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Ganpati Guest House

D 3/24 Meer Ghat, Varanasi 221001, India
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Ranked #8 of 129 Varanasi B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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19 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good location for Varanasi. Restaurant pleasant with good food options for travelers. Rooms are hostel-level in terms of cleanliness, space, etc. This is not a hotel. They lock the exterior door at night. Felt safe. Would recommend for travelers who want to be at ghats and are not looking for hotel experience. The bathroom was marginal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Ganpati is a nice place, centrally located. The wi fi works well, rooms are reasonable clean and water is warm. The restaurant has an amazing view, but the food is not exceptionnal. The staff is very helpfull and friendly, but the manager did not seem in a very good mood when we arrived... As if we were bothering him... A... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really cool original spaces here. Beautifully decorated rooms, that are a bit small. Our room had a private balcony that had an awesome view of the ganga. Bathroom a little cramped, but it had plenty of hot water and ok water pressure. Restaurant food is just ok, but it has a great view and the staff is pretty friendly. Gotta... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an amazing experience, right above the ghats of the Ganges River, the most holy city in India. For the balcony outside our room we could see so much happening, then we walked down the steps onto the ghat for an experience we have never had before. The Guest house is very old but very clean and well appointed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at ganpati home, it's a bilding at 30 mts from the guest house no view but the rooms are much better, bigger and with a nice morning light. Hot water 24 hs and also wifi. The staff is nice apart from the manager. Breakfast is not so good but near you have "Brown Bread Bakery", a nice and... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our rooms with Balcony and side river view are 2500-3500 rupees, but the rooms are very small and the restaurant is just in front of our rooms so Late night and early morning are very noisy. The best of Ganpati GH is location, just in the middle of all attraction places.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a non AC , non TV room (in March) and it was good value, the overhead fan perfectly adequate. Only issue was that our room had a thin wooden shared wall and we could hear everything from next door. Restaurant is good and has lovely view of river. If you are arriving for the first time you must... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights at Ganpati with friends. Hotel is best located to watch all the activity on the Ganges River from the roof top and easy to walk to . It is clean,safe, comfortable with nice common areas and a great rooftop where we had very good food . The staff is very nice and helpful. We chose the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although we had already booked in another hotel, we decided to change to Ganpati Guest House. Ir was the best choice; it is not only at very short distance from every place, but it is clean, nice, confy, has hot water & great rooftop restaurant (best view of the river in the city). It also has free wifi both in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at Ganpati and enjoyed our stay. Varanasi was a bit crazy with it being the weekend before Holi with boys throwing water bombs etc. We spent time sitting in the common area by reception and at the roof restaurant enjoying the view of Ganges River and life along it during breakfast and dinner in the evenings.... More

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Also Known As:
Ganpati Guest House Hotel Varanasi
Ganpati Guest House Hotel
Address: D 3/24 Meer Ghat, Varanasi 221001, India
Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
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Ranked #8 of 129 B&Bs / Inns in Varanasi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are Ganpati Guest House - if you stay here, we are sure that you will have a good time in Varanasi. Of course the view of the beautiful river Ganges is amazing and exotic. Many people who come to Varanasi stay with us in the Ganpati Guest House. The staff are very kind and have a good spirit. We look forward to meeting you and hope beautiful time in Varanasi. The history of Ganpati Guest House: The Ganpati is located at the east end of the Mother Ganges in Varanasi, makes its presence known throughout the riverbanks not only by shining the world's oldest culture as well as oldest city. A city of light...but also by offering cutting-edge restaurants, renowned facilities, amazing view and comfortable accommodations. This 3-story Redstone pyramid was built in 1905 on the river Ganges, contains so many amenities on such an enormous scale that it's becomes practically amazing vacation. Spacious rooms surrounded by the plants, which boasts your staying, dining and entertainment. The Garden, at more than 1000 square feet, is one of Varanasi's oldest existing buildings and rarely available, offering a tranquil sitting, an array of nice music, a rack of books nearby. We want to deliver inside of the property a best atmosphere. We're trying to become a little more contemporary and appeal to all age crowds with holy feelings. We want to offer the best entertainment, dining, staying and relax without insulting the worth of your damage. That's not to say that "The city of Light" will be memorable entire the life. It is, after all, still a part of what makes the property unique, and explained that the hotel is prepared to keep the better executed elements of the riverbank-culture theme. Kind regards. ... more   less 
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