The Rajbari BawaliIndia/The+Rajbari+Bawali
 

This 300-year-old Boutique Heritage hotel featuring a Greco-Roman style has been superbly restored. The property is reminiscent of both the British Raj and the feudal lifestyles of Bengal's Zamindari landlords. It is the ideal place to experience centuries old architecture, opulence and history of this small hamlet of the 24 Paganas, and Bengal’s traditional performing arts. In addition, there is also a strong focus on highlighting and supporting the local arts and crafts from its surrounding village communities.

 

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“When I first saw Rajbari Bawali it was in a state of ruin, yet I was struck by its timeless elegance. It had an Angkor Vat like appearance. Banyan Trees, had taken hold of the building in many sections, and had destroyed away the roof and walls of several wings. I was transfixed and completely in love with the place. We sent a team of master masons from Murshidabad to train and work with the Agha Khan Foundation while they were restoring Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi. They worked tirelessly throughout the seven year restoration period to bring Rajbari Bawali to its current state.”


Rooms

 

Classic Heritage (17 units)

  • Classic Heritage (17 units)
Classic Heritage (17 units)
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Each of these 33sqm rooms is decorated with carved antique four- poster queen size beds, with marble floorings, spacious bathrooms, and modern amenities. Suitable for up to 3 persons. Three rooms are interconnecting.

Notun Bari Pond View (2 units)

  • Notun Bari Pond View (2 units)
Notun Bari Pond View (2 units)
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These 35sqm rooms have a veranda and pond facing the entrance. Each is decorated with carved antique four-poster queen size beds, with marble floorings, spacious bathrooms, and modern amenities. Suitable for up to 3 persons.

Zamindari Suite (6 units)

  • Zamindari Suite (6 units)
Zamindari Suite (6 units)
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The Zamindari junior suite is larger (41sqm) than the Classic Heritage Room and has a separate seating area. Each is decorated with carved antique four-poster queen size beds, with marble floorings, spacious bathrooms, and modern amenities. Suitable for up to 3 persons.

Royal Suites (3 units)

  • Royal Suites (3 units)
Royal Suites (3 units)
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These 67sqm suites are similar in style to Zamindari and have a separate bathroom, living room and bedroom. Each is decorated with carved antique four-poster queen size beds, with marble floorings, spacious bathrooms, and modern amenities. Suitable for up to 3 persons.

Dak Bungalow (2 units)

  • Dak Bungalow (2 units)
Dak Bungalow (2 units)
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Tucked away in a corner of the estate, these elegantly furnished two bedroom 50sqm villas have a living room, dining room, and kitchen. Suitable for up to 3 persons.

Facilities and Highlights

 

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Facilities and Highlights


 
  • The Rajbari Bawali highlight
  • The Rajbari Bawali highlight
  • The Rajbari Bawali highlight
  • The Rajbari Bawali highlight

  • Mantra Spa: This healing spa offers Bhutanese healing treatments.
  • Swimming pool: Guests can take a refreshing dip, relax poolside, and enjoy a candlelight dinner by the pool.
  • Restaurant: Thakur Dalan, Piano Room, Dining Room, and Verandah, Dungeon offer different cuisines including a Bengali Zamindari lunch, and Indian, Asian and Continental dishes. Bengali cooking classes are also available.
  • Conference Room: Conferencing facilities are provided in three different areas.

Useful Information

GENERAL
Total number of rooms: 30
Annual closing:
none

Time zone: (GMT+05:30) Kolkata
Currency accepted: INR
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners
Electricity voltage: 220V
Electricity plug type:  
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ACCESS
The Rajbari Bawali is a 45-60mn drive from the airport, city, port or pier.
Airport: Kolkata International Airport (CCU) - 51 km
Train Station: Howrah - 34 km
Pier: Achipur Ferry Ghat - 11 km

CONTACT
Village & P.O. North Bawali, 24 Parganas (South)- Kolkata 700137 , India
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“Set in the countryside just south of Calcutta, this 30-room royal heritage getaway is a fully restored 300-year-old palace that once belonged to the Zamindars.”
Kim, the discoverer.
 

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