Our Varanasi hotel is near the Ganges and temples
Situated in the spiritual capital of India, Radisson Hotel Varanasi is ideally located less than four miles from Kashi Vishwanath Temple, also known as the Golden Temple. At the hotel, you can enjoy a restful sleep in our comfortable rooms and use free Wi-Fi to research attractions near the River Ganges. When you have to head home, Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport (VNS) is 45 minutes away.
To help make transport easier, the Radisson hotel offers a 24-hour travel desk where you can arrange to have a chauffeur take you around town. When you get back, go for a refreshing swim in our beautiful outdoor pool. Additional amenities and services include:
- On-site dining
- Currency exchange
- Gift and curio shop
- Free Wi-Fi
- Massages at the spa
- State-of-the-art fitness centre
- Yoga classes
- Full-service business centre
Please note: We will be renovating select guest rooms and public areas from June 5 to October 31, 2019, with construction taking place from 09:00 to 19:00 daily. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your support during this time.
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Our hotel rooms
When you reserve one of our 116 rooms and suites, you’ll sleep comfortably on cotton linens and wake to a free buffet breakfast in our restaurant. Rooms also include two bottles of water and a complimentary newspaper. Standard highlights include:
- 40-inch flat-screen LED TV
- Free Wi-Fi
- Coffee facilities with complimentary coffee and tea
- Large work desk with swivel chair
- In-room electronic safe
Make the most of your corporate trip by booking one of our Business Class Rooms, which offer:
- Club Lounge access
- Complimentary breakfast each morning
- Complimentary drink voucher each evening
Bars & restaurants
Dine at eastWEST, our coffee shop serving casual entrees, and try other excellent on-site restaurants during your stay.
The Great Kabab Factory serves six different types of flavourful kebabs made from local ingredients.
When you need to unwind, stop by The Oakwood Bar or R the Lounge in the lobby for a refreshing cocktail or a glass of wine.
Things to do in Varanasi
From our hotel’s convenient location off National Highway 31, you can easily visit attractions like Ramnagar Fort, Sarnath and Tulsi Manas Temple. Ask our 24-hour travel desk for help designing an itinerary. Don’t miss these favourites:
Kashi Vishwanath Temple – One of the 12 holiest Shiva temples, this religious site, also known as the Golden Temple, is about three miles away. Visit this famous Hindu shrine in the afternoon to avoid the larger crowds, and remember that metal objects are not allowed inside.
Main Ghats at River Ganges – These riverfront steps that lead to the River Ganges are less than four miles away. The city has a total of 86 ghats, which are used for bathing, ceremonies and other religious rituals. For a special view of the river, charter a dawn boat ride.
Banaras Hindu University (BHU) – Consistently ranked among India’s top five universities, BHU serves more than 20,000 students. Be sure to visit the temple and museum at the beautiful main campus, less than eight miles from the hotel.
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Plan your next meeting or event
Radisson Hotel Varanasi provides contemporary meeting facilities for your next business conference, themed party or banquet for up to 175 people. Our professional staff can help arrange every detail to make planning effortless.
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