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Hotel Alka

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My parents stayed here from March for about 11 days. When I booked the hotel I was not very sure how it would end up, especially given my parents are old. But this ended being an excellent selection. They arranged for a smooth pick up from the airport. Hotel staff helped carry the luggage to the hotel. The rooms are...

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Greater Noida, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always good when you can stay in the same hotel a second time, but it speaks volumes about a hotel when you go back to a city solely because you know you can count on a hotel. Hotel Alka for me will always be why i can go back conveniently to Varanasi. In 2015 i had gone there...

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3Thank traveldrunk
Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have travelled with my american friends to varanasi. I have booked two rooms via their website and advance has been paid. When I arrived the receptionist said you dont have any booking with us. I was shocked. I showed them the receipt of the advance payment confirmation, the receptionsit told me to call my travel agent to fix this...

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3Thank Shiva125
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Alka Hotel near at Meer Ghat. Excellent service providers in Room Maintenance and Politeness and Guide and also best adviser. The hotel proprietor Mr. Mukesh Sharma (Munna) is a one of the best and best, and also reliable person in Varanasi.

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3Thank Tirumala R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very Nice location with clean and neat rooms. Great view of River Ganga from balcony. Dashaswamedh ghat is at walkable distance. But for catching cabs we have to travel to godowlia choke, which is somewhat far. I would recommend this hotel.

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1Thank 763rahulk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here we were able to relax and watch the world go by. We organised several tours through their guide Munna and he was fantastic. He was able to accommodate our needs and looked after us very well. It was very easy and made our time here very easy. The streets here are very difficult to...

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2Thank Ellen N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Varanasi again and without any doubt went to Hotel Alka. The most amazing part is that the hotel offers multiple benefits as Ganga View...Very near to ghats....It is near to temple (2 min walk literally) ... And the most special feature is their hospitality.... And when I talk about taken care of _ Munna Bhaiya is the...

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3Thank VTuhi
Oxted, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this place as it was on the Ganges, and we wanted to see Holi . Our room over looked the river so we could see life as it happens. Room smallish but was clean and we had a balcony.You do have to ask for toilet paper and clean towels, but not a problem. There is a reasonably priced...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is known that there are many scammers at Varanasi train station, so I arranged pickup from the train station with the hotel. They insisted that their staff would wait for me outside my coach at the platform, even though I raised my concern several times. The train was delayed for more than one hour at night when I arrived....

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2Thank freddyfu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Varanasi during 19-23rd March'17.Although there are numerous hotels in the city,we selected Hotel Alka,with the purpose to stay near the bank of the Ganges.The hotel is situated quite a distance from the main road,where you have to get down with all your baggages,as the car will not move beyond this area.The walk from here to the hotel will...

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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: $15 - $95 (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
#1 Best Value Hotel in Varanasi
#1 Spa Hotel in Varanasi
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“For three adults in a room you can have a choice of rooms, including the premium rooms with private balconies”
traveldrunk, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“better stay some other hotel. There are tons of hotels which offers better view then this crap hotel”
Shiva125, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“River views are best”
393barry1946, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best river-view, alcohol-friendly, smoke-friendly”
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“Book Room 111 as it has a private balcony and beautiful view of the Ganges.”
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