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Puja Guest House

D 1/45 Lalita Ghat, Varanasi 221001, India
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

And surprise surprise...it was not a pleasent stay. The AC worked only for an hour, mainly producing extreme sounds of a rattling boat and exhaling what can only be described as a mini heatwave in our very grotty room. The whole hotel stank of an uncleaned street toilet. Don't bother with the roof top restaurant either: food is mediocre, that... More

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M'saken, Tunisia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed here one night our room and toilet is smelly and dirty no one care for cleaning staff they want to bring to us all the time silk shop roof top res is good food and good view but nothing else we moved in other guest house

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dozens of countries into the journey, the service at and experience of Puja Guesthouse was a nightmare. From sexual harassment to overall negligence to a final conversation with the actual owner of this (and many other) guesthouses who made it clear - with no eye contact or human connection - that it was just a business and he didn't need... More

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Varkala, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were a bit dis pointed ,,room was very dirty when we ask for clean they told us staff now sleeping he will back in one hour after one hour staff come for two minute and he got the phone he went out and never come back A/c and Tv never work..next day we move next guest house much better

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I stayed with three mates at the Puja Guest House, during my weeks stay in Varanasi. We managed to find room in our price range (absolutely dirt cheap) after a bit of a laugh and joke with the manager. We stayed on the lowest floor the rooms weren't very clean or big, however everything worked perfectly, hot water, flushing western... More

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Straumen, Norway
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I came here with two friends near the end of a five-week long trip through Bangladesh and India. Please note that our hotel standards after Bangladesh were very low. We hated this place. We did not expect hot water or particularly clean sheets (which we didn't get). The only thing we wanted was a working toilet, which we DID NOT... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

This was the first hotel we stayed in India and also the worst. I have never met people so rude as the manger of the hotel and the manager of the restaurant. At the beginning they try and bully you in to going to their silk shop and to book a tourist trip with them which you'll find out later... More

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Rouen, France
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The only reason to come here is for its great location (within the old city and near the Ganga) and its correct price (600rs for a double room with bathroom). The service is not very friendly, but I would say that for all of Varanasi

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I'm not even sure what to say here. I'm giving it a 2 stars, because "Shiva" as he calls himself (the owner/manager) was really great. It seems he is trying really hard to make this place nice. However, calling this a budget hotel is tough. The bathroom in our room was a facet with a bucket and toliet (at least... More

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Nagpur, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Hidden away near the most famous Gaht in Varanasi this guest house is not the most impressive but defiantly does the job for the cost. The rooms are a decent size and we had hot water no problem. From experience take showers at night rather than morning as most are powered by solar panels heating the water so it makes... More

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Address: D 1/45 Lalita Ghat, Varanasi 221001, India
Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
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