The Lalit Great Eastern, Kolkata
1, 2 & 3, Old Court House Street Dalhousie Square Kolkata
Phone Number +91-33-44447777 www.thelalit.com/the-lalit-great-eastern-kolkata
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Great experience at this hotel in Kolkata The services and the team are just spectacular and the kind gesture the manager shares of welcoming all his guests is simply great Fantastic and energetic team special mention to desk top manager who makes me feel in this hotel as my second home alway. It was an excellent, peaceful stay and the location suited our purpose beautifully . There is good energy once you enter the hotel with the height of the ceiling giving a sense of vastness and open space. Smooth check-in, great rooms - excellent.
We stayed at Lalit Great Eastern Hotel during the last week of August 2014, for a leisure trip. We had booked Superior room for 3 nights & got room in the Heritage Wing. All the staff are polite, co-operative & ready to help you all the time. Their unique way of greeting everybody with a "Namaste" is really appreciated & this is part of their culture I believe, since sweeper to General Manager. It was really a very nice experience & we never had any problem. The check-in procedure was express fast, directly taken us to room & did all necessary formalities in the room. The room is very well maintained, neat & clean. The room has all necessary items like coffee maker, mini-bar, complimentary mineral water, news paper, electronic locker, etc. They provided a heritage touch in the room & kept one old pillar in the room. All old furnitures were re-used with refurbished & polished, for heritage touch. There is no balcony in the room. The bathroom is also very clean, spacious & with all necessary amenities. There is no bath tub there as it is a heritage property. The complimentary buffet breakfast had lot of varieties, both Indian & continental. The food was very tasty & service was excellent. Ready to serve any items as per customer requirements. The swimming pool is in ground floor & we did not check it due to time constraint. We also had a property visit arranged by Hotel staff as it is a Heitage hotel. Every day they used to remind us of the visit & we could go for it on the last day. The lady who explained to us is very knowledgeable & we could take lot of pictures at various heritage spots. It was told to us that the Piano kept in the lobby is played by some body every evening. As we were not in the hotel during that time, we could not experience it. I suggest to go for the heritage tour in the first day itself. Even though the check-out time is 12 pm, they allowed us for late check-out till 4 pm. The check-out also was extremely fast. Since hotel car is very expensive, we opted for "Yellow taxi" to airport & they have arranged the same. While checking out, we forgot our flat key in the electronic locker. One guy (forgot his name) informed us while we were waiting for the taxi & he had promptly arranged the same. This shows their customer commitment. Overall an excellent experience with Lalit & will cherish their hospitality and definitely will come back if we go to Kolkata again. One new wing construction is also going on there & will be ready in future.
Its in the central location of the city, very quiet area. Pretty rooms, good bathroom, great staff services and restaurant. It also has the legacy lounge and tea lounge where you can party and hang out. Outdoor swimming pool and massage centre was a fun time for me and my friends. The bakery shop was an addition to the amazing place. The best hotel to hop in if you are visiting Kolkata. Must visit :)
I stayed there with my family on a trip. We were touring the whole of Kolkata city, and nearby places. It is a really great hotel to stay. All though its front look and entrance was not that good but it had a heritage charm. The rooms, reception, and the restaurant were good and sported an elegant, classy look. The room was spacious and the bed were very comfortable. Good WiFi coverage. The staff were very friendly and professional. The food offered at the restaurant was just yummy, but little expensive. Overall, it was a really a great experience for us to stay there. I will surely be a guest again there, whenever I come to Kolkata again :-)
The hotel is located in the central Kolkata which makes equal distance for maximum places. Great Eastern has good high standard and is among the best hotels in Kolkata. Food is awesome as well as rooms. The service is also good and the staff are well trained. You can have the bakery items in its separate bakery restaurant and also has separate bar too Kolkata as a place to visit does not have much to say. You may like temples Kalighat, Dakshineswar, Bhoothnath, etc. Lots of Pubs, markets and malls. But you will always hate the humid atmosphere.
It was an official trip. There was no delay in check in and checkout. The reception people were very cooperative. The service was on time with friendly and helpful staff. WiFi facility was provided. The room was good with all basic amenities like coffee maker, TV, iron box and geyser in the washroom which was good and functioning. It was a good hotel with comfort stay. The interiors were good with good decorative elevation. The food was not taken from the hotel. The hotel was conveniently located in the main city. There were activities but did not avail that.
The Lalit Great Eastern is ranked #4 among the 2162 hotels in Kolkata with an average rating of 6.1 out of 7. It is one of the 19, 5-star Heritage Hotels in Kolkata. It is part of the "The Lalit" chain of hotels in India. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 86 photos, 287 text reviews and 4 video reviews. it is rated top for its Destination, Room and Appearance. It was also named winner of the Better Holiday Awards in 2017 under Great Location.
The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 8,900 to Rs 9,400 per night. The hotel offer 195 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.
The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Single (41%) and Couple (29%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 44% of guests enjoy the hotel's natural surroundings, whereas 25% have rated the ambience as relaxed.
Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Apr, May and June for the best experience.
The Lalit Great Eastern is located at Dalhousie . Raj Bhawan (1 Km), Tank Square (1 Km), Surendranath Park (1 Km), Dalhousie Garden (1 Km) and Old Mission Church (1 Km) are some of the popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.
The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay. By providing free wifi access, the hotel makes sure you are always connected to the internet. It has a lovely outdoor swimming pool where you can take a quick dip or just relax your muscles after a long day of sightseeing.
Other amenities include Restaurant, Laundry Services, Doctor On Call, Room Service and AC. For checkin and checkout time, we suggest contacting the hotel.
If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.
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