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Hotel Alka

D. 3/23, Meer Ghat, Varanasi 221001, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room we were booked into was a budget room but be aware these rooms only have a shared (Indian style) bathroom so are only suitable for people wanting to do things on a small budget. They have a wonderful courtyard and a balcony that was amazing overlooking the Ganges. It is located in between the Main and burning Ghats.... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel Alka was not the first choice for us when we visited Varanasi. But whatever made us choose this hotel, we are glad we came here. Right from the great view from the room- to the service of all the hotel staff and the food- every thing was excellent. Clean hotel, good food and friendly staff more than made up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room we were booked into was small but for a fee they upgraded us the next morning to a much bigger room. They have a wonderful courtyard and a balcony that was amazing overlooking the Ganges. It is located in between the Main and burning Ghats. I would get them pick you up at there airport by a taxi... More 

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we opted for a slightly more expensive room because the weather was very cold and we wanted a room with some heating so can't comment on the budget rooms. our room was very comfortable. An amazing location on the Ganges with direct access to the river. Very close to the most interesting areas along the river. good food and excellent... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Due to missing our flight to Varanasi we missed our booked transfer to Hotel Alka from the airport, but they were really good about it- they didn't charge us for the missed transfer or the missed night. The rooms are great value for money with wifi available from the rooms, and even english TV channels! We did the affordable day... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed for 2 days and 3 night. Awesome facility. It was superb. Arrangement was so good. Room were so cleaned. Views from hotel room was so good.ghats are walking distance from my room. Sunrise view was awesome from my room.

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Langquaid
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8 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you want to be under friends, it is the right place. You stay direct in the Ghats. In the evening you sit around a fire with other people and have nice conversation with different people/countries. Very helpful staffs and a good meal for a good price. I liked it very much

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights... (we were supposed to stay 3 but Varanasi was a bit overwhelming for us and we left a day earlier than planned). The hotel did not charge us the extra night even though we had the reservation which was great. We flew into town and utilized the airport pick up which was well worth... More 

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Varanasi, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Alka Hotel is a perfect location, with the sweetest team, always smiling, kind and ready to assist you. I stayed there 4 years ago, 2 years ago and have just spent 2 1/2 weeks there... it was like being with family... Thank you all again, Sanjay, Mukesh, Rajesh, Karan,.... you all have been perfect , can't wait to be... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on Meer ghat, Hotel Alka is an ideal place to stay in Varanasi, The location is perfect,..it's close to the important landmarks including the Manikarnika (burning) ghats, the Dashashwamedh ghat (where the beautiful Ganga arti takes place every evening) and the Kashi Vishwanath temple (for the religious soul). Also the lanes and bylanes that lead you to the hotel... More 

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Address: D. 3/23, Meer Ghat, Varanasi 221001, India
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Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 36
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