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A Palace on the River, Rashmi Guest House

D, 16/28-A | Dasaswamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed 4 days 3 nights at this hotel. If you wish to see Sun Rise/Sunset/Ganges view then upgrade your room to roof top or you can get all those view from their Dolphin restaurant located at roof top. This located near main Ghat and also nearby tourist shops. Best hotel to stay because they have hot water 24/7, Wi-Fi... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this hotel months in advance due to its popularity. We paid all of our stay up front and when we arrived they said there was an issue with our booking. They were not able to get us into the hotel and told us we would have no problem getting a refund through hotels.com. The young men who helped... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location with a breathtaking view of the Ganges river. Has a roof top restaurant and the best guides in Varanasi. Everytime im there Pappu never fails to take me to all the best temples and local shopping sites. Feel very lucky to have met such guides that has helped me to live Varanasi to the fullest with the time... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Rooms are Ok, cleaning not so good. Order room with a river view. The rooftop restaurant is Ok, with indian and international food and with a fantastic view over the nearest ghats and Ganges. You can get a nice beer here too. The hotel has an optimal location in the Varanasi old town.

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Huntly, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

The location of this hotel is perfect. Its right in the middle of everything meaning you can walk almost everywhere. As recommended by others we booked room #303 for the first part of our stay and wow those Ganges views! We stayed in a standard non-river view room on our last night and this room was very dark and of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We stayed in the deluxe room as a last minute decision and it was probably the best last minute decision I've made. We were adamant about staying on the banks of the river so we could stay close to the action and Rashmi Guest House did not disappoint. This hotel is close to everything you need to experience in Varanasi... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

A delightful guesthouse where they demonstrate true Indian hospitality and every comfort. The view was gorgeous and it is right on the river and in the middle of all the lovely laneways of Varanasi. I loved the food in the mornings. Not cheap by Indian standards but with the conversion rate a very reasonable price

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

After contacting the guest house in advance, I took an autorickshaw to the location they indicated, and then called the guest house. One of the staff quickly came and helped me bring my bag to the guesthouse. It was not really that difficult, and there are signs leading you there once you enter the streets of the old town. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Rooms are very clean, staff very helpful, location is incredible - right on the Ghats with views of the Ganges and Ghats from the great rooftop restaurant. Highly recommended, especially as rates are very reasonable. Thank you to everyone there! Sarah

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Very helpful staff and provided my Inlaws with all facilities as demanded - mosquito coils to heater to extra bed sheets to extra pillows all of which was beyond the normal room facilities provided. All of them went beyond their normal call of duty to provide for my inlaws. In fact the flight had got cancelled and the hotel staff... More 

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