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Hotel Esplanade Chambers

2, Chandni Chowk St | 2nd Floor, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700072, India
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore River, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

only stayed for a night as my arrival at kolkata was pretty late... stay was just for a sleep and a quick day roaming around the city before departing to the sealdah train station... location was quite difficult to find especially late at night where there was no much people around... it was location among the cluster of buildings, one... More 

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Seattle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We had an enjoyable stay in this hotel. Our rooms were pleasant, clean, reasonably quiet (though they were toward the back of the hotel, frontside rooms may be noisier), more spacious than we expected for the price, and we thought reasonably good value (this was our first visit to Kolkata, though we are familiar with other Indian metros). Staff was... More 

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Aurangabad, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

It took me a while to locate this hotel in chandni chowk at night. The locality is not so pleasant. The reception had a young lad who was least interested on my arrival. He suggested that they had only one room vacant and only for one night stay. I accepted. The room was dirty with cigarettes thrown everywhere. I asked... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I just spent 5 nights at The Hotel Esplanade Chambers in Kolkata. For the cost, the value was amazing. The staff was friendly. Efton, the manager, was sweet and accommodating. The location of the hotel is central to sights/metro/Ganga. Breakfast was good and recommended restaurants were excellent and cheap. The street noise did not bother me. Rooms 31, 32 and... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This hotel has its quirks, but I consider it quite a good hotel because the staff are always willing to solve any issue that arises. The manager is especially helpful in this way. The metro is just around the corner, making access to most anywhere in the city quite easy.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The room was smelly, (like it had been used for a smoking room for a long time) but I wasnt a picky person so it is acceptable. The price is acceptable. Good thing about the hotel is it had hot water supply (important during winter) and there is a metro station nearby.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here in mid January and it was dreadful. Only place in 4.5wks in India that asked for payment upfront & when I went to turn the "shower" on I know why. A trickle of smelly warm water is apparently classified as a shower by this place. When I asked for assistance to make the shower work & have... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Had been to d hotel on 6th January 2015 but 1). d manager was very very very rude, the way he behaved was very unwelcoming cz of which we had d intuition of wat could we expect out of this hotel in the name of service 2). Located on d second floor of a building. 3). Very congested small rooms.... More 

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naushina j, Owner at Hotel Esplanade Chambers, responded to this review

We are sorry you did not like the guesthouse .we will try to improve our services More 

Sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

filthy, smelly, ridiculously expensive - same price as lovely accommodation elsewhere in India. We huddled shivering in the freezing room under thin damp smelly blankets, damp smelly towels and sheets. We checked out at 5am and after promising us they would not charge the extra nights and sending us to the atm because they 'didn't take cards', they then deducted... More 

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naushina j, Owner at Hotel Esplanade Chambers, responded to this review

We are sorry you did not like the Guesthouse . Please note it is a budget hotel , and not a full fledged starred hotel . The budget travellers find the services satisfactory ,as they do not expect star treatment when they are paying nominal tariff, please compare our services with other guesthouse under the same tariff brackets. More 

Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It is in a busy road and we need to get out from our car on the other side of the area. We had young children and a few luggages. This is not convenient to pull them to the hotel, which starts from the 2nd floor of a cramped, old building. The ancient version of elevator was not able to... More 

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naushina j, Owner at Hotel Esplanade Chambers, responded to this review

The photos are all genuine .We cannot control the street . We maintain a level of cleanliness .And try to provide good care for our customers .We are sorry you did not like the Guesthouse . More 

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