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Stay At The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata 5 Star Hotel in Kolkata Near Eden Gardens, the venue for the Indian Cricket League 2024

Published on: April 12, 2024

There are few experiences more memorable for avid cricket fans than watching live matches in India. The roar of the crowd when the captain hits a six. The tension as wickets fall. And the euphoria when your team wins. During cricket season in Kolkata, the whole city buzzes with palpable excitement that infects even those who do not consider themselves fans of the game.

The oldest and most highly esteemed cricket ground in India, Eden Gardens is also the largest cricket ground in Asia, with a seating capacity for up to 68,000 spectators. It is the second largest cricket stadium in the world after the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Fondly called the “Lords of India” and the “home of Indian cricket”, Eden Gardens is located within Kolkata’s Maidan, the largest urban park in Asia, which covers an area of 4 square kilometres. Due to its size and greenery, Maidan is known as as the “Lungs of Kolkata. Despite being located in Maidan, Eden Gardens cricket ground takes its name from the nearby Eden Gardens Park, which dates back to 1841 and was named after Lord Auckland Eden, the British Governor General of India at that time. Eden Gardens is without doubt an icon on the landscape of international cricket. When you book hotels in Kolkata near Eden Gardens, such as The Oberoi Grand, you really should take in some live cricket and try to make time to enjoy the natural beauty of this area.

Situated just minutes from Eden Gardens cricket stadium and Maidan, on MG Road, in the heart of the City of Joy, The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata - the most highly revered of hotels near Eden Gardens - is effervescent with expectation during cricket season. As well as being the perfect oasis of calm. As you enter through our secure gates and into the tree-fringed driveway, you will feel yourself warmly welcomed into the heart of Oberoi. Those who book hotels in Kolkata return to us time and again for this feeling of being both in and transported out of the city when they stay with us.

Our grand lobby, graced with an antique crystal chandelier exudes all the charm of a bygone era, as do the tastefully appointed rooms and suites. Yet you will also find all the conveniences of modern technology, the refreshing environs of a quadrant garden and outdoor, temperature controlled swimming pool, and our intuitive, personalised service throughout. No other hotels near Eden Gardens, Kolkata come close to us in terms of luxury, facilities or hospitality.

If you are looking to book hotels in Kolkata when you go to Indian cricket league matches, look no further than The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata. Our rooms and suites offer views of our quadrant garden or the bustling city on your doorstep. You can take advantage of the peace and tranquillity of our exceptional location by booking a room with a private balcony, for al fresco dining with pool and garden views.

After watching the cricket, you can celebrate a win or drown your sorrows in our chic bar. If you have worked up an appetite, our restaurants serve the best cuisines to be found in hotels near Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Take a seat in threesixtythreeo for authentic European, Asian, Indian and Japanese dishes, as well as wood fired pizzas. Should you be staying with us over the weekend, our legendary Sunday brunches also feature our specialist Japanese chef. Baan Thai was once again named in India's Top 50 Restaurants at the Condé Nast Traveller India’s Top Restaurant Awards, 2023. This little corner of Thailand in Kolkata creates dishes using ingredients sourced directly from Thailand, all served at traditional sunken tables or behind carved wooden screens.

Should you be in need of some rest and relaxation after the excitement of the cricket, The Oberoi Spa might be the place you visit upon your return to us at the best of hotels near Eden Gardens stadium, Kolkata. Our expert therapists would be happy to customise a massage, body treatment or facial to suit your needs. Our yoga instructors can also be booked for private sessions to suit your convenience.

When you book hotels in Kolkata for a stay during the cricket season, it has to be The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata.

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