Shila International Hotel

233/3 Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 700020, India | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $34.00

Travel Blogs from Kolkata (Calcutta)

"Ugly Baby"

A travel blog entry by emilyhanne


... and now that I write about it I want to even more. She is the sweetest woman and so selfless and awesome and I want to just sit on her floor in front of the fireplace and share stories. And last but not least, actually the first person we visited with there was a woman who walked up to us and engaged in a perfectly normal small talk conversation in perfect English (she also is fluent in Hindi, Bengali, and a small village language). ...

Eating Sugar?

A travel blog entry by emilyhanne


... month which is set in the park down the street: one minute away. When I asked why we haven't been to the park yet I am told that the "mafia" doesn't let us go there unless we pay for a new swingset, new grass, and a new fence. Personally I think some teenage boy said that and one of the girls believed him. But who knows and we plan to "sneak in" under the cover of a rowdy carnival crowd.

I am keeping my ...

Where's my Passport?

A travel blog entry by kirksinclair


... station and explain. I had about half of my ticket refunded, and had to purchase an entirely new one for 2430 rupees. Darn.

The next day I got on my train without issue. At the train station I witnessed something interesting. For those of you who have been to India, you will know that the people here almost never form orderly queues (or line-ups). It's often just a mad scramble to get whatever you want--I really find this annoying. So anyway, at the train station ...

Final thoughts about India

A travel blog entry by bartvaneijden


... women this will be very different). Also it lacks any bars or clubs so there is no risk to get caught up in a fight somewhere or getting drugged. The main danger in India however is from the dogs, and it is to be taken seriously. There are way way too many dogs in India and after 9pm they take the control over the city, it is the same all over India. They become very territorial and WILL attack you if you decide to walk through an empty street. Thankfully life ...

When was the last time we showered?

A travel blog entry by coletteandkam


... we gave 2 bags of clothes to an old lady sat on the side of the street. Next we gave a homeless woman our blanket - thanks Etihad Airlines. Lastly when we arrived at the train station a girl about the age of 12 approached us begging, she wasnt wearing any shoes so I pulled out my Toms pumps and put them on her feet. I was just as happy as she was as she skipped off wearing shoes for probably the first time in her life. After our acts of ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 233/3 Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), is near Howrah Bridge, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), and Marble Palace Kolkata.
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