Bodhi Tree Guesthouse
Guesthouse | 48/44 Swiss Park, Kolkata, India 700033
41 out of 46 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (07/04/2013)
Maxine Gill thinks…
"For us it was located in a great location as we were visiting friends nearby. Getting to central Kolkata was easy on the metro line and so cheap The staff were always helpful and at hand whenever…"Read all Bodhi Tree Guesthouse reviews
- Air Conditioning
- Credit cards accepted
- Self-catering Facilities
- Lounge area
- Internet / Wi-Fi
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour hot showers
- Airport Pickup USD 19.42
- Luggage Room USD 0.49
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.
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|Private Rooms A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.|
Superior Double (Private bathroom)Breakfast included
Superior Twin (Private bathroom)Breakfast included
Deluxe Double Garden View (Private bathroom)Breakfast included
Budget Double Garden View (Private bathroom)Breakfast included
About Bodhi Tree Guesthouse
Ideally located near Rabindra Sarovar Metro / Underground Railway Station ( 4 mins walk ) in the prime area of Swiss Park , South Kolkata , Bodhi Tree , allows fast access to all the major areas of Kolkata . ( Park Street is only 12 mins by metro )
South Kolkata provides great walking tour opportunities. Rabindra Sarovar Lakes , Old Buddha Temple ( Southend park ) , Kalighat Temple , Tolly Club , RCGC , Southern Avenue , Birla Academy of Fine Arts ( Art Gallery ) , Ramakrishna Institute of Culture - Golpark , Gariahat ( Shopping ) , Sarat Bose Road ( Restaurants ) and South City Mall - the largest Mall in Eastern India - are all located within 1 km from Bodhi Tree , and offer a fresh experience of Kolkata .
Bodhi Tree offers accommodation under Boutique ( AC ) & Value Boutique ( AC ) Category.
Boutique category includes the very atmospheric Bodhi Master Suite with New Age elements like Buddha Lounge , Sakya Zen Garden , Aroma Fountain , Tibetan Wisdom Chest , along with Split Aircons , CD Music , Free WiFi , Free Desktop Internet , Flat screen televisions with cable , library and much more.
Bodhi Master Suite comprises of 2 bedrooms ( Vajrayana & Mahayana ) with attached bath and walk-in-closets , Buddha Lounge , Sakya Zen Garden and a fully equipped kitchen , Swadenika .
Designed to create an atmosphere of spiritual calm, the Buddha Lounge has all the functional essentialness's of a living and dining space. The south open sliding window ushers in pure air , the large trees offer morning freshness and the sound of bird-life enhances the natural calmness of the space.
In the lounge, there is a leather recliner - the perfect vehicle of rest , comfort and relaxation - and a Tibetan Wisdom Chest - that contains the Bodhi Tree library.
The Zen styled Sakya Garden harmonizes the seven elements - air , fire , water , earth , space , mind and consciousness.
The focal point of the garden is the very rare Pink Sandstone Sakyamuni Buddha statue that has the smile of perfect wisdom symbolized by the Gyan Mudra posture .
The bonsai Peepul tree ( ficus religiosa ) that is 11 years old and the Adenium plant that is 27 years old add to the balance between the moving and the non-moving change and permanence, life and stone .
Drops of natural oil can be added to the fountain to spread the aroma of eucalyptus or Jasmine and a variety of herbal incense can be lighted to flavor the atmosphere with peace, calmness and tranquility.
The bedrooms of the Boutique Suite - Vajrayana & Mahayana can be booked as Guest room Suites ( Boutique AC category ) where the guests will get their private bedroom ( with attached bath and walk-in-closet ) and shared access to Buddha Lounge , Zen Garden and Swadenika , the kitchen .
Bodhi Tree also offers value boutique category.
Kalachakra AC Garden-view Guest room ( with attached bath ) has been created for independent travellers who will be able to experience for the first time in Kolkata boutique decor in the budget category .
The underlying theme of Kalachakra Garden-view Guestroom is Periodic Bengal.
The guestroom has been decorated with antique furniture which represents the taste, style and aura of the affluent Bengali families of yester-years.
Artwork includes Kalighat paintings, tribal frescos , sand paintings , terracotta handicrafts and icon art depicting the most influential spiritual and cultural icons of Bengal .
Vajrayana Buddhism originated in Vanga , the ancient name of Bengal .
The esoteric Kalachakra Yoga of Buddhism had its roots in the very secretive Tantric practices of Vajrayana doctrines.
Yogacara Cottage , ( Theme: Rural India ) set in our garden , "Uruvela Forest" sits under shades of trees and overlooks a garden .
The cottage has mud walls with village paintings and artifacts sourced directly from villages of India .
CHECK-IN : 12 NOON
CHECK-OUT : 11 AM
ALL GUEST ROOMS HAVE ATTACHED BATH WITH HOT WATER , SPLIT AIR CON ,
FLAT SCREEN TELEVISION / LCD WITH CABLE & WI-FI CONNECTIVITY .
BROADBAND INTERNET WITH DESK-TOP COMPUTER & PRINTER IS AVAILABLE IN THE RECEPTION LOUNGE .
ALL RATES ARE INCLUSIVE OF BREAKFAST & TAXES.
OFFICE PHONE-NUMBERS ARE OPEN FROM 8 AM - 11 PM ( LOCAL TIME )
South City Mall ( the largest mall in Eastern India )
South Kolkata Lakes : Rabindra Sarovar & Dhakuria Lake
Old Buddha Temple
Dakshinapan Market ( Cheapest Shopping in Kolkata )
Gariahat ( Shopping Center )
Royal Calcutta Golf Course
Rash Behari Avenue
Kalighat - Temple & Mother's House
Park Street is 5 metro stations away / 12 mins from Rabindra Sarovar Metro Station .
( Bodhi Tree is 4 mins walk to the metro station ) .