Top 5 Heritage Hotels In Varanasi, India - Updated 2024

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Nupur Agarwal
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Nupur Agarwal

Varanasi is a town located in northern India in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The town of Varanasi is considered as the vital spiritual center of India. Sitting on an average area of 43 square miles (112 km) and having approximately 1.2 million inhabitants, the city has a vibrant atmosphere with lots of museums, forts, restaurants, amusement parks, shrines, and recreational facilities. Some of the major attractions to check out while in this region include the Dhamek Stupa, Assi Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, the Ganges river, and many more. Read on for more information about the best heritage hotels in Varanasi, India. Enjoy a holiday like no other!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 05, 2024.

1. BrijRama Palace- A Heritage Hotel (from USD 485)

Book the BrijRama Palace situated in a scenic hilly region in Varanasi, India. The hotel was built during the 18th century and it is among the many historical buildings found in this region. This establishment is located within walking distance from the Dasashwamedh Ghat and overlooks the Ganges river. The hotel has rooms fitted with air conditioning, private bathrooms, and flat-screen televisions. Other available amenities include ironing services, an indoor laundry, and room service. The property is nestled approximately 0.6 miles (1 kilometer) to Nepali Temple, 0.4 miles (0.7 kilometers) to Kedar Ghat, and 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) to the Sankat Mochan Temple. Come with a spouse, friends, or family and experience a memorable holiday.

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BrijRama Palace, Varanasi - By the Ganges

Wifi Available

Address: Munshi Ghat, Darbhanga Ghat, Dashashwmedh
645 meters (0.5 ft) from Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Restaurant Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry

2. Palace On Ganges - Heritage Hotel (from USD 106)

Palace on Ganges is a heritage hotel situated in a cozy neighborhood in Varanasi, India. The rooms are decorated with Indian motifs, free internet, cable television, air conditioners, and ensuite bathrooms fitted with showers. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the landscape and the penetrating light beams in the morning from the large glass windows. Savor Chinese, Indian, and Italian dishes in the rooftop restaurant. Indoor laundry facilities are available in the hotel. The palace is situated 16 miles (26 kilometers) from Varanasi Airport and 4 miles (6 kilometers) from the Varanasi Railway Station.

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Palace On Ganges - Heritage Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: B-1/158, Assi Ghat
2.47 km (1.6 mi) from Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Airport shuttle

3. Taj Nadesar Palace (from USD 880)

Get to stay at this magnificent accommodation located just 20 minutes’ drive from the heart of Varanasi. The property has a spectacular architectural design filled with ancient artwork, a large pool, and a cozy spa. The spacious rooms feature cable television, digital media players, a small bar area, and comfy king size beds. The bathroom has a marble floor, a bathtub, and is stocked with the basic toiletries. Visitors can enjoy breakfast on the terrace or dine at the poolside restaurant in the evening. Other amenities include free parking, beauty treatments, river cruises, and yoga classes.

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Taj Nadesar Palace

Wifi Available

Address: Nadesar Palace Grounds
3.6 km (2.3 mi) from Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace

4. Jukaso Ganges

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Relax at Jukasao Ganges nestled at Guleria Ghat along the embankment of the Ganga River. All the rooms have a breathtaking view of the river and the landscape. The interior is stylishly decorated with modern amenities like cable television, an electronic safe, a mini-fridge, free internet, a coffee maker, and free newspapers. The marble-floor bathroom is equipped with the necessary toiletries. Other available services include indoor laundry, in-room dining, a doctor on call, a laptop-friendly environment, air conditioning, and currency exchange facilities.

Jukasao Ganges

Price: from 60 USD

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5. Pallavi International Hotel

Pallavi International Hotel has been around for a long time in Varanasi. It is housed in a historic building which existed earlier than the 16th century in Varanasi, India. The rooms are spacious with large windows providing sufficient lighting and free air circulation, comfy couches, flat-screen television, free internet, wall art painting, and a laptop-friendly environment. The bathroom is fully stocked with the basic necessities, a bathtub, and a shower. The property has a conference room, a restaurant offering tasty cuisines, ample parking, and a swimming pool. This place is ideal for a family or couples on a holiday.

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Pallavi International Hotel

Address: Hathawa Place, Chetganj, Cantonment, Varanasi, India, 221010
1.83 km (1.2 mi) from Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Experience Varanasi

Varanasi is an ideal tourist destination for those who would love to unwind and relax with a view of scenic landscapes and river views. It is also perfect as a spiritual holiday for the family ready to explore Varanasi’s rich historic past.

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