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The Salvation Army Red  Shield Guest House
2 out of 5
2, Sudder St, Colootola, New Market Area, Dharmatala, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal
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21 Nov-22 Nov

Located in Dharmatala, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Sudder Street and New Market. Eden Gardens and Victoria Memorial are also within 2 miles (3 km). ...

2.5/5 (4 reviews)

"Very very bad and poor service😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡"…"

Reviewed on 28 May 2019

The Salvation Army Red Shield Guest House
Offbeat CCU Bunkers
1 out of 5
36/F Topsia Rd, Kolkata, WB
per night
20 Nov-21 Nov

Located in Kolkata, this family-friendly hostel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Science City, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Salt Lake Stadium and New Market. Victoria Memorial ...

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"スタッフが親切 水回りがもう少し綺麗だと良い"…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2019

Offbeat CCU Bunkers
Newtown Backpackers
2 out of 5
CC-50,Dipsa co-operative housing society, Action Area-1,Biswa Bangla Gate, Newtown, Kolkata, West Bengal
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Located in New Town, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Rabindra Tirtha and Biswa Bangla Convention Centre. Axis Mall and Mother's Wax Museum are also ...

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The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata
The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata
5 out of 5
15 Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata, West Bengal
per night
7 Dec-8 Dec
4.7/5Exceptional! (406 reviews)

"They were so gracious and although we were only there for 12 hours, they upgraded us to a suite."…"

Reviewed on 13 Nov 2019

The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Kolkata
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Kolkata
4 out of 5
Beside Spencers Mall, New Town Square, Chinar Park, Kolkata, West Bengal
per night
26 Nov-27 Nov
4/5Very Good! (63 reviews)

"Entrance to the property is very clumsy. Property ask for advance deposited to stay in the hotel which is very awkward"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2019

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Kolkata
Swissotel Kolkata
Swissotel Kolkata
5 out of 5
City Center New Town, Action Area 2D, Plot No. 11/5, Kolkata, West Bengal
per night
24 Nov-25 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (259 reviews)

"Good location, good amenities,however could be a bit more professional."…"

Reviewed on 6 Nov 2019

Swissotel Kolkata
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Hostels and More in Kolkata

Kolkata offers 477 accommodation options, and if you have a hard time finding hostels in the area, you can still pick a place that meets your needs. For those who prefer to spend less on overnight costs and budget more for exploring, you can get great deals on Expedia. If you're interested in cultural experiences, you can check out the monuments while you're here.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Kolkata?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you're experiencing new places, so here's some information that may be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically April and May, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 34° C and night-time temperatures average 13° C
  • April-June: 36° C is the daytime average and 22° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 32° C and night-time averages are around 24° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 32° C during the day and 13° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 2338 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Kolkata?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Victoria Memorial
  • Eden Gardens
  • Salt Lake Stadium
Natural Features
  • Milennium Park
  • Chandpal Ghat
  • Maidan
Cultural Attractions
  • Indian Museum
  • Asiatic Society
  • Birla Planetarium

Overall, Kolkata is known for its:

  • Monuments
  • Temples
  • University life
  • Museums
  • Cultural attractions
  • Parks
  • Churches
  • Cafes
  • Riverfront

How to Get to Kolkata and Around the Area

You can fly into the nearest airport in Kolkata (CCU-Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Intl.), located 7.5 mi (12.1 km) away from the city centre. After you've arrived, you may want to make use of public transport. Nearby metro stations include Central Station, Chandni Chowk Station and Esplanade Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Kolkata Sealdah Station, Kolkata BBD Bagh Station or Kolkata Eden Gardens Station.