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Scindhia Guest House

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Situated ideally in the crescent on the left bank of The Holy Ganges is The Scindhia Guest House just adjacent to Manikarnika (The burning ghat) offering excellent panoramic view of the river on both the sides.Breathtaking sunrise to the scintillating evening view of the river and the ghats can be enjoyed from all the available balconies in the property. Enchanting ringing of temple bells is simply nostalgic.AC / Non-AC rooms are neatly laid with attached toilets equipped for round the clock hot and cold shower. Super-Deluxe rooms have TV, Refrigerator and intercom too.Internet is available on demand.The Roof top (river view) restaurant offers sumptuous refreshments cooked under strict supervision in very hygienic conditions.Pick-up service on request is available from the railhead as well as the airport (Payable).Medical aid is available on call.As a policy matter, Scindhia Guest House does not allow consumption of Narcotic Drugs / intoxicants of any kind and nature within the property.
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It's basic but it's clean. The biggest reason to book this guest house is the view. If you can afford it, spend a little more money to get a room with a balcony. If you can't, you can still see the river from their dining area.
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At Scindia Guesthouse you are on top of it and you still have peace and distance. From your balcony you look out on the Scindia Ghat and the adjacent Manikarnika Ghat - the most important place for Hindu cremations - and through the door on the Ganges side you are directly in the
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Staying at the Scindhia House you are right in the center of the truly amazing Varanasi. Basic needs are met with a smile. Our rooms were overlooking the Ganges with balconies. Many stairs to the rooms but there are porters to assist. You can arrive either by boat or from the
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the views from the room are great, you are overlooking the burning bodies, so watching that part of the culture was very interesting. The monkeys visiting you was all a part of it too. Shared book to read for my travels was nice as well. this is a basic place, but the location
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The property is not reachable by car. It is close to the burning Ghat. The manager appears to be very helpful but when you ask for something - like can we get a packed breakfast because we leave early- he was not keen to assist. BUT We did get a packed toasted sandwich with hard
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Hi, Any idea how far ahead the Taxi stops from this "Scindhia Guest House". How is the accessibility to this place? Thank you for your kind advice. Regards Kumar - Malaysia.
About 1km walk through the historic narrow lanes ! If you inform hotel, they will send their person to pickup your luggage and guide you.
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i will be travelling by my vehicle to Varanasi...is their any parking facility at Scindhia ?? And please let me know the room no with balcony facing to Ganges.
Dear Pranab. There are no parkingfacilities. And you can not drive all the way because the roads are too narrow. My suggestion is not to take your vehicle, take the train! The rooms with balcony all faces the Ganges.
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Hi Rachel, I thought the super deluxe room was a rip off and that is my beef. I booked & paid online over $123 Aus per night for accommodation which was worth $25 at most and the manager was not very nice. How could you walk along the Ganges as the river was so high in August and all the ghats were under water? No boat rides were available because of the fast flow of the water in August so when were you there as your review is in July 2014?
"balconies overlooking the Ganges"
"Room with balcony"
"Ask for a room with a balcony."
"Upper floors have best views. But beware....steep steps and no elevator!"
"Room 116 (2nd floor) has the best view of the ghats but the first floor requires less walking"
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 19 - US$ 58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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scindhia guest house hotel varanasi
LOCATION
IndiaUttar PradeshVaranasi DistrictVaranasi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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