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Parmarth Niketan Ashram

P.O. Swargashram, Rishikesh 249304, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is for those who want to seek peace, unwind, and experience spirituality, by both being at the ashram and by the surroundings. If you are looking for a cheap hotel in this area, please avoid this place, and look for other hotels that are much cheaper and will suite your needs. This place is for those who really... More 

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Jaipur, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found the place meant for foreigners and big shots.it lacks spiritual vibes and seems very commercial. The kids did there work well but the area was dirty and flies all around. May be it is because of kavars in this city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Parmath Niketan is an Ashram, so people from West need to know this is a divine place. I enjoyed 15 days of Intensive Yoga Course, I don't have enough words to express my happinness over the entire experience, as the location, the rooms, the food, the workers, our teachers, Swami Ji, Mata Ji and every little aspect of this unique... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Very good and peaceful place for everyone. Awesome weather during July and just a 50 steps away from market. Market for very nice and cheap souvenir. Do bargain before buying anything. You can easily find foreigners here so no need to worry of feeling alone. They come from all around the word. It has its own ghat called GANGA GHAT... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Buget place and most peacefull. You will get rooms or flats touching river ganga which is best part of this ashram. Must visit for divine time also. Food is also tasty and best part is ganga aarti. Most of the AC rooms are acomodated by foreigners so please book in advance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Thsi place is great only for those who want to relax, meditate and practice some good hatha yoga. It is a monastery for the hindu religion, therefore you will find people walking around visiting the ground and making offerings to the gods statues etc I found myself at ease there, everyone is friendly and the yoga lessons were great (even... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Was there for New Year with friends, its a peaceful place and morning and evening aarti's are the highlight. Enjoyed dipping feet in icy cold water as I am not brave enough to bathe at such a chilly water that too in winters.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I visited Parmarth three years ago in year 2012 and was really impressed with the place. At that time I donated much more on my own than what they are now demanding as mandatory fee. Ashram has now changed into commercialized budget hotel. AC rooms are mainly meant for western people or some VIP Indians. You don’t have choice of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Parmarth Niketan used to be a good place to stay while pursuing spiritual interests. Now the so-called donations are mandatory fees and the guest rooms have dirty bathrooms and unchanged sheets. The laundry was washed and ironed very poorly. The reception staff can be surly – like this other reviewer says, it depends who you get. While the arati on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Me and my partner spent 5 nights here although originally where told no room available then were only offered 2 days. The reception isn't very helpful, here you need to be persistent and I think it depends on who is on the counter. Our room was located in the block for westerners (Ganga) I think. Had a noisy fan although... More 

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