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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Humid room. Food not so good. Heavy noise during all day. Pitiful Service. I asked for laundry service in one day They did nothing At all. Ten minutes for a cup of hot water. Another random choice would definitely be better

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stayed there for two nights. The service was really nice, the restaurant too. It has a nice atmosphere to gather around with other travellers, a diverse menu, and affordable prices. The location is good, is on a main avenue so it's easy to start exploring the city. However the room was too small and the bed uncomfortable, the hot... More 

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Reviewed 2 August 2016

This was our first time travelling in India (June 2016) and the Marilyn Guesthouse was a wonderful and affordable stop in Varanasi. Management was super friendly and helpful and the location was great, just a short walk to the Ganges. The restearant upstairs also offered great food which was also very well priced and retained a wonderful rooftop atmosphere. Also,... More 

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Pavia, Italy
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

We booked this guesthouse for 2 nights on Hostelworld: reviewed as 9/10 and the pictures were very nice too. Unfortunately, when we got there everything was so different: I guess they are making some maintenance adjustment because everywhere outside the rooms was dusty and there were rags all over the place. We booked a double room: it was so minimal... More 

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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to stay in Varanasi - clean, affordable, good location. And the staff will make you feel very welcome and is ready to help with advice and anything you need. Best deal! The rooftop restaurant - Romeo - offers great place to relax and very tasty food 👍🏽 Some German specialties on the menu - yummy! Would highly recommend... More 

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Jaipur, India
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

I had a great time at this guesthouse. The rooms were affordable, clean, and great for such a cheap price. The staff were all very friendly and the rooftop restaurant offered the perfect oasis from the crazy streets of Varanasi -- as much as I absolutely loved the city, walking around can definitely wear you out! Having a peaceful guesthouse... More 

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Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

I was there sharing room with a girl and the room/price was not bad so we staid there. During all stage where weird situations -I shared taxi with more people to go to Bodhgaya and the owner was pushing us to take his taxi and when he saw the one we took, for 1.500rps less, he started to say stupid... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

I came to Varanasi on february 24 and I found this guest house is good so I decided to stay. Today is March 8 and I have to go becouse the owner says I must go, when I had told him I wonna to stay for ten more days. I had pay every Day and Im a guest so I... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 9 January 2016

Casually to the railway station I was in this hotel. Very clean, compact, hot water, internet. More I do not need! The manager is very welcoming and friendly. A wide range of services that are offered at very affordable prices. When I will the next time in Varanasi - will soon go here)))

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Located a 5 minute walk from the Ganges, Marilyn guest house is a bargain for 400 rupees a night. It can be quite noisy but that's to be expected as it sits on the main road. The rooms here are basic. The hot water is very hot but you have to ask at reception for it every time you want... More 

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Additional Information about Marilyn Guest House

Address: Shivala Road Beside Shivala Post Office, Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: RM44 - RM62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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