Travel Photo Of The Week : ITC Sonar Kolkata

ITC Sonar Kolkata

ITC Sonar Kolkata

ITC Sonar Kolkata – ITC Sonar has a uniquely sleek contemporary architectural design contrasting and is nestled amidst acres of land, resplendent with mind blowing greenery. This upscale and world class resort has the proficiency of a business hotel and yet maintains the feel of a humble resort. My stay at this hotel has changed my definition of luxury and comfort. Kudos to their efforts!

Coorg Resorts: Literal Paradises Amidst The Breathtaking Scenic Views!

Hello, This is Afreen Shaikh from Andhra Pradesh, an account executive by profession. Since my job gets so monotonous, I usually take these little breaks .This time, I decided to go to Coorg via Bangalore. I discovered Bangalore, is the city with a cool climate, because it’s situated at a place equidistant from the shores and also the elevation does a great deal for its climate. I travelled from here to Coorg which is 238 Km by road, taking just 6 hours.

Tea plantations in Coorg

Tea plantations in Coorg | Image Resource :

I had decided to save and go for a luxury trip and selected the Old Kent Spa and Resort, a 200 acre property. As I entered this coorg resort, surrounded by lovely coffee plantation I was struck by its British Colonial style of architecture. I was pleased with the large villas. The breakfast was pleasant a mixture of Coorg and British cuisine. Sitting in the lush property I watched the varieties of birds and the flora and fauna. The bathrooms were a dream with lovely English type of bath-tubs.

Old Kent Spa and Resort

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Old Kent Spa and Resort Room

Old Kent Spa and Resort Room | Image Resource :

Coorg Resorts: The Verdant Green Environment Spiced With Luxury

The next I decided to go in for The Windflower Resorts and Spa, as I felt once I am here I need to have the pleasure of visiting it. Spread over a 25 acres of land the large airy 44 rooms had the sun filtering in with the coffee plantation and verdant greenery all around. The towering teakwood and rosewood trees, around the pool were such a pleasant scene.

The Windflower Resorts and Spa

The Windflower Resorts and Spa | Image Resource :

Having a riverside murmuring next to my room which is on stilts was my dream which I realized, the next day at Meriyanda Nature Resort. The stylish stone and wooden bathroom with a spacious bedroom along with a deck offering the breathtaking view of Coorg was fascinating. The trek to the water fall was enchanting, from this Coorg Resort. Similarly I checked out the Heritage resorts, where the pool had no chlorine and the meal I had, used the spice from the organic garden within its precincts.

Meriyanda Nature Resort

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On my last day I casually checked out the Serene Woods, and was completely taken up by the unique nature get-away. The evening bonfire, the treks and bird-watching was something which I promised myself next time.

Serene Woods

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Travel Photo Of The Week : The Lalit Great Eastern Hotel Kolkata

The Lalit Great Eastern Hotel Kolkata

The Lalit Great Eastern Hotel Kolkata

The Lalit Great Eastern Hotel Kolkata – Lalit Eastern in Kolkata was a place that was beyond all my dreams! The luxurious ambience of the hotel , the prime setting in the best shopping area and the Bengali cuisine served in its in-house restaurants make it a must-visit place …for the budget seekers it would be a lifetime experience!

A Touch Of Culture And Traditions At Vedic Village Spa Resort!

After visiting so many places in Kolkata, we wanted to relax and get some luxurious services. We browsed through the internet and found one resort to be most popular and favourite among many Indians.

It was Vedic Village Spa Resort. And, we instantly made our decision to spend the rest of our time in Kolkata at this wonderful resort. We booked our room online and hired a taxi to have the most amazing and satisfying time in Vedic village resort. The moment we entered the resort, few pretty ladies welcomed us with a garland. Their hospitality right from the beginning was touching our hearts.

Vedic Village Spa Resort Kolkata

Vedic Village Spa Resort Kolkata | Image Resource :

The staff accompanied us to the room and even offered us complimentary drinks. We took an Earth Villa to feel the authenticity of Bengal. It was a cute little cottage, had wood work inside the rooms, the place was decorated so deeply that we were mesmerised. We already started to experience the earthy feel that was provided to the visitors of the hotel.

After spending some leisure time in our room, we moved ahead to the dining corner of the resort. When we took a stroll around the resort, we found several dining places. Some of them were Bhoomi, Agni, Yagna, and Chai. We were glad to find such classic names of the restaurants.

Vedic Village Spa Resort Restaurant

Vedic Village Spa Resort Restaurant | Image Resource :

We had our lunch at Bhoomi and tasted many delicacies of Bengal. Well, the Bengali cuisine is lip smacking. Alu Bhaja, Moong Arhar dal, Rohu in mustard, mishit doi were some of my favourites. In the late afternoon we thought of playing games and enjoy the activities that the resort had to offer its guests. There was boating, archery, pool, cycling and biking, volley ball, and many indoor games. We chose to boat and enjoy a bullock cart ride. It was simply fun.

Then we had our special evening tea at the restaurant Chai- the tea lounge. It was refreshing indeed. Later we had small conversations with the staff members about the religious places of Kolkata as we planned our next two days visiting the ancient temples. The staffs were obliging and gave us information about Belur Math and Dakhineshwar Temple. We then went to our room to doze off as we fixed our next days for religious activities.

Hotel Lobby

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Travel Photo Of The Week : Hyatt Regency Hotel Kolkata

Hyatt Regency Hotel Kolkata

Hyatt Regency Hotel Kolkata

Hyatt Regency Hotel Kolkata – There are no words to describe this wonderful 5 star property because it lives up to the name of the Hyatt group of hotels. The staff, the food, the hospitality and the overall ambience gets ten points from me! I would surely come back and even recommend to my friends to enjoy a stay here.

Class, Economy And Luxury At The Le Roi Raipur

Though I am not choosy about where I stay during my travels, I am particular about economizing my trip. After much research and phone calls, I made reservations at the Le Roi Raipur. It was pretty simple to reach the hotel, as it was well within walking distance from the railway station. This is probably the best hotel one can find at a very suitable budget, especially one that is located well within the premises of the Raipur Railway station.

Designed to accommodate spacious rooms and latest technology incorporated into the daily routine, the Le Roi Raipur does more than justice to its pretty economical tariff. The hotel has an in house restaurant that serves only the most delicious food and the best local cuisine too. Give your palate the homely feel as well as the pampering you need once in a while at least.

Le Roi Raipur

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There are several families, bachelors as well as business people in the hotel and the help was very friendly indeed. I am able to conveniently post these details to you with the very speedy and easily accessible Wi-Fi connection available in the Le Roi Raipur.

Plush Beds And Loads Of Pampering

To a youngster who has just started to earn and enjoy life, staying in hotels is a dream come true. With twenty-four hour help and room service on call, a café, banquet halls and complete air conditioning, it is indeed a heavenly experience and a luxury one needs in order to escape the routine activities of life.

The hotel is located with such practicality that it is accessible from the railway station, the Pandri Bus stand as well as the Airport with ease.  The elevators are decorated with perfect workmanship and designed to suit your every need and emergency.

Hotel Room

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Each room is provided with a telephone that lets you connect to the intercom as well as make phone calls through the operator. You are also facilitated with a safe to stash away your valuables during your stay. In case you do not prefer using the laundry facilities; you may make use of the iron provided in your room.  And most of all, you can wake up at dawn to the fresh pot of beverage and a newspaper to go with it.

The hotel Le Roi Raipur is the best choice one could make while visiting the city. I just cant wait to start my trip now, what with every amenity and facility accessible to me at my beck and call.

Travel Photo Of The Week : The Taj Gateway Hotel Raipur

The Taj Gateway Hotel Raipur

The Taj Gateway Hotel Raipur

The Taj Gateway Hotel Raipur – It was one of the most memorable trip, thanks to the Taj Gateway in Raipur. It was my recent official trip to Raipur and the best part of the trip is the stay at Taj. I, especially enjoyed their complimentary breakfast. So many varieties that I even skipped lunch at times!

Travel Photo Of The Week : Grand Hyatt Goa

Grand Hyatt Goa

Grand Hyatt Goa

Grand Hyatt Goa – As the name states, this was a grand affair. The Hotel itself was set up in an area of 28 acres and designed in the most beautiful way possible. Everything about this place was dripped of luxury, class and beauty. The hospitality and facilities are worth citing. The indoor pool was my favorite and I did spend most of my time there.

Aryans Resort Goa- A Home Away From Home

While we were planning our itinerary for up-coming Goa trip, my friends and I discussed thoroughly the kind of hotel we would like to stay in Goa. Each of us voted for sea-facing resort with cottage facility. A quick search via our favorite resort booking app landed us at Aryans Resort. The location looked amazing, the facilities seemed just perfect and what set our hearts jumping in joy was the tariff rate. It was just within our budget. We promptly made our booking via online and then confirmed it through a phone call again.

Our 7-Day Long Romance with Aryans Resort Proved Memorable

Located on serene Vagator beach on North Goa, Aryans Resort looked something right out of a calendar. We were warmly greeted by the nice staff and the sparawling lawn and azure swimming pool made us fell in love with this resort at the first sight. But the real surprises were the beautiful cottages made from wood.

Aryans Resort Goa

Aryans Resort Goa | Image Resource :

We had booked two deluxe cottages for the four of us. The cutting-edge amenities including the mini bar, coffee maker and the spacious color TV in each cottage made every penny spent worth it. The Wi-Fi internet connection gave me the opportunity to write blog entries every night upon returning, while my friends felt overjoyed for being able to do Facebook every day.

All of us are great foodies.  So Aryan’s dazzling multi-cuisine restaurant with its mouth-watering grilled sea foods and BBQ dishes made for exquisite dinner set-up for most of the nights. The restaurant also has a mind-boggling menu for veg dishes. The lounge bar of Aryan Resorts is totally a class apart.  Both for our occasional drinks of red wine and for the purpose of mingling with the tourists of different nationalities; we used to hang out at that place every night after dinner.

Aryans Resort Goa Room

Aryans Resort Goa Room | Image Resource :

The well-trained and courteous staffs of Aryan Resort made our stay-in experience here a dream. From efficient laundry service to pantry service or the concierge arrangements, we always found them at our beck and call whenever we needed any assistance.

Lastly, it was the calm and heavenly ambience of Aryan Resort and its surroundings that have made a loyal customer out of me for life.

Travel Photo Of The Week : Hilton Mumbai International Airport Mumbai

Hilton Mumbai International Airport Mumbai

Hilton Mumbai International Airport Mumbai

Hilton Mumbai International Airport Mumbai – The hotel is conveniently situated in the premises for a guaranteed comfy stay. There is this amazing restaurant with a complimentary breakfast and evening cocktails. With the manicured gardens, an Indo- Chinese cuisine and elegant ball rooms not going amiss, missing a flight wouldn’t be an issue.