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Ram Bhawan Kautilya Society Residence

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Pittsfield, New Hampshire, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love Ram Bhawan! This was my second stay in two years, and both times I found the atmosphere inviting, the food delicious, and the space clean and quiet. I love the action of Varanasi, but it can definitely be overwhelming, so having a sanctuary in the middle of it all is so refreshing. I love the staff and all...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did have room for 2 with private bathroom on the top floor. Very nice room, lovely decorations, clean and very friendly. Bathroom is clean and nice. You do have here common breakfast and lunch which is very pleasant. Building is very old and you can feel it - but in a nice way. It really does represent the "atmosphere...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The Guest house is more than a place to stay for a few days and leave.It is more like a place you wish you would come back to in the next years. It felt like home in every sense. The freedom you get and the laid back but happening atmosphere of the people in the gallies will rub off on...

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Located 5 minutes from the river ganges, this hostel is right in the centre of old varanasi in the most happening part of the city, everything is close by. Also, the hotel itself is very clean and spacious, with a rooftop that overlooks varanasi, however the rooftop is unused by the hostel. The interior design of the hostel is very...

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Clean, colorful, simple, welcoming, good food, good chat, yoga, a place where you can share you experiences in Benares. You can feel at home as a family. Very good guest house for position and price! Thank you Ram Bhawan for all.. Carolina

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

if you want a benarasi flavour to your stay .... this is the place . Tucked away in a typical gulli & stones throw distance from the dasaswamedha ghat this place has an old world charm & retains its history well. Clean rooms & bathroom, fresh bedsheets, comfortable eating area, home cooked simple meals ,peaceful & tranquil environment and very...

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Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is the best hostel we stayed in when travelling India, everyone is so friendly. The food is amazing. We felt always near help and always got the advice we needed. It was a perfect stay and I plan to return.

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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

I liked the hostel very much! Shaline, the hospitality manager is very nice and helpful. She bought the train tickets I needed and gave me the required information about the city. The room was very comfortable, pretty decoration and wonderful fans that are very important in such hot city. The shower and toilet are good. The much is delicious. The...

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

Ram Bhawan is hard to find, sometimes they staff are too busy to unlock the front door for you and the WiFi doesn't work on the top floor. Still, this was one of my favourite stays in India. It just takes some time to appreciate all Ram Bhawan has to offer. The hard-to-find location? Great for security and a peaceful...

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Toronto. Canada
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with friends for three nights. The location for ghat access is fabulous - just steps away. Finding it is tricky as it is about a 10 minute walk through congested alleys but they will send a staff member to meet your taxi/bring you back to a taxi pick-up spot if you want. Our room was comfortable and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ram Bhavan is the hospitality structure of the Kautilya Society. A four floor building architected in a traditional style in the historical area near Dashashwamedh Ghat, with a terrace with a wonderful view on the river and the city. It is the residential facility for members in Varanasi, providing accommodation with half board and lodging throughout the year. At Ram Bhavan members can enjoy the warmth and protection of a family-style environment, as well as the good and reliable meals of our personally-trained cook. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ram Bhawan Kautilya Society Residence

Address: Munshi Ghat D 20/21 | Old Varanasi, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: $13 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Rooms on the riverside are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles rayc691, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Last floor rooms are pretty nice.”
 of 5 bubbles cicihahakoko, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I chose the private double and was amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles 456lilyw, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms on top floor: good for sleep, bad for WiFi -- and bring your own padlock!”
 of 5 bubbles I6266XAjoshb, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“ask for air conditioning”
 of 5 bubbles marcol619, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
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