The Hotel Silver Oaks was built in 1930 as
the family home of a leading British Jute Magnate, Mr. John
Mason. The property later moved on to Mr. Frederick Desraj, a
prominent architect of Old Kalimpong and the Teesta Bridge.
Finally, the Silver Oaks was acquired by the Elgin Heritage
Group of Hotels and build the first floor as a natural
extension of the old style of architecture. The restoration
work was completed in about five years.
Location of the Hotel Silver Oaks
Hotel Silver Oaks is located about 95 kms from the Bagdogra
Airport and 85 kms from the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station.
Rooms in the Hotel Silver Oaks
The rooms in the Hotel Silver Oaks reminds one of the days
when the British officers and their families lived a life of
ease and comfort. All the rooms in the hotel provide a
magnificent view of the mountains and landscaped gardens.
Paintings and lithographs by old masters adorn the walls of
the rooms and the period old furniture offer comfort. All the
rooms in the hotel have an attached private bath with showers,
24 hrs hot and cold running water supply, telephone with
International dialing and net connectivity and color
television with satellite channels.
Restaurant in the Hotel Silver Oaks
The Hotel Silver Oaks has a tea lounge where the high tea with
cakes and cookies is served. The Silver Restaurant is the
multi cuisine restaurant and has a seating capacity for one
hundred people. Candle light dinners and the glow of the old
fire places and the music on piano provide a memorable
evening. The Oak Bar is a well stocked bar and a large choice
of cocktails and snacks are available in this bar.
Facilities in the Hotel Silver Oaks
Round the clock room service, library, multi channel music,
laundry and dry cleaning service, currency exchange, safe
deposit lockers, baby sitting arrangements, travel desk,
doctor on call, car parking, fax and e-mail and credit card
acceptance are the various facilities which are available in