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Divonne-les-Bains, France
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It was an amazing stay at the Ciarans, it is real eco friendly bungalows with no contradiction. Rooms are very clean and very nice, the bes js awesome, 2 very good restaurants, staff really friendly. Everyone in Palolem will say that the Ciarans is the best place to stay ! We really enjoyed the stay there. Maybe one thing that...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After an exhausting Intrepid tour of the Golden Triangle, solitude was what we were after, and that is what we found, at the amazing Ciaran's beach huts in Palolem. We stayed in the hut 'Jaipur', which is one of just two absolute beachfront huts - I fell asleep to the gentle sounds of Spanish music wafting from the tapas restaurant...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a few occasions and every time surpassed my expectations. Simple, delicious food, friendly and efficient staff and clean facilities which is impossible to find on the beach. It has the appeal of a beach shack with the quality of a proper restaurant. They have a full restaurant with live music plus a side tapas restaurant with delicious wine...

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bottom line: Great location, literally right on the beach. Easy 5 minute walk to all the shops as well. Stayed here with a friend after attending a wedding in Mumbai. Below are some highlights... -Friendly staff that is respectful and polite. -Very comfortable bed with well intact mosquito net. -Huts had their own "patio" area with hammock, table, chairs, and...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The manageress is lovely. The rooms are OK but expensive for what it is. The breakfast is DIRE. Cornflakes, bread and a bit of fruit. Omlettes are an add-on which have to be paid for. Food not great. Was given a room way back out of the way by the toilets but refused it. Had to wait hours for new...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at this place last week during Christmas with my wife and our one year old son.It is a beautiful place i must admit and we stayed at a beach facing hut which is hardly 100 meters from the beach...Though the place is good i would not suggest this place for Indian s and there is a clear double standard...

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John C, Manager at Ciaran's, responded to this review

It is completely insane to say that an Indian was not being hospitable to the other Indian. If you had any query or difficulty the first thing for you to do was to report it to the reception or the manager but nothing came from your end. When you have a complaint, it really helps us to improve. We take...

Pune, India
Reviewed December 5, 2016

One of te most beautiful and aesthetic beach shacks you can find on Palolem beach.. looks like an oasis in desert after you have had a look at other shacks. Management has tried to keep pace with modern hotel ling standards to keep the customers coming back but their working style sometimes would not please Indians as we would like...

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Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed December 2, 2016

My birthday treat is a stay at one of Ciaran's other resorts at Talpona. It is amazing! So quiet and tranquil, a stunning beach with eagles soaring overhead and no people! The tents are very stylish, unique and extremely comfortable. We ate in the restaurant with friends and enjoyed delicious dishes all freshly prepared. The staff, like those at Ciaran's...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed November 28, 2016

Located right on the beach, huts are basic but very clean. Staff are friendly and always willing to help. The food is AMAZING!! Coming from New Zealand even I was impressed with their variety. If only they served it up for breakfast. Krishna, an employee was the most helpful man in the world. I'll be going back for sure.

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed November 28, 2016

Food-4/5 Ambience-4/5 Hygiene-4/5 Service-3.5/5 Price-4/5 Situated right on Palolem beach, this place stands out for the neat and bit sophisticated look and feel. The waiters were courteous and service fast. Food has a wide spread but its a tad below being called out of league. But never mind it was good enough for the walk till there from Palolem beach...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The crescent shaped bay of Palolem Beach is lined with swaying coconut palms. In the heart of this idyllic location lies Ciaran's, a handful of boutique beach cottages set around lush green tropical gardens. We hope you can join us in this breathtakingly beautiful corner of Goa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ciaran's

Address: Hno 233/A, Palolem Beach,Behind Old Syndicate bank, | South Goa, Palolem, Canacona 403702, India
Location: India > Goa > Canacona > Palolem
Price Range: $29 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Ciaran`s Hotel Palolem
Ciaran's Goa/Palolem
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“The room called Jaipur was absolute beachfront”
 of 5 bubbles Emsta1, 5 days ago | Read review
“Choose room in the middle of the complex or sea facing”
 of 5 bubbles specialfriednye68, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Not very welcoming to Indian guest. No soundproofing so all you can do at night, is sleep quietly...”
 of 5 bubbles 465pritis, Dec 5, 2016 | Read review
“All the tents are unique with sea views, verandas and luxury beds. Some even have a/ c!”
 of 5 bubbles 657LindaB, Dec 2, 2016 | Read review
“3 rooms beach front, others are only a mere 10m from the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles alexmacrule, Nov 28, 2016 | Read review
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