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The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Nadesar Palace Grounds | Cantonment, Varanasi 221002, India (Formerly Taj)
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Dayton
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is luxury all the way. I made a point to go down to the lovely sitting room next to the lobby to have a glass of wine, all by myself, and enjoy the peace and quiet. The dining room is bright and clean and the food very good. I bought a beautiful vase in the attached shops. I... More

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Gatewayvaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the city of temples!! At the outset I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time in sharing your kind feedback. I am pleased to note that we met your expectations and you had a pleasant and comfortable stay with us. I have shared your appreciation with the team as feedback such as yours... More

Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is lovely, rooms are decent size and comfortable and been outside of the city means there is less crazy, crowds and rubbish, yet still close enough that it's not a long trip to visit the ghats. The restaurant staff are quick, friendly and accommodating. The buffet has lots of variety and the a-la-cart menu also has a good... More

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Gatewayvaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the city of temples! At the outset please acknowledge my sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused and not been able to come up to your expectations and live up to our own standards. This is a small note to assure you that we have noted your constructive feedback pertaining to the courtesy and competency of the... More

Modesto, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In a city that might be described as one of the most colorfully brilliant but strangest places anywhere, any respite from the cows, dogs, smells, horns, and intensity of thousands challenging your personal space, is welcome. Since no one goes to Varanasi by accident, this hotel would seem to be a logical place to choose, and it did not disappoint.... More

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Gatewayvaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the city of temples!! At the outset I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time in sharing your kind feedback. I am pleased to note that we met your expectations and you had a pleasant and comfortable stay with us. I have shared your appreciation with the team as feedback such as yours... More

Delhi, INDIA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprising to see that this hotel is 13th ranked. Could not see anything amiss in the property, room, service, or food that was bad or missing or below 5* levels. Yes, the location is not on Ghats, and it can't be. Ghats & City centre are rather too crowded and polluted. Such is the effort of the staff, for example,... More

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Gatewayvaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the City of Temples! At the outset I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time in sharing your feedback. I am pleased to note that we met your expectations and you had a pleasant and comfortable stay with us. I have shared your appreciation with my team especially with the Food and Beverage... More

New Delhi, Delhi, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Taj Gateway for 3 nights. Very relaxing atmosphere after the hustle bustle in this city. Huge beautiful well kept lawns. Good rooms, we had a suite and the staff is very friendly and helpful. The restaurants are good and the buffets have a wide variety. Overall very satisfied with my experience

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Gatewayvaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the city of temples!! At the outset I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time in sharing your kind feedback. I am pleased to note that we met your expectations and you had a pleasant and comfortable stay with us. I have shared your appreciation with the team as feedback such as yours... More

Alexandroupoli, Greece
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267 reviews 267 reviews
74 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel just outside the busy Varanasi Centre, Just take a TukTuk outside the Hotel and move inside the centre for your strolls on the river sides Beautifull roooms excelllent service all for a perfect stay very well recommended

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Gatewayvaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the city of temples!! At the outset I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time in sharing your kind feedback. I am pleased to note that we met your expectations and you had a pleasant and comfortable stay with us. I have shared your appreciation with the team as feedback such as yours... More

New Delhi, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As one enters the Gateway hotel from the crowded roads, the are welcomed by Big green lawns and a red stone building. which brings comfort to your eyes. and after the baggage check-in we get to see the famous Indian hospitality. I personally recommend this hotel to everyone. Reception: Reception Area is built as per good quality standards which has... More

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Gatewayvaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the city of temples! At the outset I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time in sharing your kind feedback. I am pleased to note that we met your expectations and you had a pleasant and comfortable stay with us. This is a small note to assure you that we have noted your... More

Waterford, Ireland
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103 reviews 103 reviews
20 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very pleasant hotel to stay in. It is well situated in that the train station and the ghats are a short taxi ride away. The hotel itself is well appointed. The rooms are spacious and well fitted out, the dining options are varied and the food delicious. The outside pool is very refreshing after a hard days... More

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Gatewayvaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the city of temples!! At the outset I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time in sharing your kind feedback. I am pleased to note that we met your expectations and you had a pleasant and comfortable stay with us. I have shared your appreciation with the team as feedback such as yours... More

Singapore
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29 reviews 29 reviews
29 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly, this hotel is I think the best the area can offer. To be honest, I wasn't much impressed. It was just a hotel to visit the river Ganges in the evening and early the next morning. And for that, I am thankful that the hotel and the room was reasonably clean for a good night's rest before moving on.... More

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Gatewayvaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the city of temples! At the outset I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time in sharing your kind feedback. I am pleased to note that we met your expectations and you had a pleasant and comfortable stay with us. This is a small note to assure you that we have noted your... More

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Visited Varanasi without a clue of what to expect and were very happy of our choice to go with a brand hotel. Since we only had 1 and 1/2 days, we asked for a guide and driver upon our arrival. Within minutes we were set for our first expedition. We would not have been able to do as much in... More

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Gatewayvaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the city of temples!! At the outset I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time in sharing your kind feedback. I am pleased to note that we met your expectations and you had a pleasant and comfortable stay with us. I have shared your appreciation with the team as feedback such as yours... More

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Address: Nadesar Palace Grounds | Cantonment, Varanasi 221002, India (Formerly Taj)
Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi 4*
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Group-oriented mid-rise hotel centrally located on Raja Bazar Road at Nadesar Palace Grounds, on the banks of the Varuna River. ... more   less 
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