its original grandeur, snug and cozy in an interior decked with etchings of G. Douglas, lithographs of Daniell, period Burma teak furniture, oak floor boards and paneling, crackling fireplaces, candle-lit tables and strains of music from the grand piano. You realize the meaning of palpable 'old world charm' which has played host to dignitaries like the US Ambassador and the Crown Prince of Sikkim to Dominique Lapierre and Mark Tully. The hotel has stories to tell from the time of its first owner, The Maharaja of Cooch Behar to Nancy Oakley in the 1950s.

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+91-33-40646300/301/302/303
+91-33-22269878, +91-33-22651033

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The Elgin, Darjeeling

Telephone
+91-354-2257226, +91-354-2257227
Front Desk Mobile : +91-8420199177

Fax
+91-354-2254267

Rooms

The twenty five luxury rooms of this mansion are seeped in nostalgia with stories to be heard from a bygone era of the elite, to days of mellow sunshine at the park or cheerful evenings at the Timber Bar. With a glowing fireplace and hot water bags in your bed, you will find all the amenities of comfort coupled with the charming Victorian décor.

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    With our exclusive hospitality package, fine dining and quality entertainment, you're sure to please everyone. We invite you to have an unforgettable celebration with us.

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DARJEELING

Mark Twain seems to have visited this Himalayan city and penned down his impression about Darjeeling as the 'land that all men desire to see, and having seen once, by even a glimpse, would not give that away for the shows of the rest of the world combined.' Such is the beautiful land of Darjeeling. Adjacent to and surrounded by small Asian countries as Burma, Bangladesh, Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan, this beautiful 'Queen of the Himalayan Region' is not only one of the biggest tea producers of India but is also abundantly enriched with natural beauty.

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