The 5 Best Hotels in Kolkata

India › Kolkata Hotels
Updated: January 13, 2022
By Santorini Dave

1. Oberoi Grand – Chowringhee Road

Oberoi Grand Hotel in Kolkata, India.
Hotel phone: +91 (0)33 2249 2323
Built in a former boarding school, the Oberoi offers superlative luxury, unparalleled elegance, and rich history in a prime location. Standard rooms are regal and feature granite bathrooms, and the suites are sumptuous. The large pool, flourishing gardens, palm trees, and lounge chairs give a tropical island vibe, even though the hotel is located in a vibrant neighborhood filled with markets and close to the metro and magnificent Indian Museum.
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2. LaLiT Great Eastern – BBD Bagh (Dalhousie Square)

LaLiT Great Eastern Hotel in Kolkata, India.
Hotel phone: +91 (0)33 4444 7777
Originally built in 1841, the sophisticated, spacious, luxurious, and historic hotel has 3 wings representing different eras in a modern yet colonial layout. The suites are particularly large, and even the lowest-category rooms offer a size, standard, and amenities that would shame neighboring rivals. Facilities include a large, heated pool, massive spa, and adorable bakery/café/bar. Located in a quiet side street, the LaLiT is walkable to several parks and colonial buildings.
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3. Elgin Fairlawn – Sudder Street

Elgin Fairlawn Hotel in Kolkata, India.
Hotel phone: +91 (0)33 2252 1510
Delightful and historic guesthouse featuring lots of old photos, antique furniture, dining room with chandeliers and tablecloths, shady courtyard café, and communal balcony with wicker chairs and street views. The wonderfully old-fashioned rooms are spacious and comfortable, sporting wash basins, bookshelves, and plush curtains. Located along Sudder Street, The Elgin is surrounded by several places to eat, drink, and shop, and close to the magnificent Indian Museum and 2 metro stations.
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4. Ambuja Neotia Vista – New Town

Swissôtel Hotel in Kolkata, India
Hotel phone: +91 (0)33 6626 6611
One of Kolkata’s finest hotels, with an excellent mall attached and a stunning rooftop pool with infinity edges, palm trees, and lounge chairs. Rooms are very spacious, and the luxurious suites come with jacuzzis on their terraces. World-class facilities include a business center and spa, and the hotel is located very close to the airport.
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5. Park Hotel – Park Street

Park Hotel in Kolkata, India.
Hotel phone: +91 (0)33 2249 9000
Located at the top of fashionable Park Street, the swankiest part of Kolkata, The Park is all style and fashion with its ultra-modish design and layout. All rooms and suites are very contemporary, offering bright furnishings and trendy design that includes a circular shower alcove, along with superior views. Amenities include a large, heated pool and world-class spa, and the neighborhood is clean and fun to walk around, with several stylish places to eat, drink, and shop.
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