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The Sofala

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Opp Bank of India, Bardez 403114, India (Formerly The Sol)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Mumbai
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If u happen to be in Goa on a Thursday night you must visit this place for an evening out. They have a fantastic jazz band. The music is awesome. And many a musician visit the place and surprise you by singing with the band. The experience is simply great. The ambiance also is lovely, partly open air and partly... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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53 reviews 53 reviews
43 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

When entering the Sofala, there is a sense of peace and tranquility as soon as you see the water body right in the middle of the lobby. Then all hell breaks loose!!! We booked two rooms for one night and were happy to enter rooms that were pleasantly decorated with each one having its own unique charm. Once we got... More

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ManagerGuestServices, General Manager at The Sofala, responded to this review

Dear Dubaiite, We thank you for your feedback on Trip Advisor and apologize for your unpleasant stay. We have updated our Housekeeping Manager the difficulties you have experienced during your stay with us. All necessary measures are taken to fix these issues. We are extremely sorry that our Housekeeping team was unable to come forward with the appropriate solutions. Staff... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

this is a property with great potential-but it seems it's being run by amateurs... 1. I checked in on a Sunday afternoon...and was welcomed by renovation and construction noise...and despite requesting the duty manager, the sound continued all through the day...a nightmare start. 2. the hotel website mentions an 'award winning Italian restaurant' on getting there I was informed, the... More

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ManagerGuestServices, General Manager at The Sofala, responded to this review

Dear Amarbutala, Greetings from The Sofala! We thank you for your constructive feedback and apologize for your uncomfortable stay. At the time of your visit, our management had undertaken various measurements to upgrade the entire property. We deeply care about making our guests’ time at The Sofala special and memorable and constantly strive to upgrade our services and facilities. We... More

Dubai
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Stayed at this lovely Boutique hotel for a weekend. No rooms are identical, all are different and has a nice Colonial feel about it. Only complaint is the service was very slow, for Breakfast, ordering drinks anytime of the day and even for Dinner. On the whole it was a lovely stay and would recommend staying there

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ManagerGuestServices, General Manager at The Sofala, responded to this review

Dear Dreamz62, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. We truly appreciate your open and honest feedback about your experience at our hotel over the holiday. I'm very concerned with the comments you made specifically about our service being slow as your satisfaction and well-being are of most importance to us. Our Assistant Restaurant Manager and myself... More

Paris, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Very calm, impeccable service in a beautiful colonial house. Our stay has been perfect and we totally appreciate the very professional staff and treatment. Food is excellent and the terrace a wonderful place to chill.

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ManagerGuestServices, General Manager at The Sofala, responded to this review

Dear VisiteMoi, Greetings from The Sofala! Thank you for your wonderful remarks, which I have shared with our staff. To keep you updated, we have re-branded our Restaurant as Sol Bar + Bistro which offers you a variety of Indian, Goan, Italian and Thai food. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcoming... More

New Delhi, India
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The Sofala is a small 21 room property in which all the rooms are very comfortable and large. The decor has a Portuguese influense and the entire property has a very welcoming feel to it. We had booked 2 Queen deluxe rooms both of which are large in size. The toilets are very modern and well equipped. The Pool although... More

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ManagerGuestServices, General Manager at The Sofala, responded to this review

Dear Ghost71, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Guest satisfaction is our number one goal and we are happy our hotel and staff met all your needs during your stay. There is nothing that makes us happier than hearing that you will return on your next visit; we look forward to seeing you then! Looking forward to seeing... More

Abu-Dhabi
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I went to Goa for my honeymoon and booked a Deluxe Guest Room for 5 days in Sofala. My first impression about hotel was that it is a decent property. It was near to the Candolim beach and all other north beaches were near by as well. LPK was just 2 mins walk from the hotel. The staff was accomodating... More

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ManagerGuestServices, General Manager at The Sofala, responded to this review

Dear gopster, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience. We are truly happy to hear that you enjoyed our amenities and had comfortable stay with us. We hope to see you again on your next trip to Goa! Warm Regards, Firoz Khan General Manager More

Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We really had an amazing time at the Sofala. The staff were super friendly and really pleasant. We got upgraded to a suite without asking, which really added to the experience . The entire hotel was really charming and beautifully built. The pool was beautiful and you could see the stars on a clear night. The food was very reasonably... More

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ManagerGuestServices, General Manager at The Sofala, responded to this review

Dear Amit D, Thank you for sharing your experience; we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We deeply care about making our guests’ time at The Sofala special and memorable and constantly thrive to upgrade our services and facilities to offer the best. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards, Firoz Khan General... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Stayed here in mid-March as part of a group of 22 including kids. This is a small boutique hotel. Rooms , particularly the Suite , are done up beautifully & tastefully. Staff are excellent, handling a group of our size is not easy-but full credit to them. The hotel is at a quiet location, about a 10minute drive to Candolim.... More

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ManagerGuestServices, General Manager at The Sofala, responded to this review

Dear vetrismv, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience; we are happy that you have enjoyed staying at our boutique hotel. We would like to apologize for the inconvenience caused to you and the entire group due to the noise at our kitchen. You will be happy to know that, as a result of guest feedback like... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

It was very comfortable stay for 4nights. Right location as places are not too far. The hotel staff was friendly & well behaved.Food was good & fresh. Loved sea food. The overall experience was good. It is value for money.

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Nitin M, General Manager at The Sofala, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is such a pleasure to know about your recent stay experience at The Sofala. Thank you for commending our team members for their warm and attentive service, it is encouraging for them to know that they have highlighted your experience with us. We are delighted to know that our attentive service, comfort level and location all contributed... More

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Address: Opp Bank of India, Bardez 403114, India (Formerly The Sol)
Location: India > Goa > Bardez
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sofala 4*
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