Somma's BNB - your sweet home in Kolkata

Entire home hosted by Somma

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
Dedicated workspace
A private room with wifi that’s well-suited for working.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.


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When in Kolkata, we are your home away from home in Salt Lake City! When you step into our home, you enter the Incredible India story and our age-old philosophy of hospitality - "Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam" which means the whole world is one family.
Soothingly done up with handcrafted decor pieces, hand-painted folk art by artists from rural India, cool cotton furnishings, soft yellow, warm lighting and a landscaped back garden view - it's a cozy, homely space.

The space
This space is on the ground floor ( USA - 1st Floor) , at the backside portion of the house, towards north.
It is a ground plus 2 floors building, located in a quiet, leafy , residential area. Our family lives on the 1st floor ( USA - 2nd floor)
The exclusive space consists of a living or drawing room with sitting and dining arrangements, a cozy bedroom with 2 single beds and a bathroom. A separate single bed is available in the living room. There is no kitchen. A small pantry arrangement is there to make your breakfast or for heating food.
A landscaped backyard garden gives the house a serene touch of nature - green and cool tree house kind of feel. The early morning chirping of birds would wake you up to an energetic day.

Where you'll sleep

1 queen bed
Living room
1 single bed

What this place offers

Garden view
Dedicated workspace
Free street parking
32" HDTV with standard cable
Free washer – In unit
Paid dryer – In building
Security cameras on property
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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4.96 out of 5 stars from 48 reviews


Where you’ll be

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

This is a quiet, up-scale residential area with independent stand-alone houses. Away from the din and hustle as the house is not on the main road, yet the area is easily accessible from airport (12 km , 30 minutes drive ) , (12 km , 30 minutes drive) from Howrah Railway Station and all the other important parts of the city.

The 85,000-seating capacity multipurpose stadium, where the 2017 under-17 FIFA world cup was played, is just 3 minutes’ drive. The IT park in Sector 5, Salt Lake, is also just 7 minutes’ drive away. City Centre 1 Shopping Mall is 1.5 km away .

International quality multi-specialty hospitals, convenience stores, supermarkets and malls, 24x7 medicine shops are all within walking distance.

Summary of Distances between our house and key destinations :

1) Airport - 12 km
2) Howrah Railway Station - 12 km
3) Park Street Downtown- 9 km
4) Quest Mall Park Circus- 7.5 km


5) City Centre 1 Shopping Mall - 1.5 km
6) Manisquare Shopping Mall - 1.6 km
7) Big Bazaar Supermarket- 500 m
8) Spencer’s Supermarket Manisquare - 1.6 km
9) Columbia Asia Hospital - 750 m
10) Amri Hospital - 1 km
11) Apollo Gleneagles Hospital - 1.5 km
12) Hyatt Regency 5 star hotel - 1.3 km
13) Sector 5 , Saltlake Office Area - 1.5 km

Somma's suggestions to explore the neighborhood:

1) Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre (EZCC) - You can visit an art and craft exhibition here or watch a theater festival or a music and dance festival, if happen to be scheduled during your visit.

2) City Centre 1 Shopping Mall - 1.5 km from our home

3) Manisquare Shopping Mall - 1.6 km from our home

4) Nicco Park - You can enjoy a few joyrides in this nearby amusement park.

5) Nalban Boating Complex - You can enjoy a cool boat-ride here.

6) Central Park or Banabitan - The second largest open space in the city of Kolkata, with lots of greenery and a large water body, a rose garden and a butterfly garden is a good place for a leisurely walk. Expect couples stealing some private romantic moments here.

7) Coffee shops, Restaurants and Bars - There are many of them in the area, where you can catch up with an old friend, family relative or a colleague.

8) Movie theaters and Multiplexes - There are movie theaters and multiplexes near the house, where you can watch latest movies.

9) Swimming pool, Spa, Gym - There is Hyatt Regency - a 5-star hotel just 5 minutes drive away about 1.3 km , where guests can go for a quick swim in a world class pool, maintained much more hygienically than pools in residential complexes and condominiums , or relax at the spa, groom at the salon, or sweat out extra calories gained out of Bengali desserts, at the Hyatt hotel gym facilities.

10) AltAir Capella Open Air Lounge : Awesome night view of Kolkata skyline from rooftop 20th Floor open air lounge at AltAir boutique hotel - 1.5 km from our home .

Note : Please refer the Kolkata Sightseeing Guidebook on our Airbnb listing for more details .

Hosted by Somma

  1. Joined in August 2017
  • 87 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Hi, I am Somma. I was born in the land of Royal Bengal tigers but got tamed in the hooter driven industrial town of Jamshedpur in the tribal state of Jharkhand in eastern India. In early 2000, I suddenly stumbled into the wonderland of the digital world through the rabbit hole of an era that did not have Internet, and thus, I am here, hosting my space in Airbnb!

Mother of two grown-up millennials, nowadays, if I am not kidding around with my long-lost foumd-again childhood friends on social media or women-only-trips, I find myself penning down soul searching pensive poems on a rainy day or a solo train journey. Besides that, I also write a bit feminist or social issue and lifestyle-based content for the digital space as a freelance Feature Journalist and a blogger. When I am not writing, I hum Bollywood songs from my teen and post-teen days, try picking up a few contemporary at the insistence of my kids though I can't tell the singers from one another, watch a lot of OTT content, Open Mic shows and stuff, listen to interesting TED talks and podcasts on life and minds. Luckily, my five decades-plus age do not limit my hunger to learn and try new things, or from enjoying any genre of music.

I like the genre of drama in movies - Gone with the wind, The Bridges of Madison County, Forrest Gump or Life is Beautiful are a few of my favourite classics while in contemporary releases I liked Interstellar, Inception, The Social Network, Snowden among others.

Nowadays I like to read more non-fiction that questions and explores the veracity of established beliefs and thoughts. I am passionate about art, handicraft and ethnic culture. Amazing creations of nature, as well as humans, attract me a lot. I love to explore their origin and the stories behind them.

I organize art and handicraft appreciation workshops with the Indian folk artists and master craftsmen and women, from various craft regions across the country for culture enthusiasts and share the heritage story of my country with them.

I am also a certified Life Coach.

I live in Mumbai. My listings are at my parental home in Kolkata. If I am there during your visits, I would love to talk about a wide range of topics with you, share ideas and experiences. I look forward to meeting new friends from across the world and learning new things from them. If I am not there, my younger brother Deep would be there for sure. Most of the time he stays there. A corporate senior, Deep is an extra-caring co-host. He goes the extra mile to make your stay most comfortable and memorable. You can expect warm and friendly hosting from all of us with a lot of experiences to share.
Hi, I am Somma. I was born in the land of Royal Bengal tigers but got tamed in the hooter driven industrial town of Jamshedpur in the tribal state of Jharkhand in eastern India. In…

During your stay

I live in Mumbai and sometimes am available at our Airbnb in Kolkata. But I am always accessible on phone once the guest confirms reservation. However, my other family members who live on the 1st floor, are always available for interaction and any help during the stay of guest .
I live in Mumbai and sometimes am available at our Airbnb in Kolkata. But I am always accessible on phone once the guest confirms reservation. However, my other family members who…
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Checkout: 2:00 PM
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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