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.

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      TripAdvisor Reviews Scindhia Guest House Varanasi

      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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      A travel blog entry by roamingmonk on Jun 14, 2014

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      A travel blog entry by paul_and_ness on Sep 25, 2014

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      ... This was not a problem as they were as quiet as chapatti eating mice but what kept us awake for 80% of the night was that someone had glued our train driver's hand to the horn! Terrible crime but we suppose it was committed to warn any cows that had got comfortable on the tracks to move before our train made them into beef burgers, and nobody wants a beef burger at 3am...unless your completely wasted ...

      Ghat's Disappointing

      A travel blog entry by partheymuller on Aug 19, 2014

      ... family cremation business would get a percentage for the poor to buy firewood for their relatives cremation. The fabrics were beautiful besides scarves they had duvets and table runners etc... Because we weren't suspicious yet Crystal and I bought something with the poor in mind. It was only as we walked out that it came to us that we were most likely scammed.

      We continued our walk on a road that ran parallel to the river to Assi Ghat. This is a famous ghat ...

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