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Hotel Alka

D. 3/23, Meer Ghat, Varanasi 221005, India
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed our stay at Hotel Alka. We read about it on a travel blog, and we would recommend staying here. It was the first hotel in our two weeks in India where we could just chill and enjoy hanging out there. We stayed for four nights and ate most of our meals at the on-site restaurant. We would... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Alka hotel is located strategically near the main ghat and also beside the river so it is a quiet stay there. The staffs are helpful especially the transport manager who helped me to arrange flight tickets. Strongly recommend it

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a non bathroom room for 2 nights. Very good value for money, nice clean room, communal toilets and showers good although we did need to walk through the cafe seating area to get to them. Hotel organised a tour and 2 boat trips for us which were good value for money and removed having to negotiate at the... More

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Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a really nice hotel located just by Gangha river. It has a terrace from which you can see the Main gath and other less important gaths. Staff is more than friendly and really helpfull. If you need sone train tickets,ask them to contact Kameshi Agency's,he will sort it out , really nice guy,honestly. we had lunch and.dinner at the... More

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Varanasi is an oldest city..Every one wants to visit "Kaashi", for one reason or another. Love to see "Banaras ki Gali".. enjoy "Banarsi Paan"... visit Banaras Ghats ... Where to stay ? "Banarasi Babu and Banarasi Dhag" both are famous .... Thanks to reviews of tripadvisor. I stayed at Hotel Alka, meer ghat ..... low cost, excellent service and friendly... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has one of the best locations in varanasi. You can see the main gath from the balcony. We had the deluxe airco room. Nothing to special. But fine by indian standards. The staff was very friendly and the food was good. If you arrive at the train station, ask the driver to bring you to the main road... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed three nights. PROS: - location right on the Ganges - terrace with a great view of Varanasi - friendly staff - clean - free WiFi, in the room, decent speed CONS: - the toilet stall is probably the tiniest I've ever seen on my travels. Uncomfortable. - the 700 Rs fan rooms are really hot, average value for money... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 2 night in this hotel. The rooms are good with nice beds but not so nice toilets which will give you little disappointment. We always go out for meals as there are nice restaurant closeby. For 2 nights its a good place to stay ...

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great views. Clean room. Value for money. Good food. Shared bathroom shower was good however the toilets are squat toilets that smell like a public male toilet.... Gross! Our sheets were a little stained or dirty not too sure but the mattress is soft which is nice for India! Just a short one night stay for us but I'd come... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

The view is really great, the location is excellent but they should inform you when you book taxi from airport there is a 10 minute walk from centre of Varanasi with a boy who carries your bag. initially the dude on reception was pretty cold, I kept having to ask him questions and eventually he warmed up. I initially booked... More

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Address: D. 3/23, Meer Ghat, Varanasi 221005, India
Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 36
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