Was at Alfonsos in Nov 12, they gave me room in the side building which was facing towards the little street. The room was compared to other guest houses in Panaji quite small, additionally I was a bit irritated by the managers/ son of owners question if I really would want to use the A/C.
Well, if there are 35 degrees outside and sticky night temp, yes I want to use the AC without justification
For its price I ve expected a bigger room, not street facing. Panajis noisy main road is next to it and in India traffic starts quite early. So I decided not to stay and dealt out half of the price for one night. Not a good deal obviously I should have paid nothing, cause later I saw other guys checking in into my former room, so there has not been any loss for the highly frequented guest house.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Afonso Guest House, run by Panaji's reputed Afonso family, is more than just a guest house to its many patrons. Nestled in the capital city's quaint Latin quarter of Fontainhas, it is a veritable bridge between Goa's Portuguese past and Indian present. A favoured haunt for many an adventurous traveller for over three decades, its hospitality and peppy spirit show no sign of aging and are still as fresh as they were back then. It makes no pretense of being luxurious; instead, Afonso Guest House prides itself in being simplistic and practical. With its friendly and welcoming hosts, it's truly your home away from home-clean and functional, the rooms are airy, and equipped with everything a traveler might need. However, the clincher is its lovely terrace graced with potted plants where traditional Goan breakfasts are served to guests every morning, overlooking the whitewashed St Sebastian Chapel. So, if you seek home in a foreign land, come over! Really! You won't regret it. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Afonso Gues House Hotel Panaji
- Afonso Guest House Goa/Panjim