x The average starting price for a place to stay in Varanasi is £11 per night.
D8/4 Kalika Gali,Near Golden Temple DashashwamedhOutstanding 98%
B-20/47, A-2, Vijaya Nagaram Colony BhelupurOutstanding 95%
C-32/4, Vidyapeeth Road Landmark: Gate #2 of Vidyapeeth UniversityAwesome 89%
CK1037 Lalita Ghat Chowk Varanasi, Uttar PradeshAwesome 88%
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
D 1/45, LALITA GHATGreat 80%
D53/62, Luxa Road, (Near Ramkrishna Mission Hospital) Main Ghat,Very Good 77%
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.
D 35/13, Khari Kuwan, GodoliyaVery Good 76%
B-6/91-A Harishchandra Ghat, VaranasiGood 72%
D 52/34 J-1 Luxmi Kund LuxaGood 71%
fab.forty Hello ppl! I stayed here for a week. The overall service is good. Caretaker/Owner is very friendly. You can afford upto home made food made in their home! The location is 1km from Vishwanath Temple. But reaching the hotel is difficult. You need to get through passages/alleys (100m offset from main road), so night time would be difficult. Not many hotels nearby but tea kiosk and chat stalls are available. This is close to a big mall (you can find all atms nearby) and Ramakrishna Ashram Hospital, that medicates at negligible cost. You need to be careful with drinking water though. Not only in this hotel, but everywhere! Actually I had tough time with diarrhea. Some people may find problem with milk taste, since it is pure cows milk. You've Mishra Mess opposite, where you can get unlimited meals at 70rs. During my stay, I had food and all guidance from Mr. Sagar & his dad, who is the owner/caretaker. All commutation is by cycle-rickshaw-10rs/km is reasonable.
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!
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