Kolkata – The Oberoi Grand

The grand Taj Bengal is located in the exclusive, affluent suburb of Alipore, with Kolkata landmarks including the Victoria Memorial, Zoological Gardens, Howrah Bridge and National Library all within easy striking distance. Designed by the legendary American architect Bob Fox, this five-star hotel is a brilliant combination of traditional accents and contemporary amenity.

The 229 lavish rooms and suites are havens of peace and quiet, with spectacular views over the iconic Kolkata city sites. Expect all the hallmarks of a Taj luxury hotel, including plush bathrobes, pillow menus and daily turndown service. Taj Club rooms also come with access to a dedicated lounge and personalised butler service.

Facilities at the Taj Bengal, Kolkata include a day spa, large outdoor pool and 24-hour gym. Dining options are plentiful, with international, Chinese, Middle Eastern cuisines all represented. There is also a railway-themed bar, a French patisserie and a poolside grill. If you enjoy a classic English high tea, don’t miss the generous mouth-watering spread at the Promenade Lounge.


How to get to Taj Bengal, Kolkata

The Taj Bengal, Kolkata is located on leafy Belvedere Road in Alipore, 20km from the airport.

Taj Bengal, Kolkata Highlights

  • An opulent five-star hotel located in one of Kolkata’s most exclusive suburbs
  • Close to an array of landmarks including the Victoria Memorial and National Library
  • Beautifully designed by renowned US-based architect Bob Fox
  • Signature Taj luxury and hospitality
  • Peaceful, quiet rooms in the heart of a bustling metropolis

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Varanasi, Kolkata and the Ganges Overview

Why Varanasi, Kolkata & The Ganges: The Ganges River and historic cities like Varanasi lie at the heart of Hindu religion and culture. Explore the temples, laneways, markets, riverbanks and ghats, which offer a fascinating glimpse into ancient living history.

When to Go: October to March is the best time to visit when the days are drier and clearer, and temperatures mild.

Combine With: The Golden Triangle comprised of Delhi, Agra (Taj Mahal) and Jaipur (Rajasthan), Khajuraho or the tiger parks of Bandhavgarh and Kanha.

Getting There: Varanasi and Kolkata can be reached by air, train or road.

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