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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

No room service. restaurant was closed due to Holi & Good Friday whereas the board outside had mentoned 'Under Maintenance'. This was not informed to us while booking. breakfast was not buffet rather they had a pathetic fixed 'non goan' menu. Anything outside the menu was charged including a glass of milk. No substitute was allowed. So you cant take... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

We have stayed at this guesthouse for a number of years and have to say, under new management, it is the best stay so far. Staff are so nice, polite and helpful and the cleaners do an excellent job. The restaurant (Karltons Horizon Grill) is exceptional and all the staff are so efficient, kind and friendly. The food, as far... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Stayed for two weeks.staff couldn't do enough for us,nothing bad to report.clean and relaxing.pool lovely a clean.also near the beach. Will definitely be staying there again.free wi fi,clean towels daily and pool towels. Thanks for making our holiday restful

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

This hotel is small boutique. Clean and we'll taken care of. Good to stay for 1 to 2 nights as it's next to a pub/restaurant with live band that's loud and also the management plays music which is wired to all rooms. Could be noisy too as you hear everything happening outside. Nicely located.

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

All the staff were excellent and couldn't do enough for us. The room was very good, the pool very clean and the restaurant was first class, we recommend Serenity to anyone.its ideally situated near the beautiful Candolim beach, all the shops and restaurants are within easy walking distance. There are also taxis nearby and bus stops conveniently situated.

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J_K_DeSouza, Owner at Serenity by the Sea, responded to this review

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Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Very nice small Hotel. Great service, very good staff, rooms serviced & cleaned every day..Swimming area could do with a few more sunbeds & some small tables, apart from that, perfect. Their Resturant, Horizon Grill one of the best in Candolim. Would highly recommend.

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J_K_DeSouza, Owner at Serenity by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Mr. & Mrs. Hughes, Thank you very much for allowing us to host you! We have noted your feedback and have ordered for more sunbeds. We will also arrange for some tables for the pool area. We appreciate your inputs and hope to see you again! With best wishes, J & K De Souza More 

leeds
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Arrived after paying £300 deposit. Hotel taken over, new company not honouring booking, or want to have anything to do with, or help. If you have a booking here please check with who you booked with. Thanks to a great taxi friend,we contacted person we booked through got our money back. Then booked into lesser room,(OK) but cost us more.... More 

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Reviewed 12 December 2015

Amazing hotel with good amenities and great location! Had a memorable weekend stay here, with my friends. The hotel is in Candolim, just off the main road and the beach is just 2 mins walk from the hotel. All the shops and market are within walking distance. Friendly and cooperative staff. The rooms were very spacious and clean. Delicious food,... More 

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J_K_DeSouza, Owner at Serenity by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we hope to see you again! More 

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Reviewed 7 November 2015

Clean and well managed place. Stayed in 202 Pool View Room :-) Clean pool, Friendly staff, near to the beach, Horizon Grill close by, worth the price.. will always prefer to check in here first & will definitely recommend my friends to check in here too.

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Pune, India
1 review
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I stayed here for 5 days in October 2015. It’s very decent and reasonable as compared to other guest houses nearby. The owner and staff was very helpful. Room was very clean. Would recommend the pool view rooms. Will be staying here on my next visit. Do visit their restaurant Horizon Grill for some good food and nice live music... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Serenity by the Sea is exactly what the name suggest. A quiet and cozy guest house that is just 2 minutes walking distance from Candolim Beach. 18 comfortable rooms surround a swimming pool that is at the center of the property. The restaurant attached is popular among tourists and locals alike. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Serenity by the Sea

Address: Wadi 443/D2 | Main Candolim-Taj Road, Candolim, Bardez 403515, India (Formerly White Orchid Resort)
Region: India > Goa > Bardez > Candolim
Price Range: $445 - $462 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Serenity by the Sea 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Go for the pool view rooms”
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