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Where to stay in Surinam


Paramaribo has a number of modern hotels with air conditioning, but advance booking is essential owing to the limited number of beds. A 10% service charge is added. There are several small guest houses and pensions in the city and elsewhere, but it is advisable to check with the tourist office for further information. Hotels and restaurants are rare outside the capital, and travellers are advised to bring their own hammock and food. For further information, contact Surinam Tourism Foundation (see Contact Addresses).


Blaka Watra, Cola Kreek, Republiek and Zandery are resorts with picnic grounds and camping/bathing facilities.

Other accomodation

There is a YMCA in Paramaribo (Heerenstraat).
Furnished apartments with self-catering facilities can be rented.

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