Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences Opens First Novotel in East India and Largest Hotel in Kolkata

Press Release   •   Sep 29, 2014 09:20 +08

Novotel Kolkata Hotel & Residences opens its doors today to serve business and leisure travellers in the heart of prime New Town precinct.  With 347 well-appointed guest rooms, suites and serviced apartments, the Novotel is Kolkata’s largest five-star hotel. The serviced apartments are also the city’s first in this segment.

The location of the Novotel Kolkata Hotel & Residences within the newest economic and social precinct of New Town, Rajarhat as well as its proximity to the airport adds to travellers’ convenience. Its spectacular architecture is visible from every vantage point in Kolkata New Town.

Speaking about the hotel’s opening, Jean-Michel Cassé, Senior Vice President, Operations - Accor India, said, “With the launch of Novotel Kolkata Hotel & Residences, we hope to present our guests with Novotel’s world-renowned service standards. Combined with design and innovation, the hotel is positioned to attract a mix of corporate and leisure guests with easy access to entertainment zones, shopping centres and corporate offices.”

Novotel Kolkata Hotel & Residences is designed for the MICE sector with large banquet facilities and conferencing venues and services.  It also boasts the city’s only outdoor banqueting facility on the terrace for over 1000 guests in addition to multiple dining options..

Apart from catering to the busy traveler, the hotel offers several recreational choices for the leisure traveler.

According to Jai Kishan, General Manager, Novotel Kolkata Hotels & Residences, “At Novotel Kolkata Hotel & Residences, we will set a new benchmark in the hospitality industry for Kolkata.  The hotel will offer guests the best of both worlds - a technologically astute hotel with varied options in dining and recreation.  Set within a vibrant city known for its literary, artistic and revolutionary heritage, we are certain Novotel Kolkata Hotel & Residences will create a unique niche for itself.”

Featuring the next generation of Novotel guest rooms

Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences provides guests with a comfortable environment and the latest in-room amenities such as the flat screen LED TV, coffee and tea maker, in-room safe, and Refreshment Centre.  Guests can also enjoy free internet access. The hotel offers a variety of room types for every traveler including 250 Superior Rooms, 35 Premier Rooms, 12 Deluxe Suites, 24 Studio Apartments, 24 One Bedroom Apartments, 1 Accessible Room and 1 Family Room. There are 15 sets of Interconnected Rooms, 81 Twin Rooms and 265 King-bedded Rooms.

International cuisine: Enjoy the simple pleasures

The Square is Novotel’s signature food and beverage offering, with its cutting-edge design and versatility. It is an all-day dining restaurant that offers a wide selection of Indian and international cuisine in the form of buffets, set menus and a la carte selections. These signature concepts are adorned with European-style décor boasting live counters of handmade noodles, pastas, grills and kebabs, seasonal ice creams and an assortment of breads. The Square in Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences is also the city’s largest all-day diner and has indoor as well as outdoor seating options. Guests can dine with a picturesque backdrop of the swimming pool and water cascades.

Delice – the Bakeshop is a bistro-style delicatessen at lobby level, featuring quick bites, cakes, pastries, and food on-the-go.

Santé is the bar at lobby level offering sumptuous bites, live bands and onscreen entertainment for a lively ambience.

Cascades, the pool bar is designed as an oasis of tranquility with custom cocktails and a chef’s crafted menu.

Meeting @ Novotel

With the growing Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) tourism sector in India, Accor is in a continual process of upgrading its MICE facilities and providing world-class new locations for meetings and conferences in India.

The property offers advanced banquet facilities, occupying an area of over 19,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space. The grand ballroom – The Eiffel Room - is further divisible into three separate un-pillared spaces for smaller gatherings. Lille, Lyon, Cannes & Marseilles are the four multi-functional meeting rooms catering to myriad conferencing needs. Vast and landscaped outdoor spaces, a separate Reception and Drive-in for Banquet and customisable spaces make the hotel suitable for all kinds of events. Up-to-date audio and visual equipment coupled with a highly trained and well-dedicated team ensure the smooth running of events.

Fitness & Relaxation

Balanced Mind, Body and Soul is Novotel’s holistic approach towards health and fitness. Guests' health needs can be met at the hotel's recreational facilities, which include a well-equipped 24 hours fitness centre, a spa and salon, and an outdoor swimming pool.

Accor entered India with the Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre in 2006 and now has nine Novotel hotels: Novotel Hyderabad Airport, Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach, Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach, Novotel Bengaluru Techpark, Novotel Goa Shrem Resort, Novotel Ahmedabad, Novotel Pune and now, Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences.

For reservations, please contact the hotel at  +91 33 4032 3333 or or

Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences address:

CF 11, Action Area 1C, New Town, Rajarhat, Kolkata, West Bengal – 700 156, India

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