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Suraj Guest House

CK10/37 Braham Nal, Varanasi 221001, India
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Suraj Guest House
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Ranked #51 of 168 Varanasi B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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England, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little guesthouse is run by amazing people and I have not stayed anywhere in India with as friendly staff. The guesthouse has a great, laidback atmosphere and chillout spaces and nice views from the rooftop. It's in an idea location, just outside of the busy touristy areas, but within walking distance to everything. As an added bonus, they run... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Besides the colorful guesthouse that makes you feel at home and in a warm environment, the best part of it is the staff. Prabhu, the owner, is really kind and helpful, chilled and efficient, and it will feel like you've known each other for ages cause he is such a friendly person. The guesthouse is in a convenient position, close... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Varanasi is by and far my favorite experience in India. The city is an experience. Alive with death. Fantastic. Suraj guest house was good. The owner was a very nice man, good conversation and a good heart. His sons will try to sell you tours, don't buy them. You can get a boat tour for a LOT cheaper down by... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

My favorite guesthouse in India thus far on my journey. The owner, Prahbu, and his family are very welcoming and create a laid back vibe. I loved the rooftop deck, with a great view of the Ganges, and the monkeys playing.The resident tour guide, Guarav and suraj arranged for two amazing boat rides on the Ganges, gave me a walking... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Don't come to Varanasi expecting a tourist experience, this is India at its nitty grittiest, the real reason to be to in India....if not for the mobile phones and motor bikes you could be in biblical times...dirt strewn, narrow, winding streets and alleyways populated by cattle, dogs, pigs and goats and the beautiful Indian women in the fabulous colourful saris,... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I was lucky enough to find Suraj Guest House on my first night in Varanasi. the view from my beautifully Rooftop is stunning, right by the river side you can see the whole way up and down the river with the sun rising at over the river. 30 seconds walk from the gats and 5 minuets from the main centre... More 

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Mumbai
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I had booked this guesthouse for my parents for 2 days. 1day prior to check in, i had called the owner and told him my parents would be coming and he asked me to give him a call after reaching gate 2 of kashi Viswanath temple. His guest out is 50 meters from the gate. But, after my parents reached... More 

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surajguesthouse, Owner at Suraj Guest House, responded to this review

Dear guest i don't know which word you put in tripAdvisor i am sure you are not happy guy,,when your parents was in Varanasi they want the room near the golden temple and our guest house close to golden temple 30 mtrs but they don't want to talk,, and in our onLINE Booking every thing already explain i don't want... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

You literally just live in the house of a family. The owner is a very funny guy and he is also very helpful. The rooms were basic but nice and you have a great view from the roof. There is also a good wifi in the hostel. From the hostel to the Ganges is only 2 minute walk and a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

My friend and I spent about 17 days at Suraj Guest House last March 2014. Had a great time chatting with everyone living there and working there - Prabhu and family, Gaurav and Viccky. Everyone was very helpful and very friendly. Prabhu's wife made some very nice brown rice and veg dishes for us. Very basic accommodation - small room... More 

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