Affectionately called the “Grand Dame of Chowringhee,” the stately, neo-classical Oberoi Grand has stood for 125 years in the heart of Kolkata (Calcutta). With elegant decor evoking the city’s colonial past as the capital of the British Raj, all rooms and suites provide wired and wireless high-speed Internet, a 32-inch LDC television, satellite TV, DVD, Ayurvedic toiletries, and more. Dining options include gourmet Thai cuisine at Baan Thai, the all-day international buffet at La Terrasse, while fine wines, beer, spirits, and cigars are available at the Chowringhee Bar. The health center features state-of-the-art Life Fitness cardio machines and weight training equipment. The Oberoi Spa offers a variety of massage treatments, body wraps, Ayurvedic therapies, salon treatments, and personal yoga and meditation sessions. The Oberoi Grand is approximately a 50-minute drive from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU).
Thai Food: One of the best Thai restaurants in the country.
Architecture: 125 year old historic property.
Location: Prime spot in the main shopping area and within walking distance to many attractions.
The Oberoi Grand boasts a select range of room categories including 43 Classic Rooms, 88 Deluxe Rooms, 73 Premier Rooms, 3 Junior Suites, 3 Executive Suites and 3 Deluxe Suites. Rooms are well appointed with classical décor and modern conveniences such as 32" LCD TV, DVD player, satellite television, wired and wireless broadband internet access, electronic safe and dual line telephones with voice mail.
Deluxe Rooms are 375-square feet and feature large windows with views of Calcutta city. The rooms are tastefully decorated with king size four-poster beds, wooden floors, ceramic tiles, dark wooden furniture and quality soft furnishings. Extra touches include a personal bar, and a basket of sensual Ayurvedic toiletries in the large bathroom.
Luxury Rooms stretch 400-square feet and feature large windows with panoramic views of Calcutta city. The rooms are decorated with a classic Victorian style and feature king size four-poster beds, wooden floors, ceramic tiles, dark wooden furniture and quality soft furnishings. Extra touches include a personal bar, and a basket of sensual Ayurvedic toiletries in the large bathroom.
Premier Rooms are 400-square feet and feature large windows with views of the hotel's swimming pool oasis area and the central courtyard. The rooms are very spacious and decorated with a classic regal period style. The rooms feature king size four-poster beds, wooden floors, ceramic tiles, dark wooden furniture and quality soft furnishings. Extra touches include a personal bar, and a basket of sensual Ayurvedic toiletries in the large bathroom.
Enjoy a work-out in the state-of-the-art fitness center equipped with Life Fitness machines, rowing machines and cross trainers and treadmills with head phones and TVs. There is also a range of free weights and weights machines. Guests interested in golf, horse-riding, squash and tennis can find it within 15 minutes drive from the hotel.
The spa has a range of treatment choices from signature indigenous healing, ayurvedic therapies and massage to skin and nail care and gentlemen's treatments. Look out for signature treatments such as "Journey to India" involving Ayurveda massage, hot herbal pouch therapy, padabhyanga, marma a mini facial, Indian scalp massage and a bathing ritual. Personal and small group yoga and meditation sessions are also offered in the spa.
The hotel's blue tiled, well-maintained swimming pool is a tranquil oasis away from the bustling city. Guests may swim laps or laze on the sun loungers whilst enjoying food and drinks from the bar.
Provides and ideal lounge bar to enjoy fine wines, beers, spirits and cigars.
Baan Thai at Oberoi Grand is one of the country's leading Thai restaurants. The restaurant serves authentic Thai cuisine made with fresh ingredients. Look out for steaming coconut curries, tasty appetizers and spicy salads on the menu.
Guests may enjoy all day dining at La Terrasse. La Terrasse serves an international style buffet with all manner of options including fresh breads, cakes, fruits, meats, cheeses, pasta and rice dishes, seafood and salads.
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