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Staff were unbelievably rude - claimed my booking didn't exist until I pointed it out to them in their book. Also, note there is a 10pm curfew. And don't go to the shop just down the road to the right - they sold me "bottled water" that was actually tap water in a resealed bottle. Other than that, the room was OK but very noisy.
Great, clean place to stay right near Assi Ghat. They will set up a transfer for you when you arrive/leave. It's more expensive than just doing it on your own, but on the other hand, the driver knows where to go, which can be a nice guarantee late at night (we arrived at Mughal Sarai, about 20k outside of town, at about 4am). For India, this place is very clean, and has a decent restaurant on the roof. Would recommend.
The good - location, staff and security. The bad - we had ants in the room, spider webs etc. It wasn't clean... and the beds were very hard. Not the best place we stayed in India.
We booked 2 nights and stayed 3. It was a nice and quiet retreat right in the middle of all the chaos that is Varanasi! Staff were lovely and helpful as well. Location is brilliant for Assi Ghat.
We can highly recommend the hotel's location near Assi Ghat. The hotel room (superior double bed) was nice and 100% clean. The only minus was that we had several mosquitoes in our room even though the doors were always closed. They probably entered via the AC and ventilator when they stopped working due to power cuts in the whole area. The staff was very friendly and 100% trustworthy: by mistake we left our camera and money at the breakfast table and they luckily brought it upstairs immediately.
The place is Ok an well located. But the staff is not helpful.