One of the most precious gems in Bengal Tourism, Darjeeling is a lovely hill-station tucked away in the north of West Bengal. The hill station is extremely popular for its breathtaking scenery, variety of adventure sports and tea plantations. For the same reasons, it is also one of the most popular destinations for honeymoon couples. While there, you can enjoy the views of Kanchenjunga Mountain, indulge in mountaineering, trekking and rock climbing and treat your appetite with some mouth-watering cuisine.
While travelling to Darjeeling, here are your best options for accommodation:
The Ivanhoe House: the earlier mansion is now converted to a hotel that finds favours with a lot of tourists due to its budget accommodation and quality services. The interior spells vintage and classy. It also happens to be the same place where iconic writer Charles Dickens stayed during his stay in Darjeeling. The staff is helpful and the food spread decent enough.
Kurseong Tourist Lodge: one of the arrangements by the state government, this one comes as a pleasant surprise with its well maintained property and quality services. The lodge is spacious with charming wooden work. The rooms offer a spectacular view of the valley and there is the facility for hot water round the clock. All in all, a perfect stay for family.
Mayfair Darjeeling: the hotel is a great property with admirable views around. The rooms are spacious, clean and offer great view from the windows. The highlight of the stay though has to be their food services with good variety and amazing taste. The hotel has a spa option as well.
Glenburn Tea Estate: everything about this hotel spells exquisite luxury. From both the bungalows to the amazing view around, the stay is a must here if you want to wake up every morning with that perfect view from your window. The hospitality is very good and so is their food spread.
Central Heritage: the property is classic with its wooden work, fireplace and a rather charming history of over 110 years. The rooms are spectacular although don’t offer the direct view of mountains. The staff is super friendly and the food spread very good.