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    Hotel Alka

    Meer Ghat D 3/23 | Dashashwamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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          US$14
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          Overview
          • Excellent36%
          • Very good42%
          • Average13%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible4%
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          “royal view” (15 reviews)
          “the river” (170 reviews)
          “meer ghat” (23 reviews)
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 5 December 2015

          The kind of hospitality and facilities that Hotel Alka extended to us was truly appreciable. We had a wonderful stay in the hotel <on the very banks of Holy Ganga> for 3 nights. The rooms were kept very tidy and clean and ideal for a...More

          3  Thank vArAnasi2015November
          Response from aashutosh123, Manager at Hotel AlkaResponded 28 January 2016

          thanks for your views about us.we really appreciate for this.

          Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

          Location - 5 stars for location of this property! Right on the banks of river Ganga. 5 mins of walking distance from Dasasmedh Ghat. You can have a panorama view of entire Ganga and all the Ghats from the balcony itself. Rooms - We took...More

          3  Thank Smrity A
          Response from aashutosh123, Manager at Hotel AlkaResponded 28 January 2016

          thanks for your views about us. we really appreciate for this.

          Reviewed 4 December 2015

          Alka is a nice property for staying longer at least for a week rooms are cosy and clean. centrally located place full of amenities and other stuffs for a comfortable stay. The best of the roof for to see the fabulous view of ganga the...More

          2  Thank Ruckerje
          Response from aashutosh123, Manager at Hotel AlkaResponded 28 January 2016

          thanks for your views about us. we really appreciate for this.

          Reviewed 1 December 2015

          i was picked up from varanasi rly stn with care on 9.11.15. excellent position. one can view and enjoy the all beauty of the Ganga any time from this hotel---rise to set ---and even after set of sun.biswanath and annapurna temple just walking distance. main...More

          5  Thank trisul35
          Response from aashutosh123, Manager at Hotel AlkaResponded 29 January 2016

          On behalf of all the Hotel staff we would like to express our gratitude for choosing us as your hosts during your holidays in Varanasi, and for taking the time to write your opinion here on TripAdvisor. Thank you so much for giving us the...More

          Reviewed 27 November 2015

          I am a bit late to write this review but have to say about the property and its location. Adjacent to Meer Ghat of Varanasi, and Viswanath Temple in walking Distance, I booked this Hotel over telephone, discuss with Mr. Rajesh, Manager of the Hotel,...More

          5  Thank AshimMitra
          Response from aashutosh123, Manager at Hotel AlkaResponded 29 January 2016

          On behalf of all the Hotel staff we would like to express our gratitude for choosing us as your hosts during your holidays in Varanasi, and for taking the time to write your opinion here on TripAdvisor. Thank you so much for giving us the...More

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          • US$10 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #1 Best Value Hotel in Varanasi
          • #1 Family Hotel in Varanasi
          • #1 Spa Hotel in Varanasi
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 36
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          Kunal G
          what is "basic room with common bathroom"??
          30 April 2017|
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          Response from Abeenayasanthyy S | Reviewed this property |
          Yes exactly s what blueloon2 said. Your room will be without attached bathroom. There will be common bathroom and you have to share with others. But not to worries its clean and nearby room not far away from room.
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          Tapas K
          Need to book a room for my family with 2 children. pls provide me room rate for 4 beded AC room with balcony for nice ganga view. check in on 19th may check out on 24th may
          27 April 2017|
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          Response from Vijay_bhand | Reviewed this property |
          The rooms are all double bedded. You will need to ask for extra bedding/mattresses. It would be best to speak/write to the hotel directly for the latest rates. You can get their email id from their webpage. You could call... More
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          Hawaiian108
          Hi Alka Hotel I've made reservations at your hotel and your staff contacted me if we needed an airport pick up service to which we answered yes. my question is about the price. On my expedia reservation form it is stated that ROUNDTRIP airport transfer is 850 rupees but your staff emailed and said its 850 for one way. I asked for price confirmation but haven't heard from your staff since. Please clarify the roundtrip car transfer price from the airport to Alka hotel. thanks.
          29 November 2016|
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          Response from Gavin P | Reviewed this property |
          Hi...We just arrived back from India end October this year. We stayed at Hotel Alka and used the pick up service. It is quite a long way from the airport and it was 850 rupees one way. Would definitely recommend as the... More
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          "There are rooms with balcony facing the Ganges. These are expensive. But there are also cheaper rooms from..."
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          "Higher floors have a direct river view"
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          "For three adults in a room you can have a choice of rooms, including the premium rooms with private balconies"
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          "better stay some other hotel. There are tons of hotels which offers better view then this crap hotel"
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