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Ram Bhawan Kautilya Society Residence

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Ram Bhawan Kautilya Society Residence Munshi Ghat D 20/21 Old Varanasi, Varanasi 221001 India See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Dry Cleaning
Rooftop Terrace
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

If you want to experience varanasi like a local then you must stay here. The place is managed by a non profit and includes breakfast and lunch for all guests. The service and food is excellent and overall a great value. The place is difficult...More

Thank PanditAnil
Reviewed April 11, 2018

We had a great stay at this place! Everyone was very friendly and the rooms were very unique and clean. The breakfast was freshly made every morning and it was very familiar sitting together at one table with the other guests! Also the location of...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

We had a really great experience here. The building is a really neat unique place with comfortable rooms, great rooftop, nice dining/hanging out area space, good natural light, and just generally had a comfortable and welcoming feel to it. Location wise you're right in the...More

Thank Stuart P
Reviewed March 21, 2018

We loved this place. It was low key, perfectly adequate, and historically interesting. Our hosts were very accommodating and attentive. The rooms were clean and it was only a 1 minute walk to the Ghats through Varanasi's winding lanes. I will choose to stay here...More

Thank elbr491
Reviewed January 27, 2018

This place is unique, set amongst the alleyways and yet right on the ghats. What's admirable is the dedication to the revival of Varanasi's ancient culture. This guesthouse is home to those who dedicate themselves to this task while also being a temporary home to...More

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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 ...More 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. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$11 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi District > Varanasi
Traveller (100)
Dining (19)
Room & Suite (15)
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January 6, 2016|
Response from PanditAnil | Reviewed this property |
Its Rs200 about US$3 and you pay that at the time of checkin. Its a no n profit and supposed to rent rooms to members of the organization. The service and the people who manage the place are excellent and its like a home... More
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"some rooms have attached bathrooms, others have shared"
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"Pick the topmost floor. Best rooms. The rest are good as well."
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"All the rooms I saw were all very unique"
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