Standing in the heart of Vasco Town
just 100 m away from Vasco Railway station, very
close to the famous Mormugao Harbour, lies the
Like other GTDC residencies the AC deluxe suites
and other rooms are elegantly furnished and comfortable, but this
residency carries the concept a little further with lovely spacious
balconies outside most rooms. 64 large, airy and comfortable rooms
coupled with a conference hall, make it an ideal
business class hotel. This residency is clean and
sophisticated from its large, elegant and comfortable lobby to its
shiny clean wide corridors, to its really spacious rooms.
Vasco Residency even has an actual single room
with one single bed in it. This single bedroom opens into a huge
This residency has been
built with an eye on comfort. Harried after your business
meetings of the day, this is the sanctuary you can escape
to. If you need to dash off emails and faxes, there is a business
centre in the new wing that is fully equipped with broadband high-speed
internet connectivity and at least 10 computers.
A variety of cuisines can be
sampled at Little Chef the beautifully designed
bar and restaurant. The residency has a large wedding
hall and a mini hall. There are AC suites, double rooms,
non AC double rooms, two 4-bedded rooms, one 6-bedded room and one
single room. All toilets are western-style, elegant and very clean.
This residency is frequented largely by corporate
individuals, and those who have business with Goa Shipyard,
the Antarctica Centre, various shipping companies
and Navy personnel who show a preference for staying here.
With the introduction of early morning flights,
air passengers from North Goa and the extreme South
of Goa, book into the Vasco Residency
the night before their departure, so that they can have an excellent
night’s sleep and get to the airport in good time for their
early morning flight.
Around Vasco Residency
You can begin with the Municipal Garden,
then move on to Pilot Point, where you can see the entire Mormugao
Port before your eyes, further up the hill is the fascinating
descending Japanese Garden which leads down a stone
stairway down to the beach. Along the way to the
beach you pass the sun-baked stones of the ruins of the Fortaleza
Santa Catarina. Further down is a small jewel like
temple Shri Durgamata Shiv Mandir. Vasco
has one of Goa's best known beaches Bogmalo
Beach. On the way to this beach one passes Dabolim
airport and one of the most interesting museums for all
ages - the Naval Aviation Museum.