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Somit Paying Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dear Somit, Satish, China and all the family members. During my stay was full of happiness plus crazy+ness. Somit was such a woderful brother. I always feel like home. Satish and China were so funny 😂. I really appreciate the time with the kids. They are so smart and cool kids. It was such an impressive first week of my...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a very nice homelike stay at Somit's Guest House. By going there, you will experience a bit of what it feels like to live in an typical Indian family. The family was very friendly and helpful, and I have been very happy to support the the school project attached to the guest house (a part of the money...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The guest house give me a chance to explore the origin of India. Somit gave me a good orientation about the city, and the tour guide Raj showed me the comprehensive exploration of the city with some explanation. The yoga is quite good coz a good physical and mental exercise at the start of morning. Having known the schooling is...

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State of Bremen, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spend two weeks in Somits Paying Guest House and it was great. I love Somit, his family and staff, they are amazing people, giving everything to make you feel like home. The food China is cooking tastes so good, the house is clean and beautifully decorated and very well situated in the heart of Varanasi's most famous places. The...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is mot an ONG and the yoga teacher was the sister of the owner that just started practicing. The location id mot the best. If you go there bring material yo each kid, not money for the ONG ............

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Thank Mara T
Kathmandu, Nepal
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I spent two weeks volunteering with Somit and I left with gratitude and exhilaration. The love I felt in the presence of Somit, and his family and with the kids was overwhelming. Don't come if you don't want to be a changed person.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Review I left here really questioning the motives of this guest house / yoga / school / cafe? I have yet to have such an awkward experience before in my long history of travelling. As mentioned in a previous review, I have to agree, I really get this impression that the motivation here is money- and not for the right...

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india12345297685, Owner at Somit Paying Guest House, responded to this review

First at all i want to tell you that you wanted luxurious accommodation and that we are not second thing you came in our place by online booking sites so they take huge charges and that is not our responsibility ... and you shocked after reaching here to read in our reception that room is available on donation base ......

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My friend and I heard about this place from another friend and ended up staying here for 3 days. Everyone is absolutely lovely and friendly and all working towards a good cause. Somit runs schools for kids from the slums, and all profit goes towards this. As we didn't book ahead and just showed up, we had to pay on...

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india12345297685, Owner at Somit Paying Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks and warm welcome again in next trip of India you and your"s friends and family .

Boise, Idaho, United States
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Somit and his family and staff at the guest house were so kind and helpful. They helped us arrange a boat tour on the river for a fair price with a very funny and helpful guide. We enjoyed many other activities at the guest house such as henna and yoga. Our room was comfortable with good air conditioning and wifi....

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india12345297685, Owner at Somit Paying Guest House, responded to this review

Your"s words are telling to others and welcome back again here , share about us with your"s friends family and everyone.

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A great hotel just a couple minutes from the Ganges. Wonderful people who go out of their way to give you the best of an awesome city. Your stay and payments go to a great cause in helping children of Varanasi go to school who would otherwise not be able to.

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india12345297685, Owner at Somit Paying Guest House, responded to this review

Your energetic comment always give us power to work in more better way :-) Thanks we need your blessing and energy. Thanks

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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 District > Varanasi
Price Range: ₹ 646 - ₹ 1,034 (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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