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Roots Jungle Retreat

3.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   1st St | Concord, Dominica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Homestead, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are plenty of positive reviews on here and most I skimmed fairly accurately describe the location, road access, and accommodations so not really worth overly repeating. As others have said, the lodging is not top of the line, completely private, and everything perfect...but it is as advertised, rustic and comfortable with conveniences such as hot water/electric/on site restaurant. Some... More

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

After visiting St Lucia we decided to fly to Dominica and to stay at Roots for 4 nights. Our start has been worse - heavy rain, a 4WD car, manufactured approx. 1850 (we changed it after one day), and last but not least a 3 km (15 - 20 minutes length) way on something called dirt track, which is not... More

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This place is beautiful. We went for our honeymoon and had an absolutely amazing time. Ollie and Lorena, the two who manage the property, are accommodating, friendly, and really good cooks. We ate breakfast with them everyday, and dinner most nights. The few times we ventured out, we wished we could have been back at Roots with Ollie and Lorena's... More

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

What a perfect hideway within the forest of Waitukubuli. We enjoyed the peaceful and basic place. There is a very rustic 'road' leading through the bush - approx. 15 Min. drive (you need a 4-W-D) and you will reach Roots. No cars, no traffic, no electricity at night, no computers but nature pur! At night you can hear the concert... More

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Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My family and I just came back from Roots Jungle Retreat. We had a blast! From hiking on the property trails to swimming in the natural river pool, it was all exhilarating. The managers, Olaf and Lorena, went out of their way to make us feel comfortable and at home. We can now say we have some friends in Dominica.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

My husband and I spent 8 nights at this beautiful place and enjoyed every minute of it. Yes, the driving from the main road is a little bit too tough but I guess that's the price of being secluded in a forest which by the way you start admiring right from the beginning. This is not a place for everyone... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Ok, so the drive in shakes your bones. The cabins don't have windows. Birds fly in and eat your food. The place is run off a car battery, and you your water comes out of the River behind the cabins. At night, the noise from the waterfall is only eclipsed by the noise from the animals, and if it rains,... More

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North Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Had a fabulous time staying at Roots. Drove all over island exploring sites and natural treasures like Sari Sari Falls and Scotts Head. Nico was always available with suggestions and details and how to get there. Food was delicious and plentiful. Room was very relaxing with hammock and beautiful view of jungle. Hint: Bring binoculars to try and see parrots.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here with my girlfriend and it was amazing. Truly off the grid and in the middle of the jungle. Good food and from the minute we arrived, after the crazy off-roading path, I never once thought about email or cell phone.Nico was a great host!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

From the moment we arrived we knew it was going to be a great experience. The road was a bit bumpy, but I guess that’s what keeps this place so genuine. Nico was a great host, excellent cook, and very helpful with everything we needed. He knows the island and will give you tips to visit places that are not... More

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Address: 1st St | Concord, Dominica
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Location: Caribbean > Dominica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Roots Jungle Retreat 3*
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