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Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat

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Vainguinim Beach, Dona Paula 403004, India
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bhopal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Stay in Sandalwood Retreat was excellent. I really enjoyed the hospitality and staff was very courteous. Although i tried only once but food was good.Overall a very good experience and i would recommend this hotel to others also

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

all of us enjoyed the facilities, beach etc. the staff are excellent & extremely helpful. will definitely go back to sandalwood for our goa vacations. it is not far from the city & travel to and fro is arranged by the courteous staff. a lot of water activities at the beach.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great amenities: pool, restaurants, spa and private beach access. The staff were helpful and provided great service. Our room was spacious, though sparse in furniture and could have been cleaned better prior to our arrival. Our balcony overlooked the garbage hole outside, not the best view. Ok complimentary breakfast. They offered shuttle service to the nearby market which was also... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose a location at central Goa just to stay away from all the chaos in the last week of year 2014. I know it sounds ironic but there was some miscalculated itinerary and the vacation was much needed then. Go for this hotel if you prefer quiet surrounding, semi private beach and got a vehicle to explore rest of... More 

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Dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this hotel and stay there for a weak. At first because all of the room were occupied, they gave us a suite on 3rd floor, as we buy a package of tour to Goa, we were very disappointed because my mom has leg problem and it's very difficult for her to go to the 3rd floor with... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been there at the fag end of the season...located in a valley, this facility is away from the typical madness of other beaches in Goa. The best part is that this facility shares a private beach with a famous resort of Goa. Overall great way to spend quality time away from official commitments

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 weeks, and the staff were very friendly and helpful for anything we needed! Always up for a chat and generally interested! Room was lovely and was cleaned everyday, even with towel art!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location, special beach but far from the panjim, the best value is kind and responsible staff like Mr Philip restaurant captain good cookies and very good behavior,me and my wife love him and congratulations to sandlwood to have this resturant captain.

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I'm staying in sandalwood right now. Nice place near the river beach with nice staff. You could lay down on the beach. Sandalwood reserved some beds for the guests. Wifi is free every where in lobby, yard and room area. It is a service that just offered by sandalwood. Any hotel wouldn't give you free wifi here in goa. We... More 

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Food quality is excellent.I was feeling like awesome every time.everything was good over there.I appreciate the behaviour of their employees, they are very sweet and helpful.Whenever I will go to Go a, I will surely stay over there.

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