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Ajay Guest House

D21 / 11 Choushotti Ghat | Rana Mahal Ghat, Varanasi 221001, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Benaras, along with my parents, at the end of June, just before the onset of monsoons. We were very specific about staying in a hotel with river-view, having comfortable rooms at reasonable price. Ajay Guest House, also called the Palace on Steps, matched up, even exceeded our expectations. The room we stayed in had an attached balcony... More 

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Dear Valuable guest "Greetings from Ajay Guest House !!!!!!!!! Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to come to us again and we will improve our service sincerely Regards Sanjay Pandey Palace On Step ( Ajay Guest House ) phone number - 05422450971 2450970 mobile no - 09235614591 , 09415527839 More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stay in this hotel with my family, It is located in Rana Mahal Ghat, very adjacent to the Main Dashashwamedh ghat. It is one of the splendid location to roam varanasi. The rooms were very neat and clean, they alloted us double AC bedroom in 1st floor facing Ganga. We enjoyed Sunrise and Sunset from there itself. Also watching... More 

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sanjay p, Manager at Ajay Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Valuable guest "Greetings from Hotel Palace on steps !!!!!!!!! Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to come to us again and we will improve our service sincerely Regards Snajay Pandey phone number - 05422450971 2450970 mobile no - 09235614591 , 09415527839 More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I have visited two times in this Hotel and must say this is the best place to stay in Varanasi near ghats. This is at Rana Mahal ghat which is adjacent to famous Deshashmedh ghat, hotel offers many rooms facing ghat, one can choose them. You can spend hours at ghats which is just a walk away. Food is also... More 

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Dear Valuable guest "Greetings from Hotel Ajay Guest House !!!!!!!!! Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to come to us again and we will improve our service sincerely Regards Snajay More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Nice staff, nice room, ask for the one with a view on the river. Felt good in this place, had a good breakfast with the monkeys looking at the ganga ! Wi-fi signal is strong all over the place and free ! I'll come back

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Dear Valuable guest "Greetings from Hotel Ajay Guest House !!!!!!!!! Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to come to us again and we will improve our service sincerely Regards Snajay More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I traveled to Varanasi, last week for a painting camp with 30 other people. My room was facing the ghat and it was just great. the hotel staff was very hospitable. Food was great. All sites were very close by to walk to. will definitely visit again and stay at Palace on the Steps only......

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

An early morning train arrival and mooch around the maze of alleys brought us to the Ajay Guesthouse in January 2008. Having viewed another place before Ajay, this place won us over with the spectacular views over the Ganges and the ghats. This really is the plus of this guesthouse - the rooms are basic, the building creaked (we had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Ajays Guesthouse is really worth it if you get the panoramic suite. Defenetly one of the best romos in town. Take some earplugs with youm gets noizy! Sanjay is a very good manager and will help you with everything you need. Place do needs some refurbish done!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I've pre booked 2 rooms online. Got the ghats facing rooms with an attached balcony. One of the rooms was pretty small in size. The toilets were even smaller!! The ghats view in the morning and evening was very nice. The staff were well behaved and was courteous and very helpful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We got the room in an ideal location, with an amazing view and a big round bed, but that's where the positives end. It's not the cleanest and they don't really clean and/or change sheets or even provide towels and toilet paper until you let them know (and they're approachable - no problem there). One of the windows was missing... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I have chosen this hotel for my parents after searching over the net & reading the review in TripAdvisor. I was amaze with the location & hospitality of Ajay Guest. I booked this guest house for 6 nights through a travel agency cum friend. The booking ref no- 1406044788, Voucher No- CHMM-826160, Check In- June 13, 2014 and Check Out-... More 

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