The Citadel, Goa

Near Raliway Station Vasco da Gama, South Goa

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Ranked 5 of 2222 hotels in Goa

The Citadel,Goa
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25 Reviews | 15978 Readers

Overall reasonably priced hotel with all amenities

Posted 15 Jan, 2015

Visited this place with my family for Christmas '14. The hotel has a lot of positives and a few areas of improvement. The location definitely tops the list of positives. It's a 2 minute, 200 meter walk from the Vasco-da-Gama railway station and a 15 minute, under 5 mile drive from the airport. There are several restaurants in near vicinity, with various forms of cuisine on offer. In addition, there are two parks around the corner for an early evening or morning stroll. The staff at the reception are quite helpful and are quick in responding to requests from the in-room Telecom. I had requested for the room to be mopped before going to bed, mosquito repellent and extra blankets. The hotel staff was quick in attended to these requests. The rooms are clean and quite cosy, the interiors of the hotel had an old world charm to it. The corridors and the stairway are of colonial design. The hotel offers free and efficient WiFi in room. Some challenges that visitors may come across. Car parking is on the street in front of the hotel and you may have have challenges finding a parking spot. The hotel staff could assist with parking. The large windows of the room we were in, did not have locks and could easily be opened from the outside. Fortunately we were on the 3rd floor and did not lose sleep over this. The big spirit dampener for us was the service at the restaurant. We waited for 40 minutes to be served. When we had questioned the manager of the restaurant, the reason given was that the staff was engaged in a party at the banquet hall. While the food served finally was reasonably priced and tasted pretty good, the long wait killed our appetite. I would have appreciated being informed about this delay while the food order was being placed. In all a reasonably priced hotel for the amenities and the location.

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2 Reviews | 5 Readers

Excellent hotel with friendly staff

Posted 23 Feb, 2016

I stayed at this hotel for two days with my friends. The location of the hotel is very good and is easy to locate. The hotel management is very friendly and behaved very politely. The hotel is very well decorated. The rooms are spacious and well maintained. Provided with all the modern facilities. The food is very much tasty and hygenic. The room service is always on time. Overall a very pleasant stay at this hotel. Would like to visit again.

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6 Reviews | 183 Readers

Good stay on beach side hotel

Posted 1 Feb, 2016

Good beach view hotel, beach was very close and could spend lot of time on beach, enjoyed the sunset from the room. Food was excellent specially the fish. Enjoyed the dinner with live music. Excellent wine was served. We visited many sightseeing points, hotel helped us in arranging a good English speaking driver.

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3 Reviews | 18 Readers

Very good hotel centrally located in a clean location

Posted 9 Jan, 2016

I had a comfortable stay. The room was very clean but for regular room service improvement is required. Air conditioning is window type which goes off when u leave the room as a result it takes time to cool when you enter. But for this the stay was very comfortable and pleasant.

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1 Review | 12 Readers

A delightful experience with good facilities

Posted 5 Dec, 2015

Located near to Railway station, the hotel offers good connectivity to all the regions in Goa. Its proximity to major attractions make it an ideal venue among leisure travellers. You get warm greeting upon arrival, immediate assistance with luggage, and a very quick check-in. Looks like entire team at reception is eager to serve. The service and cleanliness was outstanding. The rooms are stylish, smart and sophisticated. This is a very good property with a very nice beach and we enjoyed the water sports. Very nice hotel at affordable price services. Worth staying with the facilities provided. We were very happy that, we don't have to find another place to stay next time.

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The Citadel is ranked #5 among the 2222 hotels in Goa with an average rating of 5.5 out of 7. It is one of the 19, 2-star Resorts in Goa. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 39 photos and 114 text reviews and is rated top for its Destination, Location and Food & Drink. It was also named winner of the Better Holiday Awards in 2017 under Great Location.

The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 1,900 to Rs 2,100 per night. The hotel offer 13 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.

The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Single (33%) and Couple (28%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 35% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 17% have rated the ambience as scenic nature.

Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of July, Aug and Sept for the best experience.

The Citadel is located at Vasco-da-Gama which is approximately 3 Kms from Goa airport . Due to the close proximity, it is considered as one of the best stay option. Goa (3 Kms) is the most popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.

The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay. By providing free wifi access, the hotel makes sure you are always connected to the internet.

Other amenities include Laundry Services, Doctor On Call, Restaurant, Room Service and AC. For checkin and checkout time, we suggest contacting the hotel.

If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.

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