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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came to Varanasi with my family on 3/1. We had a nice welcome and got coffee served as our room wasn't ready. The room was ok nothing flash. It was very dusty. The sheets were linty. We had three guests sleeping and they had two pillows. At the night we discovered that there was one switch that turned off...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Hotel has the best location in Kashi. It's on Assi Ghat. One can see Ganga from some of the rooms. Hotel rooms are thematically named. I stayed in the room that was named Gujarat. The best thing in the hotel is the pictures of great sons/daughters of Varanasi on its walls. It connects you with history and traditions. However...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Varanasi is considered as the holiest place of Hindu pilgrimage. Only those who are blessed by the Lord can enter this Holy place. Bathing in the river Ganges is yet another holy activity at Varanashi. Varanashi is one of the seven Mokshapuris' in India.

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Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 12 December 2016

It is difficult to get a good hotel near the Ganges. This hotel is less than a block away and near the Assi Ghat. The service was good , the food was good but it is the location that counts! Varanasi is an experience and hotels in general are not very good. This is a good option.

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Kenai, AK
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel at the end of a two week Ganges/Hooghly cruise. It was the perfect end to a perfect trip. We had stayed here three years ago and returned because we love the location. Our room this time surpassed our expectations and we had an incredible stay.

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Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We really loved this hotel. We were given a choice of rooms and the room( 008 )we chose made all the difference although it had no windows. We had all our meals at this hotel and we were delighted with the quality of the food and service. Entertainment was provided during dinner and we enjoyed it so much that we...

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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I have stayed in palace on Ganges with my family .we have two rooms and we got the best service ever .specially the staff here is very friendly and the food was also very good .yes they have some rooms without view but doesn't matters when the whole building is on the gages .the best thing is the hotel is...

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel is just waste of money, due to lack of basic amenities and worst service, we vacated the hotel within 12hrs, it took nearly a hour to check in, they made us to wait such a long time, though we booked the rooms prior, I am extremely disappointed with that kind of gesture, nothing I experienced in this hotel.....

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We had to spend one night in this hotel since we pre booked and paid advance. What the picture shows is not what you get. Sorroundings are dirty and no view of Ganga from your room. Linens are dirty, staff most unfriendly. Worst is the dining experience. With paint peeling off dining room is downstair and the kitchen is on...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I stayed here for 4 nights in October 2016. I was staying with 2 friends (3 of us total) and we had booked a "triple" room. Note to self - triple room in India is a twin room with a mattress squeezed in on the floor. This was not a problem but it would have been nice if it was...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Palace on Ganges is a new, immaculately clean hotel with 22 rooms, each named for -- and said to be decorated in the style of -- a different region of India. Our rooms were good-sized and well appointed (cable TV sets, non-alcholic mini-bar, tables and chairs). The staff is friendly and attentive. Food is vegetarian and well prepared. The big advantage is Palce on Ganges's location. It is at Asi Ghat, And while it's "on the Ganges," a small road and a large where you can get the cab easily from just out of the hotel. Views of the Ganges from the balcony -- and rooms facing the river -- are far less good than those from, among others hotels. Disadvantages: not all rooms face the river. ... more   less 

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Address: Assi Ghat B - 1/158, Varanasi 221002, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: $130 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Palace on Ganges 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Choose Ganga facing rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles , 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter. No great Ganges view so don't pay extra.”
 of 5 bubbles SamB6, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“dont stay here”
 of 5 bubbles binitasarkar, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Executive rooms r only d best option. Entire area is calm n peaceful as it is away from d city.”
 of 5 bubbles sushilkumarc, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the balcony gives nice view for sun rise, though, outside is street area, near by a garbage hole frequently burning garbage.”
 of 5 bubbles DimitrisMarkakis, 8 May 2016 | Read review
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