Barbados on a budget

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Rio Guesthouse is a friendly 9-roomed guesthouse in the heart of St Lawrence Gap, within walking distance of clubs, bars and restaurants and 2 minutes walk from the beautiful Dover beach. Short-term and longer stays welcome. Contact us for more info.

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Nearby Attractions & Services

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US Embassy

Harrison's Cave

Oisten's Friday Fish Fry

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Surrounding Area

Rio guesthouse is situated in St Lawrence Gap, which is known for it's night life and entertainment and large choice of resturants. The guesthouse is across the road from the gorgeous Dover Beach known for its water sports and a mile long of pure white sand, and only a short taxi/bus ride away from Grantley Adams Int'l Airport and the capital, Bridgetown.


Rio Guesthouse is a relaxed and welcoming place to stay and is ideal for the independent traveller. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac we are close to all the entertainment of St Lawrence Gap, but enough distance away not to be disturbed by the noise of the Gap.

So, not only will you save money on accommodation by staying with us, but you'll also save lots on taxi fares.


Our facilities include the following:

Studio Room
En-suite bathroom with self contained kitchen which has a small electric stove, kettle and fridge-freezer. Prepaid A/C is available, cable television, ceiling fans and security safe (non insured).

The room can sleep 3 persons comfortably as it contains one double and one twin bed/sofa.

Double Room
Private bathroom, prepaid A/C, two twin beds (can be placed together to create a double), security safe (non insured), wall & ceiling fan.

Single Room
Shared bathroom (which is cleaned daily), contains a single bed, security safe (non insured) and ceiling fan.

The rooms are all cleaned daily and fresh sheets and towels supplied regularly. All the windows in the rooms have mosquito nets and most have burglar bars for your security.

The whole house has access to a central kitchen which is fully equipped with gas stove, fridge freezer, individual cupboard space, microwave, kettle, toaster, pots, cups, crockery, cooking and eating utensils and coffee making facilities. There is a dining area and seperate lounge area which includes cable TV, newspapers, magazines and board games. We also have a breezy balcony where guests can meet other guests and socialise.

Services Offered

Laundry service
Free WiFi
Competitive rates for internet (for those that don't have their own laptop)
Cheap international phone calls
Assistance in booking excursions and rental cars
24 hour assistance
Free local calls
Iron and ironing board
Beach Towels
Additional beds @ US$5.00 per night

Policies & Restrictions

Smoking is not permitted in the rooms or inside the building, but is allowed on the central balcony.

Rates & Availability

Summer Rates (15 Apr - 14 Dec)

Single room - US$35.00 per room
Double room - US$45.00 per room (double occupancy)
Studio room - US$60.50 per room (double or triple occupancy)

Winter Rates (15 Dec - 14 Apr)

Single room - US$40.00 per room
Double room - US$55.00 per room (double occupancy)
Studio room - US$62.50 per room (double or triple occupancy)

Other Information

Booking & Cancellation Policy

To make a secure, confirmed booking for Rio Guesthouse, you are required to pay a non-refundable 10% deposit, and then the balance is paid when you arrive. Unfortunately we cannot hold/reserve rooms until the deposit has been paid.

At least 7 days notice is required of cancellation. Late cancellations (less than 7 days) and no shows will be charged for 3 nights (or payment for full stay if less than 3 nights) plus 50% of your booking (if longer than 3 nights).

Method of payment accepted is Cash, Visa or Mastercard and Western Union.


We are a 15 minute drive from the airport and taxis are easily and readily available. All taxis know where the Rio is located so you should have no problem finding us. The price of the taxi should be approximately US$17.00.

By bus collect the Bridgetown bus from the airport, you should get off outside Divi Southwinds Resort. We are a 2-minute walk through the hotel, or Paradise Village

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Listing Amenities Amenities

Business Facilities
  • Fax Machine
  • Internet Access

Hotel Amenities & Service
  • Laundry Available

Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • High Speed Internet
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Telephone - Free Local Calls

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