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The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi

Varanasi, India

The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi offers a sense of tranquillity and greenery against the backdrop of one of the most vivid and dramatic cities in India. The Gateway Hotel Ganges is set in 40 acres of lush gardens set a little away from the Chowk.

At a Glance

  • The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi is great value for money

  • The hotel has plenty of facilities for guests to make use of

  • The property is set in a peaceful area of Varanasi

  • There is a sizeable pool set amongst an expanse of gardens

  • The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi shares the same impressive grounds as Taj Nadesar Palace

History, Couples, Culture

Insider's View

Always have a guide in Varanasi as you often get lost walking through the back alleys and marketplaces.

Daniel Smith

Insider's View

Rise early for a complimentary yoga session

Louise Canton

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi or take a look at our itineraries to Delhi


The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi is set amidst 40 acres of lush green gardens, a haven of peace and tranquility in the crowded and ancient temple city of Varanasi. The hotel is only 6kms away from the city center and the commercial hub. Varanasi, situated on the left west bank of the River Ganga, has been a cultural and religious center in northern India for several thousand years and is held in high regard by Hindus, Buddhists and Jains.

The hotel has 130 rooms and suites, and are all tastefully furnished to a high standard with views of the gardens or swimming pool. Opt for a suite for extra space with city views.

There are two dining options at the hotel; an international restaurant called Chowk that serves a variety of cuisine and an Indian specialty restaurant Varuna. Guests can also enjoy the swimming pool, tennis court and a children’s activity center as well a colonial themed bar. The hotel has wonderful gardens to walk around in, perfect for unwinding after a day's sightseeing.


The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi offers 130 rooms and suites. Rooms either have views of the city or overlook the swimming pool.


Children are very welcome to come and stay at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi. There is a Children’s activity center at the hotel which is great for keeping the small ones entertained.


Facilities at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi include two restaurants, a bar, health club, badminton court, large swimming pool and tennis court.

Gad is a modern coffee shop and bar which serves a wide range of Indian, Panasian and cotinental dishes. Varuna is a fine dining restaurant which offers authentic Indian cuisine. Prinsep bar offers a world-class selection of wines and cocktails.


The hotel provides a wealth of on site activities including tennis, yoga, badminton, table tennis, swimming, jogging and use of the fitness center and spa. Varanasi is famous for its fine art and literature culture and there are plenty of great museums to visit. Other local attraction include the Ramnagar Fort, built by Kashi Naresh Raja Balwant Singh in the 18th century. It is a typically Mughal style of architecture with carved balconies, open courtyards, and picturesque pavilions.

Location & Directions

Varanasi, India

The Gateway Hotel is set amidst 40 acres of lush green gardens , 6 kms away from the city Center or the commercial hub of Varanasi also commonly known as The Chowk. Varanasi is situated on the left (west) bank of the River Ganga in Uttar Pradesh.

When to go

Due to temperatures and precipitation, Delhi and much of northern India can be an extreme place to visit during certain months of the year. The hottest months of the year are May and June, during which time temperatures can get up to 40°C. The coldest months are from December until February whilst the monsoon season is from the end of May through to August. During this time although the the temperature cools, the humidity is very high, and rainstorms are frequent. It is not advised to visit during these months. The best season to visit is between October and March when the weather is pleasant and very cool, making it great for sightseeing.

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