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64 Kanchan Villa Lukergunj, Allahabad 211001 India
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#1 of 40 B&Bs / Inns in Allahabad
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The property is an 85 year old bungalow, beautifully restored with all modern amenities. Certified as a gold category Bed and Breakfast establishment by the tourism department, it has 6 distinctly furnished bedrooms, one family room and one suite. All rooms are fully air conditioned with modern attached bathrooms and running cold and hot water. This B & B is personally managed by the owners who live on the property and ensure that every need of the guests are meticulously looked after. It has a lounge with a fireplace and a well stocked library. The facilities include 24 hr silent power back up, in house laundry service, car parking, pick up and drop service and free wifi. Centrally located it is just 2 km from the railway station and 25 minutes from the airport.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Secured parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Kids' meals
Wine / champagne
Car hire
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Charming
Languages Spoken
English, Hindi
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Eduard D wrote a review Feb 2020
12 contributions12 helpful votes
a wonderful experience in Allahabad. we stay few days and everything was excellent - rooms, hosts, day trips.we had a warm welcome and we do not forget our dinners with excellent food and nice conversations.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Chayan R wrote a review Dec 2019
Varanasi, India32 contributions7 helpful votes
I planned for a day in Allahabad on my otherwise Varanasi centric trip and glad I choose Kanchan Villa for the single day. Traveling with family, this place is awesome. The host made us welcome and arranged for our city tour (via Toto) or the next day drop to Varanasi. We took the family suite (1st floor) - the rooms are big and airy with good amenities. The owners live on the same premises and are always eager to help you out. The staff is also helpful and courteous and declined the tip I offered for their help. Definitely one of the better places to stay in Allahabad and in my list, if I visit the city in the future.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from PurnimaL11, Owner at Kanchan Villa
Responded 31 Dec 2019
Thank you so much for taking the time to review Kanchan villa. It was a pleasure to have had you stay with us. Wishing you and the family the very best for the new year. Best regards, Purnima
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Mayank wrote a review Nov 2019
9 contributions1 helpful vote
The place is run by owners who reside in the bungalow. It does provide a homey feel as it’s actually a home. So if you are looking for a local touch it’s fabulous. But if you are looking for luxury holiday you may be disappointed. The villa is in a congested area not well connected from the main road, parking can be an issue. The place is overpriced for the facilities offered. It would be good for a price range of 2 to 3 K , not 8 K for an overnight stay. We had to pay in cash , cards were not acceptable. The timings are also too restrictive. So if you want to visit a home with a granny go for it.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Response from PurnimaL11, Owner at Kanchan Villa
Responded 26 Nov 2019
Dear Captain Mayank, thanks for your review. You did your booking through a travel agency so we have no control on what you paid. Your comment on the tariff is also misleading as you have failed to mention that you booked the family suite which consists of TWO bedrooms to accommodate both of you and the two children. We have more than enough parking for our guests and your car was parked inside our premises throughout your stay here so really surprised with your remark on that. We are clearly categorised as a homestay on our website and on all booking portals, where it is also clearly mentioned that as a homestay, we do not have a credir card machine but readily accept payment through any online transfer portal or in cash. Referring to my wife as a granny is an ungentlemanly remark and not expected from someone from the forces. I hope you will recall the " granny" was looking after your children so your wife and you could have your breakfast in peace. That's the difference between a homestay and a luxury hotel. Regards, Mr and Mrs Lamech
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Gieg wrote a review Oct 2019
Cascais, Portugal197 contributions121 helpful votes
After 5 months traveling through India we kan honestly say that Kanchan Villa rates as our favorite homestay. The rooms are cosy and comfortable. Ivan and Pixie made us feel at home like old friends. They arranged for tuktuk driver to show us around Allahabad. Their lovely Villa is walking distance from the Tombs but especially in the heat it is convenient to be shown around. The room had many outlets for charging electronics, Wifi worked slow but steady. Breakfast was a delicious combination of Indian and Continental; homemade jams, cheese, fried egg and toast and some freshly made Indian dish. Dinner too was to die for. We learned much about the Indian culture too. We stayed two nights and decided to spend one night at their other amazing and serene place “Loni Kot Village Retreat” about 63 km from Allahabad. We highly recommend Kanchan Villa.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Chennaiholidayer wrote a review Oct 2019
Chennai (Madras), India38 contributions13 helpful votes
We stayed for one night in October 2019. Rooms were very comfortable, spacious and well decorated. Hotel is a heritage home and is very well maintained. Staff was courteous and attentive. Food was also freshly prepared, with homemade conserves etc provided for breakfast. Location was slightly far from Allahabad main city.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$60 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaUttar PradeshAllahabad DistrictAllahabad
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kanchan Villa
Which popular attractions are close to Kanchan Villa?
Nearby attractions include Triveni Sangam Allahabad (5.6 km), Hanuman Mandir (5.3 km), and Anand Bhavan (5.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kanchan Villa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Kanchan Villa?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Kanchan Villa?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kanchan Villa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Elchico, Dewsis, and Sagar Ratna Restaurant.
Does Kanchan Villa have airport transportation?
Yes, Kanchan Villa offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kanchan Villa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kanchan Villa?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Hindi.
Are there any historical sites close to Kanchan Villa?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Anand Bhavan (5.5 km), Khusro Bagh (6.0 km), and Allahabad Fort (3.5 km).
Is Kanchan Villa accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.