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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Darjeeling, India - Updated 2020

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Darjeeling is a beautiful hill station in the state of West Bengal, in India. The nearest major railway station is called NJP (New Jalpaiguri) and Bagdogra is the nearest airport from this scenic town. It takes about three hours by car to reach Darjeeling from both these places. This gem of a town is extremely popular for its colonial architecture, as well as its modern charm and youthful vibe.

The dazzling peaks of the Kanchenjunga overlook this pretty hilly town and lure travelers from all over the world. Darjeeling is also known for its beautiful tea gardens located on the hilly slopes, spectacular pines, and charming orchids. The famous Himalayan Toy Train can be seen whistling through the steep mountains and visitors can also enjoy excellent sightseeing tours, exciting activities, shopping, and savor mouthwatering food during their stay. Are you planning a trip to Darjeeling? Check out the following Airbnb vacation rentals in and around Darjeeling, India.

1. A comfortable homestay (from USD 34)

This is one of the most preferred homestays for visitors due to its close proximity to the famous Darjeeling attraction called Chowrasta. Run by a local Tibetan Sherpa family, it offers all the homely comforts, so visitors love to retreat here after a hectic tour of the city.

There is a huge terrace, where you can relax while enjoying the scenic views. The homestay has three spacious bedrooms, which can comfortably accommodate up to six people with four comfy beds, two full bathrooms, and a well-equipped kitchen. Enjoy a host of amenities here, such as breakfast, heating, a washer, Wi-Fi, and a laptop-friendly workspace.

heyagriva (the comfort home stay)
Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
96 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great sunrise view from the room
the hot water bags hot drinking water & heater for the frozen feet & fingers were a blessing
the same view can be enjoyed right from your room
we loved the prayer room inside the house and patio views
although the double beds are little small to fit two fully grown adults
Cleanliness:
we liked the cleanliness and worship area inside the homestay
the place is very clean spacious and comfortable
the apartment is very clean and beautifully decorated
it was very neat and clean well managed with homely comfort
the place is very well maintained peaceful and clean
Host:
whole staff was very friendly
paulzor's hospitality is one of its kind
paulzor is a wonderful host
paulzor was a great host
paulzor is a great host
Location:
breakfast was huge the location was good with a short walk to chowrasta
in fact we really enjoyed the short walk from heyagriva to the mall
we are so glad that we chose this place for our stay in darjeeling
the place is good for backpackers and singles
a great place to stay in darjeeling
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2. Quaint wooden cottage owned by Sherpa Khangba

Welcome to this cozy wooden cottage, set in the midst of lush greenery and forest and located near the town’s oldest monastery. If you want to enjoy a break from the congested city’s din, this place will interest you, for sure. Situated in a friendly neighborhood, you can reach the Mall within 25 minutes.

The homestay is suitable for four guests and features two well-furnished bedrooms with two beds and two attached bathrooms. Feel free to cook your own meals here, as there is a well-appointed kitchen. The host also offers facilities like a television, heating, cable TV, free on-site parking, and wireless internet access.

Quaint Wood Cottage, Sherpa khangba
Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
77 reviews
Private room in cottage 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place was extremely comfortable with wonderful view outside the window
it is a very comfortable place and has all the necessary amenities one might require
the suite was very comfortable and allowed me to hold business meetings with 10 guests comfortably
the rooms are quite spacious fresh and feels peaceful & the view is nice
the bathroom is bit an issue as it's sharing with other guests
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable space
the hospitality was amazing communication excellent place was clean and spacious private
the cottage was clean and tidy though a bit old
also room was very clean pretty and had nice view
Host:
rapden is a wonderful host and knowledgeable
rapden is a wonderful host
rapden is a great host
rapden is a great host
rapden was a fantastic host
Location:
a perfect walk away from town
it only takes a lovely walk of +/- 20 min to reach the center of darjeeling
the cottage is located in a quiet and peaceful street near a beautiful monastery
such a beautiful and serene place in a perfect location stunning surrounding and such friendly people
peace and quiet removed a bit from the hubbub of darjeeling
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3. Petrichor Darjeeling Homestay (from USD 11)

Welcome to this spacious homestay in Darjeeling, which enjoys great proximity to public transport and tourist attractions, such as Burdwan Palace and the Ava Art Gallery. You can reach Darjeeling town by taxi within 15 minutes. The homestay enjoys complete privacy despite being located in a populated neighborhood. Ideal for up to eight people, the stay has three thoughtfully-furnished bedrooms with five cozy beds and two full bathrooms.

You need to climb about 20 steps to access the accommodation. Guests will enjoy cooking in a well-equipped kitchen and can avail of its facilities, such as cable TV, a laptop-friendly workspace, television, and Wi-Fi. Enjoy a memorable stay in this pretty home.

Petrichor’s Affordable Homestay in Darjeeling
Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
53 reviews
Private room in house 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
if you are lucky enough you'll get a view of kangchenjunga right from your bed
you will have a great view of himalayas from your room
the house is very comfortable and peaceful and the view is wonderful
the rooms had a window overlooking the mighty kanchanjunga and was very nicely done
Cleanliness:
it was extremely clean and the rates are very nominal for such a great place
it is a neat and clean place with everything tidily done
the rooms are neat and clean
Host:
the host (haren uncle) and their hospitality was amazing
naren who hosted us was quite friendly and approachable
very helpful with suggestions directions and courtesy the food was really outstanding
the host are very very coopertaive and they do every bit to make your stay comfortable
sweta's brother was a nice and sweet host too though we didn't interact much
Location:
the neighborhood is nice and quiet
situated in a non-busy part of town this place is the perfect get-away for a long weekend
great place away from the hullabaloo of the main city
apart from this it is a great place
perfect place to stay if you are travelling with groups of friends family
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4. Pradhan's Cottage (from USD 27)

Made entirely of pinewood, this charming cottage enjoys a unique location, as it is situated at a lower altitude than the town of Darjeeling. Thus, it is warmer and has pleasant weather for the entire year. Citrus fruit and English flowers are grown here, so the garden is a real treat for the eyes. Sightseeing and moving around while staying here is not an issue, as the host will arrange for transport on request. You can also visit the local attractions in the town on foot.

The homestay is perfect for five guests and has two well-equipped bedrooms with five beds and two bathrooms with modern facilities. Enjoy a string of conveniences here, like a television, heating, a washer, Wi-Fi, cable TV, and an equipped kitchen.

Pradhan's Cottage
Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
61 reviews
Entire cottage 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice and cozy place with a great view from the house
nice cottage we have booked both cottage and apartment
the cottage has private entrance and clean rooms and bathroom and has beautiful views of the darjeeling hills
it can get cold at night so i’d recommend renting a space heater from the host
comfortable bed and warm bedding
Cleanliness:
the cottage itself is clean spacious and cozy
pollution free area with clean locality
breakfasts and dinners were spectacular the rooms were comfortable and clean; we really felt at home
Host:
the host is also helpful
amazing and thoughtful host
the caretaker is frank and give good advice on local travels
car owner cum driver jiten was very helpful as well
he was very helpful and kind
Location:
location is close to all attractions
good place to stay far away from crowd
it was an awesome place to stay at darjeeling away from the hustle and bustle of the city life
the price was very fair for the location and proximity to the centre of town chowk bazaar etc
it is a wonderful place for a peaceful stay away from the city's noise
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5. Sherpa Khanba's quaint wooden cottage

This charming cottage is situated in a small village between the Chowrasta (Main Square) and Ghoom, far from the madding crowd of the city. Set in the midst of breathtaking greenery, this place is ideal for meditation, long morning walks, paragliding, touring the village, and hiking. Near an old Buddhist monastery, you can reach the world’s second highest train station in Ghoom in 25 minutes, on foot.

The property is suitable for a maximum of four guests and features a neatly done-up bedroom with two comfy beds and two private bathrooms with hot and cold water. Guests are offered a host of amenities here, like a television, heating, free on-site parking, cable TV, Wi-Fi, and a kitchen for cooking.

Quaint Wood Cottage 2 Sherpa Khangba
Darjeeling, WB, India
33 reviews
Private room in cottage 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was very nice to have a private bedroom and sitting room for our use
the place is very comfortable and would love to stay there again
Cleanliness:
their place is very nicely maintained and clean
Host:
good host and team
rapden is a very good host
nilu is an awesome cook and host
rapden was very helpful and informative
he is friendly knowledgeable and holds more empathetically attitude which is distinct from any other host from entire world
Location:
was a very interesting place to stay
it's a very interesting place and feels safe
his place is situated in a corner of paradise overlooking the himalayas
it was restful and quiet in comparison to the busy town which is what we were looking for
the place is well connected as well as away from city noise
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6. Teesta Homestay (from USD 17)

Tucked away comfortably from the noise of the city, Teesta Homestay is strategically situated, approximately 1.8 km (1.1 miles) from Darjeeling. The property is located at a convenient distance from major tourist attractions, such as the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, the Happy Valley Tea Estate, and the Darjeeling Zoo.

Offering accommodation for two persons, the listing refers to a comfortably furnished bedroom with a double bed and two toilets on a shared basis. The homestay has four bedrooms in total, though. Although guests have to pay extra to use the fireplace, the host arranges a hot water bottle and hot water flask to keep guests warm. Conveniences, like a television and Wi-Fi, are also rendered to guests.

Teesta Homestay (Room 1)
Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
46 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
view from the room was outstanding
the room has a great view
the two front rooms have beautiful views when the weather's clear
lastly the room was spacious and neatly done with of course a scenic view to cherish
our room was beautiful with a comfy bed and an amazing view
Cleanliness:
room was very clean
the rooms and washrooms are really clean
linen and towels provided were also very clean
everything was taken care of it was clean and tidy
the place is really clean and has everything that you would need
Host:
the hosts are so warm and welcoming that you feel like home
great people around and amazing warm friendly hospitality and you just feel great here
the hosts are nice people very helpful and warm
subash was a wonderful host he guided us well with our sight seeings
subash ji (the host) is so welcoming and friendly
Location:
located in a nice scenic place and close to the market
close to town and all the attractions
it is accessible to city center easily and close to other attractions too
the stay is located at a great place with many sightseeing places within walking distance
location is also wonderful as you could visit zoo tea garden and ropeway by walking only
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7. English cottage with snow view (from USD 67)

Welcome to this cozy, two-storied cottage in the Queen of Hills. Ths homestay can host two guests at a time and is ideal for single adventurers and couples. In fact, it is the perfect launch pad for enjoying long walks in Darjeeling and trekking. Featuring a comfortably furnished and spacious attic bedroom and an attached bathroom, the home makes its guests feel warm and relaxed.

The host offers an indoor fireplace, television, heating, cable TV, and Wi-Fi, to make your stay hassle-free. Guests are served a delicious breakfast, every morning. Enjoy unhindered and mesmerizing views of the Kanchenjunga range from the property.

The English Cottage Attic (1 BR) snow view.
Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
34 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
both the view from the room and from the living room are simply outstanding
also their breakfast is simply fantastic and probably some of the best food you will have in darjeeling
the breakfasts were incredible and the added touches of tea and some fruit/snacks in the room were awesome
the rooms have heaters as well as gas heaters a bed warmer to keep you warm during winters
we had the best time chatting with them every morning over breakfast
Cleanliness:
the house is so cosy and clean
the room lovely the bathroom was very clean
what's not to like? the room is large and beautiful; the bathroom is also spacious
breathtaking views clean & well-kept accommodations friendly & gracious hosts wonderful hospitality phenomenal breakfast and awesome location
Host:
austen and shalla are wonderful hosts
nice place and good hosts
plant as almost everybody in darjeeling knows them) are hospitable generous friendly and thoughtful hosts
they are also very kind and gracious
very attentive and helpful
Location:
great location and cosy house
the place is so well located and well kept
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8. Pradhan's home (from USD 16)

Located at a comfortable distance from the famous Mall of Darjeeling, this cottage is ideal for those who are looking for a peaceful and calm stay in town. The home is situated on the ground floor and is made of pine wood. Guests can enjoy scenic views of the mountain ranges from the homestay itself.

Ideal for two persons, the homestay has a furnished bedroom with two comfy beds and a private bathroom with running hot and cold water. A dining room and kitchen is an added bonus for preparing meals and enjoying suppers. Enjoy other amenities, like a television, heating, and Wi-Fi, during your stay.

Pradhan's 1bhk
Darjeeling , West Bengal, India
29 reviews
Private room in cottage 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the rooms and common pathway is amazing
the bedroom is also cold especially during the night and does not have a heater of any kind
Cleanliness:
there is also no clean sponges and brushes to clean dishes with
also very clean and big rooms
very clean place unlike the city
the bathroom was clean and the shower was pretty good
Host:
the host was uncomplicated friendly and helpful
the whole staff was welcoming and friendly helpful and polite
andrew was a great host really caring and hospitably
andrew is a great host and very friendly
this place is good and andrew is amazing host
Location:
and of course there are a few dogs around this place so its ideal for animal lovers too
zoological park n happy tea valley is very close to this place
we realy enjoyed the stay at this place
there are three words that defines this place amazing amazing amazing
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9. Himalayan retreat in Darjeeling (from USD 53)

Ideally located in the beautiful town of Darjeeling, this well-equipped house is owned by a Tibetan family who ensures that you have a comfortable and pleasant stay. Wake up every morning to an unforgettable experience of seeing the snow-capped peaks of the Kanchenjunga, Singalila, and the Himalayan ranges.

The stay can accommodate up to five people and features three cozily furnished bedrooms with wooden flooring and three beds. There are two full bathrooms with modern amenities. Conveniences, such as a television, heating, cable TV, a washer, Wi-Fi, and a kitchen are provided to patrons.

Himalayan Retreat in Darjeeling
Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
47 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
other bed room with attach bath also has equal beautiful view as that of balcony
the apartment is very nice well furnished everything were available nice view from balcony
the house is comfortable artistically decorated with well equipped kitchen and beautiful view of kanchenjunga
this room is the warmest of the property( 2 room heaters are available)
the apartment is clean and offers a great balcony view of kanchenjunga and rest of darjeeling
Cleanliness:
rooms were clean and tidy
it was neat and clean home
the apartment was tidy and clean with all household facilities
our stay was very pleasant and the place was neat and clean
the rooms were sparkling clean and every required amenities were readily available
Host:
the owners are nice
hospitality from the host is great
the host was good at communicating and getting things set up
the hosts are lovely people and easy to communicate with
an awesome host to help you in everything
Location:
the location is ideal as well very close to mall road
nice location and even nicer living room
the location was very nice and beautiful
nice apartment distance away from city center area which was a long walk
great place great location
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10. Sushma Villa with misty views

This charming villa is strategically located only 1 km (0.6 miles) from the town’s railway station. The stay offers mesmerizing views of the Himalayas and Kanchenjunga from its balcony, terrace, and garden. Recently renovated, the spacious property can accommodate a maximum of eight people and can be rented for extremely reasonable rates, for the time being.

It is located at the center of town and is yet far from the crowded areas. This bed & breakfast features three neatly-furnished bedrooms with five comfy beds and three toilets. Some other key amenities include electric heaters in all its rooms, cable TV, a washer, and Wi-Fi.

Misty Views - Sushma Villa
Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
83 reviews
Entire bungalow 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Dazzling Darjeeling, India

Darjeeling, also fondly known as the “Queen of Hills”, is a paradise for visitors. Such is the charm of this place that you will feel like returning again and again. Make sure to browse through our Airbnb vacation rentals in and around Darjeeling, India, to enjoy a homely stay while vacationing here.

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