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West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation, Dubrajpur 731204, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The government run tourist lodge is best property in town. Don't expect star hotel facilities in Bolpur. But its clean, affordable and centrally located. Has adequate space and parking. Food is also not very bad. Apart from one odd recently introduced home stays by private individuals, this is the best place in Bolpur. Book on the net at WBTDC site

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We stayed there for 1 night this November.We booked 1 Non AC room in the 1st Floor.The best thing about this place is its location,the University Campus is very near .The rooms are quite neat and clean and also very spacious.The staffs are very courteous and always ready to serve you.The food menu was average and had very limited options.The... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Conveniently located. Enough car parking space. We stayed for two nights in one of the cottages which are now renovated and good. Bathroom is very basic but clean and big in size. TV and AC worked fine. Food menu gives very limited choice but quality of the preparations are good. Staffs were courteous. Overall, the Government property is recommendable.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

The first impression was a decent location, Large cottages with good space inside & reasonably well maintained despite being govt owned & managed. Food was very good at low prices, huge quantities. The Best Part Was the service- While we traveled from kolkata by taxi ,I was keen to travel back by the famed SHANTINIKETAN EXPRESS TRAIN, the hotel staff... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

An outside glimpse may give you a great idea about this place but apathetic staff and unreasonable rates are a downer for sure. The AC room we booked had its lampshade broken, leaks on the bathroom roof, a non-functioning AC remote, and a somewhat dirty bed sheet (it was once white - perhaps, but was now yellowish and dirty). The... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Though I always have lunch at the Tourist Lodge whenever I am in Santiniketan, I have stayed there after a long time. The property is well maintained, compared to other government properties. The attitude, however, is a little laid back, though courteous. The food has a homely feel to it, though this time I spotted a rat among the stacked... More

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Well, I would like to inform other travellers about my experience in this hotel. The rooms look neat and clean but actually they are not. The door mats are very dirty, it seems it has not been changed in decades, the mosquito net and the blanket which was kept in the wardrobe was extremely dirty! But the room sizes are... More

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Siliguri, India
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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Shantiniketan is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum District of West Bengal and about 212 kms north of Kolkata. It is famous due to Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, whose vision became what is now a University town - Visva-Bharati University. The place now attracts thousands of visitors each year. Shantiniketan is also home to Amartya Sen, the 1998... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

1) Hotel are is big and secured 2) FL shop is close 3) Bus stand is very close and good for visiting kenduli 4) rooms are medium but very modern with LCD TV 5) bathrooms are clean 6) No lift 7) Restaurant is very good and not expensive and mostly Bengali food

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

The rustic ambiance of Santiniketan merges well with the WB Govt tourist lodge. The murals on the external walls, the names of the cottages after Tagore's houses... Nice little cottages with a lawn in front and play area at the rear - a slide and a swing for the kids. The deluxe a/c cottage was the only available one during... More

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Address: West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation, Dubrajpur 731204, India
Location: India > West Bengal > Dubrajpur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Santiniketan Tourist Hotel Bolpur

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