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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are doing backpacking for some month in Asia, have seen a lot of hostels/Hotels in India. Enough for a couple of days to see the most of Varanasi. Nice restaurant on the rooftop with a good view over ganges and the ghats.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Rahul Guest House is a decent place, but nothing great to boast about. The room we were staying is facing the river. The location is OK and and is a calm place as it is in a so called residential place. But is 4 Km away from the Vishwanthji temple and the main town and every time you end up...

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1Thank Narasimha P
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My friends and I stayed for a few days in November. We were welcomed late at night by the manager and staff who helped us with our luggage and settled us in our rooms. We were all impressed with our rooms, some of which looked over the river. The rooms are all comfortable and nicely designed, the hot water showers...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is off the main stretch in Varanasi. It's next to the Ganges but very far down river. It means you are away from the crazy busy city. Although it takes half an hour from train station I thought it was worth it. It was peaceful, quiet and family run. Reception were helpful and gave us the best boat...

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I had the chance to stay here during off-season. They gave me a very good rate. The room was nice, very nice for Indian standard. Service was friendly. It just takessome time for delivery. In offseason they dont seem to have all ingredients in the kitchen. That is alright

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2Thank Nad-Brahma
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We were not overly impressed with our stay at Rahul's Guest House nor greatly disappointed either. The room was a bit grungy with an AC that didn't work and a few too many spiders. However, the facilities were generally clean, we slept well enough even during Holi, and the rooftop restaurant food was good, the staff were very gracious, and...

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Kolkata
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

A place you would instantly feel at home...small ...well managed....basic..clean...tasteful... whatever minimum decor done does not clash with your aesthetic senses...dishes offered are basic but tasty and almost like home cooked food....but the real high points are its location, which is bang on the Ganges with the terrace cafe giving a clear view of the river and the crescent river...

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Shenzhen, China
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The best thing of this hotel is the restaurant! The chef Joy and the waiter manage the restaurant as 5 star! They are the best!!! The room is overrated comparate with cleaness and facilities. The roof top is not available on the evening cause of many insects. The sink doesn't flush but nobody come to fix it.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Location is fantastic and the family owners and kitchen staff are very courteous and attentive to your needs. Rooms and the bathroom needs updating and could do with new and modern furniture. Food was ok, nothing much to comment. Hope to see some updating and improvements to attract foreign tourists.

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Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

This guesthouse has all the conditions to be one of the best in India ! !BUT - dear family who owns it: you really ; really need to shape up!!!: The view from the roof top is breath taking; but service in restaurant is almost non existing- the menu card is so dirty that you hardly want to open it;...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rahul Guest House is walking distance from Assi ghat, Monky Temple, Durga Temple, Manas Mandir Temple and Banaras Hindu University. Guest House located on the bank of River Ganga. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rahul Guest House

Address: N1/15 D-10 Gangotri Vihar Nagwa Lanka | ( Near - Ravidas Park ), Varanasi 221005, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: $20 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rahul Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“If you like river view you can choose one, but the price charged is high.”
 of 5 bubbles narasimhap2015, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors with river view have better views”
 of 5 bubbles MLing7, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get the room with the ganga view.”
 of 5 bubbles veluppillain, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an upper room with a view over the Ganges.”
 of 5 bubbles 707elisabethh, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Look for super deluxe room. They have huge windows to see the river flow by. The bath room is quite large.”
 of 5 bubbles Prabal1, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
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