Hotels in Paramaribo Suriname

This page includes hotels in Paramaribo Suriname with phone numbers and address. It is a large and useful list of hotels in Paramaribo Suriname south America. Paramaribo is the capital and largest city of Suriname, located on banks of the Suriname River in the Paramaribo District. Paramaribo has a population of roughly 250,000 people, more than half of Suriname’s population. The historic inner city of Paramaribo has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2002. Amsterdam meets the Wild West in Paramaribo, the most vivacious and striking capital in the Guianas. Black and white colonial Dutch buildings line grassy squares, wafts of spices escape from Indian roti shops and mingle with car exhaust, Maroon artists sell colorful paintings outside somber Dutch forts. Locally known as ‘Parbo,’ the inhabitants are proud of their multi-ethnicity and the fact that they live in a city where mosques and synagogues play happy neighbors. In 2002 the historical inner city was listed as a Unesco World Heritage site.

Paramaribo, the 17th-century capital of Suriname, is graced with attractive Dutch, French, Spanish and British colonial architecture. Imposing brick buildings overlook grassy squares and wooden houses crowd narrow streets. Towering palms shade some areas and mangroves still hug the riverside. Mosques and synagogues sit side by side, while Javanese vendors peddle satay and Dutch-speaking Creoles guzzle beer at sidewalk cafes. Central Paramaribo’s focus is the Onafhankelijksplein (Unity Square), fronting the Presidential Palace. Immediately behind the palace is the Palmentuin, an attractive park with tall palms inhabited by tropical birds. To the east is Fort Zeelandia, a 17-century riverside fortification used for the detention and torture of political prisoners after the coup of 1980.
Paramaribo features a tropical rainforest climate, under the Koppen climate classification. The city has no true dry season, all 12 months of the year average more than 60 mm of precipitation, but the city does experience noticeably wetter and drier periods during the year. September through November is the driest period of the year in Paramaribo. Common to many cities with this climate, temperatures are relatively consistent throughout the course of the year, with average high temperatures of 31 degrees Celsius and average low temperatures of 22 degrees Celsius. Paramaribo on average sees roughly 2200 mm of rain each year.

List of Hotels in Paramaribo Suriname

Hotel Eco Resort Inn
Cornelis Jongbawstraat 16, Paramaribo – 4 25522

Fort Zeelandia
Waterkant, Paramaribo – 4 24631

Hotel Eco Resort Inn
Cornelis Jongbawstraat 16, Paramaribo – 4 25522

Royal Torarica
Rainville – 473500

Torarica Hotel
Paramaribo – 4 71500

Courtyard Hotel Paramaribo
Anton Drachtenweg, Paramaribo – 459708

guesthouse
Paramaribo – 520050

Hotel Guesthouse Centre
Van Sommelsdijckstraat 4, Paramaribo – 426310

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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