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Gaffino's Beach Resort

Mobor Beach, Cavelossim 403731, India
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Gaffino's Beach Resort
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Ranked #11 of 11 Hotels in Cavelossim
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bangalore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Gaffino's is a very old hotel, has been there since more than 10 years. Rice Bowl is now the restaurant. Their starters are really good. Enough for 2 people. Avoid the mushroom starters. It's not a great place, but very reasonable. Clean surroundings.

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Mumbai
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Gaffino's at Cavelossim stretch (opposite Tito's) is a good no frills hotel. The rooms are decent, A/C, bathrooms are clean. There are no TV's in the rooms. This works fine for the people who are looking for a hotel without too much luxury. There are plenty of good eating joints closeby so food is no issue. It is about a... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Was staying at Haathi mahal next doors and had three meals. The restaurant is Rice Bowl and served good Indo-Chinese. Food was quite tasty and wholesome. Ambiance is simple, however the complex is clean and airy (not air-conditioned). Staff is warm and prices reasonable. Would recommend the place.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

basic yes, you get what you pay for. pre order the day before and you can have any food you want , they will even make you a nice English Sunday roast dinner,.we have stayed many times and cant wait for our next time,. ROB N ROSE Gaffinos is a guest house its not a posh hotel , but they... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

This hotel is situated in a prime location with easy access to the beach and most good restaurants. The staff are friendly, but on arriving at 1am we were tired and thirsty, I asked for bottled water...NONE available. There was no chance of any refreshments or even a cup of tea. The hotel is primarily aimed at a Russian clientele... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Four of us stayed in Cavelossim and visited a different restaurant each evening over the three weeks we were there. We thought we would try Gaffinos as had walked past it several times and it looked Ok. What a mistake!!! The menu we were given was very extensive however everything we chose they did not have. Mr friends ordered fish... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

This is our fourth visit to Goa, second to Cavelossim. Last year (Feb 2011) we used to pass Gaffinos and could see how busy the restaurant and bar was which prompted us to book it this year. It was not until after we had booked that I found a review saying that money had gone missing from the safety deposit... More 

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Dundee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2011

We never stayed at Gaffinos,but we ate and drank in it,the staff were tremendous,really friendly and helpful,they couldn't do enough for us,Jeevan the manager,Willie and Sam were always smiling and happy and the food was typical Indian and Goan,delicious,this place is definately worth a couple of visits,don't bother about the doom merchants,go and judge by yourself.

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Bournemouth,
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2011

We went to visit our friends who were staying at Gaffinos, infact, the previous review by Nancy, is about the two couples who we visited! This place is old, tired, and needs to jump quickly into the current day! As one of the first places to stay in Cavelossim it should be proud of it's longevity! But unless they sort... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2011

As two couples we have travelled 4 times to Goa, and this is by far the worst hotel we have ever stayed in. We do not book 5 star anytime and are used to quite basic in Goa - but here is basic and basic and this is definately basic. Beds are like sleeping on blocks of concrete, towels scratch... More 

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