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Glenburn Tea Estate

NR Singritan, Darjeeling, India 734101 Map View Map

Hotel Location: Kanchenjunga Himalayan Foothills
Rooms: 8
Check-in time: From 1200 / Check-out time: Until 1200
  • NR Singritan, Darjeeling


Overview

A heavenly little plantation that lies high on the banks of the river Rungeet in the Himalayas, the Glenburn tea estate is a self contained paradise of natural beauty. It was first started by a Scottish tea company in the second half of 18th century.

At present, the property is run by a family of tea planters-the Prakashes. To be precise the third and fourth generation of the family, carry the century long heritage of tea plantation. Influenced by the vineyards of Europe, the renowned tea estate in Darjeeling offers tourists a chance to understand how a tea leaf is processed.

Talking about the designing, the Glenburn tea estate has still restored its original grandeur. Over the time, the estate has been subjected to numerous additions which include its prime structures-the Water Lily and Burra bungalow.

Besides comfort in the splendid suites, the place is a hub for leisure trails as well. As the estate is surrounded by bountiful of nature reserves, one can embark on a hiking trip to the hilly terrains of Darjeeling and Kalimpong.  All these comforts and adventure activities have made Glenburn tea estate a perfect place to wind up in the scenic Darjeeling.

Hotel Features
3Activities
  • Library
4Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant/ Coffe Shop
6Parking
  • private parking is available on site.
7Services
  • Room Service
  • Travel Assistance
  • Business center
  • Gift shop
Room Types
  • Deluxe Rooms

    Guests at the Glenburn tea estate are accommodated in the two lavish bungalows built in the premises. The first one, which has been the home to generations of planters in this estate, the Burra Bungalow offers a unique experience to the guests.

    With its grand dining room, cozy living room and a huge Verandah overlooking the mountains of Darjeeling, this Bungalow is the real deal of Glenburn estate. It has four luxury suites with each of them opening to the main section of the bungalow. Some suites even have private entrances to the lush gardens of the estate.

    Second on the list is the Water Lily Bungalow, which has a stunning location right across the edge of the Glenburn. Main attributes of the Water Lily are, a large recreational room, two Verandahs, private balconies and bay windows offering splendid mountain views.

    Guests staying in these two luxury bungalows are offered with world class facilities. These facilities include private bathrooms with old-fashioned bath tubs, hand-embroidered bed linen, Darjeeling green tea toiletries, hair driers, walk-in rain showers, electric blankets and vases of fresh flowers from the garden.

  • Suites

    To offer some of the best of living experiences amidst the beautiful tea estates of Darjeeling, Glenburn has an array of luxury suites. Located in the separate wings of the estate, the suites come equipped with exotic themes and furnishings that are sure to take your breath away. In addition, each of the luxury suites offer a different view of the Darjeeling valley.

    All this makes these accommodation options a perfect place to enjoy the peace and tranquility of nature. The suites in Glenburn tea estate are named as:

    • The Kanchenjunga Suite
    • The Planter’s Suite
    • The Rose Suite
    • The Camellia Suite
    • The Rangeet Suite
    • The Rung Dung Suite
    • The Singalila Suite
    • The Simbong Butterfly Suite

Dining

Glenburn offers its guests the luxury to dine wherever they want. One can either have it In the open or at one end of the open Verandah overlooking the Himalayan mountains. Besides, the menu comprises an exquisite range of cuisines that has traditional Indian , exotic South Indian and delicious European. Being a reputed tea estate, one can expect a whole lot of fresh variety of tea among its beverages. 

Useful Info

Distance from Airport

  • Bagdogra Airport-  80 km

Distance from Railway Station

  • New Jalpaiguri Railway Station- 77.2 km

Distance from Top Attractions in the Area

  • Peace Pagoda (10.1 km)
  • Everest Museum (7.3 km)
  • Lava Jamgon Kongtrul Monastery (11 km)
  • Tibetan Buddhist Monastery (12.4 km)
  • Ghoom Monastery (11.7 km)
  • Thongsha Gumpha (13.6 km)
Note
  • Credit card or cash deposit required
  • Government-issued photo ID required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18