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Himalayan Hotel

Upper Cart Road, Kalimpong - 734301, District Darjeeling, West Bengal, India


Rooms 16

"The house that is now the Himalayan Hotel Kalimpong, was the family home of David Macdonald.

Hotel Detail Info -

Macdonald was posted to Tibet as a British Trade Agent, serving in Yatung and Gyantse until his retirement in 1924. Macdonald assisted the 13th Dalai Lama's escape from Tibet in 1910, and he was later invited to Lhasa in 1921. Prior to his retirement he served briefly as Britain's Political Officer in Sikkim, in charge of Britain's relations with Tibet, Bhutan and Sikkim. After his retirement, Macdonald shifted to this house and rented part of it as a hotel. The Himalayan Hotel still remains the residence of the Macdonald family. 

The elegant rooms at the hotel are cozily done up and give you a feel of a colonial homestay. The room facilities at Himalayan Hotel are:

  • Attached bathroom
  • Running hot & cold water
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • TV with satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • Room service

The in-house restaurant at the hotel serves multi cuisine. The continental breakfast is particularly delectable. The hotel also has a bar that serves choicest liquors.


List of Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Transportation Services on request
  • Car Hire on request
  • Wake-Up Service
  • Arrange Local Sightseeing
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference room
  • Internet
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Airport drop and pick-up can be arranged on request
  • Organic food available
  • 24-Hour Security
  • Doctor On Call
  • Adjoining Rooms
  • Business Center
  • Catering Services
  • Free Parking
  • Front Desk
  • Hairdryers Available
  • Housekeeping Daily
  • Phone Service
  • Restaurant


  • Cultural programs on request

Local Info

  • Distance From Airport

    80 Km
  • Distance From Station

    70 Km

Kalimpong is located in the Kalimpong District and is distinguished for the large number of premier education institutions that dot the horizon at the place. Kalimpong can be reached by bus from Siliguri, Kalimpong, Gangtok or New Jalpaiguri.