Scindhia Guest House

Address: Scindhia Ghat,Next to Manikarnika ghat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221001, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Scindhia Ghat,Next to Manikarnika ghat, Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsScindhia Guest House Varanasi

      Reviewed by roamingmonk


      Reviewed Jun 14, 2014
      by (26 reviews) Melbourne , Australia Flag of Australia

      Rooms very very average and hopelessly overpriced. The staff will hound you aggressively to book boat trips with them (we did, the boatman never turned up) and onward travel. Half the place is being gutted which doesn't help. Breakfast is a joke - don't bother. However great balcony view of the Burning Ghats (people watching at dusk is great) and close to the absolutely awesome Blue Lassi.

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

      TripAdvisor Reviews Scindhia Guest House Varanasi

      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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