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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2012

Good choice if you want to be on the Ganges near the Ghats. It is clean and comfortable, and certainly the public areas and our room were much better than suggested in some of the older reports. They appear to be renovating the hotel, and doing it to a good standard. Our room (Punjab, 208) was a good size, nicely... More 

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London
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Reviewed 21 November 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights in November 2012. Great location right on Assi Ghat which gives you the option of walking the length of the other ghats to explore. Lovely first impressions from the staff by giving us a well needed free drink when we arrived and a flower garland. We were given a choice of two rooms, both... More 

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Reviewed 18 November 2012 via mobile

Stayed for 5 nights. Great location, just a 30 second walk to Assi Ghat. We stayed in the Jodhpur room, which was beautiful, although the only window looked at a cement wall only 2 feet away. The room was clean, with good hot water. The restaurant was also pricey, and we found better priced and better quality food only a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2012

I frequent this hotel several times a year and have grown to love it. It is one of the best options along the river, and is clean and comfortable by most standards. It is the quietest hotel I've stayed in in Varanasi (if you stay away from the entrance/lobby area), and the staff is courteous and quickly attends to any... More 

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Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 9 November 2012

This place is about location. It is near one of the first Ghats. You can also rent a boat here where someone will row you all around the ghats. Surprisenly the boy didnt not ask a lot of money for all this work. It is also nice to see varanasi and the ghats via the water. You can walk from... More 

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Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 4 November 2012

I stayed here for five nights in January 2011. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The rooms were fine - I changed rooms in the middle since the hotel wanted to give me a 'better' room. The restaurant was reliable for very good, nicely presented food, but it is served in Jain fashion. This means much less spices (for example no... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 October 2012

A heritage hotel with well decorated and maintained rooms and general areas very close to the ganges and very close to some real India so have a stroll around the dining room does alcohol the nearest restaurant does not. Staff were very helpful and we ate here both in the dining room and on the roof top cafe with no... More 

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Chemnitz, Germany
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Reviewed 29 September 2012

The hotel is situated at the Assi Ghat of Ganga. You walk only 1 minute to reach the banks of the holy river. The hotel really looks like a small palace with nice furniture and renovated rooms. The staff is trying hard to make u feel comfortable but the hotel doesnt have a dining room. So you have to eat... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 September 2012

This hotel is situated right on Assi Ghat which was amazing as it allowed me to see and experience so much during my time in Varanasi. If you are not feeling adventurous, you can sit on the rooftop and watch the world go by whilst having a drink or some food. It is a lovely place to relax and you... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 31 August 2012

We spent 2 nights in this hotel and had a lovely room on the second floor at the front of the hotel with views over the river. The food (vegetarian only) was very good and well priced and the restuarant staff were great. The breakfast was very basic. Unfortunately our staywas let down by the house keeping staff who were... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Palace on Ganges is a new, immaculately clean hotel with 22 rooms, each named for -- and said to be decorated in the style of -- a different region of India. Our rooms were good-sized and well appointed (cable TV sets, non-alcholic mini-bar, tables and chairs). The staff is friendly and attentive. Food is vegetarian and well prepared. The big advantage is Palce on Ganges's location. It is at Asi Ghat, And while it's "on the Ganges," a small road and a large where you can get the cab easily from just out of the hotel. Views of the Ganges from the balcony -- and rooms facing the river -- are far less good than those from, among others hotels. Disadvantages: not all rooms face the river. ... more   less 

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Address: Assi Ghat B - 1/158, Varanasi 221002, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: €92 - €161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Palace on Ganges 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Rooms at the back are quieter. No great Ganges view so don't pay extra.”
 of 5 bubbles SamB6, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“dont stay here”
 of 5 bubbles binitasarkar, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Executive rooms r only d best option. Entire area is calm n peaceful as it is away from d city.”
 of 5 bubbles sushilkumarc, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the balcony gives nice view for sun rise, though, outside is street area, near by a garbage hole frequently burning garbage.”
 of 5 bubbles DimitrisMarkakis, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the Ganges River for a good night sleep”
 of 5 bubbles sulu215, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
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