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Chanakya BNR Hotel Ranchi

Station Road, Ranchi 834001, India
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Chanakya BNR Hotel Ranchi
Ranked #1 of 22 hotels in Ranchi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rajasthan, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had been in Chanakya BNR Hotel Ranchi for three days recently with the family. The entire premises are absolutely perfect - worthy of Chanakya Tag. The lawns are incredible and the rooms are very good. It would be hard to imagine a classier place than this in Bihar & Jharkhand. The service is immaculate in all respects. The facilities... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel campus is huge and the heritage structure still maintained takes you to older days. The old section mostly houses the banquet and restaurants. Rooms are in the new blocks and I did not get any view during my stay. The rooms are spacious, however, bathrooms are crampy. The location just outside the station has advantages but the stench... More

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kolkata
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I had been to Ranchi many times and stayed at various hotels including Chanakya. Chanakya is exactly opposite to the railway station. Spacious property. Rooms were really good, neat and clean but require renovation. Staff was very cordial and the service was also good. Specially the food was outstanding . Definitely I will recommend this hotel.

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SudhirMisra, General Manager at Chanakya BNR Hotel Ranchi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaste! Thank you very much for choosing to stay with Chanakya BNR Hotel - Ranchi. We really appreciate you taking time out to write such kind words. Chanakya BNR Hotel has withstood 3 years of extensive restoration and renovation which is a labor of love and hard-work. Its heart-warming to be appreciated and recognized for the legacy.The Chanakya... More

Gurgaon, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The property is awesome with an old world charm around it. I used to stay very frequently here in 2010-11. After that I shifted to Ranchi and go to the bar and restaurant very often. The food is probably the best after Capitol Residency, another Hotel in Ranchi. Service of the staff is very poor. They take a long time... More

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SudhirMisra, General Manager at Chanakya BNR Hotel Ranchi, responded to this review

Dear TripAdvisor Member, Thank you very much for choosing Chanakya BNR Hotel- Ranchi. We appreciate you taking time out and sharing your review on TripAdvisor. Your valuable feedback is of utmost important to us. Please accept my sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused to you during the service. Your feedback has helped us in assessing our procedures. Me and my... More

Pune, India
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Stayed there for 3 days, nice location. Very near to railway station and near to airport. Stay was comfortable and will like to revisit. Food was OK, Staff is friendly. Room Quality was better than expected. Very few Hotels are having this much big open space.

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SudhirMisra, General Manager at Chanakya BNR Hotel Ranchi, responded to this review

Dear TripAdvisor Member, It was a pleasure to have you stay at Chanakya BNR Hotel Ranchi. Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review on TripAdvisor. Our endeavor is to offer excellent accommodation, food and prompt service to all our guests.I am glad to know that our room has exceed your expectation. My team and I... More

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

exactly opposite the railway station...extermely spacious... houses a swimming pool.... extremely nice food service in the restaurants... super quality rooms... hv never stayed in any other hotel in ranchi excepting this. that itself says how good it is. evrery penny worth.

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SudhirMisra, General Manager at Chanakya BNR Hotel Ranchi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am privileged to be working with a team of highly motivated and committed individuals who have consistently made me proud by looking after our guests so well. The team will be thrilled to receive your heart warming appreciation of their efforts. It means a lot and is certainly their biggest motivation. I am sure that we have... More

kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Whenever I travel to Ranchi, I prefer staying here..very conveniently located just opposite to the railway stn..The rooms are nice and comfortable...the food is top notch...you have a wide range of menu to choose from....hotel staff are courteous and very professional...the hotel is quite spacious in the inside...in winters u can enjoy your cuppa in the open lawn near Samrat-the... More

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SudhirMisra, Resident Manager at Chanakya BNR Hotel Ranchi, responded to this review

Dear TripAdvisor Member, It was a pleasure to have you stay at Hotel Chanakya, Ranchi. Thank you very much for taking the time to write this wonderful review on TripAdvisor. Our team is trained to anticipate guest needs and exceed expectations. My team and I feel privileged that you have considered writing this review. Thank you for your patronage of... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The rooms in the new wing are good. Clean and fairly spacious. The bathroom cleanliness could have been better - it was not spotless. The room service and service overall was very quick and efficient. The food was typically "Indian" and was what a city like Ranchi would give. But good food I must add. Best of all is the... More

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SudhirMisra, Resident Manager at Chanakya BNR Hotel Ranchi, responded to this review

Dear TripAdvisor Member, It was a pleasure to have you stay at Chanakya BNR Hotel, Ranchi recently. Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Chanakya BNR Hotel is referred to as the “Legend of British Time” which depicts old world charm and British architecture. This property was made by British Government hundred years ago so this... More

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I am a regular traveller. BNR Chanakya is my first prefence. It is really good in this category. Services are good. It is very much specios with lot of open space. We can say it's really value for money. For family vacation also one can select this hotel.

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SudhirMisra, Resident Manager at Chanakya BNR Hotel Ranchi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking out time to review us on TripAdvisor and for posting your compliments. We are happy to note that you liked our room and facilities. Your words of appreciation shall go a long way to motivate us to continue to deliver a high level of service to our valued guests. Look forward to welcoming you... More

New Delhi, Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Good facility located opposite to railway station. Different functions and celebration are going on and make it live. Front desk staffs are cooperative and staff in restaurant are also very attentive.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the service of the hotel and location . Our staff is specially trained to anticipate guest needs in order to ensure a memorable stay with us. It is my pleasure to convey your... More

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Additional Information about Chanakya BNR Hotel Ranchi

Address: Station Road, Ranchi 834001, India
Location: India > Jharkhand > Ranchi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chanakya BNR in RanchiThe 92-year-old hotel, located near Ranchi railway station, is four-star hotel and is approved by Hotel & Restaurant Approval and Classification Committee (HRACC) of the Union ministry of tourism.Earlier known as Bengal Nagpur Railway (BNR) Hotel, the hospitality address was taken over by Chanakya chain of hotels in 2007 and eventually came to be known as Chanakya BNR Hotel, Ranchi. In 2009, a major renovation project was taken up with the objective of providing the best facilities to guests.Spread over five and half acres, the hotel has 93 deluxe, executive rooms and suites and conference and reception halls by the names Darbar, Utsav, Vatika, Upwan and an executive lounge. The multi-cuisine restaurant Samrat and Mehfil bar take care of the sip and bite section while the newly opened Oriental Kitchen offers Chinese cuisine along with the best dining facilities.There is also a heritage wing, which boasts 19 British-style rooms with huge verandahs and reclining chairs for guests. It also provides facilities like a fitness center, swimming pool, travel agents, car rental and parking space for over 125 vehicles. ... more   less 
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