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Candles in the Wind
Ranked #2 of 20 Crown Point B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Canada
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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Great location, wonderful host”
Reviewed 1 February 2007

Thank you, Andrew, for making our stay such a pleasurable one!

You provide the personal touch and your #1 priority seems to be the needs of your guests.

You went out of your way to provide transportation, arrange trips, describe places to visit and introduce us to the other guests; we were able to build friendships and learn about Australia, Austria, Scotland, England , Africa and other places that we've not yet visited.

I would strongly recommend Candles to those who want great value & service at a budget price!

Anne

  • Stayed January 2007, travelled with friends
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24 Thank trichan
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2007

I would recommend Candles..in the wind to anyone who wants to visit Tobago..The place is so welcoming and the host, Andrew made my stay so nice...Their hospitality is remarkable!!! The rooms are cosy, and you feel at home from the moment you walk in....actually I made myself at home by taking a nap as soon as I got there...

Stayed January 2007
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2007

Was lucky enough to stay at Candles for one week in January.

We were very glad we chose the guest house. Our budget would have let us stay at one of the higher-end resorts, but from our research we realised that Tobago was a fantastic place to explore, we did not want to stay put, therefore spending loads on accommodation was a pointless exercise.

Also staying in a friendly place such as this lets you meet like -minded adventurous types and share ideas about the best places to visit and tours to join.

As a base to explore Candles was perfect, 15 min walk from pigeon point, 7 mins from Store bay, 2 mins from restaurants/bars/car hire in crown point. the quality of the accommodation was good for the money. As you wood expect for the cost the rooms are basically furnished, but are clean, comfortable and functional. Air con, cable TV and ceiling fan included. The kitchen was fully stocked with cooking implements.

The only negative for me was lack of mosquito nets and the fridge could have been cleaner.

Andrew, the owner was ever helpfull and really helped us make the most of our limited time. Nothing was too much trouble, and when he had free time, was taking us out on fantastic trips in his mini van, reducing the hastle and time of arranging taxi pick ups or bus travel. A thoroughly fun man to be around, we enjoyed his company very much and was sad to leave him at the airport.

In summary, if you are happy with clean, fuctional, friendly accomodation and plan to get the most out of your time in Tobago stay at Candles, you wont be disappointed.

  • Liked — Location
  • Disliked — lack of mosquito nets
  • Tips/Secrets — bring mosquito nets and ear plugs
  • Stayed January 2007, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Candles in the Wind

Property: Candles in the Wind
Address: 145 Anthony Charles Crescent | Bon Accord Development, Crown Point, Tobago
Region: Caribbean > Trinidad and Tobago > Tobago > Crown Point
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Crown Point
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Candles in the Wind 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We provide cosy comfortable air conditioned accommodation on the enchanting island of Tobago. We are just a stroll away from the pristine beaches of Store Bay and Pigeon Point Beach. We await your arrival to our magical island. Due to the increasing demands from past guests we have recently created affordable mixed Dormitory accommodation in the Attic of Candles in the wind in addition to the already eight rooms that exist. We have installed an initial twelve (12) single beds and there is ample room for a whole classroom, if required.General Facilities....We have two (2) fully equipped Kitchens (one on each floor of the building) which comprise of the following:- Two extra large side/side Refrigerators/ freezers with filtered ice and water dispensers. Two large capacity cooking ranges. B B Que Grill (gas). Microwaves. Toasters. Electric kettles. Coffee percolator....and a generous assortment of cutlery and utensils. We have also provided a large capacity washer and dryer in the Laundry area that is available for your free usage. OUR OBJECTIVE AT "CANDLES" IS TO ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE A COMFORTABLE AND MEMORABLE STAY ON OUR BEAUTIFUL AND ENCHANTING ISLAND OF TOBAGO. ... more   less 
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