The Elgin Overview
This 125-year-old heritage property offers rooms with fireplace and views of hills/valley, spa therapies, library and nature walks. Location: Set in a 125-year-old former royal residence of King of Cooch Behar, The Elgin is a colonial-style heritage property offering breathtaking views of hills
and valleys. It is hardly 1 km from Darjeeling Railway Station and about 2 hours and half drive (66 km) from Bagdogra Airport. A short walk from Mahakal Mandir (200 m), the hotel is less than 2 km from Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park. Room Amenities: Guests can enjoy their stay in one of the 25 Victorian-style rooms and suites with teak wood flooring and fireplaces. Select rooms also offer views of the valley, city and/or Himalayan Range. Further, these luxurious rooms are equipped with LCD TV with satellite channel, direct dial telephone, tea/coffee maker, mini bar, electronic safe, teak armoire and free Wi-Fi access. Modern bathrooms have designer toiletries by Salveo Botanicals and hot water supply. Hotel Facilities: After a full day of sightseeing or trekking expedition, guests can indulge in signature spa therapies at Elgin Spa, or read a book in the library. Facilities for indoor games, horse rides, Nepalese cultural dance and nature walks are also offered at the hotel. Besides, business services and meeting/conference venues are available to meet the needs of corporate visitors. Additional offerings include a children's activity centre, babysitting, laundry service and free Wi-Fi access in the lounge area. Dining: Guests can savour delicious European and Asian dishes at The Orchid Dining Room that is beautifully decorated with wooden paneling, lithographs and chandeliers. In the evening, snacks and drinks can be enjoyed at The Gazebo at the Garden, and Tea Lounge & Timber Bar. Guests can also check out the all-day in-room dining menu if they wish to enjoy meals in their rooms.