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    Hotel Alka

    Meer Ghat D 3/23 | Dashashwamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    If there is any best place i stayed in, it has to be Alka hotel. Cannot tell you how awesome is the location of this place. Right in front of Ganges, it's like you are literally staying next to Ganges. I have never witnessed such...More

    1  Thank priyankashm2033
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My husband and I booked a 4 night stay at Alka Hotel in Varanasi as we wanted to stay close to the ghats. We arranged an airport pick-up with the hotel which was waiting for us on arrival at Varanasi airport. Thankfully, i was aware...More

    1  Thank Sarah W
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This place allures me and i like and love to live at this place again and again. The staff are very plesant and loving . I feel like home and want to stay here for long. Ganga river and ghat is right in front of...More

    1  Thank Vireshwar K
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The upper rooms of this hotel jut out onto the river and select rooms have great views - which you pay more for, but are definitely worth it. Note, you will have to walk through the old city to get here, it is not possible...More

    Thank Nick W
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I stayed for 3 nights. Location is good for staying, on the banks of river Ganga. Rooms are small compared to the price. Drinking water is a problem as they do not have a water purifier or you have to buy water which is not...More

    1  Thank Kaushik D
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    baishalee
    December 7, 2017|
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    Response from A_Majumdar | Reviewed this property |
    no....only stairs
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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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    "top floor, right in front of ganges. i think they call it premium!"
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    "Premium rooms are awesome"
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    "If you want a view of the river, be sure to book one with that in the description."
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    "Nice food and freshly served food"
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