Situated in what is considered the spiritual capital of India, the Radisson Hotel Varanasi is ideally located for visiting nearby shrines and temples. Our hotel is less than four miles from the River Ganges and the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, the “Golden Temple.” At the hotel, you can enjoy a restful sleep in our comfortable rooms and then consult the 24-hour travel desk assistant to help you plan your day. When you have to head home, Varanasi International Airport (VNS) is 45 minutes away.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
To help make transport easier, the Radisson offers a 24-hour travel desk where you can arrange to have a chauffeur take you around town. When you get back, take a refreshing swim in our beautiful outdoor pool. Additional amenities and services include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
When you reserve one of our 116 rooms and suites, you’ll sleep comfortably on cotton linens before starting the day with a complimentary buffet breakfast. Rooms also include two bottles of packaged water and a complimentary newspaper. Standard highlights include:
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Where to Eat While You’re Here
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 kababs made from local ingredients. When you need to unwind, stop by R The Lounge in the lobby or the Oakwood Bar for a refreshing cocktail or a glass of wine.
Things to Do in Varanasi
From our convenient location off National Highway 56, you can easily visit attractions like Ramnagar Fort, Sarnath Buddhist Place and Tulsi Manas Temple. If you need help deciding what to do, ask our 24-hour travel desk. Don’t miss these favourites:
Kashi Vishwanath Temple – Also known as the Golden Temple, Kashi Vishwanath is about three miles away and is one of the 12 holiest Shiva temples. 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 – 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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Groups & Meetings
The Radisson Varanasi provides contemporary meeting facilities for your next business conference, theme party or celebration of up to 175 people. Our professional staff can help arrange every detail to make planning effortless.
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