The hotel is up to the standards of my ultra high maintenance mother! The grounds and hotel are beautiful and clean. It was a great respite from the chaos of Varanasi. One night they even put rose petals on the bed.
We asked the hotel about good restaurants within walking distance, but they weren't able to recommend any except the expensive restaurants in the restaurant. I think we generally felt nickeled and dimed, but that's not atypical of high end hotels.
It was a bit far from the action, which was a positive and negative. It was really easy to negotiate the price into town because there are a few tuks tuks outside competing with each other for your business.
A random note - I understand alcohol can be hard to come by in Varanasi, but the hotel has a good bar.
I would definitely recommend it, especially if you like living comfortably and have the means to do it.
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- Group-oriented mid-rise hotel centrally located on Raja Bazar Road at Nadesar Palace Grounds, on the banks of the Varuna River. ... more less
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