On second trip to Goa after Leela Goa in December last decided to change and went for this small "boutique " hotel in north Goa . Had stayed in very very nice boutique hotel in Sri Lanka in November (Serene Pavilions in Wadduwa) and expected something similar .
It proved very disappointing and checked out after two nights . As shown on the pictures there is a very charming pool ... however bungalows are VERY basic with minimal comfort , basic bathroom basic shower (no toiletries) and te price is therefore completely ridiculous. Staff is pleasant but minimally trained , food on menu is good but basic.
Hotel is not by the beach . To go there you need to ask manager to drive you (te minutes) then you reach a poor very tired beach bungalow with tired lounges and minimal service for food and drinks.
People are pleasant and it would not be unpleasant if : a) we had not been so misled about the level of the hotel , b) the price was not disproportionate .
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Pousada Tauma is the first 12 suite Boutique Hotel to open in Goa in the 1998.Built from scratch from1995 on a two acre plot,it is known for our traditional Goan hospitality,with plenty of privacy ,lots of open spaces and a lush tropical garden .1)Room rates are inclusive of B'fast ,lunch or dinner, excluding the Tax's.2)We never offer packages and we never discount " one rate for all our guests " Requests our guests not call or emails for discounts,special offers ,packages etc.3)Meals are served keeping in mind that most of our guests enjoy the local regional cuisine, prepared from fresh seasonal produce,meals which are included in the tariff Lunch or Dinner are served in the hotel restaurant Copper Bowl and not at the beach front restaurant.4)We are not located on the beach ,but we have our own beach front restaurant "Pousada by the Beach " 2 km away from the hotel which is open from 11.am.to 7.pm.There is a free shuttle service to the beach and back . Pousada by the Beach has deck area with sunbeds,umbrellas shower and changing rooms.5) Yoga and Ayurvedic treatments are available on request.We would request our guests to give us a prior notice if they do wish to have it.6)If non-resident guests wish to dine at Copper Bowl,request to call and reserve ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Pousada Tauma Calangute
- Pousada Tauma Hotel Calangute
- Pousada Tauma Goa/Calangute