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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1.worst hotel 2.horrible way of receiving the guest. 3.The way of behaving with the guest is very cheap & worst 4.Doesn't know the proper way to talk 5.the rooms were filthy and dirty. 6.worst experience of my life.

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Thank Purvali P
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Reviewed August 25, 2016

This was the first hotel in India for me, but it was humid and dirty, the room was not even cheap compared to other locations I stayed at later on during my trip. Take a look at my photos. Just stay here if you need to catch a early train - but I would recommend to sleep in the trainstation... More 

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Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I booked the hotel in January of 2002, and was shocked to see that inflation had caused the price to rise to almost twice as much as it was when I booked it. This was really unfortunate as I was hoping for an enjoyable time that I had waited over a decade for. But overall the rest of the hotel... More 

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Reviewed August 21, 2016

I stay here very often with my husband whenever I went to kolkata for any reason. Its a mid range hotel . The most important thing is that the hotel is in walking distance from Howrah station. Thats why, you can catch a train at early morning or late night. the hotel is very safe and secure. Rooms are big... More 

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Pune, India
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Reviewed April 20, 2016

No Doubt, you will be surprised to see all the movie connections (Yuva) to this hotel, walking distance from the howrah station, but certainly will not attract you with its cleaniness. budget hotel & surely could have been better.

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1 Thank Debasis1409
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Reviewed March 6, 2016

I stayed one night for the proximity with the Howrah station as I had to take a train in the morning, The staff is rude, the rooms smells terrible, dirty and uncomfortable. I almost get divorce for taking my wife to such terrible place.

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1 Thank PacoYes67
Indore, India
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Reviewed January 29, 2016

We stayed there for 2 Nights . it was good budget hotel. Room was average . this hotel is very old in architecture . this hotel is very close to Howrah Railway station. The person at reception guided us the tourist spot in kolkata. this hotel is not for those who is seeking luxury hotel.

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Thank Jaiprakash P
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed January 24, 2016

We were 6 friends who had a stopover in Kolkata for the onward journey to Mumbai. We checked-in in this so called Howrah Hotel for only 4-5 hours. The Rooms here looks like it has not been cleaned for many years. The Railway Toilets are far more clean than the Hotel Toilets. When u enter the reception u can see... More 

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1 Thank Maju786
Bhilai, India
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Reviewed August 28, 2015

I don't want to tell anything about this hotel,here all are opposite to the hospitality of hotels.staffs are rude, reception persons are feel they are seating in collectorate office and there are so many bad things.I dont have words ,just want to forget the exeperience.only good thing is that it is nearest hotel from railway station.

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1 Thank sushant19
Kanpur, India
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Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is Probably the worst hotel i have stayed yet in, and i have stayed in quiet a few hotels all over India. The staff at reception is as rude as it can get. There is no bargain, they have 24 hour check-in and check-out and they are not even ready to give 5 min. grace period, it you checkin... More 

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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Howrah Hotel

Address: 1,Mukhram Kanoria Road, | Near Howrah Railway Station, Howrah, Kolkata (Calcutta) 711101, India
Location: India > West Bengal > Kolkata (Calcutta)
Price Range: $4 - $22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 500
Also Known As:
The Howrah Hotel India/Kolkata (Calcutta), Asia
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“do not opt for top floors in summer season”
 of 5 bubbles Debasis1409, Apr 20, 2016 | Read review
“Better to sleep under the bridge”
 of 5 bubbles PacoYes67, Mar 6, 2016 | Read review
“worst rooms with a small window near the roof like we are trap in jail”
 of 5 bubbles Maju786, Jan 24, 2016 | Read review
“dont choose any time this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles sushant19, Aug 28, 2015 | Read review
“No resturant here.”
 of 5 bubbles Honeyduke2014, Mar 11, 2014 | Read review
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