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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Two nights stay over in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Forty Winks Inn was ideal for us. Centrally located so close to sights, museum, botanical gardens, restaurants, etc. Very pleasant and helpful staff. Just before the carnival we saw costumes being made and steel bands practising. Great directions to these from the Forty Winks staff. All the facilities we needed. Felt...

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London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to stay somewhere that wasn't a big anonymous chain hotel but that wasn't grotty. I tried The Gingerbread House but that was full, this was my second choice, but in fact, we couldn't have been happier with Forty Winks. It's really charming. The people there could not be more cheerful, friendly, helpful. Owner Pam gave us precise instructions...

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FortyWinksinn, Manager at Forty Winks Inn, responded to this review

We loved having your very happy group. We appreciate when clients get that we are not trying to replicate a generic brand but have a brand of our own that focuses on giving the client the experience they came for, whatever that may be. I checked, and all our towel racks etc are firmly attached to the wall. There is...

Georgetown, Guyana
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Stayed for one night on my way from Guyana to Tobago. This is exactly the kind of place I look to stay at while traveling: a small privately run guest house with lots of charm and friendliness. Pam, the manager, helped with the booking as well as helping to arrange taxis. She is also very helpful with restaurant and activity...

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This colourful little guesthouse is the perfect option to explore Port of Spain. Once you got rid of your luggage, everything is pretty much walking distance, there's a supermarket down the road, a couple of good restaurants near by and the park is just up the road. The port is about a 25 min walk away. If you have trouble...

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Management response:

We appreciate your taking the time to review. Indeed, most people sleep at night when it is very quiet, and are up and about during the day. Sorry your daytime sleep was interrupted. We were very busy that day with check-ins and check-outs and the resulting movement/conversations and urgent room prep would have been a bit more hectic than usual....

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Hey all, 😍I'm usually lazy to write reviews but I had a tough day and this place revitalized me and lifted my spirits. It was in I'm walking distance of the U.S. embassy and right next to Savanna in Port of Spain. The decor is amazing. I got in and was swirly checked in by a very friendly lady. When...

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We are so happy that you enjoyed your short stay with us. You review made us better hoteliers today ! Thank you for your time and energy in doing a review. Much appreciated!! and please come again :-)

Antigua
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I loved it! It was secure, wifi was good and AC was excellent!!! Love the staff.They helped us get around and gave us tips etc. Had a real lovely time. Would recommend to anyone who is looking to enjoy Port of Spain!!!

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Thank you for your wonderful review. We were happy to be of service to your lovely family. Hope to see you another time soon !!

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Perfect location (Warner St. between Picton and Maraval) in a relatively safe, quiet, mostly residential neighborhood, but walking distance to the zoo, Savannah, and national museum. Downtown, Woodbrook Square, and the ferry terminal are a bit further, but I managed to walk to each within 20-30 minutes. Excellent restaurants, including Buzo, are within a few blocks. Wifi was a little...

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FortyWinksinn, Front Office Manager at Forty Winks Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are happy to hear that you were able to find your way around and very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come again soon! - Jhodie

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We stayed just one night & had the twin-bedded room overlooking Warner Street. Not the most picturesque view in Trinidad - but, we were in the city & within easy reach of all amenities. We had windows which opened and it also had a/c, The hotel & room was lovely. Clean, quaint, original & beyond the impersonal multi-chain establishments. The...

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FortyWinksinn, Front Office Manager at Forty Winks Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review, much appreciated. Hope to welcome you home soon. Kind regards - Jhodie

San Fernando
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I've been religiously going to Forty Winks Inn for years now, and have always had and shared my happy experiences. With my one unfortunate visit to their sister location aside, I've happily never strayed and have always made Forty Winks Inn my first choice. I had an encounter yesterday that almost made me never want to go again. I had...

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FortyWinksinn, Manager at Forty Winks Inn, responded to this review

These are indeed frequent and loyal clients to whom we give priority in return for their loyalty. I am therefore deeply affected by the turn of events. In response to a change in the habits of the travelling public, we have had to push back our check-in time to 2 pm, following the lead of most Hotels around the globe....

Reviewed 4 June 2016

We booked a room at Forty Winks for our overnight layover from St Vincent back to the US. What a hidden gem!!! The Inn was so quaint and cute. The art work was beautiful, the upstairs terrace was full of beautiful plants and flowers. So relaxing to sit up there and take in the view of the city. The best...

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FortyWinksinn, Front Office Manager at Forty Winks Inn, responded to this review

thanks for your kinds words and the time you took to share them with us. It is great to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us but also nice to hear that you highlight our staff members. Everyone is so nice because we have the best guests :) Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Forty Winks Inn!If you’re a business traveller or casual vacationer in Port of Spain, Trinidad, and you’re looking for quality accommodation that offers you a Great Location, Good Value and Gracious Style, then search no more.With Complimentary Wireless Internet and Delicious Local Breakfast, Forty Winks provides a refreshing tropical experience full of warmth, comfort and personalised service.This is not just a place where people stay, but also where people meet in the cozy lobby, and where travellers find company and comfort in the intimacy of the space and the professional support of its caring, efficient staff. With over seven years of welcoming and serving guests from all over the world, we know what excellent service is about; that’s why so many of our clients return to us again and again. Make a reservation, and come join us at Forty Winks for an unforgettable stay in Trinidad. See you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forty Winks Inn

Address: Warner St 24 | Newtown, Port of Spain, Trinidad
Region: Caribbean > Trinidad and Tobago > Trinidad > Port of Spain
Price Range: ₹ 6,418 - ₹ 8,156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Forty Winks Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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Forty Winks Hotel Port Of Spain
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