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“Nice weekend near Kolkata !!!” 5 of 5 stars
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Beside Punyalakshmi Garden, Diamond Harbour 74731, India   |  
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Kolkata, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Nice weekend near Kolkata !!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Its a very nice hotel situated on the banks of Ganges river and its very much perfect for weekend, the hotel area, rooms and services are too good. The food was very much mouth watering, if you do not have time to travel then just come here and take a weekend break from your daily hectic work schedule.

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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rajpura, India
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107 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Flaunting a prime location situated at Diamond Harbour, Kolkata, Hotel Punyalakshmil is the best choice for you and is located around 40 km from the Howrah Railway Station. Come in for its fantastic set of facilities packed with personalized services,most lavishly furnished accommodation options in Diamond Harbour to ensure you have a comfortable and memorable stay during your Diamond Harbour tour.The best part of the hotel are the extremely supportive and receptive staff always willing to help and doing all they can to make your stay comfortable. Their overall services and demeanor added to the pleasures of the family vacation at every step of our stay. The charming restaurant will drive you crazy with its tranquil ambiance and a delectable assortment of food.There is a dazzling swimming pool. Rooms have soft colored ceilings, subdued lighting with pleasing and gratifying ambiance with a striking garden view.There is a well maintained private bathroom in each room with extra towels, complimentary toiletries and shower. Garden side is tranquility in its own. We had a very very very comfortable stay...

Room Tip: Garden side is tranquility in its own.

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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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36 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Spent 25th Dec over here with family. Heard lots of positive things before visiting the property. However, disappointed with my experience over there. On the day they had lunch buffet where they were charging INR 400 + tax. To my surprise they didn't give me any bill. On asking when they are deducting service tax or VAT they have have to provide adequate bill but as usual they had blunt response of not having billing option for lunch buffet. Clearly they are tax evaders. They know that for guests there is no other option.
The lawn is the best part of the hotel. Though its small but has nice view overlooking Ganges. The swimming pool is a waste. Food taste was not that good and doesn't have any value for money.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

We went to diamond harbour to spent a day. We read review of this place and thought we can give it a chance if we like the place. The property is located within 10 min walk from the railway station on the banks of the Ganges. They have 3 seperate buildings, one having Deluxe rooms, One having Cottages and the other one for family suite rooms. we decided to stay in a cottage. All the cottages are having nice and large space with a view of Ganges.
Restaurant is located at the main hotel. Food quality is excellent. Both Bengali and Chinese cuisine we tasted are lovely. They serve Complementary unlimited breakfast with a wide range of food. Food price is quite reasonable.
The whole property is well maintained, neat and clean.
Overall nice stay for 1 night.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Spent a couple of nights. The location is fantastic, just 10 min walk from the old Sagnik Lodge. As far as location is concerned, in my opinion, it is better than any other resort in Raichak and DH. But only for the cottage rooms. The rooms on the main building are not so impressive. The swimming pool is tiny, not practical for a proper swim, more like a huge bathtub. The staff are helpful but they are all local lads and they don't know much about proper hospitality. The rooms are nice so is the food. But one dampener is that they don't serve food outdoors. But we did take our drinks and snacks on the lawn. It is much more fun there. Avoid the Sundays in winter, huge picnic parties arrive in hoards and the hotel puts up monster speakers for their entertainment in the lawn. They are sure to spoil a relaxing Sunday afternoon in the Riverside. We had to bear various bhangra and item songs throughout the afternoon. The resort is small.
Overall it is a nice resort, and gains most points due to its location and food. If they employ proper professionals for the service and a proper pro as the manager they can be a premier getway resort for Kol people.

Room Tip: Only rent rooms in the 1st floor and higher . Ground floor rooms don't make much sense.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

A nice place on the bank of river hoogly/ganga, picturisque location,but approach road from highway vary bad. Poor professionalism so far hospitality is concefned. No welcome drink neither any complementary bed tea even in a socalled delux rooms. Food offcourse quite delecious but quite costly.

Room Tip: Choose a room facing river on the bank of the river
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Kolkata, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The Property is located right on the river bank. You get excellent view of the river from your room/cottages. Two Swimming Pools along with child pool where you can laze around. Beautifully maintained Lawn and Children Play area. Overall you can spend a couple of days peacefully here.
On the other side, Swimming Pool is not maintained and cleaned properly and requires repairs. The depth of the pool not mentioned.
The complimentary buffet breakfast menu was quite disappointing with minimum number of items.
In the end, let me state with the kind of space and infrastructure at it's disposal, the resort can definitely become one of the best hotels in the State.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Beside Punyalakshmi Garden, Diamond Harbour 74731, India
Location: India > West Bengal > Diamond Harbour
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Diamond Harbour
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 51
Also Known As:
Hotel Punyalakshmi Diamond Harbour, West Bengal

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