Goa Toursim Development Corporation (GTDC): Margao Residency Goa
Margao Residency Goa which is run by Goa Tourism (GTDC) is situated in the heart of Margao city Goa smiling benevolently down on the heritage building of the 100-year-old Margao Municipal Council, the Margao Residency Goa soars six floors up, offering the lucky guest a superb view of this charming city.
Margao Residency Goa is located at Margao Town, two kilometers from the Margao Railway Station. The hotel is 33 kilometers from the Dabolim Airport Goa.
Accomodation at Margao Residency Goa
The 71-room Margao Residency Goa of Goa Tourism Goa offers business amenities and a friendly atmosphere which makes guests feel right at home. This elegant hotel equipped with a mini conference hall, well designed rooms both air-conditioned and non air-conditioned and a full-fledged bar and restaurant.
Restaurant of Margao Residency Goa
The Bar and restaurant of Margao Residency Goa called Preethi Classic serves excellent cuisine of all types, Goan, Chinese, Continental... The restaurant has air-conditioned as well as non-air-conditioned areas.
Souvenir caps, jute bags, t-shirts handicraft items and miniature liquor bottles – in short a survival kit for a Goan holiday, are on sale at Margao Residency Goa of Goa Tourism (GTDC).
Around Margao Residency Goa
Take a trip to the Church of Holy Spirit built in 1564 over the ruins of a Hindu temple. Walk along the beautiful 18th century houses such as Joao De Figuereido house – having splendid collection of antique Goan furniture and the De Silva’s house – an impressive mansion built in 1790 having a façade with a roof once made up of 7 gables known as “Saat Burzan Ghor”. The owners demolished four gables since maintenance costs were too high.
There are buses and taxis and motorcycle pilots who can take you to beaches like Majorda, Colva, Betalbatim Goa, Colva Goa, Benaulim Goa, Varca Goa are closer to Margao, if you wish to go further afield, you have the entire south Goa coastal belt at your disposal.
The Menezes Braganza House at Chandor Goa with its treasures and antiques affords one a glimpse of the levels of gracious living prevailing in Goa in days gone by. As does the elegant heritage home of ace cartoonist Mario Miranda and his wife Habiba, at Loutolim. While at Loutolim Goa, don’t forget to keep at least half a day free to explore Ancestral Goa.
A visit to the market greets you with a riot of colours and a very Goan experience of a lifetime. The market place has variety of shops, textiles, handicrafts and readymade garments.
And then there’s the mad bustle of the city itself, walk to the green centre of the Municipal Garden and suddenly, even though the movement of vehicles and humanity continues unabated, you are enveloped in silence broken only by the chirping of little birds.
Facilities at Margao Residency Goa:
Daily Sightseeing Tours
Daily River Cruises
Rooms equipped with modern facilities