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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed 5 February 2009

I would recommend this guesthouse to people who just want to get a break from the busy surrounding. When i came to Barbados finding the guesthouse was kinda troublesome but after seeing the location it was wonderful.Quiet surroundings, beach is near by..I am goin to...More

1  Thank scorpio88Dominica
Reviewed 10 October 2008

I spent three nights at the Rio, and on balance regret it. OK it's certainly cheap and no frills, but there were a number of things which were rather irritating. The kitchen had a decidely dowdy feel with lots of rather bossy notices to guests...More

4  Thank the-uncut-traveller
Reviewed 15 July 2008

Good guesthouse, great location and excellent price. Room comfortable and clean

1  Thank Nigel05
Reviewed 21 May 2008

Just recently stayed in the studio with my partner and two year old son. I was perhaps apprehensive as it dawned on me that the guesthouse would be noisy due to the number of young travellers that book here, but my son slept through all...More

Thank Mekamouse
Reviewed 3 March 2008

Spent 3 nights at Rio in their Studio (best in the house and great in every way) for $62.50 US everything included. All other rooms are cheaper but only slightly less luxurious. Literally across the street from the beach; coffee/bagel shop right outside the door;...More

1  Thank Cannelle9
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US$ 47 - US$ 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$ 47 - US$ 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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11 June 2015|
Response from Sarah H | Reviewed this property |
They do have a website.. type rio guesthouse barbados into Google and click on the first link. You can also book through hostelworld I believe.
18 March 2015|
Response from danifromnyc | Reviewed this property |
The guesthouse isn't too far from the airport by cab....around 15-20 minutes. It is a far distance from the cruise ship. You will definitely have to take cab.
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"Double rooms have TV and private bathrooms. The single rooms have shared facilities."
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"Rooms higher up will be quieter bc you won't hear the roosters as much haha"
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"rooms 5 and 6 are affected by the noise from balcony the most"
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"rooms with a south-facing window get a nice breeze. I had room 10 on that side."
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