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Cebu Island, Philippines
Reviewed 7 September 2007

Scindhia Guesthouse is located next to Scindhia Ghat. It's also close to the burning Manikarnika Ghat. It is quite difficult to reach as you have to walk thru small alley ways of the old city and you have to climb up a few steps. But i guess this is your option if you wanna stay in guesthouses located along the...

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amsterdma
Reviewed 28 July 2007

The staff (Kush) was rude and unhelpful. He charged extra for absolutely EVERYTHING!!! A far/unsafe walk from town at night. And furious about the fact that we paid extra for a balcony that we could not use because of monkeys, which they knew in advance but failed to tell us. Don't go here, don't give him your money. There are...

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gloce
Reviewed 17 July 2007

We had a great time at the Schindia guest house. The room was clean, shower hot, view terriffic, food delicious. We did a sunrise and sunset tour, and a walking tour as well. We had a wonderful time and would stay again. The manager Kush Barman was most helpful. And at night, a man would come around with blankets so...

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Seattle
Reviewed 15 April 2007

I stayed at Scindhia for 5 days during April of 2007. Just returned from there matter of fact. The sheets weren't as clean as some reviews have said. Also, the rooms with air condition cost more but the air conditioner wasn't working. I stayed at one with only a fan but others complained about their air conditioner not working. Worst...

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England
Reviewed 10 February 2007

What great value this place is, It was by far our cheapest accommodation in India and rated amongst the best. The room and sheets etc spotlessly clean with a private bathroom and plenty of hot water. It is obviously geared for backpackers so be aware you will need a sleeping bag to keep warm as there is no top sheet...

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Tokyo
Reviewed 25 November 2006

I returned from India this morning with my girlfriend and had such a good time at the Scindhia Guest House that I feel the need to write a few sentences here about it. The other reviewer (18th November 2005 member) is pretty much spot on with his comments about the location: its great, right where the action is, a great...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 16 July 2006

My wife & I spent two nights at Scindia Guest House. We could not have been more pleased with the facility or the service. The room was clean & comfortable, hot water plentiful (not the norm in most of India's more modest accoms) & the view absolutely spectacular. The manager, Mr. Kush Barman, was extremely helpful & congenial in all...

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Riga, Latvia
Reviewed 14 December 2005

I disagree with a good review of Schindhia Guest House... Just stayed there a week ago and had to move to a different hotel cause 1) walk back to the hotel after dark is totally impossible! I was alone and it was a huge problem, maybe not that bad in a group, but individual travellers pretty much won't be able...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 17 November 2005

I recently stayed for four nights at the Scindhia Guest House, at Marnikarnika Ghat, Varanasi. I am a photographer and wanted to be close to the Marnikarnika cremation ghats. I found Scindhia Guest House to be nearly perfect for my needs. It sits high above the river and offers a unique viewpoint on the endless sea of humanity between it...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated ideally in the crescent on the left bank of The Holy Ganges is The Scindhia Guest House just adjacent to Manikarnika (The burning ghat) offering excellent panoramic view of the river on both the sides.Breathtaking sunrise to the scintillating evening view of the river and the ghats can be enjoyed from all the available balconies in the property. Enchanting ringing of temple bells is simply nostalgic.AC / Non-AC rooms are neatly laid with attached toilets equipped for round the clock hot and cold shower. Super-Deluxe rooms have TV, Refrigerator and intercom too.Internet is available on demand.The Roof top (river view) restaurant offers sumptuous refreshments cooked under strict supervision in very hygienic conditions.Pick-up service on request is available from the railhead as well as the airport (Payable).Medical aid is available on call.As a policy matter, Scindhia Guest House does not allow consumption of Narcotic Drugs / intoxicants of any kind and nature within the property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scindhia Guest House

Address: Scindhia Ghat,Next to Manikarnika ghat, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: $31 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Scindhia Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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