Located at 6,000 feet in the Himalayas in the heart of the Darjeeling town is the glorious Elgin Hotel. Once the summer residence of the Maharaja of Cooch Behar, this 125-year-old luxury Heritage Hotel celebrates the elegance and grace of the Colonial Era.
This luxury spa hotel has been restored to its original grandeur and has a cosy and snug interior adorned with etchings, lithographs, period teak furniture and oak panelling. The accommodation has something for every guest, including a well-stocked library, spa, games room and children’s activity centre, along with many opportunities for nature walks.
There is a multitude of cuisines on offer in the wood-panelled dining room including Asian, Continental, European Indian and Italian, and a delicious light menu including snacks and drinks in the outdoor gazebo. Relax in the bar to the soft melodies of the grand piano before heading to your room to unwind.
The Elgin Darjeeling is the perfect base to explore Darjeeling. The hotel is within walking distance of the famous Darjeeling mall (High street), cafes, restaurants, bars and the Raj Bhavan (Governors House). Or venture further afield to experience the spectacular mountain scenery, pine forests and ancient monasteries of this famous destination.
The luxury rooms at The Elgin Hotel combine comfortable amenities with charming Victorian décor. Rooms include:
At Authentic India Tours, our India holidays are tailor-made to meet your exact requirements. You can stay at Elgin Hotel, Darjeeling for a couple of nights as part of a tour, add some nights as an extension to your trip or make it the centrepiece of your Indian holiday.