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The Takutu Hotel in Lethem, Rupununi

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This article was first published on the 22nd of January 2020 by Patrick Carpen.

Last updated: January 23, 2020 at 15:32 pm

The Takutu Hotel in Lethem: Introduction

The Takutu Hotel in Lethem, Rupununi Savannahs, Guyana, South America is one of your finest choices when looking for accommodation in the Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana. In fact, the Takutu Hotel is reputed to be the oldest hotel in the Rupununi – providing hospitality services since the 1960s.

Dating back to as far as the early 1960s, the Takutu Hotel is one of Lethem’s oldest and yet most modernized hotels. Even with all the modern amenities of a 5-star hotel, it still showcases the rustic settings of the wild Rupununi.

The Takutu Hotel in Lethem: Location

The Takutu Hotel is located to the southern end of Lethem’s Main Commercial Highway (Barrack Retreat) about four buildings away from the GBTI bank in Lethem – directly opposite the GT&T Exchange, obliquely opposite the Lethem Power Company and just around the corner from the Lethem airport.

The physical address of the Takutu Hotel in Lethem is given as:

Lot JH Takutu Drive, Lethem, Rupununi, Guyana, South America.

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The Takutu Hotel in Lethem: Rooms and Services

The Takutu Hotel in Lethem, Rupununi, Guyana South America sports about 50 rooms in total. Rooms range from $7000 GYD up to $20,000 GYD. All rooms are air-conditioned and self-contained (toilet and bath included).

The $7000 dollars room features two single beds. Hot and cold shower rooms start from $8000 and television rooms start from $9,500. There are also rooms from $10,000, $11,000, $12,000, $13,500 and $15,000. The executive suites are $20,000 per night and include free breakfast for two.

The Takutu Hotel has a restaurant which serves meals to guests as well as walk-in customers. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is usually available at the restaurant on-demand. However, guests are advised to place their order for lunch and dinner a few hours in advance – just to be on the safe side.

The Takutu Hotel in Lethem: Hammock and Tent Space

The Takutu Hotel caters for those adventurous travelers who just want a place to rest their heads before continuing on their wild adventures. It offers hammock and tent space with washroom facilities at the backyard of the hotel – in a comfortable and secure environment for just $1000 per night.

Israeli tourist Elhanan Oren camped out at the back of the Takutu Hotel in 2016 during is motorcycle tour around the world.

The Takutu Hotel in Lethem: Get in Touch

Now that you know so much about the Takutu Hotel in Lethem, you might want to plan your next trip there. You can contact the Takutu Hotel on:

Telelephone: (592) 772-2034 or (592) 615-4054 (WhatsApp Available).


Facebook: The Takutu Hotel Facebook Page

The Takutu Hotel in Lethem: Photos

A guest poses for a photo in the Takutu Hotel’s Lobby Area.
Officials from the International Organization for Migration stayed at the Takutu Hotel in Lethem during their 2019 visit to Lethem.
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1 year ago

Looks awesome