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Hotel Alka

D. 3/23, Meer Ghat | Dashashwamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
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Ojai, California
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had reservations in December 2015 for a Rs950 room, was shown a room that seemed decent, so I took it. While checking in, another traveler with reservations was turned away, and directed to Alka's sister hotel nearby. The next day I found out that I was actually given a Rs650 room (near the generator), and that my reservations too,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hidden among the narrow alleys of old Varanasi & a ten minute walk from taxi/tuk tuk stops, this is a charming hotel with fabulous Ganges & ghats views. Helpful staff, very obliging with our 5am checkout for early train; the restaurant even prepacked some breakfast to take with us. Peaceful atmosphere, good food, great location close to boat tours &... More 

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aashutosh123, Manager at Hotel Alka, responded to this review

On behalf of all the Hotel staff we would like to express our gratitude for choosing us as your hosts during your holidays in Varanasi, and for taking the time to write your opinion here on TripAdvisor. Thank you so much for giving us the chance to provide you our services and above all to share your experiences with our... More 

Preston, UK
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Tips are not necessary however, we felt obliged to give tip to the in-house guide who help to make our pilgrimage trip a memorable one. The restaurant was open all the time and we could have hot delicious food any time. Very relaxing environment.

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aashutosh123, Manager at Hotel Alka, responded to this review

On behalf of all the Hotel staff we would like to express our gratitude for choosing us as your hosts during your holidays in Varanasi, and for taking the time to write your opinion here on TripAdvisor. Thank you so much for giving us the chance to provide you our services and above all to share your experiences with our... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Minimalist. Clean. Delicious food served by a very engaging and polite staff. Excellent Hospitality! The hotel is directly placed on the ghat and is right next to Dashashwamedh Ghat. You can view the daily Ganga Arati from the restaurant balcony. Since the ghats are inaccessible by car, the hotel arranged someone to pick us up a short distance away where... More 

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aashutosh123, Manager at Hotel Alka, responded to this review

On behalf of all the Hotel staff we would like to express our gratitude for choosing us as your hosts during your holidays in Varanasi, and for taking the time to write your opinion here on TripAdvisor. Thank you so much for giving us the chance to provide you our services and above all to share your experiences with our... More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited Benaras (Varanasi) during my holidays 23-26th January and I had a great experience in staying at Alka Hotel. The location of this hotel is beautiful with loving view of Ganga. Its the best part of this hotel. The rooms are clean and sufficiently airy. The staffs of this hotel are very cooperative, cordial and always ready to... More 

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aashutosh123, Manager at Hotel Alka, responded to this review

On behalf of all the Hotel staff we would like to express our gratitude for choosing us as your hosts during your holidays in Varanasi, and for taking the time to write your opinion here on TripAdvisor. Thank you so much for giving us the chance to provide you our services and above all to share your experiences with our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My personal recommendations to Hotel Alka and Ayurvedic Spa. The view , the food , the ambience is awesome. The Ganges is mesmerising. The holy water is purifying. For those who can sense it and feel it, Varanasi is the best place.

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aashutosh123, Manager at Hotel Alka, responded to this review

On behalf of all the Hotel staff we would like to express our gratitude for choosing us as your hosts during your holidays in Varanasi, and for taking the time to write your opinion here on TripAdvisor. Thank you so much for giving us the chance to provide you our services and above all to share your experiences with our... More 

India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

> Great view of the Ganga and Rajendra prasad ghat. > Ganga facing rooms are costly but other rooms are also quite good and you can get the Ganga view just from the common balconies and terrace. > They have a very good veg restaurant with a Ganga view >Airport drop and pickup services are there at a reasonable rate... More 

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aashutosh123, Manager at Hotel Alka, responded to this review

On behalf of all the Hotel staff we would like to express our gratitude for choosing us as your hosts during your holidays in Varanasi, and for taking the time to write your opinion here on TripAdvisor. Thank you so much for giving us the chance to provide you our services and above all to share your experiences with our... More 

India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After searching to numerous Hotels by the Ganges I choose this Hotel, and the staffs of this Hotel made my Varanasi trip a very memorable one. The views of Ganges from the open roof restaurant with delicious food, the spa worth to mention. Thanks everyone from Hotel Alka...and a very special thanks to Munnabhai... :-) Visiting Varanasi soon. Surely want... More 

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aashutosh123, Manager at Hotel Alka, responded to this review

On behalf of all the Hotel staff we would like to express our gratitude for choosing us as your hosts during your holidays in Varanasi, and for taking the time to write your opinion here on TripAdvisor. Thank you so much for giving us the chance to provide you our services and above all to share your experiences with our... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not got the room which we are agreed on. İn the hotel they have nice room and old room as well. We were travelling for 11 people. they did not give us the room in same quality . Room was not clean and not nice furnished. There is bug

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I feel like we got what we paid for. We got one of their dirt cheap rooms. So no private bathroom. Not a great room: Walls were dirty, no cover sheet, felt like a box. But what do you expect for 700rupees? Here's what was important: the common courtyard was clean, and the staff was very helpful. And you are... More 

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aashutosh123, Manager at Hotel Alka, responded to this review

On behalf of all the Hotel staff we would like to express our gratitude for choosing us as your hosts during your holidays in Varanasi, and for taking the time to write your opinion here on TripAdvisor. Thank you so much for giving us the chance to provide you our services and above all to share your experiences with our... More 

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