The bustling tourist belt of north Goa receives a huge number of tourists every year. It is one of the most popular destinations in the country for those looking to have a good time enjoying parties, weddings, and nightlife. Due to its high popularity, many 3 star hotels have come up in the area to cater to the accommodation needs of the average middle-class tourist with a mid-range budget. Here’s a list of the best 3-star hotels in North Goa for all those planning a vacation to the amazing tourist spot anytime soon.
The Hawaii Comforts, Dona Paula
The Hawaii Comforts Hotel, Dona Paula (Image: facebook.com/thehawaiicomfortsgoa)
Starting the list of 3-star hotels in North Goa is Hawaii Comforts. The Hawaii Comforts is a 3-star hotel located in the beautiful village of Dona Paula in North Goa. The hotel is just 100 meters away from the Hawaii beach and the Dona Paula Jetty, and a short drive away from Panaji. This gives you the additional benefit of being able to enjoy nature at its best while still enjoying the convenience of being close to the city. The hotel offers 20 rooms as accommodation suitable for both businesses as well as leisure travellers. The hotel is perfect for couples, families, friends and colleagues looking for a nice place in North Goa to relax and destress themselves.
One of the bedrooms at the hotel (Image: facebook.com/thehawaiicomfortsgoa)
All 20 rooms of the hotel are elegantly designed with contemporary styled interiors, to make your stay as comfortable and pleasurable as possible. One can choose between a large king-sized bed and twin beds as per the requirement. Facilities available at the hotel include free Wi-Fi at lobby level, room service for limited hours, luggage storage, 24 hours reception and free parking. The hotel has a multi-cuisine restaurant on site, which serves a variety of delectable food. The hotel arranges sightseeing tours and water sports activities as well as rental bikes and cars on request.
Rendezvous Beach Resort, Dona Paula
The pool at Rendezvous Beach Resort (Image: Rendezvous Beach Resort Facebook Page)
Next on the list of top 3-star hotels in North Goa is Rendezvous Beach Resort. This resort is located in the upscale neighbourhood of Dona Paula, a semi-urban village located 5 km from Panjim City. It is a nice place to relax, unwind and have some fun in Goa. The resort is an ideal venue for a beach wedding due to its proximity to the beautiful Vainguinim beach, which is just a 5-minute walk away.
The 56 large rooms at the resort allow you to immerse yourself in Goa’s peaceful susegad attitude and appreciate the serenity and beauty that surrounds you. Free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, safes, and tea and coffee-makers are provided in bright rooms with modest furniture. Higher category rooms have balconies with views of the pool. Mini-Fridges are provided in some categories of rooms.
A room at Rendezvous Beach Resort (Image: Rendezvous Beach Resort Facebook Page)
The hotel features a bar and restaurant, a gym, an outdoor pool, and a spa. It also has facilities for hosting business conferences and events. The resort provides an airport shuttle service to ferry guests to and from the airport. It also assists guests in arranging for services such as taxis, cars and bikes on hire, water sports activities, sightseeing tours, guided excursions etc.
The Tamarind Hotel
Internal view of The Tamarind Hotel, Anjuna (Image: TripAdvisor)
The Tamarind Hotel, a Portuguese-style resort located on North Goa’s upscale Assagao-Anjuna Road is a 10-minute drive from three of the state’s most popular beaches: Anjuna, Vagator, and Baga. The hotel houses 26 rooms, all of which are very luxurious.
The rooms of the hotel are spacious, elegant and air-conditioned with a balcony facing the pool. They feature king-sized beds with comfortable mattresses and fluffy pillows, where you can relax in peace. Other amenities provided in the rooms include a 42 inch flat-screen TV, tea/coffee dispenser and a well-stocked minibar. Free Wi-Fi, a laptop-size safe deposit locker, a special night menu, daily housekeeping and 24-hour room service is provided in all the rooms.
All the rooms feature a luxurious bathroom with a hot & cold shower and premium toiletries. Although the rooms are different in terms of shape, size, and decor, the services and amenities provided are the same across all categories of rooms.
View of a premium room (Image: TripAdvisor)
Cafe Cotinga at The Tamarind is a refuge of calm and beauty, open throughout the year for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The restaurant is spread out between two courtyards, one of which overlooks the hotel’s lovely natural garden. Guests can dine both indoors and al fresco, thanks to the wide seating capacity of the place.
A menu with multi-cuisine delicacies from around the globe, including delicious Italian, Chinese, and Indian dishes, scrumptious seafood, delicate meats, and famous portions of pasta and pizzas will leave you spoilt for choices.
Café Cotinga at The Tamarind (Image: TripAdvisor)
The Tandoori delicacies, Butter chicken and Mutton Seekh kebabs are extremely delicious and mouth-watering. Guests can play pool on the antique snooker table while they wait for the dinner to be served. The popular desserts available at the cafe are the ideal way to cap off a delicious meal. Guests can try one of the many delectable treats, such as apple crumble with ice cream or the iconic banoffee pie, as well as the chocolate ecstasy cake, which will keep you coming back for more.
Living Room Boutique Hotel, Vagator
Living Room Boutique Hotel, Vagator (Image: www.livingroomhotels.in)
Living Room Boutique Hotels is a great place to stay if you’re looking for a romantic hotel in Vagator. The hotel is a class apart in terms of assuring customer satisfaction, serving only the best to its guests. It is located just 15 minutes away from Vagator beach. The hotel is a popular pick among couples and high-end customers, with three categories of rooms tailored to meet the needs of all types of visitors.
Dark furnishings and streamlined design add a sense of refinement to the Study Rooms, Master Rooms, and Premium Master Rooms. The individual balconies of the rooms have views of the pool and the natural surroundings, ensuring a lively stay. The rooms are quite nice, large, and clean. The beds come with a comfortable memory foam mattress. The hotel provides visitors with a variety of room facilities, including a flat-screen TV, a closet, a fridge, a kettle, and access to the internet via Wi-Fi. To make your stay even more comfortable, the hotel provides room service and a concierge.
Guests can enjoy taking a swim in the pool after a hot and tiring day. The pool is shaded by a cashew tree from where cashew nuts continuously fall into the pool. However, the pool is cleaned several times during the day!
The All-Day Dining restaurant is a unique multi-cuisine establishment that delivers the area’s most outstanding Continental, European, Chinese, and Indian meals. Guests can enjoy a pleasant dining experience at the restaurant, with the expert chefs ready to cook up the scrumptious delicacies that they crave. They also have a superb breakfast buffet.
Bar And Lounge at Living Room Hotel (Image: www.livingroomhotels.in)
Casa Playa Comforts, Vagator
Casa Playa Comforts, Vagator (Image: casaplayacomforts.com)
Lastly on the list of best 3-star hotels in North Goa is Casa Playa. Casa Playa Comforts is a resort located 2.2 kilometres away from Vagator Beach. The location is fantastic, with stunning views from the hotel’s rooms and a plethora of entertaining bars and beaches nearby.
The rooms at the resorts are categorised into deluxe cottages, superior cottages and grand cottages. Deluxe cottages come with a queen-sized bed. Superior cottages come with a queen-sized double bed and feature a single Jacuzzi while Grand cottages have a queen-sized double bed and feature a double Jacuzzi.
All the 3 categories of cottages feature a lounge space with an LCD television, phone, and in-room Wi-Fi internet connection, as well as partial sea views. They also have bathrooms that are equipped with a cubical shower, hair-dryer, hot water geyser, and professionally packaged toiletries. Every morning, a continental breakfast is served. The breakfast supplied features a variety of selections, all of which are excellent. The omelette with cheese is simply delicious.
Deluxe Cottage Room (Image: casaplayacomforts.com)
Grand Cottage Room (Image: casaplayacomforts.com)
The on-site restaurant has a very relaxing atmosphere and offers a panoramic view of Goa’s lovely coast. Also, the hotel bar serves handcrafted cocktails, which are made with the finest ingredients by skilled mixologists, who ensure that you enjoy every drop of your drink.
So, what are you waiting for? Head down along with your family or friends to one of these amazing 3-star resorts and enjoy the nightlife, the parties, the beaches and everything else that North Goa has to offer. Book your rooms now!