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The Secret Garden Goa

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Helene and Derrick are the perfect hosts, taking care of every detail and offering great advice on things to do, places to visit and restaurants. Wind surfing in Dona Paula, Kantare restaurant, cycling, bird watching, Calangute beach, ... The rooms are large, comfortable and well-decorated...More

Thank stsprasad
Response from TheSecretGardenGoa, Owner at The Secret Garden GoaResponded 7 January 2018

Hello there, Thank you for your kind words... we are so pleased you started the New Year with us. It was lovely having you to stay with your wonderful boys - hope they get a chance to keep up the windsurfing, they did so well,...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Secret garden is a really special place and I am glad we discovered it. We celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary here and Helene made it even more special. We couldn't have planned a better holiday. Helene and Derek are a great couple and we felt...More

Thank Jyotika J
Response from TheSecretGardenGoa, Owner at The Secret Garden GoaResponded 4 January 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review, I am so glad that you guys chose TSGG to celebrate your special day! I love making the most of special occasions for special people, was wonderful to share this milestone with you. You are always welcome...More

Reviewed 11 December 2017

another wonderful stay at The Secret Garden, words cant say how lovely this place is, Helene and Derek make your stay truly special, love that there is air conditioning in the bedrooms but not in the house area which is bright and airy, and the...More

Thank maggiehollands
Response from TheSecretGardenGoa, Owner at The Secret Garden GoaResponded 12 December 2017

Always especially lovely to welcome returning guests especially when they are as easy to look after as you both are. Glad the breakfast is still up to standard and you enjoyed the house and gardens as much as ever. As you noticed there have been...More

Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed for two nights, they arranged a taxi to pick us up from the airport. Communication was quick and efficient from the owners. The welcome was friendly and lots of helpful suggestions were made about where to visit and which restaurants to go to...More

Thank Rick W
Response from TheSecretGardenGoa, Owner at The Secret Garden GoaResponded 3 December 2017

Hi there Rick Thank you for your kind words and we are glad that you both enjoyed your stay with us during your first trip to India. Apologies regarding the hot water - as explained in the welcome introduction to you (you were very eager...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

A beautiful 170 years old Goan home with every nook and corner decorated with charming curios and artifacts and a lots of books. Derrick (the proud owner of this gorgeous home) was always on his toes to make us feel comfortable and fulfill all our...More

Thank Piyush1008
Response from TheSecretGardenGoa, Owner at The Secret Garden GoaResponded 6 October 2017

Hey there Piyush Sounds like you had as much fun as D said you did! Thank you for the wonderful review. It is great that you appreciated 'the pre-planning' and D followed all his instructions to the letter!! Looking forward to being here for your...More

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Pool
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
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Price range
US$ 96 - US$ 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 96 - US$ 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Amy S
3 June 2017|
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Response from TheSecretGardenGoa | Property representative |
Hello! Our beds are super comfy - pocket sprung mattress and a mattress topper - fresh linen awaits!
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nagpalsameer
11 September 2016|
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Response from AnkitaKhanna | Reviewed this property |
There are 3 rooms. Two of the rooms can accommodate two people, one is a single room. Children/third person may be accommodated in the double rooms but it'll be a stretch.
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"The Malabar Room as it's the biggest and opens in the garden. But the other two rooms are great too."
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"Lennox is cozy, good for 2. Raja is spacious, good for a couple with a kid. Malabar is huge , great for a..."
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"Just Go. Don't think twice."
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"Malabar is the best - easy access to pool and garden!"
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