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After a tumultuous week-long stay aboard a Kashmiri houseboat, this hostel was a great place to land. Quiet (no audible horns from the street), clean, and the staff doesn't try to sell you stuff at every opportunity. Pleasant stay and cool people to commiserate about India's delights and trials with.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
We chose this place because of the good price and we only planned to stay 2 nights, but we ended up staying a whole week because of the very nice and friendly atmosphere and homey feeling! The staff was the nicest we have met in our whole trip in India! The hostel is placed a little outside of Varanasi city centre, but we found it to be an advantage to get out of the crowded centre and relax in the cold and clean dorm, the colorful living room and the nice garden.
- Novice Nomad
- All Female Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
I don't normally review hostels but I can't not give this hostel a great review. As soon as I arrived I asked where I could get some food and the owner drove me in his car to show me where. I'm at the end of a 5 month trip around Asia and this hostel is one of my favorites. Very sociable, clean and the staff are perfect. I was unfortunate to get food poisoning whilst I was in Varanasi and the staff looked after me better than I could have hoped for. Very highly recommended.
Incredibly friendly staff and a decent place to meet other backpackers. Very clean and comfy space. Food is a bit expensive and it is slightly out of the way, but other than that it was a perfect place to stay. We were there for 5 nights.
Best hostel I stayed at in India. Good atmosphere, just like a home. Very comfortable and a proper high pressure hot shower! Wow! Bit out of main area but not necessarily a bad thing in Varanasi. Really good breakfast and iced tea too!
This has to be one of the very best hostels I've ever stayed in. Ashish and his family are warm and welcoming, and it really is a home from home- a real gem! Nicely furnished clean rooms, hot water, cosy lounge, and fantastic homely atmosphere, plus the food served is delicious too. A short walk/tuktuk drive into the main tourist centre, but not a problem. Really can't fault this place- a great option for long-terming if you're looking for that, too. I'd come back here most definitely.