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Overview of Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat

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Beach nearby
Beach nearby
Pool
Premium bedding, memory-foam beds, in-room safe, desk

Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat

3.5 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationVainguinim Beach3 min walk
    Popular LocationDona Paula Beach3 min drive
    Popular LocationDona Paula Jetty4 min drive
    AirportGoa (GOI-Dabolim)56 min drive

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About this area

Dona Paula

Located in Dona Paula, Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat is near the beach. Calangute Market and Titos Lane are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Miramar Beach and Candolim Beach. Travelling with kids? Consider Goa Science Centre, or check out an event or a game at Poriat Football Ground. Looking to get your feet wet? Waterskiing, parasailing and windsurfing adventures can be found near the property.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Vainguinim Beach - 3 min walk
  • Dona Paula Beach - 3 min drive
  • Goa University - 4 min drive
  • Caranzalem Beach - 4 min drive
  • Dona Paula Jetty - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Cansaulim Station - 28 min drive
  • Dabolim Airport (GOI) - 51 min drive

About this property

Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat

3.5-star guestrooms with balconies and memory foam beds
This smoke-free hotel features dry cleaning, laundry facilities and an arcade/games room. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, express check-out and a garden are on-site. All 30 rooms offer comforts such as memory foam beds and premium bedding, plus in-room free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include balconies, room service and rainfall showerheads. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat offers 30 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Rooms open to balconies. Memory foam beds feature premium bedding. 36-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, and complimentary toiletries.

This Dona Paula hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and a ceiling fan. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
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Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free off-site parking

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: INR 550 per person
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Babysitting/childcare
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Outdoors

  • Garden

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Memory-foam mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 36-inch LCD TV
  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; travelers who are not citizens of India must present a valid passport and visa.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for INR 2000.
Cots (infant beds) are available for INR 1000

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: INR 550 per person (approximately)
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Cots (infant beds) are available for an additional fee
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
A car is recommended for transport to and from this property
Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility

Property is also known as

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3.8
Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 24 out of 73 reviews
5 - Excellent 33%
Rating 4 - Good. 23 out of 73 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 16 out of 73 reviews
3 - Okay 22%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 73 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 73 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Business traveller
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Most Pathetic Hotel
Terrible hotel rather it’s not a hotel it’s a lowest quality of railway she’s with no professionalism and ethics...I would request any one or every one do not book or stay at this hotel as they have no staff ..lowest quality of food and untrained staff to handle the hotel guests . The hotel management has no involvement and have no idea of the word meaning service or hotel or responsibility...
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely service, food, pool, clean
We were so well cared for and got to know the staff. Clean comfortable rooms, tasty and affordable restaurant. A fantastic bargain. The only take away is it is not a walk to Panjim and cabs can be pricey—but you’re next to the nicest cleanest beach in town.
Stayed 8 nights in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

Business traveller, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fabulous authentic Goan food. Walking distance to a small, quiet beach.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2018

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Room comfort
Very noisy neighbours made for an unpleasant stay. Rooms were great for the price. Gym equipment wasn't great. Not the best location but it is walking distance from the beach and nearby Cidade Resort. All in all,
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2018