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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Room Service
Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
Business Centre
1 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
Paradise Village, St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados
8.4 km to Grantley Adams Intl Airport
32 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We were at rio guest house a couple of weeks ago and we booked through Booking.com. After the stay I wrote an honest review about my stay. In my review I wrote that there is are possible BED BUGS in the mattress as both of...More

5  Thank Arvid C
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I recently returned from my trip to Barbados and do not have enough good things to say about Rio Guest House. My friend and I checked the reviews of this place beforehand and were worried about a few negative reviews, but Rio was the best...More

3  Thank emilywall801
Reviewed 18 April 2017 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...More

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Reviewed 12 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...More

2  Thank lzahn
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...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$37 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Caribbean > Barbados > Christ Church Parish > St. Lawrence Gap
Also Known As
Rio Guest House Hotel St Lawrence Gap
Rio Guest House Barbados/St. Lawrence Gap
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Traveller (76)
Room & Suite (78)
Pool & Beach (10)
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Alexandria S
15 November 2016|
Response from Cori A |
How do I get here from Bridgetown airport
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.
Room Tips
"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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