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We absolutely loved this hotel. It is a heritage building that overlooks the Ganges. The room was lovely with comfortable beds. The bathroom was fine although the hand basin taps were 'interesting'. The food at lunchtime and dinner time was absolutely delicious. I recommend the...More
We arrived early at the morning, so we had the chance to watch the sunrise from the hotel's balcony which was amazing. The rooms are clean and tidy, what is true for other parts of the hotel too. The breakfast was very I choose the...More
Obviously stars don't mean the same in India - or at least in Varanasi - as they do elsewhere. This hotel doesn't even come close to what we imagined based on its star rating and on its Lonely Planet review. I can't for the life...More
This was one of the splurge stays of our trip, and I'm glad I went for it, heeding Lonely Planet's advice to book early. I communicated with the hotel via email for weeks before our stay, a little nervous that a spoken reservation would fall...More
Varanasi is Indian culture in the raw so it was nice to escape to Hotel Ganges View beside Assi Ghat. We had a comfortable upstairs room with access to large public balcony with views over the Ganges. Lovely vegetarian dinners served as a buffet, all...More
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I have to say that I found India a very safe place to visit and at no time felt uncomfortable. However we were two men travelling together and therefore cannot say exactly what it is like as a female traveller although I... More
I have to say that I found India a very safe place to visit and at no time felt uncomfortable. However we were two men travelling together and therefore cannot say exactly what it is like as a female traveller although I believe my wife would have felt very comfortable if she had been travelling with me. On the whole Indians appear very respectful and I don't believe that you will have any particular problem. In respect of your belongings in your room, the hotel seemed secure but as with any sort of travel, if you can't put valuables in a safe then I would suggest you keep them on you at all times.