Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), capital of India’s West Bengal State, located on the east bank of Hooghly river, was under the British Raj from 1773- 1911. Today, the city is known for its grand colonial architecture, art galleries, food and cultural festivals.

Kolkata also known as the City of joy, for long has been known for its literary, artistic and revolutionary heritage. The inhabitants of Kolkata tend to appreciate and possess respect for literature and art. They encourage and whole heartedly welcome new talents. This is why this city is also called the Cultural Capital of our country.

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The inhabitants of Kolkata believe in giving their guests a warm welcome. If you are planning your trip to Kolkata, then the best time to visit is December and January. During these two months, Kolkata witnesses winter season where the temperature ranges from 9-11 degree Celsius. If you organize your trip during end of December and first week of January, you will be able to witness the Christmas and New Year celebration.


The city has ample space to welcome its guests. Keeping in mind the various visiting groups of people, the hospitality sector has accommodated budget hotels for the middle class and luxury hotels for the upper class.

Here is a list of hotels in Kolkata that you can choose from. We have classified the list of hotels into two, namely luxury and budget hotels.


Luxury Hotels

If you wish to stay in luxury and comfort, you can select from the top three 5 Star hotels listed below.


The Oberoi Grand

The Oberoi Grand is an exquisite and premier business class hotel which is an amalgamation of classic architecture and charm. Located at Jawaharlal Nehru Road, the hotel is connected to all the main shopping and business destinations.


The hotel is for leisure travelers which is equipped with all sorts of modern amenities. The amenities include 24-hour Concierge service, laundry services, valet and security services.

Hyatt Regency Kolkata

A luxurious, 5-star business hotel situated in the prime location near the city’s IT hub, Salt Lake City is one of the favorites. While opting to stay here, you can enjoy the relaxing ambience. The hotel houses a few restaurants, meeting and conference rooms, Regency ballrooms, pool side for weddings and terrace as outdoor venues.


ITC Sonar Kolkata

This hotel is closely located to the airport, Salt Lake Stadium, Nicco Park and Science city. This 5 star hotel is available with all the basic amenities, additionally offering an outdoor pool, health club, sauna and a steam room.


If you wish to spend fewer amounts on staying, you can choose to live in the following budget hotels.

Continental Guest House

A well constructed contemporary property, this guest house offers well-designed rooms for your comfort. Neat, and well maintained, this place of dwelling is ideal for you. Located in Park Street, they provide transportation to airport and railway station. Guests can spend a peaceful time here.


Basera Guest House

Located in Golpark in South Kolkata, the Basera Guest House provides a peaceful and comfortable stay for all their guests. The hotel is again a well-maintained one, offering services like 24 hour room service, security, LCD, complimentary breakfast and daily housekeeping.


By picking any of the above hotels for your stay, we are sure that you won’t face any problems.

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