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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Shiva is a very friendly host, who helps out wherever possible. The hostel is a little tricky to find and you have to carry your luggage a bit. Therefore the location is quiet and away from the noisy traffic. Hotel provides hot water and good wifi. There is a rooftop restaurant, which serves beer.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Regular place. It was really difficult to find. Even after finding it I looked for the signs and I haven't seen any. Location is good, near to the river and to the tourist path. Washbasin is outside of the room shared with the others, in the open hall of each floor.

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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Classic Indian guest house with a very friendly staff. I loved that it was a family business and the rooftop restaurant was some of the best and most consistent places I've eaten in India. We arrived a little late for breakfast and were starving. Kailash immediately brought us upstairs and made us some fantastic fried eggs and banana pancakes. We...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wander the lanes of Varanasi searching for budget accommodations and you will quickly be demoralized. Many lonely places.. Many dirty places.. Shiva guest house is clean, welcoming and usually has a decent crowd of like minded travelers frequenting the place. It's not a party hostel at all.. just nice people taking in the sites of Varanasi. Exiting the guest house...

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Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Recommend this friendly guesthouse as a pleasant budget option. The brothers who run it are super helpful with anything like tours, transport etc. for a reasonable, hassle-free price. The rooms and hall are currently being renovated and will cheer up anyone who is in a bad mood! Keep in mind that it is a building in the historical center, which...

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Reviewed January 8, 2017

Hidden in the narrow alleys, away from the main busy streets, offers quite a peaceful atmosphere. It is located near Munshi ghat. It has its own restaurant, wifi and it offers boat trips on the Ganges river. The room was very small, but clean and cosy. The staff was nice.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed January 6, 2017

I stayed at Shiva Guest House for two weeks in September and October of 2016. I didn't know it, but I had severe dengue fever when I arrived. Shiva, Kailash, and their family saved my life. Shiva got me to a doctor, hauled me to a diagnostic center on his own motorbike, held my hand while I tried to stay...

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights and they upgraded us for free to a nicer room for the whole time. Room was lovely, big and nicely decorated. They were redecorating the guesthouse when we were there so I guess it's even nicer now. Great location (once u find it!) for exploring Varanasi. They organise boat trips for sunrise. Nice food on roof...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights and it's was exactly what we were looking for. Great location close to the Ganges, clean and affordable. The manager is incredible helpful and attentive too. The rooms are basic, but clean.

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed December 13, 2016

Considering the complex location of Varanasi, the guesthouse is relatively easy to find. It has a family atmosphere and friendly staff. The room is reasonable clean. All in all, it's a good value option.

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our guest house near dasaswmedh ghat from dasaswmedh ghat by walk 2-3 mint ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shiva guest house

Address: Munshi Ghat Shiva guest house D 20/14, Varanasi 221001, India
Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: $10 - $26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Shiva guest house 1*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Make sure you get the room booked with all amenities working!”
 of 5 bubbles t0pend2, Nov 22, 2016 | Read review
“Has both AC and non AC rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles RussellK59, Aug 21, 2016 | Read review
“AC rooms are larger”
 of 5 bubbles Marknewbury, Apr 20, 2016 | Read review
“family orientated meals are good fun”
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