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Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We been in sandalwood hotel for a week and we were 13. Here is my comments: 1- Hotel facilities are very good 2- Rooms are very clean with 3 fan and 1 air conditioner 3- Resturant were very clean with lovely food 4- you can pick grilles food in resturant 5- this resturant is vegetarians friendly 6- hotel manager name...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location and beautiful clean private beach with security and free sunbeds. Nice rooms with refrigerators, Air conditioning, fan, tv and balcony. Delicious breakfast with choice of south Indian cuisine - idlis, dhosa & also English breakfast - eggs, cereal toast etc. Nice setting and only 6km from Panjim. Option to rent scooters from hotel for only 300 rupees per...

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Vidisha, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a nice stay with this hotel. Rooms are well maintained and equipped with all the basic amenities. Fridge also is their in room We had two rooms with us. Both have balcony with a good view. Hotel also has the swimming pool and great food. Our Breakfast and dinner were complimentary from their side. Near to the hotel...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My parents took me here to celebrate my 50th birthday. It was a nice hotel but basic. The staff were friendly and the breakfast was great! The hotel has its own private beach, which was quiet and has sunloungers reserved for its guests. The walter was very calm. The downside is, there were no shaks or activities so it could...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is preferable only for those who have hired a rental vehicle of their own. Staff is cooperative, rooms are good, some issues with hot water though. Private beach which is very close is the highlight. Room service is good. Breakfast spread is great and all the stuff is nicely prepared. Special thanks to their chef who cooked nice...

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sandalwood hotel & Retreat! Thank you for writing a feedback for us. We apologise for the dinner you mentioned and thank you for the good points you highlighted. We have made a note of your suggestions and issues mentioned and we shall do our level best to work on it. we look forward to your future...

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Oldham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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“Ask for a room where there is a lift if you have walking issues”
 of 5 bubbles pritigirl1, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a premier room overlooking the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles KT236, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Check out the bath showers”
 of 5 bubbles Vis1701, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with bigger size are airy and nice.”
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“Quiet and lonely resort”
 of 5 bubbles rexsonjjoy, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
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