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William's Beach Retreat

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4th Ward, Colva 403708, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bangalore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The hotel is located very close to the Colva beach in Goa. Very basic facilities but value for money. Breakfast is included but is only fruit juice, toast, butter, jam, tea/coffee. You have to pay extra for eggs. There is an Udipi (South Indian) restaurant just outside the hotel for vegetarian food.

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greece
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Reviews i have seen are quite harsh about this hotel i would say without justice.I was not expecting much but was pleasantly surprised when we arrived. Lovely pool which was well looked after but not many sunbeds. Rooms were cleaned every day IF you left your key at reception ( we did not find this out till the end when... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

The Hotel is situated close to the beach, the rooms are very basic but clean and the beds are very hard, the room we had was none a/c with just a ceiling fan which was okay but room was very hot and asked for a a/c room which was much better staff helpful, breakfast average but most other meals okay.

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Midnapore, West Bengal, India
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The hotel is situated close enough to the beach,the rooms are clean and airy enough.The pool in front of the rooms block is a well-come gem to the hotel.the service is average...But the manager of the hotel seems to be a little arrogant and rude.I suppose he does not know the ABC s of hospitality...The Bars on the entrance are... More

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birmingahm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

We stayed for 7 days the room we had was facing the pool, it was basic but clean, the room got very hot, only had ceiling fan. pool was great but only a few sun beds. beach 10 min walk. Plenty of great bars and restaurants close by. Would stay again but choose room with ac

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Wirral
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Having decided to visit Goa for the first time, my first thoughts where do I go North or South, after a lot of study, taking account of my age etc I decided South. Next decision is what beach area do I choose so after looking at some great maps on the net I decided on Colva as it seemed to... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

This is a very basic 2* India hotel. When we arrived mid January the hotel was about 50/50 English/Russian - however by 1st week in March we found ourselves the only 2 English people in the hotel!! All of the others were Russian - the majority being very noisy and rude. Having said this - the hotel is in a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

I've stayed in worse basic 2 stars in India. We had room 112 for 10 days, location is good, 5 minute walk to Colva beach and various places to eat/drink on the doorstep. Room was basic as was shower but we had hot water and the sheets etc were changed whenever we left our key at reception. We stayed in... More

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

oh Williams Beach My dusty flower Why have you never learned of bleach? Or screens for windows and doors Rubbermats for bathroom floors? Oh Russian friends Why have you never learned to speak Of english words and rues Which makes you appear so rude? oh English friends Of villages small Of times that have passed us all Why do you... More

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62 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

We stayed here for two weeks before heading over to Skylark. The hotel is a basic 2 star hotel in a great position. It has a very good pool and the staff are brilliant , always smiling and helpful. The rooms are cleaned every day and the young lad done towel shapes every day:) This hotel has a lot of... More

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Address: 4th Ward, Colva 403708, India
Location: India > Goa > Colva
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Hotel Class:2 star — William's Beach Retreat 2*
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