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  • Excellent45%
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  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

There is nothing luxurious about the Rio, but as long as you enter with proper expectations it will meet your needs for a pleasant stay in Barbados. The location is convenient to the beach, restaurants and nightlife in St Lawrence Gap, and bus stops for...More

2  Thank JaciMugg
Reviewed 19 March 2016

This is a WONDERFUL place to stay :) The location is a bit in the ghetto, but it's literally 2 minutes away from the very expensive resorts that line Dover Beach, one of THE BEST beaches in Barbados. The owners are LOVELY people, and very...More

Thank Janli G
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We chose this as it is close to the airport, has restaurants and so on nearby, and is not as pricey as others when we just wanted a room for the night. Likely the least accommodation value we had in 3 weeks travelling in the...More

Thank HeatSeeker23
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Let's start with the positives (the reasons I gave two stars instead of one): it has good location, cheap and has a communal kitchen, allowing cheaper meals. But you should be aware of the following: 1. There is one bathroom for the 11 (!) rooms,...More

2  Thank KisgyorgyEva
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Loved the use of the kitchen and the provided coffee. Friendly and helpful staff, and they sell local beer on site at the best available price. Room was basic, comfortable, and affordable. Screens in the windows were great. I stayed here based on reviews of...More

Thank Chad B
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Alexandria S
15 November 2016|
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How do I get here from Bridgetown airport
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GeauxGyrl
11 June 2015|
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Response from Sarah H | Reviewed this property |
They do have a website.. type rio guesthouse barbados into Google and click on the first link. You can also book through hostelworld I believe.
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Gjeff_global
18 March 2015|
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Response from danifromnyc | Reviewed this property |
The guesthouse isn't too far from the airport by cab....around 15-20 minutes. It is a far distance from the cruise ship. You will definitely have to take cab.
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"Double rooms have TV and private bathrooms. The single rooms have shared facilities."
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"Rooms higher up will be quieter bc you won't hear the roosters as much haha"
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"rooms 5 and 6 are affected by the noise from balcony the most"
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"rooms with a south-facing window get a nice breeze. I had room 10 on that side."
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