Experience Mindful Luxury in the Heart of Kolkata at The Glenburn Penthouse
“There are some parts of the world that, once visited, get into your heart and won’t go. For me, India is such a place.”
(Keith Bellows, Author and Editor-in-Chief of National Geographic Traveller)
When you travel to India, you'll find a world of diverse experiences and unique adventures waiting for you. The Glenburn Penthouse offers a unique opportunity to connect with Kolkata's rich history and culture. It allows you to experience the city's vibrant heritage and explore its diverse culinary delights while getting to know the local stories and people.
Welcome to your elegant and private abode in central Kolkata. Situated above the lively streets of the city, The Glenburn Penthouse offers you stunning views. As you explore the colourful streets, you'll encounter a vibrant mix of history, culture and contemporary life, creating unforgettable moments that stay with you long after your journey.
Welcome to Kolkata, the city of joy!
Enjoy the Views of Kolkata While Relaxing in Your Comfortable Suite
There’s a saying that ‘home is where the heart resides’, and Glenburn is a place that completely captures your heart. The suites here are designed to make you feel at home, offering a spacious and welcoming environment. You'll easily unwind and rest in the well-appointed sleeping areas with antique four-poster beds. Each of the nine spacious suites provides you with a generously sized sleeping area. Explore more about these suites.
You’ll have the option to select from the four Royal Bengal Suites, where you can either enjoy a direct view of Victoria Memorial from your room or opt for extra space with a private living room, verandah and terrace, making them the most spacious among the nine suites. Alternatively, you can choose to stay peacefully in the Calcutta Suites, which are very spacious and have separate dressing rooms, too.
Once you feel more relaxed and energised, step out and explore the lively streets of Kolkata.
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Explore the Vibrant City Life in Kolkata
Kolkata offers an authentic blend of history and culture, where the lively streets and markets captivate your senses as you delve into the city's vibrant core. It’s a city where tradition and modernity seamlessly coexist, with ancient architecture integrated with contemporary developments.
Glenburn’s expert-led private tours offer you a chance to uncover its culture, heritage and contemporary essence on foot, by car, and by boat. Immerse yourself in the narrative of this beautiful city, where a blend of European influences, the Bengal Renaissance, and the emergence of modern India come together to create a unique and compelling story.
Whether you're shopping in the vibrant streets, visiting iconic landmarks like the Victoria Memorial, or simply interacting with the warm and hospitable locals, Kolkata has a way of leaving an indelible mark on you. And if you're looking to experience some distinctive city views, you can hop on a boat on the Hooghly River and enjoy the picturesque scenery.
Enjoy a Boat Cruise on the Hooghly River
A boat cruise on the Hooghly River offers you a unique perspective on Kolkata. A private riverboat allows you to explore a different side of the city, offering a close-up view of the various activities along the riverbanks. This was the same view that fascinated many adventurers in the 19th century when they arrived at Princep’s Ghat.
As you sail along, you'll pass by Belur Math, the headquarters of The Ramakrishna Mission, with the city's prominent bridges, Howrah and Vidyasagar Setu, towering above. It's a wonderfully relaxing way to end the day, complete with a delightful tea menu featuring popular Indian snacks and refreshing Darjeeling tea.
A stay at The Glenburn Penthouse can be combined with a visit to the Indian Himalayas at its sister hotel at Glenburn Tea Estate in Darjeeling.
Visit the Glenburn Tea Estate in the Darjeeling Foothills of the Indian Himalayas
You'll begin your journey to Glenburn Tea Estate in the Darjeeling foothills of the Indian Himalayas by taking a flight followed by a road trip. Along the way, you'll have a fantastic picnic at a scenic spot. When you arrive in the early evening, you'll settle into your suite in a colonial-style bungalow. The evening kicks off with bonfire drinks, followed by a four-course dinner with your hosts and fellow guests.
During your stay, you'll have a chance to explore the vast 1,600-acre private estate and learn about the art of growing and crafting Glenburn Tea. You'll visit the tea fields, chat with the tea pickers, and follow the journey of tea leaves from the bush to the tea factory. It all culminates in a tea-tasting session where you'll discover the incredible range of flavours and aromas that come from a single bush in different seasons.
After a satisfying lunch at the bungalow, you can enjoy a leisurely afternoon hike or simply relax, appreciating the eternal beauty of the Himalayas. Find out more about the Glenburn tea and culture experience.
During your stay at The Glenburn Penthouse, you're bound to form a connection with the city of Kolkata. It will captivate you with its myriad stories and leave you with fantastic memories to carry back home.
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