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    Hotel Alka

    Meer Ghat D 3/23 | Dashashwamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    I enjoyed my stay at Hotel Alka. The room was very good, staff behaviours and service was excellent and they were very cooperative. The icing on the cake of this hotel is munna bhaiya who is master key to all your problems once you call...More

    1  Thank mann c
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This is my most preferred hotel for its prime location. Clean room, good food, excellent view of the Ganges, very near to Mandir and Ghat. The staff were very courteous. Special mention to Nandlalji, Rajkumarji. Munnaji was as usual outstanding. He helped me in every...More

    4  Thank SaraniDas
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Hotel Alka is right on the Meer Ghat. Standing in the balcony, you can see the ghat and Ganges. Boats are readily available in front of the hotel. Their restaurant is quite popular because of the view it provides and availability of beer, among other...More

    3  Thank AndyDelhi28
    Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

    I don't know is there any other chance in Varanasi but, it's a normal one in Varanasi. You will survive don't worry. Don't take standard room because of being cheap. One mt your room and restaurant. You will take a shower in outside bath then...More

    1  Thank Sezen S
    Reviewed June 12, 2017

    This hotel had a good location. We arranged a pick up in advance and it did not turn up from the station quite far out- this meant we were open to scammers- we managed to pick up a tuktuk but then had to struggle our...More

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    • $10 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Family Hotel in Varanasi
    • #2 Best Value Hotel in Varanasi
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Varanasi
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 36
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    Kunal G
    April 29, 2017|
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    Response from Abeenayasanthyy S | Reviewed this property |
    Yes exactly s what blueloon2 said. Your room will be without attached bathroom. There will be common bathroom and you have to share with others. But not to worries its clean and nearby room not far away from room.
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    Tapas K
    April 27, 2017|
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    Response from Vijay_bhand | Reviewed this property |
    The rooms are all double bedded. You will need to ask for extra bedding/mattresses. It would be best to speak/write to the hotel directly for the latest rates. You can get their email id from their webpage. You could call... More
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    November 29, 2016|
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    Response from Gavin P | Reviewed this property |
    Hi...We just arrived back from India end October this year. We stayed at Hotel Alka and used the pick up service. It is quite a long way from the airport and it was 850 rupees one way. Would definitely recommend as the... More
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    "Higher floors have a direct river view"
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    "For three adults in a room you can have a choice of rooms, including the premium rooms with private balconies"
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