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Taj Exotica Goa

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Midlands
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87 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

The last line of a note we were left on our last morning! Here's the note, I've ommitted only the time and date and signatory. "Dear Guests.....Greetings of the day This is to inform you that the Main Swimming-pool would remain closed tomorrow..........due to a photoshoot. We require your assistance in completing the same. Inconvenience caused is highly regretted. Thank-you... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 27 September 2015

we had a very memorable stay at exotica over the weekend. it was a family holiday and we had a wonderful experience.the staff was very cordial and helpful...our meals (jain ) were well taken care of. rooms were excellent and so were the in house facilities.

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Exoticagoa, General Manager at Taj Exotica Goa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review of our resort. It gives us great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I have shared your feedback with the entire team at the resort. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to constantly strive for excellence and to make sure that our... More 

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70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 934 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Great location and a great property. The view once you step on to the beach is breathtaking. The staff is very good. Food is great. But the rooms need upgrade given it is an old hotel. This can be a major destination luxury hotel. You can walk for Hoalkwalk for hours in silvery sands.

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Exoticagoa, General Manager at Taj Exotica Goa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review of our resort. It gives us great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I have shared your feedback with the entire team at the resort. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to constantly strive for excellence and to make sure that our... More 

uae
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43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

I organized a customer event at the Taj Exotica Goa, I have been organizing events in Europe, Middle east and India for a long time, and never Ever experienced the same excellence in Service, great hospitality and amazing, professional staff. Before asking for anything, they will get it for you, the staff will go over the extra mile to make... More 

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Exoticagoa, General Manager at Taj Exotica Goa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review of our resort. It gives us great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I have shared your feedback with Satyaraj, Noor, Brianna, Manoj, Chef Bhasker, Narayan, Xavier and the entire team at the resort. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to constantly... More 

Bangalore, India
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2015

michelle and abhishek and 2 other employees were awesome in the coffeeshop. they took good care of us. rooms are a little tired and need a renovation. but overall its the best hotel in goa to relax and have a good family time

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Exoticagoa, General Manager at Taj Exotica Goa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review of our resort. It gives us great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your ,trip to the All Day Diner. I have shared your feedback with Michele Abhishek and the entire team at the resort. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to constantly strive for excellence... More 

Gurgaon, India
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Had an amazing time!! Special thanks to Mr Cleto Periera and Mr Arvind for making the stay so comfortable and memorable for me my husband and especially my baby!! Thank you for being so particular for baby needs especially his food !! Great job!! Regards!!!

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Exoticagoa, General Manager at Taj Exotica Goa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review of our resort. It gives us great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I have shared your feedback with Cleto, Arvind and the entire team at the resort. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to constantly strive for excellence and to make... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Have Just Arrived Today after 4 nights stay in Taj Exotica – Goa. Have travelled along with my Wife & 2 year old Boy. Though didn't visited the Jiva Spa which has been recommended by many still enjoyed the stay.. The staff is very friendly, food is very good.. In room dining service isn’t slow at all considering you are... More 

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Exoticagoa, General Manager at Taj Exotica Goa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review of our resort. It gives us great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I have shared your feedback with the entire team at the resort. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to constantly strive for excellence and to make sure that our... More 

Gurgaon, India
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 September 2015

I'm usually one of those lazy travelers who doesn't believe in writing reviews for every place she has visited- whether it's been a good experience or a bad one. But having stayed at Taj Exotica, I feel compelled to write this. The Taj property is so beautiful and I experienced first hand the renowned hospitality of the Taj group. Having... More 

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Exoticagoa, General Manager at Taj Exotica Goa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review of our resort. It gives us great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I have shared your feedback with the entire team at the resort. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to constantly strive for excellence and to make sure that our... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 24 September 2015

I cannot write enough about the excellent time we had here very recently. We were a large group of 18 families!!! Yes it was an informal school trip (personal). The hotel staff were soooo amazing and even though I was very nervous about them coming through for us, they did with flying colors:-) I want to personally thank SAVIO, he... More 

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Exoticagoa, General Manager at Taj Exotica Goa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review of our resort. It gives us great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I have shared your feedback with Savio, Chef Melroy, Noor, Merunissa, Noel and the entire team at the resort. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to constantly strive for... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We had a great time at Taj Exotica and was pleased with the arrangements made for celebrating our Babymoon cum anniversary celebrations,especially the embroided customized pillow covers, room decorations, teddy bear and maternity pillows took us by surprise. Service provided was outstanding and we liked the way Noel & Shaurya responded with a pleasing smile and a positive note at... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review of our resort. It gives us great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I have shared your feedback with Noel, Shaurya, Synthia, AMit, Michelle, Michael, Bachu, Suraj, Sanjeev and the entire team at the resort. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the south coast of Goa on the Benaulim beach, a mere 27 km from the airport, this 56 acre 140 room resort has a 700 meter beach frontage and a lovely view of the sea. With 3 specialty restaurants, a beach front seasonal seafood shack, a 24 hour all day diner, 2 bars, 2 spas and a seasonal outdoor spa pavilion, this resort is a popular haunt for the international as well as domestic travelers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Taj Exotica Goa

Address: Benaulim 403 716, India
Region: India > Goa > Salcette District > Benaulim
Price Range: $362 - $1,599 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Taj Exotica Goa 5*
Number of rooms: 140
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Also Known As:
Taj Exotica Goa Benaulim
Taj Exotica Goa Hotel Benaulim
Taj Exotica Hotel Goa
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Benaulim
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Benaulim
#1 Family Hotel in Benaulim
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