Top Varanasi Hotels

Top Varanasi Hotels

Located on the west banks of the sacred Ganga River, Varanasi is a sacred city for Hindus. The city is visited by millions of pilgrims and tourists all round the year who find bathing in the Ganges during the hours of early morning and offering prayers extremely peaceful. In a city with such sacred admiration, finding a decent accommodation isn’t a tough job. 

The holy city is full of budget, mid-range as well as luxury hotels to provide the best accommodation to people from all walks of life. Though most of these hotels are concentrated around the Ghats, it is not hard to find a right hotel within the city. For making the job easier, here is a rundown of some of the top players in the Varanasi hotel industry.

The Gateway Hotel Ganges

Owned by the well-known Taj Group, the Gateway Hotel Ganges is one of the finest hotels in this sacred city. Constructed in the shape of the Holy Swastika, the hotel has over 130 classy rooms and suites that serve as a real haven of serenity for the travelers in this crowded religious city. 

Clarks Varanasi Hotel

Owned by the renowned Clarks Group of Hotels, Clarks Varanasi continues to define the benchmark of high class and comfort and manages to express a superior class in hospitality to the customers. With over 108 world class suites and rooms, a multi-cuisine restaurant and other essential amenities, it is one of the best accommodation options in Varanasi.

Hotel Radisson 

Located near the Cantonment area, Hotel Radisson is one of the prime accommodation options for the travelers coming to Varanasi. 117 Rooms, on-site gym, travel desk, car rental, swimming pool, an Ayurveda center and a several other services ensure to make one’s stay comfortable and memorable at the hotel.

Lara India Hotel

With the railway station, Dasaswamedh Ghat and the Golden Temple in its vicinity, Lara India Hotel provides nice, posh-like affordable accommodation to the travelers. The hotel has several rooms divided into the categories of AC Double, AC Suite, AC Cottage and Non AC Rooms. 

Diamond Hotel

This hotel is located in the prime location of the city, close to the Ghat, the major Varanasi temples and the Banaras Hindu University. With over 40 classily furnished rooms, this hotel provides the best accommodation in terms of both comfort as well as its proximity to all the major places of the city.   

Meraden Grand Hotel

It is one of the high-end hotels in Varanasi that provides everything from a luxurious accommodation and mouth-watering food to complete tour packages of the city to the tourists.

Hotel New Temples Town

Hotel New Temples Town provides around 35 well-constructed rooms with attached washrooms, minibars, TVs, AC, hot and cold water supply, and active room service, making the tourists’ stay at the hotel comfortable and memorable. 

Surya Hotel

With its 50 luxury style, deluxe and super deluxe rooms and brilliant amenities, Surya Hotel is one of the most popular choices of accommodation for the people visiting Varanasi. 

Ramada Plaza JHV

Ramada Plaza JHV is yet another elegantly established accommodation option in the Cantonment area. Located 25 kilometers away from the airport and about 5 kilometers away from the railway station, the hotel provides 120 suites, club, and superior rooms for the travelers. 

Ganges View

Opened in the year 1991, Hotel Ganges View is located on the Assi Ghat, one of the prime pilgrim spots in Varanasi. With only 13 single and twin bed rooms, this hotel proves to be a decent accommodation for the backpackers. 

Finding the right hotel in Varanasi is not a tough task, given than one considers the prior needs and wants and searches for a hotel accordingly. Taking the above mentioned options, in addition to other personal choices, in consideration for the next visit would be the best move towards finding an appropriate accommodation. 


Sidd Agarwal, lives in Varanasi and works as a web manager with Diamond Hotel. Sidd finds traveling irresistible and has seen most tourist destinations in India, however, he always yearns to come back to the holy city of Varanasi, where he finds his spiritual bliss. Sidd utilizes his free time professing his passion for Varanasi through articles and blogs. You may contact Sidd at sidd@diamondhotel...(Read More)

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