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Suraj Guest House

CK10/37 Braham Nal, Varanasi 221001, India
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Ranked #35 of 170 Varanasi B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really happy with our stay here. Great location, very central to the old city and the ghats which is really what you'll be wanting to see. Staff were very helpful - helped us arrange transport to and from the station, boat trips, places to eat. The place has a lot of character and though the rooms are basic it's clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Suraj Guest House was exactly the kind of accommodation we were looking for during our 3 week trip around India. Travelling on a budget shouldn't have to mean dirty rooms and poor service, so we were more than happy to find that this guest house was clean, nicely decorated and run by extremely helpful staff. It was a little difficult... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff here are great...they couldn't have been more helpful, and the guest house has a really friendly atmosphere. There's a central seating area, which meant we met several of the other people staying there at the same time as us. The location is also great, as its near to the river and to the main streets with shops, restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A "real" backpackers dream! This is a basic but clean place, a family guesthouse filled with wonderful people from all over the world! If you are a bit social and outgoing you can really have an amazing time here! We made some wonderful friends and had a great time! And people have nothing but great things to say about this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

suraj gh is a very pretty place in the burning heart of Varanasi.. to reach it you have to find the Nepali temple, cross it and then you'll arrive in the house of the owner.. colorful and pretty room and very very (very!!!) kind staff! they helped us so much.. don't forget: to go to the rooftop, say hello to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I had a very pleasant stay at suraj, good location, clean, safe, nice atmosphere, good place to meet other travellers, prabu is a great host, someone you can have a drink and chat with, they can arrange a guide if you have a short amount of time and taxi service, would definitely recommend to others travellers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This is the one of the best hostel i have found in India. They arrange pick up for us from the airport , the owner prabhu is very helpful, and the staffs were helpful too.They are always ready to help the traveler. It is very close to the main river and close to some of the good restaurants. The rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Great, friendly guest house. The place to be in Varanasi! Prabhat and his family are kind and helpful. Clean and beautiful rooms, nice living room with books, free wifi acces, and puppys! incredible view over the Ganges, the burning ghat and the Nepali temple from the rooftop. Suraj Guest house is perfectly located in the center of old Varanasi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Great guesthouse. Lovely family running it who will do their utmost to help you. we arrived late and changing transfer time was no problem. We arrived on a sunday after train delay and no food places were open so the guesthouse owner cooked us some noodles free of charge so we would not go hungry. difficult to initially find the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The place was being painted when we stayed, but we were still very happy with our stay! The staff were all extremely accommodating and friendly! Suraj himself was a very informative guide and gave us great tours of Varanasi! He's also a very good kite flyer! The roodtop view has to be one of, if not the best in the... More 

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