Sahi River View Guesthouse

Address: B - 1/158 A 2, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221005, India | Hotel
 
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSahi River View Guesthouse Varanasi

    Reviewed by nadine_india

    Varanasi

    Reviewed Feb 1, 2011
    by (3 reviews) Dublin , Ireland Flag of Ireland

    Very nice for the price you pay. Clean rooms, friendly staff, great location.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Sahi River View Guesthouse Varanasi

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
     

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