Welcome to the Picoplat, your tropical home away from home!A place to relax or conduct business. WiFi available
Picoplat: Home Away From Home
3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Ages 2 - 12
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Under 2
3 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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Picoplat: a small tropical bird known for its joyful singing.
This charming , self contained apartment,nestled in hills of the historic capital ,with panoramic views is an Ode to Joy! Two options:self contained or access to pool and breakfast.Enquire after filling out profile with photo, work and interests.

The space

Eclectic, thoughtfully designed apartment, with with attention to detail and guests' needs: now features an added on utility room/kitchenette with laundry and light cooking facilities tabletop stove,toaster oven, microwave and fridge.
The rooms are also now totally self contained and gated to enter, with its own small patio, and also gated to enter the home space with veranda, if that option is preferred.
There is a desk and storage areas for folding and hanging clothes.
A fold over sofa bed seats or sleeps one, in addition to the full bed.
If breakfast option is preferred, guests have access to the home's recently upgraded garden and deck with access to the new plunge pool with views of the picturesque mountain range and the plains below. Enclosed verandah (The Sample Room) to savor tasty, homemade delights and watch our wide variety of birds.
'The Song of the Picoplat is the song of the soul of Trinidad, a melody of easy joy and spontaneous celebration. It is a song that encompasses all the colours and textures of humankind, a New World island tune that echoes with fragments of melodies and themes from all the ancestral continents.'
This quote is from Peter Minshall- renown Mas maker
My sincere hope is that you experience this joy in this space......


Guest access

Guests have 2 options:
Fully self contained and private, with amenities for preparation of their own meals- this is the listed option.
If guests wish, they can have option to have access to the inner garden, deck and plunge pool and enclosed veranda, with breakfast-there is an extra cost of 15 usd per person.

Guests access the property by the pedestrian gate, but a car spot inside with a gate remote is available on request.

Interaction with guests

I love meeting and caring for people!
I am also conversant in French and Spanish and love to practice.
I wish to show all our guests Trini hospitality and am willing to work with special dietary needs, including vegetarian if the breakfast option is preferred.
I would love to tell guests about our local culture and recommend places to visit

Other things to note

Carnival rates are 200 USD per day for 2, and $75 for the third guest.
The minimum cost of a stay at this high demand time is 5 days.
This is a self contained apartment explained above.
Ask about our concierge packages also- transport to venues and meals.
Afternoon tea or simple dinner available on request at an additional cost.


Extra people £38 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee £8
Security Deposit £76
Weekly Discount: 17%
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House Rules

No smoking allowed in apartment.
No unregistered guests to stay overnight.
No pets allowed.
Please respect the space and the neighborhood.
I do my best to treat guests with utmost care and dignity, so if the golden rule is followed, all will go well.
Please be green! Turn of AC when not in use.


Safety features
First aid kit

1 night minimum stay

2 Reviews

Alex User Profile
December 2015
Very friendly, welcoming host who likes to prepare traditional Trini foods if you are interested. We stayed in the separate apartment which was pleasant and comfortable, with air conditioning, and we had breakfast in a nice light room opening onto her lovely garden.

Nikki User Profile
February 2016
Rose Marie was a warm and attentive host. She made us feel very welcomed. It was truly a pleasure.

This host has 5 reviews for other properties.

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St. Joseph, Trinidad and TobagoJoined in February 2014
Rose Marie User Profile

Female professional who enjoys sharing her garden and passion for cooking and hospitality with others.
Conversant in Spanish and French and loves practicing them!
Loves design and is addicted to houzz!

Languages: English, Español, Français
Response rate: 50%
Response time: within a day

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