Varanasi or Benares is the one of the oldest living cities in the world. It is an important pilgrimage destination in India for Hindus and Buddhists around the world. It is also known for Benaras Hindu University (BHU), ghats of River Ganges and a number of shrines, temples and palaces that dot its colorful scenario. There are a number of hotels in the city to cater to the pilgrims, education enthusiasts and those who just love to study the culture and history of the city. The hotels and lodging facilities suitable for all budgets and needs are available here including luxury hotels with all the modern amenities and classic hotels that offer you a glimpse of rich tradition of the city.