x The average starting price for a place to stay in Varanasi is £9 per night.
B-20/47, A-2, Vijaya Nagaram Colony BhelupurOutstanding 96%
C-32/4, Vidyapeeth Road Landmark: Gate # 2 of Vidyapeeth UniversityExcellent 94%
CK1037 Lalita Ghat Chowk Varanasi, Uttar PradeshAwesome 86%
gagandeva My wife and I stayed at the Suraj Guest House recently. Everyone knows how in-your-face Benares is and so it was awesome to find a simple, quiet, clean and central guest house with an honest guy running it. After a phone call the owner arranged for the rickshaw to drop us near the guest house, and one of the workers, who was waiting for us helped carry our luggage to the place. They made us feel very welcome and part of the family. Be prepared for power cuts though and book ahead as it's pretty busy. Enjoy
B1/48 Opposite Abhay Cinema AssiGreat 80%
B-6/91-A Harishchandra Ghat, VaranasiGood 73%
D53/62, Luxa Road, (Near Ramkrishna Mission Hospital) Main Ghat,0 58%
Alexandra.O I stayed for 3 nights at Old Yogi Lodge at the end of march . I was travelling solo and I was very happy with the services if you compare them to the price. The place was pretty clean. Food is not your top restaurant one but they did try to accommodating my needs as much as possible. The manager is very helpful and I also took a boat ride one morning+ visits to some temples that he was organizing at a very cheap price. All in all it is a good place for backpackers and for those looking for simple accommodation.
ensober Nice but basic rooms, the real value here is the family owners - both Papu and Tripti are great, Papu is a fountain of local knowledge and his Ghats area sketch is better than any guidebook map. Make sure you try the Kashmiri stuffed potatoes - they're amazing!
N 1/15G, Gangotri Vihar, Nagwa Near Rahul Guest House0 0%
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