The hotel in Mapusa is near to the market (fruit and veg). We stayed here after looking in the lonely planet which said it was the best in the whole of Mapusa!! It is not good, they make you fill out forms which they hand to the police (apparently they do this with all travelers in case we do drugs but it made me feel uneasy). There are 3 dogs in reception which look a little intimidating and one of them growls, they also bark throughout the night!! rooms are dirty and our bathroom stank of urine. the windows don't fit properly, although you are high up so i don't think anyone could get in!? Personally i think its wise to skip Mapusa completely!!