Casa Palacio Siolim House is a 350 year old Heritage Hotel in Goa, built in 1675. It is a Palacio that dates from the earliest times of the Portuguese occupation of Goa.
Casa Palacio Siolim House is a 350 year old Heritage Hotel in Goa, built in 1675. It is a Palacio that dates from the earliest times of the Portuguese occupation of Goa, beautifully restored as a home which, now doubles as a private seven room heritage boutique hotel in Goa.
Surprisingly hidden from view behind a tall row of Ashoka trees, the house understates its stature as one of Goa's most unique and oldest manor houses. There are very few examples of the aristocratic late 16th century 'casa do sobrado' style of Goa-Portuguese architecture remaining in North Goa. The manor once housed the governor to Macau, and a family of administrators that included a governor to Mozambique. We are classified a 'Heritage' Boutique Hotel in Goa by the Dept of Tourism, and situated in the quiet coastal village of Siolim, Goa. We are perfectly placed for the lovely beaches just to the north of Morjim, Ashwem, Arambol and Mandrem beaches and the action of the Candolim – Calangute – Baga – Anjuna beaches to the South.
We also manage two other exceptional properties in our village that are owned by the brother and a friend of the owner of Siolim House. You can see and book these through us exclusively - the annexe to our boutique hotel, called 'Little Siolim', a three room restored annexe villa to our boutique hotel in Goa that you can also rent as a villa; and Frangipani - a heritage village home restored with a modern touch with with a beautiful modern annexe, designed by a renowned architect.
As a unique Heritage boutique hotel in Goa, we operate with a sensitive philosophy to our village, its culture and our surroundings. One reviewer described us as 'lacking artificiality'. Others describe us as 'understated' and 'elegant'. We have received many great reviews about our boutique hotel, but we are not searching for that – what really counts for us is to make our guests truly enjoy their time in our boutique hotel in Goa.
Call us a boutique hotel, but we are still a home and unlike a hotel in every other way. We aim to expose guests to what Goa really is all about – an aromatic distillation of Indian and old European Portuguese cultures,through our family-oriented approach to hospitality. Goa is not experienced in the manicured lawns of a luxury hotel but rather from the close quarters of slow-paced village and country life. It is about deep unbroken traditions, amazing Goa heritage homes, delicious local cuisine based on a mix of indian spices and European influences. Finally it is about the friendliest people, and an open, tolerant and happy society. If you are looking for this, you may find it in and our heritage boutique hotel in Goa.
Reception Opening Hours : 24 hours
Check In/out Time : 11:00 Hrs
Parking : Free Parking
HOW TO GET THERE
Goa is connected several times a day by air from Bombay, Delhi, Hyderabad, Calcutta, Bangalore, Madras, Cochin, Calicut. Internationally you can fly on scheduled airlines from Dubai, Kuwait, Doha (many people now take Qatar Airways via Doha, avoiding Mumbai etc). During the season, there are several weekly flights from the UK, Switzerland, Holland, Russia and Scandinavia.
By Airport : Taxi are available outside the arrivals terminal at Airport. Obviously the best means of transport from the Airport or Station is by car. If you let us know in advance of your plans we will have you picked up.
By Road : You can also come by road, though I would not recommend that (17 hours by bus from Bombay to Goa).
Siolim House is situated in North Goa, in the district of Bardez. Although we are not on the main strip of Baga Calagute we are in fact very conveniently situated to visit the less visited idyllic beaches of Morjim, Ashwem, Arambol and Keri to the North of us and the action and beaches of the south towards Anjuna, Baga, and Calangute.
Local Attractions: Left bank of the Chapora river - Villages - Morjim Beach - Mapuca - 30 minutes from Panjim