Hotel Samilton

35/A Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 700020, India | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $55.00
 

Travel Blogs from Kolkata (Calcutta)

Ending the North with a Bang!

A travel blog entry by kaila.mctavish

4
10

... the thought crossed my mind I was suddenly being pulled by Matt in the opposite direction just in time to avoid a seriously fresh paddy. Cow **** or human **** remained the question as we blocked our noses in disgust. Only in India. Finally, breaking free of the herd we then were completely surprised to not be crammed into our last group tuk tuk convoy, but instead be greeted with several lines of old school yellow cabs. If it wasn't for the sound of Indian men ...

Kolkata

A travel blog entry by escape_the_race

7

... the cement and pollyfilla used to patch up the marble of the Taj Mahal to the crumbling walls of the Maharajas Palaces - There seems to be little investment in preserving any of the monuments for the future and many are just turning to ruin. We arrived at the gates of the Victoria Memorial where we paid the foreigners fee (750 rupees). Steve wandered 20 paces ahead and I was immediately an open target and asked by a group of men for my picture - which I ...

Peter Cat

A travel blog entry by suebeck

10

... Despite the fact that we got our taxi before the others they arrived before us and paid less than we did.......the reason being that as we were going to be charged more the driver had to take us on a much longer route to make it seem worth the Rupees!!

Michee discovered the delights of Gin and Tonic, we ate cake and laughed ....and laughed, and inspected toilets.

As we left we looked at the Fairlawn just around the corner and I have to say it looked rather ...

Kool Kalcutta, but it's hot!

A travel blog entry by brucetumba

3
5

... forward a nice meal a couple more beers and bed. Tomorrow we catch plane to to Gangcock because there is a general strike in Darjeeling and political problems. We're looking to another fun day. Oh must tell you the weather was hot and fairly humid, but the bus is air conditioned. Another thing, typical of us we are on TV in Calcutta tonight :) this bloke found us and loved we came fro Australia and was wandering around the back ...

Generally we had a marvellous time

A travel blog entry by raoulray

8

... Jimmy to "The General", (I still called him The General), this slender, regal faced, inspiring hot stuff really had made a huge difference to the community. I think wifey had a thing for him, so I couldn't like him too much, but The General was a lovely guy, great chat and a fountain of knowledge (OK I may have had a thing for him too). You could say his General knowledge was quite ...

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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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