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Trafalgar Falls Road | Box 2287, Roseau 811, Dominica
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Papillote Wilderness Retreat
Ranked #2 of 22 Roseau B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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St. Kitts
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I visited this very special Boutique hotel, that lies tucked away in the depths of the Trafalgar Valley, near to Roseau, the capital city on Dominica. This is a place of steaming sulfur vents and huge waterfall's cloaked in luxuriant rain forest. We went in June of this year and enjoyed sunny weather over a couple of... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The gardens were truly beautiful and varied. We stayed in the Breadfruit suite, which was perfect for our family of 5. Bugs, birds and lizards came into and out of the suite, but were not particularly annoying. The hot tubs were all fun. The proximity to Trafalgar falls was a plus, but aside from that, everything else is a significant... More

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Lille, France
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we had specifically booked the valley suite (with a beautiful view and two bedrooms), when we arrived we found that some other guests had found the key to our room and had been staying there without the hotel knowing! Instead of asking these people to leave we had to settle for another bedroom on our first night. There has... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

No TV, No phones just beautiful gardens, nice little concrete hot spring soaking ponds, good food, water falls, orchids, birds, and of course internet and cell phone service and clean rooms. What more could you want. We stay here for 2 days and walked up to Trafalgar falls. Bring a sweater or jacket it is cool here but a nice... More

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Hampstead, Maryland
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed at Papillote for 4 days in April. The gardens and pools are outstanding -- the creation of stand alone spaces, nooks, views, pools, incorporating two waterfalls etc in only a 10 acre patch of land was impressive. Anyone into meditation, Tai Chi, or any other contemplative activity, landscaping, or flowers would find them infinitely rewarding. The suite was... More

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I have never stayed in such a beautiful place, it really captures the soul of its owner Ann. The gardens are exquisite, so peaceful and zen like. The hotel is well located in terms of walks and hikes. Just 15 minutes away from the Trois Piton National Park. Charming restaurant and wonderful homely service. The rooms are lovely and I... More

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I just can't say enough. The site is incredible and located up in the high rainforest. Waterfalls, natural hot springs and rich varied plant life make up the grounds. The restaurant has open air dining overlooking a beautiful ravine. The food was top notch. I had a delicious mahi mahi wrapped in a banana leaf with some kind of herbal... More

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Lodz, Poland
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

IT's been 3 months since we came back from our visit to Dominica and still cannot get it out of my head! The Retreat is outstanding, food there is georgious but a little bit pricey. Still served so nicely and delicious that it is worth its price! We (family of 2 adults plus 2 kids) stayed in room no 10... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Stayed 4 nights in room 12 - by their indication the best room in the place. The room was huge with some outside seating (no balcony or anything). Room was clean but a bit dated and dark - not as a result of the jungle but just because of the low ceilings, etc. Didn't feel that authentic given the generic... More

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York, Maine
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We stayed at Papillote in the beginning of January 2014. It's a lovely spot with lush gardens and at least three natural hot pools to enjoy. The food was delicious. The staff was uniformly helpful and very friendly. We stayed for a week, and with a car, we were able to easily get around and see most of the island.... More

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Address: Trafalgar Falls Road | Box 2287, Roseau 811, Dominica
Location: Caribbean > Dominica > Saint George Parish > Roseau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Papillote Wilderness Retreat Hotel Roseau
Papillote Wilderness Retreat Dominica/Roseau

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A small secluded hotel at the head of the beautiful Roseau River Valley with comfortable charming rooms overlooking gardens, mountains, waterfalls and pristine rainforest wilderness.Dine in our Rainforest Restaurant on fresh caught fish, prawns or chicken prepared with all the fabled spices of our Island's rich cultural heritageWander through four acres of nurtured wilderness amidst a world class collection of bromeliads, begonias, gingers and aroids. Bathe in our natural hot mineral pools. ... more   less 
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