About Us

Rose Villa Heritage Homestay



Welcome to Rose Villa Heritage Bungalow No. 9, a unique and special place to stay in the heart of Darjeeling, India. Our bungalow is steeped in history and charm, and offers guests a chance to experience the heritage of the region in a luxurious and comfortable setting.


Rose Villa Heritage Bungalow No. 9 is located in Takdah, a hidden gem just 26 kilometers from Darjeeling town. Takdah is surrounded by lush green forests and tea gardens, and offers stunning views of the Himalayas.


Our bungalow was built in the early 1900s by the British, and was used as a cantonment area. In the 1980s, the bungalow was purchased by the Lama family, who have restored it to its former glory and converted it into a heritage homestay.


Rooms and amenities

Rose Villa Heritage Bungalow No. 9 has three rooms, all of which are located on the ground floor and have private bathrooms:

  • Double standard room: This room is ideal for couples, and features a queen-size bed, heritage dressing mirror, and other antique furniture.
  • Heritage room: This spacious room features a king-size bed, fireplace, and antique furniture.
  • Family cottage room (Nora Cottage): This room is perfect for families, and features two queen-size beds, a living room with modern amenities, and a private bathroom with a garden view.


Rose Villa Heritage Bungalow No. 9 offers a variety of activities for guests to enjoy, including:

  • Jungle hikes
  • Bird watching
  • Healing hand massage
  • Tibetan cup therapies
  • Meditation
  • Sightseeing visits to Lamahatta, Gumba Dara View point, Tinchulay, Triveni, Bara Mangwa, Chota Mangwa, Shittong, and Darjeeling

Food and beverages

Our bungalow serves authentic Himalayan cuisine, prepared with fresh, local ingredients. We offer a variety of breakfast, lunch, dinner, and tea and snack options.

Transportation facilities

We provide cabs for pick up and drop off, so that guests can travel comfortably to and from our bungalow.


Rose Villa Heritage Bungalow No. 9 is home to a number of preserved antiques, including:

  • Wooden vault
  • Door stop
  • Vintage paintings
  • Leadless glaze aqua filter
  • Heritage plate
  • Vintage swords
  • Antique dressing table
  • Antique dining table
  • Antique table stand


Rose Villa Heritage Bungalow No. 9 is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and experience the peace and tranquility of the Himalayas. We invite you to come and visit us, and experience the heritage of our region in a truly unique and unforgettable way.


Jhangchup Gyaltchen Lama

Jhangchup Gyaltchen Lama

Your Host

We try to provide the guest with the best hospitality possible in and around the area which will be new and shall be the best experience once visited. And we are trying to improve and grow more in regards to the treatment in the stays and  many more facilities for the guest and having a look of how eco-friendly it is, so the reviews of the guest are most welcome and the ideas and innovation are really appreciated. I request every viewer to please give your visit to this place and enjoy time with your family, friends and siblings and have a great experience and great vacation. Please do contact us and don’t hesitate to ask us with your needs and kindly share your views with us. Thank You.




Bird Watch

Bird Watch