Scindhia Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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TravelPod Member ReviewsScindhia Guest House Varanasi
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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