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Tehran, Iran
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was beautiful and well-decorated and the guesthouse had a friendly and nice atmosphere. The view to the Ganges River was great and I enjoyed the location in the narrow streets of Varanasi. The staff were not so friendly, except the guy standing outside who alway stood up when he saw us and made us feel ashamed. The restaurant...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The first reason that we chose Ganpathi Guest House is we hope to book a room with roof restaurant, and it is located closed to Ganga river. We can go to riverside from guest house's back yard stairs. I love this guest house is because every detail in room shows the diligent, the door knob, handle, hooks on the wall,...

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Kirk Michael, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had earmarked Ganpati Guest House as the place to stay whilst in Varanasi and I'm glad we did. As promised, a pre arranged taxi was there to meet us and take us to the hotel. The journey takes roughly an hour. Due to the location of the guest house, it is necessary that you are dropped off in the...

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california
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at Ganpati guesthouse was like a home away from home. I was greeted at the door and the front desk by friendly staff who treated me like family. The restaurant staff remembered what I liked to order and were always kind. They even brought a meal to my room when I was tired. I stayed in 3 different rooms...

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GanpatiGuestHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Ganpati Guest House, responded to this review

On behalf of all the Hotel staff we would like to express our gratitude for choosing us as your hosts during your holidays in Varanasi, and for taking the time to write your opinion here on TripAdvisor. We are very glad to read that you had such a lovely stay, and we would be delighted to host you again in...

Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike most guests, I stayed here for two weeks, in the annexe. Don't be put off. So, the Good, the Bad & the Ugly.....Ganpati... The Ugly? There isn't a single thing. This is a very well-run business with great staff in a stunning location. The Bad? Fix the wifi. It only works in the small reception area which is often...

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GanpatiGuestHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Ganpati Guest House, responded to this review

On behalf of all the Hotel staff we would like to express our gratitude for choosing us as your hosts during your holidays in Varanasi, and for taking the time to write your opinion here on TripAdvisor. We are very glad to read that you had such a lovely stay, and we would be delighted to host you again in...

Milwaukee, WI
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a private room over 4 days in Varanasi in mid-April. The proximity to the ghats (they're right downstairs) is great as are the views from the rooftop and porch (if you have one). The Good: Location. Not only do you overlook the ghats which make sunrise watching that much easier - but you're also situated in a...

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GanpatiGuestHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Ganpati Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us & taking out your precious time to write here on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure having you with us and we look forward to welcome you back on your next trip to Varanasi . We are very glad to read that you had such a lovely stay, and we would be...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed there for a couple of nights. Location is perfect with direct access to Ghats and staff is very helpful. Rooftop restaurant has a limited menu but food is good and is a safe option. Would go back!

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GanpatiGuestHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Ganpati Guest House, responded to this review

On behalf of all the Hotel staff we would like to express our gratitude for choosing us as your hosts during your holidays in Varanasi, and for taking the time to write your opinion here on TripAdvisor. We are very glad to read that you had such a lovely stay, and we would be delighted to host you again in...

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room 13 has private balcony overlooking Ganga river. Excellent service and excellent restaurant. Only criticisms - would like tea/coffee in room, staff uniforms could be cleaner, and Internet very intermittent. But overall really great place to stay, and very good value.

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GanpatiGuestHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Ganpati Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us & taking out your precious time to write here on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure having you with us and we look forward to welcome you back on your next trip to Varanasi . Your satisfaction is our goal, so reading comments like yours makes us feel very happy. Thank you...

Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the guest house in Feb. The hospitality started the minute I did booking in November. Detailed mails, prompt replies. Lovely rooms with quaint decor. Helpful and smiling staff. They have private stairs to one of the ghat. The view from our room was beautiful. We had breakfast there and food was good.

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GanpatiGuestHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Ganpati Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us & taking out your precious time to write here on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure having you with us and we look forward to welcome you back on your next trip to Varanasi . Thank you so much for giving us the chance to provide you our services and above all...

Goa, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just spent four nights at the Ganpati on my own. The staff are extremely helpful. Rooms are basic + and decorated in keeping with the location. Restaurant was good , It was too hot in Varanasi for this old guy and there are a lot of steps involved with going up and down to the Ganges. For older people...

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GanpatiGuestHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Ganpati Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. We also thank you for trusting us and for your reviews as they help us improve our day-to-day customer service. Thank you again, We'll be waiting for you and your family at Ganpati Guest House in near future. With Regards ND

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are Ganpati Guest House - if you stay here, we are sure that you will have a good time in Varanasi. Of course the view of the beautiful river Ganges is amazing and exotic. Many people who come to Varanasi stay with us in the Ganpati Guest House. The staff are very kind and have a good spirit. We look forward to meeting you and hope beautiful time in Varanasi. The history of Ganpati Guest House: The Ganpati is located at the east end of the Mother Ganges in Varanasi, makes its presence known throughout the riverbanks not only by shining the world's oldest culture as well as oldest city. A city of light...but also by offering cutting-edge restaurants, renowned facilities, amazing view and comfortable accommodations. This 3-story Redstone pyramid was built in 1905 on the river Ganges, contains so many amenities on such an enormous scale that it's becomes practically amazing vacation. Spacious rooms surrounded by the plants, which boasts your staying, dining and entertainment. The Garden, at more than 1000 square feet, is one of Varanasi's oldest existing buildings and rarely available, offering a tranquil sitting, an array of nice music, a rack of books nearby. We want to deliver inside of the property a best atmosphere. We're trying to become a little more contemporary and appeal to all age crowds with holy feelings. We want to offer the best entertainment, dining, staying and relax without insulting the worth of your damage. That's not to say that "The city of Light" will be memorable entire the life. It is, after all, still a part of what makes the property unique, and explained that the hotel is prepared to keep the better executed elements of the riverbank-culture theme. Kind regards. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ganpati Guest House

Address: D 3/24 Meer Ghat, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: €19 - €56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ganpati Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Choose the rooms with Ganges view.”
shivaershadi, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room with a view of the Ganges”
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robert003, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a river view, it'll be at a premium but worth it.”
harleyBoy42, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get the private room and get a balcony.”
MissingCC, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms seem to all have patios. Ours overlooked the river which was nice.”
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