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Tiwari Lodge & Paying Guest House

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Courtenay, Canada
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We stayed here for 6 nights because we had a sweet friend in Varanasi who knows the family. Honestly, we feel like we were taken advantage of because of this. There are soooo many cheap and good places to stay in Varanasi, and this being the low season, usually it is pretty easy to bargain a good deal. We arrived...

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Reviewed 8 April 2016

Found this Guesthouse when our booking was not available at another Guesthouse. MakeMyTrip screwed our original reservation and luckily, Tiwari accommodated my wife and I. We celebrated Holi with the family and the rest of the staff, on their lovely balcony. It was the best! The location is on the main road leading to Assi Ghat. Plenty of restaurants near...

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Thank Cesar V
Varanasi, India
Reviewed 3 July 2015

This is a great place to stay at! I'm staying with the Tiwari's for homestay during the second half of my solo internship working for an NGO here. The family is very welcoming and I feel very included! They are also very helpful whenever I needed help. Ramaji definitely feels like my own mother! One thing, the guesthouse is right...

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1Thank kellephant
Reviewed 30 May 2015

I recently went on a study abroad to Varanasi, India, and the Tiwari Lodge was a home stay to one of two students. Through them I was able to meet the Tiwaris and quickly found my home away from home. My two crazy brothers showed me around Varanasi and my mother and father opened their home to me on several...

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Thank Christina G
Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I stayed with the Tiwaris from late January to early May as part of a study abroad program. The Tiwari family is incredibly kind and welcoming. They put the needs of guests before anything else at their Guesthouse. They have rooms of all sizes for all budgets. However, if you are looking for American standards in cleaning and amenities, go...

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Thank Logan K
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 May 2015

This is a wonderful place-- simple with no great luxuries, but very affordable and directly in the middle of the best part of Varanasi. The lodge does not have wifi, but the wifi from the hotel across the street reaches the Tiwari's, so that's what I used. Also, the lodge has an enormous roof which a lot of people use...

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Thank Brianna B
Denver, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 21 December 2014

The Tiwari lodge is located in one of the most friendly neighborhoods in Varanasi. Staying here will give you the flavor of the city, and the rooms are quite comfortable. The Tiwari family is very kind and will make sure that you have everything you need whether youre staying for one day or a month. Communication is not a problem,...

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1Thank BenDreith
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 November 2014

I stayed with the Tiwari family for a study abroad program. They are kind and caring people. This is not a typical hotel. Its accommodations are very simple adding to its charm and uniqueness. From here your only a short walk away from the gangies river (ganga ji), but also some of the best shops and restaurants in the city....

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1Thank Keiara G
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

The location is great just 60 seconds from Assi Ghat, we paid 500 INR/night for a double ensuite, western-style toilet. Yes it feels a bit basic but the room we had at the backside on the 2nd floor sheltered us from most of the noise of the street and was a nice size and comfortable, rooms are cool with ceiling...

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Reviewed 30 October 2014

Stayed in Tiwari for a month and it's an excellent place to stay in Varanasi if you don't mind the lack of wifi or hot water. This of course is shown in the prices. No communal area on the lodge but the roof can act as one. Located right near Assi ghat on the main ghat road. That could mean...

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Tiwari Lodge & Paying Guest House

Address: Tiwari Lodge & Paying Guest House B - 1/243 - A Assi, Varanasi 221005, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi District > Varanasi
Price Range: $2 - $11 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“Good location, budget, good views, balcony”
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“Bring earplugs because Varanasi can be noisy at night.”
logank999, 20 May 2015 | Read review
“Tell Raju your budget and what you want, and he'll help you work out a deal.”
298michaeld, 21 Sep 2013 | Read review
“No room service, but they can get drinking water and gas to your room if you ask. No fitness but have a beatiful terrace where you can do yoga or practice your music. No hot water in the rooms.”
Berry13, 12 Jul 2013 | Read review
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