Hôtel des Palmistes: the charm of a colonial house

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Hôtel des Palmistes: the charm of a colonial house

A traditional creole building from the late 19th century, listed as a historical monument, is now a charming boutique hotel overlooking Cayenne's principal square, the Place des Palmistes.

An integral part of French Guiana's history, and witness to the passage of many of its greatest figures, the Hôtel des Palmistes combines traditional style, imposed by the building's fabulous architecture, with modern elegance. The result is a very relaxing and restful stay.

With some flair, the boutique hotel retains all its historical finery, including the original wooden floors, large living areas and delicate period ironwork weathered by time. The spacious nine rooms have colonial furniture and no shortage of character. Fully air-conditioned, they are equipped with satellite TV, a minibar, and a courtesy area with a coffee machine and tea kettle.

The excellent restaurant on the ground floor has been in operation since 1903, and the bar is probably the liveliest place in the city, keenly frequented by the local bourgeoisie and passing tourists alike.

Hôtel des Palmistes
12 avenue du Général de Gaulle
97300 Cayenne

+594 (0)5 94 30 00 50

www.palmistes.com/

Rooms: from 125 EUR