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New Elgin Hotel

18 H.D Lama Road, Darjeeling, India 734101 Map View Map

Hotel Location: H.D. Lama Road
Rooms: 25
Check-in time: From 1300 / Check-out time: Until 1100
  • 18 H.D Lama Road, Darjeeling


The Elgin hotel, located in Darjeeling, was once the summer residence of Maharaja Cooch Behar, which has now been restored as a luxurious hotel. The hotel is situated at 6000 feet up in the Himalayas and is a part of Darjeeling’s colonial history. This hotel celebrates the grace of the Colonial Era and proudly stands as the Queen of Hill Stations in India.

As the guests enter, the warmth makes them feel at home along with a glass of sparkling cherry liquor the staff drapes a silken scarf around the guest’s neck. The hotel has been restored to its cozy interiors that include the Burma teak wood, crackling fireplaces, oak floor boards and candle lit tables. Built back in 1887, the hotel has totally been refurbished and the cozy rooms give a breath taking view of valleys and mountains. This place is a base from which guests can explore pine forests, mountain scenery and ancient world famous monasteries.

Elgin is at walking distance proximity from Darjeeling mall, restaurants, cafes and the Raj Bhavan. The hotel also provides a number of hotel facilities that include a well stocked library, business center, spa and health center, meeting and conference facilities, activity center for young ones, movie library, mountain bikes on rent and baby sitting. 

Hotel Features
  • Grounds
  • Terrace
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa
4Food & Drink
  • Restaurant/ Coffe Shop
  • Free! WiFi is available
  • private parking is available on site.
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Dry cleaning
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Room Types
  • Single/Double Deluxe Room

    A king sized bed or two single beds

    The well designed rooms offer a garden view of Darjeeling and are appointed with elegant Burma teak flooring. The rooms includes a large king sized bed or two single beds on request, teak armoire, 26 inch LCD with satellite connection, DVD player, wired as well as wireless broadband connection, electronic safe for the guests to store their personal belongings, direct dial telephone to the main desk, personal bar, room service, attached private bath with a separate bath area, running cold/hot water, study table and a chair, a single couch with a table with a fruit basket and some local snacks on arrival, bathroom and shower toiletries and a traditional fireplace. 

  • Deluxe Suites

    A king sized bed

    The deluxe suites are appointed with the bedroom and a separate living room. The bedroom includes a king sized bed, teak armoire, 26” LCD with satellite connection, DVD player, attached bathroom along with a separate bath,  bathroom as well as shower toiletries, room service, wire as well as wireless broadband internet connection, electronic safe and a personal bar. Whereas, the cozy living room is equipped with a six seater sofa, a telephone that directly connects to the main desk, an old traditional fireplace, a table along with fruit basket and some snacks on arrival and a tea/coffee maker. 


"The rooms at the hotel offer a sophisticated stay amidst the best of the facilities. The hotel offers 25 brilliantly decorated rooms that are an epitome of luxury. Each of the rooms at the hotel speaks about the sophistication that underscores the stay at the hotel. The guest can enjoy the fun of basking under the golden sunshine bringing back the memories of the colonial past that is described in every corner of the hotel. All the rooms are very spacious and follow the interiors which are simply majestic. The charming Victorian decor, integrated with the latest amenities provides a perfect setting to enjoy a wonderful stay. The rooms are all attached with bath facilities with affluent water supply. The guests get to enjoy the best of the facilities at the rooms that features:

  • Running hot and cold water - 24 hrs
  • Telephone with International dialing and Net-connectivity
  • Color television with satellite channels
  • Multi-channel music in public areas
  • Round the clock room service "

The Gazebo

The Gazebo restaurant is situated at the garden that is located between the Himalayan mountain ranges. At this outdoor onsite restaurant, guests are offered light range of snacks and drinks between 11am to 6pm.

The Tea Lounge and Timber Bar

Located in the lobby level, this lounge offers a wide range of teas as well as alcoholic drinks. Guests can enjoy their tea or a drink in front of the fire place or along with their loved ones from 11am to 11pm.

The Orchid Dining Room

The dining room offers a selection of European and Asian food. The guests can choose from various cuisines ranging from Indian, Continental, Italian and Regional. This restaurant is open at all times for breakfast, lunch as well as dinner.  

Useful Info

Distance from Airport

  • Darjeeling Airport (8.8 kilometers)

Distance from Railway Station

  • Darjeeling Railway Station (1.6 kilometers)

Distance from Top Attractions in the Area

  • Bengal Natural History Museum- 50 meters
  • Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park- 4.5 kilometers
  • Chittaranjan Das Memorial- 2.6 kilometers
  • Tiger Hill-12.3 kilometers 
Useful Hotel Stats
  • Number of Bars- 1
  • Number of Floors- 4
  • Number of Restaurants- 2
  • Room Voltage- 220
  • Government-issued photo ID required