The Elgin Fairlawn, Kolkata

Housed in a 1783 building with a colonial-era vibe, the memorabilia-filled iconic heritage hotel has been shaped by the hands and minds of generations of families whose memories and influences have contributed to the unique heritage. Since 1783, The Elgin Fairlawn has stood on the junction of Madge Lane and Sudder Street.

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The building had existed on this site since 1783. It was built by an European Mr William Ford who purchased the land from Sheikh Ramjan and Bhonay on the 27th May 1781. The street was originally named after Ford.

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Celebrity Guests

The longest staying guests in The Elgin Fairlawn were the Kendal (Bragg) family. Their daughter is the famous British actress Felicity Kendal.

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The Elgin Fairlawn, Kolkata

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One of the best hotels in Kolkata offering best prices on booking online

The Elgin Fairlawn offers colonial charm and decor with a potpourri of styles ranging from it's past. It combines modern facilities with home comforts. The place is unique. Sitting in the lush greenery of the garden or on the terraces, it is very easy to drift off to any period in the last 200 years that marks the heritage of the hotel.

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Kolkata, the erstwhile capital of British India, is a beautiful collage of the English imperial culture and the traditional Bengali way of life, interspersed with all the elements of a modern metropolis. Its 350 year old heritage fuses seamlessly with the remnants of its colonial past, adding a nostalgic charm to the city. Adorned with the ancient landmarks like museums, shopping streets and delectable cuisine, it has a magnetic influence over travel enthusiasts who visit the city to experience its vibrant culture. Kolkata has this unique ability to make you love it one minute, hate it the next and then fall hopelessly in love with her all over again!

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We owe this honor to all our amazing guests

  • award for best budget hotel in luxury
  • 6 time National Award winning hotel in tourism
  • Green hotelier award from American Express for Environmental friendly hotels
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