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Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Hotel staff is professional especially Security Gard and Driver Pandy ji they are co operative and gives you idea about how to visit , where is possibility at mandir that people can chit you what to do and how to do. The Hotel Management , Manager & Staff are co operative and good hotel to stay with family also... More 

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1 Thank krjd2002
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The location is simply amazing ,right on the ghaat,and you can spend hours lounging in the lovely terrace staring at the tranquil river.Rooms are well kept with running hot and cold water.The staff is very accommodating.Well worth every penny!

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Porto, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yes, my husband already commented on our stay at this hotel but I want to stress the danger inherent in electrical infrastructures that are old and poorly maintained. Besides the equipment we lost, our neighbours not only had burnt out equipment but were getting electrical shocks in the shower. The staff repaired that problem in a makeshift and temporary way.... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was my third visit in one and a half years and the experience is getting better every time.At this price range you cannot expect anything better.If you face any problem you can seek help from Munna ji ( Who manages everything, an amazing guy who is always looking to help the tourists). The location is simply amazing, by the... More 

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1 Thank Tamal G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice stay. The manager looked after me when i was sick, organised a doctor to visit and was all round legend. Very nice clean place with great food. View of the Ganga was fantastic, right at the waters edge.

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1 Thank Christopher H
Navi Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Varanasi with forty architecture students documenting various ghats on ganga.Hotel Alka was our retreat in sunny noons. Replenishing us with nice cool drinks and good food. Hotel staff was very helpful and supportive. Will definitely go back to this place if happened to visit Varanasi again.

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Porto, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Hotel is very well located, don't need to speak about that, it's obvious. The rooms are of good size, we stayed on second floor room 119. To arrive to the second floor you have to negotiate a steep metal stair, uncomfortable. Premises are reasonably dirty and poorly taken care, as it's usual for this price level. The kitchen would... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

40 Architecture students from BSSA Mumbai for Four days documented Ghats. Hotel Alka offered vantage location, excellent homely food and Very Courteous friendly service. Various categories of rooms to suit budget. Highly recommended for Scholars and Tourists.

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2 Thank Trilochan C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in hotel Alka for Dev Deepawali. I just called them 2 days back about my trip and voila the person in-charge said he will arrange a room for me. I went to Banaras on his assurance and he provided me excellent service. Name of the person is munnaa bhaiya . He is synonym of care and calm. He... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Alka Hotel is not the easiest place to get to but it's worth it when you get there. You have to walk through the alley ways to reach it as tuktuks are not allowed in these narrow parts. At departure time, two members of staff carried our backpacks until we were able to reach a tuktuks.It's position on the... More 

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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 

Additional Information about Hotel Alka

Address: Meer Ghat D 3/23 | Dashashwamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: $16 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alka 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Alka Hotel Varanasi
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#1 Family Hotel in Varanasi
#2 Spa Hotel in Varanasi
#2 Best Value Hotel in Varanasi
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