Bhubaneswar: Located near the Puri Beach, BNR Hotel is a railway heritage property, known to offer comfortable stay to guests. The timeless grace of old warm charm awaits visitors at the BNR Hotel at Puri.
Expansive Rooms, magnificent corridors and well-maintained terraces are truly reminiscent of the bygone era. The majestic colonial structure of this heritage hotel with the well-manicured, sprawling lawn will take anyone 95years back when the old Ashworth Villa was purchased by Bengal Nagpur Railway in 1922 and was converted to a hotel in 1925. The hotel had celebrated its Platinum Jubilee in the year 2000 with much grandeur and fanfare.
The hotel features 37 spacious rooms that have vintage design and beautiful artworks relating to the Indian Railways. All rooms are fitted with modern amenities, such as air-conditioner, cable TV and telephone. Selected rooms have private balconies from where guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the sea. The en-suite bathrooms have requisite bath amenities. The hotel doesn’t compromise the need for peace and seclusion. There is a library & a room for billiards and table tennis.
BNR Hotel gives you expansive rooms, tantalizing corridors and well-maintained terraces all telling the story of India’s magnificent Railway inheritance. BNR hotel has a royal history and is located just 200 meters from the picturesque Puri beach. Each room, as well as its public area, display rare photographs that convey the achievements of the Indian Railways.
Being one of the famous Railway Heritage Hotels, BNR strives to appraise its guests about the intriguing history of the Indian Railways through the rare collection of 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.
All 37 sea-facing rooms at the BNR are equipped with customized artwork 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 anyone 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.