The Glenburn Penthouse
Calcutta, Calcutta and northeast India, India
At a Glance
Boutique option for guests travelling through Calcutta
- Just nine rooms, all decorated in an elegant yet modern style
- Calcutta combines well with other parts of Northeast India as well as The Andaman Islands or even Thailand or Bhutan
- Explore Calcutta during your stay with expert guides throughout
- Head to the rooftop and laze by the pool which overlooks the iconic Victoria Memorial
Best time to Visit
Good time to visit
Average time to visit
Calcutta and much of Northeast India has three main seasons: Summer, Monsoon, and Winter. The best time to visit Calcutta is between October until March when the weather is very pleasant. Summer, during March until May, is best avoided with soaring temperatures and high levels of humidity. The monsoon starts in June and lasts till September/ October with the wettest month in August.
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The Glenburn Penthouse is a nine bedroom hotel in the heart of Calcutta. The chic city sister hotel of Glenburn Tea Estate, enjoy traditional Bengali food by the rooftop pool. This luxurious boutique hotel boasts views overlooking Victoria Memorial.
The Glenburn Penthouse in the centre of Calcutta is ideal for those who want to be in the heart of the city, yet prefer a smaller, boutique hotel. With only nine rooms, it is clear to see the attention to detail that has gone into creating a homely yet luxurious feel.
Developed by the same owners at the enchanting Glenburn Tea Estate in Darljeeling, The Glenburn Penthouse is a mix of old and new. Each room has a colonial theme; the large four poster beds and other antique furnishings blending in with the bold fabrics and sleek and modern finish. The marble bathrooms in particular are elegant and have both large rainforest showers and bathtubs to enjoy an evening soak.
Guests can choose a room with a balcony, or for those wanting a little more space, there are two rooftop rooms which have their own gardens complete with jacuzzi.
The main highlight of the hotel has to be the rooftop which boasts a pool and the perfect spot to enjoy some Bengali cuisine. Overlooking the Victoria Memorial, it offers a romantic setting after a day of sightseeing.
There are just nine rooms at The Penthouse, making for an intimate stay with a very personalised service.
Location & directions
Calcutta, Calcutta and northeast India, IndiaThe Glenburn Penthouse is located in the heart of Calcutta on the Chowringhee Road. Chowringhee Road looks on to the iconic Victoria Memorial.
How to get there
Fly into Calcutta's Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport. From there The Glenburn Penthouse is around 45-minutes away by car.
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