The illustrious history of this magnificent property has attracted an impressive array of distinguished guests, including several renowned film actors such as Vidya Balan, Raima Sen, and Bipasha Basu, as well as the esteemed Gopalkrishna Gandhi and Her Royal Highness Queen Mother Bhutan.
Over the years, The Elgin Darjeeling has played host to many eminent personalities, including M.K. Nayaran, the 3rd National Security Advisor of India, and Jyoti Basu and Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, both of whom served as Chief Minister of West Bengal. The hotel has also been graced by the presence of the Royal Queen Grandmother Ashi Kesang Choeden Wangchuck of Bhutan, Indian film director Sandip Ray, and footballers Baichung Bhutia and IM Vijayan, among many others.
In addition to hosting these esteemed guests, The Elgin Darjeeling has also provided a luxurious and refined setting for numerous luminaries in the world of music, including the legendary Indian singers Udit Narayan, Vinod Rathod, and Bappi Lahiri. With such an illustrious list of visitors, it is no wonder that The Elgin Darjeeling remains a cherished destination for those seeking elegance, comfort, and history.