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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Really good for the money. Great location with very friendly staff. Wifi worked well, yet it seemed a little odd that it got switched off at 11pm to be turned back on at 8am. Only problem we had was with the receptionist in the morning. Trying to book a taxi yet he seemed very uninterested and unhelpful when doing. Didnt...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The place is clean, decent, and located close to Maria hall ( bus stop ) and beach ( Around 15 mins walk). Check in process was slow. We don't find any room service. B/f is simple and served in garden behind the hotel. Overall , decent stay in Benaulim !

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Failaka, Director at Hotel Failaka, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing a kind review and your feedback. We are pleased to know your thoughts about your experience staying with us. Sincerely apologize on the check-in process as our receptionist had left service, and therefore we were facing intermittent issues at that point in time. There is no room service available at our hotel and hence...

UK
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Very slow check-in. Receptionist (family member of the owner) was reluctant to give a receipt for payment of the room, and then took an age to write one. Obtaining a wifi password from the reception desk was byzantine and frustrating. No mosquito grill over the bathroom shuttered-glass window, so no way to stop flies entering the bathroom. Breakfast service so...

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Failaka, Director at Hotel Failaka, responded to this review

Dear Guest, At the very onset we would like to thank you for sharing your feedback of your recent stay with us. Our apologies for the misunderstanding with the person at the reception, who was temporarily assisting us since our receptionist left service. As your booking was through an online travel agent he initially took that no bill/receipt can be...

Asansol, India
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Just when you have been sucked out in the parties and boozes in North Goa, South Goa spreads out its arms to detox you. Quaint and laid back, evident from the no traffic lights rule in South Goa. And the cherry to the pudding was the unplanned stay at Failaka in Benaulim. This is a family run hotel that may...

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Failaka, Director at Hotel Failaka, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm greetings from Hotel Failaka, Goa! Thank you for taking the time to post a kind and candid review on TripAdvisor. Very pleased to read about your stay impromptu that you had a pleasant and homely experience. We look forward to welcome you again. Kind regards, Edwin Fernandes Director - Hotel Failaka

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The hotel is small and cosy. Yes, rooms look small. Exactly look, not are. When you understand what is what, you like it. You have enough of furniture and space. If you are not going to dance there. :-) The hotel is clean. The rooms are clean. If you don't want anyone enters when you are not there - don't...

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Failaka, Director at Hotel Failaka, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm greetings from Hotel Failaka, Goa! Thank you for your kind and honest review of our hotel. Delighted to know that you had a good stay and liked our breakfast. Guests from all over the world and domestic stay with us. Therefore no restrictions are placed on any guest who is legally allowed to visit India. As we...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Checked in late at night, no one to help with baggage to second floor room, no elevators, rooms small and crummy. Bed sheets dirty, ac noisy and not effective. Bath room has no towels or hanging area. You dare not put your belongings in the cupboard, musty and dirty. All night traffic noise from the road disturbs your sleep.

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Failaka, Director at Hotel Failaka, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are not surprised by this negative review of a one night stay but weren't expecting it. Firstly, rooms were booked by a Five Star hotel in our vicinity for accommodating its employees for the BRICS summit, you being one of them. The starred hotel has sent many of its employees previously some of whom stayed with us...

Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Located at scenic and peaceful locality of Benaulim. Superior rooms, delicious food and wonderful staffs/owner. Easily accessible transportation facilities. Never had any better stay than Failaka. Recommended for all

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Failaka, Director at Hotel Failaka, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We deeply appreciate your feedback and are so pleased to hear of your stay. Thank you for the positive comments of our hotel and the hospitality that you experienced. We look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes, Edwin Fernandes Director - Hotel Failaka

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Hi, I stayed in this hotel for 2 days during the Road Trip in February 2016 along with my brother. The hotel is located near Maria Hall, Benaulim, Goa. I booked this hotel through Goibibo at a very competitive price under the GoKarde offer. We were welcomed by a wonderful lady at the reception. After the documentation, we were given...

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Failaka, Director at Hotel Failaka, responded to this review

Dear Karnayak, Warm greetings from Hotel Failaka, Goa! Thank you for taking your time to write this generous and honest review. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay. And delighted to read that you celebrated your brother's birthday with us. Appreciate your compliments and recommendation of our hotel. Look forward to welcome you again. Sincerely, Edwin Fernandes...

Leicester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Matress so worn it was like lying on cups, bed so creaky it kept waking us up, 1 nylon sheet & pillows so old they were flat.when i tried to open curtains found they were sewn shut! Too many other things to list No alternative room available.Stayed one night but paid for 14 no refund given.

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Failaka, Director at Hotel Failaka, responded to this review

Greetings from Hotel Failaka, Goa! We didn't expect this unfounded review in retrospect of our interactions during your brief stay of about 11 hours. Addressing your review contents: We using spring mattress for our Superior Rooms which is very comfortable. Bedsheet material used is cotton and other smooth fabric material mixed with cotton. Pillows are new and broad and the...

Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Ate here a number of times when staying in Benaulim and the food was really nice. Service was good and the pizzas were lovely. Would definitely use again, thanks. Not sure why the place was quiet unless it's because the place was a couple of minutes walk from Maria Hall.

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Additional Information about Hotel Failaka

Address: Adsulim | Near Maria Hall, Goa., Benaulim 403716, India
Region: India > Goa > Salcette District > Benaulim
Price Range: RM49 - RM97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Failaka 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Rooms are small , prefer to take room with AC”
 of 5 bubbles CoolDinesh, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go for the garden facing rooms...104 I suppose”
 of 5 bubbles priyadarshis2016, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles saurabhargava, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“budget hotel”
 of 5 bubbles santoshm167, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
“rooms away from the road near the garden area”
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 of 5 bubbles paul_and_kim58, 25 Oct 2015 | Read review
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