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The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

A top hotel in a good location. Excellent help planning day trips. Hotel taxi driver and local guides were very knowledgeable and had good rates. There was a lot to see and our guide was extremely helpful in making sure we saw what we wanted without pushing anything on us. Highly recommend.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The Gateway Ganges Varanasi and for sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor. Your feedback is essential in our effort to improve our service standards. It gives me a great pleasure to read your kind words on overall stay and services. Your kind words have been shared with our team who take great pride in...

Navi Mumbai, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very quite and serine place. Hugh garden, where you can jog in. Professional staff and helpful. Most of staff is old but very nice. Comfortable stay and one can concentrate on work. Close in market area!!

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GatewayVaranasi, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The Gateway Ganges Varanasi and for sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor. Your feedback is essential in our effort to improve our service standards. It gives me a great pleasure to read your kind words on overall stay and services. Your kind words have been shared with our team who take great pride in...

Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is a disgrace and is not a 5* hotel or even a 4* hotel. Apparently it has been graded as a 5* but it is far from it. My first room was dark, the AC did not work (it was set to 23.5 mandatorily across the floor). There was no mirror in the bathroom. It was damp and...

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Somnath, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rentals stayed in this hotel with family. It is magnificent property with big gardens. The staff as in all Taj Hotels is very friendly. The kids enjoyed personal attention given by Rashid in their restaurant where we had breakfast and dinner. The location is very nice keeping in view the traffic jams of Varanasi.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

For such a busy city, this hotel is amazingly quiet. It has a good buffet with many options and we did not really feel the need to eat elsewhere. The staff was helpful and the rooms clean but not exceptional. It was fine for 2 nights with reasonable access to the many sights of Varanasi. During the demonitization debacle, the...

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South Brunswick, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was fairly large, with a smallish bathroom (two people couldn’t use it at the same time). The bed was a bit hard for me but it was okay; pillows were pretty hard, though. They had a safe, and free wifi which was slow at times but still it was free in the rooms. The furniture was a little...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is clean and comfortable. The rooms are on the small side and so is the bathroom. The beds are very hard and uncomfortable. The hotel feels old and dated. The food was better than expected at the single resturaunt that served breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is nothing terrible about this hotel but nothing fabulous either. A very...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and comfortable room. Water, coffee etc. in the room. After so much dirt and dust from the city, this hotel is like the cleanest and quietest place on earth. Breakfast buffet was fine with a wide selection of continental and indian food.. friendly staff. Dinner at the indian restaurant was really good with a very nice service.

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Davidsonville, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service. Rooms are perfect and not institutional. Quiet and well appointed. Breakfast and dinners very good. Wide selection of drinks. Good gym but not large. Good pool and outdoor tennis and badminton. The travel desk is first class.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very comfortable rooms and spacious grounds help insulate you from the madness and dust of Varanasi to a great extent. The staff are extremely courteous and helpful and I found the room and bathroom to be spacious with all the amenities you could ask for available. Would definitely stay here if I visit Varanasi again. The only thing which needs...

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Group-oriented mid-rise hotel centrally located on Raja Bazar Road at Nadesar Palace Grounds, on the banks of the Varuna River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi

Address: Nadesar Palace Grounds | Cantonment, Varanasi 221002, India (Formerly Taj)
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: $118 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi 5*
Number of rooms: 130
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