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D-61/16, Sidhgiri Bagh, Varanasi 221010, India
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Homestay
Ranked #2 of 139 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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Stockholm, Sweden
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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

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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17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Madrid, Spain
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Enjoyed our stay with Harish. The room was spacious, comfortable and clean. The location was a little far from the center but it was nice to walk through the mayhem of Varanasi (if you are feeling brave and if it´s in the day time) or Harish will arrange a driver for you for a small fee. The breakfasts were very... More

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking time for us.Hope you will come back to enjoy more of our hospitality in the future. Thanks for staying with us. Regards Malika & Harish More

oxford
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My wife and I spent three nights at the Homestay in February 2014 and we will never forget our visit. We thought Varanasi was incredible and to stay at the Homestay was the icing on the cake. We are a very well travelled couple but we both agree that for hospitality and amazing home-cooked food the Homestay comes out tops.... More

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking time for us.Hope you will come back to enjoy more of our hospitality in the future. Thanks for staying with us. Regards Malika & Harish More

Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Thank you so much Harish and Marika (spelling?!), we had a wonderful stay! We stayed 6 nights here, and it wasn't too long at all. Varanasi is an amazing place and a month would be even better. The best thing about staying at the Homestay however, is having the benefit of Harish's advice and help on what to do and... More

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

Dear Guest, Thanks its been also a pleasure for all of us in the family to chat with you while you stayed with us,it was a great time those 6 days with you.Thanks for coming and staying with us and we hope you will be back soon. Regards Malika & Harish More

new mexico
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155 reviews 155 reviews
36 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

When I booked our home stay here, I was wondering if I'd put us too far away from the 'action'. I'm soooo glad we stayed here instead of close to the ghats. Varanasi is utterly overwhelming, in every sense of the word, and Harish's serene home stay is a welcome relief after the sensory overload of Varanasi. And I knew... More

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

Dear Guest, Thanks its been a pleasure having you with us.Thanks for taking time to remember all of us and we hope you will be back soon to enjoy our hospitality again. Regards Malika & Harish More

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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Thank you Harish and family for a fantastic 3 night stay in Varanasi. Although the Homestay is situated 1.5 km away from the Ghats, you can easily walk or get a Rickshaw for 30-40 rupees. Rooms are clean, spacious and equipped with tea/coffee facilities and Wifi. The family cook for you in their home and Harish's wife is a great... More

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

Dear Guest, Thanks its been a pleasure having you with us.Thanks for taking time to remember all of us and we hope you will be back soon to enjoy our hospitality again. 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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This Homestay is managed by an Indian family and those who like to stay with a family and share the culture and taste freshly made home cooked vegetarian food would like it here very much.A traditional Indian house built in 1936, with complete teakwood work and antique hand carving workmanship on the doors, windows, decorations and furniture. Lots of open space for natural sunlight and air. Beautiful seat in garden in the front. ... more   less 
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