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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

It was our first trip to Varanasi. We found the manager Kush and the staff very helpful with ready suggestions about what to visit and where to eat. They do not push any advise on you, just suggest. The room we occupied was rather small and congested but i'd give anything for the unobstructed view of the river that we... More 

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Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

The guesthouse is central located, has excellent rooms, balcony with view over Ganges. Excellent friendly service and the food is really good. The manager really wants everybody to have a good time. we can really rekomment this guesthouse.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

Kush and dad (Mr Bharman) run the establishment with efficiency and pride. Rooms are spacious and the balcony over the Ganges River is such a bonus. Kush is an expert on Varanasi. Dinner at Scindhia is a must - varied menu and excellent food. Don't be fooled by the outside impressions. Close to everything that needs to be seen and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

This is the perfect location, steps away from the Ganges river, next to Manikarnika Ghat and a 10 minute walk from Dashashwamedh Ghat. This is a family run hotel, the manager is very nice and helpful and is always making sure you are happy and you have what you need. We organized the sunrise/sunset Ganges boat ride through him and... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

Nice clean room, and bathroom. And as we had a balcony with Ganges view, we were satisfied at first. But as it near Burning Ghat the room was filled with smoke throughout the day. Maybe the wind direction was the reason. Scindhia Guest House is only half the size from before, as a half has been torn down, and bricks... More 

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Singapore
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

The location seems to be the Best ! Room (Room No 120 - Super Delux AC Room with Terrace) & Toilet was very clean. Food standard (home cooked) were okay. Mr. Kush is indeed a wonderful personal - have solution for all you need.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 March 2016

Stay here for a great experience in Varanasi. The guest house is run by Kush who is incredibly kind and welcoming. There is no better location, you will be in the heart of the action. We were right next to the main burning ghat and were worried about the smell but this was not an issue. He will get you... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

Right on the ghat, just look out the window and it is all there. Walk down the stairs to bathe in the river or check out the cremations. This is Varanasi, Shindia is a good place to start. The Guest house manager helpful and welcoming, good meals upstairs with nice views. good rooms, not luxury, just homely guest house style.... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 24 December 2015

What an interesting place.right on the river bank just 200 yards from the "burning ghat ". Host was great and his food was lovely. Nights were not really quiet as the local monkeys were noisy and sometimes the bells of the funeral processions disturbed . But this added to the character of the guest house. The only downside is that... More 

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed 7 December 2015

I visited Varanasi recently from 22 to 26 Nov to enjoy Dev Deepawali and chose Scindhia Guest House. Mr. Kush, the manager, is great. He was very helpful, not only provide recommendation but always responsive on any request satisfactory. I have visited Varanasi four times and I could say, Scindhia Guest House is the best. The location is just on... More 

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Situated ideally in the crescent on the left bank of The Holy Ganges is The Scindhia Guest House just adjacent to Manikarnika (The burning ghat) offering excellent panoramic view of the river on both the sides.Breathtaking sunrise to the scintillating evening view of the river and the ghats can be enjoyed from all the available balconies in the property. Enchanting ringing of temple bells is simply nostalgic.AC / Non-AC rooms are neatly laid with attached toilets equipped for round the clock hot and cold shower. Super-Deluxe rooms have TV, Refrigerator and intercom too.Internet is available on demand.The Roof top (river view) restaurant offers sumptuous refreshments cooked under strict supervision in very hygienic conditions.Pick-up service on request is available from the railhead as well as the airport (Payable).Medical aid is available on call.As a policy matter, Scindhia Guest House does not allow consumption of Narcotic Drugs / intoxicants of any kind and nature within the property. ... more   less 

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Address: Scindhia Ghat,Next to Manikarnika ghat, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: £12 - £38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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“Balcony on the top floor.”
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“Try and get a river view, balcony room”
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“excellent view, great location and great service.”
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