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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Want to relax ur body & soul. Varanasi is a great choice for that. But to explore Varanasi perfectly everyone must stay at Hotel ALKA at Meer Ghat. THe hotel is just place on the Meer Ghat. SO it is very easy to locate. Just 5 min walking distance form the main ghat [Dasaswamesdh & Rajendra Prasad] . But this...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This are my 2nd stay at Alka Hotel. 1st stayed on end of July 2016 and 2nd stayed on end of Jan 2017. Alka hotel's location is very strategic as most of the interesting places and major ghats can reach by walking distance. Peaceful environment, friendly staff and delicious foods gives me homely feelings. Special thanks to Munna ji, without...

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1Thank Abeenayasanthyy S
Minneapolis, MN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for four nights at the Hotel Alka (after fleeing the original guesthouse we booked because it was too dingy and dirty) and we loved it. The hotel is directly overlooking the Ganges, centrally located near the Dashwamedh ghat, with great views from two different patios. Our room was spotless; everything worked; the front desk arranged boats and auto-rickshaws...

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2Thank blueloon26
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly the location is excellent. Right infront of you is the main ghat. Their restaurant is good as well. The room isnt inclusive of breakfast though. I stayed in their premium room and was good 3 of us were able to sleep on that one bed. The balcony view was amazing you can see the sun set and sun rise...

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1Thank pavitrachandra87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent 2 nights in this hotel in Dec 16-17 2016. During check out I swipe my card and due to some technical error the payment doubled.I am writing to them and calling them for refund since then. Every time they say they will do it soon. The behaviour of one of the front office staff was very rude and...

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2Thank Shabari T
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We halted at Varanasi for 3 days ..Alka Hotel has the best location on Mir Ghat and very close to Dashwamedh ghat ..Economy rooms are very congested and difficult to access ! View is spectacular from the hotel , restaurant but otherwise a mediocre hotel in terms of service . Book well in advance as usually it is full with...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hi, I have visited Varanasi in 2016 july and have stayed in this hotel at that time. My stay was for 3 days. Hotel is not the best in looks or amenities or service. But what is special about this hotel is view from the hotel and its homely atmosphere, and not to mention its worth for penny amenities and...

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2Thank Aniket R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved Alka hotel due to its location, kind staff and good food. Its close to the main ghat and few minutes from the burning ghat - Manikarnika. Staff is professional and kind, sorted everything I asked for. Highly recommended!

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1Thank eva2m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

alka is one of the best hotel. varanasi ghat view from alka is very good ,specially sunrise view. the quality of food is also good. Room service , all staffs behaviour with customer is excellent. so if i go varanasi again then i will book only Hotel Alka.my suggestion is also book alka to get familiar behaviour in Varanasi.

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3Thank Sutosome M
berhampore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alka hotel is like a home away from home for me. The staff is very caring and helpful. The best thing is ganga’s view. Dashashwamedh Ghat and Vishwanath temple are nearby. We are planning to stay again sooner.

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Hotel Alka, a synonym for customer-oriented services from years, believes in providing an adorable environment to its guests, where not only they find peace in dwelling but also experience a the highest degree of dedication from the staff. And what more can one ask for? Hotel Alka is located right in the core of Varanasi, a place where even holiness is re-defined. Its evidently a must visit place for all in life. Varanasi (the ancient Kashi or the medieval Banaras) is one of the oldest cities of the world and is considered to be favourite, of even the almighty. Varanasi's prominence in Hindu mythology is virtually unrivalled. Mark Twain, the celebrated English author , who was enthralled by the legend and sanctity of Banaras, once wrote : "Banaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and looks twice as old as all of them put together." ... more   less 

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Address: Meer Ghat D 3/23 | Dashashwamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: $14 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alka 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Alka Hotel Varanasi
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Varanasi
#1 Family Hotel in Varanasi
#2 Spa Hotel in Varanasi
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