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Hotel Gulshan International
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Hotel Gulshan International
Ranked #131 of 224 Hotels in Kolkata (Calcutta)
Jamshedpur, India
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Pleasant stay”
Reviewed 17 January 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights and have to say, it is total value for money.It is very near to park street and hence location wise it is very good.Rooms are basic and modern.Food was not bad either.Would definitely recommend to business travellers.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled on business
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2011

For INR 2000, the hotel is farr too expensive. Rooms are OK, but hot water was only available after 20 minutes and 2 phone calls. Shower head rusty, had to take indian shower. Breakfast poor, the whole environment is noisy, although the location is OK and many things are in walking distance.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled solo
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Bengaluru, India
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2011

I checked in at around 10:30 & I was shocked looking at the Hotel Reception. It was stinking & kind of suffocating.

The lighting is not sufficient & the rooms are terrible. The food is No No. There are no facilities as compared to what they charge. I have paid 2000+ / day but the room according to me is not worth more than 1200/1300.

Please avoid this

One good thing is that staff is okay & willing to help.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled on business
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Thank vyasvimal
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2010

Don't expect amenities of a Star category hotel but rooms/baths are clean. Beds are reasonably comfy. Noiseless split air-conditions are a boon in sweltering heat of Kolkata almost year-long. Hotel food is not upto the standard but there are choices of restaurants within walking distance or 10 minutes taxi-ride. Flury's is famous for breakfast, bakery items and great coffee. Peter Cat serves truly delicious lunch & dinner. It's a place you must visit to savour great indian cuisine and some mouth-watering dishes from Mughal & colonial era.

  • Stayed October 2009, travelled as a couple
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Vancouver
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2010

After some searching around online, we chose the Gulshan because it appeared to offer good value. Not so. For what you can get elsewhere in Calcutta, we found the rooms expensive.

We had an "Executive Deluxe" room which we were told slept two adults and two children. It only had two twin beds. When we enquired as to where the other beds were, we were told "In India, we don't count children for beds" (i.e. we assume they sleep with the parents).

As well "Executive Deluxe" is misleading. While the room was better than others in the hotel, it makes Motel 6 look like the Four Season's.

The staff were helpful but overall you can do better in Calcutta.

  • Stayed March 2010, travelled with family
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New Delhi
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2010

I stayed in Hotel Gulshan International in the Royd Street, Kolkata for two nights in April 2008. I found the hotel to be quite ordinary and could not understand why the room rent was quite high compared to the service they were providing. To start with, rooms are small, difficult to get hot water in the bathrooms. The food in the tiny restaurant in the basement is quite ordinary with few options for the breakfast. AC was old but it was working. There is not much space to sit and work in the room, so you spend most of the time on the bed. The positives are the location of the hotel (right in the heart of the Kolkata) and the various tourist locations of Kolkata which are located near by. You can find Park Street, Maidan, the famous Kolkata Museum, New Market, etc quite close by. Trams ply right in front of the hotel, but getting to the hotel in a taxi or going back from the hotel to airport in a taxi can be exasperating journeys due to Kolkata traffic jams. There is also another 'Hotel Gulshan Palace' by the same management in the near by Mirza Ghalib Street. There the room rents are a bit lower, but the quality of rooms is not worth staying there.

  • Liked — Its location and convenience to reach tourist attractions
  • Disliked — Soggy Poori Bhaji served for Breakfast
  • Stayed April 2008, travelled on business
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1 Thank UGV
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Chicago
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2009

This hotel was very convenient to Park Street, Calcutta's major street. The room was air conditioned and had a private bathroom, which were my two main criteria. There was also a television with HBO, which was an added bonus. The rooms were not cleaned during the day (I only stayed for two nights, so I don't know whether they clean the rooms every few days or after each client leaves). Breakfast was modest (an 'omlet' and toast with butter and jelly) but sufficient. The front desk staff is friendly for the most part.

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled solo
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Property: Hotel Gulshan International
Address: 21 B Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road | Near Park Street Crossing Elliot Road (Bata Showroom), Kolkata (Calcutta) 700016, India
Region: India > West Bengal > Kolkata District > Kolkata (Calcutta)
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #131 of 224 Hotels in Kolkata (Calcutta)
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Gulshan International 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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