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“Very dirty restaurant-don't let white colour deceive you” 2 of 5 bubbles
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Hotel Ganesha Inn
Ranked #18 of 50 Hotels in Rishikesh
Hyderabad, India
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Very dirty restaurant-don't let white colour deceive you”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2012

Well-we were indeed deceived by a very clean looking reception area. The restaurant looks nice, clean and cosy but only till you settle down, order food and seal your exit. We were the only people for lunch. First, the cloth napkins - nicely folded but used and unwashed (yuck!). The manager claimed that some previous guest must have been mischievous. Next, the copper tumblers – looked great but some debris (food from the same mischievous person’s plate?) floated up when we poured (bottled) water. Food was good but you also get bad service and unjustifiably exorbitant price. AVOID!!! There are several better restaurants and hotels on the same street.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with friends
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Aalochak
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bobby_1682, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Ganesha Inn, responded to this review, 30 May 2012
Dear Guest ,We thanks for your feedback, We acknowledge the same as it will be surely helpful to improve our service level.But would like to add & clear that you visited us over lunch time & it was informed to you by our restaurant manager politely about over timing & we had fully packed restaurant with our in house guests before your arrival but even after we managed to serve you over 3 PM.But we still apologizing for the inconvenience caused to you.
Please write you feedback & comments to help us to serve you better at reservation.ganeshainn@gmail.com
Best Regards,
Hotel -Operation & Reservation Team
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Paris, France
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2012

It's a really nice, clean hotel, in a good location. The prices are really reasonable too.

We were coming from another hotel, where we had a pretty bad experience, so we would be happy with anything we would find, but this exceeded our expectations. The first time we went there (we enjoyed it so much that the next time we went we chose the same place), we stayed in a room with incredible views on the river. It's a little bit more expensive, but it's worth it. The next time, we stayed in a cheaper room, and we still had a really good time. The staff is really nice and helpful. They will help with everything they can. We had a problem with mosquitoes (but that was our own fault, the views were so pretty that we decided to open our windows all day long), and they gave us a mosquito killer, and when they saw that the dead mosquitoes were landing on the bed, they quickly changed our sheets, which by the way are CLEAN! The food is also really good, and the manager is really helpful. He organised our trip to Haridwar and another one to Delhi, and he didn't even accept a tip!

Enjoy your trip!

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank yellow-van21
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bobby_1682, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Ganesha Inn, responded to this review, 21 May 2012
Dear guest, Greetings..!! We are delighted to read your honest feedback about your stay with us.Thank you so much for having taken time to post your feedback on tripadvisor & your recommandation for our Hotel.Hope to welcome you back soon.Please do write us for any query at reservation.ganeshainn@gmail.com
Warm Regards, from Hotel Management Team.
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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2012

A lovely, clean place with wonderful views. Very reasonable and absolutely charming, helpful staff. The manager, Manish, is not just professional and courteous but goes out of his way to help you. Whether it was helping us to find a beautiful small beach on the Ganges or couriering us a jacket that we left behind at the hotel.

5 minutes walk to lakshman Jhoola and the great cafes and restaurants there. Definitely recommend this place.

Room Tip: Try and get rooms 204 or 401. Amazing views.
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Ranjan223
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bobby_1682, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Ganesha Inn, responded to this review, 6 May 2012
Dear Guest,

It is really nice to hear from you that you had a wonderful trip and experience with us.We expect a genuine review from all of our travellers who have been harboured by us and help & keep us updated about work & service level.Expecting your next visit soon to get an another chance to serve you better.

Thanks & Warm Regards,
Hotel Operation Team-Ganesha Inn
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Nummela
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2012

I spent three weeks in Ganesha Inn and really enjoyed my stay. The hotel is situated in Tapovan on a hill and the views down to the Ganga river and Ram Jhula bridge are excellent no matter day or night. Rooms in upper floors and with Ganga view are peaceful, quite big and beautifully decorated. The staff is really nice and ready to help in all questions or problems. Free WLAN is available in the rooms and there are PC´s in the reception.

Room Tip: Rooms in second and third floors with Ganga view are really nice.
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank AnnafromFinland
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Seattle
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2012

I wanted to book a rishikesh trip for my parents and my brother and was looking for a hotel where they would be taken care of well. I used trip advisor to find the list of hotels and then selected a few of them to initiate conversations with them.

From the beginning of my dialogue with the hotel staff, I found the staff in this hotel to be prompt and very precise in answering the questions. I booked a package with two rooms, water rafting trip and a pickup and drop to delhi airport. The person Manish was very curteous and gave me the car licence (an Innova) and the driver's cell number. He made sure that the driver was there to pick up my family at the airport. Because, the flight was delayed - they reached the hotel only at 10:30 PM in the night. The staff took care of them by opening the kitchen and preparing meals for them. My parents were geniunely pleased with the service.

The staff was always there to help my parents with their needs. They accomodated their needs even though the standard breakfast did not have the kinds of food that they prefer. Whenever my parents needed transportation, the staff in the hotel got the transportation immediately.

The rooms were very clean and well maintained. Since, I did not visit the place - I cannot elaborate more. But, my parents have high standards and I am sure the hotel would have met it for my parents to be pleased. The rooms faced the Ganges and they were very pleased with the view. They mentioned that there are quite a few agressive monkeys outside and they were extra cautious while eating food outside.

All in all, the great professional handling by the staff really made their trip memorable. It was great that they complimentedly me for my choice.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank RajuIyer
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Additional Information about Hotel Ganesha Inn

Property: Hotel Ganesha Inn
Address: Laxman Jhula Road | Tapovan, Rishikesh 249192, India
Region: India > Uttarakhand > Rishikesh
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 50 Hotels in Rishikesh
Price range (per night): ₹ 2,353 - ₹ 5,163
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ganesha Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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