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The Lalit Great Eastern Hotel

1, 2, 3 Old Court House Street, Dalhousie Square, Kolkata, West Bengal - 700069 View Map

Hotel Location: Dalhousie Square
Rooms: 195
Check-in time: From 1300 / Check-out time: Until 1100
  • 1, 2, 3 Old Court House Street, Dalhousie Square, Kolkata


The Lalit is a sprawling hotel perfect for business and leisure traveler alike. The hotel combines effective architecture and luxury accommodations to bring to you unforgettable memories. The hotel is 17km away from the airport and only 4 km from the railway station.

The hotel has a rich history being built in 1841 as Auckland Hotel and has played host to royalty and commoners alike. The heritage is reflected in the architecture that reflects Edwardian, Victorian and contemporary design. The hotel’s spa Rejuve is spread over 13,000 sq ft. and offers unparalleled experience and personalized services. The hotel also has a huge pool where a swim can easily be enjoyed and a health club for the health conscious guests. A large wedding and small conferences can be easily organized and executed with perfection and flair by the effective and hard-working staff. The host of facilities offered include salon, business center, internet access (LAN/Wi-Fi), concierge, valet parking, laundry/dry cleaning, airport transfer (chargeable), currency exchange, and safety deposit boxes. A library is also present for the guests use. The hotel has 195 tastefully designed rooms and suites that are air-conditioned and come with round-the-clock dining.

The dining options include Alfresco, The Legacy Lounge, The Bakery, Tea Lounge and Wilson’s. 

Hotel Features
  • Sun Deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa
  • Massage
4Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant/ Coffee Shop
  • LAN and Wi-Fi access (charges apply)
  • Private parking is available on site.
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Dry cleaning
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Currency exchange
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour room service
  • Business center
  • Smoking area
  • Doctor on Call
Room Types
  • The Legacy Suites (Presidential Suites)

    Size- 710 sq. ft, King-size beds

    The Presidential Suites are extra spacious and done in contemporary style with luxurious furniture, traditional décor and valuable art works adorning the walls. The floor of the Suite is done in especially imported marble. The Suites offer a fabulous view of the city with 3 bay windows and comprise of a bedroom, living room, bathroom, walk-in closet and a balcony. The guests can avail the benefits of The Legacy Lounge including the ones on cocktail hours. The various amenities offered are complimentary breakfast, internet access (LAN/Wi-Fi), 46” LCD T.V with satellite connection, DVD player (on request), mini-bar, electronic safe, tea/coffee maker, mineral water and ironing board (on request). The attached bathroom comes with shower cubicle, bathtub and complimentary toiletries.

  • The Legacy Luxury Room

    Size- 560 sq. ft. King-size beds

    These rooms are done up in great style with modern furnishings offered unparalleled luxury. The excellent and refined décor compliments the lavish furniture. The balcony offers splendid views of the city. The guests have special privilege via their access to The Legacy Lounge where breakfast, lunch and cocktails can be enjoyed in a private manner. The various facilities offered are tea/coffee maker, complimentary breakfast, 42” LCD T.V, bottled mineral water, DVD player (on request), electronic safe, mini-bar, Internet connection (LAN/Wi-Fi) and ironing board (on request). The private bathroom comes with complimentary toiletries, shower cubicle and bathtubs.

  • Luxury Rooms

    550 sq. ft. King-size Beds

    Luxury rooms are modern in décor and very chic and stylish with parquet flooring and fashionable furnishings. The rooms come with a either a good pool view or the terrace garden view. The amenities on offer are 42’ LCD T.V, tea/coffee maker, min-bar, internet access (LAN/Wi-Fi), ironing board (on request), complimentary breakfast, bottled mineral water and electronic safe. The private bathroom is fitted with modern fittings and equipped with complimentary toiletries.

  • The Legacy Rooms

    Size- 470 sq. ft

    The legacy rooms are beautiful and blend in the traditional beauty of the east with the modern legacy of the west. The rooms offer great view of the city with its bay windows allowing the sunlight to filter through happily. A host of amenities offered are tea/coffee maker, bottled mineral water, 42” LCD T.V, mini-bar, electronic safe, ironing board (on request) and DVD player (on request). Complimentary breakfast is also offered. The attached bathroom is modern and comes with essential toiletries.

  • Deluxe Rooms

    Size- 350 sq. ft, King-size beds

    Deluxe rooms offer magnificent view of the pool or the terrace garden. These rooms are contemporary in design with luxurious furnishings. The interior is designed with warmth and flair for artistic beauty. The facilities offered are complimentary breakfast, internet access (LAN/Wi-Fi), tea/coffee maker, mini-bar, 42” LCD T.V, DVD player (on request), electronic safe, mineral water and ironing board (on request). Complimentary toiletries are offered with the attached bathroom.

  • Superior Rooms

    Size- 350 sq. ft. King-size beds

    Superior rooms are the example of elegance and are utterly gorgeous to look at. These rooms are done in parquet flooring with lavish and opulent furniture. The various facilities offered are complimentary breakfast, tea/coffee maker, 42” LCD T.V, electronic safe mini-bar, DVD player (on request), internet access (LAN/Wi-Fi), ironing board (on request) and bottled mineral water. The bathroom comes equipped with necessary toiletries courtesy of the hotel.



Alfresco is located at lobby level and is a multi-cuisine restaurant. The guests can enjoy the signature Bengali dishes while enjoying the view of either the lily pond or the courtyard. The cuisine is prepared with the utmost delicacy and the chefs will endeavor to satisfy your appetites to their full capacity. The best part is that it is open for round-the-clock dining.

Tea Lounge

Tea Lounge is a cozy place to enjoy a great cup of tea. A place where you can savor the various flavors and enjoy the heady scent of freshly made tea. The restaurant offers snacks and teas from 16 states making it quite unique in its offerings. The restaurant is perfect for small conversations and light and hearty snacks. Don’t forget to enjoy the dessert that the chefs so meticulously make and which is utterly divine to taste.

The Bakery

The bakery is the best place to enjoy an English breakfast and savor the sweet confectionaries that the humans did great in inventing. The bakery is a favorite of locals and guests alike for keeping the traditional English spirit alive. The Bakery brings with it a décor that is warm and food that is just like tasting heaven.


Wilson’s is the vibrant pub named after David Wilson who was the man behind the building of the hotel. The place offers relaxed ambience with light snacks to accompany your drinks with. The large collection of select wine, beers and spirits make it a favorite haunt of those searching for great liquor and a place to unwind at.

The Legacy Lounge

The legacy Lounge seeks to reflect an old world charm with its carefully selected furniture to the elegant interiors. Art pieces adorn the walls and give it a nice touch. The Legacy Lounge basically serves light snacks and finger food. Cocktails can easily be accompanied along with the food during evenings. The Legacy Tower guests enjoy excusive privileges at the Legacy Lounge.

Useful Info

Distance from Airport 

  • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (16.8 kilometers)

DIstance from Railway Station

  • Howrah Railway Station (4.7 kilometers)

Distance from Top Attractions in Kolkata

  • Marble Palace- 2.7 kilometers
  • Shaheed Minar- 750 meters  
  • MP Birla Planetarium- 2.8 kilometers 
Useful Hotel Stats
  • Number of Bars- 1
  • Number of Floors- 6
  • Number of Restaurants- 3
  • Room Voltage- 220
  • Year Hotel Built- 2013 
  • Government-issued photo ID required