The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata was built in 1841 as the “Auckland Hotel” and is the longest continuously operating luxury hotel in Asia with 165 years of operation until its renovation in 2006, according to the CRISIL Report. The architecture at this hotel is a combination of Victorian, Edwardian and contemporary styles. The LaLiT Great Eastern Kolkata is centrally located in close proximity to key commercial and business locations. It operates 215 rooms and suites and offers over 13,000 square feet of conference and banqueting space. The spa at this hotel is spread over 13,000 square feet and includes a salon. The LaLiT Great Eastern Kolkata operates two restaurants, namely, Alfresco and The Legacy Grill. The hotel also operates a tea lounge, a bakery and a bar. In 2015, Rejuve - The Spa won the “best new spa (hotel)” at the GeoSpa AsiaSpa Awards. The hotel bar, Wilson’s, also won the “award for excellence” from The Telegraph Food Guide. In 2018, The LaLiT Great Eastern Kolkata received awards such as “Madhumita Mohanta chef of the year” award from Times Food & Nightlife Awards 2018, “the bakery best dessert destination of the city” award from The Telegraph Food Guide Awards 2018 and “the legacy grill best european in premium dining” award from The Times Food & Nightlife Awards 2018.Located in the main business & shopping district of Kolkata, The Lalit Great Eastern is 35 minutes drive from the international and domestic airport and 10 minutes drive from Howrah and Sealdah railway stations.The renovated property has three different wings resembling three different historic era, namely Victorian era (Heritage Block I), Edwardian era (Heritage Block II) and Contemporary era (New Block). Hence, the property has rooms for all kinds of guests.Rudyard Kipling, Mahatma Gandhi, Mark Twain, Ho Chi Minh, Nikita Khruschev, Nikolai Bulganin and Queen Elizabeth II are few who have experienced the hospitality at this iconic hotel.
Edwardian Suite - Edwardian suite allures you with its elegant décor, traditional handicrafts, classic restored furnishings & priceless artwork. Edwardian suites are 710 sq ft with access to Legacy lounge and benefits and equipped with bedroom & sitting area along with all modern facilities.
Victorian Executive Suite - These suites are situated in heritage block 1. The suites have been tastefully crafted keeping in mind the requirement of the distinguished guest - old world charm with the right mix of a very distinct local cultural feel.The suite has a separate Living room wherein the guest can meet his guests and carry out his/ her meetings and alongside there is a separate bed-room to keep his privacy intact.
Victorian Suite - These rooms are situated in heritage block 1. The rooms have been carefully crafted keeping in mind the old world charm with the right mix of a very distinct local cultural feel.The rooms come fully equipped with one composite double bed, all the rooms overlooking either the British India Street, or overlooking the inside of the hotel.
Deluxe Room - The deluxe rooms are thoughtfully designed with warm parquet flooring and carefully chosen furnishings with an elegant business like décor.
Luxury Room - Experience the sheer warmth amidst contemporary furnishings and artifacts of luxury room with parquet flooring, aesthetic decor and thoughtfully selected amenities.
Premier Room - The premier rooms are mindfully outlined with warm parquet flooring and painstakingly picked decorations with an elegant business like décor.
Edwardian Luxury Room - The Edwardian Luxury Room is a perfect blend of luxury and history situated in our Heritage wing with access to legacy lounge and benefits. These rooms are equipped with bedroom, dining & sitting area and all modern facilities with traditional furnishings and rich fabrics.
Edwardian Room - Experience the history with our Legacy rooms in the Heritage wing with 470 sq ft space and access to the Legacy lounge with all benefits. These rooms are equipped with all modern facilities with traditional furnishings and rich fabrics.
Hotel & Room facilities
- 24-hour front desk
- Backup generator
- Breakfast services
- Currency Exchange
- Free Wi-Fi
- Luggage storage
- Doctor on call
- Travel counter
- Attached Bathroom
- H/C running water
- Mini Bar
- Swimming Pool
- Premium bedding
- Reading lamps
- Room heater
- Daily newspaper
- Tea/Coffee Maker