Britona Riverside Residency Hotel, Goa
Britona Riverside, Goa
The Britona Riverside Complex
is a cluster of neat cottages very close to Panaji city
and just across the River Mandovi is an ideal
accommodation for economy tourists like excursion groups and students.
Having dormitory style accommodation facilities, there is an outdoor
kitchen for those groups that wish to do a spot of cookin, or
organize a barbeque for the night. There’s lots of water
at Britona Residency, sweet water, not brackish.
There are two restaurants nearby catering to vegetarians and non-vegetarians
Three twenty bedded cottages at Rs.110 per bed per night only
given out to groups. In addition there is one ten-bedded cottage
and another four bedded cottage. One cottage has only floor accommodation
where guests bring their own bedding. Total capacity of the Britona
Residency is 74 beds, ideal for school, colleges, and
The Residency is set in a garden with some
rare old rain trees and one magnificent banyan tree. To the rear
of the cottages, rises Betim hill and one can do a bit of hiking
if one is so inclined. The Residency is just
across the river Mandovi with Panjim
smiling sleepily across. One can hop on to the Betim ferry which
is free for pedestrians, chug across the river to Panjim city
and explore the wonders of Goa capital to one’s hearts content.
Penha de Franca church one
of the earliest built churches in Bardez
taluka (1526) stands right at the banks of the Mandovi
It is a great place to laze on the riverbanks
whilst angling for fish.