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Top tips for finding Darjeeling hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Darjeeling, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Darjeeling in September and March.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Darjeeling if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Monday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Darjeeling accommodation.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Darjeeling for 2 days.
If you want to be in a lively area surrounded by plenty of shops, bars and restaurants, select hotels near the Chowrasta square, also called The Mall. Windamere Hotel is a well-known 4-star property situated in the very heart of this area. However, if you prefer a more budget-friendly option, Dekeling Hotel is a 2-star hotel primarily for couples and only a 4-minute walk from the square.
Hopping on the “Toy Train” and enjoying a slow ride through the hilly terrain of Himalayas is one of the most popular activities for tourists in Darjeeling. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is a World Heritage Site that is a real treat for history or railway enthusiasts. The 3-star Udaan Hotel Zambala Retreat is within a 2-minute walk from the Darjeeling Railway Station on Hill Cart Road and offers mountain views.
If you are a tea lover, visit Happy Valley Tea Estate, where you can take a guided tour, have a stroll in the tea gardens and observe how the famous Darjeeling tea is produced. You can reach that place in 10 minutes from Krishna Residency, a 3-star property not far from the centre.
Those who are seeking adventures or like to climb, stop by the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute to learn the history of mountaineering or to attend a course. The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute was opened to endorse mountaineering and includes the Everest Museum, which displays rich collections from various expeditions. Hotel Orchid Residency is an affordable option only 4 minutes from the Institute and 6 minutes from Chowrasta.
If you are travelling with kids, consider staying near Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park that is located in the northern part of the town. The zoo in Darjeeling is famous for its efforts to save endangered Himalayan species, such as red pandas and snow leopards. Little Singamari Homestay is a great family accommodation next to the zoo and away from the bustle of the city centre.
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Peace Pagoda is a structure built to unite people and promote peace, and is situated on a hill less than 2 kilometres from the city centre. Hill Crown Retreat is an affordable accommodation just a 10-minute walk from the Pagoda, and you can reach the Darjeeling Railway Station in 8 minutes as well.
The Mahakal Temple is a colorful temple that represents a mixture of Hindu and Buddhist cultures that is situated on the hill near the centre. Mayfair Darjeeling hotel is 5 minutes from there and less than 10 minutes from Chowrasta. The hotel provides various facilities such as a spa, fitness centre and swimming pools.
Himalayan Tibet Museum is located about 15 minutes from the centre and offers a rich display of Tibetan culture and history. You can walk to the museum in 1 minute from Sinclairs Darjeeling, a family-friendly, 3-star property with a free parking available. Jai Hotels is a 4-star alternative within a 5-minute walk from the museum, also offering a spa and fitness centre for its guests.
Observatory Hill is within a short distance of Chowrasta square and Mahakal Temple, so if you wish to have an easy access to the viewpoint on the hill, select a hotel in the centre. Hotel Nirvana is just a few steps away and has a terrace with picturesque views.
Shrubbery Nightingale Park is about a 15-minute walk from the centre and used to be a private courtyard called “The Shrubbery”. R.J. Resorts is a 3-star property conveniently located between the park and the Mall, so getting to both places will take you only a few minutes.
In the last 3 days, double rooms in Darjeeling have been found on KAYAK for as cheap as R1 061. On average, the price for a double room is R1 674.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Darjeeling. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Darjeeling districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Darjeeling city centre
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