Taj Hotel Calcutta
Taj Bengal, one of Kolkatas landmarks, is a lavish stone and marble atrium that stands apart with its elegant facade, modern architecture and classic interiors. This 5-star hotel is a striking abode with its genuine antiques and priceless art. It not only promises an exhilarating stay to the travelers, but makes sure that they go home with best ever experience.
The hotel is situated at Alipore, downtown Kolkata, it is in proximity to the citys commercial centre and Government offices. Located in the city's greenest precinct, it is within walking distance of the Victoria Memorial, Royal Calcutta Race Course, Horticulture Gardens, National Library and the Zoological Gardens; thus ensconced by flora and foliage which is teemed with birdlife. The airport is 60 minutes away and the railway station is 20 minutes away, adding more convenience to the location of the hotel.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport: Approx. 25km
Howrah Railway Station: Approx. 11 km
Swimming pool, Wellness Centre, the clock fitness centre, Taj Salon - Beauty parlour &barbershop, travel desk, car rental, pastry shop, souvenir shop, currency exchange, doctor-on-call, babysitting, 24-hour business centre, secretarial service, international journals, video conferencing, laundry, 24-hour room, interpreter on request, concierge services, Taj shop are available.The hotel also offers Golf, Equestrian, Tennis, Walks of Kolkata, Guided City Tour, Trips to Shantiniketan, Vishnupur and Sunderbans. Taj Bengal has 6 indoor and outdoor function spaces with capacities ranging from 15 to 500 guests in theatre style seating. The maximum banqueting capacity of the hotel for one event is 1500. The hotel is also equipped to handle catering outside, in the vicinity of the hotel. The business centre has a 6 seat meeting room all with two boardrooms of capacities 10 and 20. A wide variety of cuisines are available for service during all meal times. Restaurants & Bars are as follows:
The Hub: An all-day dining serving international food with an accent on Italian cuisine. Pizzas, pastas, panninies and focaccia are those which stand out amidst an array of delectable dishes.
Chinoiserie: Specialty Oriental restaurant serving authentic Cantonese and Schezuan delicacies. Peking duck and scallops are the signature delicacies.
Sonargaon: Specialty Indian cuisine restaurant offering delicacies from regions of North-West India, the Punjab and Bengal. Cobbled floors, mud walls, a quaint well, show kitchen and traditional Indian music offer an authentic ambience for rich and flavourful Indian cuisine. The fish selection and pathar gosht are house specialities.
Souk: Souk brings a slice of Eastern Mediterranean in a contemporary setting now at Taj Bengal. The restaurant is chic and minimalist in dcor and offers culinary treasures ranging from Moroccan, Greek, Turkish, preparations to Egyptian and Arabic specialties. Special occasions can be celebrated at the romantic Casablanca Room and casual dining could be savored with some buzz of the theatre kitchen.
The Promenade Lounge: The lounge offers a fine collection of teas, coffees and entrees. Guests can enjoy the English High Tea while appreciating classy art on display.
Grill By The Pool: Guests can enjoy Alfresco dining by the poolside serving contemporary European and Indian grills in the company of a cool breeze and unrivaled atmosphere.
Junction Bar: Known for its collection of rare whiskeys, premium vodkas and martinis, this trendy bar with a railway junction theme has live music and serves a variety of spirits and beverages.
The spectacular rooms leave a lasting impression with its opulent interiors, handpicked paintings and colonial heritage. Taj Bengal offers many room categories to choose from and all these rooms come well fitted with ultra modern amenities for ultimate comfort. For instance Taj Club Rooms, Located on the 5th floor, these rooms are spacious with a sitting area overlooking the beautiful green precincts of the city or the monumental Howrah Bridge. They provide an access to the exclusive Taj Club Lounge providing breakfast, all day tea and coffee service, evening cocktails and international journals. Taj Club rooms also offer butler service and a complimentary airport pick up. Guests have the option of using the well-equipped meeting room overlooking iconic sights of the city, complimentary for up to 2 hours per stay.
Taj Bengal Hotel Amenities
Hotel provides Laptop computers, Mobile Phones and Dictaphones and Care Hire service, Secretarial Services, Courier service, Translation / Interpretive services, Postal / Parcel service, Personal trainer available, Yoga, Fitness Centre, spa, Astrologer, Postal / Parcel Services, Airport and railway transfers, Currency Exchange and video facilities on request. It has Meetings & Conferences halls which can accommodate upto 1000 pax.