Hotel Venkateswara

13 Prince Ghulam Mohammad Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 700026, India | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $10.00

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Mother Theresa's Place

A travel blog entry by judy.tagell


... and food. However, after two hours of constant attention from beggars it's really hard to keep ignoring them/saying no. Maja and I decided to buy a couple of children some samosas (which only cost about 8p each so it's not exactly giving much) however we put one samosa in each hand of a little boy who struggled to carry them; quite frankly, he looked shocked and a bit p***ed off that we hadn't given him money! Ah well, at least we tried! We finally got ...

Ear cleaning and other things

A travel blog entry by joancauldwell


... stayed in when we first arrived in Calcutta. It is now derelict, but the guide assured us that it is being refurbished.

Almost more interesting to me were the stallholders running stalls providing things that you would never have thought of. We saw several stalls providing a money changing service for bus drivers. They had beautiful heaps ...

Kolkata (Calcutta)

A travel blog entry by porkchopjim


... back through town passed our bloody hotel but it is now 3.30am (6 hours after leaving the station) and there hasn't been a smooth bit of road yet. I am not exaggerating. Roads have varied from quite bad - like cobblestone- constant rumbles to pretty bad- hard, bumpy, squeaky. To horrifically bad - pot holes the size of large mammels hit at menacing speeds. It's felt for the most part like we've been in a 4x4 off roading in the jungle. It is ******* down with rain and there is the ...


A travel blog entry by emilyhanne

... the evening at the fair eating the spiciest food ever and lifting teenage girls into cars made to look like frogs, I was very sweaty and went up to take a nice, cold shower. When nothing came out of the shower head I threw on some clothes and scurried downstairs to ask what the whole "water situation" was. She said the water had just been delivered and that it can take awhile for it to get upstairs but for the time being I should fill a ...

Back in Kolkata for a day

A travel blog entry by josephplant


... seemed to be the only white guy in the masses of people. He was going to take me back to the guest house to freshen up before I spent another day in the Kolkata office.

I am not sure if the driver was taking me down a couple of shortcuts but we seemed to be off the main roads for a while. As usual, I had my camera out for the trip and ...


This 2 star hotel, located on 13 Prince Ghulam Mohammad Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), is near Victoria Memorial Hall, St. Paul's Cathedral, Zoological Garden Kolkata (Alipore Zoo), and Rabindra Bharati University Museum.
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2.50 of 5 stars Fair