Where to Stay in Darjeeling? Here are Best 15 Budget Hotels in Darjeeling

Where to Stay in Darjeeling?  Here are Best 15 Budget Hotels in Darjeeling
Last Updated: July 17, 2018

A famed travel destination, Darjeeling is perched at an elevation of 6710 ft in the state of West Bengal. It is well known for its cultural diversity and tea industry enticing thousands of tourists from distant parts of the globe. Darjeeling is indeed one of the most sought after places to spend a vacation. It renders a variety of budget accommodation options to cater to the needs of every traveler. Most of them provide impeccable service, luxurious settings, picture-perfect mountain views and warm hospitality. All those who want to relish a magnificent vacation and also those who are planning to be in Darjeeling for business purposes can consider any of these below mentioned budget hotels, which are renowned for their beyond par services.

Aliment Hotel

Aliment-Hotel Tendering world class services, splendid hospitality and elegant décor, Aliment Hotel is one of the recommended hotels in Darjeeling. It is the situated on Dr. Zakir Khan Road in proximity to the must see attractions of the town like Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Barbotey Rock Garden, Tiger Hill and Mirik. The rooms at Aliment Hotel are rendered with essential facilities like Television, room service, telephone and attached bathroom having hot and cold water supply. Besides this, the visitors can relish having different sorts of food at the restaurant.

Magnolia Residency

Magnolia-Residency Situated amidst lavish surroundings, Magnolia Residency is a perfect mixture of comfort and luxury. It enables the visitors to relish an array of recreational facilities within the premises of the hotel. The hotel is sure to provide the visitors with sightseeing glory and unforgettable hospitality in a unique setting. All the rooms are equipped with essential facilities to make each moment of the guests memorable. Some of the facilities that visitors can relish during their stay are the doctor on call, parking, room service, laundry service and travel desk.

Pineridge Hotel

Pineridge-Hotel Located in the vicinity of many important travel destinations such as Mahakal Mandir, Chowk Bazaar, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and Lloyd’s Botanical Garden, Pine Ridge is the perfect choice for pleasure and leisure travelers alike. The hotel has 23 well furnished rooms that are endowed with basic and modern amenities. Besides this, guests can relish lip-smacking dishes at the multi-cuisine restaurant of the hotel.

Hotel Sonar Bangla

Hotel-Sonar-Bangla Serenely located amid snow capped mountains, Hotel Sonar Bangla offers impeccable service, warm hospitality and excellent dining to the visitors. The hotel’s rooms are spacious and beautifully equipped with modern amenities. One can also take a glimpse of the beautiful surroundings from the terrace of his/her room. There is an in-house restaurant that serves a variety of lip-smacking cuisine to gratify the taste buds of the visitors. The other facilities guests can wallow in during the stay are laundry service, parking, room service, garden, shuttle service and multiple conference rooms.

Shangrila Regency

Shangrila-Regency Staying at Shangrila regency would mean that you are some distance away from the must see-destinations of Darjeeling. Constructed in 2004, it radiates opulence and tenders comfort without compromising on quality. It is customized in every aspect to cater to the needs of every discerning tourist. The hotel offers 12 well maintained rooms that are endowed with basic facilities. Most of the rooms offer superb sights of the breathtaking Kanchenjunga mountain range. The multi-cuisine restaurant serves a variety of Indian, Chinese and continental dishes to the guests. It is the superb option for an adventurous stay in Darjeeling.

Golden Heights Enclave

Golden-Heights-Enclave Elegantly designed to gratify the requirement of every visitor, Golden Heights Enclave is situated in serene and tranquil surroundings making it one of the most popular hotels in Darjeeling. There are 10 rooms that offer ultimate luxury and maximum comfort to make the stay of the guests pleasurable and memorable. The super deluxe rooms on the top floor offer a majestic sight of Kanchenjunga. The other in-room facilities include intercom, TV, std/isd facility and attached washroom. Some rooms come with a fireplace.

Dekeling Hotel

Dekeling-Hotel Positioned in the heart of Darjeeling, Dekeling hotel tenders a variety of accommodations from budget to luxury. It proffers a superb sight of Kanchenjunga range and Darjeeling town. The hotel renders spacious rooms with all the key amenities making the guests’ stay comfortable. Some of the in-room facilities include television, desk and a private washroom. There is a restaurant that offers an array of Indian, Chinese, European and Tibetan cuisine. Room service is also available throughout the day.

Fairmont Hotel

Fairmont-Hotel Perched just 15 minutes stroll from Chowrasta mall, Fairmont Hotel is amongst the most popular hotels in Darjeeling. It offers you an opportunity to experience the luxurious living, warm hospitality and maximum comforts away from the frenzied noise of city life. The hotel is located in proximity to the main attractions of the town. One can also relax in the cozy seclusion of modern well designed living rendered with telephone, television and attached bathroom. To suit your taste buds, ethnically furnished multi-cuisine restaurant is there serving both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.

Swiss Hotel

swiss-hotel Offering home like comfort in the gorgeous hill station of Darjeeling, Swiss Hotel caters to the needs of every discerning traveler. The staff makes certain that guests don’t miss anything. The spacious rooms offer a relaxed stay to the visitors arriving from different parts of the world. It is situated at Gandhi road in the vicinity of some of famous places like Peace Pagoda, Happy Valley Tea Gardens, Tibetan Buddhist Monastery and Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park.

Hotel Zodiac

Hotel-Zodiac Located opposite Bethany school at Gandhi Road, Hotel Zodiac has a total of 8 rooms that come with plush amenities making your stay comfortable. The hotel’s 24 hour travel desk arranges sightseeing trips for its visitors. Luggage storage, television, telephone and power back up are some of the other amenities proffered by the hotel.


A preferred place for both leisure and business tourists, Sinclairs tenders the best sight of Kanchenjunga. Come to Sinclairs for experiencing the timeless Himalayan landscape, comfort, friendly hospitality and impeccable service. It is certainly the best business hotel in town. One can plunge into a variety of culinary delights at the restaurant. Besides this, the guests can take a sip of their favorite drink while relaxing at the bar.

North Star Hotel

North-Star-Hotel Nestled on H.D Lama Road in Darjeeling, North Star Hotel is a blend of excellent interiors and standard amenities. The hotel boasts of 36 rooms which are equipped with basic and modern facilities. The guests can also avail facilities like room service, parking, restaurant, doctor on call and many more. The closest airport is around 95kms while the nearest railhead is New Jalpaiguri, just 85 km away. Considering the quality of accommodation and gratification of the guests, it can be safely said that North Star Hotel is the best place to stay when in Darjeeling.

Central Nirvana

Central-Nirvana Within walking distance of Chowrasta, Central Nirvana is located amid splendid mountains and verdant greenery. It tenders well furnished rooms that are rendered with essential amenities like television with cable connection, telephone and tea/coffee maker. With a charming setting and a variety of facilities, it is indeed the best option for both business and pleasure travelers. The hotel also include 24 hour travel desk offering sightseeing tours to visitors.

Hotel Chanakya

One of the best budget hotels in Darjeeling, Hotel Chanakya is just 2km away from the Hillcart Road Railway Station and about 90 km from the Bagdogra airport. Its strategic location also makes it convenient for visiting nearby places like Sikkim jewel Gate, tiger hill and many more. The hotel’s 17 well appointed rooms make your stay more delightful with an array of amenities. Some of the rooms have fantastic vista of mountain range and the valley. Room service is also available round the clock.

Hotel Spandan

Hotel-Spandan Situated just 1.1 km from the railhead and a few minutes from the Padma Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Hotel Spandan is a 2 star budget hotel tendering accommodation through its 25 well designed rooms. The rooms are endowed with telephone, desk, TV and attached washroom. The breathtaking surroundings and the proximity to the main places of traveler’s interest make it the best place to spend some quality time with friends or family.

To relish a superb holiday here, choose any of these budget hotels and make your tour hassle free and unforgettable.

Published: 15 Apr, 2014
Anil Rana


As a tour manager at, Anil Rana has helped his clients in exploring the Indian wildlife and cultural heritage. His love for travel has imparted him immense knowledge of Indian wildlife, cultural heritage, leisure destinations. To help travellers all across the world, he loves to pen down his experiences and wisdom about cultural, wildlife and leisure travel in India.

LET'S PLAN YOUR TRIPLet us Plan Your Trip