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Brij Rama Palace Varanasi

India, Varanasi

Dating back to the 18th Century this ornate palace is full of traditional touches
Overlooking the River Ganges where you can watch Hindu celebrations and rituals
Just 32 rooms, with five star personal service and all the amenities you need
Live music and fine vegetarian dining are offered every evening

Immerse yourself in the Hindu heritage of India in the Brij Rama Palace Varanasi. Built in the 18th Century and retaining much of its original charm and features, take in the arches, antiques and artwork which adorns the walls of the hotel. Overlook the River Ganges from the large windows of the hotel and take in the ceremonies which take place on this holy river. In the evenings, enjoy fine dining in the vegetarian only restaurants, along with live music, candles and folk dancing. 

There are just 32 rooms in the hotel, meaning you can enjoy a highly personalised service and a warm Indian reception. Yoga and meditation sessions are held on the rooftop at sunrise, as well as boat rides with excellent dining options. 

 

Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Darbhanga


Soak in the views over the Ganges River as you linger over a long traditional Indian meal. Vegetarian dishes are served by expert chefs, with the beautiful interiors taking you back to days gone by. 

Kamalya


Set on a terrace this pretty café serves speciality teas, coffees and Indian favourites including Thandai, coolers and milkshakes. Street food items and other dishes are also included. 

Activities & Entertainment

Sunrise Meditation and Yoga

Watch as the sun rises over the River Ganges as you enjoy guided meditation and yoga classes on the hotel’s rooftop. 

Candlelit Boat Dinner

Perfect for a romantic evening, watch the reflection of the candles as you float down the iconic River Ganges and indulge in an exquisite dinner. 

About the location
Overlooking the iconic River Ganges in Varanasi, the Brij Rama Palace is the ideal place to immerse yourself in India’s most spiritual city. The Ganges River plays an important role in Hindu ceremonies, with celebrations of life, deaths and cleansing rituals performed daily. Take a boat trip and see the Hindu priests as they perform these rituals, or visit some of the city’s beautiful temples. 

The busy streets of the city are alive with colour and activity, with merchants haggling with visitors as they make their way to the ghats of the river. These steps are where Hindus make their way to the river for a celebration.
Nearest airport
Varanasi Airport is an hour’s drive from Brij Rama Palace Varanasi
Nadidhara

Sleeps up to 2 adults

This large double bedroom offers a choice of double or twin beds. Dark wood and rich Indian furnishings add an elegant feel and there is a minibar, desk, seating area and dining table. The en suite bathroom is made from white marble and has a walk in shower. 

Size: 25m²

Dhanurdhara

Sleeps up to 2 adults

A spacious double bedroom with a king size bed, dark Indian wood and rich fabrics is perfect for a luxurious, romantic stay. There is also a minibar, desk, dining area and seating area. Your en suite bathroom has marble finishes, complimentary toiletries and a walk in shower. 

Size: 26m²

Vasundhara

Sleeps up to 3 adults

This large double bedroom has luxurious décor made from dark wood and rich Indian fabrics, with a king size bed perfect for a comfortable stay. The room contains a minibar, dining area, seating area and a desk. The marble en suite bathroom contains a separate shower. 

Size: 27m²

Maharaja Suite

Sleeps up to 3 adults

Bright and spacious, with floor length windows offering views over the River Ganges, this luxurious room offers regal furnishings. The king size canopy bed, dining area, seating area, antique furniture and more ensure you enjoy a comfortable stay. The white marble bathroom contains a separate bath and walk in shower. 

Size: 27m²

Varuna Burj Room

Sleeps up to 2 adults

The only room of its kind, the Varuna Burj is set in a wing of the hotel with spectacular views of the River Ganges from all of its floor to ceiling windows. Antique furniture made from teak, traditional Indian furnishings and a king size bed add a luxurious feel to the room. There is also a minibar, dining table with views of the river and a seating area. The en suite bathroom has a separate bath and walk in shower. 

Size: 22m²

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Unique and perfectly located
687katys,
Tripadvisor review Nov 14 2018
Amazing! By far the the most unique hotel anyone in our group had ever stayed. The staff was friendly and helpful. You get there by water taxi. Please know this is a vegetarian and alcohol free hotel...
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Great Stay
843gregp, Auckland Central, New Zealand
Tripadvisor review Nov 11 2018
Great hotel on the ghat, easy to walk to different areas, very Easy to walk to the local market. And to get a boat to see the sights, and to view the night activity, I only wish is that them need...
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