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Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

This location is EVERYTHING with this hotel. Stayed here for 7 days.There were renovations being made during my stay so I was experiencing several power outages a day but I'm sure it's going to be really nice once the renovations are finished. I would HIGHLY recommend getting a airport pick up. There is no way you want to try to...

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Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

The bed didn't have blankets. No blankets. No top sheet. Bizarre. Also the bed was wedged into the wall so I had to climb over my friend if I wanted to get out. Not ideal. We asked for more loo roll and it took them 24 hours for them to find it. No exaggeration. We went to go for a...

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Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

This hotel is highly recommended by lonely planet and its true. The reception and staff are really welcoming, professional and friendly. The room was clean, and comfortable. There is a peaceful garden and a restaurant is available. If you want a nice and confortable stay in Varanasi, go to hotel alka!

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Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

We were tired the first night . Having booked room over looking Ganges , We were waiting for sunrise . And here it came the moment that will remain eengraved in our memories life long . Sun as if was blessing in the presence of divine gangA.. our stay was made More comfortable by Mr Tiwari and his staff team...

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Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

If u ever visit Varanasi,do stay here..the epic moment in our life came when we saw Ganga flowing just beneath US.it was wow..conducive environment with helpful staff made our stay very comfortable..room was spacious and there was no electricity problem..staff cared even more than duty calls..

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1Thank Bababhole007
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Excellent place to stay in Varanasi. One of its high points is its location. Situated right across the Ganges, it offers a beautiful view. The hotel staff is also very professional in their conduct. Highly recommended!

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3Thank udaynarayanan
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Hotel alka one of the best hotel in banaras with amazing view tempting ambience and also near the holy river ganga.Staff is also very friendly and best thing about this hotel is the management specially one guy Mr. Tiwari he is very helpful arranged all things for us and that too on time..

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3Thank gautam_rohit
Nice, France
Reviewed 6 June 2015

If you looking for a really nice place to stay come to the Alka hotel. It is a beautiful hotel situated in front of the Ganga with a super view on it.Rooms are really nice food is deli loud the team is professional and friendly.We recommend you definitely the Alka hotel.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Background: 2 nights spent in Varanasi and this hotel got good reviews. Tough to find but we managed alone by asking locals. Should say we didn't try the food in the restaurant due to reviews here - we went to the Ganpati next door for breakfast and the town for other food. Budget: backpacker (ish) Pros: 2 minutes walk from...

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Mumbai
Reviewed 5 June 2015

It's a small walk to the meet ghat near to river Gange. Great vegetarian cuisine, fabulous view of Central arti performances from the giant balcony from the spacious bedroom! We adored the staff,room,food,convenient location,and the fab view!

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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 

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Address: Meer Ghat D 3/23 | Dashashwamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: $16 - $130 (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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