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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Superb Hotel, with excellent location and cooperative staff, special thanks to Mr. Munna for arranging the local travel and also to Mr. Rajesh (Hotel Manager). I booked it directly from New York and over all stay was comfortable.Will Definitely recommend to my family and friends. Clean Rooms with hot and cold water all times.

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ahmedabad
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Booked this hotel after a brief search online. The co-ordination and booking over the phone and email was satisfactory. They arranged for a pickup from railway station, and it is highly recommended to ask for a pickup because otherwise you are sure to get fleeced by the auto walas. The location is bang on, if you are looking to stay...

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RAJESH_ALKAHOTEL, Manager at Hotel Alka, responded to this review

Thankyou Guest for your review. We are glad to have a positive review. We will surely work to upgrade our services. Regards Rajesh Hotel Alka

varanasi
Reviewed 10 July 2015

This hotel is an ideal hotel for every heritage loving traveler. It is best located, right in front of the Ganges and very close to Golden Temple. Great hospitality and service, especially Mr. Rajesh , very peace loving and soft spoken person. I admire his service as he helped me while I suffered from fever.

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RAJESH_ALKAHOTEL, Manager at Hotel Alka, responded to this review

Dear Muninder, Thanks for your kind words. I welcome you once again for your upcoming visit in September. May God Bless You. Manager Rajesh Tiwari Hotel Alka

Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 7 July 2015

i stayed in hotel alka for two days recently, the hotel services all are very good, staff's all very kind enough restaurant services and food all are good. the service provided by mukesh was excellent

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Thank you guest for your reviews. We feel immense pleasure to hear complements for our hospitality. May God Bless You. Manager Rajesh Tiwari Hotel Alka

kolkata
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Main feature of this hotel is its location, u can enjoy the beauty of ganga from your room or from balcony, very near to main ghats and viswanath temple. Bt main problem is u have to walk a long distance to reach this hotel. Some of the rooms have very small space that you cant even move freely, one of...

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Thank you guest for your reviews. Your review is of great value for us. May God Bless You. Manager Rajesh Tiwari Hotel Alka

Southfield
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The hotel location is just perfect, right next to Dashaaswamedh Ghat. Since the hotel is located inside the thin alleys of the old city, I was little worried about carrying my huge luggage,but the hotel took care of everything, picked me from by coach at Railway station and dropped me off at the station again. The staffs are very friendly...

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RAJESH_ALKAHOTEL, Manager at Hotel Alka, responded to this review

Entire Alka Family thanks you for liking our hotel so much. We are coming up with new concepts- ayurvedic spa, heritage tour and many more. Give us a chance to serve you once again. Regards Rajesh Manager

Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed in AC deluxe room for one night. The staff was very friendly arranged everything for us from darshan, boat ride, shopping with genuine interest. Food has variety of option in their cafe and we enjoyed a nice full moon dinner by the Ganges ! Excellent view very near to the bathing ghats and kashi viswanath temple ! Overall...

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 30 June 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at Hotel Alka for 3 nights in June 2015. We got to check-in early and check-out late free of charge, the room was extremely clean and the staff were super friendly. They helped us book trains and when we had an issue with the shower in our room, it was fixed immediately. The Apex restaurant...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Location-wise, this is one of the best hotel in Varanasi. The veranda on the first floor and the terrace on the second floor are river-facing. Therefore, one can spend hours gazing at the river and the activities of people on the ghats of Benaras. After 12 at night, when the city sleeps, the lights are drab and gloomy, the view...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights with my yoga group in March 2015. I had the very top room with a spectacular view. The room was very comfortable and all my needs were met. The staff were helpful. I'm going back here next year with another group... which should tell you all you need to know.

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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 

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Address: Meer Ghat D 3/23 | Dashashwamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: RM49 - RM458 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alka 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Alka Hotel Varanasi
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#1 Family Hotel in Varanasi
#2 Spa Hotel in Varanasi
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