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Glenburn Tea Estate

Dist. and Post Office Darjeeling, West Bengal - 734101


Rooms 8

"To get away from the bustling city life and wrap oneself amidst gorgeous locations, quiet environment and luxurious amenities, Glenburn Tea Estate is the finest retreat. Existing as a heritage hotel in Darjeeling, the stay in here is truly memorable. The guests who stay in here are get to see views they have never witnessed and love exploring in and around the tea gardens.

Hotel Detail Info -

Glenburn Tea Estate was established in the year 1859 by a Scottish tea company before it passed onto the historical tea pioneers of Darjeeling the Prakashes. Popularly called as the “Chaiwala family” or “tea planters”, their history goes back over hundred years. Now, the third and fourth generation descendants of Prakash family have converted this piece of family legacy into a popular heritage hotel in West Bengal. 

There are total of 8 suites in this heritage hotel of India which are distributed in two wings of the hotel. Each wing has 4 suites along with gardens, verandahs, terraces and common areas which can be accessed by each and every guest. The two wings:

  • Burra Bungalow: The four suites in this wing are:
    • The Kanchenjunga Suite: This spacious Victorian style suite gave amazing vies of Kanchenjunga Mountain.
    • The Planters' Suite: This suite is known for their wall décor and breathtaking views of Simbong Valley. It is an ideal room for nature lovers.
    • The Rose Suite: This suite is designed in the shape of a rose and make for an ideal honeymoon.
    • The Simbong Butterfly Room: This suite is the smallest suite but all necessary amenities are provided here.
  • Water Lily Bungalow: The four suites in this wing are:
    • The Camelia Suite: This suite is decorated with yellow and green colored Camelia plants.
    • The Rangeet Suite: This suite offers gorgeous views of Rangeet River.
    • The Rung Dung Suite: This room offers stunning picturesque sceneries of Rung Dung River and Darjeeling Town.
    • The Singalila Suite:Watching the scene of sun rising over Glorious Singalila Mountain is the best feature offered by this suite.

The dining hall serves guests with delicious dishes which are cooked as per the requirement of the guests. The cuisines offered in here are European, Indian and South-East Asian. All the ingredients are plucked from hotel’s own organic garden. Favorite dishes here include the famous recipes of the royal Chaiwala family including Burmese Khow Suey, chocolate brownies and tea-leaf pakoras. The guests love the aroma and taste of the variety of teas that are served here.


List of Facilities
  • Phones
  • Business centre
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • WI-FI
  • Safety box
  • Airport Pick up/ Drop
  • Doctor on Call
  • Fax
  • Centrally Air-conditioned
  • 24 Hours Room service


  • Beauty Treatments
  • Sightseeing Trips
  • Hiking
  • The Glenburn Welfare Program
  • River Rafting
  • Fishing
  • Massage Treatments
  • Cookery Classes
  • Tea tasting

Local Info

  • Distance From Airport

    66 Kms
  • Distance From Station

    2 Kms

The city of Darjeeling in West Bengal is a popular hill station in India. The beautiful destination in West Bengal is known for housing the largest tea industry in the country. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a major tourist attraction. The city is also famous for Teak plantations. Tourists love the ride on Toy Train. The adventure lovers come here for enjoying trekking in here. This is a destination which is ideal for foodies, nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts.