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D-61/16, Sidhgiri Bagh, Varanasi 221010, India
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Homestay
Ranked #1 of 142 Varanasi B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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152 reviews 152 reviews
45 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have stayed in many homestays throughout or travels in Asia. Without a doubt the Hospitality of Harish is up there with the best we have experienced. He organised a great Alley walking tour for us( definetly worth doing, perhaps wearing closed in shoes). we did a dawn boat ride on the ganges , this time of... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Homestay is a great place to stay in varanasi , rooms are clean and spacious. the complementary breakfast is delicious , really loved the homemade mango jam. mr harish and mrs mallika were great hosts . one thing i appreciate a lot about mr harish was that he did not push us to avail the facilities like lunch / dinner... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

(Sorry for the delay in writting my review)... I stayed in Homestay in April for 3 nights and felt right at home as soon as I arrived. Mr.Harish & Family were very accomodating and helpful. The food was spectacular, and the accomodation was comfortable and more importantly clean, and secure. Mr. Harish went out of his way to make sure... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The city of Varanasi is a bit chaotic and you need a place which is quiet, yet well connected and central; a place that has excellent facilities yet is not super-expensive; a place that is professionally managed yet had the charm of almost being home. The Homestay at Varanasi was all of that and more, during my visit of 3... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We felt right at home here. In particular, we enjoyed our family-style meals, shared with both our hosts (Harish and his family), and fellow travelers. The mood was always friendly, and conversation easy and often even enlightening. We dined with Russians, Kiwis, Danes and other Americans. We highly recommend eating both breakfast and dinner here. Harish, the owner/operator of Homestay,... More

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The hospitality at this homestay was amazing. Harish and his wonderful family took great care of us and we felt warmly welcome. Harish was very kind and provided excellent help with all sorts of practical arrangements. If you get the chance, join the dinner. The food was delicious =)

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Agra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, if there is better customer service then we are yet to find it. Everything here is has been provided to maximise the enjoyment of your stay, from the ever-present transport facilities to the homemade food. Harish will bend over backwards to accommodate your every desire; we truly felt like kings here. On top of... More

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HOMESTAY-VARANASI, Owner at Homestay, responded to this review

Thanks a lot, For taking time to write about the services of HOMESTAY. Its been a pleasure to host a wonderful and generous couple like you, we all enjoyed your visit as well.Thanks for coming and hope you will be back one day again. Regards. Malika & Harish More

Victoria
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Varanasi is a chaotic and intriguing city full of experiences just waiting to happen. Of course the ghats on the Ganges are the main attraction but we found the labrynth of alley ways even more adventurous and interesting. Getting lost and finding great cafes (Blue Lassi) and eating tasty street food for just a few cents kept us coming back... More

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HOMESTAY-VARANASI, Owner at Homestay, responded to this review

Thanks a lot Dear Guest, For taking time to write for our services at Homestay.Thanks for praising for my arrangements for the sight seeing and walking tour,however as you have found me to be arrogant, in my consciousness i do not ever remember behaving arrogantly with any of my guest but after all ours is a hospitality which involves human... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

This is a great base for your stay in Varanasi. Like the old part of Varanasi its alittle difficult to negotiate your way to, but you will find all you need once you arrive. Harish and his family will cater for all your needs and the rooms are well maintained and more than comfortable with a/c, wifi and warm showers.... More

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HOMESTAY-VARANASI, Owner at Homestay, responded to this review

Thanks a lot Marcus & Alison, we have shared great time with both of you,and hope you and your friends and family will come and stay with us in future. Regards Harish More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We were a group of 10 people and stayed here 5 nights in three rooms.Everyone admired the service provided by Mr.Harish and Mrs. Mallika. Thank you both of them.The hospitality was excellent.The rooms were very clean and spacious.we had a delicious and hygienic home made food. That was really awesome. We never forget the stay.

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HOMESTAY-VARANASI, Owner at Homestay, responded to this review

Thanks a lot Sarvanan family, Its been a pleasure hosting all of you and getting associated with you for a long time in the future. Regards Malika & Harish More

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Address: D-61/16, Sidhgiri Bagh, Varanasi 221010, India
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Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
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