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Ganpati Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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amsterdam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot on the riverbanks. Nice, clean and sizeable rooms, with great views (be sure to request one of these). Helpful staff. Good rooftop-restaurant with great food and view. Don't count on the wifi being quick though.

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washington township
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ganpati Guest House was a great place to stay in Varanasi. The hotel itself was adorable and the location directly on the Ganges was picture perfect. The staff was very nice and always helpful with our many requests. Rooftop views of the iconic river and captivating city were priceless. The restaurant served great food and the waiter was so nice...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice hotel in a good location, very well priced and is close to some nice places to eat such as the Varanasi Cafe and Bakery. The room itself was nothing amazing but it wasn't bad either. There are a TV, fairly comfortable bed and warm water in the shower. It wasn't particularly big either but it was...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very friendly, traditional hotel with superb views in Ganges!!! The best choice to feel the heart beat of Varanasi's historical city center. We adored the fancy decoration of the hotel the wonderful view from our balcony and most of all appreciate the useful guidelines from the hotel staff about Varanasi. Foteini & Leonidas (Greece)

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Albany, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was great. It was one of the cleanest hotels I have stayed in, and had a great bathroom. The rooms were a good size, and beautifully decorated. The staff was kind and helpful, they responded quickly to everything we needed. The best part about this hotel is that it is close to the river, we walked along the...

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Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is at a great location, has a lovely restaurant, and is run by an efficient and warm staff. I was at the annex which offered a nice large room with a view. The walk to the main building thru the tiny alleyways with cows, dogs, and children took one back in time. In fact, the hotel is only...

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Tehran, Iran
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 20 April 2017 via 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 19 April 2017

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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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...

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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 District > Varanasi
Price Range: €17 - €54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ganpati Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Be generous with tipping.”
James_attree, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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