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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel Alka

3-star3 stars
D3/23, Meer Ghat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221001, India

Beach hotel with full-service spa, connected to a shopping center, near Sri Annapoorani Devi Temple
  • Free WiFi
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Great location
Service is adequate
Room is all right
Breakfast is average

Hotel Alka

from A$17
  • Alka Premium View Room
  • Alka Royal View Room with Balcony
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Alka Basic Room Common Bath
  • Alka AC Room
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • Basic Single Room, 1 Single Bed

What’s around Hotel Alka


  • On the riverwalk
  • Kashi Vishwanath Temple - 11 min walk
  • Dasaswamedh ghat - 5 min walk
  • Sri Annapoorani Devi Temple - 4 min walk
  • Marnikanika Ghat - 19 min walk
  • Durga Temple - 38 min walk
  • Banaras Hindu University - 4.6 mi / 7.4 km
  • Ramnagar Fort - 9.3 mi / 15 km

Getting around

  • Varanasi (VNS-Babatpur) - 26 min drive
  • Varanasi Junction Station - 6 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 20 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time noon-noon
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

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

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
Things to do
  • Full-service spa
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 1947
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Ayurvedic Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with a steam room.

The spa is open daily.


Apex Ganges restaurant - This beachfront restaurant specializes in vegetarian cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Hotel Alka’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Alka Varanasi
  • Hotel Alka
  • Alka Varanasi
  • Alka Hotel Varanasi
  • Hotel Alka Hotel
  • Hotel Alka Varanasi
  • Hotel Alka Hotel Varanasi


This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for INR 200.0 per night

Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of INR 200 for adults and INR 200 for children (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of INR 850 per vehicle (roundtrip)

Airport shuttle service for children costs INR 850.00

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Hotel Alka

  • Is parking offered at Hotel Alka?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Hotel Alka.
  • Are pets allowed at Hotel Alka?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Alka?
    You can check in from noon to noon. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Alka?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves vegetarian cuisine.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Alka?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is INR 850 per vehicle roundtrip.
  • What is there to do near Hotel Alka?
    Recommended spots to visit include Sri Annapoorani Devi Temple (4-min walk) and Dasaswamedh ghat (5-min walk), along with Kashi Vishwanath Temple (11-min walk) and Marnikanika Ghat (1 mi).

Recent reviews

Good 7.0 From 66 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Very Good hotel Clean Rooms Very near to the temple Nice location Freindly staff Good Service
RAJENDRA, in2 night family trip
Fair 4.0
Bad expirence of Hotel...
While booking online i paid around 4 thousand rupees and when I reached there they said you have booked an non AC room and we received payment of only 3000 rupees ... The hotel owner said pay extra 1000 rupees i will give you AC room and at that time call was not getting connected to to complaint As I was not having any option i paid extra 1000 rupees and got an AC room
in2 night family trip
Fair 4.0
Terrible to Stay
Location of the Hotel was really terrible. You have to go through small, narrow and dirty streets inside the local area and very hard to reach if you have luggage with you. Linen, towels were dirty and they don't provide you any toiletries except a small soap. There is no Room Service and they don't allow you to eat inside your room. Washroom was too small but no option. Overall it was a bad experience. Only thing that was good if you can say is the view from terrace of Ganga River that flows at the bottom of hotel down about 150 stairs. They says free Wifi but there is no connectivity for Wifi
NARESH, ca2 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
Good location, bad service, not value for money
I was promised the room at 9 am but I waited with my very old parents till 12 noon and still did not get the room. Finally I went out and came back at 5 PM and stil I was asked to wait as room has to be cleaned and gave some other room as I mentioned I can not wait. I had to move into another room next morning. The hotel does everything(car, boating...) as it work for them well not for guest. Guests also smoke all over the place including restaurants. Food is also below average and expensive. Not value for money.
suresh, in3 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Affordable and convenient!
The hotel was clean and staff very friendly! Ideally positioned near all the main tourist attractions it is great value for money! The room without A/C can be at times unbearably but the room does the job for the cost! The restaurant in the hotel is very convenient as it’s open 24 hours with a reasonably good selection of dishes all of which can be enjoy in the courtyard area where you can look out on to the Ganges or get lost watching the busy meer ghat from above in the hotel
James, gb5 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
Good only for location.
Great location but everything else pretty much sucked.
Robert, us4 night trip
Poor 2.0
Nothing like what advertised
I did not get the rooms I expected from my booking conformation. There was no furniture in room, just a bed. There was no safe at hotel or newspapers. I had to pay for upgrade on the two rooms we booked costing £80. The upgraded rooms were no better than basic. One had a wardrobe but one did not. The description given is very different from what is available.
Edward, gb3 night family trip
Very good 8.0
A budget hotel with a great location, good service
This hotel is a very good choice for an affordable room on the riverfront. The view to watch the activities along the river and on the ghats is excellent. Service was friendly helpful with booking a car to go exploring and arranging airport pick-up and send-off. The room was sufficiently clean. The porters did a great job carrying bags because you have to walk about 10-15 minutes through crowds and alleys to get to the river and thus the hotel. The wifi wasn't so great from our room location but good by the front desk. Given the environment of Varanasi, even though these are simple rooms, this is a great choice in the price range.
us2 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Check-in was fast , with good restaurant and bar, very near to Agra river and city center. At night time the hotel locks main gate for security reasons. Exelent place.
Raul, as1 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Location location location
It’s a great place to stay if you are looking for quick access to the ghats and the temples. The room was ordinary with a great view of the river . The food in the rooftop restaurant was very good . It’s by no means a great hotel by any modern standard but for the old city of Varanasi it’s adequate
Sunith, in2 night trip

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