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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.

Those hoping to try some interesting types of food will especially enjoy Moniques, as it's in an area that features an excellent selection of local bars and restaurants. Adam's Bagels & Specialty Breads is the closest restaurant, which should be considered if you're looking for International food. Next, visit one of the bars within reach.

Situated on the southern outskirts of Maraval, Monique's welcomes vacationers interested in staying in this neighborhood. It's 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 total rooms. Accordingly, it is popular with guests who enjoy a relatively intimate setting. This hotel has been awarded a two and a half star rating, based on numerous measures, including on-site features and overall experience.

A check list of the in-room conveniences awaiting visitors at Monique's is provided below.

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

Check with the property to confirm the option for all types of amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

Besides in-room amenities, this hotel also offers

  • FAX
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Highspeed Internet

If you want to be certain the hotel has exactly what you expect, don't hesitate to call with questions since the specifics tend to change. Visit this page to navigate to a comprehensive description about the specific activities that Monique's has to offer.


Outside of on-location dining options, vacationers looking to find extra culinary variety might also check out some of the area's other nearby restaurant choices. Guests here will find a limited but good selection of restaurants within reach of these accommodations. It's a smart idea to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, though Moniques provides dining on-site. Click here for more information on this area's dining choices.

Guest Services

Familiarizing yourself with this property's guest services -- including the ones listed below -- can help you get the most out of your vacation on Trinidad and Tobago.

  • Maid Service
  • Local Shuttle Service
  • Tour Desk

Also provided are a helpful set of business amenities, making this property a superior choice for those who will be working during their stay.

  • Copy Service
  • Computer
  • FAX


Guests will find lots of interesting sites and attractions located within a short distance of Moniques. One of the closest is Caroni Bird Sanctuary, an interesting nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve. If you're like most tourists who come to enjoy Trinidad and Tobago's coast, your vacation wouldn't be complete without a side trip to the beach. Fortunately, Cyril Bay is to be one of those closest places to access the shore from the hotel.

One of the closest areas of interest to the hotel is Port of Spain. If you want to find even more attractions and fun, escape for a day trip to a neighboring city and some important attractions along the way.

To see more about what else is in the vicinity of the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 114 Saddle Road, Maraval, Trinidad

Phone: (868) 628-3334

Fax: (868) 628-5511



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