The Samilton

Address: 35/A Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 700020, India | 2 star hotel
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This 2 star hotel, located on 35/A Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), is near Mother House, St. Paul's Cathedral, Indian Botanical Gardens, and Rabindra Bharati University Museum.
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    Travel Blogs from Kolkata (Calcutta)

    Colonial Calcutta and farewell to India

    A travel blog entry by paul_and_ness on Sep 28, 2014

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    We couldn't believe we were taking our 10th and final train to Calcutta (now known as Kolkata) and were nearing the end of our Indian adventure. There were no problems boarding our train this time and we settled into our first class cabin for the 16 hour journey across Uttar Pradesh to the state of West Bengal.

    We would be sharing our cabin with a lovely Indian gentleman and a ...

    Flying Back To Luxury

    A travel blog entry by sarahjayne87 on Feb 24, 2014

    We got up at around 7 ready to get our taxi back to the airport at 8. The mountains were very clear today so we stopped for some photo opportunities on the way. After the flight we rushed back to the Taylor's just at the end of the block from the hotel for my final fitting of the suit and to pick it up. It was great and the owner studied ...

    Birthday eve meal

    A travel blog entry by suebeck on Oct 27, 2013

    6 photos

    ... the hotel, shower and change for dinner which Philip, the most marvellous host who seemed to be able to get us into anywhere, had booked us a table at Mocambo's.

    I do not remember Mocambo's but I know many of the King's House crew do.......sad to tell yoy the dance floor is no longer there. Peter tells me the last time he was there he danced the twist to Chubby Checker!...... This may be too much information!


    Kolkata (Calcutta)

    A travel blog entry by porkchopjim on Oct 21, 2013


    ... food. I hate myself for this still, but we went to mackers- cue the second white man of our entire time in Kolkata. You really can't write this stuff. We called the taxi driver to pick us up. When we saw him it turns out that he had expected choco face to book the tickets on the net for us that night, but he didn't. Upon calling the 'Royal Cruiser' bus company in transpired they had no spaces left. Here we go again. We then drove to another bus station (another 20kms out of town) ...

    It's about time

    A travel blog entry by emilyhanne on Sep 14, 2013

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    ... not riding in an air-conditioned, windows-closed jeep with another white woman) all through the streets until we reached the main road where we hopped on a bus (and quickly hopped back off) and then caught an auto-rickshaw that we shared with 4 other people. Note to self/all: if you look at buses as they drive by, you do not see women. There are no women on buses. Women, Indian women, are terrified of the men on buses and ...