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Paris, France
Reviewed 23 July 2012

you can tell that the hotel used to be a good and nice one. But the owner has not succeed in maintaining the level of quality. Our room was not clean at all, smelt humidity and the equipment was not in a good state (broken window in the bathroom, no pressure in the shower,...). Nevertheless, the tenant is nice and...

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La Romain
Reviewed 31 March 2011

Fred Zollna (Hotel's Manager/Owner) is the heart and soul of Laguna Mar. The hotel is nestled in the Northern Range mountains among lush tropical rainforests. Just waking up to the sound of the crashing surf and the orchestra of birds in the morning makes it worth the trip. Rooms are not five star, but are clean and comfortable. The food...

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2Thank TriniGuy786
Viersen, Germany
Reviewed 26 February 2011

The Lodge is a bit old but beautiful located. You can hike by yourselves to Yarra beach one hour or three hours one way to Paria Beach and Waterfall. Close to the lodge is the Marianne River where you can swim inside or take the sea. The water is very clear you can drink it. Ask for the way to...

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1Thank MundM1995
Trinidad & Tobago
Reviewed 29 January 2009

There is nothing remotely "resort-ish" about Laguna Mar. This is a third-rate guest house with a lot of shrubbery along dirty, slippery walkways. No one bothers to air the rooms for occupancy. The bed linens are thin and worn and so are the bath towels. Cracked wash basins and dripping shower heads do not spell resort to me either. The...

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6Thank Rastafem24
Yakima, Washington
Reviewed 3 September 2008

This resort is a gem! The owner, Mr. Zollna, has a great staff and provides interesting insight on everything from local culture to food and current events. It was a joy to sit and relax with him after five crazy days of Carnival in the city and he was always available to grab a beer and play Rummikube (spelling?). The...

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Netherlands
Reviewed 11 March 2008

The Laguna Mar Lodge is located in Blanchisseuse, Trinidad. The road from Port of Spain to Blanchisseuse is lovely; so is the Lodge. The rooms are basic, simple and clean. The rooms are a bit humid. The owner, Mr Zollna, is a fantastic host. He cooked a delicious meal for us and shared interesting stories with us. We even saw...

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3Thank LindaNetherlands
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 27 December 2007

We've been living in Trinidad for 4 years and we finally decided to go and check Blanchisseuse, when we arrived to Coco's Hut Restaurant, Mr. Fred welcomed us and showed us the path to the beach, we enjoyed the beach and back to the restaurant we asked to see the rooms, we liked them so we decided to go later,...

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4Thank OscarIvan
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Los Angeles, CA
1 review
7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2004

There is little resemblance to anything 'resort' like at Laguna Mar. The rate is reasonable for the rustic atmosphere and it is close to a wonderful hike (no need for a guide, just take the upper-track to the right of the path and watch your step to Three Pools!) and across the street and down the path from the beach....

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Woodbury, MN
2 reviews
15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2004

Reaonsably priced, beautiful setting. Excellent food. Far from busy Port of Spain on the North coast of Trinidad on the beach. Very relaxing. The host was charming, and the room was spacious. I would definitely return.

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Address: Mile Marker 65 | Paria Main Rd., Matelot, Trinidad
Region: Caribbean > Trinidad and Tobago > Trinidad > Matelot
Price Range: $80 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Laguna Mar Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Laguna Mar Hotel Trinidad
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“Ask for the upstairs rooms as it is cooler and has more space outside”
 of 5 bubbles carolannpeacock, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the top floor have better views”
 of 5 bubbles TrinidadHonnymooner, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Upper floors have the best view”
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 of 5 bubbles Andre_Thompson, 20 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The Family rooms are the best pick.”
 of 5 bubbles allanad2013, 16 Oct 2013 | Read review
“All rooms are surrounded by trees and plants and make sure you ask for one with tables and chairs outside on the verandah.”
 of 5 bubbles Assie48, 7 May 2013 | Read review
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