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.
The building was originally built in the year 1887 around a beautiful garden and designed as Manor House. The property was originally owned by the Maharaja of Cooch Behar and leased to a succession of British families such as the Pavion and Oakley families.
The Elgin, Darjeeling, built around in the year 1887, is the epitome of opulence. Since its opening many celebrities, musicians, Presidents, and Statesmen
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The 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.