For the visitor who wishes to be in the heart of the Dominica’s capital, Roseau, an excellent standard of service and top class accommodation awaits you at the Garraway Hotel.
Garraway Hotel is run by the Garraway family, the descendants of James Garraway, a Scottish planter and businessman who settled in Dominica during the 1800s and became the first “man of color” to serve as the president of Dominica.
For business or leisure, the Garraway Hotel creates an experience tailored to suit each of its guests’ needs, and is among the most hospitable downtown hotels that allow you to enjoy your stay on the island in the most unique manner. Garraway Hotel can be contacted by simply dialing telephone number (1 767) 449 8800, sending a fax to (1 767) 449 8807, or e-mail to Garraway@cwdom.dm. When visiting the island, come to, Place Heritage, One Dame Eugenia Charles Boulevard, Roseau. The pleasures of this lovely hotel are yours to enjoy.
The Garraway Hotel provides spacious accommodation with 20 deluxe double rooms, 10 suites, and puts everything within a very short walking distance; this includes the principle island ferry terminal, making its location not only ideal, but convenient particularly for the tourist who wishes to experience the daily downtown life. It is adjacent to the historical Old Market which was once used in the nineteenth century as a market place for the sale and torture of African slaves. The National Post Office can be found just three blocks away, while the Dominica National Museum, also known as the Old Post Office Building is just across the street. A ten minute walk into the interior of the city will lead you to the Government Headquarters. On your way there, you will find an array of stores, boutiques, shops, supermarkets, business places amongst the display of traditional wooden houses that were constructed during slavery and preserved and rehabilitated as a reminder of the island’s history and colonial days.
In the evening, enjoy romantic walks on the Dame Eugenia Boulevard and observe fishes as they spring and splash in the moonlit sea, sit in the tranquility of the beautifully landscaped Peeble’s Park as blossoming flamboyant trees sway gracefully in the fresh air, or indulge yourself in fine tropical cuisine at the nearby La Robe Creole Restaurant. On returning to your quarters, treat yourself to some of the finest fruit cocktails, punches, or a simple glass of steaming locally brewed tea.
Dining at the Balisier Restaurant is indeed a pleasure as freshly cooked creole cuisine forms an essential part of daily menus, while other fully equipped hotel facilities such as conference and dining rooms, a ball room, and service centre cater for corporate meetings, wedding activities, dinners, parties and seminars.
Fridays are full of cheer and laughter at the “Ole Jetty Piano Bar” as both locals and guests participate in entertainment activities such as karaoke or dancing to live jazz, calypso and reggae, spiced with hot local specialties such as salt fish accras, jerk chicken, buffalo wings, grilled chicken and Goat Water. This friendly environment definitely adds warmth to the Garraway Hotel’s fine ambience; one that blends the feeling of home into luxurious pampering and exotic delights.