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Villaggio Inn
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Betalbatim
Reviewed 14 November 2013

Nice resort, with great ambience. Kids will enjoy the stay, with the kids zone well equipped. Restaurant serves exotic Goan dishes, though I would recommend to try the real Goan dishes in the shacks. Overall, a good property, for family stay

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

We have been Sterling members since mid 90s...and experienced real bad days.Reluctantly booked Villagio for 2 nights....and what a surprise!!

Beautiful property and what a change or turn over in Sterling hospitality!!Staff was courteous but it was amazing to see how well the house-keeping staff worked. had a little problem with fungus (was pouring cats n dogs) but the housekeeping did an excellent job.

Nice pool and garden all around.Breakfast was ok...but at meals preferred the A la carte and Goan food.F&B needs improvement....the manager himself could wear a smile!

Congratulations to the GM to maintain this standard of /in Sterling. Noticed that most employees were local....but they worked very well! For the sterling properties, I have seen ..this is 5 star!! though not on equal footing when it comes to hotel grading.Congratulations Sterling to AT LAST....to.reach this bench mark!

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 November 2013

Been there twice as a member. Beautiful resort. Good Swimming pool but deep. Rooms very nice and big. Main thing is Food. Never had such kind of food in Mumbai where I stay. Reception staff very co operative.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 November 2013

Nice & small resort, all the things went perfect....room service is good. Pool is neat & clean. Activity room has various things to pass your time. Food is decent (not wow). Only concern is no lift....so prefer to take a room on lower floors.

Room Tip: Take rooms on lower floors as no lift is there
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Thank AnkitBehl
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Reviewed 30 October 2013

As one of the earliest Sterling Timeshare owners, I have stayed at Goa Villagio. It is not anything like what Sterling "resorts" are expected to be. It was built to be sold as apartments to willing owners that didn't happen. Then Sterling leased it and are running it as a so called resort. It is too small to be called that.
And now Sterling has started a grossly unethical practice of refusing booking to genuine Timeshare Owners while letting it out en bloc to non-Timeshare owners - mostly Russians.
They lie to timeshare owners constantly about "non-availability" of accommodation even 90 days before planned stay (when they open bookings). Despite their constantly saying that the resort is "fully booked", one could easily find rooms through travel websites - albeit at a huge premium. Sterling is shoving all Timeshare owners to north Goa - 50 Km away while they lease out the very owners' rooms at Villagio (in South Goa) to casual guests.
Sterling Holidays' website says: "All resorts in the Sterling Holidays network also have specially designed hotel blocks for the comfort and convenience of guests who prefer to vacation as a one-time hotel guest." There could not be a greater LIE! And now, they take a step forward to completely deprive genuine timeshare owners and run Villagio totally as a hotel. Why then do they call themselves as a vacation timeshare company and not a hotelier? This link will explain it better. fb.me/2rimPlJOR

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

We have just returned home from Goa Villagio, Betalbatim. The resort is very well maintained. The staff are excellent, extremely warm and caring. We were impressed with the staff both at the reception counter and in the dining room. The warmth that is so typical of all Sterling Holiday Resorts is something that we have never experienced elsewhere. The rooms are good, amenities are great, the ambience is also good and the food is a delight. We did not eat too often in the resort restaurant as we were told not to miss the food at Martin's Corner and we truly had a treat each time we visited Martin's Corner. However, it would be unfair not to appreciate the a la carte dishes we had at Villagio, particularly the Grilled Chicken with steamed vegetables and french fries and the Grilled King fish with steamed vegetables as well as the American Breakfast. The service by the boys Godfrey, Remedias, Santosh and Francis made meal time all the more enjoyable with the Executive Chef, Binish also keeping us company off and on. The care taken by the girls at the reception counter only added to the memorable stay we've had. In particular, mention must be made of Saswati, Neelu and Aslina who did all they could to ensure our comfort. All in all, it was a memorable stay and we look forward to many more memorable times with Sterling Holidays. Lalita and Julius Carvalho, Mumbai

Room Tip: Higher floors are extremely quiet and peaceful.
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

The first thing is Room is excellent, and Front staff very good but room service and certain draw backs were very much visible.

Like these are four floor building and with no Lifts and Room service was very slow and at the end of the day when you come back tired you notice that the room service guys have not done what they are supposed to and you need to call them and get things done again, but the front reception staff were very supportive and made up for the drawbacks.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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2  Thank Ravi S
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SterlingHolidays, Owner at Villaggio Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2013

Dear Sir/Madam,

Greetings from Sterling Holidays! We are pleased to hear your feedback on the room and front office staff. We are also concerned about the issues you have highlighted by you and have shared them with the resort team and management.

Sterling is committed to delivering high service standards and ensuring that our guests have a memorable holiday.We would like to inform you that we are renovating and upgrading all our resorts in phases in-order to serve our guests better.We deeply value your feedback and thank you for taking time out to express your views.

Sincerely,
The Sterling Holidays Team

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Additional Information about Villaggio Inn

Address: | Thondwaddo, Betalbatim 403713, India (Formerly Goa - Villagio, A Sterling Holidays Resort)
Region: India > Goa > South Goa District > Salcette > Betalbatim
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Betalbatim
Price Range: £43 - £136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villaggio Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 58
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sterling Holidays Villagio, a boutique resort, is located in the lovely backdrop of Betalbatim. The welcoming interiors bring out the holiday spirit in you. Come and discover Betalbatim, the little village in South Goa that exudes an aura of pride for being a serene locale. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Villagio Hotel Betalbatim
Villaggio Inn Goa/Betalbatim

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