Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Kolkata

Enjoy the area's monuments, temples and museums with a rental holiday home in Kolkata. This city's university setting, cafes and parks draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Victoria Memorial and Eden Gardens. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Kolkata

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Kolkata has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Alipore Zoo (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Nicco Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Kolkata

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kolkata is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Milennium Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Chandpal Ghat (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Maidan (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Deshapriya Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Rabrindra Sarovar (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Salt Lake Central Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Kolkata

Fly into Kolkata (CCU-Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Kolkata Sealdah Station, Kolkata BBD Bagh Station and Kolkata Eden Gardens Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Kolkata by jumping on the metro at Central Station, Chandni Chowk Station or Esplanade Station.

Where to stay near Kolkata?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 51 holiday rentals near Kolkata. From 14 Houses to 28 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kolkata for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kolkata?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Kolkata. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Asiatic Society: 46 holiday rentals
  • Kolkata Burra Bazar Station: 50 holiday rentals
  • Kolkata Dakshineswar Station: 51 holiday rentals
  • Kolkata Ballygunge Station: 46 holiday rentals
  • Maidan: 45 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kolkata listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kolkata?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 14 Houses in Kolkata. Our other popular types of Kolkata holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 28 holiday houses
  • Studios: 27 holiday houses
  • Guest houses: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Kolkata?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 25 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Kolkata. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.