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Cape Town
Reviewed 31 January 2013

We stayed at Ciaran's for 3 nights (22-24 Jan 2013). We booked at the last minute (that day) and thought ourselves lucky that someone had just cancelled. They sent a taxi to collect us from the airport which cost 1800 Rupees -- which we later discovered is very expensive! But it was airconditioned and the driver was very nice and...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 January 2013

Great place to stay on the beach. Really friendly and attentive staff that tend to all of your needs. The only downfalls were that our hammock sunk to the ground, the wifi was hit and mostly miss. They offer a great breakfast in the morning and tea time with cake at 4. There are two restaurants with very good food...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 24 January 2013

To say that John is grumpy immediately after what TallKev wrote would be conflicting. But I am afraid I have to say that John "is" grumpy. Then again, it does not matter to me if John is grumpy or jovial but more importantly the place is amazing !! Cairan's has these nice jute huts which are comfortable and above all...

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barcelona
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Huts are big, basic but nice, we decide to take a room in the garden and we had a wonderful experience. You could hear the sea at night even from the garden. It could be a little bit noisy at night, depending on your neighbours, so take earplugs. Staff very friendly and restaurant excellent. The biggest problem for us were...

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London England
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Myself and my family spent the Christmas and New Year period at Ciaran's. I've stayed before in Ciaran's and have also stayed in 5star hotels in Goa, the Taj in Benaulim and The Lalit Grand Resort not far from Palolem. Whilst the 5 star places are covered in marble with armies of staff they just can't duplicate the relaxing ambience...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2013

My girlfriend & i stayed at ciarans for 2 weeks xmas/newyear 2012 & had a fantastic time, the owner john & his staff were charming, polite & very helpful.the food was great & the huts are first class, a bit more expensive than the average Goan beach hut, but there's nothing average about Ciarans which is set in lush tropical...

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed at Ciaran's during November 2012 for 3 nights and we loved it! It is a little more expensive than some of the other beach huts along Palolem, but it is definitely worth it. The huts are basic, but they are huts at the end of the day! The bed was comfortable, with a good mosquito...

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2013

I remember coming here first time some ten years back when Palolem beach was just up and coming. Ciaran's was an oasis then and since blossomed into the jewel of the beach, so much so that I returned four years ago and proposed to my fiance. What could she say? .... She loved the place so much we returned and...

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2012 via mobile

We spent a week at Ciaran's over Christmas and loved it! I have to confess to being pretty nervous about our stay having read some pretty negative reviews from some on here. All I will say is - they have either seriously upped their game since those reviews or the reviewers stayed somewhere else! Yes, the huts are pretty basic,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2012

I stayed at Ciarans for a week in Nov 2012. Its lovely accommodation, by far the nicest on Palolem from what I could see. I was very happy I booked here when I saw the rest of the huts along the beach! They also have the best restaurants as well. Although not the cheapest place to stay on the beach...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The crescent shaped bay of Palolem Beach is lined with swaying coconut palms. In the heart of this idyllic location lies Ciaran's, a handful of boutique beach cottages set around lush green tropical gardens. We hope you can join us in this breathtakingly beautiful corner of Goa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ciaran's

Address: Hno 233/A, Palolem Beach,Behind Old Syndicate bank, | South Goa, Palolem, Canacona 403702, India
Region: India > Goa > Canacona > Palolem
Price Range: RM135 - RM338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Ciaran`s Hotel Palolem
Ciaran's Palolem, Goa, India
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“I wouldn't want to have a room without ac but I guess the shacks on the beach are special in that they have a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles SandraN49, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“AC rooms not worth it. Not tunnel hut if you want to sit out in evenings or sleep w/out bright lights shining in all night.”
 of 5 bubbles ellemenope, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Any unit is great.”
 of 5 bubbles crianza55, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose the one called Hello - its on the beach front with A/C”
 of 5 bubbles jaco222, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“i think the "partial sea view" is best! private sitting area out front & good location on property”
 of 5 bubbles dwanjabi, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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