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The Grand Hotel, Calcutta: "What's grand about it?" India Hotel Tip by acemj

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When we stayed here in the late '70s, the Grand Hotel was supposedly one of the nicest hotels in the city. That's a scary thought considering my dad wouldn't let me jump in this filthy pool. There were roaches in the bathtub and the electricity was unreliable. The view out the window was out to the street where there was a public latrine of sorts. I watched men stop along the street and urinate on the wall!

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  • Written Dec 6, 2003
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