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Sandalwood Hotel & Suites (Vainguinim Beach, India)

Sandalwood Hotel & Suites (Vainguinim Beach, India)

About Sandalwood Hotel & Suites

Conveniently located in the heart of Dona Paula and a short walk from Goa University, Sandalwood & Retreat offers cosy accommodations and easy access to Vainguinim Beach. All 75 rooms come with air conditioning, ceiling fan, coffee/tea maker, premium bedding, private bathroom with bathrobes and slippers, 36-inch LCD TV with premium channels, desk, balcony, in-room safe, and a phone. Sandalwood & Retreat features an outdoor pool, health club, games room, 24-hour front desk, dry cleaning, wedding services, television in common areas, garden, free parking, and a children’s pool. Other amenities include laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. The onsite restaurants, Sea Peal, and Upper Coast Café serve international dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at Caitan n Joe Pub and Salud Latino Bar. Room service is also available. Nearby attractions include Raj Bhavan and Miramar Beach.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets (Unavailable)
  • A/C
  • Restaurant(Unavailable)
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index based on 989  reviews from:
  • Hotels.com(7.6/10)
  • LocationFair  (7.4 / 10)
  • RoomsVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • ServiceExcellent  (8.5 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (8.5 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.4 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Lovely private beach

Many guests appreciate the nearby private beach and say there are always free sun loungers available for guests. Others like that a live entertainment program is provided by the hotel management, noting that the drinks at the pool bar are affordable.


Welcoming staff

Most guests say that the hotel staff is friendly and attentive, noting that the front desk employees always help guests with luggage and the check-in is fast. Others love that the restaurant staff is professional and the service is fast.


Fantastic breakfast

Many guests appreciate the complimentary breakfast and say there is plenty to choose from. Others note that the service at the pool bar is fast, commenting that the Asian specialties at the onsite Sea Peal restaurant are fantastic.

Negative Reviews


No supermarkets in the area

Several guests point out that there are no supermarkets and shops in the neighbourhood, and say that it is difficult to arrange car transportation. Others report that the hotel location is remote and that there are no elevators.


Loud music

Some guests feel that the music from the hotel lobby is loud, especially on the weekends and late in the evening. Others say that there is noise coming from the corridor, and suggest light sleepers to pack a pair of earplugs.


Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting

Several guests comment that the Wi-Fi in the hotel is not reliable and disconnects often, noting that Internet speed is slow even in the hotel lobby. Others feel that the air conditioning is not powerful and comment that there are only a few channels available on TV.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance hall/lobby
  2. Express check-in
  3. Parking
  4. Porter service
  5. Non-smoking rooms
  6. Computer with Internet
  7. 24-hour reception
  8. Direct beach access
  9. Deck chairs
  10. Laundry service
  11. WiFi in public areas
  12. Room service
For children
  1. Cot
  2. Organised activities for kids
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Ironing board
  4. Openable windows
  5. Television
  6. Hairdryer
  7. Electric kettle
  8. Air conditioning
  9. Satellite TV
  10. Desk
  11. Telephone
  12. Safe
  1. Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00


Near Manipal Hospital, Vainguinim valley, Dona Paula,  403004,  Vainguinim Beach,  India
Telephone: +91(832)2452190 | Fax: +91(832)2452188 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Sandalwood Hotel & Suites

  • Is there a pool area at Sandalwood Hotel & Suites?

    Yes, Sandalwood Hotel & Suites offers 1 pool area.

  • Are pets allowed at Sandalwood Hotel & Suites?

    No, Sandalwood Hotel & Suites doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Sandalwood Hotel & Suites?

    Yes, Sandalwood Hotel & Suites provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • Where is Sandalwood Hotel & Suites located?

    Sandalwood Hotel & Suites is located in Near Manipal Hospital, Vainguinim valley, Dona Paula, 403004, Vainguinim Beach, India.

  • Which popular attractions are close to Sandalwood Hotel & Suites?