Resorte Marinha Dourada

Address: Tambudki, Arpora, Goa, 403518, India | 3 star resort
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This 3 star resort, located on Tambudki, Arpora, is near Fort Aguada Lighthouse and Ancestral Goa.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews Resorte Marinha Dourada Arpora

      Great value - great hotel!


      600 for two weeks from England - what more can you ask for!

      Clean rooms with showers, air con, TV etc...

      Nice pool and bar. Fantastic tailor and jeweller on site - absolute bargains.

      Great location overlooking a lake (and not forgetting the local elephant who works in a nearby field.) Trust me this is important - i've been to Goa a few times and many hotels (even the nice ones) are lovely inside but the minute you step outside it's like a building site, rubble everywhere....

      The food is good - nice snacks - anyone who stays in to eat is mad as food in the restaurants in Goa is amazing! Do not go all inclusive anywhere in Goa!

      To sum up.... great value hotel, you will stuggle to do better for your money anywhere in the worls.

      Marinha Dourada Baga


      Stayed here a year back, clean neat place, large fridge, good breakfast but ofcourse the basic.

      Close to Baga beach.

      Hotel rooms, clean and basic amenities okay.

      Reception helpful.

      Food lousy. You get better food outside the hotel.

      Goan delight


      Excellent hotel. Friendly and caring staff offering a first class service. The grounds with the ajoining lake makes this an idealic location. It is situated in my opinion, away from the hustle and bustle of Baga, with an excellent array of restaurants in Arpora. This is certainly better than the 2 star rating given in most brochures.

      Quiet Hotel close to attractions


      Have just returned from 2 weeks staying at the Marinha Dourada.

      It is a basic hotel but very clean and it appears, to be one of the better hotels in the area. There is not much in the local area that you can walk to so would get a taxi everywhere which you can get from outside the hotel and at standard rates.

      Would recommend staying in the annex rather than the main block as it is much quieter and less over looked.

      The staff were nice and helpful especially the guys at the pool. The staff at Reception and Security were always very friendly but felt that the restaurant staff could have been a little better.

      The tailor on site is also very good and made some great clothes for us.

      Traveller Beware


      This hotel is constanlty overbooked. Every week travellers are forced out into other hotels around Goa (none of which are of the same quality as Marinha Dourada). They tried to bump us on our arrival but we had a sit in in the managers office and refused to move until we were found rooms. In at least one instance the owner is moving travellers into another hotel that he owns (so he is being paid Marina Dourada rates by the travel companies for his other, not as high quality, hotels). I spoke to the reps of most travel companies when I was down there and they are fed up with this situation as well. The hotel itself is great (if you can get a room!)



      this hotel overbooks by 15 rooms and tour operator thompsons does not let you know untill 2 days before even though you book 11 months in advace

      Peace at last


      beautifully situated, clean and quiet. no radios or discos blaring all the time. still near enough to baga for night life. staff excellent. will be vising again

      Just peaceful & so delightful.


      HI to all. we have just spent 2 wonderful weeks at the marinha dourahda in arpora GOA this Hotel should be a 3 star as we enjoyed a very comfotable vacation. we were looked after so well that we just want to return ASAP SO go to goa and enjoy while those looking after you enjoy it too.

      Fab Hotel


      Spotlessly clean, very helpful and friendly staff , beautiful setting , everything you would want will be returning in Febuary

      Excellent Hotel


      We have been to the Marinha Dourada 3 years running and will be returning this December again for another 4 weeks. Excellent hotel to stay in, rooms basic but pleasant, staff really helpful and friendy, got a nice restaurant and bar area, located 5 mins away from beach and busy areas which makes it peaceful and relaxing.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Resorte Marinha Dourada Arpora

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

      Travel Blogs from Arpora

      Calangute, Goa.

      A travel blog entry by globetrotter92 on Nov 30, 2014

      2 comments, 3 photos

      ... The base of our bed was made of play wood, we had a mattress propped up in the corner with two patio chairs in the other corner and lots of spiders in the bathroom, great! Haha. It does the job though, just need to remember to put the door alarm on the door tonight haha! Headed for the beach, Calangute is much bigger than Palolem, very busy and more commercialised with shops and tattoo parlous and western shops. We couldn't believe how busy it was, we ...


      A travel blog entry by deborahh55 on Jan 08, 2014

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      Yoga, Mehndi, Cards......

      A travel blog entry by ldillard on Jan 13, 2013

      3 photos

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      Beach Dog II

      A travel blog entry by laurabizzle12 on Dec 21, 2012

      4 photos

      ... The silent noise party is essentially outdoor silent disco. I think its quite a clever way around the 10pm noise restriction. There are three channels of music to choose from. All are essentially ***** but Imo Mac and Ed (our adopted poshy) and I had a great night. The evening was fuelled by copious amounts of alcohol but I managed to take it fairly easy and went into my 28th year feeling quite fresh. Imo and I have spent the last week chilling in the sun and ...

      Doris's Dear Diary - For The Last Time

      A travel blog entry by curryinahurry on Oct 08, 2012

      9 photos

      ... wondered if maybe it was a last big push to get stuff finished off before the big tourist season starts in a couple of weeks - but then, on reflection - probably not .....
      So we all had our goodbyes with our adopted daughter, Kate, and Santo. There were no hugs or kisses with Mark, who just waved and shouted a spitty sschcheerio. Didn't see the Canadians before they left and funnily enough, they didn't seek us out to say goodbye. Didn't see Lynette & Gary ...