We arrived in Georgetown, Guyana at midnight and you can just image how exhausted we were. Mind you; I knew that Filipinos are required to get a visa, but unfortunately, we didn’t have the time to do such. So I just followed my gut feel and said to Jonathan that we should ‘wing it.’ True enough, the only question I got from the immigration officer was “What’s the purpose of your visit?” I just said that we might as well see Georgetown before we go to Suriname (this is a visa – free country for Filipinos). And just like that, the beautiful lady stamped my passport and worked on Jonathan’s passport next! Can you believe it? Again, the Universe worked in our favor. Of course, I had a back – up plan which is to rebook our flight to Suriname at an earlier time. Obviously, we spared ourselves from that.
Guyana is the only country in South America where the official language is English. It is located in South America’s North Atlantic coast. Aside from that, they only receive less visitors per year compared to its neighboring countries. The number of tourists visiting the country doesn’t mean that Guyana is not as charming as the other countries in South America. In my opinion, it has its character and charm that any traveler should be able to witness. Looking back at our photos now, it’s as if I am back in the Philippines with all the rustic and old houses we’ve seen around Georgetown. While they don’t focus much on tourism, they are earning from the country’s rich minerals such as gold and of course, their rum.
We stayed at Signature Inn at Georgetown, Guyana and I must say, you would get the luxury in the city – without breaking your bank accounts!
Why we love Signature Inn, Georgetown, Guyana
I started to believe that the people in Guyana are innately kind. You’ve read about my short story about the immigration officer. Now, the ‘friendly – vibe’ didn’t stop upon reaching the hotel. We asked the hotel owner to exchange our money. We had 50 GBP, and she gave us 12,300 Guyanese Dollars. Oh boy, we were able to do a lot of things with our money. It included our bus ride, dinner, and delicious mangoes! Ok, enough about food for now. Let’s talk about Signature Inn and why we recommend it if you are going to Georgetown, Guyana.
The rooms in Signature Inn, Georgetown Guyana range from Standard to Deluxe. They have the Deluxe King Room, Budget Double Room, Classic Quadruple Room and Deluxe Double Room. The rooms at the ground floor are perfect for guests who are using wheelchairs. Here are some of the inclusions if you stay at Signature Inn.
- Direct International Dialing
- High-Speed Wi – Fi
- Air Conditioning
- Cable TV
There is a complimentary breakfast for all the guests staying at Signature Inn. You can even have it delivered to your own room. It was such a superb service, I tell you. Continental and Vegetarian options are available.
Conference Room – If you are visiting Georgetown, Guyana for business purposes, you might want to consider staying at the Signature Inn as they have facilities to conduct meetings and conferences. They also have the equipment to make your business activities even more successful.
Parking – You don’t have to worry if you are bringing your own car at Signature Inn. The private parking is available, and you don’t have to make reservations.
Terrace – If you wish to breathe fresh air while you stay in the Signature Inn, then spend few minutes on the property’s terrace and relax a bit.
If you spend a couple of days in Georgetown, Guyana, make sure to include the following in your ‘to go’ list.
St George’s Cathedral – The largest wooden structure in the area. It is still undergoing repairs nevertheless, it is still a must-see landmark.
Promenade Gardens – They say that this is an underrated garden and one must be able to spend time here. It is a relaxing place between the busy streets of the capital.
Guyana Botanical Gardens – If you love animals, then this is one of the best places to visit when in Guyana.
Stabroek Market – Get great finds and mingle with locals in the market.
Guyana National Museum – Learn the history and embrace it even more by visiting the National Museum.
Walter Roth Museum of Anthropology – If anthropology interests you so much, then don’t miss it!
Parliament Building of Guyana – If you want to see an amazing structure in Guyana, then you better head to the Parliament Building. You will appreciate the efforts that were put into these historical buildings.
National Library of Guyana – With the emergence of digital books, it would be great to have a visit at the National Library of Guyana. The smell of the hardbound books is just amazing and nostalgic.
Eat Street Food – Because you would miss so much if you don’t.
Fact Sheet: Frequently Asked Question about Signature Inn, Georgetown Guyana
1. How much is the rate in Signature Inn, Georgetown Guyana?
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2. What are the cards accepted in this property?
The property accepts both Visa and Mastercard.
3. How far is Signature Inn from the airport?
We traveled around 45 minutes from the airport to reach the hotel. Along the way, you would find plantation and factories. The inn is located at 83 Laluni Street, Queenstown, Georgetown, Guyana.
4. Are children allowed on the property?
Yes, children are welcome. However, there is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
5. What is the check – in and check – out time in Signature Inn, Georgetown, Guyana.
Check – In Time: 1500 – 0000 hours
Check – Out Time: 1030 -1100 hours
6. What should you bring upon check – in?
Guests are required to show IDs and credit card before checking in.
7. Are pets allowed on the property?
No pets are allowed within the property.
8. How many rooms are there in Signature Inn, Georgetown, Guyana?
There is a total of 35 rooms in the property.
9. Is there an available airport shuttle?
Yes, there are available airport shuttles for the guests.
10. Is the wi – fi available in all areas?
Yes, the wi – fi is available in all areas and is for free.
Georgetown, Guyana might be a simple destination, but the warm and genuine kindness of the locals would pull me back to spend more time on our next visit.
Note: We had a complimentary stay at Signature Inn, Georgetown, Guyana. However, all opinions were bases from our experience.