This image is only an example of a guesthouse. Your actual accommodations may be different.

A guesthouse is also known as a Bed and Breakfast (B&B). Trinidad and Tobago does not have many hotels. During peak tourist season (Trinidad Carnival), most tourists will either stay at their family’s home, stay at a hotel (expensive and not unique) or stay at a guesthouse (cheaper than hotels).

There are usually two types of guesthouses. Type 1 can be private (single or double) rooms in a private home. The bathroom may or may not be shared with the owner. Type 2 guesthouse can be in a separate building on the same property as the owner’s home. The bathroom is not shared and the rooms are single or double.

Guesthouses are considered basic accommodation with 2-3 stars on the hotel rating scale. The owner of the guesthouse will provide breakfast. Lunch and dinner may cost extra.

Guesthouses are the best way to experience the ‘real’ Trinidad and Tobago. You will have the opportunity to talk to the owner/manager and other guests easily. Guests’ safety is a top priority for guesthouse owners. The accommodations at a guesthouse will be simple, homey and clean.

When booking your package, please understand that guesthouse bookings are on a first-come-first-served basis. Most guesthouses are located in and around Port of Spain, Trinidad (the capital city) or near the beaches in Tobago. If you have a specific request, please do not hesitate to ask us.

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