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“HOTEL FROM HELL DIRTY ALL OVER MANAGER AND RECEPTION STAFF UNHELPFUL ROOMHAD VIEW OF BUILDING SITE CAR PARK WITH RUBBISH”
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Valentines Retreat
Ranked #52 of 64 Hotels in Candolim
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“HOTEL FROM HELL DIRTY ALL OVER MANAGER AND RECEPTION STAFF UNHELPFUL ROOMHAD VIEW OF BUILDING SITE CAR PARK WITH RUBBISH”
Reviewed 14 January 2012

just got from goa third visit hotel dirty room with view to rubbish filled car park and building site very dusty could not use balconey manger unhelpfulwould not listen when we asked to move rooms boys friendly but do not clean ganga in bar very nice only good we can say booked with jewel in the crown only see rep first day will not use them again advice do not stay here

Room Tip: pool view room
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Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
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Reviewed 2 December 2011

nice hotel, friendly staff, nice food. a good budget hotel

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled with family
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Mumbai
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37 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2011

Valentine's Retreat (VR) is a nice budget option for visiting northern part of Goa. It is 10 minute drive to the happening Calangute beach and Sinquerim beach (water sport activities) and 10 minute walk to Candolim beach. VR is amidst quite environment and a clean hotel with decent swimming pool. The food in the hotel is also good and reasonably priced. Rooms are clean and good. However, bed we expereinced was making screachy noise upon movement. However, this is not a beach resort nor there is any sea view from the hotel or any of its rooms. It is budget option to travel with friends / family without kids, as kids might not like non-sea facing hotel. However, if kids accompany, they can enjoy swimming pool. Also, this is not for couples looking for a romantic hotel / resort.

Room Tip: Choose garden/pool facing rooms
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  • Stayed December 2010, travelled with family
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1 Thank kotharidhimant
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Surat, India
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2011

I am a travel agent in Surat (Gujarat - India), Booked this hotel for few of my prestigious clients. They are very very upset because of the sickning service of hotel. On the top of that, I have loosed them for the future business and damaged my credibility.

They said, the staff in the hotel is very rude. When they come to clean the room in the afternoon (instead of morning). they dont take your breakfast plates & cups, they said its not included in our job.. (all the plates & cups was there for 04 days)

intercom was not working in the room.

water was coming out from bathroom, said this to the reception to send someone to clean: after waited for few hours, my clients themself clean the water with the dirty towel (provided by hotel).

instead of buying a non-branded packed water bottle from the hotel, they ask reception to provide a jug of water (provided by each & every hotel in india), they said we will not give you that service, if you want then come downstairs fill the water in the jug and take it in your room.

they dont change the bedsheet everyday.

pool was very small and dirty.

overall: i request you everyone, if they are offering free room then also dont stay at this place.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2011

Went to this Hotel in February 11. The hotel was a bit shabby but the garden and pool area was pleasant and the food was good.

However, this is a budget hotel so you cannot expect a lot and for the price it was very good.

The staff were very friendly.

Rooms reasonably clean but very basic with television and included air con in the price.

Tip: Take your own coffee and tea bags as their coffee was not pleasant.

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Valentines Retreat
Address: Sequeira waddo, Candolim, Bardez 403515, India
Region: India > Goa > Bardez > Candolim
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#16 Spa Hotel in Candolim
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): €
Hotel Class:2 star — Valentines Retreat 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Valentines Retreat Candolim
Valentines Retreat Hotel Candolim
Valentines Retreat Goa/Candolim

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