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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great hotel and service! Location wise nothing can be better. We stayed in Maharaja room, which exactly facing Ganaga. It was a beautiful room. Great service, too good people. Whatever I say may not be enough for their service! At the front desk: Vicky- a jewel, A very loving personality and always there for you! Sanjay- very helpful and always...

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Baden Württemberg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In february 2017 I visited Varanasi the 3rd time. I decided to stay in Palace on Steps, Rana Mahal Ghat. I had a nice room , also a nice bathroom, everything proper and clean. The location of this property is excellent: you walk a view steps down to the Ganges, in some more minutes you will reach the Main Ghat,...

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Ustka, Poland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing room with breathtaking view. I absolutely love it. Sunrise in front of you. Excellent service. I hope to come here again:) Very friendly and helpful. My room is very clean and has a small balcony. Sri Lahari mahasay (Great yogi ) was meditating in this room.

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sanjay p, Guest Relations Manager at Palace on Steps, responded to this review

Dear Guest, "Greetings From Hotel Palace On Steps !!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to serve you again and we are happy that you enjoyed our services and food. We hope to welcoming you and your guests back again to Hotel Palace On Steps . Varanasi and assure you and your guests of...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in room 205, a Ganges faced singel room for a budget price incl. breakfast. The room has a little side balcony overlooking the Ganga. There is no airco, tv, hot water or sink in this room (other rooms have). You have to brush your teeth in the shower. But the room is atmospheric (part of the old Gangafaced-structures),...

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Dear Guest, "Greetings From Hotel Palace On Steps !!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to serve you again and we are happy that you enjoyed our services and food. We hope to welcoming you and your guests back again to Hotel Palace On Steps . Varanasi and assure you and your guests of...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in the Maharaja room, one of many, with balconies overlooking the Ganga. the room has a high dome ceiling and my meditations were very deep. The sun rose above Ganga and came right into my room. They have several rooms facing Ganga, but this is my favorite room, with wifi and breakfast at the sunrise restaurant on the...

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Dear Guest, "Greetings From Hotel Palace On Steps !!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to serve you again and we are happy that you enjoyed our services and food. We hope to welcoming you and your guests back again to Hotel Palace On Steps . Varanasi and assure you and your guests of...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is situated on the famous ghats of Benaras. Although it takes quite a few really large steps to reach the hotel (not recommended for senior citizens) you go through the famous winding narrow galiyaan and finally reach a big open courtyard filled with blooming bougainvillaea. Our room was one level below the courtyard, facing the river. We were...

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Dear Guest, "Greetings From Hotel Palace On Steps !!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to serve you again and we are happy that you enjoyed our services and food. We hope to welcoming you and your guests back again to Hotel Palace On Steps . Varanasi and assure you and your guests of...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is in the ghats. This is positive because you are in the midst of ancient Ganga ghats, where people have worshipped for few millennia. From the restaurant you can take in all the activities of the Ghat. Sadly this also means sometimes a slight stench, and being surrounded by cow dung etc etc. If you are coming to...

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Dear Guest, "Greetings From Hotel Palace On Steps !!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to serve you again and we are happy that you enjoyed our services and food. We hope to welcoming you and your guests back again to Hotel Palace On Steps . Varanasi and assure you and your guests of...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just stayed 4 nights in the Palace on Steps. It was an excellent experience. The hotel and the staff receive top marks: -My room was clean and bright with a very comfortable bed and a clean bathroom. -I ate in the rooftop restaurant and it was excellent -The view of the Ganges and the fact the hotel is tucked...

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Dear Guest, "Greetings From Hotel Palace On Steps !!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to serve you again and we are happy that you enjoyed our services and food. We hope to welcoming you and your guests back again to Hotel Palace On Steps . Varanasi and assure you and your guests of...

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Really good location and friendly staff, however for those looking for luxury you eill be disappointed basic clean accommodation definitely no frills. Restaurant offered great views of the Ganges and the Varanasi riverside scenery good was good basic Indian fare. Don't forget to bring your own soap.

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Dear Guest, "Greetings From Hotel Palace On Steps !!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to serve you again and we are happy that you enjoyed our services and food. We hope to welcoming you and your guests back again to Hotel Palace On Steps . Varanasi and assure you and your guests of...

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Food was quite nice, rooms were decent,the lights were on the lower end, the cleanliness was fair enough with frequent visits by the monkeys who left no chance to pee in the surroundings. Location was good,facing the river,but one has to walk for some 15-20 mins away from the main road to get back here. And the ally is quite...

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Varanasi a mirror of ancient spiritual India and a destination swinging to the of India,s vibrant culture is a must visit for any traveler wishing to experience real India. To experience the real essence of Varanasi it is essential to discover and explore the ''old city' and the ghats the steps leading to the holy Ganges and the ghats the steps leading to holy Ganges. The hotel Palace on steps ,located at a prime location in the holy city, holds the distinction of having the maximum number of rooms offering an unparallelled view of the Ganges. Besides the hotel is a true balanced blend of luxury and comfort for the travelers ready to experience Varanasi in all its glory interestingly the hotel is designed aesthetically with a touch of true Indian history as showcased in the castle design which dates back about 400years. therefore the guest have an attraction of experiencing the splendor of medieval Indian architecture. ... more   less 

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Address: Rana Mahal Ghat D - 21/11 | Bangoli Tola, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: $17 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Palace on Steps 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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