We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Nice stay for a day” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Sonnet

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
The Sonnet
Ranked #10 of 217 Hotels in Kolkata (Calcutta)
Certificate of Excellence
Pune, India
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Nice stay for a day”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2012

I was there for a day to attend one of my friend's wedding. The location of the hotel is very good. It is quite near to the Kolkata Airport. The Salk Lake City Center mall is just 2-3 mins walk time. For entertainment lots of things are there near by. The hotel is very well maintained and decorated. The reception stuffs were very helpful.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank kisskissboomboom
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

411 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    163
    188
    40
    13
    7
See reviews for
74
37
25
247
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (83)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Level Contributor
17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2012

Sonnet Hotel is located in a very posh area of Kolkata known as Salt Lake, The Hotel is on walking distance from the famous mall - City Centre I. Rooms are very nice and spacious. The bathroom is designed with new fashion & spacious. It has multi facility which complete the room with modern ammenities.
Hotel has very good restaurant named as AURA. Food quality is good and ambience is mindblowing. It offers complimentary breakfast to all its guest. Room service is fast and satisfactory

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank somya-shashank
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
New Delhi, India
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2012

I was in this hotel for a night. I check in sometime around 11 PM and the hotel staff was kind enough to give me a call for directions, while i landed at the airport. the first surprise was a complimentary upgrade. The rooms are clean and spacious. Food is available round the clock. A very convenient hotel for those coming for business in the salt lake area. Hotel staff is courteous and makes every effort for a comfortable stay. I was satisfied with the service offered and trust this will continue.

Room Tip: The club room is a value for money.
See more room tips
  • Stayed December 2011, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank bidyut_tamuly
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Chennai, India
Level Contributor
293 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2012

The Sonnet is a decent hotel in the Salt Lake area of Kolkata. The rooms are nice and the food is ok. They have a gym which is functional. The staff are also very friendly. I would love to see more Bengali food in the restaurant menu. The check-in/check-out process can be quicker.

Room Tip: Take the higher floors.
See more room tips
  • Stayed January 2012, travelled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank PremPandurangam
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2012

This is a good business hotel as long as not paying from your own pocket. Hotel has nice looks from outside and inside and rooms are comfortable.

This hotel comes under B&B which means you need to add 1-2 k per day extra on your meals to the tarrif. Quality of food is fine except that we were lucky enough to find a piece of hair in one of the vegetables in the complementary breakfast. I guess hair was complementary too :).

The staff were nice and courteous an at least 4-5 people greeting you in your way to room.

The quality of sleep was nice till last day when someone occupied room adjacent to ours. The banging of closet doors and entrance doors were clearly audible enough to disturb your sleep in night. You could also hear the noise from LCD TV set next to the room though that was not as annoying as the slamming of doors.

We tried unsuccessfully to get the temperature regulate to a higher one by setting it to heat mode (yes it showed heat mode) which in fact lowered the temperature. After complaining several times that it's not working and technician visiting 2-3 times nothing worked and it took the staff about one day to figure out that there's no heat mode in their hotel (I guess the electronic device showing heat mode was just for fun) or in fact what they claimed none of the hotels have heating possible. In fact they couldn't even provide a small heat or so as temporary arrangement. According to them it will heat too much.

The exhausts in washrooms were either not working or were not good enough. Complaint about it but they claimed it's working after 2-3 trails. I still doubt if it ever worked.

The travel desk is of no use so better not waste any time there.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank vikashjaiswal
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Kolkata (Calcutta) hotels
2.7 km away
Senses Hotel
Senses Hotel
#8 of 217 in Kolkata (Calcutta)
4.5 of 5 bubbles 300 reviews
5.4 km away
Swissotel Kolkata
Swissotel Kolkata
#6 of 217 in Kolkata (Calcutta)
4.5 of 5 bubbles 1,310 reviews
6.8 km away
The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata
The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata
#5 of 217 in Kolkata (Calcutta)
4.5 of 5 bubbles 763 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
6.9 km away
The Oberoi Grand
The Oberoi Grand
#1 of 217 in Kolkata (Calcutta)
4.5 of 5 bubbles 1,922 reviews
2.1 km away
Monotel - Luxury Business Hotel
Monotel - Luxury Business Hotel
#14 of 217 in Kolkata (Calcutta)
4.0 of 5 bubbles 634 reviews
2.2 km away
Hyatt Regency Kolkata
Hyatt Regency Kolkata
#9 of 217 in Kolkata (Calcutta)
4.0 of 5 bubbles 1,194 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to The Sonnet? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Sonnet

Property: The Sonnet
Address: Block Dd Plot No 08 | Sector 1, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700064, India
Region: India > West Bengal > Kolkata (Calcutta)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Kolkata (Calcutta)
#9 Business Hotel in Kolkata (Calcutta)
#10 Luxury Hotel in Kolkata (Calcutta)
#21 Best Value Hotel in Kolkata (Calcutta)
Price range (per night): $105 - $162
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sonnet 4*
Number of rooms: 64
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Sonnet has embarked on a journey of establishing itself as a premium 4-star business hotel group in India. The Sonnet, Kolkata is a symphony in design, service & efficiency. A premium business hotel, located in The City of Joy’s newest and most promising Business Hub, Salt Lake. It’s proximity to the airport and Salt Lake’s sprawling IT district makes it the most convenient location. Amenities and facilities are at par with the best in the industry. With unobtrusive & efficient service, we strive to make your stay a very comfortable one. The Sonnet is a eco sensitive hotel and is committed to the social & environmental causes and responsibilities and is always involved in organizing activities to initiate social and ecological awareness. The environment team at the hotel is always ready to contribute to the smallest concerns and handy in extending all support to environmental needs.The state of the art décor, 64 ultra-modern superbly furnished self-contained guest rooms, the fitness centre “WORKOUT” along with the open air Jacuzzi “SPLASH”, a well-stocked bar “UNWINE”, a Music Lounge “ORION” and Round the Clock Fine Dine restaurant “AURA” provides the boarders with all the physical, holistic and gastronomical relaxation that they need to feel at home. Round the Clock in Room Dining pampers one to lazy meals in the privacy of the room. Tailored tour arrangements in luxury cars, heritage walks, religious services, buddy services, and also tie-up with a renowned SPA are always available at beck n call.For the discerned corporate traveller, The Sonnet is ever ready with specially crafted food by the Master Chefs as per guest preference, place, country or origin. Facilities like express check-in, check-out, Wi Fi connectivity, secretarial services, and chauffeur services are tailored to one’s choice and requirement. Corporate meetings, Seminars, Get togethers can be organized in the well-equipped meeting rooms (starting from 1500 Sq. feet to 4000 Sq. feet). Also not to forget the open air terraces for the social functions as well as evening cocktails…….the package is unlimited. THE SONNET OFFERS YOU ONLY THE BEST, SERVICE IN A PERFECT SYMPHONY!! ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia APAC, Wotif.com, Odigeo, Hotels.com, lastminute.com.au and Agoda so you can book your The Sonnet reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Sonnet Kolkata (Calcutta), India - West Bengal

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing