Built in the 1880s, WelcomHeritage Panjim Inn is amongst the first big Colonial Mansions of Fontainhas. A Catholic home, it was built by Francis Assis D’Silveira, a Landed Gentleman and Successful Businessman and has been owned by the same family for over 5 generations. It has been diligently renovated and restored to recapture the nostalgia, distinctiveness and elegant old-world charm of an era long gone bye.
The WelcomHeritage Panjim Inn Group comprises of WelcomHeritage Panjim Inn, WelcomHeritage Panjim Pousada and WelcomHeritage Panjim Peoples, each distinct from the other with their own unique style and character. Panjim Inn and Panjim Pousada are two Stately Fontainhas residences while Panjim Peoples was once Goa’s first English School.
The 3 Hotels in Goa offer 36 rooms, each unique in character – a fine blend of old world elegance and modernity. Period furniture, antique interiors together with exotic Art and fine furnishing take you back in time to an era of romance, charm and nostalgia. A fine stopping place for the discerning traveller, these Heritage Hotels offer a welcome respite and refuge from the busy world outside.
Nestled in the heart of Asia’s only Latin Quarter of Fontainhas, Panjim, Goa, India WelcomHeritage Panjim Inn prides itself in being Goa’s first Classifed Heritage Hotel. It is one of the erstwhile big homes of Fontainhas.
This Heritage Hotel has 36 spacious rooms, each individual in character. Modern facilities include wi-fi, airconditioning,ensuite bathrooms which juxtapose with period furniture, Four-Poster beds and carved Rosewood almirahs. Embellishments include Collectibles and Antiques together with fine Art from an in house Art Gallery making for an air of Romance and Colour!
The Verandah Restaurant overlooking the busy street corner is a fine spot for a leisurely drink or the trademark Goan Feni or a mocktail for the teetotaller. Dining good Goan food from this vantage point one can watch the locals go about their mundane pursuits. A little imagination - Down Memory Lane to Better Times, to an old fashioned world of Chivalry and Noblesse Oblige and you can envision youthful Romeos serenading Comely Damsels from below the balcaos or perhaps almost hear the wistful lament of a Portuguese Fado emerge from the Shadows of Twilight.