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KOLKATA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for two nights in July ( during euro final) . Superb hotel ,great view of Ganges( during monsoon river is pretty wide and swelling) . Though it's bit hard to find the entrance but while you have reached you will encounter really mesmerizing view. Room was up to the mark as I was exploring Varanasi most... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As of my knowledge, This is the best hotel in Varanasi. Why because this is near to Ghats,Temples. And specially we can directly watch Ganga Harathi from this Hotel Balcony..I mean from our room itself, because this Hotel is on Ganga River itself. Moreover, the hotel staff is so much friendly and good hospitality. This is a person Munna Bhai,manager... More 

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4 Thank ravikiranperala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Overall a very good experience....the hotel is nice and have decent rooms. We traveled to Varanasi during mid-August, and could not get the best rooms due to huge rush ! Still the room where we stayed in was decent with a clean bathroom. If possible, stay at 2nd floor rooms (only 3-4 they have) facing the Ganges. It was a... More 

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3 Thank Samrat G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel Alka was our favourite hotel during our two week Indian holiday. Situated at Meer Ghat, it was the perfect base for exploring Varanasi and has it's own private steps leading down to the bank of the Ganges. The service was very good even though there was only one staff member who could speak English at the time of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a wonderful experience which was made even more special thanks to Munna - Mukesh Sharma. Initially as we were checking in we faced some small issues but dear Munna totally took over the situation and made our entire stay very very comfortable. Add to that he helped in Darshan at the holy temple and I'll be indebted to... More 

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4 Thank Raina M
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Regarding room service it was worst as no one was giving plain water to the room inspite of my parents physically went there on Reception to request for. They were forced to buy Mineral water.when they checked in they were informed that booking has been done for one Day, while I had already paid for 2Days . When I talked... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bcs of some reason we change our hotel from Ganpati guest house to Hotel Alka the last night in Varanasi. Before we went there, we saw a lot of reviews talking about they treating guest like family which we didn't feel it. But it's ok. And we went there a bit early, we couldn't have early check-in which is also... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice and comfortable hotel to stay in varanasi. Once again got a chance to visit varanasi for business purpose and found this hotel to be worthy. Stayed for a day and got the good service. Its was a nice and best stay there. Its good for all types of stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Banaras, its because of GangaJi and what better you could have, if you don't need to step out to do Darshan, particularly with aging parents... But if the hotel is the body, the soul is MunnaJi, the manager-in-chage - polite; helpful; resourceful and a reassuring escape from the otherwise very common thuggish behavior Rooms came clean,... More 

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3 Thank Pratik N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view & rooms (Room No: 120) of the hotel was great & beyond the expectations in terms of the other hotels. But we were flattered when we received personalized services from one of there employ called "Munna Bhai" with minute details of what to see, eat, buy & most important what is the heritage & history attached to it.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Alka, a synonym for customer-oriented services from years, believes in providing an adorable environment to its guests, where not only they find peace in dwelling but also experience a the highest degree of dedication from the staff. And what more can one ask for? Hotel Alka is located right in the core of Varanasi, a place where even holiness is re-defined. Its evidently a must visit place for all in life. Varanasi (the ancient Kashi or the medieval Banaras) is one of the oldest cities of the world and is considered to be favourite, of even the almighty. Varanasi's prominence in Hindu mythology is virtually unrivalled. Mark Twain, the celebrated English author , who was enthralled by the legend and sanctity of Banaras, once wrote : "Banaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and looks twice as old as all of them put together." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Alka

Address: Meer Ghat D 3/23 | Dashashwamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: $10 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alka 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Alka Hotel Varanasi
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#1 Family Hotel in Varanasi
#2 Spa Hotel in Varanasi
#5 Best Value Hotel in Varanasi
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