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Reviewed 1 week ago

La senhora and her charming son Clifton run this lovely guesthouse very professionally. They made me feel very welcome. The rooms and entire property are spick and span, breathes history and atmosphere. The rooftop terrace is a perfect place to enjoy breakfast or a nice evening drink with a great view on the surrounding historic buildings. When in Panaji, don't...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lovely little guest house is centrally located and great value for money. The rooms and washrooms are clean and the AC work very well in the heat. The hosts are very communicative, and Clifton was very helpful with his tips on Goa. The bus stand and the jetty are close by as is the Immaculate Conception Church, the city...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hii we were at afonso guest house fro. 14feb to 17feb. Stay was comfortable. Owner best host to the point no bakwas will give good advice for good food n travel . If want to see goa don't waste u r money on resort this best place to sleep and travel goa.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with a friend last week for one night. It's an old Goan Portuguese colonial house in Fountainhaus. The rooms are.simple and very clean. The owners are very welcoming and full of information about where to go and what to see. Breakfast is served on the roof terrace with views over the rooftops.

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Tivat Municipality, Montenegro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great 3 nights here, the room was spacious and very clean, you're room was cleaned every day which is a real treat in India . The breakfast was very good and great Tea and Coffee, the cost is extra so does up the room price a bit but willing to pay the extra as the quality is...

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Warkworth, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to stay right in the old quarter with some good local restaurant options nearby. Good size rooms with bathrooms. The whole place is spotlessly clean. Our room had AC and a fan. The breakfast is served to order on the roof terrace which is very pretty. The breakfast is extra which is a little unusual...

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Totnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jeanette and her son Clifton welcome me every year like an old friend. Although it is simple it is very clean and comfortable . The location is perfect as it is in the old part of Panjim with interest ring colonial buildings around. This itself is a Colonial house, part of the charm. Breakfast is simple and served on a...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely, clean, comfortable guest house in quiet neighborhood in heart of old Panjim. Jeanette and her son were gracious hosts who were most helpful in arranging taxis, giving directions, and providing information. Breakfast not included but available and served on rooftop patio surrounded by pots of orchids, roses, Bougainvillea,etc. Great value for your money.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful, clean, comfortable, joyful place. The Afonso is an old Portuguese style dwelling with lovely details - from the cheerful yellow exterior, the heavy wooden doors, the sparkling clean stone stairwell and the flower filled upstairs garden terrace where a delicious breakfast could be ordered. Rooms were very clean and simple. The Afonso is nice, peaceful and quiet....

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Gera, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here 5 nights. Excellent location with atmosphere amid the picturesque old Portuguese quarter of Panjim. Very kind owners. I got tips to sigths which are not mentioned in the travel guides. Rooms are simple and clean. Wifi worked in the room and on the rooftop terrace as well. The lovingly designed rooftop terrace is a really pleasant oasis...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Afonso Guest House, run by Panaji's reputed Afonso family, is more than just a guest house to its many patrons. Nestled in the capital city's quaint Latin quarter of Fontainhas, it is a veritable bridge between Goa's Portuguese past and Indian present. A favoured haunt for many an adventurous traveller for over two decades, its hospitality and peppy spirit show no sign of aging and are still as fresh as they were back then. It makes no pretense of being luxurious; instead, Afonso Guest House prides itself in being simplistic and practical. With its friendly and welcoming hosts, it's truly your home away from home-clean and functional, the rooms are airy, and equipped with everything a traveller might need. However, the clincher is its lovely terrace graced with potted plants where traditional Goan breakfasts are served to guests every morning, overlooking the whitewashed St Sebastian Chapel. So, if you seek home in a foreign land, come over! Really! You won't regret it. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Afonso Guest House

Address: Near Saint Sebastian Chapel | Fontainhas, Mala, Panjim 403001, India
Region: India > Goa > Panjim
Price Range: $49 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Afonso Gues House Hotel Panaji
Afonso Guest House Goa/Panjim
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Panjim
#3 Family Hotel in Panjim
#3 Romantic Hotel in Panjim
#3 Business Hotel in Panjim
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“There is a bit of street noise, so ask for a rear facing room during the cool season when windows are kept open.”
 of 5 bubbles Twice_the_Money, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Take the rooms on the upper floor”
 of 5 bubbles WanderfulWeekendz, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask Janet - she will know what's best for you. Also check out amazing rooftop”
 of 5 bubbles SimonHD2014, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“First floor rooms are better. Beware of windows that overlook into very close by neighbors”
 of 5 bubbles Kumaresh_sekaran, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Take the room on top floor”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
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