The LaLit Great Eastern Calcutta first opened its doors in 1841, known then as the Auckland hotel, and for 165 years has been welcoming guests; it is the longest continuously operating hotel in the country. The LaLit is situated in the business and shopping area of the city and is a landmark property, making it the ideal place for your stay in Kolkata.
The LaLit Great Eastern Calcutta has three blocks; the Victorian (Heritage Block 1), Edwardian (Heritage Block 2) and Contemporary Blocks (New Block). There are 195 rooms and suites at the hotel, the lead-in Superior Room is 350 square feet and features a terrace or pool view, internet access, 42 inch television, mini bar and bathroom with shower.
Dining at The LaLit takes place at the Legacy Lounge, Tea Lounge, Alfresco Restaurant, an all day diner, The Bakery, and drinks can be enjoyed at Wilson’s, named after the man who built the hotel. There is also the signature Rejuve – The Spa where pampering treatments are on the menu, and an outdoor swimming pool.
In late 2014, an additional 49 rooms and suites will be available in Heritage Block 1 and the following dining additions; Baluchi (Pan-Indian), 24/7 Restaurant, Maxim’s Bar and Restaurant and Kitty Su – the nightclub.