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Taj Ganges, Varanasi

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Executive Suite, 1 Bedroom | Hypo-allergenic bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

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Taj Ganges, Varanasi

5-star property
Luxury hotel in Varanasi with spa and outdoor pool

8.6/10 Fabulous

299 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
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Nadesar Palace Grounds, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221002

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Varanasi
  • Dasaswamedh ghat - 5 min drive
  • Kashi Vishwanath Temple - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Varanasi (VNS-Babatpur) - 21 min drive
  • Varanasi Junction Station - 26 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station pickup (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • Burgerking Family Restaurant - 11 min walk
  • Canton Royale Restaurant - 13 min walk
  • Baati Chokha - 17 min walk
  • Sri Annapurna - 4 min drive
  • Deena Chat Bhandar - 4 min drive

About this property

Taj Ganges, Varanasi

Taj Ganges, Varanasi offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for INR 1300.00 per vehicle roundtrip. Guests can visit the spa to indulge in massages or manicures and pedicures, and Varuna serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include an outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and a health club. The pool and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travellers.

Languages

English, Hindi

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
At check-in, guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result
Guests providing a negative COVID-19 test result must have been tested no more than 72 hours prior to check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 130 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2 PM until noon
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions
  • At check-in, guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • At check-in, guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result
  • Guests providing a negative COVID-19 test result must have been tested no more than 72 hours prior to check-in
  • To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; Permanent Account Number (PAN) cards will not be accepted due to national regulations. Travelers who are not citizens of India must present a valid passport and visa. Indian citizens must show a PAN card at check-out for cash transactions exceeding INR 25,000.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only, 2 per room, up to 44 lb per pet)*
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • Pets must be supervised
  • Off-lead area available

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • On-site parking is limited

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*
  • Train station pickup*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast each morning (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • BBQs
  • 24-hour room service

What to do

  • Yoga classes

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference centre (5530 square feet of space)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Built in 1981
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Health club
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Step-free path to entrance

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dressing gowns and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features

Spa

The Spa has 2 treatment rooms. Services include massages and manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with a steam room. The spa is open daily.

Dining

Varuna – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) gala dinner per adult: INR 2832
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) gala dinner per child: INR 2832 (from 5 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) gala dinner per adult: INR 3658
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) gala dinner per child: INR 3658 (from 5 to 12 years old)

Optional extras

  • Wired Internet access is available in guest rooms for INR 570 per night (rates may vary)
  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of INR 1000 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of INR 1300.00 per vehicle (roundtrip. Maximum occupancy 2)
  • Train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge

Pets

  • Pet deposit: INR 3000 per night
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of INR 3000 per pet, per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

At check-in, guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result.

Guests providing a negative COVID-19 test result must have been tested no more than 72 hours prior to check-in.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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Frequently asked questions

Does Taj Ganges, Varanasi offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Taj Ganges, Varanasi does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Taj Ganges, Varanasi?
As of 30 Jan 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Taj Ganges, Varanasi on 7 Feb 2023 start from AU$285, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Taj Ganges, Varanasi?
This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Taj Ganges, Varanasi?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Taj Ganges, Varanasi?
Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 44 lb per pet. There's a charge of INR 3000 per pet, per night, and there's also a deposit of INR 3000 per night. Dog exercise areas are available.
Is parking offered on site at Taj Ganges, Varanasi?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Taj Ganges, Varanasi?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is INR 1300.00 per vehicle roundtrip.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Taj Ganges, Varanasi?
You can check in from 2 PM - noon. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Taj Ganges, Varanasi and nearby?
On-site recreation at Taj Ganges, Varanasi includes yoga. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Taj Ganges, Varanasi also has a health club and spa services, as well as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Taj Ganges, Varanasi?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant, Varuna. Nearby restaurants include Burgerking Family Restaurant (11-min walk), Canton Royale Restaurant (13-min walk) and Kashi Chat (2.4 mi).
What's the area around Taj Ganges, Varanasi like?
Taj Ganges, Varanasi is located by the river, a short 12-minute walk from JVH Mall.

Reviews

8.6

Fabulous

8.9/10

Cleanliness

8.8/10

Staff & service

9.0/10

Amenities

8.3/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.9/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Barry, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Manas, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The hotel is very clean and comfortable. The staff and their service is impeccable and the best ! Rajiv Sharma , Lokesh and Azhar - Thankyou for your warm hospitality. You made our stay perfect !!
Shalini, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Dinesh, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Pavan, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Pavan, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Madhav, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent Stay.Amazing Staff. Truly Taj.
Excellent. Stay was very comfortable, largely due to the amazing staff, specially F&B and Room Service people who took special care to help us get the right food for our 2 furry babies.
Rajesh, 3-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Nice to stay
Pijush, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Pradipta, 2-night trip
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