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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.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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

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

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

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

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • 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:

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

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of INR 3522 per pet, per night

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: INR 850 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 2782 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Pet fee: INR 3522 per pet, per night
  • 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

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

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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.

Durga Puja Offer

Book a stay in a "Stay A Bit Longer" rate plan for travel October 6-16, 2016, and receive breakfast at "The Hub", free WiFi for 4 devices, INR 1000 meal credit per person per stay, 20% discount on food and beverages, car usage, spa service, saloon and laundry; 4 hours/20 kilometers car hire per stay, and special turn-downs and series of magical pujo moments.

Must book "Stay A Bit Longer" rate plan to receive benefits. Discount details provided at check-in. Taxes and gratuities may not be included. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.


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