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A Palace on the River, Rashmi Guest House

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 4 November 2009

This charming hotel stands directly on the bank of Ganga. Rooms are small, but clean. Very popular rooftop restaurant is really good. The staff are friendly and helpfull.

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Reviewed 2 November 2009

We stayed for two nights: in a small room with one bed (due to a booking error) and another room with two twins (which was much better). For both rooms: No view of the river, but we didn't come to hang out in the room! The rooms and bathrooms were clean, and the staff are great and helpful. The place...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 November 2009

I stayed three night in mid-Oct. The airport pick-up I had requested and paid for did not arrive so I was left to fend for myself. Taxi car from the airport to the edge of the Old City, then a cycle-rickshaw, then a walk. It's next to impossible to navigate though the old city to find this place so I...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 16 October 2009

Great location but simple and small room with a view on the Ganges. The room is clean and is OK for one night. Bad shower. Very good and helpful manager and excellent restaurant on the roof. We paid USD 98 for one night in a room with view on the Ganges with pick up at the airport and drop off...

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All Over the Globe
Reviewed 13 October 2009

Walk the ghats, see the sunrise, experience the evening fire ceremony, take a boat, explore old Varanasi - the location of the Rashmi Guest House can't be beat for location. You can do all of this just by stumbling out the front door and down a few steps. And the Guest House staff is very friendly. The pickup/drop off from...

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NJ
Reviewed 6 October 2009

I stayed two nights in Guest House with my Wife, Two Kids and My Mother. Like me NRI, it is best place to stay. I directly flew to Varanasi, received warm welcome. Enjoyed Nice Restaurant, Tasty food like our kitichen. Hotel Associate Raja was with us for all our shopping, and arranged boat for Ganga Arthi, Sight seeing etc., Most...

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Mumbai
Reviewed 29 September 2009

With stayed in Rashmi Guest House for two nights. The rooms are small but clean. The shower worked perfectly, with hot water! The best part of the hotel is its location on one of the ghats and about 100 metres walk from the main ghat. The view from the rooftop restaurant is superb. The food itself is ok but not...

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Kent
Reviewed 23 September 2009

Had a pleasant stay in the guesthouse, nothing special and nothing horrifically wrong. The free pick up and drop off as well as the rooftop restaurant are definitely bonuses. The place is all very clean and has a brilliant location, right in the old town and on the waterfront. The room was very small and the air con switched itself...

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Leitrim
Reviewed 22 September 2009

Pappu was indeed a great guide and general all round 'fixer'. I think Varanasi would have been very overwhelming for myself and my daughter without his help. He was certainly very knowledgeable and took us to parts of the city that we would not have seen otherwise and we had a very positive experience of this great city as a...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 September 2009

The location of Rashmi guest house cannot be beaten - a few steps past a lovely tree down to the River Ganges. Centrally located to main pilgramage spots. This hotel was selected thanks to reviews of this website (first time user) and was very very happy in the outcome! An excellent place for a solo woman traveller, particularly with the...

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A Palace on River (Rashmi Guest House) is a newly opened hotel on the edge of the River Ganges. We are located at Manmandir Ghatt, Varanasi adjacent to Raja Mansingh's Observatory. Although it is a guest house , we try our level best to provide the services at par with that of five star hotels in Varanasi . It is the only guest house in Varanasi which is run by a competent 3 year Diploma Holder in Hotel Management , catering and applied Nutrition ( Ramesh Verma). This hotel has got a team of well qualified and experienced professionals.We leave no stone unturned in making the guest feel comfortable , their home baway from home . As for the restaurant , we serve a wide variety of dishes catering to all shorts of individuals. Overall we believe in better and better services from each and every stand point ... more   less 

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Address: D, 16/28-A | Dasaswamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: $43 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — A Palace on the River, Rashmi Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“If you can walk the 60 stairs, ask for the top room overlooking the river.”
 of 5 bubbles meijiq, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Vraag naar een kamer met uitzicht op de rivier.”
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“Rooms with river view more costly, not worth it as you don't spend much time in rm anyway. See view from roof. ? refrigerator avail”
 of 5 bubbles shoppingjoy, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room facing the Ganges to see the sunrise.”
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“Ask for your room to overlook the Ganges”
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