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    Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat

    Vainguinim Beach, Dona Paula 403004, India
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    Overview
    • Excellent44%
    • Very good38%
    • Average13%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    “private beach” (75 reviews)
    “sea pearl” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 626 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We stayed for one night for a transfer. We ate in the hotel restaurant after spending the day walking around Panjim. Really nice food. Many thanks to Phillip who went above and beyond. The hotel is nice for short stays, with a quite beach close...More

    Thank Jamie_B6752014
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had a stay for 4 days , it was a great experience of the perfect hospitality, enjoyed at beach and pool,thanks team sandalwood , especially Mr .Anand Raj ,manager food and beverage thank you. Sushegaad Goa .

    Thank Sanjiv G
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Only stayed one night here, was a little disappointed because the rooms are a bit tired. The food was ok but nothing to write home about. The hotel was too far away from the airport for an overnight stop, but wouldn’t have wanted to stay...More

    Thank holiday_addict40
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    It's a nice place and my room was a suite type.ive stayed before but never get tired. My bed was comfortable and the AC cooled well.the shower was excellent good pressure . toiletries provided but nothing great in that. The breakfast is adequate..the alacarte is...More

    Thank doctor1963
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Right now, i am staying at this hotel with my family. Hotel is excellent. Hospitality of staff is very good Food quality is also good Hotel has almost a private beach which is very safe and not crowded. Especially Deluxe premier room is much large...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Conference Facilities
    • Concierge
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • $56 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Best Value Hotel in Dona Paula
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Dona Paula
    • Room types
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 69
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    • Location
    • India >
    • Goa >
    • North Goa District >
    • Dona Paula
    • Also Known As
    • Sandalwood Hotel And Retreat ,
    • Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat Goa/Dona Paula
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    Traveler (407)
    Room & Suite (321)
    Pool & Beach (78)
    Dining (58)
    Hotel & Grounds (289)
    Bathroom (10)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (3)
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    MANIC_KHOPDI
    November 17, 2017|
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    Response from Kamran S | Property representative |
    Dear Guest, Greetings from Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, Goa! There are 3 shuttles everyday and all need prebooking at reception preferably latest by an hour before start, to ascertain the number of seats. The timings are as... More
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    Neev_Traveller
    October 14, 2017|
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    Response from Kamran S | Property representative |
    Dear Guest, Greetings from Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat, Goa! We provide with a shuttle twice a day to Panjim but That is not like a tour. It's meant for people who would like to Go for shopping to the city and it saves them... More
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    "Room with Pool view, however this hotel does not have lift facility hence rooms at 3rd floor are not..."
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    "garden or pool facing room recommended"
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    "Ask the restaurant directly for menu. The in room menu is incomplete. Do ot opt for Room no 112,113,114,115..."
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    "ask for pool facing view. and check if your room will have elevator access."
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