Shiva Guest House Varanasi Reviews
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The guesthouse was a little hard to find but once we worked it out all was good. Everything was as we expected having been in India for a while. Nice and close to what we wanted to see.
- Very pleasure, I liked a lot. Congratulations.
Good location, close to Ghats. Restaurant on the roof was very cheap and the food was really nice. Enjoyed our stay.
Nice guesthouse with a nice roof top to sit out on and restaurant with yummy thali! As with all guesthouses in the old town it is hard to find at first so try to book transport with them (late trains never help with this though!!) otherwise good location for the main ghats. The four bed dorm was small but adequate and clean
close to the ghats, rooftop restaurant, lots of backpackers also stay here. might be difficult to find late at night
We booked a room with a private onsuite. We arrive in the morning and the owner had given our room away. After rearranging the rooms he gave us a private room with shared facilities (only a squat toilet) as this was the only room they had left. When checking out the owner had charged us for the private ensuite. I complained and argued but according to the owner it was my fault that we were being overcharged as we didn't make it clear when we arrived we wanted a private ensuite. WHATEVER!!
Good Place and nice people. Cheap dorm too. The food from restaurant was utterly amazing and very well priced!
Good location with a cool roof terrace - views of the Ganges and city. Friendly staff and a decent restaurant too...
Nice family running hotel. Location is perfect - on the riverside, very close to all main ghats. Very clean. Staff is very kindly and helpful. Good kitchen on the rooftop - I recommend to take breakfast and dinner here, becase it is difficult to find a good place to eat in the city. Rooms and bathrooms are narrow. Facilities are average - sometimes there was no hot water (during blackout), no towels, no soap, no toilet paper - bring your own.
Great location, few minutes walking to the river and main ghat. Friendly and helpful staff. Be careful with the autorickshaw drivers, they will probably take you to another guesthouse with similar name, where they will get a comission.
Shiva guest house gave my room to previous guests who need to extended their stay in Varanasi and offered us to used the staff living room for sleeping!! That was an unacceptable thing indeed!! When I insisted not to stay at their living room , they sent us to another guest house which was very far away from the ghat and the worst thing was the room was very dirty and poor maintenance. It was the horrible experience for Shiva guesthouse. Avoid this guesthouse if you want a confirm booking.
Good płace with nice atmosphere. It is crucial to know exactly the way before the arrival. The easiest option is to go along the river to Munshi ghat and up the steep steps which are on the left, if you are facing the city. Then continue straight along a narrow winding passage.
Nice place to stay, good food and well located.
Room was fine, toilet less so. Roof-top restaurant was cheap and convenient and a good place to meet fellow guests/travelers.
Excellent location, lovely staff, nice food, comfy bed, clean room .. I had everything I needed.
Good Location. Bathroom leaked into the bedroom, and the room itself was a little small. Some better instructions to the hostel, or being able to meet someone to escort us to the hostel, would be great.
Had a very pleasant stay at the Shiva Guest House. The staff have a really big heart and every problem they will take care off! Won't forget my stay at the Shiva Guest House!
I Really liked Shiva Guest House, the best hostel I stayed in India. Even though the bed i pre booked was overbooked, they gave me a better one for the same price. Staff are nice and the location is perfect. Maybe if they would put some money on the toilets it would be perfect. Still I advice you to stay here, and to take the sunrise boat tour.