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The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong

The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong - Authentic India Tours

This luxury accommodation in Kalimpong was built in 1930 by a British jute magnate, who later sold the house to Fredrick Deshraj who built the Teesta bridge. Inside, you’ll find classically elegant interiors with chandeliers, wood panelling and pillars and chandeliers, together with lithographs of old masters, period furniture and bookshelves with handpicked publications.

Outside you can experience breath-taking views including majestic Mount Kanchenjunga on a clear day, and immaculately landscaped gardens where butterflies flutter amongst gorgeous asters azaleas, geraniums, irises, orchids and petunias. It’s the perfect place to sip a cup of the finest Darjeeling tea in the shade of a gazebo.

The wood-panelled dining room offers a multitude of cuisines including Asian, Continental, European Indian and Italian whilst the outdoor gazebo and garden lawn area serves up a delicious light menu including snacks and drinks. Unwind in the bar to the soft tunes of the piano before heading to your room for a restful night.

Things to do:

  • Head to Zang Dhok Palri Phodang, Kalimpong’s largest monastery, famous for its beautiful paintings, majestic architecture and spectacular views over the town, surrounding forest and Mount Kanchenjunga on a clear day.
  • Venture to the top floor of Tharpa Choling Monastery for amazing views over the Himalayas and to admire its collection of colourful idols of the presiding deity.
  • Hire a horse or pony and trek across the valley

Hotel facilities at The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong

  • 24 hours concierge
  • 24 Hours laundry service
  • Activity centre for children
  • Afternoon tea lounge
  • Babysitting
  • Bar
  • Business centre services with meetings and conference facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • In-house movie library
  • Library
  • Mountain bikes on rent
  • Multi-cuisine dining room
  • Wireless internet access in the hotel lounge

Room facilities at The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong

Rooms at The Elgin Silver Oaks have views across the valley and the Himalayas and include a vanity counter, bathtub and designer toiletries. Rooms include:

  • 24 hours in-room-dining
  • LCD TV
  • Complimentary tea/coffee making facilities in all rooms
  • Designer toiletries by Salveo Botanicals in all bathrooms
  • Private bath with shower, bathrobes & slippers

At Authentic India Tours, our India holidays are tailor-made to meet your exact requirements. You can stay at The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong 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.