Darjeeling, the charming hill town nestled in the Himalayan foothills, has long been a favorite destination of many famous personalities. From Crown Prince Tenzing Namgyal of Sikkim and legendary mountaineer Tenzing Norgay to film stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Mahima Chaudhury, and Pooja Bhatt, the town has hosted a glittering array of celebrities over the years.
But when it comes to accommodations, one historic hotel stands out above the rest: The Elgin Darjeeling. This iconic property has welcomed many distinguished guests over the years, including the Maharaja of Cooch Behar, ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas, and former Minister of External Affairs Jaswant Singh. And it’s not just Indian luminaries who have been drawn to the hotel’s colonial charm and luxurious amenities; French author Dominique Lapierre, journalist and writer Mark Tully, and model-actor Milind Soman have all made the Elgin their home away from home during their stays in Darjeeling.
For those seeking a taste of the high life in one of India’s most beautiful hill stations, The Elgin Darjeeling is the perfect choice. With its stunning architecture, superb cuisine, and impeccable service, it’s no wonder that this historic hotel continues to attract A-list personalities from around the world.