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Gaffino's Beach Resort
Ranked #10 of 10 Hotels in Cavelossim
Reviewed 13 April 2011

We never stayed at Gaffinos,but we ate and drank in it,the staff were tremendous,really friendly and helpful,they couldn't do enough for us,Jeevan the manager,Willie and Sam were always smiling and happy and the food was typical Indian and Goan,delicious,this place is definately worth a couple of visits,don't bother about the doom merchants,go and judge by yourself.

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank frankandviv
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Reviewed 1 April 2011

We went to visit our friends who were staying at Gaffinos, infact, the previous review by Nancy, is about the two couples who we visited! This place is old, tired, and needs to jump quickly into the current day! As one of the first places to stay in Cavelossim it should be proud of it's longevity! But unless they sort things out, it won't survive! The rooms are dark and dingy, and basic is what you get, the lack lustre staff haven't got a clue really, they run out of alcohol all the time ( despite knowing they have guests that drink certain brands) do yourself a favour and go elsewhere - I wouldn't recommend this place to my worst enemy !

  • Stayed: March 2011
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Reviewed 25 March 2011

As two couples we have travelled 4 times to Goa, and this is by far the worst hotel we have ever stayed in. We do not book 5 star anytime and are used to quite basic in Goa - but here is basic and basic and this is definately basic. Beds are like sleeping on blocks of concrete, towels scratch your skin off. The rooms were clean which is the best I can say about this hotel. Take ear plugs as the dogs next door bark and howl. The staff really could not give a damn apart from Manuel who really tries to help but does not have the authority to do anything. If you check out their beach shack it is probably the biggest on the beach but no one goes there which wll tell you a lot. Beach Shade shack next door is always packed the food is great and provided you have something to eat there sunbeds are free. They also make sure that you are really looked after. Mrs Watson (Watsons shop next to the gaffinos) is a delight and Mrs Watson became the highlight of of holday as she had a great sense of humour, especially when she put sleeping tablets in the dogs food so we could get some sleep!! Love you Mrs Watson. Anyway to finish off - Mobor beach is an amazing resort with some fanastic people just do yourselves a favour spend just a little bit more and stay away from the Gaffinos

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled with friends
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2  Thank 186262Nancy
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Reviewed 25 February 2011

I have been staying in this hotel a lot many years, somettimes for 2-3 days sometimes just for a day. I been staying here from 1996 i think atleast 4-5 times or more in a year.

I like the hotel cause its not very expensive and has a very very friendly atmosphere. The staff is extremely freindly, (Although I will not say the same about the owner.) helpfull and nice. The restaurant situation and ambience is just great. The settting and furniture of the restaurant makes you feel relaxed.

The rooms are very clean and so are the toilets. Amenities are very basic but good. Best is there is no TV in the room. Food quality is good and fresh.

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled on business
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2  Thank aminkavle
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Reviewed 18 June 2010

i stayed at gaffinos in feb/march very good food etc very clean ok basic ive had worse in greece; the staff were very helpfull telling me which buses to get and where going back jan2011 for 3weeks cant wait peter norfolk

Stayed: February 2010, travelled solo
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Reviewed 16 February 2010

Just returned from a two week stay at Gaffinos and enjoyed it thoroughly. If you go to Gaffinos Hotel remeneber is basic and it is India. Dont go with ideas of any form luxary. Quality is based on the price you are willing to pay. If you want an all inclusive (you could be anywhere) sort of hotel go to the Leela or Don Sylvia. Go with an open mind and you may go back again.

  • Stayed: February 2010, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Travellinglarge
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Reviewed 26 March 2008

Stayed here for 2 weeks. The hotel was Ok for 2 star, what we expected for Goa. The rooms cleaned daily with new towels, maid service good.
The problem with gaffinos is the Bar/ waiter staff, the worst service weve had in Goa over 10 years of visiting. They all had a bad lazy attitude to sevice.
Would not stay there again or recommend to anyone.
It never spoiled our holiday, as we use the hotel as a base to leave from, more than stay. But things should be better at this hotel.

  • Stayed: March 2008, travelled with friends
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6  Thank theworld
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Address: Mobor Beach, Cavelossim 403731, India
Region: India > Goa > South Goa District > Cavelossim
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #10 of 10 Hotels in Cavelossim
Price Range: £17 - £25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Gaffino's Beach Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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