Best hotels and tourist lodges in Kalimpong for accommodation


Are you visiting Kalimpong recently but worrying about where to stay in Kalimpong? Read more to learn about the hotels and tourist lodges in Kalimpong for your best accommodation.

Kalimpong (कालिम्पोङ) is one of the most renowned and most visited hill stations of West Bengal in the Darjiling district, in the serene seats of the Mahabharat range of the Himalayas. It was situated in an average altitude of 1250 metres and is also the administrative headquarters of Kalimpong subdivision of the Darjiling district. The Dharmodaya Bihar, a Buddhist monastery, is one of the major tourist attractions in Kalimpong. Apart from being one of the major tourist spots in West Bengal, it is also known for the army cantonment at the outskirts of the town, hosting the 27 Mountain Division of the Indian Army.

Where to stay in Kalimpong


If you are visiting Kalimpong for spending a leisurely vacation or for business and educational purposes (Kalimpong boasts one of the best educational infrastructures among all the hilly regions of West Bengal), you might be wondering as to where to stay in Kalimpong. Well, let us assure you, accommodation in Kalimpong is not a big problem since it is a very renowned tourist place. Every year a wide number of domestic and foreign tourists flock to this place and tourist and hospitality are two of the main occupations for the local people. So you can find a healthy number of cheap budget hotels in Kalimpong hand in hand with some of the most luxurious and elegant suites. Below we have provided a comprehensive list of the best hotels, holiday homes and tourist lodges in Kalimpong.

Accommodation in Kalimpong - best hotels, tourist lodges and holiday homes


  • Deki Lodge in Kalimpong

    If you like to stay amidst the green serenity and peaceful tranquillity for which Kalimpong is so famous for, you can choose to stay in the Deki Lodge. The best thing about this one, one of the best tourist lodges in Kalimpong is that, it is situated amidst the boons of nature but neither at a great distance from the core of the city. You can easily reach the bus and taxi stand at Tripai Road from this place. Also, the major tourist attractions of the Kalimpong city like the Tharpa Choling and the Bhutanese Thongsa Gompa Monasteries are within walking distances of this tourist lodge. Read More...


  • Hotel Silver Oaks, Kalimpong

    One of the most famous hotels in Kalimpong, Hotel Silver Oaks perhaps has become synonymous with elegant and royal accommodation in Kalimpong. This mansion where the present day hotel is run was in past a boarding house for the British for whom Kalimpong was a little relief from the scorching heat of the Bengal plain lands. Repeatedly visited by the royal families of Sikkim and Bhutan, as well as the exiled Afghan princesses, this mansion has something special which you must check as you check in. Read More...


  • Hotel Chimal, Kalimpong

    One of the most serene and calm accommodation places in Kalimpong, Hotel Chimal stands apart from the din and bustle of the city area amidst the lap of the divine mountain nature. Get in a cab from the main taxi stand of Kalimpong at the Tripai Road and you will reach this place within minutes. And once you know the way, you can have a peaceful evening stroll in the city markets as they all lie within mere walking distances from this hotel in Kalimpong. Read More...


  • The Orchid Retreat

    Located on the outskirts of the town of Kalimpong, Hotel Orchid Retreat is situated in the 12th Mile village. The distance of this hotel from the town is about 5 kilometres and it is not that expensive, so if you want one of the cheap budget hotels in Kalimpong you can go for this one. However, please remember that since this hotel is at a pretty good distance from the core area of the town, you need to board a car or a taxi if you want to go shopping or have some other works in the town. If you want to stay close to the town so that you can take an evening walk and shop in the marketplace, we suggest you do not go for this. On the other hand, if you are a nature lover and love to stay far from the madding crowd, well, this can very well be the perfect place for you! Read More...


  • JP Lodge

    In contrast to the serene seats of hotels like the Orchid Retreat at the fag outskirts of the city, if you want to stay close to people of the town, you can go for JP Lodge. Located in the 10th Mile area of the town, which is very close to Tripai bus and taxi stand as well as the main marketplace, you can access all the features and facilities of the town if you stay here. However, while the good thing is you can get a car or a taxi from your doorstep and can reach the bus stand within eight to ten minutes, the minus point of staying here is you still can't get out of the jungle of houses which you dread so much and long for a green, scenic surrounding for which you have come to Kalimpong.


  • Dew Drop Villa

    If you want to live close to the hill top areas of Kalimpong at the highest altitudes of the city, you can go for the Dew Drop Villa. It is a small, cheap, budget hotel in Kalimpong run by a family. If you are a person who seek serene beauty and peace in simplicity instead of the decorative luxury and the pomp and grandeur, you can vote for the Dew Drop Villa. Staying at this hotel will ensure you a great view of snow ranges of the Himalayas. Another plus point of this place is since this is a family hotel, you can very well except ultimate care and hospitality which has the warm feeling of being inside a family rather than the grandeur of the bigger deluxe hotels in Kalimpong.


  • Hotel Oasis

    Located almost right at the centre of the Kalimpong town, Hotel Oasis can be yet another good option for accommodation in Kalimpong if you want to stay close to the town area. This hotel is hardly one minute's walk from the main bus and taxi stand of the town which is in the Tripai road. Since it is located at the core of the town area it will be a good choice if you have a plan to shop in the town in free time as there are lots of interesting things to buy in Kalimpong. The tariffs of this hotel ranges from Rs. 250 to Rs. 525 per day.


  • Alakananda Resort

    Alakananda is one of the finest tourist lodges in Kalimpong which they claim to be a "home away from home". In fact Alakananda Resort is quite well known for its excellent location amidst the lush greenery of the town Kalimpong. The resort also faces Mount Kanchendzonga which adds to its credits. Alakananda resort is situated in one of the most exclusive, expensive and posh areas of the town and can very well be considered one of the best luxury hotels in Kalimpong, while the room charges roughly vary between Rs. 1200 to Rs. 1500 as per the facilities and amenities available and applicable. If your wallet can support it, this place is one of the best places to stay in Kalimpong for rejuvenation and relaxation for a memorable vacation.


  • Hotel Kalash

    Situated on the main road of Kalimpong which is called S D B Giri Road, Hotel Kalash can be a good pick if you decide to accommodate yourself right inside the town. If you are as much a people lover as an admirer of the beautiful nature of Kalimpong, you can go for this hotel. You can add to your always to be cherished vacation memorabilia yet stay close to the core of the town if you stay here. The room charges in this hotel range from Rs. 300 to Rs. 1800. The food served in this hotel is also very good and you can taste some of the exclusive delicacies of the hill people in the restaurant of this hotel. North Indian, South Indian and Continental plates are also available here along with the regular Chinese and Tibetan dishes.


  • Gompu's Hotel in Kalimpong

    One of the oldest business establishments in Kalimpong, Gompu's Hotel started its journey back in 1926. It was started by the late Gompu Tshering, who was one of the first lot of the Tibetan settlers in Kalimpong. At first it started as a boarding house along with a bar and a confectionery. However, this place soon acquired popularity as it housed a wide number of wounded soldiers, garrison after garrison, during the Second World War. At a time, Gompu's hotel became almost synonymous with accommodation in Kalimpong; however at the present days due to the strong competition of other franchises coming up with lots of new hotels and tourist lodges and holiday homes, the popularity of this places has decreased to some extent. It had never been a rich man's hotel. Rather, it have always been a place where even the middle class people can also accommodate themselves.


  • Parijat Tourist Lodge in Kalimpong

    Situated on the Ring King Pong Road in Kalimpong, Parijat tourist lodge is a family run business and is one of the cheapest hotels and tourist lodges in Kalimpong. If you are in want of peach and solitude, far from the fret and fever of the city, the homely but warm atmosphere of this place is surely going to please you. Arrangements and facilities for trekking and rafting are also available here in Parijat Lodge, so if you have come to Kalimpong for a bit of adventure apart from just spending a plain vacation, you can choose this tourist lodge.


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