Paramaribo

Paramaribo, photo by Ron Van Oers
 

Paramaribo is the capital and largest city of Suriname, located on banks of the Suriname River on the northern coast of the country.

Paramaribo has a population of roughly 250,000 people, more than half of Suriname’s total.

The historic inner city of Paramaribo is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for architecture from its history as a former Dutch colonial town from the 17th and 18th centuries planted in tropical South America.

The capital has many characteristics of a large village community, and while there are few real landmarks and sights, it is a pleasant and relaxed place to visit.

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Overall Atmosphere: Combination
Combination Atmosphere destinations combine elements of both cultural and natural destinations, where this combination is itself essential to the travel experience. Common examples are Archaeological Sites (where culture is usually experienced outdoors), Scenic Local Markets (where indigenous cultures interact outdoors), Hotsprings and Vineyard Areas (where nature provides the raw materials but humans create the surroundings), and Unique Cultural Landscapes (where humans and nature interact in innovative ways, as in the elaborate rice terracing systems of Asia).

Combination Interests typically fall somewhere in the middle of the three types of primary interests in terms of
(a) how climate-dependent they are
(b) how accessible and physically demanding they are.
Featuring both cultural and natural attractions.
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Redsappartementen

Offering a terrace, Redsappartementen is set in Paramaribo, 2.1 km from Paramaribo Central Market. St. Petrus en Paulus kathedraal is 1.4 km from the property. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Average score from 18 guest reviews: 8.9/10.

$25

 
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Bro appartementen

Offering a barbecue and views of the garden, Bro appartementen is set in Meerzorg. Paramaribo is 3.9 km from the property. Free WiFi is featured and free private parking is available on site. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$35

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Pleasant Stay Paramaribo

Offering accommodation with air conditioning, Pleasant Stay Paramaribo is set in Paramaribo, 700 metres from Paramaribo Central Market. St. Petrus en Paulus kathedraal is 700 metres from the property. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Average score from 18 guest reviews: 9.3/10.

$25

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Rivas Rooms & Apartments

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Rivas Rooms & Apartments offers accommodation in Paramaribo, 1.7 km from Paramaribo Central Market. Free private parking is available on site. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 7.8/10.

$25

 
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Rani's gastenverblijf

Offering a barbecue, Rani's gastenverblijf is set in Paramaribo, just 6 minutes by foot from downtown. Free WiFi is available . Featuring a terrace, all units feature a seating and dining area. Average score from 12 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$30

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Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
At Rachel

At Rachel

Offering a year-round outdoor pool, At Rachel is set in Paramaribo, 2.2 km from Paramaribo Central Market. St. Petrus en Paulus kathedraal is 1.5 km from the property. Free private parking is available on site. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 9.7/10.

$44

 
$449.7
Q-Inn Boutique Hotel

Q-Inn Boutique Hotel

Set in Paramaribo, 1.7 km from Paramaribo Central Market, Q-Inn Boutique Hotel features free WiFi access and free private parking. Guests can enjoy some cocktails in the on-site bar with a terrace. The property is set 1.7 km from the Central Market. Average score from 25 guest reviews: 9.0/10.

$46

 
$469.0
Asteria Studios

Asteria Studios

Asteria Studios is centrally located in Paramaribo, between Kwatta and Zorg and Hoop, in a quiet neighborhood. Free Wi-Fi is provided and the Academic Hospital, Anton de Kom University, and U.S. Embassy are located nearby. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 8.8/10.

$34

$348.8
Maya Apartments

Maya Apartments

Maya Apartments is a self-catering accommodation located in Paramaribo. Free WiFi access is available throughout the property. The property is 3.8 km from Paramaribo Central Market and 3 km from St. Petrus en Paulus Kathedraal. Average score from 65 guest reviews: 8.8/10.

$35

 
$358.8
S-Villa

S-Villa

S-Villa is situated in central Paramaribo, 1 km from Paramaribo Central Market. Each room at this bed and breakfast is air conditioned and comes with a flat-screen TV. Average score from 57 guest reviews: 8.8/10.

$39

 
$398.8
Boom Apartments

Boom Apartments

Offering a terrace and views of the garden, Boom Apartments is located in Paramaribo. Paramaribo Central Market is 1.3 km away. Free WiFi is available . The accommodation is air conditioned and has a flat-screen TV. Average score from 32 guest reviews: 8.7/10.

$40

 
$408.7
Guesthouse Amice

Guesthouse Amice

Featuring a garden with a swimming pool, Guesthouse Amice offers rooms with free Wi-Fi only 3 km Paramaribo city centre. Breakfast and free parking are provided. Hermitage Mall is 2 km away. Average score from 34 guest reviews: 8.7/10.

$41 - $69

 
$418.7
Nosa's Gastenverblijf

Nosa's Gastenverblijf

Nosa'gastenverblijf offers spacious apartments located in the heart of Paramaribo, right next to a city bus stop. It features free WiFi and on-site parking. Each apartment here is air-conditioned and includes a full kitchen and a seating area. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 8.5/10.

$35

$358.5
Tropical Breeze Apartments

Tropical Breeze Apartments

Offering a terrace and views of the city, Tropical Breeze Apartments is situated in Paramaribo. Paramaribo Central Market is 5 km away. Free private parking is available on site. All units have a satellite flat-screen TV. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 8.0/10.

$45

$458.0
Holland Lodge Paramaribo

Holland Lodge Paramaribo

Offering an outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant, Holland Lodge Paramaribo is located in Paramaribo. Free WiFi access and free private parking are available. Average score from 94 guest reviews: 8.0/10.

$50

 
$508.0
Bed & Breakfast Flores

Bed & Breakfast Flores

Located in a residential neighborhood 7 km south of Paramaribo city, Bed & Breakfast Flores features a garden and a terrace. Free Wi-Fi and Continental breakfast are included. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 7.8/10.

$50 - $45

$507.8
Tran Elite Hotel Apartments

Tran Elite Hotel Apartments

Featuring an outdoor pool and a garden, Tran Elite Hotel Apartments offers free WiFi and free parking in Paramaribo city. The rooms in Tran Elite Hotel Apartments feature a TV and a private bathroom. Room service is provided. Average score from 52 guest reviews: 7.0/10.

$40 - $100

 
$407.0
Savannah Hotel & Casino

Savannah Hotel & Casino

Featuring a casino, a restaurant and a bar, Savannah Hotel & Casino offers rooms with free WiFi and air conditioning only 1 km from downtown Paramaribo. Free parking and breakfast are provided. Fort Zeelandia Museum is 1 km away. Average score from 33 guest reviews: 6.9/10.

$40 - $95

 
$406.9
Hotel Paramuru

Hotel Paramuru

Hotel Paramuru is centrally located in Paramaribo offering short distances to all the cities attractions such as the city centre classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Free WiFi access is available. Average score from 60 guest reviews: 6.8/10.

$45

 
$456.8
Zeelandia Suites

Zeelandia Suites

Offering a restaurant, Zeelandia Suites is located in Paramaribo, just 3 km from the Paramaribo Zoo and 300 metres from Suriname River. It boasts free Wi-Fi and catered banquet facilities. Average score from 29 guest reviews: 6.7/10.

$39

 
$396.7
Hotel Bar Restaurant Emergency 911

Hotel Bar Restaurant Emergency 911

Featuring free WiFi and a year-round outdoor pool, Hotel Bar Restaurant Emergency 911 offers accommodation in Paramaribo. The hotel has a barbecue and sun terrace, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Free private parking is available on site. Average score from 12 guest reviews: 4.2/10.

$39

$394.2
Rani's gastenverblijf

Rani's gastenverblijf

Offering a barbecue, Rani's gastenverblijf is set in Paramaribo, just 6 minutes by foot from downtown. Free WiFi is available . Featuring a terrace, all units feature a seating and dining area. Average score from 12 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$30

$30-

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Cultural
Historic Landmarks

World Heritage Site

Paramaribo is a unique example of the contact between the European culture of the Netherlands and the indigenous cultures and environment of South America in the years of intensive colonization of this region in the 16th and 17th centuries. The gradual fusion of European architecture and construction techniques with indigenous materials and crafts led to the creation of a new architectural idiom. The result is “An exceptional example of the fusion of European architecture and construction techniques with indigenous South America materials and crafts to create a new architectural idiom.” The overall urban fabric of Paramaribo, which dates from 1680-1800, still survives virtually intact and the authenticity of the townscape is exceptionally high.

Landmarks

Suriname Mosque

National Assembly of Suriname

Neveh Shalom Synagogue

Roman Catholic St Peter and St Paul Cathedral

The Arya Dewaker Hindu Temple

Fort Zeelandia, Abraham Crijnssenweg

St. Peter and Paul Cathedral Presidential Palace Jodensavanne
Also of Interest:
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Parks, Gardens, Zoos
Scenic Local Market

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