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The Golden Buddha

Sarangnath Colony | Sarnath, Varanasi 221007, India
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The Golden Buddha
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Ranked #54 of 59 Hotels in Varanasi
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  • Location
    2 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Blue Mountains, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

This place is supposedly in the process of closing down...but judging by earlier reviews it has been in a terrible way for a long time. No restaurant, no record of our booking, major confusion from staff, dark, dingy, dirty. The whole place is in such a major state of disrepair that it was unsafe in many cases - exposed wires,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2010

I had booked a 20 night stay on Hostelworlds.com. I called to confirm my booking and to ensure it would be a nice room. WRONG. On my arrival I was taken to the only single room -- the place was filthy (that is being kind). I was told that the room was usually given to the drivers for free, but... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2010

Breakfast is hurrible and the behavior of the supprting staff is not at all good.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2009

At Rs 700 ($US20) a night puts it into mid-range and I expected more but room was dark, dingy, shabby and freezing cold; Intermittent hot water even when there were no electricity cuts. Very noisy, prepare to be constantly have your door knocked even when you ask them not to. Impatient and forgetful staff, very slow restaurant, Even the workmen... More 

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