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Scindhia Guest House

Scindhia Guest House Next To Manikarnika Ghat, Varanasi 221001 India
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#32 of 286 B&Bs / Inns in Varanasi
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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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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24-hour front desk
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Breakfast available
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Non-smoking hotel
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Languages Spoken
English, Hindi
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FriskyFrisco wrote a review Jan 2018
New Britain532 contributions156 helpful votes
Varanasi may be a little overwhelming for most Westerners, but Scindhia Guesthouse was a great retreat away from all the chaos. It's not a fancy hotel or anything remotely close, but the views of the Ganges are breathtaking and that makes it all worthwhile. From the moment we checked in the owner was helpful and compassionate. Our flight was delayed by about four hours, yet still he waited for us and wasn't upset with what we couldn't avoid. The room itself was a little barbaric, but I think that's what added to the charm of the place. The beds were basic and simple. The bathroom was more or less a room with a toilet and a water spout to shower. It kind-of looked like a custodial closet if you asked me. The hot water was not that great. Lukewarm at best. But hey, at least it was
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Date of stay: September 2017
Theresa R wrote a review Dec 2017
Tweespruit, South Africa38 contributions9 helpful votes
Nice room with A/C and balcony. Spacious bathroom and hot water whenever needed throughout the day and night. Friendly and helpful owner and manager. Good food. Rice pudding to die for!!! We really had a good time at Scindhia Guest house.
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Date of stay: November 2017
Israel V wrote a review Nov 2017
1 contribution2 helpful votes
We had a room facing the Ganges, the room was small but it was comfortable. The cleaning was great, the food in the terras was fantastic. But for me the best of the hotel was the owner, Kurs. He was so friendly and helpful, so professional and service mind. I totally recommend this hotel. Not at all fansi but very authentic and clean.
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Date of stay: November 2017
Vishwesh_Katakkar wrote a review Oct 2017
Pune, India51 contributions25 helpful votes
Scindhia Guest House is located directly on the banks of the Ganga river in the heart of Varanasi between the Scindhia ghat and the Manikarnika ghat. Be aware that the Manikarnika ghat is the 'burning ghat' with funeral pyres burning 24 hours! However this does not affect the pleasure of staying at the Scindhia guest house. The place itself is decades old and is well looked after by the whole and soul Kush. Be rest assured that Kush will make his best efforts to make your stay comfortable as well as give excellent tips on planning your itenerary in Varanasi. The upper rooms have the best view of the Ganga river from the room balcony itself. Getting to the hotel from the main road is tedious as the approach to the guest house does not facilitate the use of vehicles. But call the
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Date of stay: September 2017
Elliot W wrote a review Sep 2017
Chiang Mai, Thailand8 contributions2 helpful votes
The rooms are simple but pleasant, the view is absolutely incredible, and the food is really good as well (try the onion Pakora). The only issues were not ideal wifi but nothing to really complain about. The manager will help you with whatever you need and is a really honest and kind man. This place is wonderful.
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Date of stay: September 2017
US$21 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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