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Nilaya Hermitage

#4 of 12 Hotels in Arpora
Certificate of Excellence
Arpora Bhati | Near St Josephs English School Arpora, Arpora 403518, India
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

There is no denying that this is a beautiful hotel and the staff were helpful and friendly too. We were however disappointed to discover that the restaurant did not offer local Indian food on its set menu and even though they served western food, Christmas dinner was not offered, or even attempted. The internet did not work in the rooms... More 

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Thank Rachel B
Boutiqueresort, General Manager at Nilaya Hermitage, responded to this review

Hi Rachel, Thank you for your review, this is what gives us the resolve to improve for better. Over a period of 20 years that the Resort has been in existence, we have learnt that 98% of our guests prefer continental food to Indian, more over since we are a resort that believes in sitting one on one with guests... More 

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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We stayed as a family (with a single teenage boy) in the Fire room where an extra bed was provided. The room was enormous and we were very happy with our choice having poked our head into a few of the other rooms when the cleaners were doing their bit. The bed was the widest we ever slept on and... More 

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Thank italpphile
Boutiqueresort, General Manager at Nilaya Hermitage, responded to this review

We thank you for your appreciation and look forward to having you stay with us again, our resolve is to raise the bar higher and higher. Warm Regards More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This property seems to be an architectural gem in the middle of commercial north Goa....but u still feel your in the woods. Very niche, very quaint ! Mediterranean architecture , mediaval feel. Every room different and big, with a 5 elements theme. We loved it solo much for its very private feel and look. I was awed by the make... More 

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5 Thank pdc786wanderlust
Boutiqueresort, General Manager at Nilaya Hermitage, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your feedback. Glad to know you enjoyed your stay here. We take our customer review very seriously and will look into increasing the number of attendants at night time. Though we are proud to say we have not had a single issue in 20 years! Please do visit us again, Thanks again More 

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192 reviews
51 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

There are several reasons. This is an ideal holiday resort with a dozen or so rooms, each designed on a different eco theme. The rooms are large and comfortable. The balconies are great. The open to the sky shower facilities are lovely. Linda and the staff take good care of you. The swimming pool is large and clean. The hotel... More 

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9 Thank Rshukla51
Boutiqueresort, General Manager at Nilaya Hermitage, responded to this review

Dear Mr Shukla, Thank you for yur kind words. We will certainly pay more attention & raise the bar in terms of our service, Please do visit us again, Warm Regards More 

Panaji, India
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Nilaya is a little off the beaen track in Apora but the drive is well worth it. The views from the pool and rooms is fantastic . It's the perfect place to relax and get away from the maddaning crowd. The staff are very helpful and friendly. The rooms are spacious and very unusual all of them have special features.... More 

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6 Thank chrisholmyard
Boutiqueresort, General Manager at Nilaya Hermitage, responded to this review

Thanks Chris, We would love to have you stay with us once again, Warm Regards More 

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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120 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I had visited this place on my birthday to celeberate we all frnz dined and had fun wat an excellent property with gud service? The food was tasty go for goan cusine its great its worth visit vil be back soon.

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4 Thank Srinivas736
Boutiqueresort, General Manager at Nilaya Hermitage, responded to this review

Dear Srinivas, We are glad you enjoyed our hospitality and look forward to seeing you again, Warm Regards More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We went there for a wedding, it was magical! Staff very impressive, food excellent (spaghetti vongole are the best), lovely swimming pool, stunning rooms. Our room (Sun) extremely clear and functional. Full body massages to recommend.

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2 Thank BerengeUK
Boutiqueresort, General Manager at Nilaya Hermitage, responded to this review

Hello Berenge, Thank you for your wonderful review, we will be delighted to host you here again, Warm Regards More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We have just come back from our tenth visit to nilaya and found it better than ever. The food is delicious ,the staff as attentive and helpful as before and the standard of service exemplary,but all done with a sense of humour. We travel a lot in India and always try to fit in a visit to round off our... More 

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3 Thank Pstanyork
Boutiqueresort, General Manager at Nilaya Hermitage, responded to this review

Dear Pstanyork, We are delighted by your review, as a regular here we are glad that we have kept the bar high up in our services. Thank you & see you soon! Warm Regards More 

London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We had an incredible stay at the Nilaya. Staff was kind and helpful. We enjoyed the pool and our room. Food was really good. We had massage every day and it was really great. The hotel is situated in some hill in the middle of the vegetation so really quiet and beautiful. We loved our stay after a 2 weeks... More 

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Boutiqueresort, General Manager at Nilaya Hermitage, responded to this review

Hello Stephane Thank you for your review. We hope to see you here soon, Warm Regards More 

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49 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Was here for a wedding, stayed for about a week. The hotel is definitely not to my personal liking, just because I don't like resorts and being this close to nature! So personal preferences aside, this a really beautiful luxury resort. I believe one of the top in Goa. The resort is pretty much surrounded by jungle. Different bungalows (or... More 

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2 Thank Rnajm
Boutiqueresort, General Manager at Nilaya Hermitage, responded to this review

Hello Rnajm, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We take your inputs seriously & will definitely look at improving on the number of items on the breakfast menu. We hope to see you again, Thanks More 

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