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A Palace on the River, Rashmi Guest House

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the deluxe river side room the 1st night and switched to the standard double room for our 2nd and 3rd nights. Although the river view room was nice, it was not worth paying over twice the rate than the standard double. The standard double room got the job done, however our window looked straight into the side...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

40 steps up from the Ganges, this mediocre hotel is all about location. From our room one could look out onto the Ganges. The breakfast was delivered from somewhere else. The small room was clean, but aside from wifi, it had limited appointments. The bathroom was not at all modern. And in the winter, the room was cold. Alongside this...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing location right on the riverside! That's really the biggest plus. We had a very small and basic room, without a decent window or view. So you should probably specify this in any room request. Service is overal friendly, but we did feel someone of the staff was a bit arrogant. Could be our impression. The restaurant 'the Dolphin'...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The guesthouse is nice and on a good location. What it is missing right now is a roof terrace. It is closed for renovation and it does not look that it will open soon. The restaurant is also closed. A minimal breakfast is served down in the lobby. We decided to have our breakfast on the roof terrace of a...

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Piedmont, California
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great location on the ghats, close to the evening Aarti ceremony. No elevator due to older historical building and inability to retro-fit. Small rooms but refurbished and clean. 24 hour hot water with good pressure. Small but adequate breakfast buffet. Helpful staff that accommodated requests for additional bottled or hot water. Great view from the rooftop deck. Somewhat overwhelming initial...

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London, Canada
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This hotel guest house is in a great location seconds from the Ganges river and the nightly Aarti ceremony. It is an old property with no elevator so guests should be aware that they need to climb stairs to get to heir rooms. If you are willing and able, this hotel will deliver! The staff are friendly and the rooms...

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Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Varanasi is an amazing place unlike anywhere else on earth we have been. The town is a minimum one hour drive from the airport through typical Indian traffic - taxis are easy to find (prepaid booth saves haggling). The new part of town is a long way from the Ganges so unless you really have to have modern luxury then...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Hotel is by the banks of the Ganga,so it's location is spot on. Beside the main Dashaswmedha Ghat, in the old city of Varanasi. The bedroom was small, but OK since we were only there for 2 nights. Goof view from bedroom window

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We have recently stayed here for two nights as a large group in three rooms. So had an opportunity to see all the different choices of rooms on the top floor, large, medium with River view and small without river view. They were all decent, but none was extraordinary. The view is great, but the room without view was not...

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Box Hill, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at Rashmi. The location is excellent, next to river. We had a lovely room facing the river. The staff are helpful and friendly. You need to go by foot to get to hotel, we were met by porters which was helpful. At the moment there is no working restaurant but they are opening in a...

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A Palace on River (Rashmi Guest House) is a newly opened hotel on the edge of the River Ganges. We are located at Manmandir Ghatt, Varanasi adjacent to Raja Mansingh's Observatory. Although it is a guest house , we try our level best to provide the services at par with that of five star hotels in Varanasi . It is the only guest house in Varanasi which is run by a competent 3 year Diploma Holder in Hotel Management , catering and applied Nutrition ( Ramesh Verma). This hotel has got a team of well qualified and experienced professionals.We leave no stone unturned in making the guest feel comfortable , their home baway from home . As for the restaurant , we serve a wide variety of dishes catering to all shorts of individuals. Overall we believe in better and better services from each and every stand point ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Palace on the River, Rashmi Guest House

Address: D, 16/28-A | Dasaswamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: RM146 - RM456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — A Palace on the River, Rashmi Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“If you can walk the 60 stairs, ask for the top room overlooking the river.”
 of 5 bubbles meijiq, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Vraag naar een kamer met uitzicht op de rivier.”
 of 5 bubbles , 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with river view more costly, not worth it as you don't spend much time in rm anyway. See view from roof. ? refrigerator avail”
 of 5 bubbles shoppingjoy, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room facing the Ganges to see the sunrise.”
 of 5 bubbles AntonyLondon_Canada, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for your room to overlook the Ganges”
 of 5 bubbles planet4james, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
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