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“Oasis in Kolkata”
Review of ITC Sonar

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ITC Sonar
Ranked #4 of 221 Hotels in Kolkata (Calcutta)
New Delhiu
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“Oasis in Kolkata”
Reviewed December 6, 2009

The Hotel has a distinctive design. Its got a central garden and pool, and has low rise rooms and a tower floor. The swimming pool is a beutiful open air pool. The rooms are large, and so are the bathrooms, but in comparision to other ITC Hotels the maintenance is a tad lower. The expanse of the hotel completely calms the mind after a long day at work. Like all other ITC Hotels the food at the restaurant is distinct and service impeccable

  • Liked — The pond like structure in the centre of the hotel
  • Disliked — Cleanliness of carpets in the hotel room
  • Stayed August 2007, traveled on business
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Reviewed December 4, 2009

Its the bestt property in Kolkata. Most beautiful hotel. Restaurants are amazing. All cuisines are really good. Pan Asia is the best restauarant in Kolkata

  • Stayed June 2007, traveled on business
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New Delhi
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3 reviews
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Reviewed December 3, 2009

ITC Sonar, Kolkata is an average hotel. I did not get my prefered hotel so, stayed at this hotel. Hotel is overpriced .

Rooms are small (for suite category too) Service quality is Average. Hotel Staff is ok. Pool is not big enough. Restaurants options are less but are fine.Spa is expensive.

Overall I would say this is probably a medicore hotel, not for Business Tycoons / Travellers at all.

  • Liked — nothing such
  • Stayed July 2009, traveled on business
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Thank NewDelhiRajan
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Mumbai
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviewed December 3, 2009

lovely hotel. decor of the hotel is amazing, with tall ceilings, good blend of indo - contemperory look. and the bathrooms rae the ones to treasure!

service quite decent, overall a great place to spend a relaxed business / pleasure trip

didn't dine so can't comment on food ..

Stayed July 2006, traveled on business
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Thank thisisnv
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2009

Chose the ITC Sonar because it was a part of the Luxury Collection of the Sheraton. Unfortunately, the Standard rooms were a disaster after coming from the Luxury collection hotel Laguna in Bali. Definitely, the hotel does not rate a place in the Luxury collection. The standard rooms were terrible so much so that we wanted to change hotels at midnight. However, the excellent attention from the hotel staff changed our thinking. We were upgraded to a beautiful room which even had a massage chair. The Manager was most attentive.The breakfast was the best I had ever had in any luxury hotel. The service and attention impeccable

I think it is misleading when they give rates for their different category rooms. As a travel manager of 30 years standing, even I was misled It is important to chose right category as the differences are indeed amazing

  • Liked — spa and breakfast
  • Disliked — standard rooms
  • Stayed September 2009, traveled on business
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Thank rini47
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GURGAON
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Reviewed December 3, 2009

I really loved this hotel. Rooms are excellent with all business facilities , overall layout is very nice . Spa was great . olympic size swiming pool , you just can't ask for more

  • Liked — Overall ambiance
  • Disliked — price !
  • Stayed July 2008, traveled on business
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Oxford
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Reviewed November 9, 2009

Obviously a business hotel judging by the decor. We were forced to spend the first night of our holiday here due to protests in the city centre that prevented us from reaching our previously booked hotel. Hot and tired after a long journey and two hours stuck in traffic, the comfort and luxury of this 5 star hotel was welcome. The price was not. Very expensive but we were past caring at that point. There is a reasonably priced restaurant inside the hotel offering a fixed price buffet and a wide selection of food on offer for breakfast. In the end it was worth treating ourselves for the night. It's also not that far from the airport so is a good choice for catching your flight if you're feeling rich.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about ITC Sonar

Property: ITC Sonar
Address: Haldane Avenue, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700046, India
Location: India > West Bengal > Kolkata District > Kolkata (Calcutta)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Kolkata (Calcutta)
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kolkata (Calcutta)
#2 Business Hotel in Kolkata (Calcutta)
#3 Luxury Hotel in Kolkata (Calcutta)
#4 Spa Hotel in Kolkata (Calcutta)
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — ITC Sonar 5*
Number of rooms: 238
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Also Known As:
Itc Sonar Hotel Kolkata (Calcutta)
Itc Hotel Kolkata
ITC Sonar India/Kolkata (Calcutta), Asia

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