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Hotel Alka

D. 3/23, Meer Ghat, Varanasi 221005, India
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Ranked #3 of 53 hotels in Varanasi
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here with family (9 people inc 2 kids) during our first visit to Varanasi in April 2014. Walked in (courtesy some diligent hotel hunting by senior members of our group after we arrived at the station) to neat and clean ambiance and the perfect place to rest. The best part of the hotel is the view of the river.... More

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Larisa, Greece
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there in a big double room with an extra bed (we are a family with 2 kids). The room was very clean, the staff very helpful, the restaurant perfect (you should ask for a cold beer) and the location just in the right place. We surely recommend this hotel if someone want to be near the ghats and... More

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Milan, Italy
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Alka Hotel is one of the best hotel we met in India and Varanasi: the rooms are clean, confortable with very good beds, a clean, large and functionally bathrooms and with a wonderdful view on Gange: in fact every room is on a balcony and you can see the sacred river and his people. The owner of the hotel are... More

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Navi Mumbai, India
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only criteria we had while choosing a place to stay in Varanasi was, it had to be on the banks. So, Hotel is bang on the ghat. The view from the hotel is breathtaking. But thats all the good i can talk about the place. It is 5-10 min walk from the nearest cross roads, and the walk is... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Varanasi is a fantastic destination for exploring the holiest Hindu city, with a huge variety of things to see and do - with plenty of accommodation options to boot! But for the second time we have chosen Alka Hotel. Alka Hotel is where you can get the location you want, at a price that will leave enough in your wallet... More

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Surat, India
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed once in off session and find absolutely well environments and foods itself. even budget accommodation. its little big Hotel with more then 30 rooms so might be there will chances to get little delay in room service but rooms r absolutely clean n well maintain with great view.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review is almost a five but i think what lets this hotel down a bit are some of the reception staff who have a poor attitude. One guy who deserves huge credit is Munna who is friendly, commited and in a different league customer service wise to any other person at the hotel. I undertook a fascinating city tour... More

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Lucknow, India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

hi..i am vinay pandey, i have visted in varanasi 27th June. ya it was summer and i enjoyed alot. This hotel covers all important places in varanasi. Roo service is okay. they dont change bedsheet every day until you are not asking them to do that. it cheap for double bed with Cooler, tv, attach bathroom it will cost you... More

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Moorsele, Belgium
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

some rooms have a fantastic view over de Ganges - nearly all rooms are quiet and comfortabel very good food on the terras WIFI the owner guided us through Varanasi, a very interesting tour, he showed us places where a tourist never comes

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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The staff here is the WORST. The waiter at the restaurant was really rude and the food was disgusting. When I sat down he told me I shouldn't come so late every evening since they wanted to close, even though there were four gentlemen who came in AFTER me, who for some reason got the best of service. He rolled... More

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Address: D. 3/23, Meer Ghat, Varanasi 221005, India
Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
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