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“DO NOT STAY HERE!”
Review of Julie Jolly

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Julie Jolly
Ranked #15 of 36 Vagator B&B and Inns
Reviewed January 25, 2012

This was one of the worst experiences I have had in a hotel and that is saying something (we have been all around Russia!).
They put us in a terribly dirty room, mouse poo on the ground, dirty towels which stunk, the shower head was filthy and the security was similar to a tin shed. We couldnt have the room we booked, when I asked about getting the room we booked they told us we could have it one night, would have to change back to the terrible room for the next before we could have the nicer room we originally booked back. They tried to make me pay for nights we didnt stay when we checked out early, refused to offer me a discount on the night we did stay and also HELD MY PASSPORT, REFUSING TO GIVE IT BACK EVEN WHEN EVERYTHING WAS PAID FOR. I WAS THREATENED BY THE STAFF AND ABUSED, TERRIBLE, DO NOT STAY AT JULIE JOLLY!! There is a much nicer place down the road named Cochichos where we ended up staying, so lovely there, do yourself a favour and just book into somewhere other than Julie Jolly.

Room Tip: Dont book one!!
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  • Stayed: January 2012, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank Michael M
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Reviewed January 22, 2012

We came as a walk-in. Prices were okay, compared to other places.
The set-up of the place is not perfect as in the evening you can hear everything that is happening in the court.
Russians drinking, indian tourists misbehaving as usual, not a good experience at all.
The food is a disaster, totally overpriced. The staff have all a major attitude problem. No smiles, they even shouted at another guest who was politely asking for his passport.
Very unrelaxing experience in all.

  • Stayed: January 2012
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2  Thank Okietrader
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Reviewed December 25, 2011

We chose this hotel from a bunch of others as it seemed a value for money deal. However, it turned out not to be.

First, there was a goof up about the booking itself. The booking clerk was ignorant of the bookings done there and he had to call up his manager to confirm the booking after showing our booking confirmation. Still, they dint have the two 3-bedroom thingy ready so they were kind enough to give us three 2-bedroom, though the rooms were not cleaned (because they had no info about the booking). But they sent people immediately to clean the rooms once we reported. The food options are outright costly (atleast 3-4 times than any average hotel) and the food was not tasty at all. LCD TV is available for name sake. You get no channels properly.

Their website has an outdated cancellation rules page. You'll get a different rules (with exhorbitant cancellation fees) when you book the rooms. The website cancellation page stated 10% + bank charges if we cancel before 7 days of the accomodation date but when we received the confirmation we had 60% written. We landed paying almost 75% (including bank charges, remember?) when we cancelled the rooms for a day due to our plan change.

Overall, the atmosphere is good and is about 2 kms to vagator beach. This is a nice place to stay away from the Baga crowd, but this hotel is not worth the money we pay.

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled with friends
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Thank sunalive
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Reviewed December 23, 2011

My husband and i came on December 2011, to the pick season in Goa!!
Imagine the way you feel when you go on a bad blind date, and you think you’ll meet Angelina jolly??
Well, this is not the case here!! not even close to the pictures in the web. terrible service, the staff is not pleasant .we could not had one smile or thanks/welcome from the waiter or front desk that served us.
rooms are way over pricey for what they offer. uncomfortable bad and the pool is very very small. far from the beach.
we cannot recommend to anyone spending his vacation time or money in Julie Jolly!

Room Tip: all room are the same, DO NOT take the back rooms!
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  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank geshr
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Reviewed November 13, 2011

I break up my vacation in goa in two parts, first a 3 day stay at palolem(extreme south) then a two day stay at vagator(north goa). I stayed at julie jolly in north goa for the third time, and it was welcoming as ever. Its rooms are really value for money. I stayed in pool side a/c deluxe rooms and the rooms are best for 1800/night. Swimming pool was good. Don't expect proper room service though. Vagator beach was very close by. Mango Tree was a very good eating option near the restaurant. Also there is one disc called prim rose very near to hotel, which i found very good if you can dance till 5 am in the morning. It plays Goa Trance whole night.
Don't compare this place to calangute or bagha, it is very quite and secluded place, far from goa partying crowds.

Room Tip: rooms near pool side are the best.
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  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank chaudhary19
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Reviewed January 19, 2010

We loved this hotel and we loved Goa! The staff is excellent, the fruit juices are great, the swimmingpool and poolside rooms are beautiful and it's near the beach and beautiful Anjuna. I'd recommend this hotel to everyone and when I'm going to Goa again I'll surely be staying here! Oh yeah I'd recommend hiring a motorscooter to travel around as there are no riksja's here.

  • Stayed: November 2009, traveled with friends
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Thank JessicavdSande
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Reviewed November 30, 2009

Well a amazing stay at the hotel... \ its changed.. its with a swimming pool. Pool front rooms. well its good to have fun with your family and stuff. and its 10 minutes walking distance. its like a budget Resort cause the room cost is less. And the best thing is its centrally located close to Baga beach, small vagator beach. Chapora, Hill top club, Mango tree, Nine Bar. and Anjuna beach.

  • Stayed: December 2009, traveled solo
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Thank Leyang
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Additional Information about Julie Jolly

Address: Anjuna, Vagator 403509, India
Location: India > Goa > North Goa District > Vagator
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 36 B&Bs / Inns in Vagator
Price Range: $24 - $47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Julie Jolly 2*
Number of rooms: 36
Also Known As:
Julie Jolly Goa/Vagator

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