Chanakya BNR Hotel - Puri

C.T Road,

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A rail heritage property with all modern facility. The Chanakya BNR Hotel, at Puri awaits you with the timeless grace of old world charm and all modern day amenities. We give you expansive rooms, tantalizing corridors and well-maintained terraces all telling the story of India’s magnificent Railway inheritance.

The Chanakya BNR hotel has a royal history and is located just 200 meters from the picturesque Puri beach. We are proud to be the only heritage hotel in Orissa as well as uniquely, the only railway theme hotel in India.

Each room, as well as its public area, display rare photographs that convey the achievements of the Indian Railways - one of the world’s largest employer. After evaluating over 18,000 photographs we have handpicked a few for our distinguished guests. We are proud to be the only hotel in the world to display such a rare collection of photographs that leaves one in awe of India’s glorious Rail heritage.

One cannot help but admire the courage of the founders of this magnificent monolith known as the Indian Railways, which was instrumental in crossing great rivers by building grand bridges or supporting the Indian Army during times of war. We would only be fair in concluding that the Indian Railway is undoubtedly one of India ’s greatest infrastructural achievements.

Being one of the famous Railway Heritage Hotels, the Chanakya BNR strives to apprise our guests about the intriguing history of the Indian Railways via these photographs. These historic pictures will greet you in every nook and corner of the hotel and will take you on a fascinating journey back in time. It’s our promise!

All 37 sea facing rooms at the Chanakya BNR are equipped with customised art work from the glorious Indian Railway and have been furnished keeping in mind the heritage nature of the property. Apart from the vintage design room furniture, the rooms truly take you back in time yet provide all amenities desired by today’s traveller. Space is not a constraint in these palatial rooms and each room is of a different size depending on which part of the building one might find oneself in.

Other Facilities : Manager on duty 24 hours. Efficient Room service round the clock, chauffeur driven luxury vehicles available. Major credit cards accepted Laundry service. Sightseeing and Travel, State of the art gymnasium.

Acceptable credit cards include Master card, Bob card, Central card, Visa, SBI card (Except AMX, Barclays & Car Card).

- Swimming Pool.
- Pick up & Drop facility.
- Wi-Fi Facility.
- Indoor & Outdoor game facility.Laundry
- Car rental
- Doctor on call
- Specialty restaurant
- Permit room
- Latest fire fighting system
- Travel Desk
- Conference facility
- From 6 AM to 11 PM room service
- Cable television

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Hotel Room Type

Room Overview

The Metropolitan Terminals

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Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Television
  • Telephone/Direct Dial


No. Of Adults 1 No. Of Childrens 0 Total Rooms 1

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The Great Rail Bridges

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Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Television
  • Telephone/Direct Dial
  • Breakfast


No. Of Adults 1 No. Of Childrens 0 Total Rooms 1

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The Erstwhile Rail Companies

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Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Television
  • Telephone/Direct Dial


No. Of Adults 1 No. Of Childrens 0 Total Rooms 1

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The Hill Railways

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Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Television
  • Telephone/Direct Dial
  • Hairdryer


No. Of Adults 1 No. Of Childrens 0 Total Rooms 1

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The Princely State Railways

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Room Amenities

  • Tea / Coffee Making Facilities
  • Infant Beds
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access


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The Royal Saloon

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Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Telephone/Direct Dial
  • Balcony
  • Infant Beds
  • Iron/Ironing
  • Music System


No. Of Adults 1 No. Of Childrens 0 Total Rooms 1

Hotel Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Airport Transfer
  • Parking
  • Banquet
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Baby Sitting
  • Conference Facilities
  • Currency Exchange
  • Faxing Facilities
  • Laundry Services
  • Beauty Parlour
  • Swimming Pool
  • Medical Facility
  • Car Rental / Hire
  • Wakeup Services
  • Security Guard
  • Jacuzzi / Whirlpool


Accommodation

The Royal Saloon - Indulge in the luxury of this two bed room suite. The view of the sea and the surrounding greenery from the private verandas is simply breathtaking. When you enter this suite you will see the art work of a train which was specially designed for the Prince and Princess of which they used during their journey in in the year 1905. The interiors of these rooms are done up in a Classic Colonial Contemporary style, with all the modern amenities. These Rooms have been customised and designed for the discerning and the pampered guest. Sample Art work displayed in this category of rooms is displayed below - (Left) H.R.H The Princess of Wales’ Boudoir, (Center) H.R.H The Princess of Wales’ Bedroom, (Right) H.R.H The Princess of Wales’ Bathroom. The Princely State Railways - Situated in the vintage part of the building these 7 rooms are designed for the connoiseus. Each room has a different wall colour scheme subtly matched with its upholstery and wooden flooring. These first floor luxury rooms give one the exclusive privacy that is required to enjoy the long corridors as well as the sea view from the Chanakya BNR hotel. The rooms are equipped with high speed internet along with custom made furniture adding to their royal decor. Sample Art work of the 'Gwalior State Railway' room is displayed below - (Left) Guna Station Opened in 1895, (Center) Mangaoli Station which was build at the cost of the Gwalior Durbar (Right) A platform view of the Gwalior Station in the early days. The Hill Railways - Hidden away on the Ground Floor of the property, these rooms provide the perfect peace of mind one needs to enjoy Puri. An atmosphere of days gone by; it is like travelling back in time. These rooms offer a spell-binding interior, which is a testimony to the architectural genius who designed it during the Raj. Located in the more antiquated part of the building, one is fascinated by the Jack Arch Ceiling rarely found these days. Its just a short walk away from the Garden, Restaurant as well as the Lawns. Sample Art work of the ' Delhi Junction' room is displayed below - ( Left) Delhi Station immediately after independence, ( Center) Delhi station 1911, during the coronation durbar for King George V and Queen Mary ( right) The 'Grand Trunk' train enroute from Peshawar to Managalore arriving at Delhi Junction on 1st April 1929. This was the first train carrying through coaches. The Erstwhile Rail Companies - These awe inspiring rooms take you back in time and give you the seclusion one needs to enjoy your stay at the Chanakya BNR. Inspired by the Erstwhile Railway Companies like the South-Eastern Railway and the Bengal Nagpur Railway to name a few, each room speaks the of the grand history of the Railway companies from a bygone Era. The colonial furniture, antique feel and subdued lighting add to the historical value. Your mood will be further enhanced by the wide balconies and the spacious bathrooms. Enjoy the cool sea breeze in your private balcony or just sit out and immerse yourself in the grandeur and the mystique of the railways.



Dining

The Bengal Nagpur Railways, BNR, for short was known for its delectable cuisine. The 'Dining Car' boasts of the signature dishes of the original BNR Menu, like Roast chicken, Baked Tomato Fish and Tipsy Pudding as well as a host of dishes which were a part of the Raj. Besides the signature dishes, the restaurant has a multi cuisine menu offering Indian, Oriental and Western cuisines. The Restaurant also has some truly extraordinary photographs of the special train built for the Prince and Princess of Wales during their visit in 1905.



Hotel Activities

  • Tennis
  • Leisure
  • Games Room


In Out Time

8 AM



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Chanakya BNR Hotel

C.T Road, Puri, Odisha, India

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