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The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata

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Asia's first luxury hotel, The Lalit Great Eastern is a heritage landmark located in the main business and shopping district of Kolkata. Restored and renovated over a period of seven years, the hotel holds the distinction of being the longest continuously operating hotel for 165 years. Built in 1841 as Auckland Hotel, it has been referred to as the 'Jewel of the East' and the 'Best Hotel East of the Suez'. Over the years, the hotel has been the favourite haunt of royalty and celebrities from across the world. The Lalit Great Eastern, now restored to its original glory, is an amalgamation of the styles of 3 different eras of history - Victorian, Edwardian and Contemporary, reflected in Heritage Block 1, Heritage Block 2 and the New Block respectively. The original Heritage Block radiates the charm of the British Colonial Era, while the Modern Block incorporates a contemporary look and feel. These blocks have been seamlessly connected despite their distinct character and decor.
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Property amenities
Free Internet
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Smoking rooms available
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Art Deco Style
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Well..The one thing that forced me to give a comment is that people taking feedbacks in the lobby specially the manager forcing their staff to take feedbacks .Being a five star property and working in such a beautiful hotel people should understand the value of guest staying in
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An excellant hotel with competitive pricing. very neat and tidy place.,good restaurant and close proximity to various business houses nearby and sight seeing places. a very Good service by courtious people.
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awesome place. lovely breakfast with multiple options of items to pick from. big rooms. centrally located for business people. friendly behaviour by the hotel staff and always ready to help. lovely music at the lobby.
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Response from RodneyG571, Rooms Division Manager at The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Guest, Namaskar ! I take this opportunity of thanking you on behalf of the entire team at The Lalit Great Eastern for you just concluded stay and making us your preferred choice in The City Of Joy. We appreciate you taking out your valuable time to share this wonderful experience and your kind words of appreciation on this renowned podium - Tripadvisor. We look forward to your next visit and the joy of serving you, Please do write in to me at (grodney@thelalit.com) should you be planning your next visit and would personally ensure another remarkable stay experience. Best Regards - Rodney
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I had a wonderful experience at the restaurant at The Lalit. Dipu at the conceirge made my stay very special so a special thanks to him! The hotel taxi service was punctual and courteous. I hope to return sometime soon.
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Response from RodneyG571, Rooms Division Manager at The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Guest, Namaskar ! I would like to begin by thanking you on behalf of the entire entire team at The Lalit Great Eastern for your just concluded stay and for providing us the opportunity of being at your service. We appreciate you taking out your valuable time to share this most valuable feedback and your most generous words of appreciation for "Dipu" on this platform - Tripadvisor. We look forward to your next home-coming and the joy of serving you. Please do write in to me @ (grodney@thelalit.com) should you be planning you next visit , it would indeed be a pleasure creating another memorable experience for you. Best Regards - Rodney
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Superb hospitality with wonderful facility.Thanks for everything.Woth selecting the hotel as per my doc's advice.Room service is quite professional and the breakfast was just perfect.We enjoyed thoroughly.
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Response from RodneyG571, Rooms Division Manager at The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Guest, Namaskar ! On behalf of the entire team at The Lalit Great Eastern i would like to thank you for giving us the opportunity of being at your service and for making us your preferred choice in in the "City Of Joy" . We appreciate you taking out your valuable time to share this wonderful feedback on Trip-advisor . We look forward to your next visit and the joy of serving you . Do write in to me at (grodney@thelalit.com) should you be planning your next visit and will ensure another remarkable stay experience. Best Regards – Rodney
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Dear Sir/ Ma'am, Namaskar ! Kindly share your email id / contact number to revert to your query. Best Regards - Rodney
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I need a single occupancy room for a night what would be the cost ??
Dear Guest, Namaskar ! Please share your stay dates so as to enable us to offer you the best deal. Best Regards - Rodney
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I need a single occupancy room for a night what would be the cost ??
You may visit hotel website or online booking portals for getting best rates.
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Are waiters customer friendly ??
Dear Guest, Namaskar ! Our Waiters are warm and welcoming . Best Regards - Rodney
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Hi Sorry for the late reply. My WiFi was included with the hotel deal offered to me as we are loyalty members. And the there is no definite hours limit but only number of devices limitation which is like 2-3.
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"all rooms are good"
"Highly recommend the Legacy rooms, but have no doubt the other rooms are of a high standard too"
"Higher floors are somewhat quieter"
"Rooms higher up most likely will be quiter, especially if there is no wedding going on downstairs."
"Probably no good views but conveniently located to markets and Park St dining."
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PRICE RANGE
US$105 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Great Eastern Hotel
LOCATION
IndiaWest BengalKolkata DistrictKolkata (Calcutta)
NUMBER OF ROOMS
215
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