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Palace on steps

D 21 / Rana Mahal Ghat, Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi, India 221001 (Show on map)

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"1.location 2 view 3.outside place it quiet in night time..."

  • Phuvadon, Thailand
  • December 31, 2013
  • Area: Dasaswamedh Ghat
  • Rooms: 15

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View of Ganges
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Facilities

24-hour room service

airport transfer

business center

coffee shop

facilities for disabled guests

family room

laundry service

restaurant

room service

safety deposit boxes

smoking area

tours

Sports and Recreation

massage

  
Internet

free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Wi-Fi in public areas

 

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Well-placed in the culture, religious interests, sightseeing area of Varanasi city, Palace on steps provides a most conducive spot for you to take a break from your busy days. The hotel is not too far from the city center: just 4. Km away, and it normally takes about 40 minutes to reach the airport. For sightseeing options and local attractions, one need not look far as the hotel enjoys close proximity to The Ganges River, Astronomical Observatory, International Yoga Clinic & Meditation Centre.

Offering hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities, Palace on steps is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible. The hotel offers access to a vast array of services, including coffee shop, airport transfer, tours, room service, smoking area.

Hotel accommodations have been carefully appointed to the highest degree of comfort and convenience, with refrigerator, daily newspaper, non smoking rooms, television, shower in each room. The hotel's massage are ideal places to relax and unwind after a busy day. Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the Palace on steps.
Well-placed in the culture, religious interests, sightseeing area of Varanasi city, Palace on steps ... see more
Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-7 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.

Guests over 7 years old are considered as adults.

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.

Airport Transfer Fee
800 INR

Check-Out
11:00 AM

Distance from City Center
4. Km

Distance to Airport
30.0 Km

Earliest Check-In
12:00 PM

Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors
Yes

Number of Floors
2

Number of Restaurants
1

Number of Rooms
15

Room Voltage
220

Time to Airport (Minutes)
40

Year Hotel Last Renovated
2012


Recent customer comments

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Pleasant

6.2

from 124 reviews

Value for Money
6.0
Location
8.7
Staff Performance
5.6
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
5.5
Room Comfort/Standard
6.0
Food/Dining
5.4
All reviews (124)
Radha R. Solo travelers India, February 21, 2014
Superb Location. Hotel could be maintained better.

Location...Location...Location
6
Stay was good. But do not recommend eating in this place. Unlike some of the other Ghat roof top resturants, it is not clean nor maintained.
Chak M. Solo travelers Hong Kong, February 6, 2014
good location but the room was so far so good

good location
6.3
Swarnadeep M. Couples India, January 26, 2014
Great view with terrible service

Location
4.7
Stayed at Palace on Steps for 3 nights and had a mixed experience. The views are great from the river facing rooms. Even the rooftop restaurant has a great view of the river (beware the monkeys). Pros: a. Great location- next to the ghats. They even have a stair case to the ghats. b. Great view- If you have a river facing room. Sunrise from the balcony or on the ghats is an awesome experience and should not be missed. Cons: a. Rooftop Restaurant- Very poor service; below-par food. Avoid it. b. Rooms- Almost all rooms are broken and needs servicing. Pretty evident that the hotel management does not care. The blankets are stained and am not sure if they are ever cleaned! c. Service- Terrible. The hotel management is run by a bunch of crooks. They will try to fleece money out of you at every pretext. They tried to give me a basement room with no view even though I had pre-booked and paid for Maharaja Room (don't expect a palatial experience even in a Maharaja room). Had to get into a verbal altercation with them to get the rooms with views. I overheard the reception guy charging 30% extra to a tourist from Singapore for the same room which I had rejected! Am not advising anybody against staying at this hotel. Its a personal choice but please make sure you pre-book the room before you get in this place. One might be taken for a ride otherwise. Room Tip: Only choose rooms with river view.

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What's nearby? / Directions

What's nearby?
  • Dashashwamedh Ghat- 100 Metres
    Ganges- 100 Metres
    Kashi Vishwanath Mandir- 200 Metres
    Bharat Mata Manadir- 3 Kms
    Assi Ghat- 2 kms
    Sankat Mochan - 2.5 kms
    Durga Mata Mandir & Tulsi Manas Mandir - 2.5 Kms
    Banaras Hindu University - 5 kms
    Birla Mandir - 6 Kms
    Cantt Railway station - 3 km
    Bus Stand - 3 kms
    Ramnagar fort- 16 kms
    Sarnath- 20 kms
    State Bank of India - 400 Metres
    Mughal Sarai Railawy Station - 25 kms
    Babatpur Airport Varanasi-25 kms



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Customers like this hotel for:
Area recommended for:
  • culture
  • religious interests
  • sightseeing
Distance to airport:
  • Varanasi Airport (21.4 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Good location" , "Great view" , "Nice staff"
Top attractions in the area:
  • Brown Bread Bakery (0.2 Km / 3 min walk)
  • Gyan Kupor Well (0.4 Km / 5 min walk)
  • Vishwanath Temple (0.4 Km / 5 min walk)
  • The Ganges River (0.9 Km / 11 min walk)

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