The Best Hotels in Goa, India

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by Santorini Dave • Updated: October 8, 2019

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The Best Hotels in Goa

Alila Diwa Goa

Alila Diwa Hotel in Goa, India
Serene, stylish, and luxurious resort within a charming village setting among ponds and lush green gardens. Spacious accommodations feature extra-long balconies, large bathrooms, and stand-alone tubs. Amenities include huge spa, free yoga classes, stunning infinity pool, traditional-style cafe, kids club, daily activities, and an in-house movie theater. Several facilities in the neighborhood, and a short walk to the uncrowded beach. • Review of Alila Diwa Goa
Hotel phone: +91 (0)832 274 6800

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Goa Candolim

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson in Goa, India
In a magnificent setting and tranquil location, this stylish and graceful resort features terracotta tiles, quaint balconies, and mustard-colored walls reminiscent of colonial Portugal. The colorful rooms and suites feature old-style furnishings and sofas, and the magnificent tropical-style pool is surrounded by sunbeds and shady palms, with splash areas for kids. Located away from the main road, but close to several facilities, and a short walk to the beautiful beach. • Review of Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Goa Candolim
Hotel phone: +91 (0)832 665 0000

The Diwa Club

The Diwa Club Hotel in Goa, India
Exclusive, tranquil, uncrowded, and secluded in a pleasant, village setting. The spacious pool-facing rooms and suites feature standalone bathtubs, intriguing art, and large balconies/verandas. Apart from the magnificent pool, guests can use all facilities at the adjoining Alila Diwa resort, including stupendous spa, yoga studio (with free classes), kids club, and movie theater. The beach is accessible via a short and lovely path, or via the free shuttle bus. • Review of The Diwa Club
Hotel phone: +91 (0)832 274 6800

Goa Villagio Resort & Spa

Goa Villagio Resort & Spa in Goa, India
Mid-priced boutique resort offering great amenities and even greater rates, alongside a quaint blue-and-white church. The bright, airy, and spacious rooms feature balconies and multiple windows, and offer great value with breakfast included. The inviting pool has a separate area for kids, and the resort is located just a few minutes from the beach, as well as close to the airport and major bus station. • Review of Goa Villagio Resort & Spa
Hotel phone: +91 (0)832 2880 781

Hard Rock Hotel Goa

Hard Rock Hotel in Goa, India
Contemporary hotel in a rural setting and just meters from the main road and its several facilities, famous for its musical memorabilia and rooms/suites with funky and modern designs, signature Hard Rock themes, motifs on the rugs and towels, and unique ‘audio experiences’. Attractive additions include complimentary breakfast, lovely pool with splash area, trendy bistro/bar lined with murals of rock legends, coffee shop with hanging guitars, and souvenir shop. Free shuttle buses chauffeur guests to a quiet part of the beach 1.2km away. • Review of Hard Rock Hotel Goa
Hotel phone: +91 (0)832 674 5555

Holiday Inn Resort, Goa

Holiday Inn Resort in Goa, India
The family-friendly Holiday Inn offers extensive gardens, immaculate lawns, huge carpark, quiet location, and terrific facilities. All accommodations feature garden views, comfortable furnishings, and modern décor, and the magnificent suites offer balconies/patios, substantial living/dining areas, and inviting jacuzzis. First-class amenities include a marvelous gym and spa, bar and grill virtually on the sand, tropical-style pool with a fenced splash area for toddlers, games room, tennis court, sandy playground, and activities for the young ones – all just a few minutes’s drive from touristy Cavelossim. • Review of Holiday Inn Resort, Goa
Hotel phone: +91 (0)832 287 0012

Karma Royal Haathi Mahal

Karma Royal Haathi Mahal Hotel in Goa, India
Spacious, convenient, and family-friendly Mediterranean-style resort with villas and first-class facilities. Standard rooms are comfortable, and the spacious villas (with 1 or 2 bedrooms) feature balconies, kitchens, and home theater systems. Mini-theater, kids club, three pools with waterslides and waterfalls, children’s splash area, swim-up bar, excellent kids club, and an impressive games room are offered to the guests. Located in the middle of tourist-friendly Cavelossim, this Greek-style resort is just minutes from the beach. • Review of Karma Royal Haathi Mahal
Hotel phone: +91 (0)832 672 5300

Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort Hotel

Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort Hotel in Goa, India
Spread over vast gardens with direct beach access, the tropical resort offers delightful accommodations spread across massive grounds. Lovely villas come in different colors and are very spacious and comfortable. The excellent facilities include a large pool, kids club, playground, bike rental, and assorted sports and activities. Located in south Goa, the resort is surrounded by several cafés, shops, and bars. • Review of Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort Hotel
Hotel phone: +91 (0)832 672 7777

Radisson Goa Candolim

Radisson Goa Candolim Hotel in Goa, India
Far nicer and quiet than rivals nearby, Radisson offers a village-like setting with its extensive grounds and abundant trees and bushes. Spacious rooms feature balconies and traditional-style decorations from Goa. Friendly and helpful staff, fantastic pool, vividly-decorated guest lounges, and an impressive open-air games room complete the picture. The beach and the main road are a few minutes away, and offer several options to eat, drink, and shop. • Review of Radisson Goa Candolim
Hotel phone: +91 (0)832 671 9999

Radisson Blu Resort Goa Cavelossim Beach

Radisson Blu Resort Goa Cavelossim Beach in Goa, India
Gorgeous, spacious, and brightly-painted villas in a village-style setting among gardens are highlights of this resort. The serene and expansive resort features first-class facilities, lush green lawns, and a large pool with children’s section. The marvelous beach close by has several cafés, sunbeds, and water-sports counters, and being in the center of Cavelossim, there are multiple tourist facilities all around. • Radisson Blu Resort Goa Cavelossim Beach
Hotel phone: +91 (0)832 672 6666

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