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A Palace on the River, Rashmi Guest House

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D, 16/28-A | Dasaswamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Staff friendly, rooms were simple but adequate - comfortable etc Restaurant at the top - very nice! Straight on to the river Ganges from your doorstep. Great! Very happy with our decision to stay here.

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New Delhi, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Believe, this is the best located hotel in Varanasi, hotel is around 50 meters from main Dashashwamedh ghat. To reach from airport/rail stations, taxi drops you around a Church near Gadolia crossing than take cycle-rickshaw Inr 20 and than hotel staff pickup. Stayed at a room without the view which is very very small but clean linen and small bathroom.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location of Rashmi is what initially led us to this hotel. The staff were incredibly flexible when we had to change our travel plans and stay one less night. The rooms are very tiny but clean. The pro to having smaller rooms is having a wonderfully cool (AC) room to take a break in when the Varanasi heat gets... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rashmi Guest House provided a comfortable place to return to after an intense but intriguing day in Varnasi. While at Rashmi, we stayed in one of their mid range rooms which was small but tastefully decorated. The hotel staff provided excellent service and were attentive to all of our needs. The best features, though are the outstanding location and the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location - right on Ganga. Can get a boat each morning at sunrise up and down the river. The room you want to get is the 'Ganga View' room. More expensive but worth it for the amazing view. Rooms are small and bathrooms are old but clean and sufficient. Great tour guides too... ask for Kishan or Golu. Breakfast... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location in Old City is fantastic! This guest house is located at the top of a ghat, with views of the many colorful boats that await riders for sunrise and sunset Ganges River rides. Morning and evening ceremonies also take place along the river here, and although a bit early, the charming sound of the bells and singing can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Rashmi Guest House in March 2015 for 4 nights and we had an incredible time. The hotel is wonderful, the location breathtaking especially the roof top terrace where wonderful people serve great meals and drinks while watching river Ganga. The service was very good and we had always people at the hotel who helped with our requests... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a pleasant stay.. Pros were good location and close to the ghats where the fire ceremony takes place and close to the temple.. Two issues during my stay.. One the cable was down throughout the stay and the priest provided by the hotel overcharged us for the temple visit (please avoid asking the hotel for this service!)

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New Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is located on the ghat very near the Dasaswamedh ghat. Arrangements to see the Aarthi and boat ride, etc are good. Food and general arrangements in the hotel an be termed as very good. This has aroof top restaurant which is well arranged. Thereis no lift to go up to the top - which fr older couples may... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The restaurant was recommended for our guide, who said that is one of the best in Varanasi, so I created good expectations. The view from the roof top is lovely, specially in full moon night, but I was feeling very disappointed with the service. No attention with us, the staff was so lazy. First I ordered a banana lassi that... More 

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Management response:

In relation to the above review , I would like to state herein that our restaurant has been bifurcuted in to 02 sections viz 1 Ac Sections and the other 2 River view open portion . In the open section of the restaurant , we have never provide any fans and all untill and unless it is demanded by the... More 

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