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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This hotel is in the ghats. This is positive because you are in the midst of ancient Ganga ghats, where people have worshipped for few millennia. From the restaurant you can take in all the activities of the Ghat. Sadly this also means sometimes a slight stench, and being surrounded by cow dung etc etc. If you are coming to...

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Dear Guest, "Greetings From Hotel Palace On Steps !!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to serve you again and we are happy that you enjoyed our services and food. We hope to welcoming you and your guests back again to Hotel Palace On Steps . Varanasi and assure you and your guests of...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I just stayed 4 nights in the Palace on Steps. It was an excellent experience. The hotel and the staff receive top marks: -My room was clean and bright with a very comfortable bed and a clean bathroom. -I ate in the rooftop restaurant and it was excellent -The view of the Ganges and the fact the hotel is tucked...

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Dear Guest, "Greetings From Hotel Palace On Steps !!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to serve you again and we are happy that you enjoyed our services and food. We hope to welcoming you and your guests back again to Hotel Palace On Steps . Varanasi and assure you and your guests of...

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Really good location and friendly staff, however for those looking for luxury you eill be disappointed basic clean accommodation definitely no frills. Restaurant offered great views of the Ganges and the Varanasi riverside scenery good was good basic Indian fare. Don't forget to bring your own soap.

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Dear Guest, "Greetings From Hotel Palace On Steps !!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to serve you again and we are happy that you enjoyed our services and food. We hope to welcoming you and your guests back again to Hotel Palace On Steps . Varanasi and assure you and your guests of...

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Food was quite nice, rooms were decent,the lights were on the lower end, the cleanliness was fair enough with frequent visits by the monkeys who left no chance to pee in the surroundings. Location was good,facing the river,but one has to walk for some 15-20 mins away from the main road to get back here. And the ally is quite...

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Dear Guest, "Greetings From Hotel Palace On Steps !!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to serve you again and we are happy that you enjoyed our services and food. We hope to welcoming you and your guests back again to Hotel Palace On Steps . Varanasi and assure you and your guests of...

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This was our second visit. And we were not disappointed. We were highly impressed the first time, and this time that impression remained exactly the same. In fact, we saw some improvements. We had a different room, another King Room, in a different section. This one was a round room under one of the domes that you can see on...

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Dear Guest, "Greetings From Hotel Palace On Steps !!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to serve you again and we are happy that you enjoyed our services and food. We hope to welcoming you and your guests back again to Hotel Palace On Steps . Varanasi and assure you and your guests of...

Camberwell, London UK
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Having spent four nights here recently, I'd summarise its pros and cons as follows: Pros - Right on the Ganges. The rooms at the front had an unrivalled view. Right in the heart of the old city. Full of goings-on. Staff were generally helpful, and our airport pick-up and drop-off were pretty reasonable. Wifi worked well. The restaurant was not...

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Dear Guest, "Greetings From Hotel Palace On Steps !!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to serve you again and we are happy that you enjoyed our services and food. We hope to welcoming you and your guests back again to Hotel Palace On Steps . Varanasi and assure you and your guests of...

Valsad, India
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Palace on steps mins u can reach on ganga maiya vai last staps form your palace on steps..! Excellent location on ganga maiya,u can seen ganga your room window,balcony, lobby & terace restrount & u can feel ganga every moument on palace on stap is only hotels on the ganga Ghat. My dream come true I stay in, close to...

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Dear Guest, "Greetings From Hotel Palace On Steps !!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to serve you again and we are happy that you enjoyed our services and food. We hope to welcoming you and your guests back again to Hotel Palace On Steps . Varanasi and assure you and your guests of...

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 18 January 2017

First thing that I would like to state about this Hotel is the magnificient location and good food. We were 2 families in rooms 602 and 603 and the view from the rooms were simply awesome. It was right on the Rana Ghat hence morning to night you can have full view of the ghats right from the room and...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Recently stayed for 3 nights at this hotel. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly and their rooftop restaurant/bar is reasonably priced and serves decent food. The setting is incredible and the hotel has stunning views over the Ganga. The room was spacious and pretty clean by Indian standards which was a big bonus. The wifi in my room was...

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Dear Guest, "Greetings From Hotel Palace On Steps !!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to serve you again and we are happy that you enjoyed our services and food. We hope to welcoming you and your guests back again to Hotel Palace On Steps . Varanasi and assure you and your guests of...

Lifton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Such a friendly place with amazing views over the Ganges. Escape the hussle and bustle of the streets below and enjoy good food and attentive service from the great staff members. Fly a kite on the roof to take you back to your childhood. Beautiful sunrise views over the water. Good selection of room types for very reasonable prices considering...

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Varanasi a mirror of ancient spiritual India and a destination swinging to the of India,s vibrant culture is a must visit for any traveler wishing to experience real India. To experience the real essence of Varanasi it is essential to discover and explore the ''old city' and the ghats the steps leading to the holy Ganges and the ghats the steps leading to holy Ganges. The hotel Palace on steps ,located at a prime location in the holy city, holds the distinction of having the maximum number of rooms offering an unparallelled view of the Ganges. Besides the hotel is a true balanced blend of luxury and comfort for the travelers ready to experience Varanasi in all its glory interestingly the hotel is designed aesthetically with a touch of true Indian history as showcased in the castle design which dates back about 400years. therefore the guest have an attraction of experiencing the splendor of medieval Indian architecture. ... more   less 

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Address: Rana Mahal Ghat D - 21/11 | Bangoli Tola, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: $16 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Palace on Steps 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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