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Hotel Alka

D. 3/23, Meer Ghat, Varanasi 221005, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel for 4 days last week. Fantastic location overseeing the Ganges. Close to Kashi Vishwanath temple and Dashashwamedh ghat. Very good food and service. Thanks to Munna and Karan for making the stay memorable. Only the driver who came to drop me at the airport asked for parking money and was rude. This left a bitter... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Alka Hotel Alka has a hard to beat location right at the Dash ghat at the Ganges. It is about five mins walk from the mainstreet. Once you have located the hotel it is easy to find. We had the best room available (most expensive) which gave us an amazing view of the river and the happenings in the ghats.... More 

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The view of river was nice and close to main Ghat!! Hard to find hotel at the first time, so recommend have a pick up service to get there. At hotel, staff showed us the most expensive room which has private balcony. Of course we changed to the best one which cost same price of Meridian Hotel in Delhi. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this hotel due to some good reviews and its location. I can genuinely say I found the best spot! The hotel backs on to the river Itself just up from the burning ghats one side, and all the ceremonies the other. You can walk right out of the hotel done the steps and choose which way you want... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Varanasi, city of light, of joy, of death, is an amazing experience that was enriched by our stay at the Alka and especially by the services provided by Mukesh Sharma. We had a knowledgeable guide throughout the city. We felt well taken care of, safe, and we met reasonable venders whose prices were fair. And if Muna couldn't come with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic location and staff - friendly and helpful. This is a great, safe place to base yourself while enjoying Varanasi.... Munnar and team are very tuned in to tourists needs and work hard at helping you have a good stay. Rooms are clean, bed is mattress on solid plinth so on the hard side. You are fantastically located on the... More 

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Thane, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited first time Varansi and stayed in AC room which costed us Rs 1400 plus taxes. Hotel is located on bank of river Ganges. One has to climb several steps to reach ghat. Rooms was basic with comfortable bed and clean bathroom. Hotel is very conveniently located to visit Kashi Vishwanath temple which just 5 minutes walking distance. Owner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic room overlooking the ghat & the Ganges with our own little balcony that was "fenced"off to keep the monkey's at bay. Very clean and the staff was very friendly. Nice and close to everything. I would recommend it

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very modern and equal to western standards. Great TV, private balcony overlooking the ghat and the Ganges. Very clean with very good bathroom. This was the most expensive double room in the hotel costing 5100 Rps + tax. Rajesh the manager was lovely. There are many steps to get up from the ghat - from the banks... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Varanasi first time and booked hotel Alka for two days.. We reached early in the morning around 6am and our booking was from 12noon onwards.. But they gave us room as soon as we reached and they did not charge me extra for 6hous starting from 6 to 12 in the morning.. Good human touch..Thanks to ALKA.. It... 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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Alka Hotel Varanasi
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Varanasi

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