Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Kolkata

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

Activities

Activities and attractions in Kolkata

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation 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 center:

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

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 center:

  • 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)
Transport

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 center.

If you're traveling 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 around Kolkata?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 47 vacation rentals near Kolkata. From 13 Houses to 25 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kolkata for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Kolkata?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Kolkata. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Calcutta General Post Office: 45 vacation rentals
  • Kolkata Sova Bazar Ahiritola Station: 46 vacation rentals
  • Kolkata Dum Dum Station: 45 vacation rentals
  • Ecospace Business Park: 42 vacation rentals
  • Kolkata New Alipore Station: 42 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kolkata?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 13 Houses in Kolkata. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kolkata include:

  • Studios: 25 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 25 rentals available
  • Guest houses: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Kolkata?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 23 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Kolkata. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.