Located right in central Kolkata, just minutes from all of the city’s must-sees, Hotel Galaxy offers clean, comfy rooms at excellent prices. A hit among backpackers and shoestring travellers around the world, this delightful little guesthouse also provides free wi-fi, hot water and remarkable service. There’s also a mini-library within the property. Rooms are priced around INR1,000 (£11.70).
3, Stuart Lane, Near Sudder St, New Market Area. T: 033 2252 4565