Went to Shirdi with family to visit Sai Baba temple.
Expected a lot from the hotel as the name SUN and SAND raises one's expectations.
Lobby: not up to the mark. Ok.
Arrival: Did not feel very welcome there as had to wait for a long time to get our luggage offloaded.
Check-in: Was smooth. no problem at all. Rooms were given as per our request.
Rooms: Rooms were ok. Complimentary mineral water and tea maker with tea bags in the room.
Breakfast: the spread is ok and the F&B manager very attentive. The best part of Dosa and Utappam live counter. It was a real treat to have hot dosas and utappam.
Sai Baba temple is very near by.
During our stay, some construction was was on in the main building. Upon request, we were shifted to a nearby building, which is like a serviced apartment. The serviced apartments are good will big living room and bed room. Much better than the normal hotel rooms.
Room service too is available in these serviced apartments. The property belongs to Sun And Sand.
Security: was a major concern at this apartment as I could not see any security guy on the main gate.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to Shirdi, where history and spirituality blend seamlessly to offer an unforgettable experience. Sun-n-Sand, Shirdi’s premiere five star hotel is situated at just 5 minutes walk from the Saibaba Temple and is conveniently located, one km away from the railway station. The hotel, built on a five acre plot with beautiful landscaped gardens boasts of new richly renovated 100 guestrooms and 20 serviced apartments. Maintaining the sanctity of the pious city, this five star hotel offers strictly vegetarian fare and has a no alcohol policy. Sun-n-Sand Shirdi houses the city’s only Italian fine dining restaurant, "Little Italy" along with "Checkers," the coffee shop which serves vegetarian buffet meals and features a full service multi-cuisine a la carte menu. It is equipped with a conference room, indoor and outdoor banquet areas and the renowned "Kaona Spa." This five star hotel offers unmatched recreational facilities including an outdoor swimming pool, joggers track, children’ play area, fully equipped games room with pool table, table tennis and various coin operated games. Internet facility is available at extra charges. Sun-n-Sand Shirdi offers complimentary buffet breakfast and free shuttle service to The Saibaba Temple to all its residents. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Sun-n-Sand Hotel Shirdi
- Sun n Sand Shirdi