Set admist 40 acres of gardens a short drive from the heart of Varanasi, the Gateway Hotel Ganges (formerly known as the Taj Ganges) provides a haven of peace and quiet in this bustling city. The 130 rooms are centrally air-conditioned and offer satellite TV, wi-fi internet access and tea and coffee making facilities. There is a large pool and fitness centre in the gardens, and a restaurant, coffee shop and bar.
Open: The Gateway Hotel Ganges is open all year.
Location: The Gateway Hotel Ganges is located a short drive from the centre of Varanasi in 40 acres of gardens. It is just 21kms from the airport.
Rooms: There are 130 rooms in 4 categories: standard rooms, executive rooms, executive suites and deluxe suites. All are air conditioned, have Wi-Fi internet access, safe, direct dial â€˜phone, TV, tea and coffee maker and minibar. DVDs can be borrowed on request. There is 24 hour room service.
Activities: Guests can explore the city of Varanasi, with its ghats and temples. Hotel staff can help plan excursions to site further afield.
Facilities: The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre and spa. There are extensive gardens. There is a shopping arcade on site. The hotel offers a laundry service and currency exchange. The hotel has a modern coffee shop and bar and a restaurant specialising in Indian dishes. The bar serves wine, spirits and cocktails.
Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: We recommend malarial prophylactics for travel to India.
Communication: There is Wi-Fi and high speed internet access, to be paid for locally.