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Dona Sa Maria

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Tamborim, Cavelossim 403 731, India
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Dona Sa Maria for the second time in January 2015 and have booked again for next January. We do not usually return to the same place as there are so many different places in the world to visit, however DSM draws you back. The setting of the hotel is beautiful, accommodation is clean and comfortable (beds... More 

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Mumbai
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I had booked this property for a night after reading lot of good reviews online. However after reaching there I realised that it was not what I had expected from the reviews. As an Indian family traveler, I would advice you to stay away from this one. - First, They have a policy not to allow more than one kid... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We spent a delightful two weeks at Dona Sa Maria in early March. The accommodation was comfortable, clean, roomy and excellent value. The pool was spotless and, with the surrounding garden, the perfect place to relax at the end of a ‘hard’ day on the beach or exploring the beautiful State of Goa. Location is 3 miles from the very... More 

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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The beds were a solid sheet of plywood with a 4 inch very hard mattress on top! Not good for sleeping on.The hotel dogs which are tied in the kitchen at night are always barking. Although one of the many rules states no noise after 10pm guests in the bar were very rowdy until 2am. This I am glad to... More 

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Dona Sa Maria is a small, family run guest house. We have just returned from our fourth visit and found it better than ever. The owners are charming and friendly; Goa has a great tradition of hospitality. The rooms are spotless, there is a small pool and the gardens are very pretty and full of birds. If your taste is... More 

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This was our 3rd visit and not our last .We arrived late November so got to spend Christmas with all at Dona,we were invited along with other guests to puri and serafinos house for Christmas lunch,we were made to feel very welcome.Christmas eve serafino arranged for ourselves and Margaret and stewart to go to a private mass,we all felt very... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Had the pleasure and fortune of returning to this lovely hotel for 2 weeks - which is simply not long enough! We are a family of 4 travelling with our 2 boys aged 9 and 13 and nothing at all was missing from a "family holiday" and would recommend Goa to any family who is thinking of going. Service at... More 

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cheshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We have been to the Dona Sa Maria many times and my last review in 2013 I said I would maybe not return I feel I must update my review. We returned to Goa following a week in Kerala as I booked the trip independently The Dona was booked so we stayed in the guest house next door. The last... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I know I have reviewed this hotel previously, however I feel I must update my review. We arrived on 5th January so there were still lots of Christmas lights to welcome us on our way from the airport.The journey takes about 40 minutes and cost about £10 at todays exchange rate. We arrived at about 5 am so all was... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We recently returned from our second visit to the Dona Sa Maria in Tamborim. Serafino and Puri, the owners and Anita (the receptionist) were as attentive, helpful and hospitable as last year. They all are happy to share their knowledge of this region of Goa and further afield. As other reviews have said, many of the guests are retired brits... More 

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