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The Gingerbread House

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8 Carlos Street | Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad
The Gingerbread House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights here and loved the house. Rosemary was very welcoming and organised too. Her emails prior to our arrival really put us at ease. We were also able to park our rental car inside the yard which helped a great deal as the house is close to the Woodbrook which is packed with bars, clubs, restaurants and... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We spent 3 nights here and loved the house (which has been beautifully restored), the location (close to restaurants, ATM, and the main road into town) and our room which was in the decked garden close to the pool. It was very private, with a small courtyard to the back where we had our breakfast. This does need a bit... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Definitely an enjoyable stay! Rosemary was quite hospitable, while remaining private enough for us to feel like we were at home. You can't find a more convenient place to stay in Port of Spain (about a two minute walk from the Avenue)! Very clean, spacious and historical. Feel safe and comfortable here, it's a win for sure and very affordable... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Having stayed in many B&B's in POS, this is the best of the best. Rosemary is a great host and her house is immaculate and tastefully designed. The back garden is a welcome respite from the chaos of Carnival.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My second stay at The Gingerbread House was excellent. Rosemary and staff welcomed me back and, as usual, made me feel completely at ease. The courtyard is certainly a respite from the hustle and bustle of POS yet just up the road on "the Avenue" are many shops and restaurants and clubs to meet friends and colleagues. If you are... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I have stayed at the Gingerbread house twice now in 2 years, after staying in a different B&B 3 years ago. Rosemary is a wonderful host who brought us coffee and breakfast snacks every day. The rooms are quite spacious, comfortable and clean, with all the amenities you'll need. The place is just a 10 minute walk from the Queen's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A week spent in this welcoming guesthouse which its just the right notes. Good value, large rooms with wifi, near to an abundance of restaurants. Outside area in which to relax after a hard day's work.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stayed in this B&B for 6 nights after our trip to Tobago. The house itself is absolutely gorgeous, with a little garden and a pool at the back - a quiet spot if you want to get away from the city craziness. At the same time it's location is perfect - just off the Avenue and the main highway... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We stayed in the room behind the office for 4 nights after spending a week in Tobago. Although this was our first stay in a Bed and Breakfast (we usually stay in an apartment with kitchen) it was very enjoyable ... private, quite comfortable and the price was very reasonable. The location is great. We did a lot of walking... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Three nights at Gingerbread turned to a magical three weeks. Holidaying alone I found a "home" with wonderful characters, friendly and welcoming, comfortable, secure accommodation and a spot convenient for the city, panyards , cricket ground and eating places aplenty. I can't speak highly enough of Rosemary as hostess - attentive and relaxed she helped Trini live for me even... More 

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