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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kind and helpful staff that makes you feel welcome. Could not recommend the place more. Definitely not my last visit at Somits home. Great city tours and yoga classes by the way. Rooms were great and nice.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't actually stay in the guest house but after a dinner on the roof top restaurant (bowl of compassion) we wished we had booked in here. The owner came and had a friendly chat and treated us as if we were staying at his guest house. He told us about all the projects and programs that he offers, volunteering,...

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London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Somit has started a great project to educate the poor children in the area and it was great to spend time with them on New Year's Day - dancing and eating cake. They are full of energy and keen to learn - a lovely experience. China was a great tour guide, showing us all the old building around the city...

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Kathmandu, Nepal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying with Somit and his lovely family and excellent staff for two weeks was a joyous experience. All my expectations were more than satisfied by the feelings of love and respect I felt being cared for by such amazing people. The room was clean with a comfortable bed. So I do not hesitate to highly recommend Somit Paying Guesthouse of...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Somit's guesthouse was recommended to us by two travellers at varanasi station. We'd just arrived to India from overseas, so you can imagine we were glad to find somewhere comfortable to stay. We had a warm welcome by Somit and China who came all the way to the train station to pick us up. Our stay was wonderful - the...

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Thank celinethethird1
Varanasi, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Somit and his crew are a really welcoming and helpful bunch of people. I'd recommend staying here. They pick you up from the the train station if you wish, cook you dinner and give you a massage. Can't ask for anything more can you?

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Thank tymek2016
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Staff here are incredibly attentive and welcoming. Accommodation is similar to what you can expect in a hostel but the the staff really make staying here a unique experience. I felt like I was staying at a friends place! It was even more special because I was visiting during Diwali and was invited to participate in a puja and the...

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Reviewed 16 December 2016

First of all I need to thank the people from Somit Guest house who treated me very friendly without any hesitation and my special thanks to Somit and chinna(Monu) for their excellent hospitality. I like their motto of their service which means helping the needs with good gesture...Over all I liked my visit there and i would like to visit...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

A great guesthouse with a lovely concept of donation based fees. It felt more like a home than a hostel and the staff were really helpful and always had a smile. Yoga on the roof was great. Stay here!

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Somit's place is a real home away from home. While not luxurious, the basic set up shows the reality people there live in. But it's clean and there's always hot water. At first it seemed a bit noisy at night but once we got used to it, that was no problem any more. Moreover the tours and activities offered are...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In All rooms you will get 24 hour Free WiFi, Electricity in Fan & Light, Some rooms we have Air condition also. Travel Desk, 24 Hours Room service, Friendly atmosphere, Tour Guide on Demand,Fully safety and secure for the guest.Roof top Ganga View with Cafe, same building we have Yoga Education Training Society & Bowl of Compassion...See the all our links of activities and cafe :-) in TripAdvisor too. We can pick up you from the Airport / Train station to our accommodation with safely for these you will have to send us arriving details. You can book online rooms from our site with direct good price. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Somit Paying Guest House

Address: D.32/162, Devnathpura | Bengalitola, Varanasi 221001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: ₹ 682 - ₹ 1,091 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Somit Paying Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Our room had it's own bathroom with hot water and was clean.”
 of 5 bubbles bighairontour, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The top room was lovely and warm in varanasi's winter.”
 of 5 bubbles celinethethird1, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a room with a bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles tymek2016, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“A perfect room with all basic facilities and anyone can love to choose this Guest House for an affordable budget without any hesitation”
 of 5 bubbles , 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“you will meet lovely people”
 of 5 bubbles ginaji5454, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
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