This discrete, elegant residence located in the heart of historic Kolkata has stunning landmark views and is filled with exquisite antique Bengal colonial furniture and art. The drawing and dining rooms are adorned with Hindoostan wallpaper depicting scenes of rural India from days gone by. The balcony and tea veranda overlooking Victoria Memorial are perfect for outdoor dining, and where breakfast and afternoon tea is served (weather permitting). The terraces are used most of the year, and have vintage fans, white wicker furniture, tropical plants, and marble floors.
Your Host & The Team
“After two decades of inspired guest experiences, the Glenburn brand of tea-and-hospitality is world famous. Our latest project is a stylish penthouse hotel in Calcutta, from where our expert guides conduct historical and academic tours of this fascinating, but often forgotten city. Limited to 9 well-appointed panoramic suites, where every need is anticipated, our philosophy is to create intimate havens of sophisticated luxury where visitors can deepen their understanding of local culture, history and cuisine as we indulge you; our special guests.”
Grand Bengal Suites (4 units)
Maidan Suite: This suite has a king size bed, direct views of Victoria Memorial and a private balcony overlooking the Calcutta maidan.
Park Suite: This suite has a private sitting area with chaise lounge acting as a third bed, private veranda and terrace. The spacious bathroom has two sinks and a large bathtub. There is also an interconnecting door from the terrace to the Chowringhee Suite.
Chowringhee Suite: This suite has a private sitting area with chaise lounge acting as a third bed, private veranda and terrace. The spacious bathroom has two sinks and a large bathtub. There is also an interconnecting door from the terrace to the Park Suite.
Calcutta Suites (5 units)
Russell Suite: This suite has a king size bed, city views and a private balcony.
Loreto Suite: This suite has twin beds and a view towards Loreto Convent, Park Street and the city. The twin beds are four-poster king single sizes (approximately four feet wide).
Middleton Suite: This suite is currently occupied by the hotel manager, but it has a king size bed and he can shift to another room if needed.
Hoogly Suite: This suite has twin beds and a view towards the Calcutta Racecourse, and a corner of Victoria Memorial. The twin beds are four poster king single sizes, (approximately four feet wide). This is the only room that has a shower, but no bathtub.
Facilities & Highlights
- Rooftop terrace and infinity swimming pool: Enjoy panoramic city views from the sundeck with whimsical cane furniture, sun loungers, and an infinity swimming pool.
- Dining room: The menu is a blend of Bengali and Anglo-Indian cuisines, and classic Kolkata street food dishes, with a contemporary twist using fresh local ingredients. Breakfast and afternoon tea are included in the nightly tariff.
- Historical and Cultural walks around Calcutta: Discover unique places in the city, interact with local people, dine in their homes, and connect with the fabric that makes up this vibrant but often misunderstood city.
- The Perfect Location: Set in the heart of old Kolkata, The Penthouse’s central location is perfect for exploring the city at leisure while enjoying stunning views of the iconic Victoria Monument and Eden Park.
GENERALTotal number of rooms: 9
Time zone: (GMT+05:30) Kolkata
Currency accepted: INR
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard, American Express
Electricity voltage: 220V
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ACCESSYou can enter The Glenburn Penthouse, located on the 8th Floor of Kanak Towers, from Russell Street (the landmark is Yes Bank which is on the ground floor), and the building is close to the Russell Street Dhaaba, or from Middleton Street, through the gate next to the Italian restaurant Fire n Ice in Kanak Building. We provide parking facilities within the Kanak Building complex.
Nearest Airport: Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU) - 20 km
Nearest Train Station: Sealdah Train Station - 5 km
Nearest metro station: Maidan metro station
CONTACTKanak Towers, &A Russell Street, Kolkata 700071 , India