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Ciaran's

Hno 233/A, Palolem Beach,Behind Old Syndicate bank, | South Goa, Palolem, Canacona 403702, India
Ciaran's
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a pleasant stay we had at Ciaran's. A well run, friendly place. We stayed in the beach front huts for 6 nights then changed to a garden hut for another 6 nights. Rooms are clean & all huts have fans over the bed. Good mosquito nets. Huts are close to each other so can hear almost everything. Ear plugs... More 

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Coutin, Manager at Ciaran's, responded to this review

Hi Helloworld1965 Thank you for your opinion. It's very important foк us. We try very hard to make our guests were pleased. Best regards More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nicely and cleverly designed huts (and you are charged accordingly). It shows that the foundation is permanent and you have a feel of a real solid floor. The materials are predominantly natural, which provides nice smell inside and creates an enjoyable atmosphere of peace and tranquility. Unfortunately, the service is far from being custom-friendly. The person in charge lets... More 

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Coutin, Manager at Ciaran's, responded to this review

Sorry for the inconvenience you had with our dogs. Yes, there couldhave been poo, as there is only one puppy which is of 3 months old and is not toilet trained yet... like the small child which does whenever it needs and cries all the time and parents sometime have no control. About the service, we are not overly friendly,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We booked a fan beach hut room (which we had done elsewhere in India), but on arrival quickly realised that we would need an AC room. Im not actually sure how anyone stays in the fan rooms (due to the humidity), we turned the fan on and it literally made no difference! Upgrading to an AC room (fortunately one was... More 

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Coutin, Owner at Ciaran's, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We have seen your reveiw on trip advisor and pleased to know that you were satisfied with your stay at Ciarans even though you found it a burden on your budjet. We are trying to give as much as we can to our customer for the price that we charge. This includes breakfast, afternoon chai, free water, free... More 

County Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at Ciaran`s on more than a few occasions and have never been disappointed ! The huts have to be dismantled and rebuild every year (environmental laws) which is a feat in itself but also adds an element of surprise every visit as the owner always makes a few changes ( in a good way)This season it was... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at Ciaran's was great. I'd been to Goa eight years ago and just stayed at the cheapest 'pound a night' huts on the beach, which were fine, but this time I was back as part of my honeymoon so wanted to book something in advance. We had a beachfront hut, which was fantastic, looking straight out over the... More 

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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were more than excellent, cannot rate them highly enough! they were charming, helpful and honest! The food was varied and interesting and always tasty.. Ciaran even had plenty of entertainment , there were Indian musicians and even dancers. The huts were simple, clean and practical but still all had an air of 'WOW' about them - i would... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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105 reviews 105 reviews
64 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Great location at Palolem beach! 2 restaurants at this place, and with good food as well. The staff is friendly and helpful. The first nights I had the hut next to the beach and next to one of the restaurants. If you would like an early sleep the noice is too load for this hut. Rest of the nights I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A wonderful place to stay right in the middle of Palolem beach. Lovely live music to enjoy over dinner and great atmosphere. The staff are all very helpful and friendly. When in Palolem I would say this is the better places to stay. Good value for money. Breakfast is well organized and I have been told the porridge is super... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I find it difficult to justify the raving review that Lonely Planet gave this place. However: The location is superb! We had one of the seaview bungalows, and it was practically ON the beach. The huts are clean and they have two nice restaurants attached to their complex. So why is it not a five? It's the small things. The... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We stayed in Ciarans for 6 nights. The huts were large and generally well appointed with a large, comfortable bed and a reasonable shower, which was mostly hot, but only if you had it early enough. The restaurant was on the beach-front and generally well laid out although the stepped floor levels were a nuisance when carrying food and drink... More 

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