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Sankatha Guest House

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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Rooftop Bar
1 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I couldn’t recommend eating on this relaxing terrace enough. I was made to feel extremely welcome by all staff. Javi (the manager) was especially welcoming. He clearly takes a huge amount of pride in leaving customers satisfied and this shows in how involved he is...More

Thank Sawaman
Response from Sankatha Guest H, Owner at Sankatha Guest HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful stay at the guesthouse! The staff is very helpful and sympathetic, they are charming. The retaurant, situated on an awesome rooftop, is delicious. Everything is cooked fresh and cleaned safely. On the first night, I had a tomato sandwich (bad idea for a foreigner)....More

1  Thank Dalian F
Response from Sankatha Guest H, Manager at Sankatha Guest HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much

Reviewed September 25, 2018

My girlfriend and I would hang out on the roof of this hostel everyday during our stay in Varanasi. The staff was extremely welcoming even though we were not staying there. They provided us with great food, chai, wifi, and conversations. They even flew kites...More

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This guest house is as close as you can get to the Burning Ghat where Hindus burn their dead on funeral pyres in celebration of the departed, on the banks of a swollen (today) river Ganges. The mighty Ganges floods this time of year which...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Sankatha guesthouse will be my unique memory of India. Centrally located. Close to all important places in Varanasi. Room was basic but cosy and clean. Bath too. The whole building is an architectural gem. The street is colorful. Owners are nice and ready to help....More

1  Thank Gordana M
Response from Sankatha Guest H, Owner at Sankatha Guest HouseResponded March 26, 2018

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About
Description
We welcome you to a quiet, comfortable, homely atmosphere, and hope you enjoy your stay with us. This budget accommodation in Varanasi offers fine facilities. 21 rooms all with attached bath, some with More air condition. We are at the main heart of the city, absolute bank of the River Ganges, so any place and every spot is easily reachable. 'MANIKARNIKA GHAT' is famous for Burning Ghat, where Hindus burn body after death. At last but not least our services are exclusively traditional. We believe our guest as God in disguise. Situated in the heart of the ancient Varanasi close to the Golden Temple and Burning Ghat. Walking distance from Main Ghat and Main Market. 30 minutes from railway station/bus stop, airline offices, 1 hour from Varanasi Airport. If you desire to spend less for a comfortable stay, still live in privacy, style, luxury and elegance, with very simple but very comfortable and immaculately clean rooms, with/without attached baths/showers, running hot and cold water, western style toilets then this is it!! We have a little sitting arrangement for our guests where they come sit, share their stories, plan for the next day, drink and dine and have a whole lot of fun together. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
$10 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi District > Varanasi
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
$10 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi District > Varanasi
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"Try to talk directly with the manager as the online bookers do not reflect the current prices."
mmortimer1
Aug 6, 2018
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"There are two Internet channels - one is on the ground floor, the other is on the restaraunt floor."
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Jul 15, 2016
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"Having a window is absolutely worth it."
seeejeee
Mar 21, 2016
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"2nd floor quieter"
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Dec 6, 2015
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