The Oberoi Grand Kolkata, affectionately known as the Grande Dame of Calcutta, provides sophisticated accommodations in Chowringhee, the heart of Kolkata, India's commercial district and shopping center. The second largest city in India and one of most populous in the world, Kolkata is India's cultural center, famed for its poetry, music, art and cinema. Local attractions near the Oberoi Grand Kolkata include Victoria Memorial, British Raj's answer to the Taj Mahal; the Maiden, an enormous park often called the lungs of Kolkata; and Kalighat, an important temple to Kali, the goddess from whom Kolkata reportedly takes its name. The Oberoi Grand Kolkata's neo classical faĻ?ade and grand pillared entrance mark a successful fusion of classical and traditional Indian styles. The city's colonial heritage is reflected in the hotel's cool green marble floors, Corinthian columns, balustrades and classical pediments and palms. All 213 guestrooms and suites convey elegance and gracious living, and include modern amenities such as DVD players, Internet access, large work desks, fax machines and satellite television. The hotel's on site restaurant, Baan Thai, provides an authentic taste of Thailand and is widely considered the premier Thai restaurant in Kolkata. Other hotel restaurants include La Terrasse, a French Brasserie style restaurant open daily, and Chowringhee Bar and Tea Lounge, serving a selection of fine wines, beers and spirits. The Oberoi Spa at the Oberoi Grand Kolkata is managed by Banyan Tree and staffed by trained Thai therapists. Services include holistic therapies and treatments, including Ayurvedic, Thai, Balinese, Indian and Hawaiian massages. Other hotel amenities include an outdoor pool with poolside bar, fully equipped fitness center, a 24 hour business center, various meeting rooms and a grand ballroom, secretarial and courier services, and a satellite teleconferencing facility.
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15 Jawaharlal Nehru Road Calcutta, 700 013
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