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L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 St. Ann's B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Georgetown, Guyana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Wonderful place...”
Reviewed 25 September 2013

L'Orchidee is a wonderful place to stay. I was there around Jul-Aug 2012. The service I received from the staff was excellent.The beautiful ladies at the front desk were always pleasant and smiling and knew where to direct me to get food, transportation and other needs. Even the chefs, and all other persons I met working at this hotel were professional and gave excellent customer service. I felt comfortable, the place was always well kept and I felt at home. I even started to refer to the place as "home". I am really comfortable in gaving this wonderful place this review.

Thumbs up to you L'Orchidee. Keep up the excellent work.

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
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adminmanfromlorchide, Owner at L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel, responded to this review, 26 September 2013
Dear Joan S, Management and Staff were delighted to hear that you were thrilled with our excellent customer service. Indeed it was our pleasure to be of service to you. We were also elated to hear that you refer to the hotel as "home" and eagerly look forward to your return in the near future when we can again have the opportunity to extend our warm hospitality to you and your family. You are now designated our "Special Orchid". Feel free to call us at anytime.
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2013

We arrived after a long flight from the UK to a lovely warm welcome. Our room was number 6, a spacious well appointed room on the ground floor. The staff were very helpful, professional and charming, nothing was too much trouble.

There is a small restaurant open some evenings, but the reception also provides leaflets for local food outlets which deliver, and also orders food from a website specialising in local restaurants. When the food arrived the receptionist insisted on plating it up for us, providing cutlery and plates

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here

We also used Manwari to guide us round the area, Andrew Welch is an excellent guide, passionate about the area and its history and cultural heritage.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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adminmanfromlorchide, Owner at L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel, responded to this review, 16 July 2013
Dear Susanholdsworth4 we were delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay at L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel. We were also delighted to hear that you found our Staff helpful, professional and charming. We will indeed convey this to our hard working Staff. It was our pleasure to be of service to you throughout your stay and we look forward to the opportunity to extend our warm hospitality once again to your family. It was also wonderful hearing that you had an excellent Tour Guide and enjoyed your tours. You are now officially our "Special Orchid". Do feel free to call us anytime.
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Atlanta, Georgia
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
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Reviewed 1 July 2013

I recently spent 4 days in Trinidad with a group from Atlanta, GA. Upon arrival to to this quaint boutique hotel we received excellent service that was most accomodating to the needs of our group of seven ladies. The rooms were well appointed and comfortable. Wifi service was good and I was able to use to make inexpensive calls home. The breakfast room was our first stop each morning. We lingered over the continental offerings as well as the made to order eggs cooked per our request. The kitchen staff was friendly and attentative. The front desk staff was great as well in offering us a personalized boutique experience. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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adminmanfromlorchide, Owner at L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel, responded to this review, 4 July 2013
Dear ItsjustVal from Atlanta, we were delighted to hear that you and your group of friends enjoyed the warm hospitality at L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel. It was indeed our pleasure to provide you with excellent, personalised service, well appointed Rooms, great tasting breakfast and reliable WIFI. We look forward to having your group stay again at our hotel in the near future. You are now part of our family of "Special Orchids". Do feel free to call us at anytime.
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Barbados
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Reviewed 22 May 2013

This review is long overdue.....I first stayed at L'Orchidee in December of 2011 with my boyfriend From the initial planning of the trip with the emails back and forth the staff were always prompt on their response. When my boyfriend and I arrived Christine was at front desk at that time she has such a pleasant personality. The room we stayed in was wonderful, spacious. Breakfast was nice think I gained a few pounds :). After that first experience I decided in December 2012 when my daughter and one of my friends and her baby and I were travelling to Trinidad there was only one place to stay and that was L'Orchidee we got the suite for the 4 of us and once again we received such great treatment. One of the things that stood out was how helpful the chef was to come play with my friend's baby to keep him occupied so she could eat. The staff at L'Orchidee are really nice and the place is always spic and span. The only thing thats missing to put the icing on the cake would be a pool :) Keep up the good work L'Orchidee

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with family
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Christine S, General Manager at L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel, responded to this review, 26 May 2013
Dear EmpressPBarbados,
We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed our warm hospitality at L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel and that you returned with your wonderful family. Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know this. It was our pleasure to serve you and your family and provide you with a clean,safe and friendly environment. We took note of your recommendation for the installation of a pool on the compound and have included this recommendation in our strategic plan for the establishment. You are now officially our "Special Orchids" and we look forward for future opportunities to extend our warm hospitality to you. Feel free to call us anytime.
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Tunapuna, Trinidad
Level 5 Contributor
45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2013

This hotel is situated in a suburban area of Port of Spain and is a short walk to Queens Park Savannah and other attractions and/or to the main road which has passing taxis which will take you to downtown Port of Spain.

In this boutique hotel you get what may be considered "standard" in a room. That is a queen sized bed, cable television, WiFi, a desk and a couple chairs and a chest of drawers and a fridge to chill your drinks. The bathroom is rather large and fitted with a shower (no tub) big enough for two. The wardrobe where you hang your clothes is also in the bathroom. You also have a kettle with tea, coffee, creamers, sweeteners, and coffee cups. There is also an iron with an ironing board at your disposal. There is an a/c with a ceiling fan with dimmers to set a mood. All in all it was a cosy room and we just loved to get under the covers on the comfortable bed. The room was kept quite clean by housekeeping staff who will be by everyday (like elves) and clean and fix up the room and bathroom. Replacing towels, sheets and the like when you're not looking... Like magic.

You do get a breakfast every morning and it is all very tasty. The standard menu consists of cereal, watermelon, bananas, bagels, bread. For drink, coffee, tea or hot chocolate. However there is some variety and there are various local dishes being severed a different dish every day such as fried fish (it may have been shark) or melongene, etc. The breakfast cook will come out to you and explain what was being served. She will also offer to prepare either, eggs, ham or both you were not too keen on what was being served at that time. After breakfast you can relax and take in some fresh air on the deck which is surrounded by the garden and all the sounds of nature. The hotel does not serve lunch or dinner and these are outsourced at a nominal fee to you. You need only ask the reception in the lobby what is available.

What we really liked was the staff. They were all warm, friendly and accommodating such as asking us if we wanted beach towels (we said we were gonna hit the beaches) as well as engaging in small talk. Top class.

Special mention must go out to the breakfast cooks who are wonderful and always made us feel comfortable and at ease and always left us feeling very well fed so much so that we usually had late lunch.

A special thanks to the lobby staff who were always available and helpful with regards to our requests.

Kudos to housekeeping... For making keeping the place so clean and making it seamless.

Overall we give this hotel full marks and look forward to staying here again in future.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
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adminmanfromlorchide, Owner at L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel, responded to this review, 22 February 2013
Dear Francis083,
We were delighted to hear you had an enjoyable and relaxing stay at L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel. We were equally delighted to hear that you gave such wonderful kudos to our Housekeeping, Lobby, Front Desk and Kitchen Staff. Our Staff are committed to ensuring that each specific needs of our guests are met with a professional, friendly, prompt, courteous and enthusiastic attitude at all times. It was our pleasure to be of service to you. We look forward to the next opportunity to extend our warm hospitality to you and your family. You are now officially our "special orchids". Do feel free to call us anytime.
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Ashland, Oregon
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2013

We arrived at this off the beaten path boutique hotel after long flights from Medford, Oregon to Trinidad, to find our room wasn't ready. GM Christine immediately changed our room to one that was ready and she brought us two very welcome cold beers, as we settled in for our 2 night stay. Our room was quiet and well appointed with WiFi, TV, fridge and a comfortable bed. The bathroom was OK, but lacked the usual amenities expected these days: a hairdryer, nice soap and fluffy towels. Breakfast is included and is served in a first floor dining area. It's a combination of a light buffet, with made to order egg dishes. The room becomes a wonderful French restaurant at night. Zazou Bistro, opened mid January, is good for a special treat night.

The hotel is located in a quiet neighborhood, walking distance to few restaurants. You can walk to downtown Port of Spain, if you are up to a busy road that doesn't always have sidewalks to give you a chance to avoid being run over by the cars speeding by!

We had one day to explore before heading to Tobago. The walking directions we were given by the front desk were not accurate to the various points of interest where we were headed. We managed to find our destinations by asking locals for directions. The hotel should have a better map of their own with accurate location of the hotel to town and points of interest for guests.

We spent some time at the museum, which has a very interesting history of the country and Port of Spain. There was also an exhibit by a Trini artist, whom we met on our way out. We had a very interesting conversation with him!

Lunch was at a small shopping area in the heart of POS to avoid a downpour! Nothing special, but fun to eat with the locals on their lunch breaks.

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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adminmanfromlorchide, Owner at L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel, responded to this review, 22 February 2013
Dear Ashland Traveler,
We are delighted that you enjoyed your short stay at L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel and equally delighted that you loved our excellent location, quiet neighbourhood with easy walking distance to downtown Port of Spain, restaurants, shopping and attractions. We thank you for your kudos on our breakfast buffet and your experience dinning at our newly opened French Restaurant, Zazou Bistro at our Hotel. We have taken note of your excellent recommendation to have more detailed maps of Port of Spain that are more user friendly with easier directions of various places and attractions. We are in the process of acquiring some from our Tourism Development Company. Once again it was a pleasure being of service to you and we look forward to the opportunity to extend our warm hospitality to you and your family. You are now officially our "special orchids". Feel free to call us at anytime
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Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2013

This hotel is warm and cozy. Not anything like your traditional hotels.Its in a quiet yet safe part of Trinidad yet very central to several hot spots on the island. The room has a homey feel to it and there is a private chef that you get to meet at breakfast time. They also added a french bistro that comes in on evenings for dinner reservations. The french onion soup was delightful. Check it out. Whether you are going for carnival or just to relax it really is a nice hotel.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled on business
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adminmanfromlorchide, Owner at L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel, responded to this review, 16 February 2013
Dear Prmbim,
We were delighted to hear that you found our hotel warm and cosy. We were also delighted to hear that you enjoyed our quite, safe and very convenient location. It is our pleasure to ensure that our breakfast Chef gives you that personal touch to your breakfast experience. We are also happy to hear that you enjoyed dinning from our French Bistro. You are now officially our "special orchid" and we look forward to the opportunity to extend our warm hospitality to you in the near future. Do feel free to call anytime.
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Additional Information about L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel

Property: L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel
Address: 3 Coblentz Gardens | Port of Spain, St. Ann's, Port of Spain, Trinidad
Region: Caribbean > Trinidad and Tobago > Trinidad > Port of Spain > St. Ann's
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in St. Ann's
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
L'Orchidee Boutique Hotel is an upmarket hotel 5 minutes from the city centre. The rooms are all en-suite and are themed after orchids and wireless and high speed internet can be accessed anywhere on the property. Breakfast and dinner are served in dining room or room service. Security abounds on the property and hotel can organize transfers to and from airport. ... more   less 
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