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Afonso Guest House

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing!! My son and I stayed for five nights April 2017. Clean,friendly,helpful and the best sign!! You will feel right at home in this lovely guest house. Such a pretty area too! Go visit Jeanette and Clifton :)

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my daugther to India for first time and we were very luky to have found Afonso Guest House which location is great, safe and clean. Jeannette kindly organized our transportation from the airport and offered to us useful information of What to Do in Panjim. Breakfast was not included but delicious. There is a terrace at the...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a great stay at Afonso Guesthouse that it feels like staying with a far aunt and nephew abroad. They helped us with everything, planning of trips, arranging taxi, all with a good price, it is unnamable almost what they did for us.They were so friendly, and also the personal was kind, and good. The food was good,...

1Thank Kanila L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice hotel with very friendly hosts. The room was basic but covered all needs, it had a rustic feel to it. If you choose to stay in Panjim then this hotel should please you. Breakfast had to be pre-ordered and was served on the roof.

1Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first night in India and one of the highlights of our stay. Clifton and his mother Janet are kind and friendly hosts. The rooms are clean and spacious and have nice bathrooms. The communal areas, especially the front and roof terrace are quite beautiful. There is a nice collection of books to read and several great restaurants and street...

1Thank James B
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 19 March 2017

we discovered this guesthouse by chance when we missed a flight and had such a lovely time exploring the neighbourhood around that we have added Panjim to our primarily North goa - beach bumming holidays. Stayed a nght here again and just walked around Panjim. The hosts are lovely to talk to and very good about recommending new galleries or...

1Thank Meghna_Singhee
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A classic Portuguese house in a quiet street with easy access to everything worth seeing in & around Panjim. You will be welcomed and well looked after by Jeanette & Clifton who offer a lovely mixture of old world charm & modern sophistication. The roof terrace is a real bonus. Very good value for money and highly recommended to anybody...

1Thank BenidormSanSeb
Seattle, USA
Reviewed 19 March 2017

9am checkout. Rs2500 for one night in double bed with two twin sheets as only blankets. Nice people. Great location. Nice rooftop. Expensive breakfast. Wonderful water pressure and hot water. But 9am checkout!!!

1Thank JulesGoneIndia
Paris, France
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The house is very nice and perfectly located in Panaji close to the bus station (to go to beaches or Old Goa) and good restaurants (such as Viva Panjim). And the owner and her son are lovely. They gave us very good advices not to miss the things to be see around, they were very kind and helpful. We felt...

1Thank guillaume1979
Paderne, Portugal
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Stayed at Afonso Guest House from Mar. 4 to 8. As soon as I arrived I knew I made the right decision. The trees outside and plants and greenery inside gave the house a certain peacefulness. The Afonso family are very friendly and helpful and the staff are very warm. Breakfast on the veranda was great and the location of...

1Thank goncalvesfrank

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Afonso Guest House, run by Panaji's reputed Afonso family, is more than just a guest house to its many patrons. Nestled in the capital city's quaint Latin quarter of Fontainhas, it is a veritable bridge between Goa's Portuguese past and Indian present. A favoured haunt for many an adventurous traveller for over three decades, its hospitality and peppy spirit show no sign of aging and are still as fresh as they were back then. It makes no pretense of being luxurious; instead, Afonso Guest House prides itself in being simplistic and practical. With its friendly and welcoming hosts, it's truly your home away from home-clean and functional, the rooms are airy, and equipped with everything a traveler might need. However, the clincher is its lovely terrace graced with potted plants where traditional Goan breakfasts are served to guests every morning, overlooking the whitewashed St Sebastian Chapel. So, if you seek home in a foreign land, come over! Really! You won't regret it. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Afonso Guest House

Address: Near Saint Sebastian Chapel | Fontainhas, Mala, Panjim 403001, India
Region: India > Goa > Panjim
Price Range: $49 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Afonso Gues House Hotel Panaji
Afonso Guest House Goa/Panjim
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Panjim
#3 Business Hotel in Panjim
#3 Romantic Hotel in Panjim
#3 Family Hotel in Panjim
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“take a plug for indian electricity with you”
kanilal2017, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I suppose the rooms not facing the road are quieter during the day.”
Lamagirish, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There is a bit of street noise, so ask for a rear facing room during the cool season when windows are kept open.”
Twice_the_Money, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Take the rooms on the upper floor”
WanderfulWeekendz, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask Janet - she will know what's best for you. Also check out amazing rooftop”
SimonHD2014, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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