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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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Ranked #41 of 84 hotels in Bardez
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
dubaiite Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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52 reviews 52 reviews
42 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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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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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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Paris, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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New Delhi, India
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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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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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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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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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

New Delhi, India
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We shifted here from the Taj for two nights, and the location is a bit off candolim, which can be a blessing considering the traffic and noise on the main road. A small property, we were given rooms on the first floor. The whole process of booking the room was easy and efficient where I just called to book and... More

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

Dear Pappy_28, Thank you for your recent stay at The Sofala and for the wonderful feedback. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Your kind comments regarding the hotel’s location, ambiance, well appointed guest rooms and great food and beverage options are highly appreciated. Our Front office staff are delighted by your special mention of their... More

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