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Rahul Guest House

N1/15 D-10 Gangotri Vihar Nagwa Lanka | ( Near - Ravidas Park ), Varanasi 221005, India
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Ranked #14 of 139 Varanasi B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed a couple of days at Rahuls after crossing the border from Nepal. We were happy with the tidiness and spaciousness of the room. The room was clean and the shower was good. The owner and staff are friendly and the food in the restaurant is good. We stayed here in May, which is not a good time to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the nicest places l stayed in India. The family running the place was extremely helpful and I had a good room,with a view of the Ganges. I loved sitting on the rooftop and meeting fellow trevelers. A number of reviewer have complained that guest house is away from the action,but I thought that was a plus... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Newly decorated and modern room, great view of Ganges from rooftop, adequate food, good boat rides can be arranged. 10 minute walk to the first ghat, Assi Ghat - a few km to the main ghat and lively old city so tuk tuk needed. Not a great area to walk back through late at night, very rough dark track roads... More

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We decided to stay out of the crowded city centre, but still near the Ganges river. This hotel offered a/c rooms (it was extremely hot in May) with Ganga view and it exceeded my expectation. The huge window of our triple room offered gorgeous views of the Ganges at a reasonable price. The a/c turned out to be quiet and... More

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Rahul Guest House is a family run business which is situated in a quiet location near Assi Ghat, approx 40 minutes walk from the main cremation Ghat. Even though this sounds far, the walk is interesting as it gives one a terrific insight to the daily goings on that take place on the banks of the Ganges. Auto rickshaws etc... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We arrived after a one and a half hour taxi ride from the airport. The traffic, noise and dirt was bad even by Indian standards. The taxi driver took a long time to find the guesthouse as it was hidden away down a little side street in the outskirts of Varanasi. We were both tired and suffering from Delhi belly.... More

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

After reading the reviews I decided to stay at this place, but it was the worst place that I had ever been! Let's go point by point: Positive: + you have hot water all day. Negative: - everything else! - location is really remote, 10 / 15 min walking from the furthest ghat (ashi), 1 hour walking to the main... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

We were travelling to Nepal via Varanasi, just having spent 3 days in Agra, stuck because of elections and everything was booked up. We decided to fly from Varanasi to Kathmandu but had no Dollars for the visa and only Indian rupees in 500 bills which are not allowed in Nepal. We arrived at 7 am, our flight was 12:30.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I visited this holi place couple of weeks back. Its such a lovely place which can easily elavatate spiritual being in you. people here are very warm and welcoming. Our stay at Rahul guest house was very pleasant. Quality of rooms is very good with all modern amenities and plush interiors. Rooms are worth every penny spend. My suggestion would... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The rooms are clean and comfortable, the bathroom looked like it was recently remodeled, good wi-fi, hot water, and great attentive staff. We received free-pickup from the train station to the guesthouse, which was a plus. There is a nice rooftop restaurant with a beautiful view of the Ganges, good selection of food for breakfast and dinner, and wi-fi. The... More

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Address: N1/15 D-10 Gangotri Vihar Nagwa Lanka | ( Near - Ravidas Park ), Varanasi 221005, India
Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
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Rahul Guest House is walking distance from Assi ghat, Monky Temple, Durga Temple, Manas Mandir Temple and Banaras Hindu University. Guest House located on the bank of River Ganga. ... more   less 
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