The Lalit, Great Eastern Kolkata
The LaLiT Great Eastern Kolkata 1,2,3 Old Court House Street Dalhousie Square Kolkata 700069 India
Headquartered in New Delhi, the company opened its first hotel here in 1988 under the dynamic leadership of Founder Chairman Mr. Lalit Suri, who spearheaded the Group’s unprecedented expansion plans.
Rapid expansion and consolidation of its leadership position continues under the enterprising stewardship of Dr. Jyotsna Suri, who took over as Chairperson & Managing Director in 2006.
All hotels within the group operated under the brand The Grand – Hotels, Palaces & Resorts. It was re-branded as ‘The LaLiT’ on November 19, 2008 as a tribute to the company’s Founder Chairman Mr. Lalit Suri.
The company offers twelve luxury Hotels, Places & Resorts and two mid market segment hotels under The LaLiT Traveller brand offering 2261 rooms. In addition, we also hold the exclusive management rights to operate hotel in London offering 70 rooms.
The LaLiT Great Eastern Kolkata was built in 1841 as the “Auckland Hotel” and is the longest continuously operating luxury hotel in Asia with 165 years of operation until its renovation in 2006, according to the CRISIL Report. The architecture at this hotel is a combination of Victorian, Edwardian and contemporary styles. The LaLiT Great Eastern Kolkata is centrally located in close proximity to key commercial and business locations.
It operates 215 rooms and suites and offers over 13,000 square feet of conference and banqueting space. The spa at this hotel is spread over 13,000 square feet and includes a salon.
A favourite haunt of royalty, dignitaries and international celebrities for years, The LaLiT Great Eastern Kolkata offers 215 aesthetically designed rooms and suites, complete with all modern amenities. Rooms in the Heritage Block I and II exude the timeless legacy and heritage of the hotel through restored furniture, bay windows and vintage iron pillars.
Ultra-modern furnishing, parquet flooring and premium amenities distinguish the rooms in the New Block of The LaLiT Great Eastern Kolkata.