Hotel Dolphin International

Hotel Dolphin International

Plot No. B 20, 48, Bhelupur Rd Near Jain Mandir, Varanasi 221001 India
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Welcome to the New Version of Hotel Dolphin International. We came back again with all new upgraded amenities. We have our Inbuilt Restaurant in the name of UDUPI SAGAR - A PURE VEG RESTAURANT SPECIALITY FOR SOUTH INDIAN and JAIN FOODS. Other than this Hotel is upgraded with Smart Door lock, In Room safe, Mini Fridge, Weather Conditioned VRV Split AC, 24hrs Hot and Cold Shower, Attractive Reception along with Pleasant ambience. Hotel is Near to all major attractions like 1km to Main Kasi Vishwanath Temple, 1.5km to World Famous Banaras Hindu University, 0.5km to South People living zone like Kedar Ghat, Hanuman Ghat and 0.5km to Bharathiyar Home, Kasi Kanchi Mutt and one of the cremation ghat of Harishchandra ghat. Hotel is located in the center of the city where you can get local transport round the clock. 1km to Durga Mandir, Sankat Mochan Temple and famous Dasashahwamedh ghat and Assi ghats. 1km to Choli Amman Temple. Chats and shopping centers are near to us like walkable distance
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Boating
Children's television networks
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Car park
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary welcome drink
Kid-friendly buffet
Car hire
Taxi service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Neck massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Desk
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Housekeeping
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Room types
City view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
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2.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
City View
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Hindi, Tamil
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Location

Plot No. B 20, 48, Bhelupur Rd Near Jain Mandir, Varanasi 221001 India
Getting there
Somewhat walkable
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No_one_name wrote a review Dec 2023
Copenhagen, Denmark33 contributions6 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The hotel is newly built and furnished very well. Our stay was very comfortable. The rooms were spacious and very well lit, beds comfortable, bed linen clean and the toilets are also clean and nice. The staff were very prompt and polite. They made our stay that much better. They made great recommendations for places to eat for experiencing authentic local food too. They also have an in-house restaurant called Udupi which was very very good. Loved their dosa and their veggie sizzler platter and paneer pakoras stood out. We also booked airport pick-up and drop-off through the hotel and it was a very smooth process and they were super prompt. Our cab arrived on time, and were clean and comfortable. All in all would recommend this hotel for a comfy pleasant stay in Banares.
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Date of stay: December 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Hotel Dolphin International, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Dolphin International
Responded 15 Dec 2023
Dear Happy Guest, Greetings from Hotel Dolphin International ! Thanks for taking time to reviewed our property. Our Property is fully renovated and our Rooms are finely furnished and upgraded with Split AC , In Room Safe, Mini Fridge, Smart Door Lock, Smart TV with HOTSTAR Subscription. We are so glad to receive your positive review after reopening. We are highly encouraged with your valuable feedback about our staff and service. Me and my team is always take care for guest satisfaction and services. We truly believe that our people are our greatest strength, and your affirmation of their commitment and service excellence has been very motivating. We look forward to welcome you again. Thank you for your visit and your feedback. Regards, Lakshmi Arumugam l 7388890013 Dolphin Hotels Varanasi.
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MSR wrote a review Jan 2020
San Ramon, California2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed in Dolphin International (Under new management) for 5 days in the 3 week of December 2019 and had an awesome experience. Here are the Plus Points...
1. Located very close to all the important temples and ghats and within walking distance if you prefer. Alternatively, e-Autos can take you around the city for a small fee
2. Rooms are compact but very comfortable and reasonably priced for a busy tourist place
3. Free breakfast is simple but very delicious, tasty and an excellent way to start the day
4. Room service available and reasonably priced and delivered in a timely way.
5. We had excellent wifi in the room (1st floor) without any interruptions.
6. Management and Staff are the best that I have seen in a few years of traveling around in India.
7. Rajan is very knowledgeable and offered us many local recommendations that were super useful.
8. He was around and available with a smiling face, practically any time of the day or night that I walked up to the front desk with a question. @Rajan, do you every sleep or get rest during the day? :-)
9. Without exaggeration, he solved all our needs instantly or very quickly and this will be the main reason for me to stay with them during our next trip.
10. Our family was extremely happy and satisfied with our stay here and we certainly will choose Rajan's family in future :-)

To summarize, @Rajan Thank you for the wonderful service and wish you all the very best for years to come.
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Date of stay: December 2019
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from dolphinhotelvaranasi, General Manager at Hotel Dolphin International
Responded 18 Jan 2020
Dear Guest; Me and my team is highly motivated with your positive words of appreciations. Thank you very much for all your feed back which is surely going to help world travelllers. On behalf of MY ENTIRE DOLPHIN FAMILY, I AM EXPRESSING MY SINCERE GRATITUDE FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART. Looking forward to welcome you again. Regards Anugraha Singh General Manager
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Neeraj wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Easy access to ghats and temple
Rooms are good and big in size
We came for three days conference to varanasi and stayed in hotel.
Conference was good and they serve good meals.
It is good space for banquet.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from dolphinhotelvaranasi, General Manager at Hotel Dolphin International
Responded 10 Jan 2020
Dear Guest; Thank you for your precious time to evaluate our hotel on your actual experience basis. IT is really going to be very helpful for other tourist also. Thanking you once again for your positive words of appreciation. Looking forward to welcome you again. Regards Anugraha Singh General Manager
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Ghritartha wrote a review Apr 2022
Guwahati, India1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
It is affordable, hygienic and most importantly they will help you explore Varanasi. The tour guide “Malhotra ji” is one of the finest in this business. Someone will always be there at Reception desk to help you out. In short We had great experience.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Hotel Dolphin International, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Dolphin International
Responded 29 Apr 2022
Dear Guest, Greetings from Hotel Dolphin International ! We want to thank you for willingly spending your time to write us a review. The team here at Hotel Dolphin International is completely devoted to our work and guest service is one of the foundation pillars on which this company has been built. We all love what we do. So your feedback gives us all tremendous happiness. We look forward to welcome you again. Thank you for your visit and your feedback. Regards, Lakshmi Hotel Dolphin International Mobile : +917388890013
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Janardan wrote a review Jun 2022
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Awesome service by management and staff. We stayed at hdi, hotel dolphin international belupura for 11 nights in total. First, a concession was given to us in the room rate. My mom could not walk much. Everyday, daily, the staff supported her with wheel chair assistance without any hesitation or frustration. The management led by Mr. Sandeep singh and Lakshmi allowed us additional customizations in terms of time to checkout , food etc., which helped us a lot. Now, if i have to take any elderly person to varanasi, i will stay only at hdi. The hotel is very near to the ghats and temples. We needed washrooms to have facilities like WC, jet spray, hand shower, head shower, hot water and cleanliness. Since hdi is atleast a 3 star hotel, they provided us with everything. I wouldnt stay at any other place especially if i go with family and elderly ppl. Thank u, hdi, for making it a wonderful spiritual tour for me and my mom especially.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Hotel Dolphin International, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Dolphin International
Responded 3 Jul 2022
Dear Happy Guest, Greetings from Hotel Dolphin International ! Thanks for taking time to reviewed our property. We are highly encouraged with your valuable feedback about our staff and service. Me and my team is always take care for guest satisfaction and services. We truly believe that our people are our greatest strength, and your affirmation of their commitment and service excellence has been very motivating. We look forward to welcome you again. Thank you for your visit and your feedback. Regards, Lakshmi 7388890013
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R. Sharma wrote a review Jul 2021
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
My experience in HOTEL DOLPHIN INTERNATIONAL was worst you can say. Rooms were okish, room service were not appropriate. They don't know how to talk to their guests. They have been charging amont very differently with huge difference. Fooding was worst over there. They are Charging high amount but when it comes to service they are giving nothing in return. Very much disappointed. I'll suggest people not to visit there. That's not value for Money.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Hotel Dolphin International, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Dolphin International
Responded 22 Jul 2021
Dear Mr. Rushab Sharma, Greetings from Hotel Dolphin international ! We thank you taking time to give us your feedback on this public platform. You must be a learned person and worldly wise. At Hotel Dolphin, we are very simple people. We work very hard and keep the guests happy to the best of our abilities, though some have called our staffs, the best staffs in the world. Herewith, we regret to inform you that, you have not taken any rooms or not even inquiry with us. I hereby request you to please do not give false review or rating. it's really pathetic because you trying to violet our excellent service & hospitality records, will you please share any evidence or documents that you have taken service from us. We Hotel Dolphin, always first priority is to provide excellent hospitality and great service to his clients. Once again, thank you very much for your gracious and intelligent feedback. Please share your stayed invoice to below mentioned email or by whatsapp. Regards, Lakshmi Reservations Hotel Dolphin International Mob : +91 7388890013 Email : info@hoteldolphininternational.com
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gurudathbaliga wrote a review Apr 2023
Mumbai, India305 contributions27 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed in this hotel for a couple of days during our recent visit to Varanasi. Though we would have liked to have better facilities considering the amount we paid in the end we felt we had a decent stay with helpful staff guiding us about going around the city..

First let me list out the positives

Vey good hot water system. This is the best I have so far seen in India comparable or even better than the hotels in western countries.

The hotel management also offers a taxi service. It i reasonably priced.

Hotel staff will arrange for guides who can help you around the city. We had a very good experience with the guide provided by them.

There is a vegetarian eatery attached to the hotel. Food is decent .

Rooms are clean though some parts may not be very clean. They said we styayed in the older rooms. Updated rooms are supposed to be good.

Now the negatives

There is practically no view. All windows are sealed.

The property claims to be a 3 star one. But the appearance is of a lower category.

No centralised AC. Window AC provided was working well though.

Toilets definitely need some change though they are manageable, No separation of dry and wet areas.

Other than soap and towells nothing is provided,

Overall considring its location and helpful staff can be considered for a brief stay.
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Date of stay: March 2023
3.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
3.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Room Tip: Try to get into an updated room. Supposed to be better.
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Response from Hotel Dolphin International, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Dolphin International
Responded 25 Apr 2023
Dear Happy Guest, Greetings from Hotel Dolphin International ! Thanks for taking time to reviewed our property. We are highly encouraged with your valuable feedback about our staff and service. Me and my team is always take care for guest satisfaction and services. We truly believe that our people are our greatest strength, and your affirmation of their commitment and service excellence has been very motivating. Regarding the negative section, we are working on that, we will rectify the same in near future. We look forward to welcome you again. Thank you for your visit and your feedback. Regards, Lakshmi 07388890013 / 7388890094
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Chandrakant Devasthali wrote a review Jan 2022
Mumbai, India2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Visit to Varanasi & Gaya - The overall experience was very good. We enjoyed our tour very much. The hotel staff was supportive, we could get abundant hot water for bath when the temperature was very cold during our visit. The car and car driver was good and his driving was also safe. We enjoyed our stay in Varanasi as well as Gaya
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Hotel Dolphin International, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Dolphin International
Responded 6 Jan 2022
Dear Happy Guest, Greetings from Hotel Dolphin International ! Thanks for taking time to reviewed our property. We are highly encouraged with your valuable feedback about our staff and service. Me and my team is always take care for guest satisfaction and services. We truly believe that our people are our greatest strength, and your affirmation of their commitment and service excellence has been very motivating. We look forward to welcome you again. Thank you for your visit and your feedback. Regards, Lakshmi 07388890013 / 07408000083
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Balaji R wrote a review Sept 2022
Chennai (Madras), India2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dear Ms. Lakshmi,
I came with my group only for food in Hotel Dolhin International, Varanasi. We got the South Indian rice,sambar and rasam as well as North Indian foods. The food was excellent in the Dolphin International Hotel. Thank you so much for all the arrangements. One small note to Dolphin Hotel: kindly provide a hand wash in a common place instead of going and washing in the toilet.
Thanks & Regards
Balaji Rao
Corporate Hospitality | Chennai
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Date of stay: September 2022
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from Hotel Dolphin International, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Dolphin International
Responded 28 Sept 2022
Dear Happy Guest, Greetings from Hotel Dolphin International ! Thanks for taking time to reviewed our property in TripAdvisor. We are happy to note that you have likes our service, food and our Hospitality . Our entire team has committed to full fill every need of our guests and strive to exceed the expectations. Your appreciation to our team is personally conveyed to all our team members. Your suggestions will be forwarded to our management for our future implement and we are happy to inform you that our UPCOMING RESTAURANT is in process, hopefully we will open it on or before DIWALI and that is exclusively for SOUTH INDIAN. Looking forward to welcome you again in our premises. **Always happy to assist** Thanks and Regards, Lakshmi Reservations Manager Hotel Dolphin International Mob : +91 7388890013 Email : info@hoteldolphininternational.com
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Passport364134 wrote a review Jan 2020
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
We have visited this hotel few days back and they have good ambience and clean environment. Rooms are spacious and comfortable for 3 ppl with additional cot.
Bathroom are so clean and neat felt so much hygienic.

Food is awesome and tasty you get both south Indian and north Indian dishes.

Beverages and Milk products are bit costly compared other places.

Staff service is also very good and Most of the foreigners prefer this hotel for their clean environment.

Overall it's a good place to stay for people who plan to visit varanasi
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from dolphinhotelvaranasi, General Manager at Hotel Dolphin International
Responded 30 Jan 2020
Dear Guest; Thank you for feedback. Looking forward to welcome you again. Regards Anugraha Singh General Manager
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Connector65043848621 wrote a tip Apr 2024
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Good worth for money "
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Nomad14872496982 wrote a tip Apr 2024
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Easy to locate and helpful staff over all... "
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OnAir54680393522 wrote a tip Mar 2024
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Good staff Delicious food Near to dashswamedh ghat "
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Adrian Buchner wrote a tip Jan 2024
Lodz, Poland2 contributions3 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Hotel has only Non-Veg restaurant."
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Navigate52392417676 wrote a tip Jan 2024
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Nothing just come and enjoy"
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PRICE RANGE
₹3,660 - ₹4,991 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Hotel Rudra International
LOCATION
IndiaUttar PradeshVaranasi DistrictVaranasi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
32
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Dolphin International
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Dolphin International?
Nearby attractions include Baba Black Sheep (0.1 km), Balaji Travels (0.3 km), and Veave's Studio (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Dolphin International?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Dolphin International?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Dolphin International?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a free welcome drink during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Dolphin International?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Dolphin International?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kerala Cafe, Captain Nova, and Udupi Sagar.
Does Hotel Dolphin International have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel Dolphin International offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Dolphin International?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel Dolphin International offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Dolphin International?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Hindi, and Tamil.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Dolphin International?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Batuk Bhairav Mandir (0.8 km), Chet Singh Ghat (0.9 km), and Ramnagar Fort (4.2 km).
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