This was my first trip to India and so I was a little apprehensive about the Best Inn given the fantastic price, but it was super! It was about thirty minutes from the airport and cost us about £3.50 in a prepaid taxi that we booked at the airport. We printed out a map of the hotel location from the Best Inn website which proved useful.
The room was spacious and well maintained. The bathroom and bed linen were very clean and there was plenty of storage space. Our room also had a goodly sized TV with lots of channels to choose from.
The manager and other hotel staff were superb: really obliging.
We enjoyed a modest, but very acceptable breakfast in our room every morning (delicious eggs). This made for a really relaxing start to the day. And, we could order a coffee from room service any time (30 p!!).
We took advantage of the very reasonably priced laundry service too and all of our clothes were returned to us promptly and nice and clean - what a boon!
We booked our room months in advance but all the adminitration of our stay was dealt with efficiently on arrival and filling in the huge, hotel ledger with its fawn marble edged pages was very quaint!
If the large units in our room had been given a good ol' dust, would have given this 5 stars.
What a fantastic find: splendid service, comfortable stay, fantastic value. Would definitely return
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A beautiful boutique Guesthouse located at a short walk from Rabindra Sadan Metro Station, Victoria Memorial Gardens, Saint Paul's Cathedral, Forum Shopping Mall, Homeland Mall, Inox Cinema Multiplex, Race Course, & most Corporate Offices on Lansdowne Rd, Elgin Rd, Chowringhee Rd, Shakespeare Sarani, Camac Street, Jawaharlal nehru Rd., AJC Bose Rd. etc. Park Street can be reached via a Taxi or the Metro in about ten minutes from The Best Inn. Mother's House can be reached via a Taxi in about ten minutes. All rooms at The Best Inn have modern furniture, air-conditioning, flat screen TV (cable), internet connectivity, telephone, hot & cold water in attached bathrooms, mini fridge (in Deluxe King Room only). ... more less
- Also Known As:
- The Best Hotel Kolkata (Calcutta)
- The Best Inn Kolkata (Calcutta), India - West Bengal