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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great view , room size, staff and food. Loses out on network coverage and poor or non existing wifi. In addition tv channels are very limited which means there is nothing much to do in case you want to hang around at the property itself. If I would visit again- yes but only if the above is sorted. A special... More 

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1 Thank Amitmehra31
petraGoa, Manager at Prainha, responded to this review

Dear Mr Mehra, Greetings from Prainha Resort by the Sea!! Thank you for taking the time to communicate to us about your experience at Prainha. We have taken a note on your feedback and would look forward to your next visit at Prainha and experience the changes brought about by your feedback. Thank you for appreciating the hotel for its... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this resort at the first sight. Our room had a picturesque Portuguese style balcony overlooking the sea, surrounded by a rich flora. Quite and peaceful, tastefully done suites. Very helpful staff. You may just step out of the quiet to a lively Dona Paula surroundings. Surely a place to come back again.

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1 Thank surajit p
petraGoa, Manager at Prainha, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Prainha Resort by the Sea!! Thank you for taking the time to write to us about your experience at Prainha. It gives us great pleasure to know you had a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed the location of the hotel along with the service. We appreciate your feedback and shall share it with our team.... More 

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Prainha is not just another hotel. It's a beautiful experience. Flawless Portuguese architecture makes you forget the strains of daily life. The sound of cascading water at the reception to the rhythm of waves breaking at the shore visible from the rooms is soothing. The cottages are awesome with antique furnishing and high four poster beds. They overlook the pool,... More 

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1 Thank Sutanuka_Roy
petraGoa, Manager at Prainha, responded to this review

Dear Ms Roy, Thank you for taking time to communicate to us on our services. We are glad that we were instrumental in making your stay a wonderful experience at our property. Thank you for appreciating the hotel and services. We will share your comments with our team and are sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to... More 

Chandigarh, India
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Beautiful hotel, sea view rooms r excellent. service is excellent and staff is nice. They have a private beach which they have NOT maintained. Food was nice but the buffet breakfast was just ok. Rooms were neat and clean, bathrooms were nice. Average WIFI The lady at the reception had some language problems and as a result, we were misquoted... More 

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1 Thank hardikbh09
petraGoa, Manager at Prainha, responded to this review

Dear Mr Hardik, Thank you for taking time out to communicate with us about your stay at Prainha. We are located by the beach cove but beaches in India are not private. However, we maintain a daily cleaning schedule of the beach, a self initiative taken by the resort. Because of the high tides during this season the cleaning of... More 

Pune, India
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Stayed for 2 nights on a business trip. Being a naturalized Goan , I could appreciate the uniqueness of Prainha. Its tucked in a cove with a small bay overlooking the Arabian sea ... seems like a private beach. The ambience has a real Goan charm , warm , colonial architecture and aesthetics , lot of privacy in the cottages... More 

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1 Thank ANIRMUKH
petraGoa, Manager at Prainha, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out to review us and for sharing your experience. It gives us great pleasure to know you had a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed the location of the hotel along with the food served at our restaurant. Dear Mr Anirukh, Thank you for taking time out to communicate to us about your experience at... More 

Pune, India
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We decided against logic to spend a few days in Goa end of April with our pet Lab and stumbled upon this place through Tripadvisor. That turned out to be an amazing decision as we simply loved the place! The location is just next to Dona Paula, but at the same time is quiet and isolated, the market area is... More 

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1 Thank Vini_2504
petraGoa, Manager at Prainha, responded to this review

Dear Ms Vinita, Greetings from Prainha Resort by the Sea!! Thank you for taking the time to write to us about your experience at Prainha. We are glad that we created a memorable experience for you. Yes, we are a pet friendly resort. We are pleased to learn that you had a memorable experience at Prainha. Thank you again for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Nice serene place to stay, responsive staff, clean beach, less on their food menu but everything cooked nicely and tasty. This is excellent holiday spot. The sea view cottages are are the place to stay. Value for money too. Will certainly visit here again.

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petraGoa, Manager at Prainha, responded to this review

Dear Mr Akhil, Greetings from Prainha Resort by the Sea!! Thank you for taking the time to communicate to us about your experience at Prainha. We are glad to learn that you were pleased with the hotel and its services. We appreciate your feedback and shall share it with our team. This serves as a great motivation to our team... More 

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

If your idea of a holiday is to relax and have a peaceful time near the beach, then 'Prainha' is the place for you in Goa. It is really a hidden gem. They may not have the swanky facilities you may see in a 5 star resort, however I felt that every person in the resort tries their best to... More 

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petraGoa, Manager at Prainha, responded to this review

Dear Mr Mathai, Greetings from Prainha Resort by the Sea!! Thank you for taking the time to write to us about your experience at Prainha. We are glad that we were instrumental in creating a memorable experience for you. We appreciate your feedback and shall share it with our team. Your positive feedback is a great motivation for the team.... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

I had had my engagement ceremony at Prainha and I couldn't have asked for better! The place is simply beautiful. The aura is so soothing and so are the staff, one of the most well behaved I have come across and extremely welcoming. I met Manjula(the manager) at first and she took me through the property and my fiance and... More 

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petraGoa, Manager at Prainha, responded to this review

Dear Ms Shruti, Thank you for taking time out to review us and for sharing your experience. It gives us great pleasure to learn that we were instrumental in making your special day a memorable one. We will share your feedback with our team and are sure that this will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as... More 

Perth, Australia
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130 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

We stayed in a cottage room. There are other types, some offer a view. Our room was large, clean and comfy. Ensuite was largish and functional but for some reason we could not get hot water in the shower. Our room had a four poster bed, the mattress was hard and tis about a metre off the ground. Mrs has... More 

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petraGoa, Manager at Prainha, responded to this review

Dear Mr Clive, Thank you for taking the time to communicate to us. We are glad to know that you were pleased with the hotel services. We have also taken a note on the internet line. We are in the process of making this as a seamless one. Thank you once again for your review. We do hope you will... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Prainha, a beachfront resort, tucked away in a cove with neatly manicured pathways that lead towards the beach and the heart of this unpretentious, pleasantly surprising resort by the sea. "Prainha" meaning little beach in Portuguese is located at Dona Paula. It is only seven kilometers from the city of Panjim. Once here you'll find yourself returning time and time again. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Prainha

Address: Next To State Bank Of India, Dona Paula 403004, India
Location: India > Goa > Dona Paula
Price Range: $57 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Prainha 3.5*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Prainha Goa/Dona Paula
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Dona Paula
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