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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Helen and Jesse are the most friendly and welcoming hosts, providing incredible service. The food is delicious, courtesy of Rita and her team. The air conditioned rooms are kept extremely clean, as are the facilities (hot shower, toilet and basin). The setting itself is beautiful, with a large natural pond, beautiful flora, and humming birds everywhere. The small swimming pool... More 

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Helen Q, Manager at Hacienda Jacana, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review. We hope to see you again. More 

Austin, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Beautiful place, impeccable service, delicious homemade food, peaceful, clean and comfortable! This place is secluded in the most beautiful natural setting. I loved doing yoga on my balcony, view of the pepper garden across the water, hummingbirds flying around in the day and bats at night!! Listening to the rain, crickets, frogs and who knows what else is out there... More 

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Helen Q, Manager at Hacienda Jacana, responded to this review

It was our pleasure having you and the entire team, we hope to see you all again. Thanks for the lovely review. More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Just back from staying for 10 days at Hacienda Jacana. The grounds are incredible - full of lots of wildlife without having to go anywhere! I was able to spend time relaxing on the balcony of the eco lodge watching hummingbirds at the nectar feeder, a lizard rustling around in the leaves on the ground and plenty of birds in... More 

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Helen Q, Manager at Hacienda Jacana, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate it. Hope to see you back one day with the team. More 

Weybridge, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Just returned from my fourth stay at Hacienda Jacana, and it is still the most beautiful place ever. Hosts Helen and Jesse are so friendly and welcoming, the chalets comfy and with all mod cons, and the food delicious. For nature lovers especially, there is no better place to stay, with hummingbirds coming to the feeders on your balcony, and... More 

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Helen Q, Manager at Hacienda Jacana, responded to this review

As usual it was our pleasure and we hope to see you back next year. Thanks for the lovely review. More 

Bath, UK
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47 reviews
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

We stayed here for 5 wonderful nights as a group of 13, which basically meant taking up the whole place ! A lot of thought and effort has gone into creating this place, with everything a person wanting to see some Caribbean nature could wish for. Cottages are arranged as 2 bedrooms, the only downside of the place being shared... More 

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Helen Q, Manager at Hacienda Jacana, responded to this review

What can I say, It was lovely to meet you both, an absolute pleasure, and I hope you had a wonderful time in Tobago. Thanks for taking the time to write your review, we really do appreciate it. More 

New York City, New York
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

We were picked up and driven to the Hacienda Jacana by Simon and Jesse, and a delicious home-cooked meal presented to us in our 2 bedroom, full kitchen cabin. We took a night walk with Simon who found nightjars, and early the next morning a walk with Jesse found tanagers, hummingbirds and a white hawk. The grey necked wood rail... More 

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Helen Q, Manager at Hacienda Jacana, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Hacienda Jacana for your short stay. It was a pleasure having you and thank you for taking your time to write a review. More 

New York City, New York
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2016

We booked the Hacienda Jacana for our last night in Trinidad. Everything about it made the perfect ending to our week. The cottage was lovely and comfortable. Jesse, Helen, and Simon could not have been more helpful. The meals were thoughtfully prepared and served lovingly. We were able to see many birds but also just to relax on our veranda.

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Helen Q, Manager at Hacienda Jacana, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review and thank you for choosing Hacienda Jacana for part of your vacation while in Trinidad. It was a pleasure meeting you all. More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Hacienda Jacana is a lovely location to spend a few days in peaceful surroundings on Trinidad. The family who own it are so helpful and kind and very generous with their time, while the individual cottages have everything needed to be a comfortable home-from-home. We arrived after dark after a long day's travel and were delighted when we looked out... More 

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Helen Q, Manager at Hacienda Jacana, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review and thank you for choosing Hacienda Jacana for part of your vacation while in Trinidad. It was a pleasure meeting you all. More 

newyork
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112 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

This is the perfect place to spend a few nights if you enjoy nature, tranquility, privacy, and fresh, delicious local fruits, vegetables and other food. The property consists of 4 cabins overlooking two lovely ponds, along with a small swimming pool and changing room, walking paths, a small but flourishing farm growing tropical fruits and other produce, and surrounding woods... More 

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Helen Q, Manager at Hacienda Jacana, responded to this review

It was our pleasure having you and we really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. More 

Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

I have travelled extensively, and I am happy to report that Helen and Jesse Quesnel are gracious, generous and helpful hosts. Jesse picked us up from the Port of Spain airport and drove us in his comfortable, pristine vehicle to a supermarket where he helped us to find appropriate breakfast and lunch fixings. We were delighted when we arrived on... More 

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Helen Q, Manager at Hacienda Jacana, responded to this review

What a wonderful review!! Thank you so much for taking the time to write one, we really do appreciate it. Looking forward to seeing you all again. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hacienda Jacana is a peaceful country haven. Slip into the serene setting of a private country paradise, discretely set in 22 acres on the edge of the tropical rain forest at the centre of Trinidad. Relax or BBQ poolside, walk the grounds, bird watch, read a book in a hammock under the trees,fish or canoe in the lake. Bedrooms are air conditioned and the cottages are outfitted to the highest degree of elegance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hacienda Jacana

Address: Leotaud Trace 6, Talparo 437258, Trinidad
Region: Caribbean > Trinidad and Tobago > Trinidad > Talparo
Price Range: $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“the cabin at the end of the pond is more private, but the others directly overlook the water”
 of 5 bubbles jsm317, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Cottages on west are furthest from pool. East is closest. Lapwing is nearest the pond & 2nd closest to pool.”
 of 5 bubbles davi0na, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have the same facilities and the same incredible view overlooking the pond.”
 of 5 bubbles 515brigitted, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All lodges and rooms are essentially the same”
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 of 5 bubbles seansG1161TK, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Can't go wrong!”
 of 5 bubbles TTTravelTTTeresa, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
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