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Friday, September 25, 2009

Carlton Savannah Hotel

Reading the newspaper headlines today stating that Queen Elizabeth II and her entourage is allegedly staying at the new Carlton Savannah Hotel in Cascade I realize my review of the hotel was never done, as promised, so let me rectify that now.

I stayed at the Carlton Savannah a couple months ago and the most outstanding thing about the hotel apart from the chic decor and huge rooms is the service. It is really a very pleasant and welcoming surprise to have such great service which is not always the case in customer oriented business in Trinidad,unfortunately.

Location wise the Carlton Savannah is ideal for those coming for Carnival as it is very close to the Queen's Park Savannah. The spot it is on used to be the location of the infamous Pelican Inn , a favourite watering hole of mine back in the day. The car park for the hotel is located across the street, which is the only caveat, but space is limited so I guess they retained the original car park set up from the Pelican era. There is valet parking however, so you do not even need to park your car yourself.

car park

The rooms are nice and spacious, if you are into the whole boutique vibe you get that aplenty at the Carlton with it's contemporary furnishings, like a platform bed, and totally gorgeous modern bathroom! Trust me, when you see the bathroom you will know exactly what I mean by gorgeous.

room

There are two restaurants and also a bar at the hotel, one restaurant is casual while the other is fine dining. A narrow pool is available for guests, complete with lounging areas and poolside service if you desire.

pool

Overall a fantastic stay was had at the Carlton, they do have Carnival rates and packages so if you are still looking for a hotel you can give them a call or email, contact information can be found on their website. Rates are on par with the other hotels in it's class, read not CHEAP, but hey if it is fit enough for a Queen you know it is worth it!

TRIBE Ignite Tickets Go On Sale Today

My tickets for DV 8 have been reserved (runour is the location is in Homestead), Black and White ticket has been purchased online and I will be picking up my TRIBE Ignite tickets at TRIBE's mas camp as they go on sale from today, Friday September 25.




The details are as follows:

TRIBE's chic & sexy party meets Hollywood's most sophisticated, upscale, and stunning venue. Ignite the Opium and take your Miami Carnival experience to the next level.

Thursday Oct 8th, 11pm - 6am

TRIBE brings the best DJ's in each city to IGNITE Miami:
Private Ryan (Miami)
Back 2 Basics (NYC)
D'Bandit (Toronto)
Hypa Hoppa (Trinidad)
RED 96.7fm's best (Trinidad)
and more...

Ltd Adv Ladies US$20 | Ltd Adv US$25

Tickets available from Fri Sept 25th through Committee & Online.

All TRIBE crew flying up from Trinidad, tickets will be made available for you at TRIBE Mas Camp (Rosalino St., Woodbrook | 625-6800)





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