Lalit Great Eastern Hotel

The Lalit Great Eastern is a heritage hotel located in the heart of Kolkata's shopping district. Recently restored over a period of seven years, this luxury hotel holds the distinction of being the longest continuously operating hotel (165 years) in India. Built in 1841 as the Auckland Hotel, it has been referred to as the ‘Jewel of the East’ and the ‘Best Hotel East of the Suez’, and over the years has played host to royalty and celebrities alike. The hotel's architecture reflects the styles from three different eras – Victorian, Edwardian and Contemporary. Its 195 rooms & suites are aesthetically designed and come with a private bathroom and all modern amenities. There are a variety of different restaurants & bars catering to the whims of every guest. Other facilities include a spa, a gym, a salon and an outdoor pool, perfect for a post sightseeing dip.

  • Style: Luxury
  • Location: Kolkata
  • No. of Rooms: 215
  • Key Features: Choice of Restaurants, Tea Lounge, Bakery Cafe, Spa, Gym, Swimming Pool

Our Opinion

An historic hotel which retains atmosphere despite a thoroughly modern overhaul. 

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