Located in the eastern part of Kolkata, Salt Lake City is a planned township. Being the major IT hub of Kolkata, this place receives a large number of professionals from around the country on a daily basis. As a result, there are hordes of hotels in Salt Lake City that you can pick according to your budget. To save on accommodation, you can book a room at budget hotels in Salt Lake City, including FabHotel Sreemaa Salt Lake, FabHotel Tulip, FabHotel Astoria House, FabHotel Mishra Residency and FabHotel Canny House. You can also go for budget hotels in New Town, a nearby area, such as FabHotel Sreemaa New Town and FabHotel Paradise Inn.
About Salt Lake City, Kolkata
Also called Bidhannagar, Salt Lake City is one of the most-sought after localities in the metropolis owing to its commercial and residential significance. The prominent commercial spaces in Salt Lake City are Technopolis, Millennium City, Midland Park Building, PS Srijan Tech Park, Ecostation, United Salt Bengal Eco Intelligent Park, Delta Park and DLF 1 IT Park. Mass Software Solutions, Dongfang Electric, Kail Ltd., Centrum, CyberSWIFT Infotech, Webel Technology Limited, RS Software India Ltd., Kovair Software Pvt. Ltd., Nexsus Techno Solutions, Codeclouds, Teleminds Infotech Private Limited, Prometric Testing Private Limited, Webskitters Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Techno India Group, IPEG Solutions, Times of India, Haldia Petrochemicals Limited, TCS and Wipro have their offices here.
Shopping and Dining in Salt Lake City
Being a bustling locality, Salt Lake City has numerous restaurants, where you can enjoy everything from Bengali, Mughlai and North Indian to Chinese, Continental and Italian. Only Alibaba, Azad Hind Dhaba, Wow Kolkata, Fly Kouzina, Oudh 1590, 6 Ballygunge Place, Calcutta 64, Bon Appétit – The Café, Terminal 11, Backstage Kolkata, McDonald’s, 10 Downing Street, Rasam Pure Veg South Indian Restaurant, Rock Salon, Kapoor’s and Koshe Kosha are the popular places to eat here. The best shopping destinations in the area are Axis Mall, Mani Square Mall, Metropolitan Bazaar, Purbachal Market, IA Market, Falguni Bazaar, BD Block Market, Baishakhi Market, GD Market, BJ Block Market, EC Market and AE Market.
Attractions in and around Salt Lake City
While in Salt Lake City, you can head to Nicco amusement park for a fun-filled day. Apart from this, you can easily reach the following attractions of the metropolis:
• New Town Eco Park (11.5 km)
• Indian Museum (11.9 km)
• Birla Planetarium (12.6 km)
• Victoria Memorial (13.7 km)
• Fort William (15.1 km)
How to Reach Salt Lake
Reaching Salt Lake City is easy with the highly developed public transportation system of Kolkata. You can take buses and taxis to reach the locality or ride Kolkata Metro till Bengal Chemical station. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is 14 km away, while Sealdah Railway Station is 9.3 km from the locality. You can take flights and trains from Kolkata to numerous places in India, including Chennai. Among the best pocket-friendly hotels in Chennai are FabHotel Evlewt OMR and FabHotel Colors Apart Santhome.