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Marbella Guesthouse

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Sinquerim-Candolim, Candolim, Bardez 403 515, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

An isolated, quaint little place, very tastefully done up. Its wooded on 3 sides of the building, a walkable distance from the sea shore. If you are an outdoor person who what to experience the best of Goa yet stay isolated from the crowed, this is a place just for you. All rooms in this place are unique. The people... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We were visiting Goa to attend a family celebration and were lucky to choose Marbella as it offered 3 rooms for our extended family. Based on your review we also chose the pent house suite and were in for a very pleasant surprise!! Such tastefully done up spacious room surrounded by such lush greenery topped with super hospitality. My dream... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

As soon as we zeroed down on Goa as our next travel destination, we started looking for places to stay in and on coming across Marbella guest house on a travel website and seeing the excellent reviews attached along with it, we decided that this would be it!!! The place is exactly the way it looks in the pictures. It's... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Very much appreciated and best located place. In very much reachable location to most of goa attractions still isolated and peaceful place. Staff very caring and spontaneous, maintained and looked after very generously. Food is best with kindness at its best. All in all would like to surely visit this place again......

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Hannover, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stayed at the Marbella Guesthouse for 11 days/Nights. As we came to the Marbella Guesthouse without reservation (thank you to the receptionist Sajjan that this has been possible) we had to change rooms twice and therefore had the chance to see three different rooms/roomtypes: we stayed in the penthouse for four nights, in the Bougainvillea for one night and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I had the pleasure of staying in the garden suite for 5 days during my recent trip to goa. Few basic facts to know about this place... This place is absolutely well maintained.... It has clean sparkling toilets (which is a deal breaker for my wife if the toilets are not clean. ) . ... The room is cleaned each... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Lovely place to stay, with good staff and spacious and characterful rooms. We would not stay in this part of Goa again - especially not over the holiday season. Go north or south, but the huge numbers on package tours from europe, was not what we came to india to see. Our mistake

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susansinghrarewala, Owner at Marbella Guesthouse, responded to this review

I tend to agree with people that come here, and enjoy the peace and quiet of our guest house. Dealing with the bustling tourist season, which is heavy upon us from dec to late feb, can be exhausting, especially on the main strip of road that starts in sinquerim and heads off to calungute. But at least you appreciated us... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

In the midst of Goa's chaotic tourist focal point, Marbella stands out as a reminder of a bygone era where time transcended life itself. Standing as the last in line on a thin sliver of tar leading to nowhere, the guest house is almost purposefully hidden from view even from right in front of your eyes. Not one for the... More 

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susansinghrarewala, Owner at Marbella Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! It certainly is good for us to be at the end of lane. I really don't think marbella would fit in on the main strip of road. We are different, but not perfect, which adds to the charm of marbella and not like other regular guest houses. This old fashioned portugese villa, with antique ambience is... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

What can I say? Great rooms (especially the spacious penthouse with terrace), most friendly staff, wonderful food and at a good location. Sinquerim is a small town with lots of shops and restaurants, but the guesthouse is away from the hustle and bustle of the town down a quite alley. Great value for money. Highly recommended!

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susansinghrarewala, Owner at Marbella Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thankyou for your positive review! Yes the penthouse is very spacious, and can easily accomadate quite a few people especially families with children. Or small groups of friends such as yourselves. I am glad to hear that you find us good value for money, although we are now giving up to 20 % discounts for longer staying guests. More 

Pune, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We went as a group of 2 couples. The place is nice. We stayed in the smaller rooms with an attache balcony in between. The location is close to Fort Aguada and the lighthouse. The place had a wonderful courtyard where once can spend some quality time in the morning. We really enjoyed getting up in the morning and having... More 

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susansinghrarewala, Owner at Marbella Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello and many thanks for your review! The bouganvillea rooms with shared attached balcony is ideal for two couples or a couple with 2 kids. we do not have facilites for children.. But they are welcome, as long as they are supervised as we have two dogs and its always safer to have adults present. we are considering fridges in... More 

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