The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata

Located in the heart of the commercial district and shopping centre of the city and just 25 kilometres from the airport, The Oberoi Grand has been standing proudly over Kolkata for over 125 years. This historic hotel is referred to fondly as ‘Grande Dame of Chowringhee’

Beyond the neo classical façade and the grand pillared entrance the hotel offers an oasis of tranquillity in this bustling City of Joy.

The Experience

The dining options at the hotel give guests the opportunity to sample dishes from around the world. La Terrasse is an all -day dining restaurant which serves a range of international cuisine. Baan Thai is the place to choose for an authentic taste of Thailand. The Pool Bar offers light meals and refreshing drinks .The Chowringhee Bar is the venue to enjoy a cocktail or after dinner drinks with friends with its selection of fine wines, beers spirits and cigars.

Kolkata is a vibrant city that must be explored; there are many reminders of the British Raj with notably the Victoria Memorial supposedly the British Raj’s answer to the Taj Mahal and the Raj Bhavan once the residence of the Viceroy in India in the days when it was the capital. It is also famed for its poetry music and art, but guests should take the time to wander the crowded streets and markets around the hotel, here they will discover the true Kolkata, with all the sights sounds and smells of this city of extremes.

The hotel can also arrange Golf, Horse riding, Squash and tennis all of which are within a 15 minute drive of the hotel.

For relaxation after a day of sightseeing the hotel has a swimming pool which is an oasis of calm or for the more active a Fitness Centre which has a range of state of the art fitness machines for the use of guests.

The Accommodation

Each of the 209 guest rooms and suites is elegantly appointed and equipped with all modern facilities which blend harmoniously with the colonial architecture and have furnishings which retain their old world charm. The Deluxe and Premier rooms have stunning views over the bustling city while Premier rooms offer a more tranquil view over the swimming pool and central courtyard, still in the same location; some of the Premier rooms have the added luxury of a private balcony which lends an aura of the days of the Raj. Overlooking the pool and garden, the Classic Suites with their king size poster beds, teak flooring and two balconies are an ideal haven to which guests may retire and relax. Deluxe suites again have four poster beds, teak flooring and two balconies but they also have a separate living room, bedroom and powder room. The ultimate in luxury are the 3 Luxury Suites which in addition have a drawing cum dining room four bathrooms and four balconies which look out onto the courtyard and swimming pool.

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