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Top 10 Luxurious Kolkata Hotels

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Kolkata hotels are one of the finest and luxurious in India. Kolkata being one of the popular heritage sites of the country has visitors flocking its hot spots all through the year. No wonder the tourists get a wide variety of these exotic Kolkata hotels to choose from making their travel experience more enriching and worthwhile!

Taj Bengal

Experience the most gratifying luxury in the laps of Bengal! Taj Bengal will transform your vacation into a fantastic memoir!

This 5 star hotel is decked up with all the opulence and facilities of a premium hotel- a 24 hrs. gym, free parking, an outdoor pool and spa and 6 restaurants. The fully air-conditioned rooms are plush with classic style interiors with furnishings embedded in rich tapestry.

It features an exotic dining area with a fiesta of traditional and continental cuisinesserved at the Sonargaon, Souk and Chinoiserie.

Guests can even unwind off to a relaxation therapy at the Taj spa and salon after a hectic schedule. You can even get a sip of some of the freshly brewed international coffees at The Coffee shop. The hotel also boasts of an award winning bar called The Junction.

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Luxury has a new name and has found a new destination at Swissotel Kolkata. Located around 5 kms from the airport Swissotel is the pulse of all the foreign visitors who come here on business trips or staycations. Pamper yourself in one of its 10 exotic suites with open terrace and an award winning roof-top sky lounge with a panoramic view of this heritage city. This 5 star hotel also features three restaurants and night club with a resident DJ to jazz up your soiree!

Lalit Great Eastern

The Lalit Great Eastern is not only finest Kolkata hotels, but Asia’s first landmark hotel located in the buzzing mainstream Kolkata. Originally built as the Auckland hotel in 1841, this heritage hotel holds the distinction of a 5 star hotel for 165 years on the run. Also referred to as the “Jewel of the East”, Lalit Great Eastern radiates the charm of three different eras-the Victorian, Edwardian and the Colonial. This colonial hotel offers you the plushest interiors with spic and span arrangements. It features 195 luxurious rooms, 5 restaurants, banquet hall, and a gym with aqua bed, salon and an outdoor pool to relax!


Located at a prime location in Kolkata, The Novotel is eastern India’s largest 5 star hotel. With it’s perfectly placed location close to the Axis mall, it is one of the jewels in the crown JW of the smart city Newtown, Kolkata. It has a sprawling 30000 ft. of banquet space, a well-equipped gym, a Pan-Asian restaurant, an all-day diner, two bars, a spa center, a cascading outdoor pool, as quintessential chill out zone. It’s also close to some important commercial building like the DLF, Ecospace, Technopolis and prime tourist spots like the Nazrul Tirtha, the Wax museum and the Rabindra Tirtha.

ITC Sonar

Another luxurious Kolkata hotels! One of the supreme gems from the ITC group of hotels, ITC Sonar Kolkata impeccably captures the ethos of Bengal in juxtaposition with the contemporary style of interiors. This 5 star luxury hotel is 15 minutes en route from the airport and nestled amidst distinct greenery, waters and sunshine. ITC Sonar celebrates the rich heritage of Bengal, displayed by the statuettes lining the serene corridors and elaborate water bodies implanted with beautiful lilies, going back to the golden history of the Pala dynasty.The louvered screens give you a panoramic view from the hotel which complement the minimalist interiors of the hotel creating a perfect leisure experience.

Vedic Village Spa Resort

The Vedic village spa resort perfectly blends the rustic elements of rural Bengal with the bountiful urban fragments exemplar of world class luxury. Nestled in the laps of nature, this uniquely themed getaway, is just 20 minutes away from the international airport. Sprawling over 150 acres of land this resort is teeming with lush green farmlands, sparkling lakes, coconut groves and a host of migratory birds, squirrels, butterflies and rare plant species. Accompanied by a wellness spa center, banquet facility, leisure sports arena and a delectable authentic Bengali food, Vedic village is truly an idyllic healing destination you can crave for!

The Oberoi Grand

The Oberoi Grand of Kolkata stands tall, among the bustling markets and prominent landmarks of the city. Oberoi Grand was the first luxury Kolkata hotels founded by Rai Bahadur M.S Oberoi founder of Oberoi group. Spread out over an area of 125 square metres, the grandeur of this luxury hotel is segregated into four classes- The Presidential suite, luxury, deluxe and classic suites. The rooms are upholstered with colonial style décor, plush with wall to wall carpets. The Oberoi spa center is an asset to the visitors, which branches off a colonial style lit corridor, overlooking an outdoor pool and a verdant garden vista.

Oberoi Grand remains a cut above the other luxury Kolkata hotels due to its fine dining cuisine offering authentic Thai food at Baan Thai and continental food at Three Sixty Three. Also get a taste of some fine malts, curated cocktails and exotic wines in one of its chic bars.

Hyatt Regency Kolkata

The Hyatt Regency is a luxury 5 star hotel located in the Salt Lake City of Kolkata. The hotel is settled in the cozy comforts of the city, in vicinity of the international airport and the prime locales of the city. It features a 24X7 service by a concierge, a spa with gymnasium, tennis courts and banquet facility for festivities. It also provides pick and drop service for sight-seeing and other purposes.

The hotel offers an exquisite dining experience in three of its restaurants called La China, Guchhi and Waterside Café, serving scrumptious continental delicacies!

JW Marriott Kolkata

Known as the hallmarks of all the luxury Kolkata hotels, the JW Marriott exemplifies sophisticated elegance! Towering over the JBS Haldane avenue the Marriott, lies equidistant between the airport and the central business district, making it a perfect destination to halt. This 5 star hotel boasts of a 30000 sq ft. event space 281 rooms and suites fostered with plush interiors. It also offers a fine dining experience with international cuisine.

The most unique feature of this hotel is the elegant bridal room to groom and dress up before the big day! The starlit infinity pool, the holistic spa retreat and the fitness club are some of the main fixations of this luxury hotel.

The Park

Putting up with the crème de la crème of luxury, the Park hotel Kolkata is one hot destination for visitors, round the year. Favored as an authentic business and leisure destination, The Park features an ebullient interior crossing all the conventional barricades of architectural distinction.

One can indulge in a wide selection of wining and dining experience the Park has to offer!The sprawling banquet halls, the luxury day spa, Aura, the state-of-the-art gymnasium, beauty salon, soothing sauna and steam chambers, poolside juice bar and an outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi wind up your refreshing stay at the grand Park!

(c) Puloma Banerjee

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