Kolkata, the “City of Joy”, is popular for its cultural legacy, architecture and overall auras. Previously known as Calcutta, the capital of West Bengal is one of the important metro cities of India. The city is very well known for its history; during the British raj it has seen the noted revolutionary movements ranging from the Indian struggle for independence to independent India. With a tropical dry and wet climate, the place is situated in eastern India in the banks of river Hooghly and has a population exceeding 15 million. Kolkata is also the main financial hub of eastern India. Kolkata offers a wide range of hotels and accommodation facilities starting from 5 star luxury hotels such as The Oberoi Grand to much more affordable hotels for the price conscious travellers. Whatever your budget is, you can always find good accommodation for the price you want to pay and near a place you want to stay.
There are lots of hotels that are easily accessible from the Dum Dum airport as well as from Howrah and Sealdah railway stations. Below are a few good Kolkata hotels to consider for your next trip to Kolkata.
Luxury Hotels in Kolkata
Hyatt Regency is located centrally between NSC Bose international airport andKolkata commercial center (around 11 km from each of these places). This five star deluxe hotel offers 235 rooms. The Hyatt Kolkata hotelcosts Rs. 16500per night and has the best of all modern facilities luxury travellers might expect. Other luxury hotels include The Oberoi Grand, Taj Bengal Kolkata and ITC Sonar Bangla where rates range from Rs. 8000 TO Rs. 20,000 per nights.
Kolkata Hotels near Park Street
Hotel Gulshan International is one among the best rated mid-range Kolkata hotels. Price per night at is Rs1895. Hotel offers spacious rooms and wireless internet facility. Hotel is located only 6 km away from Howrah railway station and is a 15 km drive from Kolkata international airport.Hotels is on the Royd Street (one block from Park Street). New market, metro plaza, Pantaloons and Westside are a stone’s throw from the hotel. Online booking of this Kolkata hotel is available at HotelPushpak.com!
Hotel Park Inn Kolkata is a budget hotel located on Park Street. For Rs1200 per night, this is a good value for hotel in Kolkata. The hotel has a 66% customer recommendation meaning 66 out of 100 customers staying in this hotel will recommend this hotel. Considering the price and the location of the hotel, this is a decent level of customer satisfaction.
Kolkata Hotels in Chowringhee
The Peerless Innhas 83%customer recommendation and a 4.5star rating out of 5. Centrally situated in J.L.Nehru road in Chowringhee, this mid-luxury offers a panoramic view of the Victoria Memorial hotel and cost Rs. 11,500 for its redefined quality and service. One can book this Chowringhee Kolkata hotel at a discounted rate.
Other affordable & popular hotels in Kolkata
Hotel Lytton Kolkata is an approved 3 star Kolkata hotel. The hotel provides great quality service at a much affordable price range of only Rs. 4800 ($110) for Deluxe A/C rooms and includes complimentary breakfast. Lytton has a very high customer rating with 80% recommending this hotel. Rooms are spacious and the service is impeccable. Hotel Lytton is situated in Sudder Street and is 18 km from Kolkata airport and 8 km far from Howrah Railway Station.More information about this Kolkata hotel could be found here.
Recommendation for your next Kolkata stay – Park Street, Sudder Street and Chowringhee are some of the best places to stay in Kolkata. Wondering why? They are centrally located with easy accessibility to most businesses, shopping areas and metros. Considering Kolkata’s traffic, stay at these Kolkata areas will save you much on travel time. Also, some of the best restaurants in Kolkata are located in these areas. Remember to check out photos and reviews of Kolkata hotels from fellow travellers before making an online booking.
Best Kolkata Hotels