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Santiniketan Homestays

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The homestays in Santiniketan provide visitors with a unique opportunity to experience the culture, history, and hospitality of this small town. The homestays are mostly located in and around the university campus and offer a variety of options ranging from single rooms to large family homes.

Each homestay is unique in its own way and provides visitors with an opportunity to experience the warmth and hospitality of the locals. Homestays provide visitors with the convenience and comfort of home, while also giving them the chance to explore the local culture and sights. Most homestays provide homecooked meals and basic amenities like hot water and electricity. Some homestays are also equipped with modern facilities such as WiFi, cable television and airconditioning. The homestays in Santiniketan offer visitors a chance to explore the town‘s rich cultural and historical heritage.

Visitors can explore the Tagore family homes, Kala Bhavan, and the many museums and galleries scattered throughout the town. The Visva-Bharati University is also a great place for visitors to explore, as it is home to several art galleries, museums, and a library. The homestays in Santiniketan also offer visitors a chance to experience the many festivals celebrated here. These include Poush Mela, Vasant Utsav, and Basanta Utsav, which are celebrated with great enthusiasm by the locals.

Homestays in Santiniketan provide visitors with a unique opportunity to experience the culture, history, and hospitality of this small town. They offer visitors the convenience and comfort of home, while also giving them the chance to explore the local culture and sights. So, if you are looking for a unique and memorable experience in Santiniketan, a homestay is the perfect accommodation option for you.

LIST OF HOMESTAYS AT SANTINIKETAN

Nayana’s Homestay:

A cozy and welcoming accommodation located on a quiet, tree-lined street in the north of town. The two-story house, which is owned by a member of the Tagore family, is filled with character, art, and handmade crafts. The guest rooms are not luxurious, but they are comfortable and provide a pleasant stay. The homestay also features shared outdoor terraces and a beautiful garden, as well as a kitchen that guests can use. A breakfast is included in the room rate of 4000 INR. With its friendly atmosphere and convenient location, Nayana’s Homestay is a great option for those looking for a comfortable home-away-from-home experience in Uttarpally Phuldanga.

Mitali Homestay:

Located about 2km north of VisvaBharati University in Phuldanga village, Mitali Homestay is a unique experience for its art, craft and books. Enjoy comfortable rooms, homecooked meals and wonderful company. Enjoy Bengali cuisine in the house with veg/nonveg meals costing300/400, or try the wider selection of dishes in the garden restaurant Rustic Flavours. To ensure a pleasant stay, kindly contact the hosts two weeks ahead (six months ahead for Poush Mela and certain festival periods). As is customary in Shantiniketan, 50% advance payment of room costs is required (9433075853; www.mitalishantiniketan.com; Phuldanga; incl breakfast30004000).

Garden Bungalow:

A comfortable lodging located at the end of a lane at the northern border of Santiniketan. It is surrounded by a picturesque tropical garden and features a 19th century landowner-style main house with four-poster beds, folk art and carved wooden doorways, all with air conditioning. Additionally, there is a ‘mud house’ constructed with more traditional local materials, without air conditioning. For reservations, contact: 9899760538 or visit www.thegardenbungalow.com. Room rates range from ₹2000 (without AC) to ₹5000-7000 (with AC) and breakfast is included.

Park Guest House:

A peaceful, semi-rural getaway located a short walk away from the university campus. It is situated beside Lal Bandh Lake and surrounded by a beautiful garden courtyard. The rooms are cozy and decorated with tribal-inspired decor, tea/coffee makers, and bathroom mosaics. The rooftop restaurant serves delicious Bengali and North Indian dishes at reasonable prices (mains range from ₹100 to ₹250 and thali lunch is ₹95). Guests can contact the hotel at 9378321552 or visit www.parkguesthouse.in to make a reservation.

Rustic Flavour:

At Rustic Flavour, located at Mitali Homestay in Phuldanga, you can savor the home-style cooking of Sukanya Ray in the restaurant’s garden setting. The menu features a variety of delicious Bengali dishes, as well as other Indian, Continental, Thai, Chinese, and Middle Eastern cuisines. To ensure that you get your preferred meal, it is recommended to make a reservation a day in advance. The restaurant is open from 12:30-2:30pm and 8:00-10:30pm, and 3-course meals cost 500-800 INR.
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