5-star hotel

In Kolkata's Newtown suburb, this polished hotel is across the street from Axis Mall, a 2-minute walk from a metro station and a 15-minute walk from Rabindra Tirtha cultural centre.

Upmarket rooms, suites and apartments come with complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities; apartments add kitchenettes. Some quarters also offer city views. Room service is available 24/7, and kids 15 and under stay free.

CF 11 Action Area 1C, New Town RajarhatNew Town, Kolkata, West Bengal 700156

033 4032 3333

19 min (9.6 km) via EM Bypass

The Pride Hotel

5-star hotel

In a commercial park on the outskirts of Kolkata, and a 3-minute walk from a metro station, this modern business hotel, with an industrial-chic design, is 4 km from the New Town Eco Park.

The airy, refined rooms and suites are carpeted and come with high speed Internet access, flat-screen TVs and electronic safes, as well as minifridges and coffeemakers. Room service is offered 24/7.

Terminus, B.G-12, Action Area, 1-B, New Town, Rajarhat, Kolkata, West Bengal 700156

033 4025 9999

20 min (9.9 km) via EM Bypass

Taj Bengal

5-star hotel

This upmarket hotel, in the downtown area, is a 3-minute walk from the nearest bus stop, and 0.5 km from India's oldest zoo, Alipore Zoological Gardens.

The luxurious rooms offer free Wi-Fi, tea and coffeemaking facilities and minibars, along with safes and yoga mats. Club rooms add butler service and access to the club lounge which serves breakfast and drinks (no charge). Suites add separate living areas, and upgraded suites add original artworks, terraces and/or rooms.

34B, Belvedere Road, Alipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700027

033 2223 3939

21 min (10.0 km) via Parama Island Flyover

The Westin Kolkata Rajarhat

Get back to your best self with an invigorating session in the spa, WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio, or swimming pool.

Plot No CBD/2, Action Area II, New Town, Rajarhat, Kolkata, Opposite Eco Park Gate 1, 1st Avenue, West Bengal 700156

033 4037 1234

23 min (12.3 km) via EM Bypass

Swissotel Kolkata

Swissotel Kolkata is Kolkata’s newest five-star luxury hotel near the airport and is attached to a mall featuring shops, restaurants and a multiplex cinema. Located in Rajarhat beside the IT hub, the hotel offers a distinct mix of leisure and business facilities, and is noted for its unique offering of Swiss hospitality and attention to detail.

Choose from 147 elegantly appointed guest rooms, including 10 suites with large open-air terraces, each with its own spectacularly exclusive outdoor Jacuzzi. Executive rooms and the Swiss Executive Club lounge provide additional luxury and exclusivity.

City Centre New Town, Biswa Bangla Rd, Action Area II, Action Area IID, Newtown, Kolkata, West Bengal 700157

033 6626 6666

31 min (17.2 km) via EM Bypass