The Citadel, Goa

Ranked 14 of 2877 hotels in Goa

Near Raliway Station Vasco da Gama, South Goa

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25 Reviews | 16094 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 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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1 Review | 25 Readers

Overall good stay and also value for money paid

Posted 12 Feb, 2015

It was pretty tired feeling after landing on airport the point of choosing this hotel was in budget+near to the airport. Hardly 10 minutes drive from Dabolim Airport. It is also near to the bus stand walking distance of 7-8 minutes. Hotel provides free WiFi, it has Bar and Restaurant in it, the food is good there Room service is pretty late they might not had enough resources may be at that time only. Rooms are clean, TV and Water Boiler works fine. TV has all the channels you want to see. Housekeeping staff is co-operative if ask them to come after some time they will do and if you ask them to come immediately they will to your room. It has lift facility too. Non AC rooms are smaller in size as comparison with AC rooms. Choose AC rooms if you have children etc. Hotel staff is very co-operative from receptionist to room service guy. They will give you blanket and towel washed up and clean, you really don't need to carry your own. Hotel washrooms are in good conditions and geyser works fine Overall money you pay and what you get its a fair enough deal.

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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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1 Review | 11 Readers

Good hotel to stay in good location

Posted 4 Dec, 2015

It was very nice hotel staff was good and location is very near to (100 Vasco-Da-Gama Railway Station. Food was okay and I went to South Goa and North Goa tour from this hotel, both was in good rate and nice. Major temples, churches and beached was covered by them and in North Goa tour they have given cruise ride which was awesome. All the water sports was good.

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13 Reviews | 451 Readers

Comfortable rooms and courteous staff

Posted 31 Aug, 2015

We were worried about the place to stay but with the help of these staff people we were able to get rid of our worries plus the rooms are adorable. My wife loved the place. We will be coming back soon, thanks for such an good experience. Best hotel in town to visit market. The view is awesome as my window view was of mountains, food is awesome. Lovely atmosphere, great food, very good service and the best thing was the greetings were awesome.

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The Citadel is ranked #14 among the 2877 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 38 photos and 115 text reviews. it 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. 34% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 18% 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 Dabolim Airport 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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