Mary's Hill Lodge - Reader Reports & Opinion
Frances And Colm from U.K. visited in April 2010 and awarded
We stayed in Mary's Hill Lodge for three weeks with our two-year-old son and just loved it here. The house is incredible and the feeling of living among the treetops with the birds is wonderful. Despite the 'open' feeling of the house, we didn't feel that we'd missed any luxuries that you'd find in a hotel. In fact, staying here felt like being at home away from home and it was lovely to come back to the house each day after being at the beach or out and about - so much better than staying in an apartment or hotel room. The owners had thought of everything to make our stay there perfect - from the little torch on the house keys for when we got back in the dark to the two-level shower, which our toddler found great fun (despite hating showers at home!). This was our first visit to Tobago but it won't be our last -largely thanks to having stayed in Mary's Hill Lodge. If you're looking for a gorgeous, family-friendly place to stay, which is set back from the bustle but still close enough to everything you could want, this is it. We will definitely be going back.
Liz Adam from U.K. visited in March 2010 and awarded
We spent a week at Mary's Hill Lodge and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The house was very well equiped and had everything we needed. It is the perfect place for a base as it is only about ten minutes from either side of the island. Would definitely recommend it and hope to return ourselves.
Kenneth Fontaine from U.K. visited in March 2010 and awarded
Arrival arrangements were fine although not easy to find in the dark. Just 2 of us in this lodge which takes 6, so we had plenty of room. Lodge is very private with own grounds but we had some noise from the road (about 150m away) and the birds in the morning, not unusual for Tobago.
Very good facilities - well equipped kitchen, music and dvd player together with large selection of films and books for evening entertainment.
Car is needed here to get to Scarborough, Plymouth and beaches etc.
We very much enjoyed our stay here, recommended for self-catering, privacy and comfortable facilities. We felt it was good value for money.
Millie Das from U.S.A. visited in August 2009 and awarded
My husband and I spent 3 nights at Mary's Hill Lodge and had a fantastic time! We had an entire lodge to ourselves, which was perched up on a mountain, equipped with a kitchen and laundry facilities. After staying at a bed-and-breakfast and a spa resort prior to reaching Mary's Hill Lodge, it was a nice change of pace and pleasant surprise to stay at such a different, more remote destination. We felt thoroughly relaxed by the relative seclusion, and when we wanted to go out, we were able to easily catch a ride to closeby Mount Irvine where we bought some of the local catch of the day to bring home and bake in the oven at the lodge. The people we met at the mini marts and shops around Mary's Hill were incredibly friendly and helpful and made our stay even more enjoyable. Staying at the lodge gave us a better feel and appreciation for the local culture and people, which is something that is easily missed when staying at a resort. I highly recommend Mary's Hill Lodge to the independent type of traveler who wants to thoroughly relax and is open to being immersed in the wonderful culture of the people of Tobago.
Jenny Kone from U.K. visited in May 2008 and awarded
This house was amazing. It is just perfect. Perfect location, perfect setting. It has everything you need. We made good use of the BBQ and used it to cook freshly caught fish we got from sellers at the beach.
Tobago itself is also great. It has everything - sun, sea and sand - oh, and rain forests and waterfalls! Snorkeling is great and I would recommend a boat trip.
The people are also friendly and welcoming.
All-in-all a lovely house on a lovely holiday. A holiday of a life time!