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Castle House Palolem Reviews

Near Masjid, South End Palolem Beach, Canacona, Goa, India

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22 Total Reviews
  • 82%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 71%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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One of the best value for money places I have stayed on my 5 month travel around Asia. The rooms are clean and well kept and the staff are great. The food in the bar area is also very good. Highly recommended.

  • 12th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


It was wonderful!

  • 20th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Russia
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


It's located quite far from the beach areas and any shops or restuarants, so you're better off hiring a scooter for your time here (a service which they provide). The room was clean and comfortable, although the staff weren't very attentive.


Staff is excellent here...rooms are great although a little expensive. My only complaint would be the extremely poor wifi. Make it stronger and it would be amazing. Very quiet, comfortable and mostly hot water.


Nice hotel, very clean and good pool and very friendly staff. Slightly off the beaten track a good 15 mins or so walk from Palolem beach. It is a slight shame that it did not feel a bit more sociable; but I guess this is not the hotel's fault!

  • 10th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Great clean hotel just a few minutes from the beach. Although at the beach the huts are way cheeper so I prefered going there after. But if you want a hotel, this place is perfect.


Our room was really nice, had good AC & a tv, the room was spotless. We chose Castle House mainly for the swimming pool but it had lots of bugs in & my husband now has an ear infection which we think must be from the pool. The breakfast was good, lots of choice and well cooked. All the food was delicious. The shower was terrible - we had to use buckets. The walk to the beach is difficult if you go the quickest route & the longer route takes 20 minutes. Wifi was on & off


Castle House Palolem is a good value. The room was very spacious, clean and lots of amenities. But there was several things which were lacking. Even though it was mentioned that there was a back-up generator the power would go off constantly. The Wi-Fi which was include was not working, the location was also rather difficult to find and unlike the other hostels there was no signage pointing to the hostel until you reach the driveway. Also the friendliness of the staff seemed couched/insincere.


This was a great place to stay, the beach is a 10min walk away. The staff were excellent, friendly and gave us the best possible rate! Would stay at the Castle House again!

  • 16th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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