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Hotel Alka

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My two daughters and myself stayed here at end of January. We were made very welcome, met at drop off point and luggage taken off our hands. The room was comfortable and clean and the food was very good, served with a smile by the two lovely lads who never seemed to go off duty. We were caught up in...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Varanasi in Feb 2017 and stayed at Alka Hotel. On the banks of the river Ganges, this hotel has amazing view of the river. But it is difficult to find on your own; that's why the hotel sends someone to escort you back. From the drop off point to the hotel is a 10 minute walk, through...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved everything about the Hotel Alka. The views of the Ghats and all the activity on the Ganges is amazing. The terraces were very pleasant and the meals in the restaurant were hot and delicious. My favorites were the Aloo Paneer and vegetable soup. The room was clean and comfortable- plenty of hot water :) As far as the...

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2Thank whatcanyoudo2012
Lyon, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is one of many overlooking the Ganges River, and ONE REALLY MUST NEVER STAY IN VARANASI ANY WHERE THAT DOES NOT OVERLOOK THE GANGES, but the Alka is the only hotel with a large cheerful terrace where one can dine, sip, or while away away ones leisure with majestic views of the river and all of its plethora...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's har do finde, but the hotel arranged with pickup from where the cab had to leave us, and they picked up our lugage and led us to the hotel. Hotel Alka has a nice atmosfer, nice staf, not luxurious, but the room is clean. And next to the river Ganges, where we wanted to stay.

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1Thank Tore H
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basic, comfortable inexpensive accommodation in THE BEST location overlooking the Ganges. You can sit out on the terrace literally perched over the river so you can really enjoy watching the night or day activity. There are many room types but we stayed on the same floor as the restaurant with share bathrooms and the accom was very clean and comfortable....

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1Thank Kim L
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here with my family and we had booked 2 rooms. This hotel is not accessible by car and this is a bit of a turn off. But by staying at Alka, one can get a true feel of Varanasi as everything is close by. This Hotel has a grand view of the river. One can just sit at...

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2Thank lekha2015
Scottsboro, Alabama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is the best and the terrace just amazing. For your stay in varanasi it´s totally RECOMMENDED. the premium rooms are quite nice and should satisfy those not accustomed to less than European or chain hotel standards. Staff responded promptly. Highly recommended

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3Thank markaclake
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room with balcony overlooked the Ganges. It was a bit spartan but everything worked - bathroom had own water heater which meant you were in control. We arrived 23 hours late thanks to the overnight sleeper from Delhi being just a bit late - we were charged for the nigh but only at the cheapest room rate, a fare...

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3Thank Peter D C
Montevideo, Uruguay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Alka it´s very good The location is the best and the terrace just amazing. The rooms could have some window but anyway they are very clean and modern. The food at restaurat its very good and the reception services are perfect. We been there with a group and everybody love it, and the reservation it works PERFECTLY. Foe your...

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Hotel Alka, a synonym for customer-oriented services from years, believes in providing an adorable environment to its guests, where not only they find peace in dwelling but also experience a the highest degree of dedication from the staff. And what more can one ask for? Hotel Alka is located right in the core of Varanasi, a place where even holiness is re-defined. Its evidently a must visit place for all in life. Varanasi (the ancient Kashi or the medieval Banaras) is one of the oldest cities of the world and is considered to be favourite, of even the almighty. Varanasi's prominence in Hindu mythology is virtually unrivalled. Mark Twain, the celebrated English author , who was enthralled by the legend and sanctity of Banaras, once wrote : "Banaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and looks twice as old as all of them put together." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Alka

Address: Meer Ghat D 3/23 | Dashashwamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: RM49 - RM465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alka 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Alka Hotel Varanasi
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#1 Family Hotel in Varanasi
#1 Spa Hotel in Varanasi
#2 Best Value Hotel in Varanasi
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