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Owl's Nest: Penthouse in Heritage Kolkata; Metro 5 mins

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Private Room
The room is a cozy rooftop aircon cabin with an attached bath amid lush greenery .We will be surprised if you find any other place to match this design & view in Kolkata .We are located in core Calcutta - in the Oldest part of the city , just 5 mins walk from a Metro station. We have hosted more than 300+ guests from 30 countries over the last 3 years and they have experienced an unique Kolkata from our home of five generations. We warmly welcome all travelers to enjoy & experience Kolkata as a city with a big heart . You have 100% privacy yet be One with Nature ; all this but 5 minutes walk from a Metro , close to Heritage spots , & 30 mins from the Airport. The upper level of the room houses the bed & the lower , a storage space, writing table & washroom.. Here are some excerpts fr...The room is a cozy rooftop aircon cabin with an attached bath amid lush greenery .We will be surprised if you find any other place to match this design & view in Kolkata .We are located in core Calcutta - in the Oldest part of the city , just 5 mins walk from a Metro station. We have hosted more than 300+ guests from 30 countries over the last 3 years and they have experienced an unique Kolkata from our home of five generations. We warmly welcome all travelers to enjoy & experience Kolkata as a city with a big heart . You have 100% privacy yet be One with Nature ; all this but 5 minutes walk from a Metro , close to Heritage spots , & 30 mins from the Airport. The upper level of the room houses the bed & the lower , a storage space, writing table & washroom.. Here are some excerpts from what our guests have to say: -Incredible! Best accomodation in Kolkata! If you like beautiful views, gorgeous refreshing rooms, plants and a friendly host this is THE place for you! Meant to stay for one night and instead stayed for as many days as I could until the date was already booked! Honestly In love with the roof top room-Abbey ,Swz -absolutely stunning! Mesmerising views -Guru,Aus No words can describe how beautiful this place is.-Lucas,Ger .a gem. .a lovely terrace full of flowers, great unobstructed views enjoy sunrise with a cup of tea. location is fabulous in Old Kolkata-Sandie-Aus You will be provided directions to all important places in Kolkata to assist your movement.We strive to provide a complete Kolkata Experience to our Guests in both listings.But the experience at the Owls Nest is bound to be a little different, being cradled in nature in the Oldest part of the City. PS: There is no elevator like all buildings of the period More
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About the Owner
Tathagata C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:60%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:November 2017
Interaction with guests
We love interacting with the guests and helping with any advice when required but of course we respect your privacy.
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Reviewed 12 August 2019

For all of you wanting to explore Kolkata and interested in getting a taste of its history and culture, this is the perfect place to be. Tathagata and his family have a beautiful house in Shyambazar, which is an old neighborhood in North Kolkata. The...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Samarpita B
Reviewed 8 May 2019

The owls nest is a very stylishly designed and thoughtfully planned, with proper A/C and a shower that beats a few holiday inn hotels in England , these are a must in Kolkata , with a beautiful roof top terrace over looking a park !!...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank sabrina r
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We loved this place! Tathagata and his family were welcoming, friendly and extremely helpful, and the apartment was a perfect cosy base in an excellent location from which to explore the city. WiFi in the room, lovely decoration and great tips from our hosts were...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Betty B
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Good location in a quiet area with just a few minuters walk to the metro, which gives easy access to central Kolkata. The rooms är nice and tidy and the room on the roof has great views and a lot och character. For me it...More

Date of stay: January 2018
1  Thank HatiHatiDua
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: No
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Ceiling Fans
Balcony
Linens Provided
Playground
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Terrace
Swingset
Patio
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Would you recommend this rental to someone looking for an "authentic" experience?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
This is a 300 year old Residential area where the city originated ( look up Shyambazar in Wikipedia) Walk the famous alleyways around us and relax in the serene terrace with the vast expanse of the Park in front of us .It is a GREEN spot of the city yet we are a 5 minute walk from the Main square and a subway stop which takes you to the Central Business District in 10 minutes. Take a small walk to the river to get the Circular Railway which is a Railway line along the River through the oldest parts of the City. You can also take a River Ferry from here . The Tramcar which is still existing in Kolkata.; you can reach the tram terminus in 5 minutes from the house and it is where the first horse drawn tram car started in Kokata in 1864.
Getting around
All Stations and the Airport are reachable in 30mins from the house Kolkata Station 5 minutes Heritage sites around the house are plenty. Kumartuli 1 km Ganges 1 km. Jain Temples 1 km on each side Home of Rabindra Nath Tagore and Swami Vivekananda 2 Kms. Marble Palace 2Kms Flower Market 3 Kms. Dakshineswar Kali Temple 4kms Other Tourist Attractions. Victoria Memorial, Indian Museum 15 mins by Metro.
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