One of the three Jewels of the Raj is what a celebrated travel writer commented about the The Windamere Hotel. Established in the 19th century as a cozy boarding house for bachelor English and Scottish tea planters it was converted into a hotel just before the outbreak of the Second World War.
It is one of the most favored places to stay in Darjeeling and plays host to travellers from all corners of the world. Famous for its unique ambience and charm it will take you back in time and let you experience the elegant and aristocratic life during the time of the Raj.
This hotel has been the recipient of the coveted award for its excellence as a Heritage Hotel of India by the Prime Minister of India. Located on the Observatory Hill it offers you a magnificent view of the Kanchanjunga range and the adjacent valley.
Being one of the most preferred hotels in the town it offers you best in class luxury. The facilities and amenities offered include –
The food at Windamere Hotel is legendary and they serve you a wide assortment of both Continental and Indian cuisine. The Continental cuisine still has remnants of the old Raj and the Indian cuisine borrows from every part of the country with some exotic local dishes served to the guests.
You can wash this down with lovely wines and finish up with a cup of steaming Darjeeling Tea or freshly ground coffee.The ambiance is perfect colonial with white-gloved waiters serving the dishes in the most authentic style.
This luxurious hotel has five conference halls Fred Pinn Lecture Room that seats 40 people, Henry Carpenter Conference Room seating 20 people, The Pinnell Board Room that seats between 10 to 16 people, The Rhodes Hall seats 60 people and The Directors’ Lounge is for 10 to 12 senior executives.
The conference halls are well equipped with modern day equipment offering a perfect environment to perfect environment to host corporate events and private parties of any nature.