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A INDO-PORTUGUESE RURAL COUNTRY HOUSE FROM THE 17TH CENTURY, NOW A NINE ROOM HERITAGE BOUTIQUE HOTEL IN GOA

A HOUSE WITH A STORY

I invite you to spend a few days with us at SIolim House, a finalist for the 2001 UNESCO Heritage Awards for Conservation in Asia, and take back an experience of Authentic Goan village life, our delicious food, and read about some of the passion and joy with which we restored the Palacio and now run as a Heritage Boutique Hotel. Also enjoy reading this review that appeared in the New York Times!” 

Varun Sood

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ACCOMODATIONS

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GUEST EXPERIENCE

ENJOY MANY EXPERIENCES IN AND AROUND SIOLIM. 
HERE ARE A FEW OF OUR FAVORITES:

Northern Beaches

Our Goa Hotel is very centrally located for the beautiful Northern beaches with their stunning scenery and excellent beach life

Old Goa and the hinterland

Get away from the beaches to also discover Goa’s great culture and history.

SIOLIM VILLAGE

An enchanting village, one of Goa’s most authentic, close to everything, with a long River and Bayfront, heritage houses, coconut and rice paddy plantations and toddy tappers.

NATURE AND CULTURAL RAMBLING

Discover curated list of passionate organisations that offer nature and cultural and heritage walks close to our village

OUR FAVORITE RESTAURANTS

Goa’s food scene is excellent, and close to us you will find some of the best restaurants, beach shacks and bars

Mapusa and Local Markets

Goa’s markets are very much alive, from the Friday Market in Mapusa, Wednesday in Siolim, Thursday in Pernem and the hippie markets of Arpora, Anjuna and Vagator

ROOMS & SUITES
Our historic Goa hotel features unique amenities and luxury accommodations. We have a variety of room types that will suit your traveling needs. From intimate guest rooms to regal heritage suites and standalone cottages , you’ll find your perfect room at Siolim House Boutique Hotel in Goa.

SUPERIOR SUITES

GUEST ROOMS

Special Offers

Stay 3+ Days

Take 15% (3 days)/25% (5 days) off, and breakfast is on us*
(conditions apply)

LAST MINUTE

20% off (use code LAST20)*
(conditions apply)

LONG STAY (15+ DAYS)

Take 30% off, and breakfast is on us *
(conditions apply)

FEATURES AND AMENITIES

Our excellent service and traditional hospitality await you in our Goa Heritage Hotel. Enjoy hearty and delicious breakfasts and meals, great bedding and linen, complimentary breakfasts and afternoon teas, Yoga in the season much more upon arrival.

  • Restaurant

  • Swimming Pool

  • Car park

  • Full Power Backup

  • 24/7 Security

  • WIFI in all areas

  • Compliemtary Tea and Snacks

  • Complimentary Breakfast for Direct Bookings

  • Complimentary Yoga Class in Season

  • Concierge Service to organise your travel

  • Airport Pick up and Transport Services

  • Traditional Goan Food

  • 200 count luxury bed linen

  • VIP benefits for tours and local restaurants

  • Swimming Pool

  • Covered Car park

  • Power Backup

  • 24/7 Advanced Security

We loved our few days here. Very peaceful, great rooms and excellent breakfast. We stayed in the garden suite which is large modern and secluded. If you want a heritage type room go for the main house.
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The Telegraph
The Telegraph

India’s new sophisticates – Sue Crapenter picks the ten most stylish sleepovers on the subcontinent, from traditional palaces to chic resorts. “Former residence of the governor of Macau, a 300 year old ochre-washed indo-portuguese manor house, beautifully…

British Airways
British Airways

“… they have restored Siolim as a place that is part palazzo, part home, part air, part light. It exists in a bubble, removed from the rest of Goa on the edge of Siolim village, one of the rare coastal villages that has somehow managed to escape the interest…

Man's World
Man's World

Old world charm — MARIANNE FURTADO de NAZARETH writes. “The restored Siolim House, a colonial Goan villa with its fusion of European and Indian style architecture, will enchant visitors…”

Deccan Herald
Deccan Herald

Tucked away in one Goan village is the beautiful Siolim House that is over 250 years old. It has all the trappings of a village house, simple designs and forms, lots of space, genial people and stories that would put a sea dog to shame. Alan DâMello…
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Business Traveller
Business Traveller

It doesn’t get more authentic than this — a chance to sample historic architecture in a 300-year-old Portuguese mansion and experience the ebb and flow of genuine village life. Accommodations are atmospheric and lovely, and retain so much of their original…

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Frommer's Guides
Frommer's Guides

Siolim House — rated among India’s top boutique and heritage hotels.
“This is the real Goan experience. Sunrays filter through the mother-of-pearl windows onto the draped, four-poster bed. Above, the ceiling is crafted in wood and tile by artisans who have carried their handwork through generations. In the large room,…

India Today
India Today

“Built in the 17th century, Siolim House recalls the era when Goa was the capital of Portugal’s vast colonial empire. The house once belonged to the governor of Macau, and it has seen numerous battles, since the surrounding area constantly changed hands.…

Harper's Bazaar
Harper's Bazaar

It had been built during the 17th century in the double-storeyed Casa de Sobrado style, around a central courtyard, very much like houses of the Portuguese nobility. Siolim House was situated on the border of Bardez county, near lands that were subject…

Inside Outside

Goa became a destination divided into extremes: the raggy-taggys and five-star resorts. Those that stayed at the resorts were protected by high walls and high prices. rarely straying beyond the big gates, except perhaps to go and look at the raggy-taggys,…

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Financial Times

What ever you do, don’t call Siolim House a ‘Hotel’. The owners insist their restored 300 year-old Portuguese mansion is your ‘home’ and have made it a palatial as possible, turning the 24 original rooms into just seven suites. So keen are they to welcome…

Siolim House, Goa

Siolim House, a palatial Portuguese mansion in the heart of a Goan village, offers guests a stylish brush with authentic local life. The property, which is more than 300 years old, is replete with antique furniture, verdant gardens and a pool. We recommend…

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Conde Nast Traveller
Conde Nast Traveller

While restoring Siolim House, Varun Sood, its owner, has plucked back the bygone era and brought it to the present. As a heritage hotel, the place has a delightful, old- world charm. This crumbling manor in Siolim was built in 1680 and restored in 1995,…

Goan Heritage

Scale was not compromised in the house’s restoration; the superior rooms and their en-suite bathrooms are huge. Plenty of cozy lounging areas too, such as the upstairs sitting room, and a tree house-like nook overlooking the pool. Kate Moss once rented…

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A Hotel Life
A Hotel Life

Si vous souhaitez vous replonger dans l’atmosphère coloniale de Goa, cette magnifique ancienne demeure portugaise vous conviendra parfaitement. Situé à l’écart des plages et de leur agitation, dans le village de Siolim, entouré de rizières et de cocoteraies,…

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Petit Fute
Petit Fute

This property places you right in the state’s Colonial past, with the Portuguese villa to stay in. From the massive four-poster beds, the enormous bathrooms to the central courtyards, high ceilings, thick walls, pillared doorways and terracotta tiles,…

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Femina
Femina

How to find and own the time-hallowed villas and havelis of India

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Business Standard
Business Standard

A proud colonial heritage house with the protective air of an establishment that is intent on keeping itself unique. Though an opulent top end hotel, the authentic slice of Goa in which Siolim House is located offers guests a genuineinsight into genuine…

Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet

If you want to relax in style, stay at this small boutique hotel, which occupies a 300-year-old Portuguese villa on the south bank of the Chapora River. Beautifully restored in 1996, this old mansion has huge rooms, impeccably furnished with antiques…

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Fodors
Fodors

Many of India’s architectural wonders—palaces, forts, and noble houses—have been transformed into magical bou!que hotels, giving travelers a unique view into the country’s past. These incredible proper!es are at the top of our don’t-miss list This 17th-century…

Best Heritage Hotels of India

October 2017 Siolim House, Goa In the village of Siolim in North Goa, the Siolim House was built in the 17th century by a local noble family. Like many others of that period, they were converted by the Portuguese and given prominent roles in administration…

Jetwings Magazine
Jetwings Magazine

Siolim House, the stunning colonial inn in the north Goan village of Siolim that so charmed me when I stumbled across it on the web, once belonged to the governor of Macao. It was dilapidated when Mr. Sood, its current owner, first spotted it in the 1990s.…

New York Times
New York Times

Steeped in colonial history, this restored 350-year-old building was once home to a Goan-Portuguese governor of Macau. There’s also a pool.

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The Independent
The Independent

Sunny Side up In Goa India A revew of things to do in Goa To experience the grandeur of an original and lovingly restored palácio, a Portuguese mansion with antique furniture and decor, book a suite at Siolim House Heritage Boutique Hotel (www.siolimhouse.com,…

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The National
The National

Casa Palacio Siolim House, which Kate Moss, Sadie Frost, and their entourage took over for two weeks a few years ago, is on an outlet of the Chapora about 10 minutes inland. One of the original indie establishments that have set a microtrend for heritage…

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Travel+Leisure
Travel+Leisure

Gems in Goa Siolim House, in the west coast state of Goa, is not a hotel but a home, its owners insist, and one of the most charming in India (popular with the British in-crowd). Guests staying in the seven large suites have the run of this 275-year-old…

The Australian
The Australian

What’s new? Nothing new this year, but those in the know love intimate Siolim House.

The Independent
The Independent

While restoring Siolim House, Varun Sood, its owner, has plucked back the bygone era and brought it to the present. As a heritage hotel, the place has a delightful, old- world charm. This crumbling manor in Siolim was built in 1680 and restored in 1995,…

Goan Heritage

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