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Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were visiting friends in Goa whilst on a 6 month trip and booked this hotel with air b&b. It was a little more than we were allowing ourselves for accommodation but worth the few extra £s. It's next to a beautiful beach, has all the facilities you'd need and the staff are friendly and helpful. We had dinner in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we planned on this hotel after much deliberation and we were so pleased with the outcome. We booked 1 BHK suite and it was simply perfect!! Good for a family stay. The service is awesome and the food spread was quite delicious. We would certainly stay in this resort whenever we visit GOA

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1 Thank Asmita R
Kamran S, General Manager at Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, Goa! We are so glad to hear that you liked it here and you are planning next visits too. We thank you for the great review and the fantastic rating. It's always a pleasure to read such wonderful reviews. Thank you we look forward to your next visits, Warm Regards, Kamran Siddiqui... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was a fair size. The breakfast was good with lots of choice and the food in the restaurant was good value for money. The location is perfect - right next to the beach and very easy to get to other places. The hotel offered a free ride at 10.30am into Panjim... More 

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Thank wendyharris66
Kamran S, General Manager at Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, Goa! I would like too Thanks for the great review. We have noted your suggestions and will certainly look into implementations. The bars are manned though they run in and out at times for various requirements however we will find a way of keeping them in view all the time. Thank you.... More 

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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant place to stay with lovely staff. Good quality food in the sea pearl restaurant for lunch and dinner really great curry. Breakfast is Indian only and quite basic but nice enough. Good coffee. Spa wasn't the most professional I've experienced but relatively good value and relaxing. Spa rooms could do with a face lift, maybe some aromatherapy candles and... More 

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2 Thank Lisa S
Kamran S, General Manager at Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, Goa! Thanks for the candid review. Guest feedback is of utmost importance to us as it enables us to view our place from guests point of view. We have noted your suggestions and will certainly look into More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had been to Sandalwood goa in last week of july, stayed at room no. 112 and had a wonderful experience with this resort which was booked with MMT on monsoon discounted rates after reading various good reviews in tripadvisor. Thanks to Tripadvisor, MMT & Sandalwood to make my trip successful. The things I liked are : 1) It is... More 

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1 Thank Ashok kumar M
Kamran S, General Manager at Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, Goa! It's always a pleasure to read such fantastic reviews; it not only gives our team the sense of "job well done" but also More 

Pune, India
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: Good rooms, close to beach (walking distance), awesome pool, an OK OK bar. Simply awesome breakfast (the best part) Good service This property also has a large Garden (my kid had a great time here) Cons: Unreasonably Overpriced food Overall Cleanliness of the resort is questionable (maybe because we visited during monsoons). The entrance always had a bad smell.... More 

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Thank vikram75s
Kamran S, General Manager at Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, Goa! Thanks for the candid feedback. You are correct Rains do leave us for much to do on the premises and it is the only time when major jobs can be taken and I apologize if it caused any inconvenience to you though I must also say that the parking which has... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though I stayed only for a day but it was very relaxing, the place is very quite, well maintained, staff is helpful, rooms are spacious and there is facility of one way shuttle service to Panjim market. Overall a good stay.

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1 Thank Abhishek J
Kamran S, General Manager at Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, Goa! It's a pleasure to know that you liked us in a short duration as we can now look forward to your next visit for a longer duration. In case you plan please write to us. Thanks for the appreciation. warm regards, Kamran Siddiqui General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel stay is pleasant and they have a private beach to play. The hotel staffs were very helpful and received us with warm gesture. particulrly Maager Anandha Raj and staff Rudra helped a lot. Its a place worthy to stay

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1 Thank Muthu V
Kamran S, General Manager at Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, responded to this review

Dear guest, Greetings from Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, Goa! Thank you for the wonderful rating and a great review. Indeed Andndraj and Rudra are very good team players we have and I am glad that you mentioned. We look forward to​ your future visits if any. warm regards, Kamran Siddiqui General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

food was very good, nice isolated place to enjoy your holiday. sight seen from any room is very nice. specially beach view seen i like most. rooms are available at very affordable prices. will visit again.

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1 Thank rahul a
Kamran S, General Manager at Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, Goa! Thank you for the great review. Yes from certain rooms which have a partial view of the beach. Though it is very close but due to trees the view has been restricted for most of the rooms. A lot of guests say that they enjoy the sea sound in the room.... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is located in a great location it has a private beach just two min walk from the hotel,we can go beach anytime its 24/7 and security will be always there. The rooms are neat and well maintained the food at the restaurent is good it has indoor games like tabel tennis and carroms and they have standard gym... More 

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Thank brajan1661
Kamran S, General Manager at Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Dear Guest, Greetings from Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, Goa! Thank you for the wonderful review on the hotel, it's staff and services. We are glad to see that the team was able to give you the best experience during your stay with us. Uthirapati is definitely a wonderful guy and a great team player. Thank you for choosing... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat

Address: Vainguinim Beach, Dona Paula 403004, India
Location: India > Goa > Dona Paula
Price Range: $54 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 69
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Also Known As:
Sandalwood Hotel And Retreat
Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat Goa/Dona Paula
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#1 Spa Hotel in Dona Paula
#1 Best Value Hotel in Dona Paula
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