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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Suraj guesthouse whilst in Varanasi. Lovely family run homestay. Suraj gave us a tour of Varanasi on our first day, he took us to temples, mosques, the golden temple and the Ganges. He was incredible, very friendly, very informative and answered any questions we threw at him. Varanasi can be quite confusing and myself and friends wouldn't... More 

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Carlow, Ireland
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29 reviews
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

We rented a double room with bathroom, it was comfortable and clean. the views from the roof are great, it's located right near the burning ghat and close to Blue Lassi. The staff are very nice and helpful. Really enjoyed our time here

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

After one night in a horrible overpriced hotel/room i found Suraj Guesthouse. One of the nicest places i stayed in India untill now. Very nice and cozy house, friendly owner, perfect location (in the old city, near the main burning ghat and the main ghat, 100% full authentic!'), beautiful rooftop view, cool room (non AC was perfect for me), soft... More 

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Reviewed October 24, 2016

It is a family guest house, really near to the river and main temple. The house is colorful and the rooms are simple but good. The service is really great, if you need guide in Varanasi or other kind of services they can provide you

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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in this guest house. Because of al the good reviews we decided to book the family deluxe room. In the room was one doublebed and one single bed. It was supposed to accommodate 4 persons, but i can not image how that would fit. The room itself is "cleanish", for us as backpackers we didnt... More 

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Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Great service & nice host Who you can have good confersations with! In this guesthouse we meet Gaurav, he gave us a tour for 3 days! This was aan nice tour😊. The guesthouse has a rooftop with a great view with aan nice family that takes good care of you! !

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Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

We've been traveling all over India and this is the the most uncomfortable stay we've had. The room wasn't clean, stained sheets, it lacked privacy. The hostel entrance is connected to the hostel families home, we felt like we were intruding their space as most of them where not friendly. The lobby or living room smelled of fesses. The overall... More 

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

Dear Guest Namaste,,, We are really very sorry we didn't make your happy stay in varanasi in our guest house...you was not uncomfortable in our guest house..we really don't know why??? We always try all our best to make always full of comfortable to our guest..some time guest think more service you can check how much you are paying...you wrote... More 

County Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

It was worth going for Prabhu alone. Nicest, most genuine and funny person we met in India. He went out of his way to ensure we were comfortable and happy. Even allowed us to shower and clean up before getting the bus to Kathmandu even though we checked out that morning. Great guy! Place is situated close to the burning... More 

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Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Our stay at Suraj guest house in Varanasi was great. We spent two nights in a clean AC room. Guest house is located in the centre of Old City and only a few minutes walking to the biggest sights. Friendly staff and low prices!

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Thank Maurits L
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Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Suraj is a cheap, family style guesthouse for backpackers who are looking for a quiet, laid back place. There is a small rooftop with good views and the food is good as well. Situated in a quiet alley just behind a temple, you will not be disturbed much at all. We didn't see much of of the owner and his... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel The Suraj is one of the best in varanasi Budget hotel providing all the basic facilities for backpackers,,The Suraj is situated in a quiet alley of right inside the heart of varanasi, ...Within 2 minutes from the holy ganga river..Within 5 to 10 minutes from 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: Suraj Guest House Ck10/37 Braham Nal, Varanasi 221001, India
Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: $10 - $13 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“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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“RoofTop room”
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“roof top room in right corner”
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“Upstairs room is fair enough, although beds are very hard.”
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