The Oberoi Grand15, Jawaharlal Nehru Road
Set in a palatial building dating back to the mid-19th century
Baan Thai: an award-winning Thai restaurant
Guided city tours & heritage walks on request
A grand lobby featuring a century-old handmade wooden piano
Location: Situated in the heart of Kolkata, the Oberoi Grand is a famous Colonial-era building, a short 10 to 15-minute drive from thelandmarks Victoria Memorial and Eden Gardens. Right next door to Esplanade Metro Station and Park Street, the heritage hotel gives guests an unmatched locale coupled with an exquisite, old-world charm. Dating back to the 1880s, it has hosted Heads of State and world dignitaries.
Room Amenities: The hotel has rooms across four categories and suites of five categories, each offering guests either a view of Kolkata's bustling markets, or the hotel's garden and swimming pool. Colonial style prints adorn the upholstery in every room, which are equipped with a bathtub and pressure shower, apart from LCD TV, safe, multi-device Wi-Fi, air-conditioning and tea/coffee maker.
Hotel Facilities: Guests may opt for signature Experiences designed to maximise one's visit. From Spice Route, a culinary journey, to European Walk, a tour of famous Kolkata sights such as Writers Building and Governors House, or a visit to the old city - there is plenty to choose from. Business guests can avail airport transfers (surcharge) and Wi-Fi. The hotel's famous ballroom and conference centres host meetings, banquets or receptions. Spa, beauty care services and a gym are also available.
Dining: Baan Thai is an award-winning all day restaurant for Asian cuisine, while La Terrasse offers multi-cuisine in a French-style bistro. For a colonial bar experience with live Jazz music in the evening, head to Chowringhee Bar. A step outside brings up several other dining options: Zaranj, a Chinese restaurant, is 2 min away; while a short metro ride leads one to Amber Restaurant.