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Hotel Holy Ganges View

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Assi Ghat, Varanasi 221005, India
Hotel Holy Ganges View
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a normal backpackers hotel not a hawali ,and it has posted pictures of a neighbouring hotel, ganges view.PLESE make sure you are not booking this hotel as we did by looking at the picture and ending up with paying thrice the price for the property.Hotel,food and rooms are bad.. only good thing is location.

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Delhi
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hello, This hotel is a backpacker hotel and rooms are bad. Trip Advisor that I trust this time has done a critical mistake with Mixing these 2 hotels. They have put the photos of Ganges View hotel which is very nice hotel to Holi Ganges view which is not nice at all. We came with a 7 month old baby... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first hotel we stayed in on this trip to India and was the best. Great location, loads of character, nice staff and fantastic vegetarian food. The Indian breakfast option was delicious! The room was large and comfortable and quiet. The views from the terraces are fantastic. Go for an upper floor room if you can.

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Stavanger, Norway
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81 reviews 81 reviews
57 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 nights at this wonderful hotel. Next to The Ganges @ Assi Ghat. It´s colonial style and many terraces made it perfect for the stay. Staff went the extra way and they served me the most wonderful meals. It´s all vegetarian along Ganges and no alcohol. But being a meat lover, I have never tasted better veg. food than this!... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you ask for every aspect of hospitality this hotel is par excellence. Let me enumerate. Location: Overlooking and walking distance from Assi ghat. Ambience: Superb. I wanted to film every nook and corner, especially their paintings, furniture are a delight to see. We booked two rooms both had unique decors and very tastefully done with period furniture. The place... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights in this charming hotel. Obviously the location is superb, right on the banks of the Ganges, but the room was lovely too. Simple but clean and spacious. The food was excellent, served in a lovely dining room with a little library off it. The fabulous art collection and in-house artist were an added bonus. A perfect... More 

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Voorburg, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights in this hotel, booked by our travelagent. It is a beautiful hotel overlooking Assi Ghat in the South. They have created nice places with flowers and lots of green on the 1st and 2nd floor to relax and escape from the busy streets. They also serve a nice breakfast on these spots so you can... More 

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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The Ganga View Hotel was simply the best place to stay in Varanasi. The rooms were more than ample, each richly appointed with antique furnishings. The numerous terraces provided many options for afternoon tea breaks or breakfast from the vibrancy of this mystical city. The proprietor Shashank and his staff were more than gracious. The food in the dining room... More 

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California
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This hotel is superb in every respect. The location is perfect, sitting right at the Assi Ghat where religious ceremonies are conducted in the mornings and other cultural events pop up throughout the day. The hotel is beautiful. The terraces which look out over the Ganges are laden with gorgeous flower pots; small tables and chairs are available for relaxing.... More 

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Nyack, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This beautiful old mansion was a most wonderful oasis in the middle of an intense and overwhelming city. Our room was perfect, the public areas were immaculate, with beautiful paintings covering every wall. The food (breakfast and dinner) was memorable. Every night felt like coming home, very often to a musical concert. The guests were interesting and varied. The location... More 

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