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Puri Heritage BNR Hotel turns 95


Located near the Puri Beach, BNR Hotel is a railway heritage property, known to offer comfortable stay to guests. Expansive Rooms, magnificent corridors and well maintained terraces are truly reminiscent of the bygone era. The majestic colonial structure of this heritage hotel with well manicured, sprawling lawn will take any one 95 years 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. There is a library and a room for billiards and table tennis.

BNR Hotel offers expansive rooms, tantalizing corridors and well-maintained terraces all telling the story of India’s magnificent Railway inheritance. It has a royal history, and is located just 200 meters from the picturesque Puri beach. Each room, as well as its public area, displays rare photographs that convey the achievements of the Indian Railways.

Being one of the famous Railway Heritage Hotels, BNR strives to apprise its guests about the intriguing history of the Indian Railways through the rare collection of photographs. These historic pictures will greet guests in every nook and corner of the hotel and will take them on a fascinating journey back in time.

All 37 sea facing rooms at the BNR are equipped with customized art work from the glorious Indian Railway and have been furnished keeping in mind the heritage nature of the property.

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