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Shiva guest house

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D. 20/14, Munshi Ghat, Varanasi 221001, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shiva Guesthouse is an awesome place to stay! Shiva and his brother treated us like family and made our Varanasi experience amazing and affordable! Great food here too and cool views of the river from the roof top restaurant and some of the rooms. Some people even came from other guesthouses to eat here because they heard the food was... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived last minute after a terrible journey from Nepal and the owner and his family were AMAZING! It was holi festival the next day and they put on the most INCREDIBLE rooftop party! Colours, water, music, food, beer! Everything was catered for! The room was clean, hot showers, yummy food, really helpful staff, easy airport transfer, great location! HIGHLY... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shiva guest house so cleen and room is very big saiz room and hotel onear is very helpful man ons I falldun in steps he bring me to hospital and and long time he wet for me he very good man in guest house he is family also stay and feel like home I am very enjoy this gest House

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the great place to stay in Varanasi, Located at Munshi ghat, around 10 minutes walk from Bengli Tola (from railway station, just tell the driver go to Bengali Tola. Then you will reach Munshi ghat easily or just walk by river along the ghats.) the owner is very kind and friendly. I stayed in the private room, it's... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Shiva guest house is very cleen and big room shiva is very Caind porson he is very help fool man he organije every think wander fool room and room with ganga wive and roof top you can shee sun rise and wive of Ganga near guest house restaurant arti plesh I mint walk to the Ganga if I come second... More 

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Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We stayed few days at Shiva guest house.It was not so easy to find, cause so many Shiva houses and lodges are in Varanasi and of course, ricksha caught us at train station and took us to other Shiva lodge because of commission. Then we found right one Shiva guest house. Nice, relax staying,with monkeys behind the windows.In May was... More 

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Castellammare Di Stabia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Stay here, stay here! The place is spotless, it is right in the center of Varanasi and not far from anywhere you'd need to walk home late from (read: restaurants, evening ceremony, Indian classical music concerts etc), the food at the restaurant is fantastic, it's easy to meet other guests, there is a roof to watch moneys and kites on,... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Shiva is a perfect host for your adventure in Varanasi. Try and get one of the better rooms and you will have no worries during your stay. Shiva can cook and provide services and place is clean. We had a great time and Shiva is an honest man. Michael from KY

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Unfortunately we had a bad experience with this hotel. Reserved a room for 800 Rps. When we arrived I asked to look at the room before doing the check-in. They showed me a room which barely fitted a bed and window to a wall. Cleanliness was okay. Nothing wrong with that in general - but for Indian budget traveler standards... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Shiva and his family have got a wonderful guesthouse here- they make you feel right at home! The rooms are spotless and the rooftop views are spectacular. Shiva was incredibly helpful and told us all about his home, Varanasi. All of the locals will help direct you to Shiva's Guesthouse so if ever lost down a lane, you'll soon find... More 

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