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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What shall I say, I really felt home there, Suraj, Prabhu, Kipi(?), wonderful people with big good heart. They offer cheap rooms with everything you need, clean, bathroom, WiFi, the food is actually really good, better than some restaurants I tried, and the rooftop is #1 hangout place. Lovely Guest House for people who like a good atmosphere more than...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suraj Guest House is small, but very comfortable guesthouse located cca 100 meters from one of the main burning ghats on the bank of river Ganga. Owner is very funny man a the guest house has very good view from the roof to the river and the city. And finally...it's very cheap :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bravo is an excellent host and one of the best people I have met in India. The rooms are clean and very nice. Great location near the ghats with a rooftop view. A fantastic way to experience Varanasi.

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Reviewed January 18, 2017

Cool place to stay in regard to location, price and hospitality. Our room was a little bit noisy because it was near to the common used hall, but in total we loved the place. The people that operate the guest house are the best!

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed January 15, 2017

My boyfriend and I went to Varanasi in December 2016 and stayed at Suraj Guest House for 2 nights. The place is not luxurious but it’s very friendly and the rooms are comfortable enough with good internet connection. You also have access to the roof top terrace which gives you a great view over the old part of Varanasi and...

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Panchkula, India
Reviewed January 12, 2017

Together with my wife and relatives, I had booked a room in this guest house for two nights at the end of December. We were coming by train from Chandigarh, and because of foggy conditions, many trains (including ours) were running several hours late. Our train was due to reach Varanasi at 3.25 pm but did not eventually reach there...

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surajguesthouse, Manager at Suraj Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest namaste,,First we are sorry we don't give Room Which one you booked on line..I know excuse is not good..But when you arrive it was quite late and no any information but you told us you try to call us and send the text..we really don't know why not we got.In this winter our many guest they don't arrive...

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Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

We were made to feel welcome at the family run guest house Suraj was our tour guide on the first day which was great whilst we got our bearings. Whilst the guest house is modest, it is not far from all the action in the old part of Varanasi and the sacred Ganga can be seen from the roof top...

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surajguesthouse, Owner at Suraj Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest Namaste,,How is going we hope and believe you are fine and doing well.Thanks lot to Stay in our guest house..Our guest like you know it is in the old part of city far from the busy traffic and pollution..Two minute walking distance from the river you like our guest house location and our hospitality Thanks lot hope to...

Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

The hotel was lovely very cosy and a warm feeling from the family that keep the guest house, and the food is also amazing, great location for the sites and scenes..! Good views from the roof top of the Ganges. Great location for the golden temple. Really close to the ghats. And lots of local shops and cafe in close...

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surajguesthouse, Owner at Suraj Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest namaste,,How is going we hope and believe you are fine and doing well.Thanks lot you make us so happy you like our hospitality,our location and food friend we always trying to do all our best to make happy stay to our guest..Its small family guest house you know its located in the old part of the city close...

Reviewed December 11, 2016

I initially booked one night at this beautiful place, but ended up staying for three! The building itself is historically a mansion and the rooftop views of 'The Gangas' are second to none. The atmosphere here is amazing, right in the Lalita Ghat it's a true Indian lifestyle experience. The food available here is very good quality and the staff...

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surajguesthouse, Owner at Suraj Guest House, responded to this review

Dear guest namaste,How is going, we hope and believe you are fine and doing well.thanks lot to give good fedback to our guest house you are so nice and kind Hope to see you in the future and Good luck Keep smile...

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Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

I booked this guesthouse through booking.com, and planned to arrive at 9am (of which I had to input on the site) Due to our sleeper bus being 6 hours delayed and a few other issues we arrived, tired and Hungry at around 5pm. To top off the bad day OUR ROOM WAS OCCUPIED!!! They tried to give us a dorm...

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surajguesthouse, Owner at Suraj Guest House, responded to this review

Dear guest namaste,,we are really very sorry we did.t provide the room for you..sorry normally never happen..We Promises to you next visit in Varanasi we will give free room with breakfast for Two night..Good day and Good Luck...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel The Suraj is one of the best budget hotels in Varanasi providing all the basic facilities for backpackers. The Suraj is situated in a quiet alley right inside the heart of Varanasi...within 2 minutes of the holy Ganga River....within 5 to10 minutes of the main road and auto stand...feel the capital breathe right into you at Suraj. It's a place for community, friendships and fun. We have an obsessive affair with travel and a soft spot for everything that moves with a backpack. We are proud to offer stunning sunrises and river views from our rooftop terrace with holy morning mantra chants from the Lord Shiva-temples surrounding the guesthouse. It is also a great place for yoga and meditation. We also have a very comfy living room where you can meet other guest, enjoy alone time while reading a book from our shared library. Come on over, let us show you our holy ancient living city in the world! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Suraj Guest House

Address: CK 10/37 Braham Nal, Varanasi 221001, India
Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: $10 - $26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Suraj Guest House 1*
Number of rooms: 8
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“The top floor has access to a big terrace with a great view over varanasi and the Ganges.”
 of 5 bubbles _lilianaribeiro2, Jan 15, 2017 | Read review
“Recommend requesting pickup from bus/train station/airport -can be tricky to find if you're a first timer to the area”
 of 5 bubbles 747lukea, Dec 11, 2016 | Read review
“Book ahead and ask for pick up, Varanasi is complicated 😏.”
 of 5 bubbles jimmy604, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“If you are travelling during hot season, get the a/c room.”
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