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Monu Family Paying Guest House

D 8/4 Kalika Gali | Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi 221001, India
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Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this guest house. It is a very well looked after home, clean and cared for. Monu is a lovely host - very welcoming and extremely helpful. He was always there when we wanted to ask something, even at 4.30am in the morning - amazing! Nothing was too much trouble. But - importantly - he was also sensitive to... More 

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Lydbrook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time Ihave stayed here, so it was good to see how the family have been after a gap of five years. Rooms are comfortable (and colourful), the facilities are OK (best for solo or younger travellers). The location is excellent, very near the main ghat, by the Golden Temple in the heart of the city.. Monu... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ideal place to stay in Varanasi. Rooms are comfortable and, most importantly, are located in the heart of town, just around the corner from the Golden Temple. Monu in particular was a perfect host, always generous with suggestions as to what to do and where to eat. Cannot recommend highly enough.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

I really enjoyed staying at this Guesthouse in the old section of Varanasi. Manu is a great guy and his family are excellent hosts as well. He was very helpful in organizing my transportation. Great price. Great place. Thanks Manu!

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Varanasi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

I stayed over here at this place for a week . Hostel is located centrally few steps by the main ghat . The place has a great character and rooms are very clean with wifi and comfortable beds. I had Tabla lessons with Monu for 5 days and cookery classes with his wife which was a great experience. Would definitely... More 

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Thank andrewstewart385
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Very homely atmosphere . Monu and Family members are very caring. I have decided to visit Varanasi and stay at Monu's atleast twice in a year. Starting from Airport pickup till we left, our stay was really memorable . Room given to us was very clean and well maintained . Because of Monu, we had darshan of Vishwanathji atleast 25-30... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

After reading all the positive reviews about the guesthouse and the hospitality we were looking forward to our stay. It feels however like we arrived in different place. The family hardly speak English (apart from Monu) so it's very challenging to communicate on the basic level even. We got the room facing the Street, which is extremely loud. Support basic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Amidst the chaos and intensity of wonderful varanasi you'll find a peaceful stay in monu's guesthouse. He and his family are extremely friendly and accommodating. We has a really lovely stay here! Would recommend! And the colours... All the colours!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

As others have mentioned Monu and his entire family are delightful people that we would welcome in our home at anytime.We stayed just 2 nights but could have been comfortable there for a longer stay. Be sure and call ahead and take advantage of the reasonably priced pick up service. Finding this place in the maze of narrow alleys is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My wife and I spent a few days last fall at Monu Family Paying Guest House. Monu was an excellent host. Everything that he says on his website is accurate. Monu made arrangements for transportation to and from his Guest House. He told me that two types of people use his guest house: (1) the budget conscious and (2) the... More 

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