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Reviewed 30 March 2016

Go figure that, after two months in India, one of my favourite nights was in sleepy little Sarnath with Dr. Jain. I wasn't blown away at first. With bare walls, cracked floors and only a partially-covered roof, the guesthouse was easily the most austere I encountered in all of India. The rooftop bedroom is unfurnished with an old bed, desk,...

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Reviewed 11 March 2016

I liked Jains Paying Guest House very much. It has an excellent homey atmosphere. It is a good value. The thalis are magnificent! There is a nice common area where you can eat thali and talk with other guests or people who come there for the thalis. You can also get tea or a cool lemon drink. There's a water...

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Thank Wolf K
Dharamsala, India
Reviewed 7 January 2016

This is one of the best guesthouses I've ever stayed at in India. Dr. Jain and his family are incredibly sweet and friendly, the food is delicious (150 Rs for thali) and they will do whatever they can to help you. I loved my evening conversations with Dr. Jain and if I ever go back to Sarnath, I'll definitely stay...

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1Thank Konchok
St. Petersburg, Russia
Reviewed 13 May 2015

It's not daramsala. Price 400 rupees per double bed room, only cold water, dinner 150 rupees a rice dish, big room. Nice and helpful owner. Silient place. Reserved electric supply. Normal place for motorcycle parking. Located at fence of main Sarnath buddhist temple on small street. One problem, it's access to Varanasi. No public transport to Varanasi (you can try...

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Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

This is the best guesthouse I had ever visited in my life! 1- the rooms are clean, comfortable and cheap. 2- the food provided is healthy, excellent and strictly vegetarian. Most of the vegetables used are grown in the field owned by the host family and they taste just great. The kitchen is tidy and the food is prepared with...

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1Thank Nicolò T
Spain
Reviewed 24 October 2014

I only slept a night there in winter 2013, but they deserve credit because this humble and peaceful property is a quiet haven from the rumbling of Varanasi. I arrived at dusk and the owner gave me a flawless room to sleep in. I didn't even have to check in, and that was a gesture which I appreciated. They have...

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Thank pedroJiX
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 20 June 2014

Food is served on the top floor with paying in advance & get the token. System is very good & homely food. Its very near to the temple & walkable distance. Varanasi itself is very crowed, but this hotel is on the very road. Parking is really big problem. Once we entered into this hotel, one feel very comfortable.

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1Thank Rajusha31
Katoomba, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights in Sarnath so we weren't rushed seeing the sites and could feel the energy of the place and the pilgrims. It was a nice change to a quieter environment compared to the hectic Varanasi. You can indeed hear the chant of Buddha's first sermon from the rooms at Dr Jain's and peak into the dear park....

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1Thank ShellyBelly3003
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 January 2014

We stayed one week with Dr. Jain and it was fantastic. The spacious and clean room had a charming balcony and private bathroom. This guesthouse is a heartwarming family place with great hospitality. The delicious vegetarian thali dishes are carefully prepared and served by Jains friendly wife and giggling daughters. Looking forward to visit this wonderful guesthouse again. Sarnath, only...

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1Thank RosettaSpadaro
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2013

I stayed with Dr. Jain and his family for over a week, and it was lovely. Sarnath is a great escape from Varanasi if it all gets too much. The food we shared around Dr Jain's house was wonderful. Please do eat there as it's great. We also visited one of the great education projects there, with Tripti Jain. A...

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Address: Jains Paying Guest House Sa 14/37 A | Sarnath, Varanasi 221007, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Number of rooms: 5
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“Choose 1st floor rooms, which is better.”
 of 5 bubbles Rajusha31, 20 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Enjoy the roof terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles RosettaSpadaro, 9 Jan 2014 | Read review
“look no further!”
 of 5 bubbles PinkyBinks, 5 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Our 'standard' double room was spacious and as good as we needed, though the mosquito net, which we asked for and got didn't quite fit the wide double bed and had to be strung up on random nails - but it did it's job.”
 of 5 bubbles Pollencin, 2 Dec 2012 | Read review
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