Owl'sNest:Nature Lovers paradise @Heritage Kolkata

4.89

Private room in rental unit hosted by Tathagata & Indrani

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 private bath
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An artistic designer rooftop Cabin at tree level with birds outside your bedside window . A far cry from the boxed in spaces called rooms, this is a work of art . Welcome to Experience the beauty of Classic Old Calcutta at its Best !
Guestspeak
-a little piece of heaven-Jeanne,Fra
-Incredible! . If you like beautiful views, gorgeous refreshing rooms, plants ..THE place for you! -Abbey,Aus
-A small heaven in the center of bubbling Calcutta. -Nicol,Swz.
-Something out of a dream-Jessica,Ind

The space
Amenities:
A strong fast Wifi
Air-conditioned
Attached bath with towels & toiletries.
Water Filter
Hot kettle with Tea & Coffee pouches.

The Room :
This is a lovely rooftop Cabin cradled in nature .Watch sunrise & sunset from the terrace or bed .Soak in the Sun in the terrace amid greenery & flowers & unhindered views .
Walk out of your nest , onto a terrace full of flowers & an unhindered expanse of greenery ! Enjoy hours of spring sunshine , lounging with a book & coffee.
The room is like a nest in a tree so that you can enjoy a relaxing country experience plum in the core of Classical Old Calcutta ! You will realize why Kolkata is totally different from other cities in India .

Both the Owl's Nest rooms are unconventional & is designed by me with lots of passion in the tiny house concept .

*The room has been listed as. : #1 Stay option in Kolkata in the December 2019 edition of Lonely Planet , India .
** We have hosted more than 500 guests from more than 50 countries with 290+ top reviews in our three rooms in the same location.
Tours:
Soham our son whose tours are highest rated on Trip Advisor as Calcutta Capsule ( please check out his reviews on Trip Advisor ) or on Airbnb Experience.
He has been featured in the Lonely Planet , India (December 2019 edition)
(You can check out CalcuttaCapsule for details of the tours/walks.

Bird zone:
Birds & parakeets come for a feed morning & evening outside the window & you have the unique ring side view to their life . The dark glass ensures that the birds cannot see you and are not frightened away .

We have two other rooms which you can book together if you are in a group of four or six.
Not Included : Breakfast & Meals but available on advance notice & chargeable.

Check in : Any time after 12 noon.
Check out any time before 10 am .
For Late night check-in , Self check-in app will be shared by Mail . The gate lock can be operated through phone & your net connection or after logging onto our Wifi.
Early check in late check out options also available upto 6 hours subject to availability and chargeable.
# Free luggage storage .
## Free Booking of Railway tickets can be provided if you need to plan your onward journey from Kolkata from abroad.

Location:
Airport 20 mins at night,30-40 mins during day.
Metro Stn : 5min walk. 500 metres.
Howrah & Sealdah Stations : 30 mins.
A big Indian Bazar is 2 minutes away and shops for eating & buying anything are within 5 minutes.
Please look up Shyambazar on Wikipedia. The most attractive part of this listing is its unique location. This is the 'Real Kolkata' as many of our guests described it. Walk the alleyways all around us or take a walk to the Ganges for a Ferry ride or just enjoy the aritsan's village of Kumartuli- you can do it like a local from here.


Stairs : We are on the 5th Floor and we do not have an elevator in the building like all buildings of the period . However a walk up the stairs will do a lot of good for your heart , other than the gorgeous views you can enjoy : )
Luggage:
Help can be provided for carrying up luggage for arrivals between 10 am to 6 pm . Or else, Luggage can be stored in a locker room downstairs for the night & carried upstairs the following day with outside help around 10 am .


Other things you can do here:
Try Homemade Indian Meals (On advance notice)
Learn Bengali Cooking
Walks & Tours (recommended by Tripadvisor)& a part of Airbnb Experience; is very popular with guests.
Walking/Running in the Park
Join a laughing club

Our other Rooms:

1. The Sunny Room :
https://abnb.me/3BbuSxCORZ
(135 reviews)

2.Owl's nest 2:

What this place offers

Wifi
Washer
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Luggage drop-off allowed
Dedicated workspace
Long-term stays allowed
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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4.89 out of 5 stars from 96 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Kolkata, WB, India

Wander the alleyways around us and discover street food that will mesmerise you !
Three simple tips to travellers to find out if a listing is in Kolkata or its suburbs .
1)The Tram Car 2) The hand pulled rickshaw & 3) Chai stalls in every street corner.
All available around us.

Hosted by Tathagata & Indrani

  1. Joined in January 2016
  • 296 Reviews
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Our Family has been in Kolkata for over a 150 years. We cherish the opportunities of cultural exchange & the wonderful experience of meeting new people that Airbnb offers. Indrani is an expert cook, taking forward, the techniques of traditional Bengali cooking learnt from her mother and mother in law. Her cooking skills have been highly appreciated by our guests from all across the world.She has her official f b cooking page called 'Indrani's cookbook' Tathagata is a Chartered Accountant by profession, He takes pride in knowing every nitty gritty of the city & loves to help guests discover the city beneath the facade. Soham our younger son (a Chemical engineer,software pro and videographer) has his own tours, which are perhaps more appreciated than the rooms . For review of his tours , please search for Calcutta Capsule.
Our Family has been in Kolkata for over a 150 years. We cherish the opportunities of cultural exchange & the wonderful experience of meeting new people that Airbnb offers. Indrani…

Co-hosts

  • Soham

During your stay

Our Son Soham & I love interacting with guests from different parts of the world. In fact that is what has made our Airbnb experience very enriching.
We help all guests with links to nearby attractions and restaurants to explore. Our family has been in the same locality for over 100 years and this is our 5th generation here. We will be happy to help you with any specific interest that you have.
We live in the floor just below the apartment and are very accessible.
Our Son Soham & I love interacting with guests from different parts of the world. In fact that is what has made our Airbnb experience very enriching.
We help all guests with l…
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Things to know

House rules

Checkout: 10:00 a.m.
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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