Taj Bengal, Kolkata, India



If you ever plan to visit this east Indian city full of cultures and traditions, take a chance of experiencing the elegance of the Taj Bengal. As the name suggests, this belong the family of Taj hotel group and is really a tranquil luxury soaked deep into the modern architecture reflected via its chic skin (facades), standard atrium style, and shining heart (interior) that is full of valuable art as well as original antiques. Already the city landmark, the Taj Bengal in downtown stands in the most verdant area of Kolkata. It is very close to the commercial centre, Victoria Memorial, Zoological Gardens, Horticulture Gardens, Royal Calcutta Race Course, Eden Gardens (Yes! The famous cricket stadium), and National Library.

Undoubtedly, the hotel has served to several VIPs, Heads of State, and international businessmen; which has made it an experienced one to cater to the needs of all kinds of travelers.

Rooms

There are 228 chic rooms including 13 suites at Taj Bengal, which features the typical Indian architecture as well as artworks. A majority of them also facilitate the pool or city vistas. Irrespective of which you pick, expect wireless Internet access, high-speed Internet access, premium television channel(s), DVD player, pay movies, climate control, AC, complimentary newspaper, curtains, Internet access (surcharge), multi-line phone, voice mail, mini bar, coffee/tea maker, complimentary bottled water, wake-up calls, turndown service, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, hair dryer, shower/tub combination, extra towels/bedding, sewing kit, bathroom phone, mirror, slippers, bathroom scale, electronic/magnetic keys, welcome amenities, satellite television service, in-room safe, trouser press, iron/ironing board (on request), opening window, desk, clock radio, crib, rollaway bed, and housekeeping.

Amenities

• Airport transportation (surcharge)  • Limo or Town Car service  • Parking (free)  • Valet parking  • Air-conditioned public areas  • Elevator/lift  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby  • Concierge desk  • Room service (24 hours)  • 24-hour front desk  • Safe-deposit box – front desk  • Coffee shop or café  • Restaurant(s) in hotel  • Lounge  • Technology helpdesk  • Audio-visual equipment  • Ballroom(s)  • Business center  • Exhibit space  • Banquet facilities  • Business services  • Event catering  • Multilingual staff  • Multiple small meeting rooms  • Multiple conference/meeting rooms  • Wireless (high-speed) Internet access – surcharge  • Translation services  • Currency exchange  • Computer rental  • Secretarial services  • Dry cleaning/laundry service  • Cell phone/mobile rental  • Porter/bellhop  • Gift shops  • Shopping  • Medical aid  • Doorman/doorwoman  • Security guard  • Shoe shine  • Express check-in and check-out

Recreation

• Swimming pool – outdoor  • Spa tub  • Full-service health spa  • Spa services on site  • Steam room  • Massage – spa treatment room(s)   • Sauna  • Library  • Patio  • Health club  • Fitness facilities  • Hair salon  • Beauty services  • Video library  • Golfing, golf – driving range, golf – miniature nearby  • Racquetball/squash, tennis, skydiving, running track/path, and Yoga classes/instruction nearby

Restaurants

At the Taj Bengal, there are several eclectic picks for the gourmets. At The Hub, be in the smart casual attire and enjoy the Italian cuisine at the buffet breakfast as well as lunch and at the a la carte dinner in a relaxed setting.

For a pure Cantonese as well as Szechwan flavors, Chinoiserie has to be your choice offering both lunch as well as dinner. Even here, the dress code of casuals applies.

Sonargaon is for those who want to enjoy the real Punjab as well as Bengal cuisines during lunch and dinner. You will be doing so in the setting of a rustic village featuring cobbled grounds, mud walls, and even a well. And yes, you also enjoy live music performances.

Rates

From $211 per night.

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