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Cara Lodge

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   294 Quamina St, Georgetown, Guyana
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Ranked #3 of 16 hotels in Georgetown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My colleague and I recently stayed at Cara Lodge when we were in Georgetown for a few days for business. It is a beautiful historical building. The room was rather basic, but comfortable. What made our stay special was the hospitality of the staff. We were both quite impressed with the services we received from the receptionists (particularly Shanlle), as... More

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Barbados
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I Did not stay at hotel but had lunch twice excellent service and food is amazing!! Highly recommend. I saw one of the rooms was really nice and comfy looking, will def stay on my next trip to Guyana.

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idaho
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74 reviews 74 reviews
20 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I was recently in Georgetown for business and stayed at Cara Lodge. It was a perfect location in that it was close to our meetings. The courtyard is very pleasant. A nice place to relax after a day of meetings. It was close enough that you coulde walk to the city center or to the seea wall. The restaurant was... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I travelled around parts of Guyana in a Group during February 2014. We stayed at the Cara Lodge Twice, It is comfortable, an just as I wished to find a hotel in the tropics. The staff are polite and friendly. The food was interesting. Regarding the building it comes near the top of my most attractive hotels in the world.

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Laval, Canada
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I stayed at Cara lodge during a CESO Volunteer project in January and February 2014. You cannot probably find better in Georgetown. Rooms are good size, good desk to work and very clean. Good Internet access in room or Business center which is a A+ in Guyana. However, nothing to match the friendly staff, always responding with a smile. Whether... More

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Los Angeles, CA USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Overall: Loved, loved LOVED Cara Lodge! Old World charm, beautiful facilities, nice staff, good value, great location. Cons: I can’t think of any really. This might be because the place I stayed in immediately before (in Suriname) was a total dump…it made Cara Lodge look like the Taj Majal! Pros: Absolutely beautiful old building, inside and out. So much charm... More

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Georgetown, Guyana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Last night was my first ever visit to Cara Lodge and it was an absolute treat. I loved almost everything about the place - the fence, the gate, the lone pole with lights in the shrubs, the wood around the windows, the section of the restaurant with the bottles, the brick columns in the restaurant, the mango tree, the list... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Thank you Gavin and all staff members at the Cara Lodge hotel for your kind and gracious attitude towards my sister, brother and I, including our guests who stayed at the hotel for our mum's funeral. You went beyond the call of duty to ensure our stay was comfortable. Your excellent customer service was most appreciated

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

We prefer "boutique" hotels with local character but with services beyond what an inn or a bread and breakfast can offer. So glad friends recommended Cara Lodge! We stayed in a large, comfortable, well-appointed second floor corner room. Traveling throughout the Caribbean as much as we do, the impeccably clean, mosquito-free, air conditioned environment was a joy. As was the... More

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Lee, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We had a very comfortable stay before and after our wonderful trip to the interior at this charming hotel. We really appreciated the hot shower and air conditioning especially upon our return! We were able to leave a bag at the hotel during our trip. The beds were great, the food good and the staff very helpful.

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Address: 294 Quamina St, Georgetown, Guyana
Location: Guyana > Demerara-Mahaica > Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cara Lodge 3.5*
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The history aficionado will appreciate a stay at Cara Lodge, Guyana. It is one of the oldest and grandest structures in Georgetown, and is the best known and most popular hotel in Guyana. Cara Lodge was built in the 1840s and originally consisted of two houses. It has a long and romantic history and was the home of the first Lord Mayor of Georgetown. Over the years, the property has been visited by many dignitaries including King Edward VII who stayed at the house in 1923. He was of course later to abdicate and marry the American Wallis Simpson. Other dignitaries have included President Jimmy Carter in 1996, HRH Prince Charles in April 2000, HRH Prince Andrew in 2004 and Mick Jagger in 2005. This magnificent home turned hotel offers the tradition and nostalgia of a bygone era, complete with service and comfort of the most luxurious of hotels, all in a most congenial family atmosphere. Our signature dining establishment, the Bottle Restaurant, has been hailed as the best restaurant in the capital. It is open for lunch and dinner everyday, except Sundays. At Cara Lodge, we have worked hard to create a setting that is the perfect marriage of old world charm and contemporary comfort – ideal for the traveller wishing to experience a taste of Guyana’s past, and the business person wishing modern-day amenities. ... more   less 
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