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Shiva guest house

D. 20/14, Munshi Ghat, Varanasi 221001, India
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Ranked #27 of 158 Varanasi B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

STAY HERE. This place has been absolutely perfect.the rooms are clean, and really fairly priced. We felt right at home as soon as we stepped inside. There's an awesome rooftop looking out at the Ganges and a nice restaurant to relax in. The location is right were you want to be, in the old city and close to the river.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite difficult to find but I think most places are near the river in Varanasi. Make sure you get in contact with the guest house in advance to get a specific drop off point to tell the taxi driver. We got dropped about a 20min walk from the guest house and then the person who helped us (and who had... More 

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Osaka, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the location was very good very central very things so we could work to most of the main sitert in varanasi realiy good restaurant located with minutes the bathroom was very clean and we have very good hot shower reliable hot water the manager was really help foo; and spoke very good english i recommend this plash

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent 4 nights in Maharsja toom at SHIVA guest house. I have only superlatives: Located in the best spot pissible, managed by a kind and lovely manager. The place is clean, the rooftop restaurant is lovely. Overallb highly recommended. (Doron Matar) וגם בעברית: גסטהאוס מצויין

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the myriad of choices in Varanasi, we carefully selected and prepaid four nights in the Maharaja/premier room (which was selling at nearly double the price of their other rooms). Although our train was delayed by fog and we arrived 15 hours late, we called the hotel THREE times throughout the journey and were assured that they would keep our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Shiva Guest House for two nights and really enjoyed the stay. Location: It's the best location if you would like to be next to the Ganges river and the main Ghat where the night ceremony takes place. The only disadvantage is that it's not accessible by taxi or tuck tuck which means that the first time it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

If you pick a place based on location, look no further. Shiva guest house is based right on top of the main ghat. The owners are very friendly and go out of their way to offer advice on travelling India. Rooftop view is great and rooms have all basic necessities (some also with views of the Ganges). There is also... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

the location is a nightmare as it is through all the windy roads which the tuk tuks cant go down. but when you finally work it which shiva is the one you have booked it is worth it as the location is great. it is right on the edge of the ganges! The owners are so nice! When we arrived... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Backpacking couple late 20's travelling India for 2 months. We stayed here for 2 nights, location is great may be difficult to find and be aware for same name places. The owners were extremely friendly and gave some super tips on varanasi and the next part of our trip. On check out they looked after our bags and let us... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My friend recommended me this guest house. She came to this guest house when she was out of money, because she got ripped off by some "tour company." They treated her just like their family. That is why I decide on this guest house. After bearing with 16 hour train, we were exhausted, they kindly served us supper and were... More 

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Address: D. 20/14, Munshi Ghat, Varanasi 221001, India
Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
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