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28 Best Homesatays in Kolkata That Will Make You Fall In Love With The Culture

|Marianne Luz Molo
Kolkata is honored as the cultural capital of India, famous for its theatre and films. It is known for having grand colonial architecture, art galleries, museums, and cultural festivals all year round. Having been situated between the east bank of the Hooghly River and the west international border of Bangladesh, Kolkata has become the main port of communication for North-East India.

Tourists cannot help but come back to this buzzing city mainly for the beautiful sights and the various temples it offers. Known for its cultural heritage, students and scholars have a collection of famous places to visit if they want to dive deeper into India’s rich history.

Kolkata is one of the safest cities in India, and the inns have the most vibrant and friendliest people you will ever meet. Staying at one of these guest houses will surely leave you with plenty of memories and a delightful experience to look back on.

1. Garden Guest House and Paying Guest

Located near Kalighat Kali Temple, one of the holiest Shakti temples, Garden Guest House and Paying Guest offer exceptional accommodations. It is near cultural museums and parks, great for those who want to visit with friends and family.

Each room has a terrace, free WiFi, AC, water purifier, washing machine, refrigerator, and free private parking for guests who drive. They offer double rooms for couples and twin rooms for multiple guests. Staffs at Garden Guest House are privy to hygiene, so their rooms are always kept clean and neat for future guests. As a bonus, guests are given free blankets during the cold season and can bring their pets free of charge.

Garden Guest House is the perfect house stay for family-size guests who want to stay near cultural attractions in Kolkata and enjoy the quiet atmosphere that this guesthouse brings.
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2. Ani's Homestay

Located near Victoria Memorial and Kolkata’s Main shopping district, Ani’s homestay offers a more personal vibe to their services. A family-oriented homestay with its small and cozy size is the perfect place for relaxation.

Each room has a working AC, a terrace, and free WiFi for the whole house. It has a flat-screen TV and a balcony with a great view of the Kalighat Kali Temple. Previous guests love hanging out on the patio to relax and chat. Guests are given their slippers, towels, and bed linens upon staying.

As a bonus, Ani’s Homestay host is very caring and goes out of their way to cater to their guests’ needs. It is a very comfortable and serene place to stay amidst the ever-busy city of Kolkata.
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3. Red Arrow Residency

Only a 15-minute walk from Victoria Memorial, Red Arrow Residency delivers a homelike feel to its overall atmosphere. Although located at the heart of Kolkata, it maintains a calm and quiet environment well suited for a quick getaway.

Red Arrow considers couples, with their rooms having a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a private bathroom with a shower, toiletries, and a hairdryer. Enjoy the city view on the balcony while the staff serves a full English/Irish, American, or vegetarian breakfast each morning.

This homestay has a reasonable price, and the staff is attentive to the guests' needs. Every room is spacious, and the lobby maintains a welcoming atmosphere of home.
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4. Diamond Guest House

A guest house for families on vacation, Diamond guest house is only 3.2 km from Indian Museum. It features clean and comfortable rooms with helpful and experienced staff.

Diamond Guest House is only a walk from a few famous parks and restaurants, so the entire family can go out and have fun around Kolkata without having to leave the vicinity of the homestay. Guests can also order food online, and the staff will happily deliver for them, free of charge. If the guests want to visit nearby museums, the guest house offers free parking during their stay.

While it's a common homestay, it is still a worthwhile experience with its comfortable accommodations and friendly staff. Diamond Guest House is recommended for guests coming from Shalimar Station and looking for a nice and quiet homestay.
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5. Wise Owl Comfotel

Wise Owl Comfotel is a perfect homestay for solo travelers and families alike. It is only 17km from Netaji International Airport and 150m from Just Baked and Tero Parbon restaurants, making it one of the most convenient locations for a comfortable hotel.

Every room has its WiFi and tea/coffee maker, with staff serving breakfast every morning. The front desk is always ready to receive calls 24/7 in case of emergencies, and the homestay itself offers room service if guests desire to. They provide free parking and an airport shuttle for guests with early flights out of the city.

Overall, this homestay is a wonderful choice with its excellent housekeeping and thoughtful service.
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6. Shaw Guest House

For travelers entering the city through Sealdah Train Station, Shaw Guest House is an excellent stopping point to rest and unwind.

Shaw caters to families most of the time but is accepting of solo travelers. Their family rooms have large closets for baggage storage, a desk for those who work on the go, and a flat-screen TV. It also features a private bathroom complete with a shower and toiletries. The staff at Shaw emphasizes efficiency and therefore has a fast-paced check-in and quick check-outs. The building’s structure is quite historical which spiritually-inclined guests are sure to enjoy.

With sanitized rooms and a peaceful atmosphere, guests can stay and relax in this homestay until their next trip.
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7. Aster Guest House

Only an 11-minute walk from Indian Museum, Aster Guest House is a beautiful homestay that has been in service for over a decade. It is surrounded by a great neighborhood with interesting locations such as Victoria Square and Monkey Bar Café for guests who want to look around.

Aster prides itself on having allergy-free rooms with a shared lounge, free WiFi, and a terrace. Guests staying for a long time can also make use of the house stays snack bar as well as a restaurant serving Chinese cuisine. For those who like cooking, the property has a shared kitchen.

This homestay is best for a 2-person trip around the area while visiting the various parks and cafes.
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8. Mohar Residency

A homestay close to Netaji International Airport and Tagore Museum, it is one of the most beautifully decorated residences in the town. This boutique hotel prides itself on room service and a gorgeous view from the terrace.

Each room has air conditioning, a private bathroom with bidets and toiletries, and a flat-screen TV. Multiple guests can stay here, and the rooms still feel spacious and clean. The staff at Mohar Residency are quick and accommodating for guests needing last-minute bookings. They make sure that everything is orderly and settled.

This house stay prides itself on its exceptional staff, their host in particular is loved by guests for their friendliness and amazing hospitality. This is a beautifully decorated homestay worth your time in Kolkata.
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9. New Ananda Niketan Lodge

New Ananda Niketan Lodge has conveniently placed around 2 Metro stations and Chandra Bose International Airport, a perfect lodging accommodation for guests on the go.

All rooms in the lodge have a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom and shower, and a terrace that features a splendid view of Kolkata city. They also offer free WiFi and free parking for guests who love to travel, as long as reservations are made in advance. For places of relaxation, it is only 2.6 km from Millenium Park.

Tourists who travel through Kolkata will need lodging near train stations for convenience. New Ananda Niketan Lodge is a perfect homestay for this situation, practicing both efficiency and comfort.
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10. Sai City Inn Kalikapur

Only 250 m from Kalitala Mandir Playground and RR Plot Central Park, Sai City Inn is a family-oriented accommodation surrounded by tons of things to do.

This Inn has family rooms equipped with a private bathroom, a balcony, and a city view. The staff directly provides their guests with an Asian, vegetarian, or vegan breakfast each morning. The whole facility also has room service, free WiFi, and an ATM for convenience. They offer 24-hour service at the front desk to accommodate last-minute bookings and other inconveniences.

It is a cozily decorated inn famous for its room service and spacious family rooms, fit for multiple guests on vacation amidst the busy city of Kolkata.
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11. Crossroads

Crossroads is a homestay conveniently surrounded by train stations, and the facility also offers free parking and airport transportation. It is one of the most efficient and accommodating homestays in the city.

Crossroads pride itself on its garden and shared lounge that guests have grown to love for its beautiful view. The guesthouse provides guests with air-conditioned rooms, a desk, an electric teapot, a fridge, a microwave, a safety deposit box, and a flat-screen TV. The rooms have their own terrace and a private bathroom with a shower. Additionally, the facility serves A la carte, continental, or vegetarian breakfast every morning.

Previous guests have expressed how exceptional their service and food were, accompanied by their great location. It is good for its value homestay for solo travelers and multiple guests alike.
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12. Brill Rooms Salt Lake City Centre 1

Located around 50 m from Afraa restaurant and 150 m from City Centre Adjoined Park, Brill Rooms is a neatly decorated accommodation with above-average facilities and hospitality services.

Their rooms have a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a safety deposit box, and a private bathroom with an available hairdryer. Some rooms have a kitchen equipped with a fridge and oven. Breakfast is also readily available to guests every morning with several dietary options. Additionally, the rooms are fully furnished with a light purple tint and deep red accents on their floor and furniture.

Overall, a lovely homestay with well-managed rooms and great staff service.
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13. Monovilla Inn

Only 250 m from Children’s Park, Montville Inn is a beautifully structured homestay open to guests of all ages and backgrounds. The location is close to Mother Teresa’s house and cultural scholars like to stay here for historical exposure.

The inn provides air-conditioned rooms with a private bathroom. It also offers free WiFi, luggage storage, and room service. They serve a vegetarian breakfast every morning. If guests want something else, they can have the staff order from the nearby restaurants. Each room is designed to be neat and cozy while having as much space as possible.

Monovilla Inn is a great place to stay for culturally-inclined tourists visiting the city of Kolkata.
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14. Ramkuthir Homestay

This homestay is 650 m near Garia station, and they have a car rental service for guests planning to go sightseeing. It is one of the top-rated homestays in Kolkata for its accommodating staff and excellent room service.

The rooms feature a bathroom with a shower, a towel, and bed linens, with added slippers available for each guest. The entire facility also has a pretty garden, a terrace, and a balcony. The rooms are in a cozy lime and light blue color with soft white curtains for contrast, and the bathrooms have marble tiles to give them a nice shine.

Each room is well-maintained and it's obvious that great care was put into this accommodation. Previous guests have rated it above average in terms of staff hospitality and cleanliness.
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15. Ghosh Homestay

This homestay is only 850 m from Children’s Park and is one of the cheapest homestays in Kolkata.

The facility offers a terrace and balcony, with their rooms having free WiFi and a bathroom. Each room is amazingly decorated, and each stay here feels like guests haven’t left their homes. It is cheap and comfortable, with all necessities covered for a night’s stay. The staff emphasizes cleanliness and each room is sanitized for the next guests.

Overall, a nice getaway homestay for travelers who are looking for affordable accommodations without sacrificing comfort. Amidst the busy city, this little homey place is a worthwhile experience.
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16. Rishika AC Banquet and Guest House

Surrounded by a peaceful neighborhood and convenient public transport, Rishika AC Banquet and Guest house is a new homestay elegantly designed at the center of Kolkata.

All rooms are a closet, and a private bathroom equipped with a shower and toiletries. Additionally, a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, and a seating area are also readily available. The entire atmosphere of the guest house is elegant and so are the rooms, with dark red linings for the bed linens and deep red hanging curtains. The whole place screams elegance and class.

This is a beautiful budding guest house in the middle of the city with a convenient location from popular parks and museums.
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17. Calcutta Backpackers

From the name itself, Calcutta Backpackers is an accommodation with units specifically designed for solo and multiple travelers who stay for one night and like to travel.

Each unit includes a patio and a seating area. The entire property has a garden, a terrace, free WiFi, and a shared kitchen for convenience. The establishment prides itself on its bike rental service for traveling guests and athletes. The rooms are cozy with twin beds and colorful covers that match the aesthetic of the whole building.

A well-known establishment by couples and backpackers alike looking to travel all around Kolkata, it is an excellent place to settle in every night after an exhausting hike.
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18. Narenda Niketan

Located near Neelam Food Centre Kalika Restaurant, this homestay is a couple-friendly hotel that looks and feels like home.

Each room is fully air-conditioned with free WiFi and a balcony with a stunning city view. This guest house offers an A la carte or an Asian breakfast every morning. The rooms are decorated in peach color for simplicity and are located fairly close to the others for the convenience of the staff. The facility is a walkable distance from Sealdah Railway Station for guests with early trips, and the entire experience is a great value for money.

A good and memorable stay for couples and solo travelers, with the staff at Narendra Niketan, only wanting the best for their guests.
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19. Gitanjali Serviced Apartment

Located 150 m from Progressive Club Playground, this apartment homestay is the perfect accommodation for guests with early flights. Since it is near two subways and two trains, the facility itself offers a transportation service for convenience.

Gitanjali Serviced Apartment caters to travelers who have early flights or are only staying for a brief moment before visiting the rest of Kolkata. By offering a shuttle service and a car rental service, they ensure that guests can leave on time without the hassle of the commute. Each room comes with a closet, air conditioning, a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV, and a balcony.

This apartment is very comfortable with its soft velvety design and homey atmosphere. It is a great homestay for its location and comfort for both solo and family travelers.
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20. Georgian Inn

Only 0.9 mi from Sealdah Train station and 4.2 mi from Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, this inn is a magnificently decorated homestay in the middle of Kolkata.

The staff offers free newspapers to guests at the front lobby while they wait for their booking to be approved, while free WiFi is also available throughout the entire property. The rooms come with air conditioning, a TV with cable channels, and a private bathroom with free toiletries. This inn is noteworthy for the complimentary bed tea that they offer to each guest.

Adorned with murals of rose branches against a cozy white paint, Georgian Inn is a decent budget place that is best for work trips.
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21. Sonar Bangla

This homestay is only 150 m from CJ Park and 300 m from Mishra’s Café and Bar. It is a worthwhile accommodation for families and multiple guests, mainly for the city view and suitable location.

The staff is well-meaning and kind, and the property is decorated and properly sanitized. Each guest house is equipped with a closet, a private bathroom with showers and slippers, a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, and a balcony for selected rooms. An Italian, Asian, and vegetarian breakfast is served by the staff every morning. But if guests want something else, the nearest café is only 300 m away.

With a friendly and cooperative staff that serves quality food and services, Sonar Bangla is a great pick for a homestay in Kolkata.
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22. Satrangi Homestay Kolkata

Featuring a beautiful garden, a shared lounge, and a bar, Satrangi Homestay is a well-decorated accommodation that is worthy of staying for solo travelers and families alike.

The facility offers free WiFi and strikingly beautiful garden views, with the property having free private parking and a shared kitchen. As a bonus, they also encourage guests to use the sauna and have both bicycle and car rental services available. The terrace has a view of Kolkata, and this homestay also provides guests with a flat-screen TV, a kitchen with a fridge, an oven, a microwave, and a bathroom for each of the rooms.

An exceptional homestay with a lovely responsive host that makes the stay truly a home away from home.
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23. The Salvation Army Red Shield Guest House

Located in the heart of Kolkata, this guest house is only a 3-minute walk from New Market and Park Street Metro Station. The property is known for its playground available for guests checking in.

Each room is designed to be more cozy and unique than the next, with everything from the bed linens down to the marble floors. There’s a shared lounge, free private parking, and a terrace. They offer family rooms, with the staff providing 24-hour front desk service and airport transportation.

Great care and personalization went into designing this guest house and previous guests have considered it a great location for shopaholics and tourists.
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24. Blue Chip

This guest house is only 2.5 mi from the famous Indian Museum and 500 m away from The BallyGunge Phari Bus Stand. This is a top accommodation known for its comfort and exceptional location.

The rooms look and feel like a home decorated with the local culture of India. Each of them has air conditioning, WiFi, private balconies, a wardrobe, and a hairdryer. The property also houses its restaurant that serves Indian specialties, great for tourists and travelers from all around Kolkata to experience the culture.

Blue Chip guest house is a clean accommodation surrounded by a beautiful and quiet neighborhood, with remarkable staff and delicious served breakfast. A worthy homestay is deserving of more attention and praise.
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25. Eco Corporate Inn

This 3-storied hotel is only a 5-minute walking distance from Biswas Bangla Gate and offers exceptional staff hospitality and comfort.

The rooms have a vibrant atmosphere with the yellow paint standing out from its deep maroon accents in curtains and furniture. At the guest house, each room is equipped with air conditioning, a desk, a terrace with a city view, a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV, and a safety deposit box. Selected rooms also include a balcony with beautiful garden views.

This homestay makes guests feel comfortable enough to forget that they’re in a hotel. Eco Corporate Inn is a lovely little place with great staff and even greater food.
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26. Heaven Place

Heaven Place is only 7.1 km away from MG Road Metro Station, while Dumdum Metro Station is 7.6 km from the property. This is a great accommodation with excellent WiFi connection and above-average trained staff.

With each room having vibrant colored furniture and wall paint, it feels more like home than an ordinary hotel. The rooms in this guest house are equipped with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kitchen, a dining area, a safety deposit box, and a private bathroom with a bidet.

The peaceful atmosphere of the rooms is important amidst the hustle of the big city, and Heaven Place is a perfect choice for an awesome homestay experience.
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27. Peaceful Living

Located within 6 km from Kalighat Kali Temple and 7.4 km from Park Street Metro Station, Peaceful Living is a great accommodation for families on vacation in Kolkata.

A noteworthy aspect of this guesthouse is the flower petal murals in the shared lounge that makes this whole experience feel like home. The rooms have free WiFI, and a balcony, with the entire place having a ready-to-use pool. The hosts are kind and warm while accommodating to every guest’s needs by offering coffee and snacks and a tour of the property. The staff lets travelers keep their luggage at the guesthouse if they need to travel somewhere for a brief moment, also offering a key to the place for convenience.

With a lovely host and a peaceful place, Peaceful Living does live up to its name.
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28. FabExpress Paradise Inn 1

Built in the middle of the New Town District of Kolkata, this inn has wonderfully trained staff who value comfort and cleanliness over anything else.

FabExpress Paradise Inn values uniformity and you can see how meticulous the rooms were designed to be, with a vibrant yellow and soft peach paint for the wall amidst the maroon accents of the wooden furniture and flooring. Each room at this guesthouse includes a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV, air-conditioning, and a seating area. The property also features a terrace, a 24-hour front desk, and free WiFi available throughout the place.

This inn is a beautiful place downtown with rooms having a historic feel yet with modern aspects. It is a wonderful experience for weary travelers looking for a temporary place to stay in the heart of the city.
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Kolkata is a buzzing capital known for its rich culture and excellent sights. From their museums to the local restaurants, nothing else comes close. Whether you're looking for a cozy guesthouse amidst the crowdy city or a vibrant inn surrounded by historical attractions, Kolkata’s homestays are an excellent choice for your next booking.
Marianne Luz Molo
Born in Tacloban City, the cultural center of the Philippines. She has made trips to other parts of the country such as Baguio, South Cotabato, and Palawan. Cycling is her favorite mode of traveling as it lets her get close and personal with the locals. She seeks out the places with the most diverse customs and aims to let the world discover these hidden gems.

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