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    Ishan Paying Guest House

    B-1/150-1 D1, Jagarnath Gal | Lodging Street, Assi, Varanasi 221005, India
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    27/8/2017 28/8/2017
    US$11
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    • Excellent77%
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    1 - 5 of 228 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We were staying 3 days at Ishan Paying Guest House and were stunned by the amazing service we got. The hostel is located in a quite area and it was always very pleasant to come back "home" after long walks through Varanasi's loud and crazy...More

    Thank FrederikeME
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    It is an nice place, good location, bed is not amazing and toilet is standard but location near to Assi ghat was useful for boat trip and lots of stalls for street food around...they gave us a good deal on the room but I would...More

    Thank Coltrane M
    Reviewed 14 March 2017

    Great Hospitality, Hats Off to Mishra ji # Good rooms. # I stayed there for more than 10 days. # Mishra ji (Owner) is helpful, happy and cheerful. # He (Mishra ji) even guided me some good places in varanasi. # The Guest House is...More

    Thank lalit mohan b
    Reviewed 13 March 2017

    Great quiet location away from the hustle and bustle of the Main Ghat area. The owner provided helpful advice and was happy to organise a boat trip starting from Assi Ghat, just 5 minutes walk from the guesthouse. A quick note on the boat trips...More

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    Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

    Places like Varanasi are best enjoyed in homestays as one gets chance to witness local culture closely..After reading positive reviews, I chose this guest house for Holi vacation. USP of this place is hospitality of Mishra Uncle. He ensures that your stay is confortable. My...More

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    Deepak P
    22 November 2016|
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    Response from Plagebleu | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. I don't know. You should ask the owner directly. I know they host foreigner unmarried couples but I'm not sure about nationals. Better to ask
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    6 January 2015|
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    Response from qbabuba | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. Yes. Owner arranged a taxi. We paid 700inr which was quite fair. Driver waited at the airport. It is about 30-40min ride. Rgrds
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    20 December 2014|
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    Response from mayank97 | Reviewed this property |
    yes there are rooms available on the ground floor
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