7 Hotel Safety Tips You Must Know Before Traveling To Darjeeling

Darjeeling –the tea paradise in West Bengal!

“Where there’s Tea there’s hope”

Darjeeling is situated at the foothills of the mighty Himalayas and is among the most beautiful hill stations in the world.

It was once the summer residence of West Bengal during the British Raj. The Darjeeling Tea is one of the best-flavored drinks in the world. Nothing can be better than a chilled morning of Darjeeling and a cup of hot tea in your hands.

Importance of a good stay!

During a vacation, Hotel stay plays a big role in making the trip an enduring one. Since Darjeeling is a popular visiting destination; hotels in Darjeeling are in a large number. Among many low cost hotels in Darjeeling, Hotel Potala at Darjeeling with a budget tariff where you get world standards and the best amenities.

Hotel bookings come with several critical steps; though direct online hotel booking option has made it easier. Still many of you are still unaware of some Hotel safety tips

Let us make a note of the top 7 hotel safety for travelers before traveling to Darjeeling:

1. Check the location of the hotel in Darjeeling

Before booking a hotel in Darjeeling make sure that the hotels are located adjacent to the local markets or near to sightseeing destinations. You should also check if it is safe to walk around the roads during the evening.

2. Check the security measures of the hotel

Before booking a hotel inspect the security measures.

  • Check for 24 hours front desk,
  • security guards,
  • surveillance cameras etc.
  • You can also check for the crime rate of the destination.

3. Do not stay on the ground floor

Never stay on the ground floor in a hotel as it is quite easy to break into. Staying on the 3rd or 4th floor is much better as it is tough for breaking in and easy for fire engine ladders to reach.

4. Do not leave your cards on the front desk

Credit or debit cards left at the front desk are likely to be exchanged with a bogus card or the dishonest staff of the hotel may plunder illegal transaction from it. So, insist on paying through online transactions such as PayTm, PayPal, and Net Banking, etc.

5. Check the room properly

A valet may accompany you to your room after the check-in. Before releasing him, check the room well, in the shower, behind the curtains, and in the closet. Also, check the functioning of the door lock. It is recommended to keep the door locked whenever you are inside the room.

6. Keep business cards of the hotel with you

Keep one business card of the hotel in your room beside the telephone, so that you can call them in case of an emergency. You should also keep one card with you in your jacket’s pocket. If you get lost you can ask a taxi driver to drive to the hotel. You have to make sure that the card includes the hotel’s name and address.

7. Use the safe of the hotel

Before leaving for sightseeing, lock all the items in your room that you are not supposed to carry such as luggage, laptop, and other electronics. Nowadays, hotels offer you a safe to select your own combination. You can also use the safe of the hotel with a written receipt for your items.

Visit Darjeeling and get soaked in the beauty of nature!

Darjeeling is often said to be the Himalayan heaven by the travelers who have visited it. Few lines by William Blake rightly suits the aspects and beauty of Darjeeling

“When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it.”

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