The pure and pristine beauty of North East India spells of wonder and marvel. Exploring that side of the country remains unfinished if one has not planned a trip to Gangtok. The engaging charm of the Himalayan ranges is at its sublime peak from the city of Gangtok. The capital of Sikkim is also known for providing a glimpse of the rich culture and cuisine of that region. Hot momos, noodles and Chinese soup in the cold traverse of Himalayan ranges- sounds tempting? Well then, plan a trip to Gangtok and let us provide you some good hotel ideas which are home away from home. Here’s a list of TSG’s 11 Best Hotels In Gangtok.
The Elgin Nor-Khill
The property is a classy example of royalty and elegance. Originally built in 1932 by the King of Sikkim as a guesthouse for dignitaries and royal guests, Elgin Nor Khill Hotel is truly a heritage marvel. It reflects the old royal Sikkimese grandeur in its interiors, furnishing, flooring, and fireplaces. Located centrally in Gangtok, the hotel has all modern amenities with the old world charm.
Mayfair Spa Resort
Located about 10 kilometers from the town center of Gangtok, Mayfair Resorts are a calm, tranquil retreat amidst nature. With a lush garden setting, surrounded by mountains and designed based on colonial architecture, Mayfair makes for a grand stay. It has rooms, cottages, villas; all with great finish and decor. One of the unique features of this property is the large live Casinos-Mahjong, giving you all the more reasons to stay there.
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Denzong Regency is located centrally in the Gangtok town with Mahatma Gandhi Marg around 1 km from here. It offers great views of mountains and valleys as it is located on a hilltop near the Governor’s house. Denzong Regency is a family-owned heritage property, housing a total of 25 rooms, suites and regency suites. Rooms are quite spacious and offer all modern amenities.
Summit Norling Resort & Spa
Giving a glimpse with the look and feel of an eco-retreat, Summit Norling Resort is a beautiful landscape resort in Rongay upper Gangtok. The amazing design sensibilities with its poetry, shrubbery, playground, shaded canopies with chairs, are all enough to make one fall in love with it. If you are looking for a quieter accommodation version, this hotel is right for you.
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The Bamboo Retreat
Accommodation with a difference, the Bamboo Retreat is a wonderful boutique hotel set up in 3-acre paddy fields. It is located at Rumtek which is about 45 min drive from Gangtok town. The hotel has wonderful views of the surrounding mountains and is a great retreat to the magic of the natural charm. Both the interior architecture and interior decor reflect traditional Tibetan style.
Hotel Club Mahindra
The exquisite property of Club Mahindra offers a relaxing stay to the guests amid the wilderness of Sikkim. The hotel is surrounded by beautiful mountains and lush green valley making for a picture postcard scenic beauty. Modern and classy amenities welcome the guests to enjoy their days at the hotel. Tastefully decorated rooms, tempting food, courteous staff, delightful spa, and fitness center form the highlights of this hotel.
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The Keepsa Residency
An accommodation that offers magnificent views and warm hospitality, The Keepsa Residency is one to be considered for stay when in Gangtok. It is marked by lavish interiors and contemporary amenities for a comfortable stay. There is two in-house restaurants that offer delicious cuisines to guests.
Hotel Tashi Delek
Providing a feel of the local culture, Hotel Tashi Delek is one of the popular hotels in Gangtok. It is ideal for hosting destination weddings as it can house and manage everything required for the same. Spacious rooms fitted with all amenities gives all the more reason to stay here. For dining options, guests can enjoy international delicacies at the Rooftop Garden Cafe or the Blue Poppy Restaurant where local, Chinese and continental cuisines are offered in huge varieties.
The Royal Plaza
The Royal Plaza is a part of Sarovar Hotels and resorts and thus offers world-class facilities to meet their standards. Located amidst the natural mountainous beauty, the hotel is surrounded by misty mountain ranges of the Kanchenjunga on one side and a view of paddy fields on the other. A river valley overlooks the Plaza with a relaxing ambiance for the tourists. Well designed and equipped rooms, casinos, bars, and curio shops are available to offer the finest hospitable services.
Hotel Delamere is a fantastic place to stay in the midst of the spellbinding views of the mighty Himalayas. With its romantic ambiance, it is an ideal getaway for honeymooners and leisure travelers. To make the stay even more memorable, Hotel Delamere offers a multi-cuisine restaurant, tastefully furnished rooms, and hospitable staff.
In the heart of Gangtok, amidst the panoramic view of the towering Kanchenjunga, stands Hotel Tibet. The rooms are designed elegantly in traditional style but with modern amenities. To attract tourists, the Hotel has fine furnishings, relaxing suites, a restaurant-cum-bar with Tibetan decor and outlets of a bakery as well. For meetings of business travelers, the hotel also features a Hall to meet the requirements.
With mind-blowing places of tourist interests beckoning one to visit Gangtok, it’s time to plan out a trip to the ‘Orchid state’. The hotels set in the backdrop of the paradise of the Himalayas add to the desire to visit Gangtok.
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