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At one time a guest house for family members, today this guest house is run by husband and wife team Monica and Michael Charbonnè. It has been in operation since 1975 and has garnered a reputation for its home-style environment, clean accommodations, and friendly service. That's not even mentioning their location in the lush Maraval Valley, surrounded by beautiful trees, birds, and cool Caribbean breezes.

Guests looking to try some interesting foods will be especially pleased with Moniques, which is in an area that's home to a wide array of restaurant choices. Adam's Bagels & Specialty Breads is the closest option, which dishes out International fare. Next, you can head to one of the bars nearby.

Located on the southern part of Maraval, Monique's happily welcomes travelers who are interested in staying in this neighborhood. It is north-northeast of the center of Port of Spain.



Each guestroom comes complete with air conditioning, a television, hot and cold water, private bathrooms, and daily housekeeping services. Guestrooms at Monique's II, the latest addition to the hotel complex, offers large rooms for groups and long-term visitors. These rooms have the added amenities of a kitchenette, and outdoor verandas with view. Any room without a kitchenette still has a refrigerator for guests to use.

Moniques has 20 units, making it a moderately small property. Accordingly, it's a good choice for guests who like a calm, quaint atmosphere. Upon reviewing its overall quality, we've rated this hotel a rating of two and a half stars.

Below, you'll find this location's in-room amenities.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Air Conditioned
  • Private Bath
  • Terrace
  • Iron
  • Refrigerator
  • Balcony

Call the hotel if your party will require any specific amenity, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

Besides these room amenities, this hotel also has

  • FAX
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Highspeed Internet

If you don't want any surprises upon arrival, it's suggested that you call the front desk since the specifics tend to change. To read our complete description about the specific activities and recreation opportunities that Monique's offers, click here.


Outside of on-site dining options, visitors hoping to find more culinary diversity may also want to think about some of the other nearby restaurant choices. Visitors staying at Monique's will find a few solid places to eat in the vicinity. It's worth it to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, though Moniques provides some tasty choices of its own. For an in-depth look at this area's options, click here.

Guest Services

Monique's offers guest services, including the ones that are listed below, meaning you can check off a few details and enjoy your vacation.

  • Maid Service
  • Local Shuttle Service
  • Tour Desk

This property also has a helpful set of business amenities, ideal for visitors who are traveling to this area for business reasons.

  • Copy Service
  • Computer
  • FAX


Guests will find lots of interesting sites and attractions near Moniques. One of the closest attractions is Caroni Bird Sanctuary, a nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve. If you want to relax and have fun at the same time, like most travelers who come to enjoy Trinidad and Tobago's coast, you've no doubt made time for a side trip to the beach. One of the nearest beaches is Cyril Bay, which is to be one of the nearest strips of sand to the hotel.

The hotel is in the vicinity of Port of Spain, a beautiful destination for sightseers to explore.

To see more about what else is in the vicinity of Monique's, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 114 Saddle Road, Maraval, Trinidad

Phone: (868) 628-3334

Fax: (868) 628-5511



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