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Afonso Guest House

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Room & Suite (87)
Dining (44)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rooftop terrace”(28 reviews)
“viva panjim”(40 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
Rooftop Terrace
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Rooftop Bar
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...
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Location and contact
Near Saint Sebastian Chapel | Fontainhas, Mala, Panjim 403001, India
12.6 km to Dabolim Airport
38 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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All reviewsjeanette and cliftonrooftop terraceviva panjimlovely guesthousehis motherhot waterlatin quartergreat hostsplace to staywhere breakfast is servedfontainhas areaauthentic goanhome away from homea lovely stayrooms are cleanthree nightswalking distance
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a great place! We were traveling as a group and had reached the end of a long trip. Our time in Goa was relaxing and restful thanks to the help of Jeanette and Clifton. It wouldn’t have been the same without them. The accommodations...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this place for morning food eating and we came out with good tummy and was having full energy to tour the goa and enjoy..thanks a lot for this guest house for giving us good energy to trip around.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was excellent!!! Jeannette was so hospitable and accommodating. It was clean, cute, and an excellent location! I would recommend Afonso house to everyone I know. There is an amazing rooftop where breakfast is served, and every room as so much character. If you’re...More

1  Thank Martha G
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed 3 days at Alfonsos and used it as our base for exploring. We did a self guided walking tour out the front door of Alfonsos to all the major sites in Panjim and it took 90 min. Our host was very helpful in...More

Thank Karel E
Reviewed 17 May 2018

The guest house is located very close to the bus station and it's walking distance from the city centre. The rooms are clean, bright and spacious and there is a terrace where you can chill and have breakfast which is absolutely lovely! The staff is...More

Thank Teresa S
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Details
Price range
US$30 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Panjim
#3 Business Hotel in Panjim
#3 Family Hotel in Panjim
#3 Romantic Hotel in Panjim
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$30 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Panjim
#3 Business Hotel in Panjim
#3 Family Hotel in Panjim
#3 Romantic Hotel in Panjim
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Dining (44)
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Mark P
28 August 2017|
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Response from James B | Reviewed this property |
I booked a pickup through the hotel, its about 45 mins away and cost about £15. Everybody seems to use Uber, which saves getting ripped off all the time.
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Tanvee K
7 July 2017|
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Response from JulesGoneIndia | Reviewed this property |
When you check in, they will need to know if you will take breakfast at the guest house or elsewhere, so they can place an order for fresh bread in the morning. The breakfast is convenient and it's served on a lovely... More
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Praveen J
5 April 2017|
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Response from polli396 | Reviewed this property |
Not a hotel for honeymooners, in my opinion. Hospedaria Abriga de Botello looked lovely and we ate at a place called Desbue which was part of La Maison Fontainhas hotel, wonderful food, lovely staff and the welcome we... More
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"The rooms facing the street on the 1st floor are perfect!"
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"All the rooms seem to be fine as there are just a few ."
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"Arrive early, or you might be luck as it is popular"
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"Checkout time is 9AM, so plan in advance/let them know if you want to leave late."
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