We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
other travellers have booked this property

The Fort Cottage

Street View of the Fort Cottage
Bedroom 2 - with queen sized bed and en suite bathroom
Living Room
Bedroom 1 - 2 full sized beds
Beautiful blooms
Fully equipped kitchen
Breakfast nook
Cozy reading nook
View of Scarborough from the back porch.
Sunset view from historic Fort King George - just a short stroll away...
Holiday lights
View of side deck
1 of 14Street View of the Fort Cottage
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Scarborough, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago
Welcome to the Fort Cottage. We hope you enjoy your time here in our historic home in this old Tobago neighbourhood. This house and yard once hosted a tobacco processing operation and a chicken farm. It has survived generations of children, the devastating hurricane Flora in 1962, and several earthquakes. The property was recently renovated and all modern conveniences were installed but it maintains all the charm of its 150 year history from its vaulted ceilings to its creaking floors.
Its night-time view over the port of Scarborough may be brighter but it’s not hard to get lost in time looking at the brood of resident chickens foraging for fare in the large backyard or cooling down under the old fashioned outdoor rain-head shower. Fruit trees abound; there’s always something in season at the Fort Cottage – mango, sapodilla, cashew, avoca...
Read more
About the Owner, Glenn G
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Oct 2015
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 1 property
Contact Owner See more properties
Listing #FKN6815251
Reviews from our community
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
English first
Spanish first
English first
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017
person found this review helpful

This beautiful and cosy house has been owned by the Goddard family for generations. It is full of charm of the past with all modern conveniences, such as TV and Wifi, hot water showers, aircondition, washer and dryer, and of course a fully equipped kitchen, including a good fridge and a new stove. The house is surrounded by a large...

Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

My fiance and I often run away to tobago and Fort Cottage was a beautiful contrast to the excessively modern & reputed places we have stayed. The home away from home feel was beautiful, the fruit trees, the breeze, the peace and quiet is very addictive. Coupled with the chickens who my fiance has grown very fond of was a...

Arvis A
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017
people found this review helpful

I had a memorable (2) night stay at the Cottage it was more than I expected it to be, my sister and I felt so comfortable and at home during our stay. The cottage is the perfect place to stay for anyone who enjoys tranquility and a beautiful scenery. Glenn G and Christoper (his caretaker) did everything in their power...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Secure Parking
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Please see additional Health, Safety, Security and Environment rules provided.
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
    1 King
Show Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Select the number of guests
Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
R 749
R 3 746
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Hide Rates
How to get there
Airport: ANR Robinson Airport (TAB) : 10.0 km
Ferry: Scarborough Port : 1.0 km
A few international flights fly directly to Tobago but most connections are made through Trinidad. Connections to Tobago are frequent on Caribbean Airlines with several 20 min flights daily but they get booked quickly. US$45.

The ferry from Trinidad is about UD$10 and takes 2.5 hours. Motion sickness tablets are recommended.

From the airport in Tobago, take Claude Noel Hwy and make a right on Calderhall Rd South, which is two exits past the main Scarborough exit. If you past Dwight Yorke Stadium you've gone to far. Follow Calderhall Road toward Fort George. Make sure you stay on Calderhall Rd. The house is on the right 3 buildings from the end of Calderhall Rd. between a THA office and an empty lot.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
Nearby cities
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
First, check the Availability tab on this page to see if your dates are available. If they are, contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to confirm availability.
How can I contact the owner?
Initially, you may contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox. This inbox is created after you send your first message or booking request to the owner. After you've made your first payment, you'll be able to see the owner's contact information.
How will the owner contact me?
This owner will contact you via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox.
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
You can send another message via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to ask if the property is still available.
How do I pay?
For this property, please use a credit card to pay via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox. Once the owner approves your stay, he or she will send you a quote, which will include payment instructions.
Is my payment insured in any way?
Yes. Payments made via the TripAdvisor inbox are covered by our Peace of Mind Protection.
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
R 749
Book Now
60 travellers
viewed this property in the past week
This property has Payment Protection
Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer.
Learn more about paying safely.