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"Relaxing time in Vivanta by Taj!"
I was staying in very noisy hotel nearby when I was really craving peace. So I booked 3 nights in this lovely hotel and finally could have the resting time that I was so looking for. The room that I booked had a great terrace and beautiful sea view. Tidy and very clean. The food in the 3 restaurants was so good, the staff is very friendly and professional. The location is also good too.
"Great stay - lovely hotel"
Stayed here with my husband and friend from 10th until 14th October 2016 - a total of 4 nights. Taj Hotels very kindly upgraded us into 2 amazing Villas, because we were moved from the Taj Exotica, where the BRICS Summit was taking place. We were compensated for all the inconvenience by being given Villa 510 and 511 - very recently renovated just one month ago - up the hill from the main part of the hotel. Our accommodation was stunning and exceedingly comfortable, and we were told just to phone for the driver, any time we wanted to be transported down to the hotel. The hotel is very nice overall - very nice food in all of the restaurants, (we ate breakfast there every day and also ate in the Italian restaurant and the Seafood Restaurant; lovely staff - especially the guys out at the poolside; great access to the beach and also to the Fort; and we were extremely well looked after. This is a lovely hotel and I would not hesitate to recommend it.
"In the lap of luxury"
This resort is indeed the most luxurious in all of Goa. Set on a cliff near Sinquerim Beach, it is everything like the perfect holiday. Book this in advance as the availability might be tight. Full value for money I would say.
First, everything has been said about the perfect location of the Vivanta by Taj - Fort Aguada. But on top of that, what makes this hotel so special are the quality of the food in the 3 restaurants and even more, the fantastic attitude, professionalism and friendliness of all the staff (but one - see below). Two lower marks, though. The wifi signal is weak and haphazard. It should be relatively simple to provide a decent signal in all the roms. More aggravating was the experience at check out. I had ordered a car with driver to take us to à ur next destination in South Goa. I had seen the price when booking this car. On the bill, the car transfer was much higher priced. I went back to the car / concierge counter and asked to have it corrected. Rather than admitting the mistake, the staff member in charge insisted that the price on the bill was right, showing me the price for a different destination, then telling me that the 50% difference was due to taxes and then becoming aggresive and unpleasant. What a difference with the other staff members in all departments. The behavior of one person is not enough to ruin the whole experience in such a good hotel BUT the management should not tolerate such absence of customer service attitude.
"A surprise outta nowhere!!! 😍"
I was planning a last minute surprise birthday dinner for my girlfriend in September, and i didn't know where to take her, so I decided to take her to Taj since she's never been there(and also cause she loves Italian and Taj has an Italian restaurant named, "Il Camino" ...Since I've worked there before and been to the property a few times later, it seemed like the ideal place that I could take my girlfriend to. I called up the hotel, the same evening on her bday, and asked if I needed to reserve a table at Il Camino, but they said that the restaurant was closed for a private dinner. Damn was I disappointed! But, nevertheless, the restaurant staff said that he could reserve a table for me in their other restaurant, "Latitude". So I asked him if they could serve anything Italian and also make some bday arrangements, and he kindly replied that it was too late for any arrangements, but he would do his best to see what he could offer me. Later when we reached the hotel, the security staff greeted us warmly and we headed to the restaurant. We reached the restaurant pretty late and all the in-house guests were almost done with their dinner. There was a one-man-band guy singing amazing songs which lifted the ambience. We were offered a table and the menus were given to us(there was no bday arrangements made)...and I couldn't find much choice for Italian either, ... So we ordered what we thought would be nice... When the dishes came and we tasted em, boy were we pleased.... The pasta that my girlfriend ordered was amazingly delicious and she loved it. The restaurant staff were very helpful and kept asking us if they could get us anything else and even agreed to take a few pictures for us. After we were done, they even served us complimentary desserts! (Who doesn't love complimentary stuff 😉) and then out of nowhere came a small chocolate cake with "happy birthday" written on the plate! That was truly the highlight of the night and it made the dinner so very special for my girlfriend! I thank the restaurant staff for being so courteous and making last minute arrangements, (even though I would've wished for more Italian and other bday arrangements 😋) this dinner, truly won't be forgotten by me and especially by my girlfriend. 😍
Credit cards accepted by the hotel: Visa - MasterCard
Check-in: 2:00 PM , Check-out: 12:00 PM