Park Plaza Kolkata Ballygunge opens in eastern India

Park Plaza Kolkata Ballygunge opened its doors Dec. 24, 2012 to welcome international and domestic guests visiting Kolkata, a major commercial, cultural and educational hub in eastern India. Park Plaza Kolkata Ballygunge is the first Carlson Rezidor hotel in eastern India. The 92-room hotel is strategically located in the upscale Ballygunge area, close to local attractions such as the Howrah Bridge, Kali Temple, the Indian Museum and St. Paul’s Cathedral.

“The Park Plaza brand is known the world over for delivering outstanding value by combining contemporary design and modern facilities with warm and engaging service.” said K.B. Kachru, executive vice president, South Asia, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. “Now, with the opening of Park Plaza Kolkata Ballygunge, travelers will be able to enjoy the Park Plaza experience when they visit West Bengal.”

The Park Plaza Kolkata Ballygunge boasts 14,800 square feet of trend-setting banquet facilities with its own entrance, giving hotel guests continued privacy and banquet guests ease of coming in and out of the hotel.

Recreational facilities at the hotel include a full gymnasium with spa facility and an infinity pool (pictured above) with attached Jacuzzi®. For evening excitement, Park Plaza Kolkata Ballygunge offers a spacious rooftop barbecue grill, Smoke Shack, where guests can have a casual dinner or an outdoor party while enjoying Kolkata’s skyline.

Park Plaza Kolkata Ballygunge is designed to be contemporary to reflect the modern outlook of its guests. It has incorporated an abundance of natural light and greenery as part of its design to bring nature into the hotel. The interiors of the hotel consist of an inviting lobby with vibrant colors providing a warm welcome to guests returning from business meetings or exploring the city.

“We chose to partner with Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group as we believe that they have the expertise in managing successful hotels,” said R.K Gupta, managing director of the Mukti Group, which owns the hotel. “We hope that visitors to the state of West Bengal will choose to stay at the Plaza Kolkata Ballygunge as it provides an unforgettable stay experience. We are confident that our hotel will make its mark on the hospitality landscape and at the same time contribute to the community of West Bengal.”


January 31, 2013
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Carlson Rezidor is continuing its aggressive development plans in India with the opening of its first hotel in eastern India: the 92-room Park Plaza Kolkata Ballygunge.

The 92-room Park Plaza Kolkata Ballygunge is our first hotel in eastern India.