Karwar Hotels

Karwar - Emerald Bay, A Sterling Holidays Resort, Karwar

National Highway 17, Landmark Sadashivgad Toll Naka, Karwar, Karnataka 581301

Ranked 2 amongst 38 hotels in Karwar

5.4/7 83 Reviews
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Destination
5.5 / 7
Location
5.7 / 7
Appearance
5.4 / 7
Front Office
5.6 / 7
Service
5.5 / 7
Room
5.7 / 7
Food & Drink
5.3 / 7
Activities
4.9 / 7

Karwar - Emerald Bay, A Sterling Holidays Resort Video Reviews (4)

Ajay Muthukumar

 
12 Reviews | 8 Readers

"Clean rooms with good view from..."

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Sujit Mithaiwala

 
20 Reviews | 10 Readers

"Spacious and good room for stay"

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5.0 /7
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Naresh Karathu

 
19 Reviews | 20 Readers

"Good room with all facilities"

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Sujit Mithaiwala

 
20 Reviews | 10 Readers

"Good location and reception are..."

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Karwar - Emerald Bay, A Sterling Holidays Resort Reviews (83)


Mumbai
9 Reviews | 565 Readers

"The best hotel in Karwar"

5.4/7
Posted 4 months ago

The Hotel is close to the main road along the sea. The rooms are spacious and clean. There is a gymnase and a pool and the hotel can propose you boat trip. The food can be improve but it was not too bad. Very good service the staff are very helpful. Good value for money.

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Posted by the Hotel Management

16th February 2017

Dear Sir/Ma'am,
Namaste!

Thank you for choosing to holiday with us at Karwar - Emerald Bay.

We appreciate your taking the time to share your review of our resort.
We are glad to know that your parents had a pleasant stay with us. Our staff members are committed to ensuring that our guests are taken care of and we are thankful for your appreciation. The resort’s various amenities are at aimed at ensuring that our guests feel welcomed and rejuvenated.
Promising the best standards of hospitality – always!

Sincerely,
The Sterling Holidays Team


3 Reviews | 41 Readers

"The staff's were friendly"

5.5/7
Posted 6 months ago

The location of the hotel was good. I had visited this hotel with my family. The staff's were friendly and co-operative. The room was clean and neat. All amenities were working in the room.

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Posted by the Hotel Management

25th January 2017

Dear Sir/Ma\'am,

Namaste!

Thank you for choosing to holiday with us at Karwar - Emerald Bay.

We appreciate your taking the time to share your review of our resort.

We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our resort’s location has been chosen to ensure that our guests are pampered with the bounties and wonders of nature backed with the best standards of hospitality. It gives us great joy in knowing that our staff members and our amenities were able to make you feel welcomed.

We would love to welcome you again in our resorts in picturesque locations across India.

Sincerely,
The Sterling Holidays Team


Delhi
10 Reviews | 488 Readers

"Good resort"

6.5/7
Posted 1 year ago

Location wise ok, look wise good. Services are good. Got all facilities within the walls of resort. Food was ok. Enjoyed the stay at this resort. Very clean & well maintained & was pleasant to stay for 3D/2N at this place. The purpose of visit was to relax.

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63 Reviews | 30168 Readers

"Good hotel to stay with good atmosphere "

5.9/7
Posted 1 year ago

The resort is located at outskirts of Karwar with nice, cool and clean atmosphere. The front desk people received us with cold refreshing drink then shifted us to the room. The room was clean and good with modern amenities for royal enjoyment. One thing to mention is the quality of food which was excellent, too good.

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Bangalore
1 Review | 270 Readers

"Terrible experience of Booking at Sterling Emerald Bay - Karwar"

2.3/7
Posted 1 year ago

I had very unpleasant experience with booking of 3 rooms at sterling emerald Bay, Karwar. I booked 3 rooms for our family get together over Dasahara long weekend (Oct 2015). Booking was made 2 month in advance but just 2 days before our check-in I got call from sterling that our booking has been cancelled due to their some internal issue. I t was tough to get 3 room for long weekend in that short notice. They offered me with alternative arrangement in karwar at the same rate (~Rs 6000 per night), when they informed me of alternate hotel name I found same hotel is readily available At Rs ~3000. I was shocked to get cheated by sterling resort people. My trouble didn't stop here, When I asked for refund of my advance money (Rs 13000) they said it will take one week of time but unfortunately they didn't refund my money in one week. I had to do follow up over phone & email then only they refunded my advance money that too without any interest. I had to bear extra expenses to book last minute rooms and compromise with quality as well. I found Sterling Holidays people un-ethical in doing business and treating customer/guest for a ride.

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Mumbai
4 Reviews | 5107 Readers

"It was a pleasant surprise. Not in the least becau..."

5.8/7
Posted 5 years ago

It was a pleasant surprise. Not in the least because I had never even heard of Karwar (it's in Karnataka, by the way) before, let alone visit the place. Going there during the summer vacation was the right decision we took. The place is idyllic, close to nature & largely unexplored. Pollution is non-existent. The hotel staff was very courteous & helpful, though, as is sometimes seen at such places, a bit slow for our liking.

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Bangalore
20 Reviews | 24508 Readers

"Good resort but around 4 kms from the beach"

5.3/7
Posted 2 years ago

We were two families with 9 year old kids visiting Karwar for the first time and were looking for a stay for four days. It being April, we were particular about wanting A/C rooms and as we were late in booking, this was the only good hotel available, basis the reviews. The hotel was deemed to be close to the beach, but actually it is around 4 km from the Tagore Beach. It overlooks the Sangam - where River Kali flows into the Arabian Sea. As we arrived, we were greeted by the front desk and our formalities were completed very smoothly. The team explained the various sections of the hotel before we checked in to our room. The rooms that we got had a balcony facing the River Kali. The rooms were very clean, though they were medium sized. We had opted for an extra bed in each room and that cramped the space a bit. The rooms are equipped with TV and coffee maker. The washrooms are fairly clean. There is an ample supply of basic toiletries. The restaurant is alright. They mainly cater to a lot of Russian residents and hence the breakfast spread is more to their taste. However, for us, they offered us good Indian options - like Dosa, Idli, Aloo Parantha and Puris - not as a buffet spread but on order. This was a part of their breakfast package and we did not have to pay extra for the same. The food is alright and the servings are huge. The children loved the Aloo Parantha on their menu for breakfast. For most meals, we ended up exploring Karwar town itself and amongst the few we had, we tried their Chinese menu and Indian Menu. The Chinese dishes were a complete disappointment but the Indian Menu was good. My advice to most here would be to stick to their Indian menu. Would recommend their Bhindi and the Goan Veg curry. There is an entertainment center which is equipped with indoor games like Table tennis, carom, pool table and a few other indoor games. The children loved this area as this is right opposite the restaurant and while we waited for the meals, they would hop across to play. The staff here was very friendly and helped occupy the kids with activities like drawing and painting. The pool in the hotel is very clean and well maintained. We spend one lazy evening here in the pool. There are water polo nets that are available for a quick friendly game. However, the pool lights are a little dim and hence, beyond 7pm, the pool is not very enjoyable. Next to the pool is an open court for Throwball or Volleyball or even Badminton. The equipment for the same is available with the staff. There is also, a small field for football and for a rain dance. The Spa facilities for the ladies is available from morning 9am to 6 pm while for the men, it extends a little beyond 6pm. Though I did not get down to using the same, my hubby and cousin did. The experience was decent and the prices for the services are very reasonable. For a full body massage, it is around 1200 plus taxes. The gym is very basic but fairly decent. Has a few basic weights, treadmill and rowing machine. There is a holiday expert available at the resort who can make arrangements for various trips and activities like boating, Snorkeling, Banana boat ride etc. However, we found the pricing really high compared to what is available in the town. Hence, we did not opt for the same. A special mention to Mr. Bheem Singh, who greeted us on our first day at the restaurant. He goes out of his way to ensure that the children are comfortable and ensures that the food and service is available on time and is done to our taste. He realised that the children loved Aloo Parantha for breakfast everyday and on day Two, made sure that the same was kept ready for the kids. Thank you for the same. The rest of the staff, at the front desk, spa and other facilities is very courteous and helpful. They are quite quick with their response and they are the ones who make sure your stay is good. Overall, this is a good resort if you do not have any other options. The people and the service make it a good one. However, if you do have options closer to the beach, would definitely take those up.

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Bangalore
35 Reviews | 97557 Readers

"Beautiful resort with superb room service"

5.9/7
Posted 4 years ago

From the outside it looks beautiful, and as you enter the lobby, wow, its fabulous, the reception counter is good along with its staff. After the check in our luggage was taken up by the staff, we had our rooms in third floor, we had booked 4 rooms, my friends who went first took on the beach side rooms, where as myself was left with the road view room. I requested the manager to change it, and for my luck I had one room with a special view, the beach view and the hill view, fantastic view. I took a tour of the resort, first with the swimming pool, yes its clean and well kept. Then to the bar, since I do not drink just had a glance and moved on, The first floor has the restaurant and the play area, The food served was hot and in good taste, my friend says the non veg and fish were also tasty. The play area is clean and well kept, had a game of table tennis. The room service was superb, the orders were served as ordered and in quite correct time also. The conducted tours of the resort are well planned but could not take the tour because had plans to drive to Goa, Overall a good, clean, and far from the crowd resort, only thing missing was the Beach.

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Mumbai
1 Review | 808 Readers

"Average hotel"

4.8/7
Posted 5 years ago

Overall average experience.Hotel is about half an hour from Karwar railway station ( Rs 400 by taxi).There is nothing much to see in Karwar.Gokarna is a religious place about 90 mins by road from the hotel.Murdeshwar (about two hours by train from karwar railway station) with a 123 feet high Lord Shiva statue is another place worth going.

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Hisar
4 Reviews | 695 Readers

"Romantic place with nice hotel staff and service "

6.7/7
Posted 2 years ago

The time I spent during this trip in the hotel is the best time in my life. Me and my partner enjoyed too much during this trip, such a romantic place. Hotel staff and service are very nice, they give full attention to their customer. Such a lovely time I spent with my partner. Also want to say thanks to HolidayIQ. Com for suggesting me such a nice place and hotel.

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Karwar - Emerald Bay, A Sterling Holidays Resort Overview

Sterling Holidays Emerald Bay is located at Landmark-Sadhasivgad Toll Naka in Karwar. The property is 95 km from Dabolim Airport and 2 km from Karwar Railway Station respectively. Located nearby the estuary where Kali River meets Arabian Sea, with Sahyadri Mountains in the background, the hotel offers a panoramic view of the unexplored region. Ster....
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