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The Oberoi Grand
Why we like it
- Historical property located in the heart of Kolkata and just steps from bustling markets
- Colonial architecture throughout
- Spacious rooms with choice of city or garden view
- Wonderful swimming pool and spa facilities
Exclusive to A&K clients
- Traditional aarti and tikka welcome
- Complimentary yoga session
- One complimentary dinner during a minimum three night stay
- Complimentary 30 minute spa treatment when staying a minimum of six nights at any Oberoi Resort
*Terms and conditions apply, speak to a travel consultant for more information
The intention of the India trip was to catch-up with some rest and to see some of the more beautiful sights. Some travelling with lots of rest in-between. The itinerary perfectly matched our needs!! A big thanks for putting it together and with little input getting the balance right.
- GM, Essex
Dating back to the 1880s, The Oberoi Grand, was known as the 'Grand Dame' of Kolkata. Throughout the property the colonial influences remain with chandeliers illuminating the ornate corridors and British-style street lamps around the swimming pool. Its central gardens in colonial times would be transformed into a dance floor or ice rink during the lavish parties that were held here. From the rooms there is a choice of looking out onto Kolkta's bustling markets or into the tranquil gardens. After a busy day sightseeing, relax in the Chowringhee Bar where jazz is still played as it has done for centuries.
Best time to be there
From October to March the weather is refreshingly cool with minimal rainfall in most places. India's main festivals also take place during this time, such as the Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan, the Republic Day of India and Holi, the festival of colours.
8 hours 20 minutes non-stop
GMT +5 1/2 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area
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