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“Great value - lovely location”
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Castara, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago

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“Tadpoles, Castara”
Reviewed November 6, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Unfortunately we were not quite satisfied with the condition of the apartment. There is a lot of dust in the netting above the bed, dust and mold on the curtains around the bed and dust on the fabric artistry hung around the room. The dust my husband's sinus and we had a hard time. There aren't enough utensils (i.e. Spoons, forks and knives) and the utensils that are there some are rusting and not fit for use. There are termite droppings on the floor around the wooden cupboard area to hang clothing etc. The shower head may need to be cleaned as the water is not very powerful. There is also a missing window pane by second set of louvres after the bed in the kitchen area. It appears as though the apartment has not been occupied for quite some time. Our intention was to rent elsewhere however already made our full payment. We ended up leaving a night earlier. This apartment did not give us the experience we expected as we were very uncomfortable. We certainly would not be booking again.

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Management Response
Nov 7, 2016
We are very sorry that this guest was disappointed with Tadpoles. I, the owner am currently absent from the property and was unaware of its current state. I can assure all future guests that repairs are being undertaken and everything will be rectified shortly.
If the guest had informed us of these issues on arrival, we would have given her a free upgrade to our other apartment.
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Steyning, United Kingdom
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“Great value - lovely location”
Reviewed March 17, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

This bijou accommodation is ideal for couples, although the very very helpful owners, Steve and Rita, who live next door, kindly slotted in an extra bed for our daughter, whilst we waited to move into their larger accommodation, Toad Heights. The apartment has everything you need for self-catering and Steve and Rita could not have done more for us. The gardens are full of wildlife, being set back up the hillside from the bay and we loved waking to the sound of the chacharacas (cocricos) and spotting beautiful birds, lizards, toads and butterflies - there are even fireflies in the garden. This accommodation is a real bargain!

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Liked best: location, friendly owners, wildlife
Liked least: mosquitoes
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“Quaint home away from home”
Reviewed March 18, 2014 for a stay in March 2014
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Perfect. This little gem greatly exceeded my expectations. Steps to the heart of the village and beautiful beaches. This adorable accomodation is set perfectly into the side of the mountain where you are surrounded by jungle, beautiful flowers and fruit trees. I saw the most amazing birds right from the yard every morning. Steve and Rita live right on the premesis and are very laid back and accommodating. I can't wait to return to tadpoles again!

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