The Gateway Hotel Ganges

The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi is a comfortable, tasteful hotel and an ideal base from which to explore the ancient holy city of Varanasi.

Nestled on 40 acres of lush, landscaped gardens, The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi is an excellent base from which to explore the ancient holy city of Varanasi. Refurbished in 2017, this property has all the facilities you would expect of a five-star hotel including an excellent fitness centre and sparkling outdoor swimming pool.

There are a 130 tastefully decorated rooms and suites at The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi, spread across a range of categories. Facing the city or the pool, all are generously sized and feature wooden floors. Yoga mats are available in your room, along with amenities such as safes and Wi-Fi access.

Dining options on the premises include two restaurants – one specialising in international fare, the other, Indian cuisine. There is also a bar where finger food and a wide selection of premium beverages can be enjoyed. Concierge can assist with tours to sites such as the famous Vishwanath Temple or with bookings at the hotel’s wellness spa, which offers a wide range of relaxing massages.


How to get to The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi

The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi is located around 20km from Varanasi’s Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, a journey of around 40 minutes by road.

The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi Highlights

  • A comfortable, recently refurbished five-star hotel
  • Offering a wide range of tasteful rooms and suites
  • With excellent recreational facilities including a gym and pool
  • A good range of onsite dining options
  • Easy access to Vishwanath Temple, ghats and many other sites of Varanasi

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Accommodation in Varanasi, Kolkata and The Ganges

Below are a selection of our preferred hotels in Varanasi, Kolkata and The Ganges. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

Brijrama Palace

Varanasi's Brijrama Palace occupies a majestic former royal residence with an enviable location on historic Darbanga Ghat, next to the holy Ganges River.

Taj Bengal

The Taj Bengal is located in the exclusive suburb of Alipore, with Kolkata landmarks including the Victoria Memorial within easy striking distance.

Taj Nadesar Palace

Taj Nadesar Palace nestles on 28 acres of lush gardens and fragrant orchards close to the sacred waters of the River Ganges in ancient Varanasi.

The Gateway Hotel Ganges

The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi is a comfortable, tasteful hotel and an ideal base from which to explore the ancient holy city of Varanasi.

The Oberoi Grand

The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata occupies a gracious early 19th century building with a prime location close to the elegant Victoria Memorial.

The Park Hotel

Designed by esteemed UK-based architects Conran and Partners, The Park Hotel, Kolkata is an avant-garde design hotel in downtown Kolkata.



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Varanasi, Kolkata and the Ganges Overview

Why Varanasi, Kolkata & The Ganges: The Ganges River and historic cities like Varanasi lie at the heart of Hindu religion and culture. Explore the temples, laneways, markets, riverbanks and ghats, which offer a fascinating glimpse into ancient living history.

When to Go: October to March is the best time to visit when the days are drier and clearer, and temperatures mild.

Combine With: The Golden Triangle comprised of Delhi, Agra (Taj Mahal) and Jaipur (Rajasthan), Khajuraho or the tiger parks of Bandhavgarh and Kanha.

Getting There: Varanasi and Kolkata can be reached by air, train or road.

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