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Herdmanston Lodge -- Guyana Hotels
Ranked #3 of 19 Hotels in Georgetown
Certificate of Excellence
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Do not stay at herdmanston lodge!!!!”
Reviewed May 2, 2012

Stayed at this hotel and the service was terrible. I will never recommend this place . Do not stay at this hotel for nothing . It is not the #1 hotel in Guyana. The owner is arrogant and snobbish . The entire attitude of everyone at this hotel needs to change. Do not stay here!!!

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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trinidad
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed April 30, 2012

lovely place to stay for those who wants to be oneself with a touch of nature its like a garden of eden feel free ,book now go relax and unwind ,the staff goes out of thier way to make sure you are comfortable thanks to tauna,sherlene ,sharon,tina ,mohan the guy they called thier boss that hooked up the speakers on the computer for me ,and even the gardener that just passing bye asking if you are okay i say to you thanks a million , you made my stay a memorable one love you guys iwill be back.

Room Tip: ilove just where we were on top of the office in a double room the breeze on top of the balcony t...
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
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3 Thank empress152
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Sugarloaf Key, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2012

Our family visits Guyana several times each year, and we have stayed in various hotels and guesthouses around the country over the past five years. We stayed at the Herdmanston at the end of March for 5 nights due to it's overall good reviews and decent location within Georgetown. We were not disappointed. From their driver picking us up at the airport from a late flight, to terrific front desk and security staff, the customer service was wonderful, particularly for Guyana. The room was first rate; the common area verandah on the second floor was very pleasant, and the wifi was fast and consistent. The Herdmanston will definately be our lodging of choice in Georgetown in the future.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with family
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7 Thank Carolyn W
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Providenciales. T.C.I.
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed November 8, 2011

Visited Guyana for a tour of the Demerara Distillery and stayed at the Lodge for 3 nights. The check-in was very easy. Apparently I had the best room at the Lodge, number 5. High ceilings, wood floors, big shower, great AC, fridge, cable TV, etc. You have to order breakfast and dinner beforehand, which is a great idea as the food is always ready when you walk over to the restaurant. The curries are great as were the fish cakes. The unlimited coffee for breakfast was much appreciated.
This is not the Ritz but ALL the staff make up for any deficiencies.
Just remember you need $4000 Guyanese departure tax when leaving the airport, approximately $US20.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled solo
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13 Thank conkyjo
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Ottawa, Canada
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29 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed October 31, 2011

The Hermanston Lodge is a good hotel which is a reasonable choice. It is an old plantation property so the buildings are older but in good condition. Our family of three stayed there for several days. They gave us a double room but with a difference - there were two rooms separated by a short corridor, inside the room. It worked very well for our 15 year old having some privacy. The second room didn't have a TV but it did have the microwave and fridge. We also had a nice balcony we could use (but couldn't get the door open as lock too hard to open).
We found the staff to be friendly and welcoming. It gave the hotel a real family feeling. They were willing, although not always following through (e.g. extra pillows took two days and an extra call to get). Internet and a/c good. The breakfast was very good and dinner reasonably good. Meals can be served in your room. Attractive garden. They were very helpful at the front desk in booking tours, although they didn't try all tour companies and didn't get us to Kaiteur Falls - the highlight of the region. (Book ahead.)
The bedding is older but the beds are comfortable. Use the mosquito net or spray.
Overall not fancy but friendly and good.

Room Tip: Rooms away from the road would be quieter. The windows are very thin. For a family we liked the do...
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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with family
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8 Thank HelenBT
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2011

This is a lovely hotel with unbelievable service. Every single person on staff is friendly and helpful. Rooms are large and clean, A/C and internet work perfectly. Good value for the money.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled on business
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3 Thank Ann H
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2011

After being away from home for 14 years, this hotel was a added gem bonus. The executive room was spacious, this one had 2 bdrm. which was great for family. Well lite surroundings and secuirty both day and night; felt quite safe at hotel and surrounding queens town. Breakfast was to die for, would walk a mile for the saltfish & bake, and stewfish and provision. Sundays they have a brunch a must. The kitchen staff made our stay enjoyable especially Ms. Edna, Ms. Tina & Ms. Linda. And the reception staff were very helpful include Tuana, Michele & Ajay. The taxi guy Sean we used were very helpful and reasonably price. We will stay here again on our next visit; all they need is a pool to beat the heat and the breakfast should be added to the price, so to incouarge you to eat there.

Room Tip: Family excutive suite, 2 bdrm.
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
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5 Thank Happytravelersx3
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Property: Herdmanston Lodge -- Guyana Hotels
Address: 65 Peter Rose & Anira Streets | Queenstown, Georgetown, Guyana
Location: Guyana > Demerara-Mahaica > Georgetown
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 19 Hotels in Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Herdmanston Lodge -- Guyana Hotels 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An intimate heritage hotel in Guyana, Herdmanston prides itself in excellent guest service. One of only a few Guyana hotels that has maintained Guyana's distinctive colonial architecture. Herdmanston hotel is perched within extensive lawns and garden which is home to some of the gentle flora and fauna of central Georgetown. While our lawns and gardens are spacious, our small hotel size allows us to offer to our guests personalized service catering for your every need. ... more   less 
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