If you have visited the City of Joy and not seen the Oberoi Hotel (or Grand Hotel) as it is called, you may have missed an important landmark of the city. Standing grandly (as the name suggests) on the heart of the city, the Oberoi Grand is one of the oldest and prominent star rated hotels of Kolkata (and the country). The lavish interiors are matched with the pristine white of the exterioir. There are various categories of rooms available. They still have some of the traditional heritage of the city around the hotel in different areas. The ball room and its chandelier is huge. The restaurants in the hotel provide cuisine from across the world and their bakery is out of this world. With a mix of modern and tradition it is one of the best hotels that you can stay in the city.
And yes, dont miss to visit the antique shop attached to the hotel. You can spend hours browsiing the curios in there.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Oberoi Grand, fondly referred as the 'Grande Dame of Chowringhee' offers the ultimate classical residence in the City of Joy. This heritage hotel’s neo-classical facade and grand pillared entrance mark a successful fusion of classical Victorian and traditional Indian style and reflect the city’s colonial history.Standing stately for over 125 years, The Oberoi Grand combines classic architecture and charm with state of the art amenities and facilities, offering guests an oasis of tranquility amidst the bustling city.The hotel features elegantly appointed rooms, equipped with all modern facilities blending uniquely with the colonial architecture.The hotel is located in the main business and shopping district of Kolkata (Park Street, BBD Bag, and Chowringhee) and is in walking distance from most corporate and government offices. It is also conveniently located close to major convention centers, legislative offices, banks, Consulates, Deputy High Commissions, Chambers of Commerce and clubs. This ideal location makes the hotel a perfect base for the business and the leisure traveler.The dining options at the hotel provide a great opportunity to savor cuisines from around the globe. Recreational facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and a full service Oberoi Spa.The city centre location makes the hotel an ideal conference and meetings venue. The options vary from a spectacular ballroom for large conferences and smaller meeting rooms for business gatherings and seminars. A 24 hour business centre fully equipped with modern facilities includes a meeting room along with secretarial services. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Oberoi Grand Hotel Kolkata (Calcutta)
- Oberoi Grand Kolkata
- Oberoi Grand Hotel
- The Oberoi Grand India/Kolkata (Calcutta), Asia