Cara Lodge

Steeped in history and one of the oldest buildings in Guyana’s capital, Georgetown

Cara Lodge

Built in 1840, Cara Lodge is one of the oldest buildings in Guyana’s capital, Georgetown, and is steeped in history having hosted many world leaders, royalty and other dignitaries.

Built in the style of a traditional plantation house, Cara Lodge has spacious wooden verandas and large bedrooms with private facilities. There is a good restaurant serving good food, bar and comfortable communal area and the service is always attentive and friendly.

All rooms have air-conditioning, ceiling fans, cable TV, international direct dial telephones, minibars, hair dryers, tea and coffee facilities, private bathrooms with hot water and are decorated in colonial style. The rooms vary in size but all offer adequate space: some have verandas, and deluxe superior rooms are now available.


Restaurant and bar, 24-hour reception desk, internet access available: rooms have mini-bars, cable TV, direct dial telephones and tea and coffee making facilities.

Optional Activities

City tours of Georgetown and birdwatching excursions to the nearby Abary River. Charter and scheduled flights to Kaieteur Falls can be arranged.

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Air Conditioning


Swimming Pool


Ian Loyd
Area Specialist

Request a superior room – it’s worth it.

If you have any queries about this accommodation please feel free to call me directly on +44 (0)1803 866965 or...

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Cara Lodge 6.812775, -58.156061 Cara LodgeView

Two close (15 & 20 ft) sightings of jaguar. Several cock-of-the-rock. High bird count in Guyana and Trinidad & Tobago. Overall, we enjoyed our tour and considered it well worthwhile.

Mr J K - Devon