Hotels in French Guiana are generally pricey but comfortable. Most hotels have some English-speaking staff. The most economical options include long-stay gîtes (guesthouses; inquire at tourist offices) in Cayenne, Kourou and St Laurent du Maroni, and rustic carbets (open-air huts) for hammocks in more rural areas.

Price Ranges

The following price ranges refer to a double room with bathroom outside of Carnaval (which preceeds Easter and is usually in February). Unless otherwise stated, all taxes are included, but breakfast is not.

$ less than €85

$$ €85–150

$$$ more than €150

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