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Seabrook Island, South Carolina
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights while visiting Varanasi; the hotel itself is pleasant, with few weaknesses but also little that's oustanding. The rooms are well equipped - everything worked - the business center was very helpful, the lobby smart but the bedroom hallways tired. The restaurant is another story; the food is distinctive and the service excellent. Try some...

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Thank GuySeabrook
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed for 3 nights and was quite comfortable. Rooms are large enough to be comfortable. Break fast was very good and having continental as well as some local popular items. They have maintained new and traditional look and interiors. It has huge property, may take quite some time to take around.

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Noida, India
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Gateway is the best hotel in Varanasi, both in ambience, comfort, service and food. I have been visiting Varanasi almost every month for the last 3 years. I had to stay in two other hotels in Varanasi when there was no vacancy in Gateway but found those hotels much inferior than Gateway. Its location is also ideal, in the heart...

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GatewayVaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The Gateway Ganges Varanasi and for sharing your feedback on Bookings.com. Your feedback is essential in our effort to improve our service standards. It gives me a great pleasure to read your kind words on overall stay and services. Your kind words have been shared with our team who take great pride in ensuring...

Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel isn't as modern a hotel as the other hotels we had visited. As usual the restaurant was good, good food and wine! The staff were really helpful and polite and friendly. our bedroom was comfortable and clean.

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GatewayVaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The Gateway Ganges Varanasi and for sharing your feedback on Bookings.com. Your feedback is essential in our effort to improve our service standards. It gives me a great pleasure to read your kind words on overall stay and services. Your kind words have been shared with our team who take great pride in ensuring...

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed for two nights in the Taj Gateway Ganges hotel whilst visiting Varanasi during a tour of northern India. The hotel is located in the Cantonment area near the main station to the northwest of the city and we were told by our tour guide was the best hotel in the city, apart from the small...

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GatewayVaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi and for sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor. We would like to apologize for the inconvenience caused during your stay. Your feedback with regards to cleanliness and arrival has been shared with the team for an effective measure to be addressed from our end. We rely on the constructive...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are excellent the stay was comfortable and the service superb. However the sore point was that the buffets both breakfast & dinner were extremely repetitive. It was the lone sore point for me as my stay was for 9 consecutive days. For tourists who generally spend upto 2 nights this repetition of menu does not matter much for...

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GatewayVaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi and for sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor. We would like to apologize for the inconvenience caused during your stay. Your feedback with regards to buffet has been shared with the team for an effective measure to be addressed from our end. We rely on the constructive feedback of...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Hotel but on the expensive side probably 'coz of focus on foreign tourists. The Reception is good with a traditional decor. There is ample parking space with a big manicured garden. The ambience is quiet and provides a great respite in a bustling crowded city like Varanasi despite being centrally located.

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GatewayVaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi and for sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor. We would like to apologize for the inconvenience caused during your stay. Your feedback with regards to overall score has been shared with the team for an effective measure to be addressed from our end. We rely on the constructive feedback...

North Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago

As all other taj, this is a good five star hotel with garden and pool. The suite room I got is well furnished too. There are two restaurants inside the hotel and I ate in the India restaurant think it must be good because other India hotel I ate taste quite good. However the mutton meat dish I got is...

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GatewayVaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi and for sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor. We would like to apologize for the inconvenience caused during your stay. Your feedback with regards to meat has been shared with the team for an effective measure to be addressed from our end. We rely on the constructive feedback of...

CHANDIGARH
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are quite comfortable, the entire staff aft front desk, travel desk, the Chef, in-room service staff all are quite helpful and friendly. The food quality is too excellent, the amenities in room and in entire property are most appropriate. It all meet the expectations to feel at your home. A top recommended property at Varanasi.

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GatewayVaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The Gateway Ganges Varanasi and for sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor. Your feedback is essential in our effort to improve our service standards. It gives me a great pleasure to read your kind words on overall stay and services. Your kind words have been shared with our team who take great pride in...

Utah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once owned by the Taj group, the bones of the hotel are good - large, but not extravagant, rooms. Expansive grounds to the rear of the hotel for strolling. The clientele appears to be foreign tour groups. Nice selections at dinner and breakfast buffets. The linens were fresh and clean, but some of the towels are showing their age and...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Group-oriented mid-rise hotel centrally located on Raja Bazar Road at Nadesar Palace Grounds, on the banks of the Varuna River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi

Address: Nadesar Palace Grounds | Cantonment, Varanasi 221002, India (Formerly Taj)
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: RM443 - RM1,090 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi 5*
Number of rooms: 130
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