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Hotel Ganges View

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Okay hotel, but nothing outstanding - very disappointing breakfast. We appreciate they have might have problems catering as many people will chose different times to eat breakfast, but all we got was plain yogurt, cornflakes, bananas and toast and jam, tea and coffee. No juice, no hot food. In fact, it was so disappointing, we went out for breakfast on...

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Saugerties, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Artfully decorated and superbly located, we strongly recommend the hotel Ganges View. Everything is done with taste and style. There are vintage Indian objects - engravings, sculptures, lamps, metalworking - placed throughout the rooms and common areas. While our room was small, there was a comfortable little salon area right outside our door, on an enclosed patios. The patios, some...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a quaint, unassuming hotel on a quiet side street in very noisy and busy Varanasi. Our room was basic, but very charming. There was even a little area to have tea or a snack al fresco with a good view of the Ganges right outside our door. The food at the restaurant is served buffet style and is...

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London
Reviewed 13 November 2016

To fully experience Varanasi you need to stay right by the Ganges and this hotel is right in the heart of it. The staff were very welcoming, the home cooked food was delicious. The room was a little small and basic but this was all about the experience and the location for us. The roof terraces are great for relaxing...

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Nara, Japan
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This place fully deserves its reputation as one of the secret treasures and amazing originals of the planet. At first, you may be taken aback to see almost no sign at the entrance--a sign of the hotel's commitment to modesty and understatement--and to be admitted to a room that is quite bare. But the longer you stay, the more the...

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London
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We just spent 3 nights at the hotel Ganges view. Such a beautiful authentic place. All the rooms are nicely done with some gorgeous Indian furniture. The employees are very nice and the food is just fabulous. The best food I had in the 2 weeks spent in India !! You might get woken up by the roaming dogs around...

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Manhattan
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Steps lead up to a sprawling haveli (palace) with many community rooms and terraces. Dinner was a buffet and two tables in a large quaint formal family dining room. Lots of Hindu art EVERYWHERE. Staff was very friendly and Hindu humble. Civilized, comfortable, and clean. This is not a bright, shiny new place with quick shiny amenities. Would be a...

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We spent two amazing nights in this fabulous little gem on the banks of the Ganges! This little hotel offers an aesthetic heaven for those travelling North India. They have maintained all original features and display beautiful Indian antique art and furniture. There are so many little areas for sitting out to watch life on the local ghat. The rooms...

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uk
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Spent two nights here ...perfect location and delicious food. A totally vegetarian hotel but dinner was so delicious even the carnivores amongst us didn't miss meat. The hotel itself was clean and beds incredibly comfortable. Musak playing through the sound system at 10:15 p.m could be heard clearly from our room but was turned off immediately we requested it. The...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Yes, I know, this is the hotel where Richard Gere famously stayed in the '90's and has been written up countless times as a favorite haunt of chic, stylish travelers. That's why I booked it -- I was looking for a charming little boutique hotel on the ghat and from all accounts, this was the one to be at. BEWARE...

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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 

Additional Information about Hotel Ganges View

Address: Assi Ghat, Varanasi 221005, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: £21 - £62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Ganges View 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Get a room away from the back stairs and kitchens.”
 of 5 bubbles HantsGirl40, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room on the upper floor”
  • View from rooftop terrace
 of 5 bubbles 938tiarea, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The higher the floor, the better the room. But this place is always fully reserved months in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles spriyer, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Most, if not all, rooms open off of an inner room or court yard.”
 of 5 bubbles s.rex, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“don't bother. we asked for river view rooms and were given crackerboxes, still charged for a river view room.”
 of 5 bubbles dukeymom, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
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