Where to Stay for Carnival in Trinidad

Port of Spain Hotels Close to All of the Carnival Action

Carnival Trinidad Trinidad & Tobago
Carnival celebrations in Trinidad. Jon Arnold Images / Getty Images

Visitors planning to got to Trinidad for the festivities of Carnival, the moveable feast day tied to the start of the Lenten season (ending on Shrove Tuesday or as it's known in New Orleans, Mardi Gras), would do best to book your rooms early. Trinidad offers one of the absolute best Caribbean carnivals. Carnival in Trinidad is a two-day festival, the dates are usually in February or March.

Perhaps the best location to stay for Carnival is steps from the party. Check out the Port of Spain hotels for your convenience. There are a number of options available.

The Port of Spain, the capital city of Trinidad and Tobago, is ground zero for the festivities and has undergone a lot of changes to promote tourism. One such improvement, the Port of Spain International Waterfront Center is an area that has seen great revitalization since the mid-2000s as part of the government's plan to launch the country into "developed country" status. The opening of the Hyatt Regency Trinidad in...MORE 2008 was one giant step forward for the two-island nation. The Hyatt Regency Trinidad is widely regarded as one of the best hotels on the island.