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Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed
215 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Basic Single Room, 1 Twin Bed
70 square feet
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Alka Royal View Room with Balcony
248 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed
220 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Alka Premium View Room
269 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Alka AC Room
70 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Alka Basic Room Common Bath
70 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Beach spa retreat walking distance from Sri Annapoorani Devi Temple

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
24-hour front desk

Hotel Alka is in the heart of Varanasi, within a 5-minute walk of Sri Annapoorani Devi Temple and Dasaswamedh ghat. This beach hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Kashi Vishwanath Temple and 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Durga Temple.

Make yourself at home in one of the 20 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages and body treatments. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, shopping on site, and tour/ticket assistance.

Enjoy vegetarian cuisine at Apex Ganges restaurant, a beachfront restaurant which features a garden view. You can also stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Mingle with other guests at the complimentary reception, held daily. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 11 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Alka features a full-service spa. The hotel offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/cafe, and a snack bar/deli. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This beach hotel also offers spa services, a library, and a terrace. For a surcharge, an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests.

Hotel Alka has designated areas for smoking.

  • Library
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1947
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Limo or town car service available
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Free reception
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Wheelchair accessible – no
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Shopping on site
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 20
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Garden

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Room Amenities

Hotel Alka offers 20 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Free toiletries
  • In-room safe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Desk
  • Premium bedding
  • Shower only
  • Free WiFi
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Mobile key entry

Where to Eat

A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Apex Ganges restaurant - This beachfront restaurant specializes in vegetarian cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Boat tours on site

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Ayurvedic Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Body treatments
  • Steam room in spa
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at noon

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for INR 200.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

No onsite parking is available

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a first aid kit

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Operational Recommendations for Hotels (FHRAI - India).

Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Masks are compulsory at the property

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Contactless food service / room service is available

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Property follows sanitization practices of Operational Recommendations for Hotels (FHRAI - India)

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Debit cards

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: INR 200 for adults and INR 200 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 850 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: INR 850.00
  • Rollaway bed fee: INR 200.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Alka Varanasi
  • Hotel Alka
  • Alka Varanasi
  • Alka Hotel Varanasi
  • Hotel Alka Hotel
  • Hotel Alka Varanasi
  • Hotel Alka Hotel Varanasi

We should mention

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Operational Recommendations for Hotels (FHRAI - India).

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