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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

They try to maintain the facilities, but what do you think? They can't be be as good as Clark's. Medium budget - must visit. TVs are the old bulky ones, but they have it. Free WiFi stops working mostly. But they have very clean toilets. They are obviously packed from all sides, that means you are safe from the outside...

1Thank rkusku99
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Hotel Ganesha is located close to Assi Ghat. Being away from the hustle and bustle , it soothes the nerves after all the tremendous noise of Varanasi main streets. Being located in a narrow lane, the honking is much less. Room though small was clean with clean linen. Bathroom was quite clean. Hotwater supply has been augmented with additional geysers...

2Thank Murlidhar S
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This hotel is close to the Assi Ghat. Liked the nightly Gange River ceremonies. I would like to express my gratitude to the hotel for Ajay Pandey"s guide through the streets of Varanasi. He really knows the history of this city.. He took me to many temples, the muslim quarters, a walk through the narrow streets and many more. As...

3Thank Sagittaire13
Billingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We were only in Varanasi for one night, but the hotel staff themselves made sure it was two day's worth of fun and amazing experiences. The hotel itself is clean and calm, away from the busy Indian streets but a stone's throw away from the spiritual Assi Ghat. The highlight of this place, however, is Ajay; the in-house tour guide....

4Thank Scott R
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Firstly the couple of down things. Noisy air conditioning unit in my room. It meant turning it on and off during the night, which resulted in a disturbed night's sleep. It could do with a good servicing. I stayed 7 night's and there was only one service clean of the room the entire time. A bit more regularly would be...

4Thank glenn1gc
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had a wonderful stay, very friendly staff, clean and resonably priced, great food and the best chai in India. Hotel is very close to the action but just set back so you get a very quiet and peaceful rest. We will be back, thanks for all your help.

5Thank Harry C
Castelldefels, Spain
Reviewed 4 September 2016

im surprising when i arrive at this hotel and they send me that they have a guide, whithout pay any money. And is certily. More organizing and I belive tranquil. Im stey traveling along, and here im feling very well for visit Varanasi.thank you for oll. Marina

3Thank centr0hara
Udaipur, India
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Room was ok, quite clean and as expected. All the facilities were as advertised. The walking tour is a great idea, and the guide Ajay was really nice. He took us on the boat tours (1000 rupees for a private sunrise and sunset tour). That was fantastic and a great viewing point away from the madness. He also took us...

1Thank joeandjackieinindia
ManagerGanesha, General Manager at Hotel Ganesha, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Many many thanks for writing a review for us. and about the issue you faced : we are very very sorry for the problems you faced because of the newly appointed staff's behavior. we have strict action against him and fired him from the job. and about the food , we have policy of if instant replace or...

Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

In March 2016, my friend and I were in Varanasi. Ajay was our guide. We loved his good manners, obsession and humility. He perfectly knows the city, we visited many interesting , beautiful places. Ancient temples with a very strong energy. Ajay helped to find us everything we asked for. We were very pleased. I can recommend Ajay as a...

6Thank Irina29101969
ManagerGanesha, General Manager at Hotel Ganesha, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We are very grateful that you liked our Hotel and it's services so Much. Waiting to serve you soon again. :) Thanks

Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Hotel Ganesha for 5 nights during the annual Dhrupad Mela (classical music festival). The location is convenient (5 min. to 10 min. walk to Tulsi and Assi ghats). It's also reasonably quiet since it's not right on a main road. The rooms are basic but clean and the showers have hot water 24 hrs. We stayed in...

4Thank Vajra Y
ManagerGanesha, General Manager at Hotel Ganesha, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We are very Happy to see your wonderful review. And as we are A budget Hotel , we try to Give as many as facilities in rooms As our Budget Allows to Give. Hope to see u soon Again.... Thanks

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Ganesha is situated at a strategic location in Varanasi. Its convenient location, only 1 kilometers from the city center, makes Hotel Ganesha a perfect base to explore the holy city of Varanasi. Besides, the budget hotel offers modern amenities and services. 200 Meters From The Famous Assi Ghat, 500 Meters From The Banaras Hindu University (B.H.U), 1KM From The Dashaswamedh Ghat (Main Ghat), 5Km From The Varanasi Railway Station & 20Km From Airport. This Is a Very New Build Hotel with The Main Aim Of giving our guests cleaner & peaceful environment. With center of all important tourist location and The Beautiful "Assi ghat". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ganesha

Address: Assi B1/48 | Opp-Abhay Cinema, Varanasi 221005, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: ₹ 682 - ₹ 1,910 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Ganesha 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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