The iconic cantilever bridge, the Howrah Bridge is the pride of Bengal. It is one of the most recognized landmarks of the city. It connects Kolkata to a small industrial township of Howrah, across the Ganges, and it’s an engineering marvel. Constructed without any nuts and bolts, the Howrah Bridge is the 6th longest cantilever bridge in the world.
Touted as one of the world’s busiest bridges; it supports 1, 00,000 vehicles and more than 1, 50,000 pedestrians every day. Not only that, adjacent to the Bridge lies the legendary Howrah Station – it’s another key site rich in historical significance and India’s oldest railway station.
Today, it’s the bustling point of commute for several trains and countless hordes of people who travel far and near throughout the country. This is why, a lot many travelers and tourists settle for staying near the station and look for 3-star hotels in Park Street or Dharamtala – both of them are close to Howrah Station.
Hotel Ivory Inn, Theatre Road
Strategically located with spacious interiors, Hotel Ivory Inn is a sprawling 3-star property in the heart of Kolkata. It is newly constructed and boasts of high-quality hospitality services. The rooms are elegant, airy and right on point. The staff is friendly, courteous and takes good care of guests’ needs.
With doctor-on-call facility and child-friendly service, Hotel Ivory Inn is surely one of the finest budget hotels in Kolkata marked with an air of difference!
Location: 80B, 7 Point Crossing, Park Circus
Tariff: Rs. 2,500 onwards*
Hotel VIP International, Park Street
Lapped with impeccable customer service, comfortable décor and a raft of modern amenities, Hotel VIP International tops the list of best budget hotels in central Kolkata. Time and again, guests who have stayed in the property have lauded it for its gracious hospitality service and high standards of cleanliness.
The restaurant at the property serves delectable dishes and is a powerhouse of culinary talents too. The hotel truly swears by the diction – it’s all in the details – stay here to have a first-hand experience of how comfort is effortlessly merged with class without creating a dent in the pocket. An affordable accommodation option in Park Street!
Location: 51, Mirza Ghalib St, Park Street, Taltala
Tariff: Rs. 3, 000 onwards
Lytton Hotel, Sudder Street
An accommodation oasis, where once you step in you can shut off the cacophony of a bustling metropolis! Though seated on Sudder Street, one of the busiest locales of Kolkata, Lytton Hotel is like a sanctuary basking in serenity and other-worldly vibes.
The décor is elegant, minimalist and eye-catching. The rooms are well-furnished and well-supplied with necessary modern amenities. Stay here or not, do explore its high-rated restaurants, namely Dynasty – it rolls out some of the most authentic Chinese dishes bursting with flavors. A must-try!
Location: 14/1 Sudder Street
Tariff: Rs. 3,600 onwards*
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