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Located in Behala within a mile (2 km) of Victoria Memorial, Taj Bengal is within a few miles (5 km) of other popular sights such as Eden Gardens. This 229-room, 5-star hotel has a full-service spa along with an outdoor pool and free in-room WiFi. Centrally located in Kolkata, the hotel is also a short walk from National Library and Alipore Zoo.

Dining

In addition to a meal at the onsite restaurant, you can also enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

Rooms

The 229 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including minibars, coffee makers, and free newspapers. Guests can expect free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels and DVD players. Beds sport premium bedding and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Other amenities include free bottled water, safes, and phones.

Property features

Guests of Taj Bengal enjoy a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for INR 2809 per vehicle one way. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and free WiFi in public areas.

Highlights

  • Close to Victoria Memorial
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 15

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; Permanent Account Number (PAN) cards will not be accepted due to national regulations. Guests who are foreign nationals must present a valid passport and visa.
Indian citizens must show a PAN card at check-out for cash transactions exceeding INR 25000.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Room Amenities

Taj Bengal offers 229 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and minibars. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Down comforter 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Hotel Amenities

Taj Bengal features warm, opulent interiors and design by architect Bob Fox. This 5-star hotel includes 6 restaurants, including Cantonese and Szechwan specialties at Chinoiserie, Eastern Mediterranean dishes at stylish Souk, and northwestern Indian dishes in Sonargaon's rustic village setting. The nightclub Incognito serves cocktails and DJ music, while The Junction provides a cozy ambience and rare whiskeys.

Guests can lounge by the outdoor pool, or soak in the spa tub. The hotel also has a children's pool and a 24-hour gym. Massage and beauty treatments are available at the full-service spa.

This property offers a 24-hour business center, free wired and wireless (high-speed) Internet access, 1 meeting/conference room, fitness facilities, cell phone and computer rentals, and interpreter services. Multilingual staff can assist with currency exchange and car rentals. Concierge and travel desks are on site, and a one-way airport shuttle (surcharge), an area shuttle (surcharge), a train station pick-up service (surcharge), and complimentary onsite parking (only during stay) are offered.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Spa tub 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 229 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • One meeting room 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1989 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Conference center 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge), Free self parking, Free valet parking, Free parking nearby

Spa Services

Taj Bengal has a full-service spa featuring massage and treatment rooms and beauty services.

  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Where to Eat

The Hub - Italian fare in an informal setting. Full buffet breakfast and lunch. À la carte dinner. Smart casual dress.

Chinoiserie - Cantonese and Szechwan cuisine. Lunch and dinner. Smart casual dress.

Sonargaon - Authentic Punjab and Bengal dishes in a rustic village setting with mud walls, cobbled floors, and a well. Live grill counters, and live music. Lunch and dinner. Smart casual dress.

Grill by the Pool - Seasonal poolside fine dining, with live music. November to March. Dinner. Smart casual dress.

Junction Bar - Cocktails and live music in a railway junction setting. Rare whiskeys and premium vodkas. Smart casual dress.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: INR 1025 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 2809 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Bengal Taj
  • Taj Bengal
  • Taj Bengal Hotel
  • Taj Bengal Hotel Kolkata
  • Taj Bengal Kolkata
  • Taj Bengal Kolkata Hotel Kolkata (Calcutta)
  • Taj Bengal Kolkata India/Kolkata (Calcutta), Asia

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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