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Aashray

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10 Gangapuri | Near Laxmi Cinema, Mehmoorganj, Varanasi 221010, India
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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belgaum
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed with the Kapurs for two nights earlier this month,a wonderful experience!!! The house is tucked away in a quite neighbourhood(in the heart of Varanasi).Our room on the first flr.overlooking a small balcony was beautifully decorated.Very comfortable bed with clean super soft linen. the Kapurs are very friendly and hospitable,Mrs. Kapur can cook up a storm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed with the Kapurs for two nights in their Pearl Room. The room was very clean and private with an en-suite bathroom. We had originally planned to have one meal cooked by Mrs Kapur, but upon tasting her food, we decided to have all of our meals there. Without doubt the best food we tasted in India. There was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we were ushered into ashray homestay by the Kapurs I felt immediately at home. I was handed mango juice and a marigold flower necklace. My cousin and I feel like we now had grandparents in India! We loved the room. Best sleep I had in India. It's on a quiet street so no street noise! The kapurs... More 

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Aashray-Homestay, Owner at Aashray, responded to this review

Thankyou for your wonderful words. Hope to have you again with us because you are now family. Regards Kamal Kapur More 

Bogota, Colombia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

As a solo female Traver to Varanasi, staying at Aashray was a very mixed experience with some positive parts and significant negatives/disappointments. Positives: - Mrs. Kapur is wonderful. She is kind, open and caring and I debated for a week before writing this review simply because she is such a great lady - Mrs. Kapur's food was simply delicious, probably... More 

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Aashray-Homestay, Owner at Aashray, responded to this review

Dear Natalie, Thanks for your feedback and your words of appreciation. My wife is grateful for all the kind things you have said about her. But we are sorry to hear that we did not match your expectation although we tried our very best. We do wish to mention a few points here though: 1. The Pearl room that you... More 

Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The Kapurs offered great service, both in terms of food and accommodation as well as Mr Kapur being our guide on a morning boat ride on the river. Their homestay is located somewhat away from the most crowded areas and not within walking distance to the ghats. That means you can get a good night's sleep. As a homestay it... More 

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Aashray-Homestay, Owner at Aashray, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind words. Hope to have you again with us. Regards Kamal Kapur More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Our 2 night stay in Varanasi was at the Aashray. The homestay was an easy rickshaw ride to the ghats but away from the hustle. The Kapurs were wonderful hosts and treated us to great Indian food and interesting conversation. Mr Kapur is an historian and shared his knowledge of Varanasi and Indian culture. We went with him to the... More 

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Aashray-Homestay, Owner at Aashray, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind words. Iam glad you enjoyed our conversation on Varanasi and its culture. Regards Kamal Kapur More 

Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

we stayed three nights at Ahshray. We had a room upstairs that was nice and private. Excellent break first and don't miss home cooking dinner!!! KK knows everything about Varanasi what is a plus for getting to know better this holy city. We were very happy to stay there and felt well taken care of. We would recommend this Aashray... More 

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Aashray-Homestay, Owner at Aashray, responded to this review

Dear Meret and Chris, Thankyou for you kind words. We would love to have you again. Regards Kamal Kapur More 

Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Stop reading and make a reservation. The Kapurs will take you into their home and make you feel like family. This nice home, away from but not far from the craziness of the Varanasi's Ganges area, is a perfect place to explore from. I had one lunch when I arrived and it was among the best food I ate in... More 

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Aashray-Homestay, Owner at Aashray, responded to this review

What wonderful words from you. Thankyou! Regards Kamal Kapur More 

NYC, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I would highly recommend staying with the Kapurs. From the minute you arrive till you leave you will feel as though you have friends looking after you. The homestay is a lovely residence just outside the busy chaos of Varanasi. But within easy distance. I prefer the two rooms on the top floor. They are upstairs, and slightly removed from... More 

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Aashray-Homestay, Owner at Aashray, responded to this review

Heartfelt gratitude for your lovely words. Its people like you who make this journey truly worthwhile. Regards, Kapurs More 

Hong Kong, China
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22 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Traveling to India for the first time, my girlfriend and I showed up to the Ashray not knowing what to expect from a homestay. Our hosts Mr. and Mrs. Kapur welcomed us into their home, and their India, with extraordinary warmth. First off, Mrs. Kapur's cooking is absolutely world-class. She grows a lot of her ingredients in her own garden... More 

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Aashray-Homestay, Manager at Aashray, responded to this review

Heartfelt gratitude for your lovely words. Its people like you who make this journey truly worthwhile. Lots of love, Kapurs More 

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Address: 10 Gangapuri | Near Laxmi Cinema, Mehmoorganj, Varanasi 221010, India
Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
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