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Hotel Hindusthan International
Cantonment,Varanasi - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Valet parking
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Fitness center
  7. Luggage storage
  8. Spa
"just to set the stage: i live in los angeles, travel for work quite a bit (have highest statuses on airlines and at major hotel chains)and am used to elite treatment. so after having read all the mixed reviews on hhi, i was very concerned it was not going to be to my liking. i even considered canceling the reservation, but taj and even raddison were fully booked, so i had to keep it. and i am very happy i did. i actually liked the hotel and do not understand the negative reviews at all. yes, if you are expecting a crystal flute of chilled dom perignon upon arrival, you probably shouldn't go to varanasi on the first place. but there was a welcome drink! yes, there was some wear and tear in the bathroom, but the sheraton hotel i once stayed at in connecticut was in much worse shape. at hhi, all the piping worked as well as ac. the staff was super attentive. room service arrived 15-20 minutes after the order was placed (probably the fastest i've ever experienced). being from the us, we were careful about eating any outside food, so we had all our meals at the hotel and they were excellent! we could not wait until the next meal (i'm serious). on the first morning, the doorman recommended we hire a tuk tuk for the day and that was the best experience! the driver brought us to all the places we wanted to go and suggested more interesting ones. a tip, if you do go on tuk tuk in varanasi, it is always helpful to take a shot of whisky beforehand (it makes the "i'm going to die now" feeling more manageable). overall, hhi exceeded my expectations. great value for the money. easy booking through agoda. i will definitely stay there again and recommend for everyone else to do so as well."
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6.1

Very good

433 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 76
Hotel Le Lotus Grand
Assi Ghat,Varanasi - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Car park
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Front desk [24-hour]
  6. Check-in/out [express]
  7. Laundry service
  8. Restaurants
"Good hotel to stay"
8.1

Excellent

88 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 47
Clarks Hotel
Cantonment,Varanasi - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Valet parking
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Fitness center
  7. Front desk [24-hour]
  8. Check-in/out [express]
"Clarks was the first tourist hotel in Varanasi and is showing its age. Rooms and decor are a bit tired. However, we found int comfortable and the service reasonable. We enjoyed a swim in the pool at the back of the hotel, and enjoyed numerous meals in the restaurant. I like Indian food and found that the presentation and quantities served in restaurant to be good. I loved the vegeterian food there. If I return to Varanasi I would be happy to stay there again."
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7.5

Very good

195 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 153
Hotel Four Element
Cantonment,Varanasi - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Bicycle rental
  3. Valet parking
  4. Shuttle service
  5. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  6. Front desk [24-hour]
  7. Check-in/out [express]
  8. BBQ facilities
"Everything was good staff behaviour was very polite food was good"
8

Excellent

151 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 46
Hotel Varanasi Inn
Cantonment,Varanasi - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Valet parking
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Front desk [24-hour]
  6. Check-in/out [express]
  7. Luggage storage
  8. Breakfast [free]
"Super hotel in varanasi I have stay. The place a bit crowd, but rest are best. Food was tasty. Owner sivam hospitality are super, he will fulfil your requirements... Value for money "
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7.4

Very good

222 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 48
Hotel Surya Kaiser Palace
Cantonment,Varanasi - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Bicycle rental
  3. Pets allowed
  4. Car park
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Hot tub
  7. Shuttle service
  8. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
"This hotel always stands out because of staff & the sheer character of the place ..!! Amazing hospitality & a cultural bowl of India . This hotel meets international standards & show cases Indian wedding , which are always spectacle ... If in varanasi this place is must try .....!!!;)"
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7.7

Very good

437 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 67
Hotel Madin
Cantonment,Varanasi - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Valet parking
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Hot tub
  6. Fitness center
  7. Check-in/out [express]
  8. Luggage storage
"We opted to stay at Hotel Madin instead of staying at one of the hotels on the Ganges. It's about a half hour drive to the river (45 minutes in traffic), but we were very happy that we made the decision to stay here and would do it again. The rooms are brand new, high-quality, and gorgeous. The food, both buffet and cook-to-order are excellent. There are mosquitos in the dining room which the hotel needs to eliminate, but that's about the only complaint we had. Otherwise, this is probably the best place to stay in all of Varanasi."
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8.4

Excellent

118 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 144
Taj Ganges, Varanasi
Cantonment,Varanasi - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Valet parking
  3. Pets allowed
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Fitness center
  6. Tennis court
  7. Front desk [24-hour]
  8. Check-in/out [express]
"arrived in varanasi after a lengthy train journey involving several delays. the hotel was exceptional in monitoring our train arrival time and arranging a collection for us from mughal serai station even though this was very early in the morning. we were met with a very warm welcome and ushered to our rooms without delay. as our time in varanasi was considerably reduced due (i.e. a single day) to the train delays, the travel desk was so helpful in arranging a car and english-speaking quide to provide us with a 3 hour tour of the city and trip on the ganges. it was a perfect introduction to varanasi following which we enjoyed an exceptional a la carte meal at the all-day restaurant. despite the shortness of our stay, we were impressed by this hotel. hopefully next time, we will have a greater opportunity to explore all that is on offer at the gateway hotel. "
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8.3

Excellent

163 reviews

Red Tree Palace
Dasaswamedh Ghat,Varanasi - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Check-in/out [private]
  5. Breakfast [free]
  6. Laundry service
  7. Daily housekeeping
  8. Hand sanitizer
"The hotel location is fantastic as it is v near to one of the important ghats of ganges."
5.5

10 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 26
Pearl Courtyard
Dasaswamedh Ghat,Varanasi - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Shuttle service
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Fitness center
  6. Check-in/out [express]
  7. Luggage storage
  8. Cash withdrawal
"Very neat and clean and well maintained property."
8.3

Excellent

95 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 79

Fast facts about Varanasi, India

Accommodations1,058 properties
Popular hotelHotel Four Element
Popular areaDasaswamedh Ghat
Nightly rates from$5
AirportLal Bahadur Shastri Airport

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Frequently asked questions

What's the typical price of a resort in Varanasi this weekend?

The average price for a 3-star resort in Varanasi this Friday and Saturday is USD 26. The average price for a 4-star resort in Varanasi this Friday and Saturday is USD 50. The typical price for a 5-star hotel in Varanasi this weekend is USD 154.

What are the top resorts in Varanasi near JHV Mall & Multiplex?

Verified vacationers to Varanasi who stayed nearby JHV Mall & Multiplex have given exceptional testimonials to HOTEL RIO BENARAS, OYO 22621 The Pal's Inn and Hotel SJR.

What are the best places to stay in Varanasi next to Sarnath?

Verified visitors to Varanasi who stayed near Sarnath have given impressive reviews to Hotel SGT Plaza, FabHotel Saumendra and Capital O 61009 Hotel Moti Mahal.

What properties in Varanasi have the best breakfast?

Verified travelers to Varanasi have given top reviews for the breakfast at goStops Varanasi (Stops Hostel Varanasi), HosteLaVie Varanasi and Taj Ganges, Varanasi.

What hotels in Varanasi are exceptionally rated with regards to facilities?

Accommodationsin Varanasi which is well rated regarding facilities include Shiva Inn, Hotel R D Palace and Hotel Buddha Park near Sarnath, Varanasi.

What's the best area for shopping in Varanasi?

Best locations for your shopping spree in Varanasi are Dasaswamedh Ghat and Assi Ghat.

What are some upcoming holidays in Varanasi?

Holidays that are coming up in city_name include Republic Day (National Day) on 1/26/2023, Independence Day on 8/15/2023, and Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday on 10/2/2023.

Is evidence of vaccination mandatory to enter Varanasi?

Recommended proof of COVID-19 vaccination is currently needed to enter Varanasi from outside the country. For more details, please reach out to local authority or go to here.

Is pre-departure covid test needed for unvaccinated tourists to enter Varanasi?

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is required is currently needed to enter Varanasi. For updated and in depth information on travel restrictons, please take a look at the official websites of the travel authority or government of the country you wish to visit, or go to here.

Is covid test upon arrival mandatory for fully vaccinated travelers to enter Varanasi?

COVID-19 test and self-monitoring may be required on arrival when entering Varanasi from outside the country. For updated and in depth information on travel restrictons, please be sure to check out the official websites of the travel authority or government of the country you hope to visit, or go to here.

What vaccines are accepted in Varanasi?

All vaccination types are currently acknowledged and approved by the national health authority of the country that includes Varanasi.

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