The Windamere Hotel is one of the finest colonial hotels in India, understated and unpretentious, but steeped in history in Darjeeling, the home of the Indian tea industry.
Before the tea plantations in Darjeeling, there was little worth seeing there, but when the tea industry took off it all changed.
Spotting a tiger in its natural habitat in India is notoriously hard. The mangroves and forests of the Sunderbans National Park are shrouded in mist, mostly uninhabitable and much of it is out of bounds to most humans.
Sundarbans Tiger Camp is a pretty resort that though basic in many ways, oozes with undeniable rustic chic. If you appreciate wild life and relish the opportunity of spotting a tiger while cruising through sensational scenery then this is for you.
Pipal Tree boutique hotel located in New Town, is probably the best airport hotel in Kolkata (Calcutta). Everything you need for a good night's sleep before a long flight or indeed rest after a night on the red eye.