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Wuhan, China
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Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

very friendly family who run it. Difficult to find tho! Conveniently located near Ganges river and good restaurants tho. Will arrange boat tours for u too. Personally don't think u need to spend too much time in Varanasi but as a hotel is pretty good.

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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Bright and cheery atmosphere, great management. We loved our stay here. It is a bit hard to find, so we recommend using their pick up service if possible. At the very least, have it pinpointed on a map and saved on your phone. The room was clean and the hot water was much enjoyed!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

We loved this guest house. It is a very well looked after home, clean and cared for. Monu is a lovely host - very welcoming and extremely helpful. He was always there when we wanted to ask something, even at 4.30am in the morning - amazing! Nothing was too much trouble. But - importantly - he was also sensitive to... More 

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Lydbrook, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

This is the second time Ihave stayed here, so it was good to see how the family have been after a gap of five years. Rooms are comfortable (and colourful), the facilities are OK (best for solo or younger travellers). The location is excellent, very near the main ghat, by the Golden Temple in the heart of the city.. Monu... More 

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Thank jookjoint
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

Ideal place to stay in Varanasi. Rooms are comfortable and, most importantly, are located in the heart of town, just around the corner from the Golden Temple. Monu in particular was a perfect host, always generous with suggestions as to what to do and where to eat. Cannot recommend highly enough.

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Thank Aden K
Aiken, South Carolina
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Reviewed 1 December 2015

I really enjoyed staying at this Guesthouse in the old section of Varanasi. Manu is a great guy and his family are excellent hosts as well. He was very helpful in organizing my transportation. Great price. Great place. Thanks Manu!

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Thank vaughters88
Varanasi, India
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

I stayed over here at this place for a week . Hostel is located centrally few steps by the main ghat . The place has a great character and rooms are very clean with wifi and comfortable beds. I had Tabla lessons with Monu for 5 days and cookery classes with his wife which was a great experience. Would definitely... More 

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Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

Very homely atmosphere . Monu and Family members are very caring. I have decided to visit Varanasi and stay at Monu's atleast twice in a year. Starting from Airport pickup till we left, our stay was really memorable . Room given to us was very clean and well maintained . Because of Monu, we had darshan of Vishwanathji atleast 25-30... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

After reading all the positive reviews about the guesthouse and the hospitality we were looking forward to our stay. It feels however like we arrived in different place. The family hardly speak English (apart from Monu) so it's very challenging to communicate on the basic level even. We got the room facing the Street, which is extremely loud. Support basic... More 

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Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

Amidst the chaos and intensity of wonderful varanasi you'll find a peaceful stay in monu's guesthouse. He and his family are extremely friendly and accommodating. We has a really lovely stay here! Would recommend! And the colours... All the colours!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dear Guests !! You are welcome to Monu Family Paying Guest House, a place where you feel safe, welcomed and happy as you choose your stay in a family homestay where you learn about Indian mid class lifestyle. We are not a star hotels but we give try to give you whatever we can do at our best level. we have got 5 rooms only for our guests , 3 double rooms and 2 single rooms. Double rooms have attach bathrooms with hot and cold working shower with free wifi in rooms. The single rooms have shared bathroom. We offer different activities like COOKING CLASSES , MUSIC LESSONS, YOGA LESSONS, HINDI LESSONS, MASSAGE , TOURS OF LOCAL SIGHTS, TOUR GUIDES , TRAVEL DESK , LAUNDRY SERVICE , CAR HIRE , PICKUP SERVICE , TRAIN AND FLIGHT TICKETS, WALKING TOURS , BOAT RIDE ETC. Come and stay with us !! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monu Family Paying Guest House

Address: Monu Family Paying Guest House Kalika Gali | Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: RM45 - RM89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Request room with AC if that is a need you have.”
 of 5 bubbles JoseV784, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is a big family room with a double and single bed, the only room with air con, amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles asryan2016, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“we stayed in a double with ensuite bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles 270NicolaP, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Room #23 has a large bed and a window w private bath.”
 of 5 bubbles seafare74, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Tell Monu what you want and let him recommend.”
 of 5 bubbles carrolld922, 19 Feb 2015 | Read review
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