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Lakshman Jhula, Rishikesh, India
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Hotel Ishan
Ranked #48 of 92 Rishikesh B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Brighton, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Once you track the reception guy down (to be fair he seems to work 24/7 so who am I to begrudge him a break) and barter the room down, it's totally fine here. Location is great, right near the bridge. The room was clean, hot water once you heat the boiler up. Pretty standard stuff. Couldn't fault the view over... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
51 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The reception by either the manager or owner was completely uninviting. It was such a turn off and remained so that I left after the first night. I feel it was very overpriced even though the room was large. The curtains didnt even cover the windows so it was very light in the morning. Location is good but noisy at... More 

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Tel Aviv
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

After seeing many rooms in the area, this place is definitely a great budget option, where you get better value for your money (compared to he other places around). Room and toilet were clean, and many rooms have great Ganga River view.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Hi The Ishan Hotel is located on the true right side of Ganges, 100 meters from Laxman Jhulla bridge. My wife and I have a room, or rather two rooms, with a huge floor-to-ceiling window overlooking the river and the bridge. The roof top terrasse is just outside our door. The hotel is more that reasonably clean and there is... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

My hotel room was beautiful with 2 living rooms and a double bed, the view from the window was superb! A/C available if you want. You can sit and relax watching the people passing by on Laksmanjhula bridge. The staff was very friendly and we never had any problems, only the first day was no water but it was because... More 

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New Delhi, India
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

I myself catch their staff person sneaked into our room trying to steal he opened our luggage and my mobile phone was in his pocket. even the other staff and manager was involved as they were not even shocked when we confronted him to them. the night was already terible with thier bedbugs and then this incident. worst experience of... More 

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20 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012 via mobile

This hotel was good for Indian standards. If you are going to Rishikesh, it has to be expected that things won't be like you would find a fully developed country. I stayed in a 400 rupee/night room for a month and was quite happy with it. Beautiful view of the Ganga from my room and the restaurant. The hotel was... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012 via mobile

Hotel ishan is a great choice due to location, free WiFi, own restaurant.. Our room was large, big bathroom, balcony overlooking the ganges. Cleanliness is average, but only what you expect when you're paying 1000 rupees a night (double room with AC). Friendly staff, especially in the restaurant which serves decent food. The pasta dishes are pretty good.

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Pune, India
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85 reviews 85 reviews
27 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2011

We stayed at Hotel Ishan, Rishikesh for the 2nd time in March'11. The last time we stayed there was 5 years back (on recommendation of Lonely Planet's book on India). It is a budget hotel with a marvelous location! This simple, but comfortable, hotel is located bang on Laxman Jhula with a superb view of the Ganga. The rooms on... More 

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Perugia, Italy
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2010

Stayed at Ishan for 3 nights in October 2010. At the beginning everything seemed perfect - beautiful room with view on the river, great location, friendly service - so it seemed. The friendliness ended on the first day when I asked for a blanket (it's really cold at night in Risikesh and for 600 INR I would expect to get... More 

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Address: Lakshman Jhula, Rishikesh, India
Location: India > Uttarakhand > Rishikesh

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