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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We needed a reasonable place to enjoy the beach and nightlife. It's on the quiet side of St. Lawrence Gap and within walking distance to the beach, restaurants, and bars. The guesthouse was maintained well and our room was clean. We had a shared bathroom and did not have a problem with it. The balcony was a nice touch to...

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I booked a double room with a bath and a/c. When I got there they put us at another location in a remote area of town without a/c at Eve's guest house. No price discount for the inconvenience. While there they did the same thing to several other people who were as upset as myself. It ended up that the...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Certainly a great location just a few minutes stroll from the lovely Dover Beach. Most friendly and helpful. Rooms basic, clean, comfortable. Lack of air con, except if you pay extra is annoying. Seems expensive for what you get, but hard to judge as our first here. Stayed 2 nights. Bus into Bridgetown is easy.....avoid the taxis for this trip.

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 8 nights, the staff was very friendly and you could ask anything. Places to go and how to get there. Our room was in the first floor, just next to enquiries room. Could hear people coming and going but didn't really bother us. No tv in the room which is excellent as your in holiday. Good wifi...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 31 January 2017

this is hostel type accommodation, and very overpriced for the amenities, one shared bathroom, and standard of decor and services. the staff on arrival were neither friendly or welcoming, i thought they were quite abrupt and disinterested. even miserable. the communal bathroom was not cleaned every day. and it was smelly on occasions. the balcony had rubbish left on it....

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Affordable accomodation in a top location near Saint Lawrence Gap. Has a small selection of single and double rooms. The balcony is a great place to meet other travelers. The guesthouse is less than five minutes from the beach, bars and restaurants.

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Dennis and Paula made my gf and I feel welcomed. The guest house is at the main activity spot in Barbados. The area is safe near to the main amenities u wish for. The guest house is clean. Its deal if you are planning to be moving about Barbados. Will return with out a doubt Joe

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Coral Springs, Florida
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Barbados is generally very expensive, but for $40 a night I was expecting a nicer place. NO A/C! I repeat. NO A/C! Barbados is very hot and humid, and to have a single 1984 fan blowing on you is unacceptable. I stay in hostels all over the world and for $7 in Belize I had a nicer room with A/C!...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

There is nothing luxurious about the Rio, but as long as you enter with proper expectations it will meet your needs for a pleasant stay in Barbados. The location is convenient to the beach, restaurants and nightlife in St Lawrence Gap, and bus stops for a cheap ride to anywhere else on the island. The Rio is just off the...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 March 2016

This is a WONDERFUL place to stay :) The location is a bit in the ghetto, but it's literally 2 minutes away from the very expensive resorts that line Dover Beach, one of THE BEST beaches in Barbados. The owners are LOVELY people, and very accommodating! I arrived with a party of 7 and we were placed in "Evelyn's Apartment"...

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Additional Information about Rio Guest House

Address: Paradise Village, St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Christ Church Parish > St. Lawrence Gap
Price Range: ₹ 2,766 - ₹ 4,181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Rio Guest House 1*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Double rooms have TV and private bathrooms. The single rooms have shared facilities.”
maartenvanbeek, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms higher up will be quieter bc you won't hear the roosters as much haha”
janlig2016, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“rooms 5 and 6 are affected by the noise from balcony the most”
KisgyorgyEva, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“rooms with a south-facing window get a nice breeze. I had room 10 on that side.”
80ChadB, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The studio is probably the nicest but if you're on a budget any of the other rooms is good.”
K4759YDsharonb, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
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