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Windamere Darjeeling

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Heritage Hotels
City : Darjeeling
State : West Bengal
Location : close to Mall

The Windamere Darjeeling is the oldest and most talked about of all heritage Hotels in Darjeeling. The Windamere established in the 19th century for bachelor English and Scottish tea planters, was turned into a hotel after the Second World War. The Windamere Darjeeling is now a hot favorite among those who love to bask in the warmth of history.

The Windamere Darjeeling has two sections- the Windamere and the Little Windamere. While the Windamere is the perfect picture of a 19th century colonial estate, decked up in period furniture and accessories, devoid of any modern gadgets. The Little Windamere on the other hand is for the modern tourist who likes an adulterated period setting. TV, Telephone, etc. come with the rooms at this part of the hotel.

The Windamere provides a Conference Centre which accommodates up to 40 people. The Business Centre is also well equipped with modem equipments like projectors, computers and Internet access.

Windamere hotel has its own company of artistes, who entertain the guests to live music and ghazals in the intimate setting of the hotel's Bearpark Parlour. Christmas Week is celebrated at Windamere from December 18th to January 1st every year, as a tradition since 1939.

  • Laundry and dry cleaning
  • Currency exchange
  • Front desk
  • Travel desk
  • Car rental
  • Valet parking
  • Safe deposit
  • Fire safeguards
  • All major credit cards accepted

  • Darjeeling is the highest hill station in India and was discovered by the British initially as a sanatorium. Darjeeling is now one of the most popular hill stations in West Bengal.

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