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Cara Lodge

294 Quamina St, Georgetown, Guyana
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  • St. George's Cathedral
    0.4 mi
  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 1 week ago
Nice haven
2 nights here. Lovely old colonial building. Good food... more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 nights here. Lovely old colonial building. Good food. Attentive staff. Walking distance from town centre. I'd return happily. No gym on site but that a reasonable thing for this era and location. Good A/C in rooms

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful atmosphere, decor from the colonial times. Courteous staff and excellent service. Breathtaking beautiful eating area. Perfect place for you if you are looking for comfort, seclusion and peace.

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Dcs50, Owner at Cara Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Shabeena for your positive review and praise of our staff and property

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super friendly staff. Basic room with excellent air conditioner. Simple, but sufficient restaurant. Nice open air bar area. Great price. All in all one of the top 2-3' choices in Georgetown. Walkable to sea wall and oher local attractions.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really excellent for relaxing as you prepare for the days ahead in the rain forests of the wonderful Guyana. The hotel is beautiful and the rooms are idyllic to remove the dirt and the grime on your return from the wonderful rainforests. This hotel was a perfect place to start and end my holiday in wonderful Guyana. Loved it.

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Kingston, Jamaica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Cara Lodge for the first time on my visit to Georgetown in October 2016, and I was very impressed. I asked for a pick up at the airport, and the hotel sent their drver Prince, who was waiting for me with a sign when I emerged from Customs, and welcomed me with a big smile. My check-in...

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Petionville, Haiti
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Beautifully restored, you expect the floorboards to squeak (which they do not !). Beautiful courtyard that has now a roof against tropical rain showers but still gives a good atmosphere. Very centrally located, you can walk to all attractions in town (there are a few, really). I was upgrade to a gorgeous suite, which I could not fully enjoy because...

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Dcs50, Owner at Cara Lodge, responded to this review

We are glad that the old world charm of Cara Lodge gave you a great experience in Georgetown. We hope that next time you may be able to stay longer to fully appreciate the beauty of staying on one of our two individually designed suites.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in Cara lodge, and found it comfortable with good quality rooms. I loved the colonial style architecture and old world charm. Rooms had good air conditioning, safe, tv etc, so everything you need. Staff were very helpful and can help book tours, taxis and offer advice on your stay. The free wifi was generally good, but...

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Dcs50, Owner at Cara Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you especially for your recommendation of our hotel staff - we endeavor to exceed guests' expectations whenever possible.

Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

If you have lunch here, the chicken wantons are a MUST for an appetizer. The food is generally tasty so I wouldn't be too worried about anything I order. The wait staff are friendly and make you feel like you're family. A wonderful place to dine for lunch that's quiet and cozy.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I booked through TripAdvisor a hotel I had previously stayed at but right before boarding my flight for Georgetown, I received notice via email from the hotel that the room I booked was not available. TripAdvisor recommended Cara Lodge. BEST recommendation! I loved the feel of the hotel, the staff and the food. My room was big, the bathroom was...

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Dcs50, Owner at Cara Lodge, responded to this review

I could ask for no better review and we are so glad that your original hotel room was not available! We are glad that your room was perfect and that the wifi was good! We look forward to welcoming you back again and to ensuring that you stay in love with Cara Lodge

Maidenhead
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A lovely, well maintained colonial building with well appointed and comfortable rooms. The restaurant is very good; the courtyard bar is very nice and the staff are friendly and helpful. Given that Georgetown is a pretty chaotic city, Cara Lodge is an oasis of calm, style and comfort that helps you forget the heat, humidity and traffic. I stayed twice...

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Dcs50, Manager at Cara Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and for you compliments about how our manager went beyond the call - we do endeavor to ensure our guests are looked after as much as possible and hope that we will see you back again

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The history aficionado will appreciate a stay at Cara Lodge, Guyana. It is one of the oldest and grandest structures in Georgetown, and is the best known and most popular hotel in Guyana. Cara Lodge was built in the 1840s and originally consisted of two houses. It has a long and romantic history and was the home of the first Lord Mayor of Georgetown. Over the years, the property has been visited by many dignitaries including King Edward VII who stayed at the house in 1923. He was of course later to abdicate and marry the American Wallis Simpson. Other dignitaries have included President Jimmy Carter in 1996, HRH Prince Charles in April 2000, HRH Prince Andrew in 2004 and Mick Jagger in 2005. This magnificent home turned hotel offers the tradition and nostalgia of a bygone era, complete with service and comfort of the most luxurious of hotels, all in a most congenial family atmosphere. Our signature dining establishment, the Bottle Restaurant, has been hailed as the best restaurant in the capital. It is open for lunch and dinner everyday, except Sundays. At Cara Lodge, we have worked hard to create a setting that is the perfect marriage of old world charm and contemporary comfort – ideal for the traveller wishing to experience a taste of Guyana’s past, and the business person wishing modern-day amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cara Lodge

Address: 294 Quamina St, Georgetown, Guyana
Region: Guyana > Demerara-Mahaica > Georgetown
Price Range: £107 - £129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cara Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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Cara Lodge Guyana/Georgetown
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“No preferences”
 of 5 bubbles MarkPurdue, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room 6”
 of 5 bubbles Chris-Chesterfield14, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the restored section of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles NGeorge, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“No elevator. My travel companion had a room above the bar, and she said it was a bit loud.”
 of 5 bubbles oslynrodriguez, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Away from the street”
 of 5 bubbles EJB2016-2, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
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