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Elgin Hall

Luxury Colonial Homestay Nestled In Mountains

Subash Chowk, Dalhousie
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Premium4 star trips with all modern amenities
Historically a summer escape for British royals to enjoy mountain summers, Elgin Hall one of the best homestay in Dalhousie, is named after British Lord Elgin is an 1857 bungalow, nestled amongst deodar trees. The property has been uplifted to a tranquil and opulent boutique retreat for families, travellers, and wanderers alike. The concept of this beautiful cottage in Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh is refreshingly straightforward and authentic.

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Feel at Home

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Elgin Hall
The entire property is amidst private lawns and offers panoramic views of the hills.
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Artistic Rooms
Each room of this Cottage in Dalhousie is doused in soft pastel colour and decorated with crisp white furniture, chesterfields, tufted chaises as well as other accents inspired by Victorian heritage.
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They intend to support local business and communities and are lucky to have the pleasure with local chefs who are experts in North Indian cuisine.
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Tea Room
The tea lounge is graced with floral upholstery, classic English teacups, fine china - all reminiscent of old-world luxury.
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Reading Room
Spend time reading books in rare paperback format or on your preferred gadget.
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Gaming Zone
Enjoy a friendly game of pool, a classic Indian inspired game of carrom and choose from a variety of board games in our gaming zone.
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Outdoor Activities
Do as the royals do! Play a British-born and Indian-bred game of Cricket or Badminton in their lush lawns perfect for outdoor activities.

Quick gist

About the stay

  • There is more to the mountains up here.
  • The boutique property is family-friendly and offers a tea lounge, a library, a kids play area, a game room as well as the luxury of outdoor activities.
  • Relish and indulge in local and international delicacies.
  • Enjoy tete-a-tete barbecues, lazy brunches and British themed high tea ceremonies in the private lawns fenced by mountains.

Where is this?

  • You're in a quiet area with 1800s churches & mountain views, plus street food & shopping at Mall Road market.
  • Khajjiar mountain, known for its amazing valley is only 15 km away.
  • A crowded but lively Gandhi Chowk Market is a must-see for shoppers and food lovers who can enjoy local delicacies
  • Visit Subhash Baoli a perennial spring which has medicinal properties named after a famous Indian freedom fighter & St. John’s Church.

With whom?

  • It's a shared homestay experience.
  • You'll have an independent suite with access to common areas of the homestay.

You get

  • Accomodation is provided to you.
  • Complimentary breakfast shall be served.

Things to remember

  • Other meals come at an added charge.
  • They offer business facilities, laundry as well on a chargeable basis.
  • You can opt for some tours, treks, horse riding etc too!

Something unique

Elgin Hall is a restored retreat that tells a tale of the bygone British era with the refined needs of modern travellers seeking a fuss-free homestay in Dalhousie.

Tips from insiders

  • They don't serve your food inside the villa. :(
  • Cafe Dalhousie is the most popular cafe at Gandhi Chowk.