IHCL announces the opening of Taj Taal Kutir, Kolkata. Located in proximity to the Kolkata International Airport, hotel blends its colonial design with its contemporary setting in the smart city of New Town.
Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, said “Taj with a strong presence in Kolkata for over three decades now extends its offering with Taj Taal Kutir in New Town. With this addition, IHCL is addressing the growing demand of emerging micro-markets in the city. Serving as the gateway to East India, Kolkata holds immense commercial and tourism potential and we remain committed to growing our presence in the region. We are delighted to once again partner with Mr. Harshavardhan Neotia and the Ambuja Neotia Group.”
Overlooking the 100-acre lake in the Eco Park, Taj Taal Kutir offers 75 luxurious rooms and suites with colonial touches of high ceilings, vintage-style furniture, and sit-outs. Guests can enjoy their favourites at The Verandah, the all-day diner, indulge in the classic jazz & Gatsby era inspired bar – Rhyddim or choose to spend languid evenings at The Lakeview Lounge. Embrace wellness at the award-winning J Wellness Circle spa with its wide-ranging holistic practices rooted in the rich and healing traditions of India. The expansive banqueting and conferencing facilities spread across 50,000 sq. ft offer six venues ranging from 278 sqm to over 1114 sqm. It includes indoor and outdoor spaces with open to sky terraces, making it an ideal destination for grand social events and conferences.
Harshavardhan Neotia, Chairman, Ambuja Neotia Group said, “We take great pleasure in the inauguration of the Taj Taal Kutir, offering a luxurious getaway in Kolkata’s contemporary township of New Town juxtaposed with art-deco architecture reminiscent of a past era. Taj Taal Kutir is the newest addition to the portfolio of these boutique offerings which are called ‘Kutir’. It is the fifth in the series after Guras Kutir, Ganga Kutir, Raajkutir and Chia Kutir. We have taken yet another step forward in our partnership with IHCL, adding our third hotel in Kolkata.”
With this addition, IHCL will have six hotels across Taj, SeleQtions, Vivanta and Ginger brands in Kolkata including one under development.