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Taj Nadesar Palace,Varanasi
5 out of 5
Nadesar Palace Grounds, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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The price is Rs13,999 per night from 19 Jan to 20 Jan
4.7/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)

"Excellent service. Relaxing, beautiful property. Excellent food. Highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Taj Nadesar Palace,Varanasi
BrijRama Palace - A Heritage Hotel
4 out of 5
Munshi Ghat, Near Dashaswamedh, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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4.5/5Wonderful! (97 reviews)

"Historical hotel, beautifully appointed. Superb facilities and staff. Great free evening boat ride. Excellent free transfers."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

BrijRama Palace - A Heritage Hotel
Taj Ganges, Varanasi
5 out of 5
Nadesar Palace Grounds, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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The price is Rs4,500 per night from 20 Jan to 21 Jan
4.2/5Very Good! (228 reviews)

"Great Property and excellent hospitality. Vandana, the from t desk staff was extremely helpful and polite."…"

Reviewed on 23 Dec 2020

Taj Ganges, Varanasi
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Amritara Suryauday Haveli
4 out of 5
B-4/25, Shivala Ghat, Nepali Kothi, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs7,651 per night from 19 Jan to 20 Jan
4.2/5Very Good! (80 reviews)

"Very nice hotel, facilities and location. Staff wonderful. Unfortunately they did not have a morning yoga session as promised so another hour in bed would have been nice."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Amritara Suryauday Haveli
Rivatas
4 out of 5
The Mall Road, Cantonment, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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The price is Rs15,000 per night from 19 Jan to 20 Jan
4.1/5Very Good! (114 reviews)
Things that do not work

"For $150 a night: the light bulbs should work, the tv should work, the iron should work, the doorknob should work."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

Rivatas
Radisson Hotel Varanasi
4.5 out of 5
The Mall Cantonment, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
The price is Rs3,400 per night from 21 Jan to 22 Jan
4/5Very Good! (129 reviews)
Happy stay

"Its a good hotel to stay"…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct 2020

Radisson Hotel Varanasi
Hotel Grapevine
4 out of 5
Katesar Ramnagar Varanasi, Chandauli, Uttar Pradesh
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3.8/5Good! (5 reviews)

"Family hotel, nice staff Clean Good //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////:3333"…"

Reviewed on 23 Dec 2018

Hotel Grapevine
Ramada Plaza by Wyndham JHV Varanasi
5 out of 5
The Mall, Cantonment, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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The price is Rs4,229 per night from 19 Jan to 20 Jan
3.8/5Good! (202 reviews)

"Generally comfortable, modern room though the bathroom showed evidence of prior life. It was a little shabby but perfectly functioning - nice hot showers, etc. and useful clothesline in tub. Breakfast options very good and room service menu and delivery were fine."…"

Reviewed on 8 Feb 2020

Ramada Plaza by Wyndham JHV Varanasi
Hotel Surya
3.5 out of 5
S-20/51 A-5, The Mall Road, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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The price is Rs2,500 per night from 19 Jan to 20 Jan
3.7/5Good! (116 reviews)

"It was really a memorable stay at Surya Kaiser Palace, hassles free check in and courteous service. Had few issues with my luggage lock which they gleefully resolved. Even the property is well maintained and worth staying there. I have already thought of booking this hotel whe"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2021

Hotel Surya
Hotel Alka
3 out of 5
D3/23, Meer Ghat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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The price is Rs990 per night from 20 Jan to 21 Jan
3.7/5Good! (152 reviews)

"Pros - close to ghat, decent rooms, good service. Cons - cars cannot come to the hotel as they do not allow in this area so you have to walk quite a distance to get in or out which is not easy if you have lot of luggage or mobiiity issues."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jan 2020

Hotel Alka
Hotel Ganesha
2 out of 5
B1/48 Assi, Opp Abhay Cinema, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
The price is Rs999 per night from 19 Jan to 20 Jan
3.4/5 (16 reviews)

"Average hotel. Accessibility is poor but not impossible. Lots of steps. Tv had not many channels. Wifi is limited. Service was ok"…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct 2019

Hotel Ganesha
Palace on steps
2.5 out of 5
Rana Mahal Ghat, Banagali Tola, Near Godowlia, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs2,118 per night from 25 Jan to 26 Jan
3.4/5 (62 reviews)

"The service was outstanding. All of the staff couldn't have been more helpful. Definitely a unique hotel and and perfect right next to the water."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2020

Palace on steps
Divine Destination
3 out of 5
D-47/196, Ramapura, Luxa road, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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The price is Rs2,789 per night from 19 Jan to 20 Jan
3.3/5 (18 reviews)
Never Divine , only stay away .

"Hated all of it every second . The 1st night bad room . There are no windows smelt of damp. Moved rooms not much better no windows in both . Never cleaned our room once . I had to get towels, toilet rolls. Empty our own rubbish . Went to 2 hotels 4 star to try booking there they were full. Could ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2018

Divine Destination
Palace on Ganges
3 out of 5
B-1/158, Assighat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
The price is Rs3,500 per night from 19 Jan to 20 Jan
3.1/5 (37 reviews)
Great Location!

"The location is great, right on the Assi Ghat with great morning sunrises and evening prayer ceremonies. The stay was comfortable, the staff was friendly, and the food was good and affordable."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Palace on Ganges
Gupta Inn
2.5 out of 5
S-19/122, P.W.D. ROAD, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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3/5 (16 reviews)
Would not stay again

"No elevator. Construction going on. No onsite restaurant. Only kitchen. Room okay remaining service poor."…"

Reviewed on 15 Apr 2017

Gupta Inn
Teerth Guest House
2.5 out of 5
D. 8/9, Kalika Gali, Dashashwamedh, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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2.8/5 (15 reviews)

"I asked to change the bed sheet but they didn't It was dirty with stains There r alot of inserts Very far away inside hard to find"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jun 2019

Teerth Guest House
Hotel Vibhav Harsh
3 out of 5
Jangambari Road Godowlia, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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2.1/5 (8 reviews)
Small Rooms, not a as pretty as in photos

"Plus - Most of the staffs are very friendly and helpful (except one guy, he is a tourist cheater..was forcing me to go to his friends shop to buy sarees and cheated me lots of money) - Handy location, everything is walk able Minus - I booked the room for 3 adults and I was given 1 large bed and 1 ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2017

Hotel Vibhav Harsh
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Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my historical trip to Varanasi?
During a trip in Varanasi, those interested in local history may want to plan a visit to the temples. Why not appreciate the riverfront during your visit?
What's the best hotel in Varanasi to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Teerth Guest House is a top guest house on Expedia for those interested in history, and it features a restaurant and free WiFi. Hanuman Ghat is a short 19-minute walk away. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Hotel Shivratri Guest House and HOTEL AADESH PALACE.
How many historical hotels are located in Varanasi?
Varanasi is home to 224 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 178 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in Varanasi?
Varanasi is notable for its temples and landmarks like Asi Ghat, Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple and Ramnagar Fort. Other popular sights include Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Dasaswamedh ghat.
What is a historic hotel like in Varanasi?
Guests who book a historic hotel can enjoy a holiday in a building that has a national historic designation. A castle, stately home, palace or even a pub, lodge, old police station or skyscraper can be transformed into a historic hotel provided that it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically found within the guestrooms or public spaces of such hotels in Varanasi, bringing the history to life.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and building of a historic hotel is generally the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, often it’s the cultural value as well as how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Varanasi have modern facilities?
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you expect to find, while every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the normal amenities found in a hotel will be available in a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Varanasi, don’t worry that you’ll find yourself staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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