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Aashray is in the heart of city, yet away from crowd. It's in a colony, but the main road linking the entire city is less than 100 meters away. Railway or bus station, temples, Ghats, shopping centers, mall, craft centers, restaurants, boats, hospitals and eatables, are all available within the radius of three kilometers of the house. Your Hosts: The Kapurs, are mixture of traditional and modern values. Mr Kapur, although a chartered accountant by profession is an avid reader of Hindi literature and devotes a lot of his time in keeping alive the beautiful culture of Varanasi. Mrs Kapur, with a graduation in Indian Classical music, is known more for her warmth and the magic she creates with the Indian veggies (you might almost forget your meats and fish for a while)! They have not forgotten their traditional customs and values but at the same time modern customs and values have been accepted whole-heartedly. Thanks to their interest in Yoga, history of India, local culture and traditions, they are able to share a lot and invite you to be a part of their lives for the moments that you are with them!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
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HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Charming
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at Aashray: It was very pretty and clean! Nice generous rooms and modern bathrooms (we stayed at two different rooms) we had excellent dinner and breakfast prepared by Mrs Kapur herself. Great service! We stayed two days longer then planned,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Out of my strong keenness to visit India, I had decided to backpack throughout the country covering multiple cities based on my research. Though I was travelling on a limited budget and was staying mostly in hostels and motels, I decided to take a risk...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start this review by giving you the positives. Mr and Mrs Kapur are extremely hospitable people. Mr Kapur responded quickly to my questions before booking although his responses on the room type lacked clarity and there can be confusion over local taxes levied....More

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Response from Aashray-Homestay, Manager at AashrayResponded 1 week ago

Dear Woodwizzy, Thankyou for the time you took out for writing such a detailed review on our place. Let me start with gratitude for your kind comments on Mrs and Mr Kapur, their food as well as hospitality. Besides this you have mentioned multiple things...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just left Aashray yesterday after spending three nights there. The Kapurs were excellent hosts, generous in sharing their knowledge of Indian culture and of Varanasi. The guest room was comfortable. The breakfasts were outstanding. As much as you wanted of a wide variety of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say? It was an awesome experience. We were warmly welcomed by Mr and Mrs Kapur with bindi, marigolds and fresh glasses of juice. They are lovely people and it was like visiting family from another country, we really felt home. Banaras is...More

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SusanCl
29 November 2018|
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Response from Aashray-Homestay | Property representative |
Three kms.
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Rex O
25 November 2016|
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Yes please
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wimandme
10 August 2016|
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You can write to them on their address or go through airbnb.
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Room Tips
"Get Emerald room if you can!"
quizzinefy
1 week ago
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"A fantastic base for Varanasi, enhanced by delightful hosts"
MickL306
19 Feb 2017
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"Try the rooms with the attached balcony,"
HiamKedar
30 Dec 2016
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"This place is a complete gem. We enjoyed the room on the second floor facing the road. Very spacious and..."
42kendrat
22 Aug 2016
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 52 - US$ 96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaUttar PradeshVaranasi DistrictVaranasi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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