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The Elgin Fairlawn, Kolkata

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  • Excellent22%
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  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Let me get the negatives out of the way first. I stayed at The Elgin Fairlawn for 3 nights in July. I booked via Booking.com and although I checked in by 6pm, I got the only single room with a balcony that opens to the...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed for three nights and have to say: forget all the old reviews, don't even read them. The hotel has been taken over by members of the Oberoi-family three months ago, belongs now to the Elgin-group and there will be many changes. Renovation has...More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Fairlawn, KolkataResponded 14 July 2018

Dear Madam! On behalf of the entire team from The Elgin Fairlawn, Kolkata (Calcutta), we thank you for your positive feedback and appreciation. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and with your positive thoughts and words of encouragement we...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Least did I imagine I would be spending a night in a hotel where I camped when I was just seven years of age. Yes, I'm talking about a hotel that used to be known as Fairlawn run by a foreigner in a house that...More

Thank Steve B
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Fairlawn, KolkataResponded 16 June 2018

Dear Mr Borgia! On behalf of the entire team from The Elgin Fairlawn, Kolkata (Calcutta), we thank you for your positive feedback and appreciation. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and with your positive thoughts and words of encouragement...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Fascinating city. Really has the old world charm. We enjoyed Kolkatta. This hotel is also a legend. Could do with some renovation but otherwise a nice hotel with good old fashioned service. Value for money.More

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Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Fairlawn, KolkataResponded 9 June 2018

Dear Sir/ Madame! On behalf of the entire team from The Elgin Fairlawn, Kolkata (Calcutta), we thank you for your positive feedback and appreciation. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your holiday with us ! We are happy to let you know that...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018

This historic property is badly in need of refurbishment, and I'm glad to see it's been purchased by a hotel group with the intent to update it. At one time it was, no doubt, a delightful, charming place with an elegant atmosphere, but it is...More

1  Thank Melanie M
Response from ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Elgin Fairlawn, KolkataResponded 19 April 2018

Dear Madame ! We thank you for your feedback and concern ! We apologise for the inconvenience caused to you and please be rest assured that as The Fairlawn hotel embarks on its new journey as being part of The Elgin Hotels & Resorts heritage...More

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Restaurant
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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US$54 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$54 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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KKenealy
18 March 2017|
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Response from Philip W | Reviewed this property |
We got a reservation two weeks before we arrived by emailing the hotel directly. You can find the email address on their web site. They didn't even take a deposit. Perhaps the hotel prefers not to deal with the big... More
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ZZZJILL
24 October 2014|
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Response from Deb W | Reviewed this property |
I think I stayed in Room 5 - it's at the back, off the upstairs living area. It's small, but big enough, and the bathroom is a good size. No balcony, but it has windows, and if you roll up the blinds it's even lighter. It's... More
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"avoid one that opens to the street"
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"It is noisy but then it is in the middle of the city, so noise is inevitable."
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