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Homestay

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D-61/16, Sidhgiri Bagh, Varanasi 221010, India
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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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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for three nights with friends in January. The hosts Harish and Malika make this a very special place. The room itself was on the first floor and was spacious, very clean and really comfortable with a good size bathroom. The hot water was reliable so long as the monkeys stayed away from the water tank on the... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thanks a lot for writing a review for HOMESTAY. Thanks for staying with us and we hope you will be back soon. Team HOMESTAY More 

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Homestay for a day/night in Sep '14. Spoke to Harish on the phone before going there and he was very welcoming and helpful. A car was sent for a night pickup from the railway station...no issues. We had breakfast there and the food was good and simple. The bread they get specially made for Homestay is a... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to write about your experience at Homestay. Wish to apologies to you for the inconvinience caused to you during your stay. As far as I remember Homestay has never had any incidence of complete Power Outage in last 4 years of its existence. We do have occasionally electricity cuts from the Govt but... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, my sister, and I stayed at Homestay for 8 days and found this place to be exactly the No 1 as recommended in Tripadvisor. Our purpose of visit to Varanasi was to perform our lifetime ceremonies and so sightseeing was secondary. Our stay with Harishji and Malikaji helped us focus on that purpose. All the rest was taken... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thanks a lot for writing a review for HOMESTAY. Not many of our guest have been able to describe Varanasi and HOMESTAY the way you have done it.Thanks for coming and we look forward to having you with us again. Regards Team HOMESTAY More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The family is wonderfully friendly and helpful, offering great service and amazingly helpful support for life in the astoundingly complex and vibrate holy city. Delicious super healthy homemade meals are cooked for breakfast and dinner daily,Tuktuk drivers are available for travel to the heart of the city and beautiful silks can be purchased at very reasonable prices in the on... More 

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

Dear Melissa, Thanks a lot for writing a review for HOMESTAY. Thank you very much, for coming and staying with us .Please come back again.Guest like you and your friend are always remembered and we shall look forward to having you both back at HOMESTAY Regards Team HOMESTAY More 

Katowice, Poland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a perfact place to sleep at Varanasi maybe location is not best (a little bit far from Ganga river - 30 mins walking) but everything else makes up this little detail - it is like an oasis. I strongly recommend to use help of Homestay hosts for sightseeing trips, food was great but first of all the host... More 

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Dear Guest, Thanks a lot for writing a review for HOMESTAY. Thank you very much, for coming and staying with us .Please come back again. Regards Team HOMESTAY More 

Brussels, Belgium
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87 reviews 87 reviews
54 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, before anything, you need to remember that this is a homestay, not an hotel. Rooms are basic but functional, no restaurant but a wonderful home made dinner. The house is located in a quiet area, 15 min away of the river by tuk tuk, that Harish will organise for you at a normal price. And that's the best part... More 

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Dear Guest, Thanks a lot for writing a review for HOMESTAY. Thank you very much, for coming and staying with us .Please come back again. Regards Team HOMESTAY More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were completely unprepared for the amazing level of hospitality that we encountered. Harish and Malika are true hearted folks who pour their sincerity into making sure that their homestay guests are satisfied, indeed overwhelmed. as for the food, Malika is an artist with her use of flavors and spices , but most importantly it is cooked from the heart... More 

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Dear Guest, Thanks a lot for writing a review for HOMESTAY. Thank you very much, for coming and staying with us .Please come back again. Regards Team HOMESTAY More 

australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Harish and his wife were wonderful hosts and made every effort to make our stay enjoyable. Just a short walk away from the hustle and bustle of the town, the Homestay is in a quiet residential area. Breakfast was plentiful and evening meals provided as required. There's a pleasant garden to relax in and Harish is very helpful with assisting... More 

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Dear Guest, Thanks a lot for writing a review for HOMESTAY. Please come back again. Regards Team HOMESTAY More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay was really good...we were picked up at the airport as arranged,we were unprepared for Varanasi and we coukd arrange at homestay all what we needed at very reasonable rates. Rooms are very clean and provides basics according to the advertisement. So no deceptions...very nice. Indian vegetearian food is nice and home made. Used guide Sasham provided there, who... More 

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Dear Guest, Thanks a lot for writing a review for HOMESTAY. Please come back again. Regards Team HOMESTAY More 

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Homestay was the only b&b I stayed in during my trip to India, and it was better than any of the hotels we booked. Every request we had was met by Mr.Harish (a wonderful tour around Varanasi with Shasha, great vegetarian dinner cooked by his wife, an adaptor and phone charger, ... he even let us use his personal laptop).... More 

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Dear Guest, Thanks a lot for writing a review.We will continue to try and up lift standards of hospital;ity at HOMESTAY. Please come back again. Regards Team HOMESTAY More 

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