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The Glenburn Penthouse, Calcutta

A sophisticated boutique hotel with a fabulous central location, the recently opened Glenburn Penthouse enjoys 360-degree views from its position at the top of a shiny new office building.

One of the city’s finest boutique offerings, The Glenburn Penthouse oozes style and grace. A tranquil space away from the bustling streets, the hotel has an understated yet sophisticated style complemented by traditional colonial décor, antiques and artwork. Each of the nine suites are light-filled and wonderfully spacious, boasting grand four-poster beds, original furniture and large marble bathrooms.

After a day of sightseeing you can retreat to the serene rooftop terrace where you can take a dip in the infinity pool and drink in the far-reaching views that surround you. A soothing treatment at the spa is another great way to relax, whilst a visit to the graceful dining room will present you with an array of delicious meals that are inspired by colonial, Bengali and Anglo-Indian cuisine as well as the city’s street food.

The Glenburn Penthouse, at a glance

  • Discreet, elegant residence situated at the heart of historic Calcutta
  • Occupying the top floors of a sleek new office building with 360-degree views of the city and its landmarks
  • Just nine spacious suites in total with four-poster beds, desks, wooden floors, handmade carpets and luxurious cotton sheets
  • Elegant pale yellow and white walls, marble-floored bathrooms with bathtubs and walk-in showers
  • Two suites have a private balcony and two more an outdoor terrace and veranda
  • Beautiful dining and drawing rooms with wallpaper depicting scenes of rural India
  • Meals prepared with fresh local ingredients

For leisure and pleasure

  • Short walk from the city’s top attractions and shopping areas
  • Covered rooftop terrace with infinity pool overlooking the Victoria Memorial
  • Sundeck with cane furniture and sun loungers
  • Library opening onto a pretty covered courtyard
  • Historical and cultural walks and tours discovering the city’s hidden gems
  • Small spa with two treatment rooms
  • High tea served daily
  • Ultimate Travel yet again gave us the holiday of a lifetime - thank you

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