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The Beach House Layou Dominca
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The Beach House Layou Dominca
Kitchen & bar area
Kitchen area
Living room chairs
Living room from loft.  Double futon
Living room w/double futon
Double futon in living room
Ladder to sleeping loft
King size bed in sleeping loft
View from upstairs outdoor area
View from upstairs outdoor area
Exterior of house a/c unit
Off street parking in garage will fit a full size SUV
Garage w/laundry room
Stairs to upstairs outdoor living area
Stairs to back of house
Outdoor living area upstairs
Outdoor living area upstairs
Outdoor living area upstairs
grill in outdoor area upstairs
Upstairs bathroom with hot water shower
Solar water heater
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1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Mero, Saint Joseph Parish, Dominica

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Sandy B
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Location”
Reviewed 9 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015
2
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Patti was a fabulous host. She had just returned to Dominica after being gone on some adventures with her husband. The village is great. It can be noisy in the day, but quiets down at night. The sunset from the top deck are amazing. Even more so with a glass of wine in the hot tub. Patti even has a privacy curtain to block the neighbors view of the tub. The house is centrally located for exloring Dominica. The main house is one room and cozy . It is decorated with Patti's husband's underwater photos. The sleeping loft is up a ladder to a king bed. The living room, the house is one room, has a double futon.
This house has great neighbors who watch out for you. It is the perfect place to stay. I'd do it again.

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Adam J
Dominica
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Cool”
Reviewed 28 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
4
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Perfect location,next to layou river,this beach house with air con & wifi gave all the comforts of home & all round views .
Perfectly placed in the middle of the island ,
Also gave great insight to island local life,if you need anything just ask there's always someone who can help .
If on a short break 1-2weeks a car is a must ,you don't want to miss anything,you'll be stopping for pics everywhere
The owner Patricia Rendell (patty) is a sweetie who just shares her love of dominica

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Liked best: Wifi air con
Liked least: Sand was to hot
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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JVR155019
Toronto, Canada
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62 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“The Beach House”
Reviewed 22 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015
6
people found this review helpful

We have rated the beach house a 5. But for some the ladder to the sleeping loft might render the house not the best choice. I am a fit senior who, personally, had no problems with it. This is a great place to stay for most everyone, because of the beach location, the gorgeous sunsets, the village neighbors (especially Mary and clam, who have a store and take out restaurant next-door - when we didn't feel like cooking or going out to eat, they provided us delicious chicken and fish and provided us with most of the provisions we needed.) The Beach House is two floors. The main floor has the main kitchen, Coach chairs WC and sleeping loft. The second floor covered Terrace, open on two sides, windows with screens on the third, has two hammocks, a BBQ and hot tub. From here in our rental car we travel to almost the whole of the island, over several days. You will probably need a car. We recommend Valley car rentals and thank Merle & Miguel for their great service. Miguel picked us up and delivered us to the ferry. we had a problem with the car's AC. Miguel brought a replacement vehicle to our door. Thanks go to our host, Patti, who is gracious, knowledgable and very helpful for all of our needs and concerns. She supplied a local mobile phone which came in very handy. We highly recommend this location

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Katie616
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Unforgettable Stay at The Beach House”
Reviewed 29 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015
2
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Patti was a great host, so friendly and warm and definitely made us feel right at home in Layou. The village is great, people are very friendly and the food is delicious. Loved the Beach House, it had everything we needed and sunsets on the top deck were amazing. I would wholeheartedly recommend Patti's place to anyone looking to explore Dominica because it's perfectly situated in close proximity to a lot of great hikes, waterfalls, beaches and towns. If I return I'd stay there again in a second. Thanks again for your hospitality!

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Liked best: The view
Liked least: Wish I could have stayed longer
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Neil S
Komoka, Canada
2 reviews
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“Experiance the true culture of the village of Layou, with first world amenities.”
Reviewed 31 December 2014 for a stay in December 2014
3
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Patti met us at the Beach House and introduced us to the local surroundings and neighbours. This was much appreciated. The Beach house is right in the middle of the busy village of Layou, which although noisy at times, tends to become quiet around 9pm each night (even the small bar next door was quiet by 9pm). Cleanliness and amenities were good and we appreciated the little 'variety' store, bar and eating 'kitchenettes' we had as neighbours. We spent the majority of time, when we were at the Beach House, on the upper covered porch, which offers a 360 degree panoramic view of the surrounding area, including the quiet secluded beach with it's amazing sunsets and rainbows. However, what impressed us most was how welcoming the people of Dominica were. They are extremely friendly and offer help every chance that they get, without any expectations in return and if you do tip them, they are extremely thankful. If you are looking to be pampered and waited upon, the Beach House is not for you. If you want to experience what it is like to live in a third world village complete with the people, noises and smells associated with their laidback lifestyle, with first world amenities at your fingertips (in the Beach House), Layou and the Beach House, is the perfect destination.

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Liked best: The setting in the village of Layou
Liked least: The roosters, which crowed all the time and the burning of garbage
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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