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Varanasi, India
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We cannot recommend this hotel enough! I became ill just after arriving in Varanasi. When the staff became aware they couldn't have been more helpful. On our request we were upgraded to an AC room immediately and a doctor was at room within an hour. They organised and accompanied us on further visits to the doctor. They organised taxis and...

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Mysuru (Mysore), India
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Great location.good staff.room was excellent and river view is awesomee.overall very much recommended.mr tiwari is always ready to help and restaurant was fine.we had already booked a room via ol and were given the same premium room .

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 1 June 2015

The staff get you here even though it's a small walk to the ghat. Great vegetarian cuisine, fabulous view of Central arti performances from the giant balcony from the spacious bedroom! We adored the staff,room,food,convenient location,and the fab view!

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3Thank Deborah C
RAJESH_ALKAHOTEL, Manager at Hotel Alka, responded to this review

we are pleased by your remarks. We feel good and are high- spirited much more dedicated to our service

Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

I found this place to be an oasis amongst the chaos. I stayed in two different rooms, both were very nice. They are willing to bargain if you stay a while. I had my laundry done. Fair price and quality service. The courtyard, besides having a nice view, is a nice place to swap stories with other travelers... And the...

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Thank you guest for your reviews.

Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

The hotel is situated on the banks of the Ganga at Meet Ghat just a stone throw away from Dashaswamedh Ghat. It provides a picturesque view of the Ganga. The rooms are clean and well maintained. The Hotel Staff is friendly, efficient and quite prompt in their service. Overall a wonderful experience. Would recommend it to fellow travellers.

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Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 25 May 2015

I will never forget the hotel Alka,because it has a clean environment and good view to see the whole Ganga river.It's a very silent hotel.Inside the hotel there is a restaurant.Many kinds of food for choose.For example,chowmian,fried rice sandwichs etc.Everyone kindly to us.I think the Alka hotel is the best hotel in Varanasi no one of.

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Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

I have to visit Varanasi last week. As I was travelling alone I was little comprehensive. But It was wonderful stay. staffs were courteous and cooperative. The view was great. One can just sit at the green lawn and relax. Food is fine. A complete value for money.

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1Thank Anu1122
China
Reviewed 17 May 2015

cheaper price and higher comfortable. i'm stay here 2days ,and that's i stayer in zhe best hotels in india. ganga is very beautiful,and here you can see zhe panoramic view of the ganga .out is the ganga, you can eat breakfast while sitting on the hotel balcony views

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1Thank jinjianan
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

Our maiden visit to Varanasi was made spectacular by stay in Alka...Right on the banks of Ganges, its facilities,service, food n drinks are by far the best in Varanasi as we had visited other famous hotels there too. Special mention for Munna who was unparalleled in providing whatever we needed!!Highly recommended!!!

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Reviewed 14 May 2015

We had a great stay at Alka; great location right on the water not only for the views but also easy to find if lost in the maze of alleys. Friendly staff and clear, comfortable rooms. A variety of rooms for all budgets; just know that "AC" rooms have an air-coolant system with a special fan, not actually air conditioner...

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Hotel Alka, a synonym for customer-oriented services from years, believes in providing an adorable environment to its guests, where not only they find peace in dwelling but also experience a the highest degree of dedication from the staff. And what more can one ask for? Hotel Alka is located right in the core of Varanasi, a place where even holiness is re-defined. Its evidently a must visit place for all in life. Varanasi (the ancient Kashi or the medieval Banaras) is one of the oldest cities of the world and is considered to be favourite, of even the almighty. Varanasi's prominence in Hindu mythology is virtually unrivalled. Mark Twain, the celebrated English author , who was enthralled by the legend and sanctity of Banaras, once wrote : "Banaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and looks twice as old as all of them put together." ... more   less 

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Address: Meer Ghat D 3/23 | Dashashwamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: €10 - €98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alka 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Alka Hotel Varanasi
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#1 Spa Hotel in Varanasi
#1 Family Hotel in Varanasi
#3 Best Value Hotel in Varanasi
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