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Hotel Ganges View

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is an excellent option when visiting Varanasi. Staff is friendly, even if sometimes they look overwhelmed. The hotel is on the Assi Ghat, located well outside the very busy ones near main Ghat. The rooms are nice, all having a small veranda facing the Ganges. However the rooms are outdated and the bed are not so comfortable. The...

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Caterham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved this hotel. It is a heritage building that overlooks the Ganges. The room was lovely with comfortable beds. The bathroom was fine although the hand basin taps were 'interesting'. The food at lunchtime and dinner time was absolutely delicious. I recommend the Lime and Soda too, a good thirst quencher. The staff are delightful, very helpful and...

Thank TravellerGillian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived early at the morning, so we had the chance to watch the sunrise from the hotel's balcony which was amazing. The rooms are clean and tidy, what is true for other parts of the hotel too. The breakfast was very I choose the indian food) as well as the lunch. If you want to enjoy the view of...

Thank baloghmihaly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Obviously stars don't mean the same in India - or at least in Varanasi - as they do elsewhere. This hotel doesn't even come close to what we imagined based on its star rating and on its Lonely Planet review. I can't for the life of me fathom what the reviewer was thinking when he wrote so enthusiastically about this...

1Thank Isabelle D
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food avaialble here was quite good. Hotel is located well with the view of ganga river. Staffs are great and helpful. Rooms are offering a great view of ganga. Ideal place to stay in with family.......

2Thank munarkarizami
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the splurge stays of our trip, and I'm glad I went for it, heeding Lonely Planet's advice to book early. I communicated with the hotel via email for weeks before our stay, a little nervous that a spoken reservation would fall through the cracks or result in a less desired room, but they delivered on their...

2Thank SC415
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Varanasi is Indian culture in the raw so it was nice to escape to Hotel Ganges View beside Assi Ghat. We had a comfortable upstairs room with access to large public balcony with views over the Ganges. Lovely vegetarian dinners served as a buffet, all guests dining at the same time. You can easily get a boat in front on...

1Thank Hector P
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

There is so much going for this hotel, its location, the charming authentic decor, the lovely terraces filled with pot plants but a few things would make it so much better. Firstly cleanliness, our bathroom was never properly cleaned and the bed linen could have been better. There seemed to be a large number of male staff mostly hanging around...

1Thank Etta007
New York
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Delightful, characterful, ideally located, warm/welcoming guest house, enriched by fine art, amazing flowers, great views and lovely outside nooks and crannies to watch and read. Would've been an easy straight 5 stars with hot water for showers.

1Thank furslands
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Great old building with beautiful and fascinating rooms. Lots of indoor and outdoor public areas to sit and read or take in the view of Assi Ghat and the Ganges beyond. The staff were very warm and helpful. Our rooms were clean, large and charming.

1Thank Josh S

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Ganges View guest is one of best guest house in Varanasi or Banaras those are situated at unique oldest city in the world or holy pilgrimage cities in India located on the Banks of the Holy Ganges...... and so much ... more   less 

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Address: Assi Ghat, Varanasi 221005, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: RM310 - RM518 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ganges View 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“The higher the floor, the better the room. But this place is always fully reserved months in advance.”
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