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Shiva Ganges View

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I felt welcome and right at home. Room was palatial and clean. Had a side room with view of Ganges. Spent a lot time on the upstairs balcony. Food was cooked by Pappu and always very tasty and spicy to my needs. A family run establishment who can organise drivers, boats and tours. Yes you will pay a little more...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved Shiva Ganges View and definately will be back, hope soon! The location is perfect, the room was clean, beautiful and super romantic, the view is wonderful, the staff and service are excellent and the food glorious. Very nice rooftop. I loved that we were received with a city map and explanations.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The family run hotel offers good service, large light bedrooms, nice bathroom facilities and a good quieter spot along the river. THe owner is very kind and there for all demands, airport pick ups, tours etc and his mother oversees the efficiency of the running of the hotel. Make sure you get a river fronted room as high as possible.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Owner and staff are really friendly but we stayed in a room on ground Floor and aparently anyone can just burn a log next to your window and have a great chat for Horus. Since the ventilation holes in the rooms are always open it get's really uncomfortable to breath in your room. Choose a room on the upper floor...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated at one of the Ganges ghats, with a pretty interior and a friendly host, it will not get any better than this at Varanasi. Do get a room with a view across the Ganges! I strongly advice you 'though to take one at floor 2 or higher up, since the walls are thin and some people or dogs climbing...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most over-prized hotel I've ever been. 100$ for this bathroom (watch the pictures) really?? The room is small for this price and the breakfast not the one expected for 100 $ and beside while we were having it one of the members of the staff was clearing mucus off the trhoat all the time barely 10m from...

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This is a good place to stay if you want to be on the ganges. Close to everything and within walking distance of the evening festivities. Our room was ok but we were moved to a lesser room due to a double booking. It has a hotel price with a hostel attitude. Hot water, towels and any cleaning required asking...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable stay at the Shiva Ganges View Hotel. Booked the Superior Deluxe room with air-conditioning and were not disappointed. Our room came with a lovely balcony where you could eat meals overlooking the Ganges, watching the monkeys spring across the trees. Vivek, the in-house tour guide took us on a fun-filled tour, starting with the Sunrise boat trip which...

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our 1 night stay at the Shiva Ganges – it is one of the best maintained buildings on the Varanasi waterfront, and the owners/hosts should rightfully be proud of it – you will find oodles of character here – and paying a bit extra for a room with view to the Ganges was well worth it. But...

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ShivaGangesView, Owner at Shiva Ganges View, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We thank you for your feedback & it is very encouraging , our guests blessings always rejuvenate & motivate us further. Also wanted to inform you that it was bit of transition period, now we have 24 x 7 Credit Card facilities and we have started accepting all major credit card. Again Thanks for your wishes & best...

Reviewed 22 November 2016

Great room with view over the Ganges... excellent food if you want to stay in, also a short walk to restaurants, coffee shops and street food if you want to go out. Walk out the front door and down the steps to the local ghat. Helpful staff and guide made everything easy even in the middle of the demonetization situation

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Address: Mansarovar Ghat B - 14/24 | Near Andhra Ashram, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: $77 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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