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William's Beach Retreat
Ranked #10 of 18 Hotels in Colva
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

When we reached the place, I thought well it doesn't look that bad, but since we came in reception area, which was a joke, and start talking with staff, I felt really uncomfortable, staff was really unfriendly, arrogant... When we went to room it was dirty walls, smelled bad, bathroom was horrible, we have booked 2 nights in there and we was keep thinking to leave after one night. We was glad we have swimming pool, but when I seen it I couldn't see the bottom of it, it was super dirty. After while
I seen some men was chilling in there and eating food from plates with hands, water around them was oily. Cleaners don't do them job properly, everywhere was spider nets, and loads women hairs all around room and bathroom. It was the only one thing we liked is a bar outside hotel which calls bambooze, we spent all day long there, because we did not want to go back to room and Colva beach is super dirty as well, such a joke this experience. Im not recommend this hotel for anyone!!!

Stayed: September 2016, travelled as a couple
2  Thank Inesa L
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We booked two nights here between travelling onwards to Hampi.

The restaurant/bar area is great, very attentive staff and extensive menu.
The pool was excellent - highlight of the hotel.

However, our room was poor. We could have stayed more than one night if it was just old, but the floor was filthy, the bathroom disgusting, missing tiles and filled with insects.
The sheets were stained.
We had to choose between using the fan or putting up a mosquito net - given the amount of mosquitos coming in through the large gap in the balcony door - we chose the latter.

Also don't book a train through the hotel - they will put on a large commission - just go to the station and book.

Would recommend visiting the restaurant/bar but not staying.

Stayed: September 2016, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Marc J
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

the place is ok. The owner of the property could have done a better job with the property and the facility provided. The person on the reception called "Zoro" wasn't courteous but very much to the point. A first impression of this kind is a big doubt on how would the place be. The staff was way to helpful though and always asked if things were ok.
The rooms are big and super basic. The location too is good.

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1  Thank janaknmistry
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The rooms are not so clean and feels congested. Hot water arrangement in bathroom is horrible and unsafe. Good for friends. Not suitable for family. There is a swimming pool which they close at around 6 pm. Pool was clean.

Stayed: August 2015, travelled with friends
1  Thank Amit M
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

I am a frequent traveler, I never had this type worst experience in my life with any hotel.we checked out in half an hour even booking was for two nights. very arrogant behavior of hotel stuff. hotel boy was shouting on me pointing his fingers at my face when we complain about toilet flush hand spray is not their toilet. The Manager was most worst, he was supporting the hotel stuff when we complaint to goibibo regarding his misbehavior. Rooms are totally different than as shown in website.dirty toilet and floor of rooms. we got scared with their misbehavior and left hotel in half an hour as we are from different state and not wanted to spoil our Goa trip . It is big security threats specially for family. please refer attach photos for detail. same happened for my happened too.

Avoid this hotel.

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  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about William's Beach Retreat

Address: 4th Ward, Colva 403708, India
Region: India > Goa > South Goa District > Colva
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant
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Ranked #10 of 18 Hotels in Colva
Price Range: $14 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — William's Beach Retreat 2.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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