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Get an overview of this hotel5-star Kolkata spa hotel with an outdoor pool

Near Alipore Zoo

Nestled in lush greenery just 2 km (1 mi) from Kolkata's center, this luxury hotel opposite the Alipore Zoo offers views of the National Library, Victoria Memorial, and Royal Calcutta Race Course.

6 restaurants

At Taj Bengal, guests can lounge by the outdoor pool, or relax with a massage. 6 restaurants include Cantonese and Szechwan fare at Chinoiserie, and Eastern Mediterranean dishes at stylish Souk.

Premium satellite TV

Taj Bengal offers 229 guest accommodations with traditional Indian design influence. TVs come with premium satellite channels, DVD players, and pay movies. Basic WiFi is complimentary for up to 3 devices.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Taj Bengal features warm, opulent interiors and design by architect Bob Fox. This 5-star hotel includes 6 restaurants, including Cantonese and Szechwan specialties at Chinoiserie, Eastern Mediterranean dishes at stylish Souk, and northwestern Indian dishes in Sonargaon's rustic village setting. The nightclub Incognito serves cocktails and DJ music, while The Junction provides a cozy ambience and rare whiskeys.

Guests can lounge by the outdoor pool, or soak in the spa tub. The hotel also has a children's pool and a 24-hour gym. Massage and beauty treatments are available at the full-service spa.

This property offers a 24-hour business center, free wired and wireless (high-speed) Internet access, 1 meeting/conference room, fitness facilities, cell phone and computer rentals, and interpreter services. Multilingual staff can assist with currency exchange and car rentals. Concierge and travel desks are on site, and a one-way airport shuttle (surcharge), an area shuttle (surcharge), a train station pick-up service (surcharge), and complimentary onsite parking (only during stay) are offered.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Spa tub 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Restaurant 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 229 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • One meeting room 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Conference center 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1989 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge), Free self parking, Free valet parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Down comforter 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

The Hub - Italian fare in an informal setting. Full buffet breakfast and lunch. À la carte dinner. Smart casual dress.

Chinoiserie - Cantonese and Szechwan cuisine. Lunch and dinner. Smart casual dress.

Sonargaon - Authentic Punjab and Bengal dishes in a rustic village setting with mud walls, cobbled floors, and a well. Live grill counters, and live music. Lunch and dinner. Smart casual dress.

Grill by the Pool - Seasonal poolside fine dining, with live music. November to March. Dinner. Smart casual dress.

Junction Bar - Cocktails and live music in a railway junction setting. Rare whiskeys and premium vodkas. Smart casual dress.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 

Spa Services

Taj Bengal has a full-service spa featuring massage and treatment rooms and beauty services.

  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 15

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; Permanent Account Number (PAN) cards will not be accepted due to national regulations. Guests who are foreign nationals must present a valid passport and visa.
Indian citizens must show a PAN card at check-out for cash transactions exceeding INR 25000.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: INR 1025 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 2809 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Taj Bengal Kolkata
  • Taj Bengal Kolkata Hotel Kolkata (Calcutta)
  • Taj Bengal Kolkata India/Kolkata (Calcutta), Asia
  • Bengal Taj
  • Taj Bengal
  • Taj Bengal Hotel
  • Taj Bengal Hotel Kolkata

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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