Hotel Ganesha

Top choice hotel in Varanasi
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Simply gorgeous, this beautifully restored and maintained colonial-style haveli (traditional, ornately decorated residence) overlooking Assi Ghat is crammed with books, antiques and classy furniture. Rooms are spacious and immaculate, and there are some charming communal areas in which to relax, including a lovely 1st-floor garden terrace. Book ahead.

A tip: room 19 has the best Ganges view.

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Quick description

Situated in the ancient town of Varanasi, Hotel Ganesha offers a 24-hour front desk, comfortable rooms for those on a budget and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. The hotel offers laundry and luggage storage facilities. Guests can store their valuables in a safety deposit box at the reception. Those interested in exploring the surrounding areas can seek assistance at the tour desk. Hotel Ganesha is adjacent to many famous local attractions including Assi Ghat and the Durga Temple, which are just 200 metres away and the famous Sankat Mochan Temple which is 400 metres away. The property is 5 km from Varanasi Railway Station. Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport is located 30 km away. Each air-conditioned or fan-cooled room features a desk and TV. The attached bathroom has shower facilities. Ganesha Restaurant serves Indian and Chinese cuisines. Room service options are available for those who wish to dine in privacy.

Important information

Please inform Hotel Ganesha in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property. Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result. In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist. Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Please note that parking is chargeable.


  • Security alarm
  • Cashless payment available
  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Sun terrace
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Lockers
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Airport shuttle
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Diving
  • Access to health care professionals
  • 24-hour security
  • Children television networks
  • Parking
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Internet services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Baby safety gates
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Fishing
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Tour desk
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Kid meals
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Packed lunches
  • Designated smoking area
  • Breakfast takeaway containers
  • Books, dvds, music for children
  • Entertainment staff
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Wifi
  • Walking tours
  • Gift shop
  • Family rooms
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Mobile app for room service
  • Indoor play area
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Garden
  • Library
  • First aid kit available
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Terrace
  • Cctv outside property
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Trouser press
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Ticket service
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Cycling

Food and drink

  • Restaurant


  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Ironing service
  • Concierge service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Business centre
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Car hire
  • Room service


  • Heating
  • Atm/cash machine on site
  • Safety deposit box
  • Newspapers
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning


  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage


  • Free WiFi available