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Calcutta has a large number and variety of accommodation options, starting from the Y's and Youth Hostels and going all the way up to the swankiest of luxury hotels. On another scale, they include ones with old-world charm as well as those with high-speed internet and Wi-Fi connectivity. This ensures that all kinds of visitors to Calcutta can find the kind accommodation best suited for their needs and pockets. The following is a list of Calcutta's hotels (by no means comprehensive), that are recommended by the leading international tourist guidebooks (Lonely Planet, Rough Guide, DK Eyewitness, etc.) The pricing categories are as follows:

< Rupees 550
Rupees 551 - 1200
  Rupees 1201 - 3000
Rupees 3001 - 6000
> Rupees 6000
 

Credit card information has been provided as available, which means that some hotels without known credit card information may actually accept some credit cards.

Hotel

Description

Price

Credit Cards Accepted

Salvation Army Guest House
2 Sudder Street
Phone: +91-33-2252 0598
Mellow, well-kept and popular with budget travelers.  
Hotel Maria
5/1 Sudder Street
Phone: +91-33-2252 0860
Basic rooms with laid-back atmosphere and a strictly enforced "no-drug, no-alcohol" policy.  
Hotel Hilson
4 Sudder Street
Phone: +91-33-2217 3896
Fax: +91-33-2246 3999
Basic.  
Shilton Hotel
5A Sudder Street
Phone: +91-33-2252 1512
shiltoncal@hotmail.com
Budget hotel with large rooms.  
Tourist Inn
4/1 Sudder Street
Phone: +91-33-2245 0134
Small, decent place, with single, double and quad rooms, with shared or private baths.  
Paragon Hotel
2 Stuart Lane
Phone: +91-33-2252 2445
Budget hotel. Has single, double and quad rooms, with shared or private baths.  
Hotel Galaxy
3 Stuart Lane
Phone: +91-33-2246 4565
juvena@vsnl.com
Friendly and unpretentious with four large rooms.  
Timestar Hotel
2 Tottie Lane
Phone: +91-33-2252 8028
Quieter than most hotels in the Sudder Street area, the hotel has single, double, triple and quad accommodations and is very popular with Japanese tourists.  
Modern Lodge
1 Stuart Lane
Phone: +91-33-2252 4960
Single and double rooms with shared or private baths that is very popular with long-term visitors.  
Hotel Palace
13 Chowringhee Lane
Phone: +91-33-2252 6214
Regarded as a good choice by budget tourists. Rooms with windows are recommended.  
Capital Guest House
11B Chowringhee Lane
Phone: +91-33-2252 0598
Single or double rooms with shared or private baths.  
Gujral Guest House
8B Lindsay Street
Phone: +91-33-2244 0620
Fax: +91-33-2245 5109
Reasonable single or double rooms with shared or private baths.  
Centrepoint Guest House
20 Free School Street
Phone: +91-33-2252 8184
Fax: +91-33-2252 2867
ian_rashid@yahoo.com
Bustling place with cozy dorms and tiny rooms.  
Gulistan Guest House
30F Free School Street
Phone: +91-33-2226 0963
gulistanguest_cal@yahoo.co.in
Non-wheelchair accessible, singles and doubles, very popular with long term visitors.  
Sonali Guest House
21A Free School Street
Phone: +91-33-2252 3223
subir4uin@yahoo.co.in
Budget hotel.  
Hotel Royal Palace
30F Free School Street
Phone: +91-33-2252 5280
Non-wheelchair accessible, singles and doubles, very popular with long term visitors.  
Classic Hotel
6/1A Kyd Street
Phone: +91-33-2229 7390
Value for money, single, double and triple rooms.  
Hotel East End
9/1 Kyd Street
Phone: +91-33-2229 8921
Very friendly staff.  
Hotel Neelam
11 Kyd Street
Phone: +91-33-2226 9198
Good sized rooms.  
YMCA
42 S N Banerjee Road
Phone: +91-33-2244 3814
   
Central Guest House
18 Prafulla Sarkar Street
Phone: +91-33-2237 4876
A good choice near the Dalhousie Square, which is generally lacking in budget accommodation.  
Bauddha Dharmankur Sabha
1 Buddhist Temple Road
Phone: +91-33-2236 7138
Paying guest accommodation at a Buddhist temple, with very spartan rooms but a warm welcome.  
Rail Yatri Niwas
Howrah Station
Phone: +91-33-2660 1742
Dorm beds, double and triple rooms only accepts transit passengers, i.e., anyone with an onward train ticket from Calcutta.  
Hotel Diplomat
10 Sudder Street
Phone: +91-33-2246 8436
Budget to mid-range hotel.  
YMCA
25 Chowringhee Road
Phone: +91-33-2249 2192
Fax: +91-33-2249 2234
swarajsi@123india.com
British-era building, with snooker table use, bed tea, breakfast and dinner included.  
YWCA
1 Middleton Row
Phone: +91-33-2229 7033
Housed in an extensive British-built building, accepts both men and women, despite the name. Rates include breakfast.  
Hotel Astoria
6/2 & 6/3 Sudder Street
Phone: +91-33-2245 1514
Fax: +91-33-2244 8589
astoria@hotmail.com
   
Super Guest House
30A Free School Street
Phone: +91-33-2252 4241
Fax: +91-33-2226 0818
Friendly management and quiet, clean and comfortable rooms.  
Hotel Lindsay
8A Lindsay Street
Phone: +91-33-2252 2237
Fax: +91-33-2252 0310
hotellindsay@vsnl.net
Breakfast on the 10th floor rooftop restaurant included.  
CKT Inn
12A Lindsay Street
Phone: +91-33-2252 0130
Fax: +91-33-2252 0665
Small, centrally air-conditioned, cordial place.  
Hotel VIP International
51 Free School Street
Phone: +91-33-2229 6428
Fax: +91-33-2229 3715
hvipcal@mantraonline.com
Mid-range hotel with very comfortable rooms.  
Hotel Crystal
Phone: +91-33-2226 6400
Fax: +91-33-2246 5019
hcrystal@vsnl.net
Complimentary breakfast and geysers in room.  
Hotel Embassy
27 Princep Street
Phone: +91-33-2237 9040
Fax: +91-33-2237 3288
An old, no-frills place, with good single and double rooms.  
Hotel Airlines
2 Kapilatola Lane
Phone: +91-33-2236 4167
Hotel with small, comfortable rooms with geysers, near the Buddhist Temple.  
Broadway Hotel
27A Ganesh Chandra Avenue
Phone: +91-33-2236 3080
Fax: +91-33-2236 4151
broadway@vsnl.com
Very popular mid-range hotel with very well-kept rooms.  
Heera Hotel
28 Grant Street
Phone: +91-33-2228 0663
Fax: +91-33-2228 0171
Popular hotel north of New Market.  
Royal Calcutta Guest House
124 Karaya Road
Phone: +91-33-2280 0377
Fax: +91-33-2240 4823
Away from the central district but is delightfully homey and particularly suitable for long-term stay.  
Hotel Victerrace
1-B Gorky Terrace
Phone: +91-33-2240 8788
Fax: +91-33-2240 4063
http://www.hotelvicterrace.com

Attractively furnished rooms, efficient and courteous staff, and an open-air multi-cuisine restaurant.

 *

Great Eastern Hotel
1-3 Old Court House Street
Phone: +91-33-2248 2311
Fax: +91-33-2248 0289
Rambling old colonial hotel dating back to 1840, very mellow and atmospheric, with some luxurious rooms. Once the most elegant hotel "east of the Suez", it is today government-owned and service has suffered accordingly.  *
The Astor Hotel
15 Shakespeare Sarani
Phone: +91-33-2282 9957
Fax: +91-33-2282 7430
http://www.astorcalcutta.com

Hotel with a colonial ambience borne out by its red-and-white brick facade and elegant rooms.

*
Fairlawn Hotel
13/A Sudder Street
Phone: +91-33-2245 1510
Fax: +91-33-2244 1835
http://www.fairlawnhotel.com
This family run hotel retains its British colonial period flavor. Meals are served at fixed times and feature a full English breakfast, and tea and sandwiches on the lawns. *
Lytton Hotel
14 Sudder Street
Phone: +91-33-2249 1872
Fax: +91-33-2249 1747
http://www.lyttonhotel.com
This tastefully decorated hotel has comfortable rooms and business facilities. *
Tollygunge Club
120 Deshpran Sasmal Road
Phone: +91-33-2417 6022
Fax: +91-33-2472 0480
http://www.thetollygungeclub.com
Spread over 40 hectares (100 acres), the club boasts an 18-hole golf course, spacious rooms and guest cottages with courteous service. *
MBD Hotel Airport
28 Jessore Road
Phone: +91-33-2511 9111
Fax: +91-33-2511 9137
mbdhotell@vsnl.net
Upscale hotel suited for airport transit passengers, with an excellent 24-hour coffee shop. The hotel is undergoing a massive renovation as part of its reinvention from a government-owned hotel to a Radisson property. *
Peerless Inn
12 Chowringhee Road
Phone: +91-33-2228 0301
Fax: +91-33-2228 6650
peerinn@giascl01.vsnl.net.in
Good rooms that boast magnificent views of the city. Best known for its authentic Bengali restaurant, Aaheli. *
The Kenilworth
1 & 2 Little Russell Street
Phone: +91-33-2282 8394
Fax: +91-33-2282 5136
http://www.kenilworthhotels.com
A quiet hotel with elegant charm and comfortable rooms. It has excellent breakfast and lunch buffets and a cozy English-style pub, complete with a London telephone booth. *
Hotel Hindustan International
235/1 AJC Bose Road
Phone: +91-33-2280 2323
Fax: +91-33-2280 0111
http://www.hhihotels.com
Plush rooms with a view of the city, several good restaurants, including a great Chinese restaurant and an interesting shopping arcade. *
Oberoi Grand
15 Chowringhee Road
Phone: +91-33-2249 2323
Fax: +91-33-2249 1217
http://www.oberoihotels.com
A Calcutta institution, this grand Victorian edifice has sumptuous interiors, rooms with four-poster beds, an inviting tea room and excellent restaurants. *
The Park
17 Park Street
Phone: +91-33-2249 3121
Fax: +91-33-2249 7343
http://www.theparkhotels.com
Comfortable rooms with jacuzzis, a swanky nightclub and a well-stocked library are this hotel's specialty. *
Taj Bengal
34/B Belvedere Road
Phone: +91-33-2223 3939
Fax: +91-33-2223 1766
http://www.tajhotels.com
Luxurious hotel with beautiful interior decor, business facilities and excellent restaurants. *
ITC Sonar Bangla Sheraton Hotel & Towers
1 Halden Avenue
Phone: +91-33-2345 4545
Fax: +91-33-2345 4455
http://www.sheraton.com/
Luxurious and relaxed ambience, surrounded by curvaceous bodies of water and 16 acres of greenery, with some of fine leisure facilities, such as a spa, tennis courts, and a chip-and-putt golf course among others. *
Hyatt Regency Kolkata
JA-1 Salt Lake City
Phone: +91-33-2335 1234
Fax: +91-33-2335 1235
http://kolkata.regency.hyatt.com
A premium business hotel set on 6.5 acres of landscaped grounds, with "technologically equipped" rooms with luxurious bathrooms, rich wood floors and panoramic windows and excellent restaurants. *
Radisson Ffort Resort
Post Bag 1, Sarisa
Phone: +91-31-7427 5444
http://www.radisson.com
Full service resort overlooking the river Hooghly. Located in a country setting offering complete health facilities, with restaurant, 24-hour coffee shop, golf and tennis facilities. Lacks public transportation to city center. *
 

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