Visitors to Trinidad can and should enjoy the unique experience of participating in one of the Caribbean's best Carnival celebrations, but you'll need to book your hotel rooms early if you want to join the party. Here are some of the best hotel and resort options, including information on special Carnival packages.
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The 428-room Hyatt Regency Trinidad is located at the new Port of Spain International Waterfront Center and includes 43,000 square feet of meeting space, a fitness center, infinity pool, spa, and business center, plus guest rooms equipped with 32-inch flat-screen TVs and wireless Internet. Just steps away from the festivities, Port of Spain's crown jewel typically offers a Carnival Special that includes a daily breakfast in Waterfront Restaurant -- with pricing starting at $299 per night based on double occupancy; minimum four-night stay required.
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This 165-room upscale boutique hotel is located in the poshest section of central Port of Spain and is an ideal business or Carnival address. The Carlton Savannah is offering a Carnival Special that includes five nights' accommodation with daily breakfast starting at $1,523 plus tax, based on double occupancy.
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This prime destination for Port of Spain travelers over many decades has recently undergone a major makeover. The Hilton Trinidad's hilltop location affords views of the city, historic Queen's Savannah, and the Gulf of Paria. Amenities include 418 rooms, a new business center, executive lounge and fitness center; two pools, tennis, and much more.
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This boutique hotel is located in an upscale section of Port of Spain and is home to the Battimamzelle Restaurant. From Feb. 12-16, the Coblentz Inn Carnival Special includes cozy accommodations, continental breakfast and complimentary stocked mini-bar upon arrival. Nightly rates start at $275, inclusive of tax. Guests who book four consecutive nights will receive a 10-percent discount. For more information visit the hotel website or call 868-621-0541.Continue to 5 of 7 below.
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This 94-room hotel is located at Cotton Hill, St. Clair, close to downtown Port of Spain and the Queens Park Savannah. It is home to the Bois Cano Bistro and Bar and the Tiki Village Restaurant. The Kapok Hotel has special Carnival rates that include a daily breakfast buffet. The special is valid for any five-night stay between Feb. 10-17, 2010 with rates starting at $1,450, inclusive of tax and based on double occupancy. Reservations must be booked by Dec. 1, 2009. For more information visit the hotel website.
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This 119-room hotel is a quick cab ride to downtown Port of Spain and is located near shopping, restaurants, and the Hasley Crawford National Stadium, site of Carnival events. The Courtyard by Marriott is offering nightly Carnival rates from Feb. 12-16 that include breakfast for two starting at $299 plus tax, based on double occupancy. For more information visit the hotel website or call 868-627-5555.
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Moderately priced boutique hotel in St. Ann's, near downtown Port of Spain, features 12 orchid-themed rooms that offer comfort and relaxation at an affordable price. The hotel's Carnival Special includes any five nights' accommodation from Feb. 12-18, 2010 with breakfast and two tickets to the following events: Taste of Carnival, Girl Power, Saturday Night Carnival Party, Sunday All-Inclusive Carnival Party, Dimanche Grande Show and Ash Wednesday Maracas Bay Cool Down. L'Orchidee's special rates start at $2,150, based on double occupancy and include all taxes. For more information visit the hotel website or call 868-621-0063.