Astor Hotel

Address: 15 Shakespeare Sarani Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 700071, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 15 Shakespeare Sarani Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), is near Howrah Bridge, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), and Marble Palace Kolkata.
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    Travel Blogs from Kolkata (Calcutta)

    India: Reflections on a country

    A travel blog entry by jackandgeorgia on Jun 12, 2015


    ... homes to the homeless women living on the side of the street cooking them over a fire in the central reservation. Street snacks like chana masala bring alive a pretty dull pulse, and the selection of kachori, pakora and samosa pastry fried treats available all around the country are always a surprise - each filling individual to the chef and the ingredients available to them. I now realise my deep love for the luxury of the sanitation, as well as an etiquette and ...

    The loyal workshop

    A travel blog entry by chrissy.vivian on Jan 18, 2015


    ... buy or bargain women out. Therefore taking a long time but so effective. I've been so blown away by their patience and their determination to see the business set sail. There is now a demand for more small businesses to start up in border areas to try and prevent the trade from starting. We have met people operating bakeries, coffee shops, bags, handbags - alsorts ! Please pray for them! Please pray we may be effective in serving them! Much love Chrissy and Andy ...

    Couchsurfing in Kolkata

    A travel blog entry by sam.tank on Sep 18, 2014

    4 photos

    ... It was nice enough though I expected a little more from the sauce... Maybe he was going easy on me being a foreigner.

    I walked for a while to find the "Indian museum" passing many market stalls. Since breaking my kindle a few weeks ago I have been missing reading, so I stopped at one of the book vendors, choosing a book at random and managing to haggle from 500 to 100 rupees! I didn't really want it, so went down low but I'm sure it will keep ...

    A close shave

    A travel blog entry by herenorthere on Dec 27, 2013

    7 photos

    We arrived in Kolkata at 9am ready for a whistle stop tour of the famous city. A short taxi journey, with the obligatory period spent getting lost and even longer period stuck in traffic, and we found our hostel for the night. We were flying to Kerala the next evening so had one full day to entertain ourselves. The hotel was relatively grim, but we didn't spend too much time hanging around to think about it. A quick toothbrush and we were off to ...

    North Bound

    A travel blog entry by maja.flower on Oct 16, 2013

    3 photos

    ... strange to be away from Auroville and cooped up in small closed hotel rooms and heat absorbing cities. We were used to sleeping with no fans or air-con and now even a fan feels to cold sometimes.

    I was a little bit sad to leave Tamil Nadu, but not the dust, dirt and bad traffic. The nicest thing for sure has been the Tamil people, in general they have been absolutely wonderful, kind and hospitable. Always saying hello ...