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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nayana's place of abode 'Chota Kothi' made a delightful stay. A warm-hearted host, who pour's her Heart out in taking care of her guests, to the minutest of detail. My stay not only provided a comfortable Home, the Home cooked specially ordered meals too were delectable. Nayana also spent time with her Guests, in show-casing some of the fabulous sights and sound of Shantiniketan, including great meetings with local Artisans. A Perfect Stay, with great memories - I am going back there soon. It's a plum choice for a traveler. Go Visit Nayana's ..

Date of stay: December 2021
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nayana gangooly, Owner at Nayana's Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a fun experience it was to meet you. So happy you enjoyed our little neck of the woods.
As you know, Ronnie was suitably impressed too:)
Look forward to your next visit.
Many thanks for your kind words and encouragement.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chota Kothi at Shantiniketan is like home away from home. The gracious hostess Nayana will make sure your stay is comfortable & you will feel as if you are staying with a long lost friend.
The highlight of the trip is going around the nearby villages to see the terracotta temples, ruins of palatial houses & palaces.
So if you are in Shantiniketan do stay with Nayana & experience her hospitality & warmth.

Date of stay: December 2021
Thank Breakaway2011
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nayana gangooly, Owner at Nayana's Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bindu, What a pleasure it was to finally meet you. Breakaway has been a great support over these years but it was the first time that YOU visited! Hopefully the first of many.
Loved spending time with you. Thank you for your kind words and encouragement.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was a wonderful and delightful experience.felt like home ,so beautiful every corner had a different angle,rooms were so comfortable and nayana herself is so kind and generous.had an amazing experience.
Bhakti khemka.

Date of stay: December 2021
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank bhaktik2013
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nayana gangooly, Owner at Nayana's Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Bhakti for your kind words.
Lovely meeting you and I hope you will return soon.

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Reviewed 28 November 2021

We were just searching randomly a place to stay at Shantiniketan for two nights and we have found "Chota Kothi" by sheer luck. So, we contacted Nayana Di and even before we reach there we feel how much she cares for her guests. She guided us in every steps so that we can reach safely. Chota Kothi is a beautiful home surrounded by lots of greeneries and peace. It is an ideal place who wants to stay within the nature and that too within moving too far from Visva Bharti campus.

As soon as we reach we immediately fell in love with Chota Kothi. We loved every bit of it, starting from morning teas at the front porch with the chirping of birds, aesthetically done interior with victorian style antique furnitures and collections of many art pieces that Nayana di collected from all over the world, the long adda session with Nayana di and hear her stories which will enrich you as a person, absolutely delicious Spanish omelette that Maku makes for the breakfast, collection of great books, great food from Bargi da (suggested by nagana di) and loving presence of Ronnie. We have never ever found a host like Nayana di who hailed from a world famous family of Tagore but still is so grounded and warm person who will always make you feel at home.

Date of stay: November 2021
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nayana gangooly, Owner at Nayana's Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2021

So good to you and the young man. Look forward to usurping next visit when we go textile hunting in ernest.

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Reviewed 3 November 2021 via mobile

Staying at ‘Chota Kothi’ was a unique, refreshing and invigorating experience. Special in every sense - made so by the gracious and warm hospitality of Nayana, Maku and Ronnie. A memorable visit with thoughts to be cherished for long. Shantiniketan remains Shantiniketan because of quarters like ‘Chota Kothi’ and genial hosts like Nayana.

Room tip: Don’t miss sitting out on the porch while being spoilt sipping the savoury tea prepared by Maku
Date of stay: October 2021
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank amitendup2016
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nayana gangooly, Owner at Nayana's Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2021

Most humbled by your very kind words.
It was delightful to meet Paroma and you.
Please be in touch.

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