The Takutu Hotel – Lethem

The page was first published on the 27th of December, 2014 and last updated on the 10th of September, 2016 by Patrick Carpen.

A photo of the environs of the Takutu Hotel: taken around September, 2016 by Patrick Carpen.

A photo of the environs of the Takutu Hotel: taken around September, 2016 by Patrick Carpen.

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Physical Address: Lot JH, Takutu Drive, Lethem, Rupununi, Guyana, South America.

Telephone: (592) 772-2034



The Takutu Hotel in Lethem, Rupununi Savannas, Guyana is doubtless when of the best places to stay in Lethem!


A Little Background Information.

The Takutu River is a river that runs along the Rupununi Savannas, and separates Guyana from Brazil. The “Takutu River Bridge” is the bridge that crosses the Takutu River and connects Guyana to Brazil.

The Takutu Hotel in Lethem, Rupununi, Guyana, is one of the most popular hotels in the Rupununi Savannahs, if not the most popular. I’ve had the honour of staying at the Takutu Hotel for more than six months during my voyages throughout South America and I was very impressed with the environment and services.

The Takutu Hotel: More Information

The Takutu Hotel sports 39 self-contained rooms for visitors, all outfitted with air-conditioning and their prices range from approximately GY$6000.00 (30 US dollars) to GY20,000.00 (100 US dollars) per night. If you plan to stay for extended periods of time, you can negotiate for a discounted price.

Conveniently, the Takutu Hotel has a built-in restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Right next to the Takutu Hotel is the Takutu Bar and the Takutu Gas Station – all partners of the same enterprise.

The Takutu Hotel in Lethem, Rupununi also features a benab at the back of the hotel for tourists who want to tie hammocks or camp in portable tents. The cost for a hammock and tent space is GY$1000.00 (5 US dollars) per night.

The Takutu Hotel: Frequented Asked Questions

At present, the Takutu Hotel does not have a swimming pool but plans are in progress to construct one.

The Takutu Hotel: A Tourism Hub in the Rupununi

Whether you want to visit the Brazilian city of Boa Vista, go bird watching in Rewa, fishing in Guns Village, or just sight seeing in the Rupununi Savannahs, our friendly and helpful staff at the Takutu Hotel will supply with all the tools, information and resources you need to get where you want to go.

How To Find The Takutu Hotel in Lethem

The Takutu Hotel is very easy to find once you arrive in Lethem. The Takutu Hotel is located right opposite the Lethem Power Company Station in Lethem. The Takutu Hotel is located just five minutes walking distance from the Lethem airport. If you enter Guyana through the border with Brazil, you will need to take a taxi to bring you to the Takutu Hotel. Generally speaking, all taxi drivers know where the Takutu Hotel is.

The entrance to the Takutu Hotel. September, 2016.

The entrance to the Takutu Hotel. Photo taken around September, 2016.

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this great!